Monday, December 21, 2015

Thomas Cook - "Be Bold"

from Thomas Cook

"Holidays are about letting go, being the person you want to be whilst you're away and treating yourself, so leave it to us, you're on holiday."


Monday, December 14, 2015

Scrabble "Anagram Christmas" commercial

If you haven't seen "Anagram Lovers," you need to do yourself a favor and check it out. 
Here's (the equally awesome) Round 2:

Credits from AdFreak:
Client: Mattel
Product: Scrabble
Client Contacts: Tharyn Estevez, Montse Franch
Spot: "Anagram Christmas"
Agency: Lola/Mullen Lowe
Chief Creative Officer: Chacho Puebla
Executive Creative Director: Pancho Cassis
Creative Directors: Tomás Ostiglia, Juan Sevilla
Copywriter: André Toledo
Art Directors: Lucas Reis, Saulo Rocha
Global Business Director: Tom O'Brien
Account Director: Rocío Abarca
Account Supervisor: Jessica Otero
Director of AV Production: Cristina Español
Producer: Florencia Caputo
Production House: Canada
Director: Marçal Forés
Executive Producer: Oscar Romagosa
Head of Production: Alba Barneda
Producer: Laura Serra Estorch
Postproduction: Ymagis
Sound and Music: Antfood

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Wednesday Wackiness - Cinnamon Toast Crunch "My Milkface" Music Video

"Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal is celebrating the phenomenon of Cinnamilk & Milkface in its first ever music video. Directed by famed comedy duo Tim & Eric. And keep an eye out for the first appearance of The Selfie Spoon!"

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

TEMPTATIONS – "Say sorry for the holidays" (Dressed up cat commercial)

"Help them forgive and forget. 
Say sorry for the holidays with America’s number 1 cat treat, Temptations. #SaySorry"

Thanks for the tip, AdFreak!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Romeo Beckham for Burberry - The 2015 Burberry Festive Film - Celebrating 15 Years of Billy Elliot

Tis the season for sparkle!

Check out: Sir Elton John, Julie Walters, Romeo Beckham, James Bay, George Ezra, Michelle Dockery, James Corden, Naomi Campbell and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley...

Thanks for the tip AdFreak!

And, here's last year's "From London With Love"

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Waitrose "What Makes Your Christmas?" TV commercial

"This festive season, here at Waitrose we wanted to explore what it is that makes Christmas really magical."

To me, the holidays are definitely about the food... but I think it's the little noises and sound effects in this ad that bring out the spirit of the season!

Thanks for the tip AdFreak!

Monday, October 12, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Uncrashable Toy Cars

"Kids love to crash toy cars. But what happens if they can’t? In order to promote the Brake Assist System PLUS, Mercedes-Benz installed super strong magnets inside toy cars, and delivered them to people with the highest safety demands: families. To show them live at home a system that avoids crashes – hated by kids, loved by adults."

Apple Watch – "Date" commercial, featuring Lake Bell

Perfectly showcases my "YES, WE ARE GOING ON A DATE NIGHT (without baby)" emotions!

Learn more about (and watch more ads from) the Apple Watch TV campaign on AdFreak here!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

"Sweet Loves Milk" and "Spicy Loves Milk" - New "Got Milk" commercials (featuring Flight of the Conchords!)

Beautiful and delicious.
(Now I'm thirsty AND hungry.)

"Sweet" soundtrack courtesy of Flight of the Conchords! (Commercial director is from New Zealand, too - read more about the campaign on Adweek here.)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Funny Sling TV TakeBackTV campaign commercials

Awesome campaign right here!

"It’s time to say goodbye to the way TV used to be."

(Credits and more info on Adweek.)

Sprout by HP Presents "Jane" (Full Length Commercial)

Love this ad so much!

"With the revolutionary Sprout by HP with Intel Inside®, now anyone can easily bring their ideas to life and reignite the creative spark they had when they were young."

Credits and more info on Adweek!

Monday, October 5, 2015

Honda CR-V Series II pink pony commercial

Only in your wildest imagination?

Credits from Adweek:
Agency: Leo Burnett Melbourne
ECD: Jason Williams
Creatives: Joe Hill, Garret Fitzgerald
Senior Agency Producer: Cinnamon Darvall
Group Account Director: Chris Ivanov
Senior Account Director: Jaime Morgan
Director of Integrated Strategy: Ilona Janashvili
Production: Goodoil Films
Director: Hamish Rothwell
Executive Producer: Sam Long
DOP: Crighton Bone
Production Designer: Guy Treadgold
Casting: Catch Casting NZ, Mullinar's Sydney
Editor: Peter Sciberras Method Studios
VFX & Supervisor: Colin Renshaw (ALT VFX)
Sound Engineer: Sam Hopgood - SoundLounge
Sound Producer: Lizzie Haussegger – SoundLounge
Client: Honda Australia 
Brand Comms Manager: Melissa Altarelli
Brand Comms Specialist: Sarah Tolliday
Brand Comms Coordinator: Megan McDermott

Target Fall Plaid commercials, Round 5

Look alive! Round 5!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Under Armour - "Rule Yourself" commercial

"You are the sum of all your training."

