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Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
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Cossette New York has produced the "in my name" music video, featuring the exclusive new song by Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am for the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP). The 'in my name' song and video, which both launch during last month's UN General Assembly, were developed in...
Friday, Sep. 26, 2008
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Director Luke Scott of RSA , editor Cyril Metzger of Cut+Run , London, and Sir Paul McCartney himself contributed to an emotionally stirring 60-second spot--"Superheroes" out of Team Saatchi , London--designed to help fundraising efforts for the U.K.'s Paralympic athletes. McCartney lent his iconic...
Friday, Sep. 12, 2008
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Resuming its series of "Super Premium" shorts promoting Moet Hennessy USA's 10 Cane rum (the first flight of films debuted three years ago), Mother New York this time around offers glimpses into how the libation is to be enjoyed when properly living the 10 Cane lifestyle. For example in the short...
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
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Against a black backdrop, a bright yellow sash drops from above and down it comes a Cirque du Soleil performer/gymnast. That elegant descent that's a cross between dance and acrobatics is then matched by another performer who twirls down a second yellow sash. These two yellow ribbons separated by...
Friday, Jul. 18, 2008
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Carolina Melis of Nexus Productions , London, directed and designed "Hands," an animated piece for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) which will serve as part of the organization's extensive Europe-wide campaign. The film was commissioned by the Council of Europe...
Friday, Jun. 20, 2008
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A man is committing a rite of summer, firing up the barbecue in his backyard. But this conventional slice of life takes an unconventional turn as a chicken sitting barbecue side talks to the man who's going to cook him. The chicken himself has a wandering eye as he checks out a good looking woman...
Friday, Jun. 6, 2008
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HARRISON FORD WAXES PHILOSOPHICAL ABOUT ENVIRONMENT FOR CONSERVATION GROUP Actor Harrison Ford goes to great lengths and pain to convey a pro-ecology message. Looking into the camera as he unbuttons his shirt, he relates, "When rainforest gets slashed and burned, it releases tons of carbon into the...
Friday, May. 23, 2008
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DDB CANADA ADOPTS SEXY SUMO STRATEGY Picture hot girls in wet t-shirts washing an SUV--except instead of females, the participants are huge male Sumo wrestlers. This bizarre hand car wash, though, seems to be working, cleaning the grime off of a muddy Subaru SUV Forester. Adding to the ambience,...
Friday, May. 9, 2008
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HARRY COCCIOLO, GEORDIE STEPHENS PLAY BALL WITH OAKLAND A'S, AGENCY ELEVEN Harry Cocciolo and Geordie Stephens of Santa Monica-based Tool of North America teamed as creatives and directors of a multi-spot campaign for the Oakland A's out of San Francisco ad agency Eleven. With industry roots as...
Friday, Apr. 25, 2008
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GIVING AND GETTING BACK FOR CHARITY This PSA campaign takes an offbeat comedic path in order to drum up support for the YAI Brighter Futures Society, a group of young professionals committed to the mission of the YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network to help people with...