Fanta enters medieval lists with McCann’s battle of flavors

The rush to do everything Game of Thrones-style seems to have brought back the big budget commercial – after all, you can’t have all that fighting and slaughter on a shoestring (although some famous film directors, Orson Welles included, have ...

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BBC Creative aims for another killing with Eve

Most of us loved the first series of Killing Eve on BBC 1 – strewn with awards – and the second starts on Saturday, with a new writer Emerald Fennell. A big part of the first series’ success was surprise, ...

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Coke recycles Cannes winner for new recycling campaign

Coca-Cola is doing its bit for recycling with a poster campaign highlighting recycling bins in Europe. There’s another bit of recycling too, its Cannes Grand Prix winner from 2012, designed by student Jonathan Mak Long for Ogilvy China, then under ...

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Goldman Sachs says WPP’s Read is on the right track

The mighty Goldman Sachs has directed some welcome intelligence (if that’s what it is) WPP’s way, saying the marcoms group stands to benefit as “some large advertisers” step up their marketing efforts. It says its shares, currently 960p, should benefit ...

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Westpac shows heart in new DDB campaign

Banks are always telling us they’re here to help us on our “journey” although one might choose other travelling companions if we had the choice. Aussie bank Westpac has entered the lists via DDB Sydney with this tale of Ali ...

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Rosapark’s Jean-Francois Sacco: my Top Tips for Cannes

Jean-Francois Sacco is chief creative officer of Rosapark Paris Insta-Novels for the New York Public Library. From an artistic point of view it’s beautiful, simple and pure. But what I love most about it is that it’s an application about ...

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Hovis brings back spanking new Boy on the Bike

Here’s the digitally remastered Hovis ‘Boy on the Bike’ ad which made its first appearance in 1973 (or was it 4?) Anyway it’s been voted Britain’s most iconic ad and still looks nice. It was one of the ads that ...

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