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Hot Spots

Thanks for the Hot Spot Love, Briefers!

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On Set

Closed Set Violator

29 Aug 18

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There’s always one lookie loo. Especially when it comes to this show…

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Sam Won!

17 Aug 18

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Star of our History/Alone/Dish spot, Sam Larson, was an even bigger star last night when he won Season 5 of the show! Holy heck! Not sure how he kept such a huge secret from us when we shot in Vancouver this Spring, but double congrats to him and his family on this huge, incredible  accomplishment! If…

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It’s August, Friends…

11 Aug 18

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Be sure to put your feet up a little.

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Party Flavors

23 Jul 18

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AMC and Better Call Saul know how to treat party guests. After the Comic-Con BCS Season 4 premiere screening, they hosted a party with Abluquerque-inspired Southwestern delights and perfect homage to “Gene” with this endless stack of buns. Good times made great.

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The Only Way to Comic-Con

22 Jul 18

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Bye bye, traffic.

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The More Things Change…

24 Jun 18

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Dulé Hill might be digging into his newer USA role, but he still likes a fresh plate of quality digestive enzymes. And sharing a wink with his longtime Psych fans.  

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Worth The Drive

23 Jun 18

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If you’re shooting Toronto and haven’t seen Niagra from the Canadian side, do yourself a favor and go for it. 

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Guys!

23 May 18

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OMG. This foal is only nine days old.

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While We Can’t Show You…

17 May 18

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What we saw at The Walking Dead set this week, we can recommend the down-home goodness of Katie Lou’s Cafe in neighboring Senioa, Georgia. 

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Listen

06 May 18

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Don’t rat us out for parking close to set. It was a weekend and pretty sure Ms. Bernstein was in LA. And remember: Snitches Get Stiches.

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go

05 Mar 18

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This is what we call a good location scout find…

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Yeah.

01 Feb 18

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We could probably shoot here in Austin about once a month. Sincere apologies, as no photo could do this plate of Micklethwait Craft Meat magic justice. You sorta just have to go…

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Holidays In New York

14 Dec 17

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Nothing quite like NYC when the holidays arrive. Especially when you’re there for working on a great project and the first real snow of the season drifts in to greet you.

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Hey, ATL, Not To Worry You, But…

21 Nov 17

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Whaaaaaaat?

11 Sep 17

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Our project with AMC & Better Call Saul won a freakin’ Emmy. Whaaaaaaat? We won for our AMC Better Call Saul Los Pollos Hermanos Training Videos in the category of Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama. The films were written by Ariel Levine, animated by Jay Marks, and starred the incomparable Giancarlo Esposito – with additional efforts by numerous AMC, BCS and…

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Night Moves

28 Jul 17

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Few locations define auto spots in LA more that the iconic 2nd Street Tunnel.   Last night we chased a Toyota Tundra through it a few times for our friends at Discovery. Look for the spot to hit the air in September right around the return of their riveting unscripted show, Yukon Men.

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Bell Rung

20 Jun 17

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How cool is this? So excited to see our Syfy imagery projected on the NASDAQ Jumbotron in Times Sq. yesterday. See part of the campaign here: http://www.baconandsons.com/work/all/obsessed-campaign/  

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Going Full Metal

09 Jun 17

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There’s gold in them thar hills! (And silver and bronze, too!) Thrilled to have been honored with three PromaxBDA Gold award statuettes for our work with Discovery/letgo… plus a Silver and Bronze for History/GEICO. What a night!

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Thanks Again, Adweek

15 May 17

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What a lovely surprise! Bacon’s work for AMC and Better Call Saul got a little more Adweek love in a piece on some of the latest trends in marketing integration… It’s Not Just TV’s Golden Age, We’re Living in the Golden Age of TV Hype

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Just Super

06 Feb 17

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Sure, there are career bucket list items to check off… and then there’s doing a Superbowl spot for AMC’s The Walking Dead. 

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Thank You

11 Nov 16

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Want to feel some America?  Head down to Killeen, TX for their Veteran’s Day Parade.

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Oh, Hello, Clio!

21 Oct 16

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Great night last night at the Clio Key Art Awards.  Firstly, we got to see work showcased that is the absolute class of tv, theatrical and gaming promotion.  Secondly, our evening’s host was the always funny Amy Sadaris.    

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At Bacon & Sons

15 Sep 16

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There’s no hat we won’t wear to get the job done.

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Driving In Hollywood Rule #1

25 Aug 16

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Don’t rear-end Angelyne.  It’s just plain rude.

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PDX

15 Jul 16

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We heart Portland.  Running around this fun, funky town on a multi-day documentary project we got to see, hear and taste much of what it has to offer.  So much to love.  Great crew and people, too!

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Well, isn’t this nice…

23 Jun 16

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Last week’s PromaxBDA Conference was a great time, as always.  We hobnobbed with many of our favorite people in the promo world and enjoyed some inspiring and informative panels.  “The State of Our Art” presented by Maurice Marable & Kendrick Reid was a personal favorite, featuring truly heartfelt, transformative work. Though it’s never why you go, it was lovely to…

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Head Of The Class

12 May 16

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Though initially famous for starring a very different (and far superior) sitcom, actor/director/singer/pro race car driver/scratch golfer/host/consummate professional Alfonso Ribeiro is a class of his own.

