Tag Archives: animation

Cinesite launches baked beans war in space

Have you heard of Haynes Baked Beans? Warren Buffett, the new owner of Heinz, will be reaching for his lawyers. Maybe the sage of Omaha should take an advertising lesson from Haynes too. Actually it’s for London-based SFX company Cinesite, ...

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AFG and Psyop take Purina’s Alice to Wonderland

Apparently the only two expenditure categories that have stood up in the never-ending recession are toys and petcare, which says something about Western priorities. Cat owners are notoriously choosy about what they feed their mogs (who probably prefer a good ...

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BBC splashes the cash on new Olympics commercial

But is it a commercial? There are no airtime costs because it’s running on the Beeb but it employs the not inexpensive services of RKCR/Y&R, Red Bee Media and animator Passion Pictures (to some effect it should be said). And ...

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Why don’t UK agencies use people in ads any more?

But they don’t do they? Or at least not posh ads from posh agencies. They do in the US, as you can see from a quick run-through of Super Bowl ads and the current spate of ‘real life’ mini-documentaries for ...

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Now good old Xerox sets out to save the world

They’re all at it these days, big corporations telling us that they’re not just out to make money for themselves they’re really about saving the world/making life better or, in this new campaign from Xerox from Y&R New York, better, ...

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EDF and AMV try fluff for energy charm offensive

Just about everybody in the UK hates the big energy companies, especially foreign-owned ones like France’s EDF who are suspected, rightly or wrongly, of ripping off UK customers while others get the sweetheart deals. The solution? Send for AMV/BBDO and ...

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Coke Zero scores with Crispin Porter Battleship ad

Coca-Cola’s Coke Zero ‘Enjoy Everything’ campaign from Crispin Porter+Bogusky has been a strong performer and this latest commercial highlights a tie-up between Coke and forthcoming summer blockbuster movie Battleship (pictured), which stars Rihanna among others. Once again we have aliens ...

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