John Lewis Home Insurance commercial (UK) - "Tiny Dancer"

Little Miss Sunshine 2.0... love this girl!

More about Bunny May here!

Credits from Adweek:
Client: John Lewis Home Insurance
Client: Margaret Burke, Head of Marketing, Financial Services at John Lewis
Project: "Tiny Dancer"
Agency: adam+eveDDB, London
Chief Creative Officer: Ben Priest
Executive Creative Director: Richard Brim
Copywriter: Jo Cresswell
Art Director: Sian Coole
Planner: Tom Sussman
Media Agency: Manning Gottlieb OMD
Media Planner: James Parnum
Production Company: Blink
Director: Dougal Wilson
Editor: Joe Guest @ Final Cut
Postproduction: MPC
VFX Supervisor: Tom Harding
Executive Producer: Julie Evans
Postproducer: Hannah Ruddleston
Colorist: Jean Clement-Soret
Soundtrack Name and Composer: "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John
Audio Postproduction: Anthony Moore @ Factory

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Bathstore - "Bathrooms Matter" commercials

More copy inspiration this week...

"Bathrooms matter. That's why we offer expert advice, design and fitting to give you complete peace of mind. From inspiration to installation, your dream bathroom is in the best possible hands."

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lenor Europe's Outstanding Odes to Clothing

Brilliant clothes, brilliant copy...

A lovely ode to the skirt. More than a feminine garment. Oh lovely skirt.

A heartfelt ode to trousers. Care and admiration for the King of our closet. Ahh dearest trousers.

A loving ode to a scarf. Care and love for everyone’s favourite accessory, whatever the season. Oh marvellous scarf.

A devoted ode to the shirt. The most gregarious and versatile item of clothing. Oh wonderful shirt.

Thanks for the tip AdFreak!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

IKEA Wonderful Everyday - "Rediscover the Joy of the Kitchen" commercial

"With hungry mouths to feed and not enough time in the day, cooking can sometimes feel like a chore. But at IKEA we know that fun is the one ingredient needed to turn everyday cooking into something we look forward to. When it works properly the kitchen is a wonderful place to spend time. It’s a social hub for friends and family. A place to play. A place to unwind. A place to create and enjoy. "

Credits from Adweek:

Agency: Mother London
Production Company: MJZ
Director: Juan Cabral
VFX Producer: Julie Evans
VFX Shoot Supervisor: Bill Macnamara
CG Supervisor: Fabian Frank
VFX Lead: Alex Lovejoyv

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Plum Organics' "Parenting Unfiltered" commercial + campaign

"This is parenting. It's about taking a chance, living unscripted, admitting uncertainty along the way. It's complex, but that's the best part. Why put a filter on it? 
Because life unfiltered is full of amazing."

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

State Farm Coneheads Commercial - Their take on "Jake From State Farm"

Very amusing!

Thanks for the tip and credits, Adweek!

Agency: DDB Chicago
John Maxham: Chief Creative Officer
Barry Burdiak: Group Creative Director
John Hayes: Group Creative Director
Bart Culberson: Creative Director
Chris Bruney: Art Director
Nick Novich: Copywriter
Andres Chacon: Art Director
Sean Peecook: Copywriter
Andrew Bloom: Creative Director (Online Videos)
Nathan Monteith: Creative Director (Online Videos)
Di Jackson: Director of Integrated Production
Scott Kemper: Executive Producer
Ryan Hentsch: Production Business Manager

Production Company: Hungry Man
Hank Perlman: Director
Kevin Byrne: Executive Producer
Thomas O'Malley: Line Producer

Edit: Cutters
Grant Gustafson: Editor
Aaron Kiser: Editor (Online Videos)
Patrick Casey: Producer
Edit: No. 6
Jason MacDonald: Editor (Jake)
Corina Dennison: Executive Producer

Finish: Filmworkers Club
Derek de Board: Executive Producer
Casey Swircz: Producer
Rob Churchill: VFX Supervisor

Behind the Scenes: Impact Entertainment
Deb Llanos, Executive Producer
Patrick Yonally, Creative Director