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New York Festivals

19 Apr 16

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  Yesterday was a banner day for Bacon & Sons… with a little adventure on the side. Our launches for Join Or Die and (this past season’s) The Walking Dead got some wonderful recognition from the New York Festivals award show at NAB.  As if that alone wasn’t a treat enough, we walked out of a tech scout…

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Hot Or Spot!

03 Feb 16

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Maybe it’s the nuke at the end, but Promax gave our Join Or Die launch the spotlight.  Always appreciated!

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JOIN OR DIE Before and After

01 Feb 16

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We’re big fans of those before-and-after process pieces that accompany big budget franchise flicks, so here’s a little behind-the-scenes look at the Join or Die pre-viz…

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Hot Walker Action

24 Aug 15

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As if working with the show itself wasn’t reward enough, we’re proud of how this project turned out.  Collaborating with everyone at AMC and The Walking Dead to make it happen was, once again, an inspired experience.  You put the “hot” in this Hot Spot.

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ADWEEK

05 Aug 15

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Thanks USA Network for letting us be a part of your new VOD strategy. We had a blast last month working with the ‪#‎USAPlayingHouse‬ ladies on two Toyota spots airing on-air and on-demand. Great to see your creative smarts profiled by the folks at ADWEEK.

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#brandedcontent15

11 Jun 15

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Thanks ‪#‎BrandedContent15‬ for including TWO of our spots as examples of your five rules for Branded Content marketing! ‪#‎PromaxBDA15‬

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Peanut Butter Fudge Promax Love

10 Jun 15

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Nice to get some recognition during the big shindig down at LA Live #promaxbda15. Thanks again to our pals at History and Sonic for a great collaboration, teamwork and tater tots. Link: http://brief.promaxbda.org/content/historys-texas-rising-and-sonic-partner

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Next Level Collaboration

19 May 15

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Teamwork.  We gots it.

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Another Kind of reward.

10 May 15

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Unless you happen to be on one of the few remaining transcontinental flights still without wifi, there’s not much time away from work these days.  It takes a concerted effort, at times, to really break from deadlines, conference calls and the obligations required to keep your clients satisfied and your team motivated.  But you’ve got…

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On Set

Sorry, Ma’am

07 May 15

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But this is a closed set.

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Run Don’t Walk

30 Apr 15

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To Casa Rubia in Dallas.  This tapas inspired restaurant was an amusement park ride of delectable delights.  Each dish topped the one that came before it.  We ended up trying as many dishes as we possibly could.  Not one disappointed. And after a pretty great meal the night before at Smoke in Plano, we’re luck…

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TBT

09 Apr 15

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Nothing drove Lauren Zalaznick and me (Dan) more crazy than this fucking logo. All throughout our tenure at VH1 — post rebrand from the awful Memphis-style logo — we’d encounter this monstrosity in tertiary cable markets and local listings. It just wouldn’t die. Bane of our existence. Be gone, you!

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To The Victor Goes The Spoils

20 Mar 15

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Or in this case, the crew… There’s no better way to cap off shooting a branded spot on a crabbing boat than to plop the crustaceans we shot right into boiling water and go to town.  Unless, of course, you add a cold IPA or two… Also, Half Moon Bay is heaven.

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Lego My Producer

08 Mar 15

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Cold Hard Fact #30

24 Jan 15

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Rockefeller Plaza is really the best.

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On Set

The Pursuit of Happiness

19 Dec 14

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Going off-road with Pursuit System’s Buggy is one hell of a way to finish the year.  Hell, Dan looks so badass back there, he’s signing autographs…

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Best of…

19 Dec 14

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Receiving a Vimeo Staff Pick – among other accolades – was swell, but making Nylon’s best 2014 might be the year’s real highlight for David’s Priory video.  Thanks, Nylon!

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The Twittersphere Has Spoken

13 Oct 14

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The great thing about being associated with a ratings juggernaut like AMC’s The Walking Dead is the instant public feedback available to us. We can’t say that all 17.3 million people who watched the Season 5 premiere saw our TWD Fan Spot, but for those who did, it appears as though they really liked it!

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“Weekend” Love

16 Sep 14

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David Vincent Wolf’s video for the Priory single “Weekend” has already gotten some love from Time Magazine and Entertainment Tonight, but today Yahoo! Music joined in when they decided take every rollerskating video they could find for a spin and rank them. 

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The Luminary

10 Aug 14

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Friend of Bacon Eli Kirshtein’s long anticipated Atlanta restaurant The Luminary opened this month.  A couple of us got a sneak peek in July of the place, but this week we were able to eat a fantastic meal there. Long story short: Eat there.  You’ll thank us after.

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Fit For A King

08 Aug 14

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Happy Birthday!

04 Jul 14

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Kick up your heels and enjoy yourself a good time, America!