Daniel Brown is a Troublemaker

Daniel Brown is a director, writer, and storyteller. He has cultivated an eclectic approach, drawing inspiration from film and music to literature and design. Daniel has a way of bending reality, indulging it with bits of fantasy and reverie.

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One in five smartphone users choose adblocker

A New York Times Article today is bemoaning the fact that Google and Facebook, who have given you a free service in exchange for collecting all of your data, now find themselv

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Sorpresa - Dad / Football son (2016) :60 (Mexico)

Sorpresa - Dad / Football son (2016) :60 (Mexico)

The thing about becoming a parent is that for nine months, you have all sorts of ideas about what is growing in that belly. A boy? A girl? Green eyes? Looks like you? Looks like their grandfather? Abstract minded? Creative? Sporty? Outgoing? Introvert? A writer? A singer?

 

Help Kenya Not Kanye (2016) case study (USA)

Help Kenya Not Kanye (2016) case study (USA)

Gabriel Ferrer, Alma's senior copywriter, was minding his won business roaming twitter one day when he saw one of Kanye's epic rants. In this particular one, Kanye was complaining about being "broke".

 

Chinese detergent company apologise & blame media for over-amplification of 'racist' black man ad.

Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics, who created the washing powder ad that went viral, says "sorry” for harm caused by foreign media's "over-amplification" of ad.

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Johnsonville "Regular speed chase by Brett" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Johnsonville "Regular speed chase by Brett"  (2016) 1:00 (USA)

In Brett's Johnsonville commercial, there's a car chase with all kinds of cars. But they are all trying to chase down the Johnsonville semi. So the truck drivers realized they left the grill on again and there's nothing to do but stop and feed everyone.

 

Johnsonville "Jeff and his forest friends" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Johnsonville "Jeff and his forest friends" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Jeff is an employee at Johnsonville and because Johnsonville does everything there, including commercials. In this case, Jess enjoys the forest with his talking animals who are very keen to know more about Johnsonville. He's all too keen to respond.

 

Johnsonville "Responsibilities" (2016) :30 (USA)

Johnsonville "Responsibilities" (2016) :30 (USA)

Johnsonville is a family-owned company and the people are responsible for everything, including the commercials. This formulaic campaign is redeemed somewhat by the aw-shucks Midwestern sensibilities of the employees. But make no mistake, it's still a formula.

 

Motorola "06.09.16" (2016) :45 (USA)

Motorola "06.09.16" (2016) :45 (USA)

It says something about the current times that we're nostalgic for 2006! Or maybe Motorola just wants us to be? I don't know.

 

McDonald's hacks its hamburger menu for a good cause

National Hamburger Day is tomorrow, May 28th. McDonald’s Canada is celebrating by “hacking” the digital hamburger button, on websites.

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