Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

New York Lottery print campaign (DDB, New York)

"Multiply your money"

  Advertising Agency: DDB, New York, USA 
Chief Creative Officer: Matt Eastwood 
Group Creative Directors: Richard Sharp, Mike Sullivan 
Executive Creative Director / Head of Art: Menno Kluin 
Associate Creative Directors: Aron Fried, Carlos Wigle Group 
Account Director: Leo Mamorsky 
Management Supervisor: Kelly Gorsky 
Account Supervisor: Heather Olson 
Account Executives: Kemi Adewumi, Tarina Hesaltine 
Art Buyer: Jane Piampiano 
Print Production: Christie Dwyer 
Project Management: Julie Evcimen 
Artist: Yumyum

Friday, February 22, 2013

Grey Poupon "The Lost Footage" Trailer

"Over 25 years ago, one fine gentleman passed another fine gentleman a jar of GREY POUPON. But it seems that wasn't the whole story. This Sunday, during the awards, GREY POUPON will release the trailer for this lost footage, which uncovers all of the suspense, greed, revenge and savory pork loin that was meant for the original commercial."

Thanks for the tip Adrants!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Big Bird and Michelle Obama's healthy eating PSA's!

"First Lady Michelle Obama and Sesame Street's Big Bird teamed up to film two public service announcements encouraging kids to eat healthy and get active. The new PSAs are launched as part of the third anniversary celebration of Let's Move! -- Mrs. Obama's initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential."

"Big Bird visits with First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House kitchen to learn about how easy it can be to grab a healthy bite to eat, even if you are on the move!"

Fight for Literacy print ads (DDB, Paris, France)

Smart stuff. Love it.

Advertising Agency: DDB, Paris, France
Executive Creative Director: Alexandre Hervé
Art Director: Emmanuel Courteau
Copywriter: Jean-Francois Bouchet
Account Director: Jean-Jacques Sebille
Agency Producers: Justine Bruneau, Quentin Moenne Loccoz
Accounts: Sophie Legent, Kenza Adeïda
Account manager: Pierre Beffa
Published: February 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Apple iPad "Together" commercial

Always gets my attention... "Get Going" commercial

The song: Macklemore - "Can't Hold Us" (same artist as "Thrift Shop!")

Deutsch credits:
Partner/Chief Creative Officer: Greg DiNoto
Group Creative Director: Paul Kekalos
Associate Creative Directors: Luke Hughett + Sean Lee
Senior Copywriter: Lee Tone
Interactive Art Director: Roxy Feldman
SVP/Director of Broadcast Production: Joe Calabrese
Senior Producer: Jenny Hile

Leonardo DiCaprio for Jim Beam (Japanese commercial)

Wednesday Wackiness! Japan edition #13!

Today's Wednesday Wackiness?
Japanese music videos!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Safety "Baby" Commercial, plus Volkswagen Jetta TDI "Laugh" Commercial!

"If your life flashes before your eyes, it's good to be in the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, an IIHS Top Safety Pick."

"With up to 609 miles per tank in the 2013 Jetta TDI Clean Diesel, be sure to pick your passengers wisely."

Deutsch Credits for "Baby":

Chief Creative Officer: Mark Hunter
Group Creative Director: Michael Kadin
Group Creative Director: Matt Ian
Senior Art Director: Ryan McLaughlin
Copywriter:  Jeb Quaid
Copywriter: Cam Miller
Copywriter:  Ben Salsky
Director of Integrated Production: Vic Palumbo
Director of Content Production: Victoria Guenier
Executive Integrated Producer: Jim Haight

Deutsch Credits for "Laugh":

Chief Creative Officer: Mark Hunter
Group Creative Director: Michael Kadin
Group Creative Director: Matt Ian
Senior Art Director: Karl Haddad
Senior Copywriter: Jed Cohen
Director of Integrated Production: Vic Palumbo
Director of Content Production: Victoria Guenier
Executive Integrated Producer: Jim Haight

QR Code Sushi!

"To mark their 10,000th MSC certified sushi dish, Moshi Moshi took up the challenge to make a QR code out of sushi to tell their certified sustainable seafood story. Find out how they did it, and learn more about QR coded sushi on their menu for 2013."

Ecoya Soy Candles "Wax Bodies" print ads

"Just add candlelight"

(Links: 1, 2, 3)

Advertising Agency: Special Group, New Zealand
Creative Directors: Rob Jack, Tony Bradbourne
Producers: Brendon Eastlake, Jules Pakenham
Account Director: Michael Redwood
Photographer: Jez Smith
Published: February 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013

Old Navy "Now Boarding" commercial with Julie Hagerty from Airplane!

"This spring, Old Navy has upgraded jeans for everyone, with better fits and washes, and help from everybody's favorite Chief Style Attendant, Julie Hagerty."
(from the movie Airplane!)

Also, Adrants says:
"Future spots in the campaign will also feature Mr. T, Boyz II, Rachel Leigh Cook and a few other surprise appearances."

Lastly, check out 

Kayak "Shag" hotel check in commercial

"Miss those shiny, shiny floors
Use KAYAK to compare of hundreds of travel sites to find the best deal on your hotel."

Thanks for the tip Adrants!

Microsoft Surface Pro Commercial "The Vibe"

(Read Adweek's write-up here.)

