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Clio Awards Gold & Silver (Part 2)

Print: Public Service
Gold: Client: The Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption
Title: Favela
Ad Agency: Leo Burnett, Sao Paulo
Account Executive: Denise Millan
Creative Director: Ruy Lindenberg
Copywriter: Marcio Juniot
Art Director: Marcus Kawamura
Photographer: Mario Daloia


Paris Gets a Little Too Spicy

We all know (but don’t necessarily love) Paris Hilton. Goofing up on “The Simple Life”, attempting to survive “The House of Wax”, and being so ‘blond’ it’s frightening. It’s a rarity to find her doing something that has helped this world move forward (of course, that depends on what you think moves this day and age in that direction). Did she finally find her purpose in…of all places…Carl’s Jr.?


A very Painful rendition of Donna Summer's hit

Adgrunt JLB here tipped me to this one, a project so painful he'd rather quit than do it. I agree with him 100%. What could possible be that bad you say? .... Well, don't say I didn't warn ya...

Brand New Telly Mindshare's rendition of "She works hard for her money"

Once you reach the site, it'll read in Dutch: "To view the film you may choose speed below". Just click on broadband and off you go.


B3ta - The Phallic Logo Awards

The cream of the cocks over at b3ta.
" The game designers across the nation are playing is; can they design a logo and get it approved without the client realising it's a big spurting penis?"
Naturally, the Instituto de Estudos Oreientais made the cut.


D&AD 2005 Nominations - all ads (Part 1)

It's that time of year in Adland. Good luck trying to find that hot creative team, because we know where they'll be. For the next month or so, award shows will be the most happening events with the Clios (May 23rd-24th), D&AD (May 25th), Addy Awards (June 7th), and of course, Cannes (June 19th-25th).

Tomorrow night D&AD will hold the 2005 D&AD Awards Ceramony and Dinner at Old Billingsgate in London. Want to see what some of the nominees are? We've scooped together some of the work. Anyone want to place bets on what the judges will choose to get those those coveted pencils?

Read on for the creative...


D&AD 2005 Nominees - (Part 2)

Posters: Consumer Posters
Title: King Kong
Advertising Agency: DDB London
Client: Volkswagen


Pozz Failed viral for Firefox

Remember POZZ the French viral ad agency who wanted to sell a viral campaign on Ebay last year? Someone actually bought it. Well, now they've created a campaign for Firefox over at, and these films received 300,000 views in the first day they say. The films are predicatble, boring, pointless and not very 'viral' in the sense that I wouldn't pass it on to anyone.


Street art "guerilla" campaign causes backlash from real street artists

Saatchi&Saatchi's new campaign for Sagatiba cachaça ain't going too well.

"The Man Behind The Curtain has been revealed. He drives a Jag and eats sushi."
-- The Londonist

ArtInfo: "Saatchi Tags London with Fake Art to Hawk Brazilian Liquor"

When a documentary on BBC2 called "Inside Saatchi and Saatchi" revealed that the stencils appearing all over London were really an advertising campaign created by hip creatives the backlash didn't take long. When the 'Brazilian Jesus' appeared on the Woostercollective street art website, other street art fans to wrote in to explain that it wasn't "legit" street art at all and called for it's destruction. The brazilian jesus is now being plastered over with plain white posters, and painted over by other street artists wherever it may be found. Even The Times Online reports on this turf war going on between commercial art and street art in the heart of London.

D*Face, an artist and a curator at the Outside Institute gallery in Paddington, West London, said that artists were angry that an advertising agency had attempted to hijack an artform without investing in it.