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Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Top Spot of the Week: KAYAK's "Roommates"
Harold Einstein of Station Film directed this :30 which shows an atypical disagreement between roommates. The spot opens on a multi-colored sweater-clad guy seated at a desk in front of his laptop, surfing for flights and hotels. Suddenly emerging from the top of his sweater is the head of his...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
Top Spot of the Week: Mullen San Francisco Sets the Cookie Monster Loose in :60 For Google Play
A :60 for Google Play called "New Me" finds someone on a quest to get in shape and eat better in the New Year. We don't actually know who that someone is through much of the spot because all of the action takes place on a computer screen. A cursor is seen moving about on digital download platform...
Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Top Spot of the Week: NBA's "Disappearing Act"
Spike Lee directed via Pony Show Entertainment this spot which takes us to a favorite hangout for elite point guards where we find Magic Johnson watching Chris Paul's unbelievable moves on TV. Paul literally disappears and reappears on the court, befuddling defenders during a game. In a poof, he's...
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
Top Spot of the Week: GEICO's "Plane"
Frank Todaro of Moxie Pictures directed this spot which shows us Maxwell the Pig all grown up. We first saw Maxwell "wheeee-ing" all the way home in December 2010, then he was zip lining and luging down the street in 2011. Now, Maxwell the Pig has reached adulthood, he's a GEICO customer and...
Friday, Jan. 4, 2013
Top Spot of the Week: State Farm's "Born to Assist"
Craig Gillespie of MJZ directed this humorous spot featuring NBA superstar point guard Chris Paul and his "long-lost twin brother" Cliff Paul, who's a State Farm insurance agent. This playful ad illustrates how both Chris and Cliff were destined to assist--Chris on the basketball court and Cliff...
Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: State Farm's "Coaster"
Elementary school kids remember the roller coaster in Seaside Heights, NJ, that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. A photo appears of the roller coaster partially submerged in the Atlantic Ocean and then youngsters appear on camera with their memories of the wild ride they loved. One girl says the...
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: JBL's "Ear of the Tornado"
For a powerful in-theater JBL promo, Psyop and Doner collaborated with Skywalker Sound to create a whirlwind of photorealistic CG and stunningly crisp audio. Racing camera angles sweep the viewer backward across a salt flat desert as a massive tornado erupts onto screen. The twister uproots a home...
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Dayton/Faris, BBDO Unleash Our Favorite Robots In GE's "Journey"
The producers at BBDO New York worked overtime to secure the rights and permissions required to feature all of the robots we see in GE's "Journey." A who's who of famous machines, the :60 showcases the likes of Forbidden Planet's Robby the Robot, Knight Rider's KITT, and WALL-E just to name a few...
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: GEICO's "Intro"
Roman Coppola of The Directors Bureau directed a series of :30s in this campaign, including "Intro" in which we see the famous Gecko lizard spokesman wrap a TV commercial and then take us behind the scenes of the production. The Gecko talks as if he is indeed real while the cup he's holding is CG...
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
New Music Video: Above & Beyond's "Alchemy"
Jonas Mayabb of Workhorse Media directed this clip which tracks a relationship as it shatters when a woman discovers her lover is cheating on her. The betrayal is chronicled in slow motion, accentuating the emotional impact. DP Lars Lindstrom shot the video for the band Above & Beyond who are...