Luvs "First Kid, Second Kid" tv commercial campaign

These are great!

"Second time moms know: Only pack what you can carry."

"Second time moms know: It gets easier."

"Second time moms know: There's an app for that."

Finally, there's Breastfeeding.
(Click the link above to check it out - haven't seen it on tv yet)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Honda 2013 Presidents' Day Commercial

"Your founding father, George Washington, and Honest Abe are breaking you off a deal, colonial style. Head to your Honda dealer and get a presidential deal at the Presidents' Day Sales Event."

Thanks for the tip AdFreak!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Volkswagen Beetle Convertible "Mask" commercial

Deutsch Creative Credits:
Chief Creative Officer: Mark Hunter
Group Creative Director: Michael Kadin
Group Creative Director: Matt Ian
Senior Art Director: Paul Oberlin
Senior Copywriter: Matt Sherman
Director of Integrated Production: Vic Palumbo
Director of Content Production: Victoria Guenier
Executive Integrated Producer: Jim Haight

Matt Lauer "Fatherhood" Ad Council PSA, plus Al Roker for Emergency Preparedness - "TODAY Takes Action"

"The Ad Council in collaboration with NBC and The Today Show created a weeklong series called "TODAY Takes Action," which featured the premiere of new television PSAs starring TODAY's anchors on behalf of four important social issues—fatherhood involvement, emergency preparedness, shelter pet adoption and hunger prevention. The anchors personally selected causes that are close to their hearts and participated in brainstorming sessions with our volunteer agencies to help inform the creative."

Matt Lauer in "Fatherhood"

Al Roker in "Emergency Preparedness"

Monday, February 11, 2013

Subaru - "Dog Tested Intro" commercial

"Dogs have been driving Subaru vehicles for years, which begs the question, where are they buying them? Meet Grant Weber, our most beloved Subaru Canine Sales Associate."

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Justin Timberlake Target commercial, "Mic"

Are you ready for some JT?

"There's only one place to get more JT. Get the 20/20 Experience with two extra tracks. Only at Target."

Target Spring Style - "It's time" commercial, and more!

Yes, Target, I too am ready for spring!

"It's time for a stylish springtime with Target apparel, accessories, home décor and beauty products."

Friday, February 8, 2013

A bit belated - Taco Bell's "Grande Papi" - 2013 Game Day pre-game commercial

"The Cantina Steak Burrito. Thick cut, marinated steak, swaddled in a warm flour tortilla. It's the big daddy of all burritos."

PS - Did you see this pre-game Wheat Thins commercial?
Me neither.

Credits for "Grande Papi" (abbreviated):

Agency: Deutsch LA
Chief Creative Officer: Mark Hunter
Group Creative Director: Brett Craig
Senior Art Director: Gordy Sang
Senior Copywriter: Brian Siedband
Director of Integrated Production: Vic Palumbo
Director of Content Production: Victoria Guenier
Executive Producer: Paul Roy
Producer: Kacey Hart
Music Supervisor: Dave Rocco

Bugles - "The Game That You Can Eat" commercial

These are hilariously awkward and awesome at the same time!

Act 'Ems
"With Bugles, you can play charades."

Dress 'Ups
"It's fun to dress up with Bugles."

Toss 'Ems
"Toss Bugles until one stands on end..."

Stack 'Ems
"Stack Bugles one by one..."

Chess 'Its
"Immerse yourself in a game of wits and strategy."
Thanks for the tip Adrants!

Monday, February 4, 2013

Target - "Clap Your Hands" (Target Baby) commercial

New ad from Target!

"From the first sonogram to the first step, parenthood is an adventure to celebrate."

"Miracle Stain" - Tide Big Game Commercial - #2 on Ad Meter

#2 on Ad Meter... thoughts???

"What do you do when a beloved NFL great miraculously graces the world with his presence on the front of your jersey? Soak up your 15 minutes of fame. That's what."

Advertising Agency: Saatchi + Saatchi, USA

Super Bowl 47 commercial runners-up #2

Second honorable mentions go to...

Snickers - "Coach," featuring Robin Williams and (Bobcat Goldthwait!)
(didn't see it during the game, but came out around the same time and I LOVE IT! so there!)

Super Bowl 47 commercial runners-up #1

First honorable mentions go to...

Top 3 Favorite Super Bowl ads 2013!





Sunday, February 3, 2013

PSY - Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin' Big Game commercial

Sorry peeps - I love this!
You're welcome.

And here's a Gangnam Style flash mob...

Finally, a behind-the-scenes!

Ram Trucks Big Game Commercial "Farmer"

This is getting TONS of Twitter buzz - thoughts???

Bud Light "Lucky Chair" Big Game commercial 2013 (full)

After the preview (that thankfully didn't give everything away, like so many of the other big game teasers), this was a pleasant surprise! Sweet cameo by Zoe Saldana!

"What would you do for your team's Super Bowl glory? In this ad, 2 young men make a deal with a Mojo man in New Orleans. It's not what you think. Check out the twist ending to this Super Bowl XLVII commercial from Bud Light."

Definitely think it's better than the other ad, "Journey."

FebruANY - "Hard to Say" Subway Second Big Game commercial

Thought this was pretty funny - nice one Subway!

"Hard to say... Easy to love.
Yes, everybody is a fan of FebruANY®, no matter how you say it."