Category Archives: News

BARK BARK Wins Gold at Clio Entertainment Awards


We continued our awards season run with a Gold and Silver at the Clio Entertainment Awards. Congrats to our client partners! “Jumanji” + Discovery Networks Theatrical: Partnerships & Collaborations “Claws” + TNT Television/Streaming: Original Content

Allstate’s Pillars & Poetry Tour Featured by ESPN’s The Undefeated


Our latest branded content partnership with Leo Burnett, hosted by Grammy award-winning spoken-word artist J. Ivy, is giving students at HBCUs a platform to find strength in their own voices. Here’s an excerpt from the article by Maya Jones, The Undefeated: Before the awards, accolades, television appearances and international recognition, […]

2018 Clio Entertainment Awards Finalists


We’re proud to have two of our branded entertainment campaigns make the short list this year. Thanks to all our client partners for giving us these amazing opportunities! “Jumanji” + Discovery Networks Theatrical: Partnerships & Collaborations “Claws” + TNT Television/Streaming: Original Content

UPWORTHY + RED ROBIN + UNDER ARMOUR: OUR LATEST MINI-DOC HAS LEGS


After creating our latest piece for Upworthy and Red Robin, we worked closely with Under Armour to organically amplify the video across their social channels, helping us quickly reach over 1M views. Under Armour, whose logo appears on the team’s uniforms as the primary sponsor but otherwise was not involved, […]

BARK BARK WINS 14 TELLY AWARDS, 3 GOLDS


We took home 3 Gold, 2 Silver, and 9 Bronze awards at the 2018 Telly Awards. A huge thank you to all of our partners who gave us these opportunities. Orbitz “It’s a Great Big World” BRANDED CONTENT: TRAVEL & TOURISM Comedy Central + Truth BRANDED CONTENT: PUBLIC INTEREST & […]

15 Nominations for Bark Bark at PromaxBDA


We’re honored to have 9 of our projects nominated across 12 categories in North America and Global at this year’s PromaxBDA Awards. Orbitz “It’s a Great Big World” DIRECTING – North America TALENT INTEGRATION USING SOCIAL MEDIA – North America TALENT INTEGRATION USING SOCIAL MEDIA – Global USE OF ORIGINAL […]

Takashi Wins Georgia Film Award


Our director Takashi Doscher debuted his feature film “Still” to a sold out crowd for its world premiere at the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival, and was honored with the Georgia Film Award. Next up, the film is headed to the Nashville Film Festival. Logline: When a sick hiker (MADELINE BREWER, […]

Jan Featured by Real To Reel


Our very own Jan Mullins recently went on tour with Omari Hardwick and Gentleman Jack, helping uplift black voices in film with the return of the Real To Reel Contest. After her short film Soul Fire won the competition last year, Jan is encouraging other filmmakers from around the country […]

JAN AND CHRIS WIN 2 GOLD AT BWFN


We’re incredibly proud of Jan and Chris for taking home awards for Best Screenplay and Best Director at the Black Women Film Network Short Film Festival. “Soul Fire” Written, Directed, and Produced by Janlatae Mullins – Winner: Best Screenplay, 2018 Black Women Film Network Short Film Festival “Broken Branches” Written, […]

Official Film Festival Selections! BARK BARK Directors Recognized for Short Films


We’re thrilled to announce our directors have had their short films selected for upcoming film festivals. “Couch for Sale” Written, Directed, and Produced by Takashi Doscher – Official Selection, 2018 Santa Barbara Film Festival “Broken Branches” Written, Directed, and Produced by Chris Hamilton Produced by Janlatae Mullins – Winner: Best […]

AICP Sets National Board, Unveils Roster For Newly Formed Post Council


BARK BARK’s Tabitha Mason-Elliott will continue representing the Southeast Region as part of the AICP’s 2018 National Board of Directors. “We’re delighted with the newly constituted AICP National Board, and welcome our new members as well as returning directors,” noted Matt Miller, AICP president and CEO. This is a smart, […]

BRIAN TOLLESON FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES


The NYT reached out to BT to contribute to their article “Don’t Listen to Washington, Tourist Organizations Try Telling Foreigners,” highlighting our efforts to promote the power of inclusivity and diversity in travel. “Travel isn’t about negativity at all,” said Brian Tolleson, managing partner at the agency Bark Bark, which […]

BARK BARK Fosters Prosocial Partnership with NCCHR & Change.org


We built a technology partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Change.org to empower visitors to take action through an interactive installation. We have continued our support of The NCCHR in their endeavors to educate and inspire people about relevant civil and human rights issues in […]

2017 Clio Entertainment Awards Shortlist


We’re thrilled to announce that our theatrical marketing campaign, “Amy Schumer Gets ‘Snatched’,” has made the shortlist in the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards. We delivered unforgettable content to support Fox in launching Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn’s comedy, Snatched, in a branded series that reached millions of viewers linearly across […]

Launching “The Walking Dead” Encounter App


We partnered with AMC’s The Walking Dead for the most elaborate brand integration campaign in series history – a new augmented-reality app that activated millions of viewers. The Walking Dead Encounter app, developed by AMC and Mountain Dew, lets fans collect iconic walkers from the show by scanning one of […]

Atlanta, Georgia: Southern Charm, the New Feature Capital and Coca-Cola


BARK BARK discusses the booming growth of the entertainment industry in Georgia with Little Black Book and how we’re uniquely positioning ourselves to be Atlanta’s top theatrical marketing resource. September 12, 2017 LBB’s Addison Capper heads to the deep south and finds a city beaming with excitement, as tax breaks, […]

BARK BARK Invests In The Future: Three Employees Made Company Partners


July 27, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA- Award-winning Advertainment studio BARK BARK is excited to announce new partners. Backed by new investment, several key employees at BARK BARK have taken equity positions in the company. Creative Director Daniel Sattelmeyer, Head of Production Tabitha Mason-Elliott, and Studio Executive Ann Daykin Mohammadione, now […]

Award Winners at PromaxBDA!


We’re incredibly proud of our team at BARK BARK and appreciative of our amazing client partners for the opportunity to work on multiple award-winning branded content campaigns recognized at the PromaxBDA Awards Ceremony. Here’s the rundown: • Gold Award Winner for Brand Integration Campaign Network Promotion – Kung Fu Panda […]

Inclusive advertising can yield shocking results


I’ve been marketing media and advertiser brands all over the world for over 20 years, including launching Logo, the first-ever 24/7/365 LGBT media brand. From 30-second commercials in the golden, pre-digital days (looking back I call those “the easy days”), to today, leading social media and VR projects, scrapping it […]