WAX welcomes James Brown. Not that James Brown.

Nov 16, 15 // People

WAX is happy to announce we’ve hired James Brown, a group account director with the funkiest name in town. And while he lacks the ability to do the splits like the man who made his name famous, he makes … Read More

WAX turns 10! And there’s a lot to celebrate.

Nov 04, 15 // PeoplePublications

WAX is turning 10 and we’ve got a nice little article in the Calgary Herald to prove it. From day one, we wanted to create work that compared with anyone on the planet from right here in Calgary. And now, … Read More

WAX wins Digital Alberta Award. Drops it on dance floor.

Oct 05, 15 // Awards + Recognition

Last Friday, WAX brought home a cool new toy: A hackable Digital Alberta Award for Best Use of Experimental & Innovative Media for our work with Quickdraw Animation. It’s always wonderful to have our digital tinkering recognized … Read More

Honda, Hockey & Hartley. Now that’s a line-up.

Sep 17, 15 // EventsPeople

Nothing says hockey in Alberta like the name Bob Hartley. That’s why WAX was happy to help the Calgary and surrounding area Honda dealers bring back the Bob Hartley Honda Hockey Camp for the third year in a row. … Read More

Posters that hit all the right notes

Sep 09, 15 // EventsWork

To help promote the 2015 Honens Festival & Piano Competition, we created 10 black posters (one for each of the 10 competing pianists) and posted them on construction hoarding near the venue, creating the illusion of a … Read More

Life is boring without animation.

Aug 18, 15 // Work

Using YouTube Annotations to show the power of imagination.

When Quickdraw Animation wanted to promote their youth animation courses on their social channels, we jumped at the opportunity to encourage kids (and their parents) to bring their imagination to … Read More

Calling All Interns!

Jul 23, 15 // People

WAX is looking for an intern to join our account services team in the Fall. Resumes should be sent to Maddie by July 31.


  • Develop an understanding of agency procedures and requirements
  • Support cross-functional agency team in … Read More

WAX Turns Ten!

Jul 16, 15 // EventsPeople

Well, well, well, WAX is ten.

When we opened our doors ten years ago, all we knew was that we wanted to do work we love with people we love. Ten years later that’s as true as it’s … Read More

What’s The Key to Judging Good Creative?

Our Creative Director, Trent Burton is giving a talk on May 20th with the Calgary Marketing Association on how to judge creative ideas. Asked whether he thought it was a good idea that you attend, he said “Totally.”  But don’t sweat … Read More