ANIMAL LOGIC GIVES YELLOW A HAND DOWN UNDER

Creepy concept. Nice execution.               Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, Auckland Director: Mark Molloy Production: Exit Films Post/VFX: Animal Logic [Read more]

A METHOD FOR MAKING PEOPLE OUT OF PEOPLE

Brand new spot for Miller Lite from CP+B and Method that recalls the studio’s 2004 "Carry" spot for Adidas (featuring Kevin Garnett strolling though the city with a convincing heap of people atop his shoulders) and a kind of reverse "Stress Monster" ala Asylum for Element 79 from earlier this year. James LeBloch, Method’s lead […] [Read more]

THE BOND THAT BINDS

From director Fredrik Bond comes proof life is just way better in Prague. Twenty-somethings can afford massively stunning apartments and their cell phones have Houdini-esque powers which allow your inner dancer to break free. The Mill, London supply the cool cable action. Agency: Ogilvy & Mather – Beijing, Production company: Sonny, Music: Dead Mono. [Read more]

A BITT OF ATMOSPHERE

Argentine studio BITT Animation and VFX just finished this 90 sec Ford spot after a three month sched with a crew of 20. Talent close ups were shot against green, everything else, including the flying people, are CG. Co-directors: Pucho Mentasti, Franco Bittolo.   [Read more]

ALIEN TOASTER VS VINCE VAUGHN, OH WAIT…

Digital Domain takes a break from car commercials to polish up some alien aggression for director Michael Bay. The shiny little guy gets to play foil for one of the best Vince Vaugn impressions ever. Agency: BBDO – New York Prodco: The Institute Editor: Tom Muldoon   [Read more]

EVEN STAN WINSTON CAN’T MAKE THESE PIGS FLY

CBS and FOX refused to run this ad for Trojan condoms (directed by Phil Joanou with VFX by the Stan Winston Studio) and that has caused much twittering in the ad world (you can read a good summary of the controversy here). But I have a theory all the debate about womens’ issues and what […] [Read more]