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Rip Curl: World First GPS Surf Tracking Device

3. June 2014

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Introducing Rip Curl Search; a multi-platform digital ecosystem and device (Waterproof GPS Surf Watch) that allows surfers to find, capture and re-live their perfect waves, anywhere in the world… Created by VML in Sydney, Australia. It’s powered by Facebook Connect, and lets surfers log all their sessions, challenge friends, create surf clubs, protect secret spots, [...]

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DHL: The Trojan Mailing Campaign

24. February 2014

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Here’s a great stunt or a killer prank from DHL on its competition. DHL posted huge packages via its competitors, which were wrapped in a temperature sensitive coating, which when cooled below freezing, went black, so that wen they were picked up it was purely a back box to deliver! However, once they started to [...]

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Terre des Hommes: Sweetie

19. February 2014

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Have you ever heard of webcam child sex tourism (WCST)? It’s basically men from rich countries pay children in poor countries to perform sexual acts in front of webcams. While tens of thousands of kids are abused in the Philippines alone, there have been only six men who have been ever charged. When the creative [...]

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Dumb Ways To Die: The Campaign Case Study

15. July 2013

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You’ve all seen the video, but given it’s success at the Cannes Lions 2013 Festival of Creativity, I thought we needed to put up the award winning case study video for everyone to see exactly how this thing played out! We may never see a piece of work win across so many categories again…

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Volkswagen: Start-Stop Chrome Store App

28. May 2013

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Here is a different take on raising awareness for Volkswagen’s Start-Stop engine technology, through a Google Chrome Store App, using facial recognition technology to detect when someone looks at or away from the screen. This is linked through the app to YouTube, so that any video you are watching automatically pauses if you look away [...]

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Volkswagen Golf GTI: The Fastest YouTube Ad

24. April 2013

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It looks like Volkswagen are targeting YouTube to find new ways to communicate their message, this time, it’s the Volkswagen GTI in Spain, with ‘The Fastest YouTube Ad’ that you literally can’t skip… I’d love your thoughts on this one! Created by the guys at DDB. (thanks Fernando!)

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Google Project Re:Brief. Advertising Re:Imagined

18. March 2012

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Sometimes you see something a little different, it takes a while to compute because it is different, and when different is good, it’s actually amazing. For me, this is different, a brilliant piece of storytelling used to highlight the importance of creative thinking in a technical world. Introducing Project Re:Brief by Google. A series of [...]

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Ford Fiesta: The Fiestagram Campaign

16. February 2012

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What do you do when you need to showcase features in a car like the Ford Fiesta? Create an instagram campaign of course!? It’s called The Fiestagram, a campaign run through Facebook via Instagram where a new hashtag associated with one of the Fiesta’s high-tech features, such as #entry, #music and #hidden. People would then [...]

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Canal+ Borgia 360 Multi-Device Experience

17. December 2011

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The Canal+ Borgia TV series is the world’s first 360 degree narrative that works seamlessly across your desktop, iPad and iPhone to provide a complete experience. The campaign has already picked up a number of awards, and aims to pull new viewers into the brand new show about a family worse than the Mafia, and [...]

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Opel Movano: The 2GB Banner Campaign

19. October 2011

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I was in a meeting this afternoon chatting about banner campaigns and the general lack of innovation that surrounds them, for the most part anyway… We spoke too soon, welcome to the stage this great banner from Opel to showcase the utility potential of the new Opel Movano van. The banner literally carries your files [...]

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NOKIA: The8N8 Twitter Campaign

7. September 2011

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Here is something a little different from the guys at Wunderman Buenos Aires in Argentina, for the launch of Nokia’s N8 smart phone. #The8N8 was a twitter based activation campaign where you were required to get 8 popular celebrities to follow you on twitter to win a new Nokia N8. After enlisting top celebrities to [...]

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Cannes Cyber Lions: The Winning Case Studies

6. July 2011

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Right, so I thought it might be cool to round up as many of the 2011 Cannes Cyber Lions winning case study videos as possible into a single post, so that over the next year you’ll all have a great reference point to come back to if you need to find a case study to [...]

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Peugeot: Take The Car Challenge

28. June 2011

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Here is an interesting take on those famous old “Touch The Car” endurance competitions of days gone bye.. With Peugeot launching the “Take The Car” challenge online, where users would compete live from around the world to score a week with the car of their choice. After connecting with Facebook, users would choose a car, [...]

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Stockholm: The Homeless Banner Campaign

25. May 2011

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Here is a neat little case study for Stadsmission, a small charity dedicated to helping the homeless in Stockholm. The “Homeless Banners” campaign was based around a blank, homeless banner with no website to live, a banner that has been re-sized, and waiting for a home… When users got to the micro-site, they were promoted [...]

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Facebook Blood Groups: Emergency Donations

18. May 2011

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Facebook groups?! I can already here you saying it… Well, they might actually still be relevant for something, and here is a really simple, really smart campaign that helps demonstrate just that. It’s called Facebook Blood Groups, a campaign aimed at acquiring group members based on blood type, so that when the government’s NATAL trauma [...]

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