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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Short Takes: Scout Brings Ryan Berkley Art To Life For Social Media Campaign
Bicoastal design studio Scout breathes life into the quirky creatures of popular animal portrait illustrator Ryan Berkley for a new social media campaign for Residence Inn by Marriott, out of mcgarrybowen. The Instagram-tailored :15 videos tout the amenities and perks of staying at Residence Inn...
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014
Short Takes: Ikea, Van Wyk Bring "The Terrace" To Life
Erik Van Wyk, whose U.S. roost is BRW FILMLAND, directed via Italian shop Mercurio Production this charming IKEA spot featuring a little boy determined to winning the affections of a young girl in the terrace below him. He waves at her but she does not respond. He later lowers down to her terrace a...
Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
Short Takes: Routson Tells "Bedtime Story"
Production house Tool and ad agency RPA have teamed over the years on promotional fare for the annual Newport Beach Film Festival. This time around, Tool’s Tom Routson directs a two-and-a-half minute trailer/promo titled “Bedtime” for the festival. The piece centers on the Newport Fest’s...
Friday, Mar. 21, 2014
Short Takes: Ms. Brown Meets Gecko In M&M’S/GEICO Spot
For the first time, M&M’S spokescandy, Ms. Brown, appears in a commercial with another famous advertising character, the GEICO Gecko. Titled “15 Minutes,” the :30 spot is the brainchild of BBDO New York, with Ms. Brown acknowledging that being made of delicious chocolate makes her a high risk...
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
Short Takes: A Trojan Campaign With Sentiment
Filmmaker Gavin O’Connor (the feature Warrior, pilot for the TV series The Americans ) directed via production house Saville a package of three :30s for Trojan--”Birthday,” “Big Date” and “Miss You.” The latter spot features a mother tucking her son in bed. The lad misses his dad who is away on a...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Short Takes: Stardust Creates “London Collage” For Samsung
Integrated production and design firm Stardust turned out this bold, graphic, psychedelic-tinged piece titled Samsung Galaxy, London Collage . Led by creative director/director Seth Epstein, Stardust worked with Cheil Worldwide Seoul, to bring to life this film for the launch of Samsung Galaxy Note...
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Short Takes: Radar Brings Life to Sign Painting
Have you ever noticed the faded mural on the side of an old brick building selling auto parts or a Pepsi Cola for 5 cents? Have you ever wondered who actually painted those signs way up there on that 100-year old brick building? Sign Painters marks Radar Studios’ first long-format endeavor. The 75-...
Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
Short Takes
Sara Dunlop of Rattling Stick directed "She'll Learn," one of two films in a multimedia campaign from AMV BBDO , London, on behalf of development charity Plan International . The campaign is designed to ignite a global movement of support for young girls' rights to an education. Thursday, October...
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
Short Takes
Mark Pellington of L.A.-based Wondros , is directing the pilot for ABC's mid-season drama, Red Widow , which also marks his return to TV after last serving as a director and consulting producer on the crime drama Cold Case . Slated to air in early 2013, Red Widow takes audiences deep inside the...
Friday, Jun. 15, 2012
Short Takes
To dramatically introduce its new Karamel Sutra premium flavor to European cinema, TV and online audiences, Ben & Jerry's turned to the artists at Brand New School (BNS). In keeping with Ben & Jerry's signature visual style, BNS director/creative director Dennis Go and his colleagues...