Lingerie Localized, Faith Pops Corn, Wii Wins, Drivers Challenged

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- Oh we've all seen this intentional censorship thing before in countries that don't love skin but hey, in the name of providing comprehensive coverage of the worldwide advertising landscape [Ed. Huh? You've got to be friggin' kidding!], we must share with you these CHANGE lingerie ads which were designed for the Saudi Arabian market.

- Here's an interesting sound mix from DDB Londo for Volkswagen. The agency (more accurately, it's production company the band, Orbital) did a quick shot edit of the commercial using sounds generated within and around the car.

- Faith Popcorn thinks "'Sex & the City: The Movie' comes at just the right time for a nation exhausted politically, emotionally and financially - and signals a growing desire to escape that idea-strapped marketers can use to their advantage." OK.

- Ego stroke: Leo Burnett's "Wii Would Like to Play" for Nintendo's Wii won the Grand Effie at the 40th Annual Effie Awards.

- This AMV BBDO-created game for the UK's Driving Challenge campaign aims to call attention to the inattention caused by talking on a mobile phone while driving. During the game, you must hit the space bar when a caler asks a question and count the number of red, yellow and grey t-shirt-wearing pedestrians cross the rod in front of you. I don't think I could do that while not on the phone!

- Brokaw copywriter Mark Mckenzie interviews Alex Bogusky.

by Steve Hall    Jun- 6-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Campaigns, Games, Industry Events   

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And this tipster rips Faith a new one on his own June 4th post.

Posted by: Kevin Horne on June 6, 2008 1:23 PM

Orbital is a BAND - not a production company. Or weren't you waving fluorescent plastic bits around in the air like you just don't care in the nineties Steve? ;)

Even non-logged in peeps can read some of the credits here;
http://commercial-archive.com/node/143357

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