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Top Spot of the Week
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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, Nov. 30, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: HBO's "Office Gift Exchange"
Director Tim Godsall of Biscuit Filmworks takes us inside the office workplace for that lovely occasion of holiday gift giving. A man who appears to be the boss goes to a work cubicle and personally drops off a season boxed DVD set of Game of Thrones to employee Danny, explaining that he thought...
Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: PlayStation Vita-Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation's "Train"
Dante Ariola of MJZ directed this spot which places us on the subterranean J Train, a lifeless place where passengers don't talk, and cellphones and smartphones are rendered useless. What this train needs is: an assassin in Revolutionary era garb who appears and picks out his victim. The message is...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Director Tom Routson Teams With Goodby To Expose BS For Adobe
As much as you would probably like to avoid them, if you work in advertising, you use buzzwords. Admit it. Everyone is guilty of it, which makes "BS Detector," a new spot for Adobe Marketing Cloud, especially funny if you work in this industry or any business for that matter in which there is...
Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Dell's "Meet Billy: The Boy Who Captured the Stars"
Star-gazing and young love go hand in hand in director Philippe Andre's spot for Dell out of Y&R New York. When Billy's star-gazing partner Charlotte moves to the big city, the stars vanish before her eyes. But not to worry as Billy aspires and works hard to bring them back to her. Armed with a...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Isis' "Supermarket Meltdown"
Dante Ariola of MJZ directed this spot, facilitated by the VFX work of Method , which depicts the mayhem caused by a dog chasing a cat through the supermarket--at 500 frames per second, in reverse. The dog, cat and people were not able to be captured in one take so all the moving shots were...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Gillespie Directs A Not-So-Scary Horseless Headsman For Snickers
The headless horseman is a scary character. But the horseless headsman, well, he's not frightening at all as we see in a new Halloween-themed spot for Snickers created by BBDO New York and directed by Craig Gillespie of bicoastal/international MJZ . The crew at bicoastal/international Framestore...
Friday, Oct. 19, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: TD Ameritrade's "Joe"
Feature filmmaker Brad Silberling ( Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events ; City of Angels ) directed this spot which tell us the story of Joe, who stands pretty much in the same place working in a restaurant kitchen yet much around him changes--realized by the actions of people and...
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: HBO Go's "Dog"
Aaron Stoller of Biscuit Filmworks directed this spot in which a man and his dog are in the park. A voiceover relates how much this canine means to his owner. The pooch is his best friend, loyal like a brother and the "sole reason" he meets women out of his league. The man beams as he looks at his...
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Heineken's "Crack the Case"
Matthijs van Heijningen of MJZ directed this spot in which an unsuspecting gent is mistaken for James Bond and has to elude the famed secret agent's bad guy pursuers. Daniel Craig himself portrays the real Bond in this spot which is largely set on a train with the not quite wannabe Bond using all...