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OK GO: The Writing’s On The Wall Video

22. June 2014

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We’ve always posted OK Go’s music videos as they are as much branded viral content as they are great music videos. And to launch their new album, Hungry Ghosts, they’ve created this piece of ‘visual deception’ as a music video called ‘The Writing’s On The Wall’. Enjoy. 7m views and counting.

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Homeless Fonts: Donations From Handwriting

17. June 2014

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This is a beautiful and moving piece of work for the Homeless in Spain, turning their handwriting typically only used to write on cardboard for donations, into new fonts that can be bought online by brands and agencies around the world. The film speaks for itself, and you can buy the fonts here.

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Google Self Driving Car: The First Drive Video

13. June 2014

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We’ve heard a lot about the Google Driverless Car, with testing over the last few years well documented. But this is the ‘First Drive’ where you’ll find people actually in the car, being driven autonomously around some slightly empty streets as they continue to near production… The Google Driverless Cars will be designed to operate [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Mini Kiosk

13. June 2014

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Here’s a fun little stunt to launch Coca-Cola’s new 150ml cans, a Mini Kiosk, for a mini can. There’s not much else to it really, but it’s a little bit of fun and a smart experiential piece to launch the new product. I think this shows you don’t always need an interactive vending machine!

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Volkswagen: Eyes On The Road Cinema Stunt

9. June 2014

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With mobile phones becoming the number one killer on roads around the world, Volkswagen have stepped up to the plate in China, with these stunts at Cinema’s in Beijing. A driving ad starts on screen, an endless, straight, slightly boring road appears for the driver… Until the crucial moment, when a close-range mobile broadcasting device [...]

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Creative Fuel: The World’s Best Creative Idea

7. June 2014

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In a world where every big idea has been done, it’s clear there is only one way to go, and that’s to bold 17 different technologies together to make something that’s never been made… Then, shoot the making of film, and you’re set. A global phenomenon awaits. And here it is… Introducing The World’s First [...]

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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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SlideShare: 2014 Cannes Lions Predictions

1. June 2014

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So it’s 2 weeks out from the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, and the entire industry is wondering what’s going to win at Cannes this year… Well to kick it off, Bridget Jung and the team at DigitasLBi in Paris have created this SlideShare showcasing who they think will be the metal winners at [...]

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Pepsi: Interactive Football Vending Machine

20. May 2014

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It’s world cup time, so get ready for some pretty cool interactive vending machines over the next month or two… This one, from Pepsi, is called the #FotbolNow skills challenge, and features a vending machine challenge that puts your best skills to the test in order to score a free Pepsi. The hype video is [...]

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Oculus Rift: Living With Lag Experiment

14. May 2014

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Logging for the archives, but incase you haven’t seen it, this is a great little experiment by UME.NET Broadband showing what it’s actually like to live with LAG. As in Internet Lag. Gamers will know it best, but everyone experiences it. Now, an Oculus Rift hacked with a GoPro, gives you that same experience, so [...]

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GranataPet: SnackBall iBeacon Fitness For Dogs

12. May 2014

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With lots of talk about beacon technology, it’s retail and experiential applications, comes this little piece from GranataPet… It’s called the #SnackBall, and it uses beacons to create an automated outdoor game for dogs, where they can reward themselves, by fetching a ball and bringing it back to the throwing station. I’m not sure it’s [...]

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Coca-Cola: CokeDrones Bring Happiness By Air

11. May 2014

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Coca-Cola is the latest company to use Drones in a marketing stunt to get YouTube views. This time, it’s in Singapore, a place where almost the entire labour force is made up of foreign workers, who are away from family for long periods of time, while they work to create the beautiful Singapore city. So [...]

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Googleyize: Live Wallpapers for Android

9. May 2014

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Here’s something a little different for a Friday. Meet Googleyize, which creates Live Wallpapers for your Android phone, out of those awesome Googleyize ‘eyes’ that those toys from your childhood use to have… The app lets you put Googleyize on any photo you take, and then they come to life as a ‘live’ wallpaper. You [...]

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Pedigree: YouTube Ad Revenue Donations

28. April 2014

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Pedigree is experimenting with a new way to raise money for its famous ‘Adoption Drive’ campaign, by creating this super cute Doggy video, and enabling YouTube’s revenue sharing model, to make every global view earn money for the cause. So, in doing my part, I’m posting this to not only feature a smart campaign, but [...]

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Look Birdy: The iPhone Camera App For Parents

27. April 2014

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Here’s a fun iPhone app from an Aussie Ad Dad. It’s called ‘Look Birdy’ and uses the camera flash and a ‘bird’ noise to attract the attention of kids and animals alike to look at the camera, so you can finally get that perfect photo. Nice one Ben Keenan! Download it here.

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