Tag Archive | "YouTube"

Blink 182: Stolen Fan Content Music Video

Sunday, August 7, 2011

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After almost 8 years, Blink 182 have launched a new single, and with that, a very unique approach to re-engage their fan base, by trawling YouTube for every video uploaded that used their music without permission, then they set about cutting it into their very own music video, turning the tables on their fans, and [...]

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BMW 1M vs Helipad Viral Video

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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The highly anticipated follow up video from BMW Canada has landed. Just over two weeks after the BMW 1M vs Concrete Walls video was released they bring us the BMW 1 Series M Coupé versus the world’s highest helipad. This is a pretty cool video and manages keeps you on edge as you watch it. [...]

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Sony Pictures’s DVD Amnesty: Case Study

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Sony Pictures were looking for a way to encourage people to update their movie collection and buy new DVDs, a hard job in a dying market. Iris, Sydney came up with a fun solution with ‘The Great DVD Amnesty’, people could trade in their old, unwanted DVDs and get $5 cash back, thus freeing up [...]

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BMW 1M vs Concrete Walls Viral Video

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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How many times do you hear “I want my video to go viral”. To make this happen you have to create content that is pretty innovative, exciting and cool so that your audience will want to share. Well here’s the kind of video that ticks all those boxes. BWM Canada have released this “BMW 1M [...]

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Sony Ericsson Xperiments Case Study

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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Check out this case study from Sony Ericsson Australia. To launch their new range of Xperia smartphones they decided to embrace social media and create something engaging for their audience. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties in the past there was some pretty bad brand sentiment on their Facebook page. To overcome this Iris Sydney created [...]

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Nike Chosen: Video Contest

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Here’s the latest campaign from Nike and it’s pretty cool. Nike’s “Chosen”, brings together footage from skating, surfing, BMXing and snowboarding. Running along the same theme of “Just Do It” showcases extreme sports footage shot at night over two years in seven locations, Hawaii, Florida, New York, Los Angeles, Whistler, Aspen and Bali. After the [...]

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Honda: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Monday, June 6, 2011

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Honda have just released their latest digital campaign, ”The Super Civic Quest”. This digital scavenger hunt kicked off with the release of 30 clues and 7 pieces of custom content launched on the Honda Civic Facebook page. Players are incentivised to participate with rewards for their clue-solving with Facebook Credits and music downloads. A video [...]

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Cannes: YouTube Interactive Music Machine

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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The Cannes Lions creative challenge “YouTube Good Work” entries have been submitted and it’s great to see some really innovative ideas being developed to help such good causes. This one caught our eye as it incorporates a very simple concept with a new twist to create something fun. This interactive YouTube video was developed in [...]

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Carlsberg launches global digital campaign

Sunday, April 17, 2011

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Over in the UK Carlsberg has kicked off their new campaign with a couple of pretty big 3D projection mappings. The first being on the iconic White Cliffs of Dover and the second on the face of the famous Liverpool Street Station.

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Desperados Beer YouTube Takeover

Monday, April 11, 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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Barbie & Ken Get Social

Sunday, February 13, 2011

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With the arrival of Valentine’s Day it seemed appropriate to mention the digital campaign that Mattel have recently launched. I’m imaging that the majority of you won’t be Barbie and Ken fans however it’s hard to ignore the clever use of social channels in this fun and well integrated campaign. The world’s largest toy company [...]

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Volkswagen: Inside the VW Academy

Tuesday, February 8, 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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Intel: “The Chase” Desktop Adventure Film

Friday, January 7, 2011

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The second generation of Intel’s new ‘i’ series processors are out, and to build some hype they have just launched a neat video on YouTube called “The Chase”. It’s a short action/adventure film that is shown through a variety of windows, animations, code, Facebook pages, websites, Google maps and games, among other things! It went live this week and [...]

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YouTique: French Connection’s YouTube Store

Tuesday, October 5, 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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The Expendables YouTube Takeover

Monday, August 9, 2010

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This is the latest campaign element for the launch of The Expendables movie, a YouTube takeover that features as an interrupted interview with Sylvester Stallone. While I love YouTube takeovers, I felt a little let down by this one (I’ve got high standards!), but only because they played it a little safe, for such an action packed movie, [...]

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