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Friday, Dec. 16, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Lidster Puts Bumble Back in Touch With His Inner Monster for Bing
Bumble is back! The scruffy monster--also known as the Abominable Snowman--from the stop-motion animated Christmas special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer now stars in "Bumble-Less." Directed by Ken Lidster of Portland-based Bent Image Lab , the :30 commercial finds the beast trying to instill fear...
Friday, Dec. 9, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Comcast Xfinity's "Date Night"
A couple is seated on a couch watching TV when suddenly the picture goes out. Appearing on screen is a notice that the TV is in a "searching for satellite signal" mode. The camera reveals that the guy on the couch is a satellite "Dish Head"--his head literally surrounded by a large dish normally...
Friday, Dec. 2, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Apple iPad 2's "Love"
From a basketball coach diagramming a play on his iPad 2 for his team of youngsters during a time-out to teens in a rock band rehearsing with an iPad in tow. To a sculptor to an artist to a young boy who loves dinosaurs--all immersing themselves in what they love via an iPad, this spot shows us...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: McDonald's "Fishing"
A senior citizen and a lad who presumably his grandson are fishing in a scene reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting. Their quality time together is enhanced by sharing a McDonald's meal. The boy then gets the bright idea of putting a famed McDonald's french fry on his fishing pole hook as bait...
Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: The Glue Society, Wieden+Kennedy Hit the Ground Running for Nike
A woman is running and running and running through the city in Some Time Together. No one is forcing her to run in this 1:05 web film created by the Portland and São Paolo offices of Wieden+Kennedy and directed by The Glue Society, which is represented by bicoastal/international Park Pictures. In...
Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Volkswagen Jetta's "Easy Riders" From Ogilvy, Cape Town
BRW USA director Erik Van Wyk discovers two-wheeled adventures aren't for everyone in the humorous new South African market :75 "Easy Riders" for Volkswagen out of Ogilvy, Cape Town . Produced by Johannesburg-based production house Bouffant, the spot features two family men setting out to...
Friday, Nov. 4, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: The National Lottery U.K.'s "Monkey Sanctuary" Directed By Traktor
In this spot, a Lotto winner donates a sizeable portion of her jackpot to help monkeys at a sanctuary, turning a zookeeper-type into the manager of a five-star resort for primates, constituting part of a campaign from AMV BBDO , London, which shows hilariously over-the-top ways to splurge one's...
Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Chevrolet's "Then and Now"
Lance Acord of Park Pictures directed and shot this nostalgic :60 which artfully takes historic photos of people and Chevrolet vehicles--and frames them in modern-day settings. The still photos are held at arm's length on the present-day locations where those snapshot moments in time originally...
Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Baker Smith, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Zoic Avert Disaster With Nissan's Help
A plane with malfunctioning landing gear is saved by a pick-up truck! Can you believe it? Well, you shouldn't believe it because it isn't true. But the fantastical scenario makes for a dramatically entertaining long-form spot distributed online for the Nissan Frontier. Created by TBWA\Chiat\Day Los...
Friday, Oct. 14, 2011
Top Spot of the Week: Jameson's "Hawk of Achill"
A larger than life hawk, at first unseen, strikes fear into a village, having swooped down and carried away a family's daughter. We only hear about that tall tale but soon we see another act of hawkish pillaging when a cask of Jameson Irish Whiskey is whisked away. Finally John Jameson strikes back...