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.

 

How did a non functioning app end up on the Cannes Lions shortlist?

In the Cannes Lions promo and activation shortlist the judging rules are simple: they're judged on 20% strategy; 30% idea; 20% execution; and 30% impact & results. The rules regarding scam ads are also simple, spec ads are not allowed.

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The social web made the web asocial - from clickbait to Gawker.

Every fortnight I write a piece for the opinion pages of Resumé, this week I decided to translate it.

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AKA NYC Captures Seven Telly Awards

Agency honored for television campaigns for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and AMERICAN PSYCHO.

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Seventh Generation "Vajingle" (2016) 1:40 (USA)

Seventh Generation "Vajingle" (2016) 1:40 (USA)

72andSunny and Seventh Generation got SNL alum (and Bridesmaids, etc) Maya Rudolph to sing about her vagina. And also about tampons. And not having chemical tampons. In her vagina. Because chemical vaginas are a no-no.

 

Heineken Light- The Search: Chase Lovage (2016) :30 (Ireland)

Heineken Light- The Search: Chase Lovage (2016) :30 (Ireland)

Heineken Light is an award winning beer that has it all. They are looking for a spokesman who has it all. Chase Lovage, who has whitened his teeth to the point of gleaming, is not that guy. Not at all.

 

Heineken Light: The Search: Karl LaMorte (2016) :30 (Ireland)

Heineken Light: The Search: Karl LaMorte (2016) :30 (Ireland)

Karl LaMorte is a guy whose only ever played villains. An award winning beer that has it all, deserves a spokesman who has it all. Karl LaMorte is not that guy. It's been a minute since I've seen a self-referential ad.

 

Applegate Farms gets bizarrely edgy in a Father's Day tweet.

Making use of the trending hashtag #SoOneTimeMyDad, for this Sunday's Father's Day holiday in the U.S., natural and organic meats company Applegate posted this...joke: "#SoOneTimeMyDad ate 12 hot dogs in one sitting. The judge was pissed."

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