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Top Spot of the Week
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Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Ayson Stages An Epic Car Chase--Sans Cars--For Carlton Draught
Carlton Draught, a pale lager from Australia, has a history of relying on humor in its advertising. In fact, the Made From Beer campaign, created by Clemenger BBDO , Melbourne, and launched in 2003, is famous for advertisements poking fun at everything from big-budget commercials to movies like...
Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
The Best Work You May Never See: Director Stephan Malik Shapes New Future
Earlier this year, Stephan Malik of production house harvest earned inclusion into SHOOT's 10th annual New Directors Showcase at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Theatre in New York City. The Showcase honor inherently comes with commensurate expectations for the future and somewhat fittingly...
Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Volkwagen Jetta's "Vet"
Noam Murro of Biscuit Filmworks directed this spot for Deutsch LA which shows us how the Jetta's keyless system works in even the most extreme circumstances--in this case a man's bulldog has swallowed his car keys. Not to worry, though, because the Jetta will open for him even if the keys aren't...
Friday, Sep. 7, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Kia's "Bringing Down The House" For David&Goliath
The Kia hamsters are back--in fact they've gone way back as time travelers, infiltrating an 18th century opera house where they show a stiff bourgeoisie crowd "A New Way to Roll." Carl Erik Rinsch of MJZ teamed with visual effects house Method and agency David&Goliath on this commercial which...
Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Foot Locker's "Tear Away"
Aaron Stoller of Biscuit Filmworks directed this spot for BBDO New York in which Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and James Harden chill out at a party. Westbrook inadvertently splats some mustard on Harden's Foot Locker shirt but not to worry--Harden tears away his full outfit,...
Friday, Aug. 24, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Norfolk Southern's "City of Possibilities" From The Mill and RP3
Directors Angus Kneale and Ben Smith of The Mill NY teamed on this spot out of agency RP3 in Bethesda, MD, which opens on a boy playing with his train set. His dad comes into his room and tells him it's time for bed. But once the lights are out, the toys in the room come to life, the catalyst being...
Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: FedEx's "Check In"
Jim Jenkins of O Positive directed this offbeat comedic spot in which three employees see their boss at the hotel check-in desk sans his golf clubs bag. Turns out the head honcho had his clubs delivered to the hotel via FedEx. But the employees, each carrying a large bag of golf clubs, saw the boss...
Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Hefty Plates' "Fair"
Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess, whose commercialmaking roost is Moxie Pictures , brought his offbeat comedy chops to this :30 which draws on the bizarre world of renaissance fair enthusiasts to show the virtues of soak-proof Hefty Plates. We are introduced to a medieval era-attired gent who'...
Friday, Jul. 27, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: Twix's "Ideologies"
While the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys picked up 16 Emmy nominations last week, there's a lower profile historic rivalry of an intra-family nature making the rounds in tongue-in-cheek fashion compliments of BBDO New York. In this spot we are introduced to the brothers who invented the Twix...
Friday, Jul. 20, 2012
Top Spot of the Week: "Rise" for Assassin's Creed 3
Bjoern Ruehmann of The Vikings via production house Furlined directed this spot, teaming with DP Justin Brown to create a stunning look at the American Revolutionary War from the perspectives of varied colony folks, including a soldier who decides to sacrifice his youth for freedom, a young mother...