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Adam&eveDDB strikes confident note for VW movie deal

VW SUVs are sponsoring films on the UK’s ITV with a new spin on its ‘Confidence’ theme, this time it’s ‘Movie Star Confidence’ as it’s a long series of idents plus online films from adam&eveDDB, inverting movie jeopardy set-ups. These ...

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Is VW’s new US good works campaign lost in space?

Johannes Leonardo got off to a good start with its mea culpa for emissions-emitting VW in North America. Not sure about this one though, harking back to the moon landing to promote (new) VW’s various investments and good works. For ...

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VW in America grasps emissions nettle in WPP ad debut

Volkswagen in America is beginning its fightback proper against the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal (it hopes it is, anyway) with a new WPP agency line-up headed by Johannes Leonardo. ‘Hello Light’ is a pretty dramatic mea culpa, referring briefly to the emissions ...

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Is chirpy and cheerful the right way forward for VW ads?

Would you adam&eve it, a bummer from Volkswagen. But actually it’s not the cultured academy in Paddington but DDB Berlin for VW’s new T-Cross, presumably a sign that VW’s T-Roc is starting a family. How many brands does VW need? ...

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BBH has to defend flagship Audi – what is owner VW up to?

I see that Audi is re-pitching its UK creative account, at BBH from just about the time the agency started nearly 40 years ago. Well that’s a long time and, no doubt, it’s been re-pitched in the meantime. But BBH’s ...

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Was Ridley Scott’s RSA the secret sauce in WPP’s VW win?

Campaign reckons that celebrated film director and production company owner Ridley Scott of RSA was the secret weapon in WPP’s successful pitch for VW creative in North America. It also speculates that WPP CEO Mark Read spent between $500,000 and ...

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DDB Australia makes budget extravaganza for Amarok

This year’s trend is advertisers (and their agencies) sending up ads and here’s another by DDB Australia for VW Amarok trucks, featuring, inevitably perhaps given its origin, a ditzy English commercials director. There’s a health and safety man too. Quite ...

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