Tag Archives: christmas ads

Who needs ‘feel-good’ Christmas ads at a time like this?

Last Sunday adam&eveDDB co-founder and CEO James Murphy was on BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House, there to review the papers with two others and talk about John Lewis’ ‘Man on the Moon’ Christmas campaign. Murphy agreed with the producers that ...

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BETC tackles Christmas prezzie diplomacy for Canal+

We’ve had some spectaculars over the years from BETC Paris for Canal+, one of the most garlanded campaigns. Here’s BETC in more reflective mode, giving us its take on unwanted Christmas presents (as with Harvey Nichols, Currys PC World and ...

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Myer/Aardman: it’s Christmas cobber so get your skis on

Myer is Australia’s biggest retailer and this year agency BBDO Clemenger Melbourne has enlisted famed British animation house Aardman to produce a traditional (snowy, not the norm in Oz) Christmas spot – with a decidedly Australian twang. Maybe this is ...

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WTF it’s Christmas says crazy Oddbins

We have one clear leader in the Christmas ad stakes anyway – this humdinger from Oddbins will surely not be caught in the outright crazy stakes. Oddbins says it’s trying to avoid all that cloying emotion at Christmas – meaning ...

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Carphone’s Lemon celebrates Xmas down under

We said earlier that reviewing ads these days was like reviewing comedy – they’re all at it – and one of the better examples is Brothers and Sisters’ Carphone Warehouse channel featuring Keith Lemon flogging Carphone’s Pin Point service in ...

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Is Temptations another Christmas winner from A&E?

Mars Pedigree’s Temptations are North America’s favourite cat treat, it seems, but the UK’s adam&eveDDB is the agency. This new campaign, ‘Say sorry for the holidays,’ runs on TV in North America and online. The Elton John school of warbling ...

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