Tag Archives: christmas ads

Sky enlists Comcast power for blockbuster Christmas ET ad

1982 was a big year in advertising with the birth of Wieden+Kennedy and Bartle Bogle Hegarty and there was also a rather popular movie, Steven Spielberg’s ET. ET is back in a blockbuster Sky Christmas ad, made by Sky Creative ...

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Apple unleashes a veritable armoured division of sentiment

OK, hankies at the ready, here’s Apple’s by now traditional tear jerker for Christmas. Inspired by the Pixar film Up, which passed me by, it’s all about cheering up Grandpa who’s now on his own, with a little help from ...

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Greenpeace roasts turkeys – and us – for Christmas

Comedian and their comedy roasts are appearing more and more often in ads, sometimes to annoying effect – think Nationwide. They may be funny/diverting once but the same joke over and over again pales somewhat. But Greenpeace and agency Nice ...

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Contrapunto BBDO scores with change of tack for Spain’s Christmas Lottery

Spain’s Loteria de Navidad (Christmas Lottery) is also known for its ads, recently featuring some winsome albeit effective animation. Contrapunto BBDO in Madrid is taking a different tack this year, which we might call reluctant reality. Dad feels obliged to ...

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Isobel’s Jamie Williams: can it be Christmas all year round?

Charles Dickens knew a thing or two about the power of Christmas. The season’s unique spirit transformed Ebenezer Scrooge from a miserable stingy businessman, who didn’t consider the feelings of other people, to a kind, generous and empathetic character. But ...

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Star director Gondry helms HP’s bid to print Christmas

You expect something special from Michel Gondry and Goodby Silverstein, teaming up for HP’s latest brave effort to persuade us all to use printers more. In this instance at Christmas when most people under 79 seem glued to their mobile ...

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John Lewis readies Excitable Edgar for Christmas – will there be a hospital scene too?

OK, it’s coming on Thursday (November 14) and features ‘Excitable Edgar,’ something to do with a door knocker. The John Lewis Christmas ad, that is. Meet Edgar. 14.11.19 #ExcitableEdgar pic.twitter.com/4H9YRCDMZJ — Excitable Edgar (@ExcitableEdgar) November 11, 2019 The Liverpool Echo ...

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Loewe goes all Arts and Crafts for Christmas

We haven’t seen much from the fashionistas so far this Christmas but here’s Spanish luxury house Loewe out of the blocks with a film by Nina Gantz through Blinkink. for its ready to wear and accessories collection, inspired by English ...

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