Popeyes "Southern Fair" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Popeyes "Southern Fair" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Comedy Central's made an ad for Popeyes Chicken, in the style of a movie trailer. It features two "star-crossed lovers" who fall in love but face the drama of the girl's pop, who doesn't think the boy is "fair," enough. As in county fair.

 

Ed Ulbrich Joins Deluxe to Lead Visual Effects and Virtual Reality

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) announces that former Digital Domain CEO Ed Ulbrich has joined the company as President and General Manager, Deluxe Visual Effects, reporting to Deluxe CEO John Wallace.

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Paul McCartney and 180 other artists sign petition for digital copyright reform

Back in February, Irving Azoff, who has managed everyone from Christina Aguilera to Fleetwood Mac to Van Halen lashed out at Google-owned Youtube during an acceptance speech at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards gala.

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Destination Canada "Found In Canada" (2016) :30 (Canada)

Destination Canada "Found In Canada" (2016) :30 (Canada)

Made up of all Instagram photos shot by Canadians, this spot is a love letter from Canada to America to showcase all the amazing locations and culture to be had in the Great White North. It makes sense appealing to Amerricans since we share a common border.

 

America: come see the unexpected side of Canada

Destination Canada is aiming its new campaign at its brother down south, encouraging Americans to come visit.

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Xbox "Halo Wars 2 Official E3 Trailer" (2016) 2:18 (USA)

Xbox "Halo Wars 2 Official E3 Trailer" (2016) 2:18 (USA)

Oh what a fantastic trailer this is for Halo Wars 2. Know your enemy indeed. Captain Cutter now face a new faction known as The Banished and their warlord Atriox.

 

Nike "Hard Work Wins" (2016) 1;00 (Germany)

Nike "Hard Work Wins" (2016) 1;00 (Germany)

This Nike spec ad written produced and directed by Samuel Buscapé has a nice misdirect. It starts first by building up the tension from what looks like a retro NASA movie, where something dramatic is happening.

 

Bubbles "Lion destruction" (2016) 1:48 (Germany)

Bubbles "Lion destruction" (2016) 1:48 (Germany)

During the advertising festival in Cannes, the German production company Bubbles Film will allow people to get a tattoo with ink made from a real Cannes Lion. And here's the teaser video for that stunt.

 

Bob Isherwood "kidnapped" in Cannes 2016

Bob Isherwood "kidnapped" in Cannes 2016

‘Can trolling be a force for good in advertising?’ is a seminar due to be held later today at the Forum in Cannes, to draw attention to it Bob Isherwood was 'kidnapped' and three masked men read out a ransom note as the former worldwide creative director of Saatchi & Saa

 

iSea app - Help find migrants at sea with this app (case study) 2016- Singapore

iSea app - Help find migrants at sea with this app (case study) 2016- Singapore

The idea of the MOAS app, created by Grey Singapore, is to help find migrants at sea by looking at realtime satellite images of the ocean. Except it's not realtime, nor a functioning app right now.

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