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]

REGINA SPEKTOR VIDEO

Stop-motion guru Peter Sluszka takes paper to some low-key and low-tech places in this video for singer/pianist Regina Spektor. The whole piece just seems appropriately laid back and melancholy for a cloudy (and hung over) Saturday morning such as this.  Director: Peter Sluszka Record Label: Sire Records Production: Hornet Inc. Executive Producer: Michael Feder Producer: […] [Read more]

MJZ dominates at aicp

MJZ topped the list of production companies at the AICP Show at the MOMA last night in NY with nine honors in seven categories. One of their spots, Adidas “Hello Tomorrow,” directed by Spike Jones with VFX by Sea Level, was cited four times – for Visual Style, Visual Effects, Original Music, and Advertising Excellence/Single […] [Read more]