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

We took home two Anvils, followed by two Advil.

The 2015 Ad Rodeo Anvil Awards celebrating Calgary’s creative community have come and gone, and we were happy to earn a couple of trips to the podium along with a slew of merits.  We were honoured for best radio campaign for … Read More

First Class to Cannes

Last year WAX was honoured to receive a silver Cannes Lion in design for our CSPD ‘Staple’ annual report. This year we are doubly honoured that our design director Monique Gamache is one of ten Canadians selected to participate on … Read More

We so Schmancy

Feb 11, 15 // Events

This weekend our friends at Glenbow threw down their fourth annual fundraising event, Schmancy. The event took place in two parts—presentations by three exceptionally talented Canadians and an after-party on all four floors of the museum. This year when we … Read More

The One Show we won’t miss

Jan 22, 15 // Awards + Recognition

Our esteemed creative director Trent Burton will join four other Canadians on the jury for the 2015 One Show awards in New York this spring. We considered sending him along with a chaperone. However, he will be co-judging design submissions … Read More

We're big in Asia

Jan 14, 15 // Publications

The January issue of Outdoor Asia, a bi-monthly publication focused on the Out-of-Home industry, features an interview with WAX creative director Trent Burton on what makes outdoor advertising compelling. Read it below. Or just stare at the billboard-sized picture of … Read More