Tag Archives: christmas ads

McDonald’s and Leo Burnett set off on the long, long journey to Christmas

I see from the creative agency billings table that Leo Burnett, admirably consistent as ever, is up there among a gaggle of agencies vying for second place behind all-conquering (in billings terms anyway) AMV BBDO. One reason must be McDonald’s’ ...

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KFC and BBH launch Xmas ‘friendship buckets’

BBH has launched a (fairly) Christmassy campaign for KFC: ‘Friendship Bucket Test.’ Well why not, lots of people eat chicken at Christmas. Nice little vignettes, BBH seems to be into the common touch these days. MAA creative scale: 7.

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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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