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A moving tribute to the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior

The traditional Remembrance Day parade is closed to the public this year, but Westminster City Council and TMW Unlimited have created the chance for a collective moment, with a stirring film to celebrate the centenary of the burial of the ...

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Jonathan Burley joins Miroma Group, owner of Fold7, as CCO

Here’s one well-known advertising name who has chosen not to start up a new model agency. Instead, Jonathan Burley is taking on the similarly challenging task of boosting an existing group to a new level by joining Miroma as CCO. ...

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MAA blast from the past: Mog’s Christmas Calamity

Christmas ads in the UK used to be an annual battle between adam&eveDDB for John Lewis and AMV BBDO for Sainsbury’s. Back in 2015 AMV, which spent a year working on these things, tied up with children’s author Judith Kerr ...

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Walkers’ ‘social first’ LadBaby Christmas effort lacks crunch

Walkers Crisps mostly delighted us last Christmas with the inimitable Mariah Carey courtesy of AMV BBDO. This year, having departed AMV, it’s a more modest “social first” effort (as is Christmas in the UK) from Elvis, featuring comedian and YouTuber ...

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BETC’s brainwave for Michelin does what it says on the tin

Over the years there’ve been lots of ads for tyres, some of them quite famous like AMV and Tony Kaye’s epic for Dunlop. None of them (or not many anyway) actually seem to show tyres. When you think of Michelin, ...

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W+K’s Susan Hoffman on support when you most need it

We can all do with some support right now and here’s Wieden+Kennedy chair Susan Hoffman on the importance of same, for the One Club for Creativity. Reading a letter from Dan Wieden 20 or so years ago when Susan seems ...

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Schitt’s Creek stars light up Hudson’s Bay Christmas ad

Canada seems a pretty good place to be holed up during the pandemic (cold but…) and Hudson’s Bay and agency FCB Toronto seem to be having a good time here with Schitt’s Creek stars Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy (was ...

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L’Oreal and Virtue launch first virtual make-up range

A lockdown world is becoming like a virtual gaming experience, you live everything online. Now its make-up too, with Signature Faces from L’Oreal with the help of Vice agency Virtue. The Sinature Faces collection was co-created by L’Oréal Paris global ...

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