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GEICO Insurance: The Unskippable Pre-Roll Ad

5. March 2015


Getting creative with Pre-Roll ads has never been more important, and we are starting to see agencies and brands stepping up to the plate with custom pieces designed to leverage or play on the pre-roll framework. I love these from GEICO, Unskippable Pre-Roll Ads. Little bit of fun too.

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WWF: The Tiger Running Challenge

24. February 2015


Here’s a neat idea for WWF in Russia, where for the first time, you can stop racing friends on apps like Nike+ and take on something a little more competitive… Like a Tiger. A tiger with a GPS tracker that is. With Tigers in Russia running about 10km per day, you’ll be put to the [...]

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Adobe Celebrates 25 Years of Photoshop

21. February 2015


We’ve all grown up on Photoshop, it’s perhaps one of the most important pieces of software ever created, and it might just be the tool that got you your first job, or keeps you in a job, so Adobe have just put out a nice tribute to its 25th anniversary for all of us to [...]

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The Four Horsemen: Future Of Digital Business

17. February 2015


A brilliant presentation from Scott Galloway on Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google (The Four Horsemen) and who will win and who will lose in the digital business economy. It’s a rapid fire, 90 slide, 15 minute presentation that you MUST watch. So grab a coffee, watch it and thank me later!

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SlideShare: The Marketing Playbook Is Dead

8. February 2015


There is a lot of hype around the death of typical marketing principles right now, and the famous “engagement” word had been beaten up pretty bad over the last few weeks, as studies, reports and new methodologies appear to be gaining some traction, aiming to show that people don’t interact with brands, let alone want [...]

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Call of Duty: The KillCameraman

27. January 2015


Have you ever wondered who captures that awesome killshot in Call of Duty, well, meet Randall Higgins, he’s a pro, taking every killcam shot in every Call of Duty game ever made. And with the release of the new Havoc maps, the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Randall’s going to have [...]

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Microsoft HoloLens: Hologram Demo Video

24. January 2015


While Facebook has been spending Billions to capture and claim the limelight around a Virtual Reality based future, and Google turning off production of Google Glass… Microsoft has been the one building the future, welcome to HoloLens. It’s like a mini-computer for your eyes, in quite a good looking piece of hardware! Microsoft HoloLens has [...]

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Newcastle Ale Makes Crash The Superbowl Ad

8. January 2015


Who doesn’t love the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” campaign every year? Hell, even other brands love it so much they want to play. Well. Kind of. With Newcastle Ale, famous for NOT making a Super Bowl Ad last year, by releasing an ad, talking about how they didn’t make an ad, then instead, making [...]

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Samsung: Look At Me App helping Autistic Kids

6. January 2015


Here is where brands and agencies can really make a difference; Introducing ‘Look At Me’ an app from Samsung, that is scientifically designed, tested and proven to help children with Autism learn to make eye-contact with their family and friends. Doctors and Universities teamed up with Samsung and agency Cheil Worldwide to create the app, [...]

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Google: The Year In Search 2014

17. December 2014


Google’s annual ‘Year In Search’ is out, and in 2014 we searched trillions of times. So what do these searches say about us? About the world? Explore the Year in Search microsite from Google that lets you dig into the biggest stories of 2014, the big moments, the most important sporting/political events and the weirdest [...]

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SlideShare: Purpose Driven Presentation Tips

13. December 2014


If you’ve ever been stuck while trying to crack a good presentation flow to generate outcomes in Keynote or Powerpoint, then this SlideShare will help give you a few tips for success, based on a theory of “THE WHAT”, “THE WHY” and “THE HOW”, this deck will talk you through tips, provide links to helpful [...]

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ANDY Awards Amazing Call for Entries Videos

10. December 2014


Sometimes the ‘Call for Entries’ campaigns at the world’s best award shows, almost deserve awards themselves. And if there was ever a time, these three videos signalling that the ANDY’s are open for submissions, probably make the cut! First up is the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist, having one of the most stressful jobs on the [...]

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Intel: How We Keep Stephen Hawking Talking

8. December 2014


In early 2015, Intel will release to the public, with open access, a new assisted communications platform that will help over 3 million people globally with disabilities, communicate with the world. And today, Intel demonstrated for the first time with Professor Stephen Hawking, that very platform, after spending the last few years together developing the [...]

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Facebook Creates Series of ‘Just In Case Studies’

7. December 2014


Created for when you need them most, Facebook ‘Just In Case Studies’ are slightly humorous, short video pieces that become almost tutorials, in the fact they will show you how to use some of the more delicate features of Facebook, with an interesting story that you’ve probably experienced yourself, wrapped around it. Like how to [...]

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Pepsi Max: 3D Projection Time Tunnel Portal

6. December 2014


In the cold and gloomy tunnels of London Bridge, Pepsi Max gave unsuspecting commuters an augmented reality, stereo projection experience to reveal a giant portal to prehistoric dinosaurs and futuristic cyborgs as part of the latest installment from the Pepsi Max’s Unbelievable campaign. A thin gauze stretched across the entire tunnel for projections to activate [...]

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Durex Launches World’s First Dual Screen Ad

30. November 2014


DUREX creates a new way to interact with its ads, with a short film that follows a mail boy delivering a package of condoms to an apartment block that seems to be full of people having some fun… as the film shows you various couples getting a little hot/steamy through windows .etc But, if you’ve [...]

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McDonald’s: Drop Into Macca’s Mobile Game

15. November 2014


Here’s a pretty cool mobile game from McDonald’s in Australia, it’s called “Drop Into Macca’s” and the game allows you to literally drop into Maccas, via a skydiving kid, to score points and earn rewards like Burgers and $1000 cash cards! The game is pretty addictive, almost flappy-bird like… But its activated with the movement [...]

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SlideShare: The SoDA 2H 2014 Digital Report

13. November 2014


It’s november, so the annual SoDA 2H Digital Marketing Report is out on SlideShare, a 44 page report that covers some of the most important topics in the digital industry today, along with thought-leadership pieces, a cross-section of trends and campaign examples. Some of the latest trends covered in the 2H SoDA Digital Report are; [...]

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TAXI: The Vending Machine Project

12. November 2014


Vending machines have taken the advertising world by storm over the last 2 years. They’ve won at every award show on the planet, and taken out some of the most prestigious pieces of metal. So what are our expectations of a vending machine now? Will it use facial recognition to scan our faces for an [...]

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Reactvertising: Real-Time Advertising Agencies

5. November 2014


Speed is everything in the new age of advertising agencies, it’s all about real-time content and less about thinking.. right?! With Reactvertising™ from Toronto ad agency john st, your brand will never miss another opportunity to own the conversation. By ignoring old school “thinking” paradigms in favour of “reactivism”, john st. is leaading the way [...]

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