The blog.

Trunk goes to TEDx Manchester

For those that don’t already know, TEDx events are independently organised events under the TED brand, they take place all around the world and have been for over 30 years. Initially, TED stood for technology, entertainment and design, but as the brand has grown the topics covered have also evolved, covering areas such as politics, […]

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Instagram Reveals Longer Video Lengths

Social media giant, Instagram, has just announced that it’s finally allowing videos to be uploaded that are longer than a minute! But does this mean it’s now taking on the likes of YouTube? Only time will tell, but let’s see what the rest of the Trunk team make of the news!

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The Lyttle World Cup Sweepstake Draw

We’ve just done the draw for the Lyttle World Cup Sweepstake amongst the folks that entered!

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Lyttle World Cup Sweepstake

Trunk is proud to launch a World Cup sweepstake to raise money for Isabella Lyttle!

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The PRCA Shortlist!

A happy, sunny Friday here at Trunk HQ just got even better with the announcement of the PRCA awards shortlist!

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Prolific North Awards Shortlist…

Today’s the day the Prolific North Awards 2018 shortlist has gone live… and we’re very excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for two awards!

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The Definition of Content

Read all about how important strategy is when it comes to content from Nick Entwistle…

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Prolific North Live

Last week was Prolific North Live at EventCity and you may have spotted us there…

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Year of the Dog

It’s Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog so to celebrate Trunk has let one take over the agency for the day…

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January’s Employee of the Month

Not only are we celebrating the fact it’s Friday here in the office, but the end of January brings with it the newest Employee of the Month award!

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Trunk at the NDAs

Last night Trunk attended the Northern Digital Awards up in Leeds! We’re extremely happy to say that we came away with the award for Best Low Budget Campaign! We were also highly commended in the Small Digital Agency of the Year category which is amazing.

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The Drum’s New Year’s Honours

The other week, we were proud to see our Creative Director, Nick Entwistle, mentioned in The Drum’s New Year’s Honours list. Yesterday, he attended a royal breakfast reception in London to celebrate, so we wanted to tell you all about it!

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Shooting with Michael Owen

Trunk is adding to its list of football stars it has worked with, with the latest addition of Michael Owen on Friday!

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Just Do It.

Creative Director Nick Entwistle shares his view and stories on making things happen in the industry.

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Our thoughts on Cadbury

Cadbury are back in the news having recently revamped their brand image, and it’s something we’ve been discussing in the office.

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New Month Resolutions

January has arrived, the turkey has finally been eaten and we’ve emerged, blinking, from our cocoon on the sofa. Thoughts now turn to what 2018 holds as we vow to do better than last year. Here’s some things to bear in mind if you’re a little late in making yours.

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Jingle Dogs, Jingle Dogs

With Christmas just around the corner and tinsel, trees and spontaneous bursts of Jingle Bells occurring all over the office, we’d like to share with you PlusNet’s Jingle Dog’s game!

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Critmas Tosser!

Trunk are proud to present… the Critmas Tosser game!

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Creative Opportunities in Manchester

Advertising is everywhere: on the TV you sit in front of whilst munching your cereal, on the radio you listen to in the traffic jam or the bus shelter you hide under from the rain. And the advertising agencies which make this stuff are everywhere too, but the biggest in the UK? Those you’ll find in London – or Manchester.

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Drum Creative Awards Ceremony

Last week, we were honoured to attend the Drum Creative Awards 2017 down in London. A few of the Trunk team headed down to the big city to do some filming for other projects and then when darkness fell… It was time.

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#MerryCritmas

He’s back! And bigger, badder, and better than ever before…

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The Christmas ads have arrived…

So it’s that time of year when big brands start releasing their entries into the crowded battlefield that is TV Christmas adverts. Feel like you’ve been missing out? Here are our views on what’s cracking so far!

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Get your clients on everyone’s Christmas list

At Trunk we have a gift for brand engagement. Would you like to see your clients Rocking around the Christmas Tree and leaving their competitors feeling frosty?

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October’s Employee of the Month!

The most recent employee of the month goes to Ben Harrap, our Head of Film! Ben has been with us since January 2017 and is the brilliance behind our amazing footage.

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Trunk’s London Adventure

Last week, it was the one we’d all been waiting for… One Minute Briefs Live 4! And Trunk had headed down to be a part of the action…

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Celebrations at MPAs 2017

Let’s just kick it off with the big news: last night, at the MPA awards, our MD Adam Britton clinched the Rising Star award!

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Trunk’s Big Birthday Bash at #OMBLive4

On the eve of the 2nd of November, in the country’s capital, OMB is set to launch its fourth annual night of networking, creativity, awards, talks and, of course, JagerOMBS!

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Amber joins Trunk as Junior Creative

Fresh-faced from the (sometimes) sunny coast of Falmouth where I did my MA in Creative Advertising, Trunk was my first placement as a Creative and I was eager to get working. Nick picked up my info at the D&AD New Blood exhibition in the summer and it went from there.

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Trunk’s Pool Party

It was all to play for: triumph, a shiny glass trophy and the bragging rights of sunny Manchester. Trunk’s pool party was kicking off on the top floor of the Beehive Lofts and fierce competition had entered our den. But who would leave victorious?

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Fred’s Footy Fun

To celebrate Fred’s 50th anniversary of Betfred, Trunk recreated an old-school arcade game that many know and love, but with a twist.

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What your client wants, isn’t always what they need.

Great news. Your client has just rang you up to give you a brief… They may say they want a web banner, an infographic, a set of social posts… But what they say they want and what they really want are two different things.

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We’re ‘buzzin’ to have helped the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

During a difficult time for our home city of Manchester, we wanted to see what we could do to boost the final 30 days of the wonderful We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

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Our pool party

Fancy a break from the usual agency meet-ups? Why not join us at our inaugural pool party? The first of many to come…

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Nick Entwistle joins as Creative Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of experienced Creative Director – Nick Entwistle.

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TopBuzz for MCR

Get ‘buzzin’ and play the TopBuzzMCR game to support the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund!

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Settling in @ Trunk

It’s been a whirlwind fortnight, but here’s my first blog post on what it’s like to work at Trunk.

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Our Time at Prolific North Live

If you happened to be passing through the Prolific North Live Exhibition last week, you probably noticed the pink, interactive Trunk stand. We’re very happy a lot of you trotted over for a chat and a quick go on our game (the winners will be revealed soon!).

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ExpoGo – The Trunk Game for Prolific North Live

Have you ever dreamed of being paid to play games? Well today, that day may well have finally come. Today, we have launched a brand new game where the top scorer wins £100 of Amazon vouchers. The game is to celebrate Trunk appearing at the Prolific North Live Exhibition on the 15th and 16th of February, we will be on stand 6 showing you how we have helped agencies worldwide and how we could help your agency.

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Say hello to Trunk.

Trunk is a brand new agency specialising in animations, social games, illustration and app development.

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