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    Down Under with Buck, Cadbury and Oreo

    Buck‘s Sydney and US animation crews team up to combine two chocolatey snacks, hyper-active emoji’s and an infectious pop song to make this 80-second Australian adventure for Cadbury’s new Dairy Milk with Oreo bar eminently watchable. [Read more]

Ratatouille vs flushed away

In the spirit of their other similiar-themed pairings (Bugs vs Antz and Finding Nemo vs A Shark Tale) Disney and Dreamworks will go at it with rodents in Ratatouille (summer 2007) and Flushed Away (November 2006). For your consideration – a side by side comparison of the latest trailers for both.     [Read more]

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Just got home from the Webbys. Very fancy and seamlessly produced event despite the hoard of smug guys in Prada suits sporting those very horizontal glasses that only gallery owners used to wear. Mark Cuban didn’t show (something about the NBA finals blah blah blah) but Prince did and wow if that man doesn’t weigh […] [Read more]

Sometimes Simple is better

One challenge we all face is devising new ways to help our clients cut through the clutter. CA Square does a masterful job in this latest package for LPBS and VOCES. Check it out here and read the full story in the PR FEED.   [Read more]

LITTLE GUYS RUN OVER BY ADIDAS AGENCIES

Here’s the kind of thing that gives me hives. A friend of mine who works in the trenches at Adidas HQ in Deutchland tells me the company, under pressure from its agencies 180/TBWA is pulling the Adicolor campaign out of competition in Cannes and not allowing it to be entered into any awards shows. Why? […] [Read more]

ESPN goes to extremes to push World Cup coverage

ESPN Brazil has taken bathroom humor to a new level with this latest activity to keep you focused on the task at hand. One question, who gets the privilege of resetting the ball after the goal? Cheers, TA [Read more]

GOBELINS ANNECY 2006 FILMS

Every year the graduate animation class at the Gobelins school in Paris produce films that double as intros at the Annecy animation fest. They are always spectacular and this year is no different. My top three… Burning  Safari Vincent AUPETIT, Florent de LA TAILLE, Jeanne IRZENSKI, Maxime MALEO, Aurélien PREDAL, Claude-William TREBUTIEN Pyrats Yves BIGEREL, […] [Read more]

Yikes! Daft Punk, in the primetime of your life

  I see dead people. http://pdl.stream.aol.com/aol/us/aolmusic/artists/emi/daftpunk/daftpunk_primetimeofyourlife_dl.mov [Read more]

BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL

Caught a program of shorts at the BiFF yesterday. Here’s a peek at some highlights. A PAINFUL GLIMPSE INTO MY WRITING PROCESS, dir: Chel White, US      DOVES: SKY STARTS FALLING, dir: Reuben Sutherland, UK       MINISTRY MESSIAH, dir: Gints Apsits, Latvia [Read more]