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Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005
Fruit Flavored Goodness
Two sheep that can speak--and have the voices and faces of teenage boys--team with a kid who has blender hands to tout Smoothie Mix Skittles. A man in a bird's nest is fed Skittles. A sculpture is a work of culinary art, made out of Starburst fruit chews. And a mariachi band drowns in the delicious...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Thanks For The Laughs
With their first collaboration, copywriter Tim Gillingham and art director Bobby Appleby of Fallon, Minneapolis, have shown they can create clever comedy for their clients. In fact, the spots in the "Thank You" campaign for client Citi--"Wizard," "Mountain," "Dressing Up," "Runner," "Desk" and "...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2005
Search Party Seeks Out Ad Opportunities
The soundtracks for films that music supervisor Randall Poster creates are as well known and lauded as the features themselves. Poster has collaborated with noted auteur Wes Anderson on all of his films-- Bottle Rocket , Rushmore , The Royal Tenenbaums , The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou and the...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2005
The Art Of Song
Today's television audiences are inundated with messages from a myriad of sources such as 24-hour news channels, reality series, entertainment programs, and talk shows. Because information comes from so many different directions--and viewers are bombarded by ads outside of TV--clients and agencies...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
"Drink" Impresses Emmy Voters
The spot "Drink Up" features scenes of typical drinking scenarios--complete with a drinking song extolling the virtues of imbibing. There's a pub full of people drinking from bottles, while cheerily breaking out in song, which cuts to a celebration in an Octoberfest beer garden complete with a...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
"Surprise Dinner" Thrills Haines Hall.
Haines Hall, partner/editor at Spot Welders, Venice, Calif., cut Ameriquest Mortgage Company's "Surprise Dinner," one of this year's nominees for the primetime Emmy Award for best commercial. This is the second time a spot cut by Haines has received a nod--in 1999, that distinction was earned by a...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Starbuck's "Glen" Receives Emmy Nod
Starbucks' "Glen," directed by Noam Murro of Biscuit Filmworks, Los Angeles, for agency Fallon, New York, is one of the more memorable spots nominated for this year's primetime commercial Emmy Award. The ad features a remix of the '80s hit "Eye of the Tiger," from Survivor--performed by Survivor...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Kirk Baxter Heads West
While editor Kirk Baxter excels at cutting performance-based, dramatic storytelling, he's also proven his prowess for effects work. Propel's "Ordinary Water," out of Element 79 Partners, Chicago, and directed by Rupert Sanders through now defunct Omaha Pictures (Sanders is now with bicoastal...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Achieving The Impossible
"Impossible Field," a global adidas spot out of 180 Amsterdam which broke earlier this summer, is a visual tour de force. The spot opens on a soccer field, with footballers lining up to start a game; however, this is no ordinary field--it's a series of metallic rails that make up the playing area,...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Adapting To A Changing Landscape
As the advertising landscape changes and grows--with ads reaching consumers via an ever-growing number of media channels--from video games to cell phones to online and beyond--the role of a producer is changing, moving beyond executing TV ads. For this week's series on agency producers, SHOOT...

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