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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
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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...
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
Short Takes
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...

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