Bavaria "Stylish since 1719" (2016) :42 (The Netherlands)

Bavaria "Stylish since 1719" (2016) :42 (The Netherlands)

Not everything from 1719 is worth keeping around. Definitely not the hair style. but the beer is another story. Although I would argue that the hipster rat nest or the freaking pony tail on the barber isn't exactly high fashion either.

 

Churchill Insurance "Depend on the dog" (2016) :30 (UK)

Churchill Insurance "Depend on the dog" (2016) :30 (UK)

Churchill Insurance's new campaign launch features a talking dog. And a talking soft-top convertible car who doesn't have time to be broke down you see, because she's got a hot date with a 4x4 rover later.

 

duplo "Smartest candy on the planet" (2016) :30 (Germany)

duplo "Smartest candy on the planet" (2016) :30 (Germany)

This charming ad skirts Mentos camp territory by adding some social commentary to the mix. On the subway everyone is so wrapped up in themselves and their smart phones, except for hot girl and hot guy who notice each other from afar, so to speak.

 

SFDE "Real foodies Compost" (2016) :40 (USA)

SFDE "Real foodies Compost" (2016) :40 (USA)

Catchy little ditty from School of Thought for the San Francisco Department of the Environment reminds you to compost all your food stuff because it's better for the environment. Speaking of food, the song itself is very, well, sugary.

 

Don't Panic London poaches creatives for CD position with "flatmate wanted" style ads

Disguised as couriers infiltrators from Don't Panic in London toured competing agencies and snuck in posters advertising the Creative Director position at Don't Panic, in the style of a “new housemates wanted” poster, complete with a tear-off

Adland: 
 

Creatives use #PokemonGoHome to raise awareness for EU citizen rights

This weekend, some posters went up around London questioning the status of Pokemon and calling for their deportation. Actually they are using Pokemon Go, and everyone's preoccupation with the game to raise awareness about t he fate of EU nationals in the wake of Brexit.

Adland: 
 

Zambezi Hires Pereira & O'Dell's Janine Zaim

Independent creative agency Zambezi has named Janine Zaim as its first Director of Recruiting.

Adland: 
 

Enterprise Rent-A-Car "no matter what" (2016) :42 (UK)

Enterprise Rent-A-Car "no matter what" (2016) :42 (UK)

American customer service for the British? Absolutely. No matter what whacky stuff they get up to over there, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, sorry, Hire-A-Car, is there.

 

Michelob Ultra "Golf returns to the games" (2016) :42 (USA)

Michelob Ultra "Golf returns to the games" (2016) :42 (USA)

Golf has been part of the Olympics in more than 112 years. But now its back, starting in Rio. This spot humorously celebrates golf's return by juxtaposing the quiet delicateness of a golfer with the usual over-the-top football (futbol, soccer, whatever) announcer.

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