COVID-19 is already emerging as the defining event for today’s Gen Zs and Millennials. Cassandra, ENGINE’s youth & culture experts leveraged their knowledge of these generations to take the long view into how Covid-19 will impact Gen Z & Millennials, their values, their behaviors, and even how culture moves forward and evolves from this.
ENGINE TAKES HOME THREE CLIO ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
It was a winning night as ENGINE took home three 2019 Clio Entertainment Awards, including a GOLD, for its work on HBO’s “The Sopranos – Nicknames” campaign! ENGINE’s Chief Creative Officer Will Gelner and Creative Director Ashley Tyra picked up the awards at a ceremony held on November 21st at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The awards celebrate and recognize creativity in the entertainment business.
ENGINE won in the following categories:
•Television/Streaming: Digital/Mobile & Social Media Technique (Copywriting) GOLD
•Television/Streaming: Innovation (Television/Streaming) BRONZE
•Television/Streaming: Social Media (Single Platform) with HBO BRONZE
Click here to read more about the wins on the 2019 Clio Entertainment Awards website.
Watch the case study video here.
About the Campaign
The campaign honored the 20th anniversary of The Sopranos by having HBO’s official Twitter handle offer Soprano-inspired nicknames to anyone who tweeted them their first name. The response was immediate. Television networks, brands, and celebrities alike wanted in on a Sopranos nickname, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Wendy’s, Olive Garden, GIPHY, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Macaulay Culkin, and Laura Dern. In total, it garnered over 3 million impressions!
Leading Digital and Tech Platforms Join Ad Council, White House, HHS and CDC to Address COVID-19 Crisis
NEW YORK, NY, March 25, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that they are partnering with leading digital and technology platforms, including Amazon, Apple, EMX, Facebook, Google, SiriusXM and Pandora, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter and Verizon Media, among others, to extend the reach and impact of critical COVID-19 response messaging.
At ENGINE, we have the real-time pulse of the consumer, today, and always. Throughout this pandemic we will be offering weekly insights from identifying important data points and trends from the voice of the consumer.
These Online CARAVAN® omnibus surveys were conducted March 13-15, March 16-17, and March 20-22, 2020. Approximately 1000 adults selected from opt-in panels were surveyed each time. The results are also weighted to U.S. Census data to be demographically representative.