Eitan Chitayat, a creative in Tel Aviv, sent us this two minute video he's been working on for the past couple of years. A personal, pro-bono project for The Fund for Reconciliation, Tolerance and Peace, the video features two boys - one Israeli and one Palestinian - who, in the future, imagine what life must have been like when conflict between the two was the norm.
The work was a group effort with help from Lobo of Brazil, Birdo Studio, The Ebling Group, Wicked Music, Firefly Productions and Sweet Sound.
How quickly we forget. Remember Tiger Woods? Yea, the golfer dude that cheated on his wife life 13 times. Everyone disowned him right? Well, he's back and can be seen in this funny Heat-created ad for EA Sports' Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13. Called Duel of the Masters, Tiger and Shaquille O'Neal duel each othee King Fu style complete with badly-dubbed dialog.
This is really some beautiful work. Glorious shots of the dying phone booth. You get the sense it's all leading up to something amazing. Sadly, it's just an ad for Dockers. Beautiful work, DraftFCB but you really should have saved it for a more worthy client.
Thirteen years after a parody was relevant, Goldwell Salons has created a Blair Witch Project-themed promotional video for its CallAHairDresser website. In the ad, we see a model do her best impression of the snot-nosed close up shiot from the movie as she flips out over her home coloring disasters.
Thanks to Who Is That Hot Ad Girl we know the actress to be horror film actress Christina Rose. Sadly, the fact she apparently has experience acting in horror films, she does nothing to make this ad interesting.
Rose does a much better job kicking the shit out of a guy in this clip from indie short Circle of Fury.
"You could have a pair like Kelly's" if you just pick up a pair of official Sports Relief Socks at your local (if you're in England) Sainsbury today. Yes. Breasts truly can sell anything we ask them to.
So wait, Kelly's been stuffing all these years?
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An actual shampoo brand, Biomen, is using imagery of Hitler in a Turkish TV ad. It's not a spoof. It's not a joke. It's an actual ad currently airing in Turkey. The ad's translation reads, "If you're not wearing women's clothes, you shouldn't be using women's shampoo either. Here it is. A real man's shampoo. Biomen. Real men use Biomen."
If there's one constant in this twisted business we call advertising it's that every once in a while we are witness to some of the strangest, most inconceivable happenings. Though the use of Hitler in an ad will unlikely be topped.
And in the WTF category today come this new Red Pepper-created work for Russian brand Club Republic. Actually it's not a brand. It's club. A club where apparently people dance with disco balls and turkeys on their heads. Hey, Russia's just getting into this whole capitalism thing. They need some time to work out the kinks.
Back in the day when the web was born, the first thing everyone thought it would be good for, aside from porn, was ordering pizza. Today, porn still rules the internet and you can still order a pizza online. But things have gotten more sophisticated. And simpler.
We're not really going to discuss the online advancements of porn but we are going to highlight a very interesting development from Dubai-based Red Tomato Pizza. They've created a VIP button that you affixe to your refrigerator. When you press it, your favorite pizza is delivered to you.
During the month of March, Pedigree, with help from Proximity BBDO, erected bus shelters in Toronto that dispensed bags for dog owners to pick up their dog's poop. In addition to dispensing the bags, the shelter promoted the brand's Chicken & Rice+ Dry Food with prebiotics which, of course, is supposed to keep dogs "regular."
Not that any service is going to knock Craigslist off its "shit for sale" throne of dominance but we have to hand it the guys over at ReplyBoard for trying. To illustrate just how crazy it can get when buyer meets seller from Craigslist, four humorous hidden camera videos capture some interesting scenarios. Have a look.
For the second year in a row, Ad Age has bestowed its top honor on Boston-based Allen & Gerritsen for Allen & Gerritsen for Best Pace to Work.">Best Pace to Work. Each year, the publication issues two surveys to each interested agency with 50 or more employees. One survey contains 75 questions and is sent to the employer. A second survey with 50 questions is sent to employees. The results are crunched by New York-based Buck Consultants which has been in the human resources business for almost 100 years.
Rounding out the top ten where Mr. Youth, Tris3ct, Big Spaceship, Eric Mower & Associates, Red Door INteractive, 360i, Performics, Undertone and Horizon Media.
Congrats to all the winners