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Meet me half way – in the Amazon

on October 19, 2011 by Tim Comments

Like so many other agencies ‘La Comunidad’ has offices in several cities and consequently a family of employees miles apart. For their 10 year anniversary they decided to surprise two creatives with a trip to meet half way. Which in their case was smack bang in the middle of the Amazon region. Read more…

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Take this lollipop – we dare you

on October 18, 2011 by Tim Comments

Halloween is almost upon us, so why don’t we get a bit scared online? This clever Facebook integration will have you fumbling for the ‘log out’ button pretty quickly. Connect with your facebook account and see a creepy guy starting to stalk you. Read more…

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Red Bull Music Academy

on October 13, 2011 by Tim Comments

One of Red Bull’s longest running engagements, the Music Academy just launched their first major video piece. Check out this mix of many animation techniques reflecting the cities the Music Academy is touring worldwide.

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Guest editorial: No, if we’re honest.

on October 9, 2011 by Tim Comments

No.

Say it.

Say it and mean it.

It’s a great word, and the only thing that stands between you and bad work with your name on it. Lately, even in digital, I have seen this letter combination become the ‘F’-word of our industry. Read more…

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Philippe Starck takes HTML5 overboard

on October 7, 2011 by Tim Comments

Dedon is a prestige outdoor furniture maker, the kind that can pay people like Philippe Starck  and Bruce Weber to design and film for them. And their website pulls a pretty hefty punch in terms of HTML5 . Read more…

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First Instagram music video: The Vaccines

on October 7, 2011 by Tim Comments

I was intrigued when I heard that The Vaccines had called on their fans to submit festival photos, shot, filtered and uploaded via Instagram. Since Instagram has taken iPhone photography (or iPhoneography) into the mainstream, more and more mashups feed on its API.

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Student project: Hockey 101

on October 4, 2011 by Tim Comments

Imagine you were an intern at agency powerhouse ‘Digital Kitchen’, makers of interactive content and iconic film titles like Six Feet Under, Dexter and True Blood. And further imagine being born Canadian, a true ice-hockey fanatic. And unable to connect with the largely hockey-ignorant locals about your passion. What would you do? Probably make a film about it. Jordan Scott thought the same. Read more…

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UNICEF and Dulux own a colour

on October 2, 2011 by Tim Comments

If tweeting vulgarities for a good cause isn’t your thing (see CharitySwearBox below), then this will surely tickle your charitable fancy. UNICEF and Dulux have teamed up to sell you one of the 16.7 million colours smartphones, tablets or monitors are able to display. At £1 a pop it is a steal. And best of all, you can give your colour a unique name. Keep it above the belt though, please. Read more…

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adidas unleashes the bull

on September 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Derek Rose, star player of the Chicago Bulls and youngest player ever to be crowned MVP gets his second signature shoe, the “adiZero Rose 2″ . And since at adidas they are all in, this is accompanied by an emotive launch ad. See Derek enter the “Plaza de Toros”,  speed past picadors, spin around the matador and slam dunk. And get showered in (what else) roses.

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Tweet and give to a bloody charity

on September 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Here’s something to make your Friday: have you ever thrown a coin into a swear jar at work, home or (heaven forbid) at your child’s kindergarten? This well-established tradition has had no equivalent online, yet at the same time the interwebs is full of profanity. This oxymoron triggered three creatives to come up with a genius solution. Enter the Charity Swearbox. At well fucking last, I must say. Read more…

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