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IKEA: Multi-View Interactive Kitchen Stories

9. April 2012

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I love this piece from IKEA in Russia. It’s not easy to create new, interesting ways to allow users to explore kitchens and the various accessories, but if anyone can do it, it’s IKEA, who’ve got a rich history in doing so. And again, they’ve created a new way for users to experience their kitchen [...]

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Introducing Google Play: iTunes for Android!

19. March 2012

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Welcome to Google Play, you can be forgiven for thinking this is just iTunes for Android, because you’d be right, it is. But Google does take it a little further I guess, as the Google Play platform is ready to connect with their smart TV platform, which will give them a slight edge, if you [...]

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YouTube Rewind 2011 Showcase

28. December 2011

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Well, what a year, particurally for the growth and promotion of online video, and as always, YouTube has released the YouTube Rewind 2011 Showcase for your viewing pleasure, just in case you missed it among the first 3 million views of the round up video so far… here it is! Via AdsMitchell. So what makes [...]

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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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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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Skittles “Touch” YouTube Ads

2. April 2011

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Here is a new series of seemingly interactive YouTube Skittles ads, or at least you’ll be thinking that for the very first one! The new campaign of “Touch The Rainbow” ads has been released with the above Skittles Touch Cat ad already chalking up over 1.5 million views (the only one posted to their 15 [...]

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Volkswagen: Inside the VW Academy

8. February 2011

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The Volkswagen Super Bowl spots, featuring the Beetle and the Passat, have gathered significant buzz from the TVC’s. The digital angle is via it’s offical YouTube page, capturing viewers looking for the ads and giving them more, the VW Academy. The idea of the academy is to push viewers to see how the VW stacks [...]

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Subaru: Pure Performance Frame Animation

31. October 2010

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The guys at DDB Canada have just released a pretty cool online only video for the new 2011 Subaru WRX STi. It’s called Pure Performance and the entire video is actually powered by the car driving past printed animation frames that come to life as as the car gets faster over the 1km track… There [...]

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YouTique: French Connection’s YouTube Store

5. October 2010

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Sorry! I’m a few days late on this, but if you’ve not already seen it, then check out the worlds first YouTube store (I think…) called the YouTique by French Connection with agency Poke, London. It’s a very clever way of taking the current trend around video based fashion tips and stylists, then working to seamlessly [...]

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Miley Cyrus With YouTube Annotations

21. June 2010

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Firstly, my sincere apologies, never would I have thought that Miley Cyrus would grace a Digital Buzz page, and let me predict it will probably be the first and last time! However, I’ve good reason to post this YouTube video, lately, I’ve started to notice all kinds of interesting commercial applications of YouTube Annotations, and this [...]

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The Making of the Google Chrome Speed Tests

6. May 2010

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Just how fast is Google Chrome? In Sunspider benchmark tests it scored.. blah, blah, blah. Whatever. Benchmarking test scores used to measure browser performance don’t mean anything to anyone except for the most hardcore browser geeks, so Google came up with another way to show the speed of the latest beta version of Chrome; racing it [...]

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Lego Click Short Film: A Lego Community

20. January 2010

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Lego have been doing some pretty cool things over the last year and to kick off 2010 they’ve launched a new online community called Lego Click, along with an iPhone app. This is the short film promoting the new online community built specifically for Lego enthusiasts, there they’ll get tips, inspiration and be able to tell their stories to [...]

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Ninja’s Unboxing the Google Nexus One

19. January 2010

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Google has taken unboxing (the process of documenting a products removal from its packaging) to the next level with the latest promotion for its “superphone” the Nexus One: “NINJA’S UNBOXING”. It’s pretty self explanatory/awesome. Check it out!

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The Economist: Did You Know 4.0 Video

20. September 2009

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This is the latest video in the “Shift Happens” video series by The Economist + XPLANE and visualizes in beautiful fashion a “Did You Know” 4.0 summary of the way media in converging in 2009. If you’ve not seen the previous videos, there is Did You Know 3.0, Did You Know 2.0 and Did You Know 1.0. Enjoy the video!

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YouTube: Choose Your Own Ending

4. August 2009

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YouTube campaigns are changing and so are the ways you can develop interactivity with video. Since the introduction of video hotlinks we’ve seen more and more “interactive” videos & story telling campaigns emerging. This new campaign called “Choose Your Own Ending” by DropTheWeapons.org is an interactive film that allows you to decide what happens next. [...]

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