Stock images have a bad reputation in the creative community because creative teams set out to make original communications specific to one brand on the planet. That’s hard to do with an image that wasn’t shot specifically for the ad, or project, in question. And it’s impossible to do when using a stock image that’s […]
Where does bad TV advertising come from? It’s a question McDonald’s and their agency Leo Burnett are forcing people to ask, in response to a series of 25 spots featuring Max Greenfield, one of the stars of Fox’s TV show “New Girl.” I can’t recall the last time I disliked a campaign as much. McDonald’s […]
Swedish powerhouse Forsman&Bodenfors has turned in this new long-form commercial for Volvo featuring Swedish artist/producer Avicii. Filmed on location in Stockholm and Osterlen, southern Sweden, the video visits places of personal significance for Avicii and tells his own story of renewal, following several years of hard touring. The song “Feeling Good” was arranged and produced […]
Skipping is for school children and web surfers. Be that as it may, you’re not going to skip this pre-roll advertising from GEICO. I don’t know about you, but I’m disrupted. Nice work, The Martin Agency.