BISSÚ "ILIANA" (2016) 1:42 (Mexico)

BISSÚ  "ILIANA" (2016) 1:42 (Mexico)

Model Iliana Paredes speaks with her hands in this spot for fingernail polish Bissú. In sign language she tells us she's been deaf since birth. But she can speak with her hands. And with her heart. And Bissú is the brand for women who speak from their heart.

 

Sitges Film Festivals "50 years of something to believe in" (2016) :40 (Spain)

Sitges Film Festivals "50 years of something to believe in" (2016) :40 (Spain)

Sitges is the number one Fantasy Film Festival in the world. For this year, they created a spot about belief with a twist. It is lovingly shot, and cast, featuring members form all walks of religious life who it is revealed, al believe in the same thing. Nicely done.

 

Rock The Vote "Katy Perry votes naked" (2016) 1:48 (USA)

Rock The Vote "Katy Perry votes naked" (2016)  1:48 (USA)

Katy Perry looks more like Whatever Happened to Baby Jane in this Funny Or Die sketch urging people to vote. Because we haven't been urged to vote enough by Hollywood already.

 

Jack Daniel's "Our Town" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Jack Daniel's "Our Town" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

This is Lynchburg, Tennessee. There are some amazing people who live there. I love how much it celebrates the town and not the drink. "If you can't get here, just look for one of our postcards. We send them all over.

 

Dannon Oikos "Backpack" (2016) :15 (USA)

Dannon Oikos "Backpack" (2016) :15 (USA)

Aardman is known for its animation, but now it's done a live action spot for Dannon Oikos yogurt drink. It's portable so it fits your on-the-go lifestyle.

 

Prostate Cancer Canada "Parking Lot Protstae exam" (2016) 1:13 (Canada)

Prostate Cancer Canada "Parking Lot Protstae exam" (2016) 1:13 (Canada)

Canadian Football League Hall of Fame Quarterback Damon Allen stops unsuspecting dudes while they are paying for parking to let them know getting their prostate examined is as fast as paying for parking.

 

Tangerine "Long Shift" (2016) 1:00 (Canada)

Tangerine "Long Shift" (2016) 1:00 (Canada)

Finally there's a credit card that works as hard as you. Earn 4% back on purchases you choose for the first three months. After which it stops working as hard as you do. Like the casting on this one. Beautifully shot, too.

 

What happens when ads don't prove what you want them to?

BETC created a fake Instagram account featuring an it girl Louise Delage who was going all over Europe, having fun with drink in hand. Or bottle.

Adland: 
 

VW "PinkBeetle" (2016) :50 (USA)

VW "PinkBeetle" (2016) :50 (USA)

Here's an interesting story. Apparently there was a phenomenon on the part of VW Beetle owners where they were painting their Beetles pink. Not necessarily for the same reason mind you, but regardless of the reason, all of these owners wanted a pink Beetle.

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