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Friday, Jun. 19, 2009
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Director Woof Wan-Bau of Nexus Productions , London, throws us on a crazy merry-go-round of child rearing, from birth to troublesome teen in "Le Cri," a spot for the Volkswagen Touran out of Agence V , Paris. Wan-Bau deployed a mix of live-action and stop frame animation, making rotational...
Friday, Apr. 24, 2009
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Cinematic-style spots promoting the San Francisco Giants' 2009 season humorously play homage to classic film genres, wittily incorporating elements of Major League Baseball, including Giants star players. In "Interrogation" for example, we see mobster types in a meat locker/freezer seemingly about...
Friday, Mar. 20, 2009
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Crossroads ' recently signed director Stuart Rideout helms a terrifying tale of Armageddon for the PS3's Resistance 2 game via Deutsch LA. The spine-chilling :60 titled "Resistance 2" cuts to menacing prophets from various periods in time including: the desert prophet, the oracle, the young...
Friday, Feb. 20, 2009
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Talk about your conditioned Pavlov's response. In this spec spot directed, edited and conceived by The Hoffman Brothers (Mark and Matt) of Santa Monica-based harvest , it's not dogs that are salivating at the perceived promise of a reward but rather grown men who are turning tricks in return for a...
Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
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Director Bram Coppens of production house Caviar , with shops in Los Angeles, Brussels and Amsterdam, breaks the ice in "Cayman," a :30 for Q-Music out of The Ideas Unit, Amsterdam. The commercial features the reverse explosion of a Porsche Caymen--made entirely of ice--as an attention-grabbing...
Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
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Bicoastal Anonymous Content , in partnership with Broadband Enterprises (BBE), made another foray into original online content with the launch of the Anatomy of a Socially Awkward Situation (ASAS) website ( www.awkwardsituation.com ) for Toyota, which debuted with a series of entertaining episodes...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
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A youngster strums on a guitar when his big brother enters the room and throws him a motorcycle helmet. The two hop on a chopper and ride through city streets. However, no one is on those streets. They end up at a stadium to see a football game, but there's no one else in the stadium. In fact there...
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
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A large school of fish frolics in what appears to be the deep blue sea, as do seals, rays and other forms of aquatic life. Yet the camera soon reveals that the underwater environment they're in has some man-made peculiarities--seals swim by a ticket counter, through an x-ray machine. Tortoises...
Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
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Postique and Griot Editorial , Southfield, Mich., recently completed creative editorial, telecine and finishing services on the 2009 Ford running footage package using the new daVinci Resolve R350, on behalf of JWT Team Detroit . Postique and Griot Editorial are divisions of Grace & Wild, Inc...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2008
Short Takes
Hill Holliday New York has created a campaign for the Partnership for a Drug-Free America (PDFA), the centerpiece of which consists of dual TV spots/webisodes shot in a tongue-in-cheek, how-to home video style. Directed by Kevin Samuels of Space Program, L.A., the work features the character "Patsy...