The Escape Pod is a fiercely independent, full-service creative powerhouse known for category-changing work that drives results. The agency was founded in 2007 by ad industry veterans Norm Bilow and Vinny Warren, creator of the legendary Budweiser “Whassup!” campaign, one of Advertising Age's Top Ad Campaigns of the 21st Century. We bring our clients' brand propositions to life in the most powerful manner possible, through advertising that is strategically sound, creatively exceptional, and makes optimal use of any media.
What We Do Best.
The Escape Pod is known for consistently delivering fresh, original ideas that break through categories and builds brands. Our specialties include:
- - Efficiently executing breakthrough retail campaigns and promotions
- - Re-energizing the growth and profitability of established brands
- - Launching new products
From pioneering the first branded entertainment reality TV hit, “Schooled,” for OfficeMax to launching Wheat Thins’ “Twitterventions” viral sensation, to having NFL MVP Drew Breese retire for one day for Can-Am Spyder, and working with YouTube star Action Movie Kid for Toys”R”Us, The Escape Pod has earned its reputation for bold, award-winning work across retail, food & beverage, technology and automotive categories.
Chervon North America
Bombardier Recreational Vehicles
ADDY Award, Bronze, 2013: Oscar Mayer Lunchables
ADDY Award, Silver, Internet Commercials, 2013: Claussen Pickles
ARF David Ogilvy Award, Gold, Digital + Media, 2011: Wheat Thins
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Short List, 2011: Oscar Meyer Lunchables
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Short List, 2011: Wheat Thins
RACie Award, Best of Show, 2009: OfficeMax
Ad Tech Award, Gold, Best Branding Campaign, 2009: OfficeMax