A Film Festival That Celebrates Your Talent As Well As Honors Meaningful Causes – BMC Film Fest

The Blackmagic Collective in Los Angeles presents the BMC Film Fest where filmmakers can make 5-minute or 60-second films inspired by a charity's theme. Amazing prizes include: URSA Mini Pro G2 kit, Sigma Lens kit, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, and more prizes are being added … Continue reading A Film Festival That Celebrates Your Talent As Well As Honors Meaningful Causes – BMC Film Fest

#LikeAGirl

To close out advertising month Leah’s 1 Cool Thing is about an advertising campaign that changed the conversation around the phrase “like a girl” being an insult. The gals also talk about celebrity endorsements and the general strangeness of commercials. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/MyugvFQLEEI Show Notes & Extras: Gal-pals this week are: Dr. Leah Leach, Katie … Continue reading #LikeAGirl

Women’s World Cup Nike Ads

“Hey, you ready?” Our 16-year-old-gal-pal takes our hand and guides us into the world of Nike’s Women’s World Cup Soccer ads where we learn, “Don’t change your dream. Change the World.” However, we can’t be serious for too long so we also talk about doggie dentures, Geico ads, free Doritos, and how to choose poorly. … Continue reading Women’s World Cup Nike Ads

Gal’s Guide NEWS for August 16, 2019 (Brought to you by diamonds)

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for August 16, 2019. Brought to you by diamonds. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/jaP16g4cl1A SHOW NOTES: The third edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS. Brought to you by diamonds. More on Mary Frances Gerety, copywriter of "A Diamond is Forever" Library NEWS Girl Scout Troop 1747 … Continue reading Gal’s Guide NEWS for August 16, 2019 (Brought to you by diamonds)

Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads and Views for Women in Advertising

Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the '60s and Beyond by Jane Maas. Women of Design: Influence And Inspiration from the Original Trailblazer to the new Groundbreakers by Armin Vit Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising by Jean Kilbourne Am I Thin Enough … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads and Views for Women in Advertising

Miss Representation

What do Old Spice, Apple, Geico have in common? There are all ways that Leah found to introduce our gal-pals Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and 16-year-old new-comer Kami Leach. After paying tribute to the amazing ladies of advertising, Bonnie starts off Advertising Month by talking about the eye-opening documentary Miss Representation and what it says … Continue reading Miss Representation

We Need Advertising Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in advertising. Here are the top 20 books/DVDs we would love to add to the library! … Continue reading We Need Advertising Books

Josie and the Pussycats – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate is joined by Joshua Leach to talk about the seriously under-rated Josie and the Pussycats movie from 2001. They talk about the music, the in-jokes, lead singers taking over a band, product placement, subliminal advertising and the moral of the story. ABOUT Filmmaker Kate Chaplin takes a film that has influenced her life for … Continue reading Josie and the Pussycats – Kate’s Take Podcast