New Clean Rivers :15 sec Short

Just wrapped one of three new short :15 sec spots for Clean Rivers and Streams. Each features an action (or inaction) that’s harmful to our rivers. This one’s about making the connection between washing our cars at home and where all that soap and grime goes.

Incidentally, the crew on this spot was great. The art department built a 3/4-car replica, giving us room for the suds and water machines ( […]

Propaganda Promoting Bike Commuting Twelve minutes later, Mike clocks in at CK headquarters.

Helping Oregon Tackle the Next Frontier of Smokefree Spaces

The smokefree workplace law has been in effect for over a year.  Oregonians can no longer smoke in restaurants, bars or bingo halls. Can you smell the fresh air?  With that law in place, the State’s Tobacco Prevention and Education program is looking to tackle the next frontier of smokefree spaces—multi-family dwellings, also known as apartment complexes.  To help tenants and Oregonians learn about the new law Coates Kokes concentrated our media planning […]

Coates Kokes brands the country

Portland Metropolitan Association of Building Owners and Managers (BOMA)’s Carbon4Square challenge – the first of its kind in the country – has recruited 85 office buildings totaling over 14 million square feet to assess and improve environmental performance within their operations.  Representing over 20 percent of the entire Portland metropolitan market, from downtown to […]

Writer and Director Commentary for “Garage”

Karl Schroeder (writer) and Sam Leinen (director/editor) talk about some of the postproduction that went into the deceptively simple spot produced in-house by Coates Kokes for Metro's Recycling Hotline.

Recycling Hotline TV Airs Today

Here’s the results of the latest in-house production from Coates Kokes for Metro’s Recycling Hotline. Spring cleaning time! If you live in the area, have stuff you want to recycle but aren’t sure where, how or if it is even recyclable, call the number.

Great job to everyone including Jay who had to drive to every corner of our fine city, in a U-Haul, […]