Creative

‘Lifesaver’ hard man Vinnie Jones returns for British Heart Foundation

Talking of advertising agencies being useful (which we were earlier) Grey London’s campaign for the British Heart Foundation is back amid claims that it’s saved 28 lives. The campaign features ‘hard man’ Vinnie Jones who resuscitates heart falure victims to ...

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Wieden+Kennedy plays cabin crew for Delta

Advertising agencies can be useful after all. Here’s one of a number of films from Wieden+Kennedy New York explaining safety procedures on Delta Air Lines planes, with a little light humour to help the four and a half minutes along. ...

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Swedish agency Akestam Holst and insurer Folksam score with skydiving cats

If you want to get noticed, chuck a few cats out of a plane – seemple. That’s what Stockholm agency Akestam Holst has done for venerable Swedish insurer Folksam anyway and so far it’s gathered nearly 500,000 YouTube hits, enraging ...

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Worrying times for DDB and Leo Burnett as McDonald’s rings the changes

The mighty McDonald’s, which seemed to have ridden out the recession as rivals Burger King and Pizza Hut struggled, has a nasty case of indigestion, posting its first monthly sales decline in nine years. First one to fall on her ...

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Another monkey manifestation pays off for Barclaycard and BBH

The British seem to love monkeys in ads and Barclaycard’s recent opus from BBH featuring a large version is packing them in on YouTube with nearly 250,000 hits in about a week. The aforementioned beast bears a certain similarity to ...

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