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Volvo Trucks: The Casino Stunt Video

26. September 2014

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Volvo hasn’t given up on their YouTube content strategy, with this new piece called ‘The Casino’. Although this time, it’s forumla is slightly different, it’s not really the same kind of product demonstration stunt they’ve become famous for showing off, and while adopting a similar feel, it goes a little more traditional. With a hidden [...]

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IKEA: The World’s Biggest Banner Ad

24. April 2012

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I’m really glad agencies are still trying to innovate and be extra creative inside banner ads, they are begging for it as a whole, and a great banner easily becomes brilliant! Every month or so someone sends through a banner ad cool enough to post and today is that day. Presenting… IKEA’s smallest store in [...]

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TwitterScrabble: The Ultimate Game of Scrabble

6. March 2012

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Hands up if you are a scrabble freak? Well, you’ve got a new challenger, and it’s the entire twitterverse! To help launch the brand new board game (remember those?!) Scrabble Trickster, they’ve created TwitterScrabble, a whole new way to get people involved in the game from around the world, purely via twitter, and laced with [...]

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Google India Tanjore: Bringing Back Ancient Art

26. December 2011

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This is another beautiful ad from Google. This time, it’s from Google India extending the “The Web is What You Make of It” campaign with a spot about Tanjore, an ancient Indian art form that seems to be fading away from the modern every day world. The ad tells the story of a Tanjore artist [...]

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Red Bull Academy World Tour 2011

17. October 2011

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Here’s a great video from Red Bull which celebrates the Red Bull Academy World Tour 2011. The academy produced this music video to showcase many different musical styles from around the world. The film mixes different animation techniques reflecting the cities the Music Academy is touring through, using a combination of 2D, 3D, stop-motion, photography, illustration, [...]

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HTML 5 Youtube Banner With Geolocation

28. July 2011

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Here is the French winner of DoubleClick’s HTML 5 Banner Challenge, Biborg Interactive & Alpha Layer with their HTML 5 banner demo that invites users to fly over France by hot air balloon, discovering famous places, such as the Effel tower, Notre Dame de la Garde in Marseille or Le Château de Versailles from the [...]

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Transformers 3 “Web Wars” Advergame

9. July 2011

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With Transformers 3 upon us, Paramount Pictures have launched a global digital campaign prompting the movie in the form of a new social advergame called “Web Wars” that literally turns the entire web into your personal battlefield through a bookmarklet app experience. The bookmarklet app let’s you challenge Facebook friends to a live, multi player [...]

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Facebook and Twitter in Real Life: Video

13. June 2011

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This is a great video that takes Facebook and Twitter and puts them into the real world, acting out everything that you would do on those networks. Whether it’s a ‘Like’ or a ‘Follow’, it’s all included here. It’s a fun way to showcase how odd our online behaviour can seem when it’s taken out [...]

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HTC Desire Interactive iAd

31. May 2011

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We’re seeing some engaging ads with the release of the latest iAds recently and here ‘s one from 2359 Media who have developed a fully interactive gesture-based iPad ad for HTC to promote the release of HTC Desire S in Singapore. Utilizing HTML5, it features an interactive banner ad, a fully animated introduction screen and [...]

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The Great Banner Sale: GRAACC

29. May 2011

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This is a simple but effective way to get people to engage with a charity by making them part of the marketing process. Ogilvy Brazil created this interactive camapign for GRAACC which is a hospital that offers free treatment for children with cancer. As a NGO they rely on monthly donations in order to continue [...]

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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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Kung Fu Panda 2 Facebook Parade

26. April 2011

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Love this. With every new movie release comes an increasingly important social component that can now make or break an opening weekend. Gone are the days of the famous microsite that plays the latest trailer and challenges you to an advergame… Those days only started a few years ago for the big film studios, and [...]

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Volkswagen Passat LinkedIn Challenge

25. April 2011

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Here is one of the very first branded experiences utilising the new LinkedIn API, and interestingly, it’s for the new Volkswagen Passat campaign in the Netherlands, helping to remind people that its seriously packed full of standard features, just like most peoples LinkedIn profiles! Volkswagen’s LinkedIn campaign called “LinkedUit” or (LinkedOut) gives anyone who challenges [...]

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Desperados Beer YouTube Takeover

11. April 2011

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Here is one of the best YouTube takeovers I’ve seen in a while, and potentially the first one to integrate the Facebook Connect functionality as part of the experience. (happy to be corrected here!) The YouTube campaign for beer brand Desperados is different to most, by letting you interact with the story as it unfolds [...]

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GT5: Google Street View Web Banner

14. March 2011

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Here is a different kind of banner, created for the launch of Gran Turismo 5, it enables users to experience some of the worlds most famous race tracks through a Google Maps banner campaign, aiming to highlight the photo realistic gaming experience that the new Gran Turismo 5 provides. And while the banner is probably [...]

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