• Internal Agencies Are On the Rise

    September 10, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    IHAF recently revealed top trends and business challenges among in-house agencies in its 2018 benchmarking study, fielded in partnership with Forrester Research and featured in the Wall Street Journal. The report details the functional competencies, service offerings, project composition and …

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  • Creating Hardworking Video Content on a Budget

    July 30, 2018

    As brands invest more in the capabilities of their in-house teams, the desire for video content tends to increase. Requests begin to fly in for video—internal, external, social, communications, meetings and more. We recently surveyed in-house producers and found that, in their new reality of …

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  • Simplifying Cross-Screen Video Workflow

    April 09, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    In the race to innovate forms of media, the requirements to activate video campaigns can sometimes be an afterthought. For instance, are talent-and-rights contracts integrated into your project workflow, or are you surprised by additional fees because you unwittingly fell out of compliance?

    In …

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  • Proving the Value of Your In-House Agency

    September 18, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    One of the challenges internal agencies face is proving their value, particularly when it comes to dated stereotypes in relation to external agencies. Not only are in-house agencies contributing creative ideas, they’re contributing to the bottom line—resulting in a value equation that outside …

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  • And the Oscar Goes to… Proofreading!

    March 06, 2017

    In case you missed it, there was a mistake at this year’s Oscar ceremony—an error the unsung heroes of our in-house agencies most certainly would have recognized and quietly rectified if only the headcount had been allocated to support them.

    What I’m referring to, of course, is the mistaken …

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  • Meet an Ambassador: MeLissa Mips-Medugno

    December 05, 2016

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    Our Ambassador Network is comprised of a dozen or so in-house agency leaders from various companies, industries, geographies and team sizes who are actively engaged in spreading the word about IHAF. As we continue our monthly feature on those in the group, it’s time to meet MeLissa Mips-Medugno, …

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  • The Balancing Effect: Why Outsourcing is Still a Necessity

    September 19, 2016

    Screendragon has witnessed a lot of change in the marketing and advertising landscape over the past 10 years. New digital demands have forced brands to re-evaluate how they work and who they work with. We have seen clients take on more internal work; some have set-up hybrid agency functions while …

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  • Improving Client Relationships is Easier than You Think

    April 18, 2016

    Regular interaction with clients is a reality for most creative professionals. (They pay our bills, after all!) Yet, according to a recent industry poll, client engagement is a challenge for nearly three-quarters of creative teams. So how can you improve your client relationships? Here are three …

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  • Challenging the Status Quo—Together

    September 25, 2015

    Uncharted territory is our playground. Whether you’re part of the in-house creative team or an outside agency partner, if you’re open to innovative, new ways of getting to the big idea, great things can happen. 

    Here’s how we can all be, and stay, inventive. Take chances. Together. Collaborate …

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  • Don't Miss Out!

    September 04, 2015

    • by Kate O'Callaghan, IHAF

    Living and working in New England, I always head into September hoping for that burst of Indian summer—dreaming of fall beach days and warm nights outdoors. With the last bastion of summer right around the corner, it's easy for us to yearn for something new to look forward to. Lucky for you, IHAF …

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