I don’t know who goes to Cannes for the panels, but some of the featured panels do look promising. Given the high cost to attend the industry’s marquis event, perhaps agency principals could demand attendance at X number of panels, plus a full debriefing for the team upon return. According to a memo reviewed by […]
HMH, with offices in Portland and Charlotte, won a Rosey Award this week for their in-airport advertising for Palmetto Bluff, the high end Lowcountry resort located between Hilton Head Island, SC and Savannah, GA. The campaign reminds visitors to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport that true Lowcountry adventure awaits them just across the state line. By […]
Wexley School for Girls won Best Of Show at the 2017 American Advertising Awards Seattle (still known as the ADDYs) for the following War Dragons spot. Ads for adventure-focused video games tend to stay pretty straightforward, which is partially why the dark humor and unexpected twists of this spot work so well. It’s also a […]
As a copywriter, you have to appreciate radio advertising, when it’s well done. After all, it’s the writer’s medium. As a connoisseur of well-made radio, you also want to thank 2016 Radio Mercury Awards for honoring outstanding radio each year, and for gathering 101 compelling radio spots in one place. “At the heart of a […]
“Every morning I sit for hours on the beach holding my ether orb.” -Lee Clow The “cult of creativity” that is LA’s ad scene, will be gathering at the Beverly Hilton this week to give themselves trophies. What you are about to see are promotional videos for the “Sold Out” event. Southern California advertising people […]
Winners of 24th annual Radio Mercury Awards were announced last month at le Poisson Rouge in New York. Wieden + Kennedy and their client Old Spice took Best of Show for “Mandroid.” (click to listen) The Mercury Best of Show award comes with a $50,000 cash prize, making it one of the more coveted awards […]
If you’re on your way to Cannes this weekend, AdPulp is happy for you. If you’re not on your way to Cannes to collect your Lion, you can stay up on the festival via various social media outlets detailed in the following infographic created by Ghergich & Co. and ImageBrief.
Business results. ROI. Clients love it; ergo, agencies must provide it to remain essential. Enter the Warc 100, an annual ranking of the world’s 100 best campaigns and companies, based on their performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions. The rankings are compiled based on the winners of 87 effectiveness and strategy awards from around the […]
Hyundai is the official vehicle partner of the GRAMMY Awards. As part of the deal, the car company is supporting the emergence of new artists via the GRAMMY Amplifier program, now in its third year. The partnership was brokered by Hyundai’s agency GreenLight Media and Marketing. Aspiring musical stars sent in video renditions of their […]
Jerry Seinfeld won a Clio and made an anti-advertising speech. Yes, that is working both sides of the silver dollar. Personally, I don’t want to watch or hear Seinfeld’s whine. I think the following ad from Adobe is better.
I stopped leafing through award show annuals years ago, but I do like to listen to radio spots. Therefore, I appreciate the 2014 Radio Mercury Awards making the spots from their 157 finalists available online for all to hear. There’s much worth listening to here and much of it is regional, so this is our […]
The words we use are important. Words convey meaning. Right now, I am looking for the words to convey how much I love this ass-kicking, fact-kicking session from Gary Vaynerchuk, head of Vayner Media. In the video, a person asks Vaynerchuk how to meet “relevant people” at South By Southwest. Gary Vee rightly does the […]