mercoledì 5 dicembre 2007

Ads of the week. Orange - IKEA - Thorntons - Samsung - Olympus - Fathead - D&AD - Speechless - Greenpeace - Discovery Channel EMEA - Skoda.

Orange - Toys For Grown Ups

Agency: Wam (la société de production audio-visuelle du groupe Publicis), Paris - Creative Director: Olivier Altmann - Creatives: Fréderic Royer/Olivier Camensuli - Head of Tv: Pierre Marcus - Agency Producer: Muriel Allegrini - Production Company: Wanda Productions, Paris - Director: Philippe Andre - Producer Patrick Barbier - Line Producer Romain Cavagnac - Post production: Buf, Paris

IKEA - Crazy

Agency: La Chose, Paris - Creative Director: Pascal Gregoire - Art Director: Guillaume Rebbot - Copywriter: Benjamin Parent, Julien Bredontiot - Agency Producer: Camille Petrilli - Production Company: Les Telecreateurs - Executive Producer: Arno Moria - Producer: Aurelie Bruneau - Director: David Horowitz - Director of Photography: Jo Eken Torp - Editorial Company: Home Digital Pictures - Editor: Eric Jacquemin

Thorntons - Stuck

Agency: Shop - Agency Producer: Diane Croll - Creative Director: Tom Ewart; Dave Sullivan - Creative: Tom Ewart; Dave Sullivan - Director: Harmony Korine - Production: 2am Films - Producer: Candice Chubb - Director of Photography: Alwin Kuchler - Post Production: The Mill - Editor: Leo Scott

Samsung - How We Met

Agency: The Viral Factory, London/Cheil Worldwide - Creative: The Viral Factory - Production Company: The Viral Factory - Director: Jake Lunt, The Viral Factory - Producer: Patrick Duguid - Editor: Jamie Foord - Animator: Pat Beirne, Spy Pictures - Animator's Assistant: Emily Woodburn - Online Audio Mix: Dave Ball, Marmalade - Song: 'Goddamn', Son of Dave, Kartel

Olympus - Toddler

Agency: The Red Brick Road, London - Creative Director: Justin Tindall - Agency Producer: Karli James - Production Company: Blink Productions, London - Producer: Matt Fone - Director: Dougal WIlson - DOP: Nanu Segal - Post Production House: The Moving Picture Company, London - Offline Editor: Joe Guest @ Final Cut - Flame Operator: Pete Rypstra - Telecine Operator: John Clement

Fathead - Nascar

Agency: Wieden + Kennedy, New York - Executive Creative Directors: Todd Waterbury/Kevin Proudfoot - Creative Directors: Derek Barnes/John Parker/Adam Alshin - Art Directors: John Parker/Sean Labounty - Copywriter: Adam Alshin - Head of Production: Gary Krieg - Broadcast Producer: Temma Shoaf - Production Co.: SMUGGLER - Director: Jun Diaz - Director of Photography: Richard Henkels - Executive Producer: Brian Carmody/Patrick Milling-Smith - Production Designer: Callum MacLachlan - Editorial Co.: PS260 - Editor: Maury Loeb - Editorial Assistant: Jenna Warnecke - Executive Producer: Zarina Mak - Transfer Co.: THE MILL - Colorist: Damien Van Der Cruyssen - Post/VFX Co.: THE MILL - Executive Producer: Dan Roberts - VFX Supervisor: Alex Arce - Flame Artist: Gavin Wellsman - Flame Assistant: Gigi Ng - VFX Producer: Jo Arghiris - Music Production Co.: Robot Repair - Artist/Composer: Kael Alden - Sound Production Co.: Sound Lounge - Sound Mixer: Phillip Loebarent

D&AD - Sagmeister (legendary graphic designer)
Watch also the interview with David Droga.

Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, London - Copywriter: Paul Domenet - Art Director: Brian Connolly - Producers: Toby Clifton/Lexy Stingl - Animators: Camila Carlow and Krzysztof Bierski

To watch all the videos go to the website or to the Youtube Channel. For more information about "Speechless campaign" and the 2007 Writers Guild of America strike, click here.

Director: George Hickenlooper - Creative: Director/Writer George Hickenlooper, Writer Alan Sereboff - Directed & Produced by George Hickenlooper - Produced by Alan Sereboff - Edited & Produced by Kamala Lopez - Music: Anthony Marinelli - Recorded & Mixed by Clint Bennett - Assistant Engineer: Beau Bonetti - Sound Design & Audio Post: Music Forever - Technical Advisor - Joel Marshall

Greenpeace - Sunshine
"If you think the sun shines out of your arse, try using an energy saving lightbulb instead". Info here. Another example of "assvertising" here (

Agency: Escape Partners - Production: Park Village London - Director: Sven Harding

Discovery Channel EMEA - Footprint

Agency: Discovery Channel EMEA - Creative Director: James Gilbey - Producer: Bruce Meier - Production Company: Jellyfish Pictures, London - Written, Directed, Edited: Matt Lambert - Visual Effects: Jellyfish Pictures - VFX Producer: Stefano Salvini - Technical Director/Lead 3D: Matt Chandler - Lead 2D: Fabio Zavetti - Score & Sound Design: Ben 'HECQ' Boysen

Skoda Praktik - Crash test.

Advertising Agency: DDB, Stockholm, Sweden - Creative Director: Andreas Dahlqvist - Art Director: Lennart Claesson - Copywriters: Martin Lundgren, Magnus Jakobsson - Directors: Lennart Claesson, Martin Lundgren, Gösta Reiland - Producer: Cattis Håkansson - Account Director: Pelle Josephsson

martedì 4 dicembre 2007

Ladies and gentlemen, Tor Myhren, the Creative Director of Grey NYC.

"No more skyline views and cushy offices for Grey NYC's creative department. Creative Director Tor Myhren gets them ready for the move to CubicleLand on the second floor."