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2nd Annual THE A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards Announces Call For Entries

Recognizing excellence in the rapidly expanding space known as Branded Entertainment.

Hollywood, CA. ––THE A-LIST AWARDS today announces the Call for Entries for its second annual The A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards. Celebrating the fastest growing segment of the advertising and marketing industry, the Branded Entertainment Awards recognize outstanding achievement in branded content for film, television, music, web, mobile content and game media. The deadline for entries is November 9, 2012.

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Creative Circle UK asks : who can judge what is good advertising? We all can.

After discussing who is allowed an opinion on advertising with Simon White, Johnny, Dave Trott and Luke Sullivan, Johhny pointed me to what the creative circle is up to.

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Wieden + Kennedy's "Best job" is the best job says the big fat Emmy award it just received

Wieden + Kennedy's Portland office just won an Emmy award for Procter & Gamble's emotional mom-centered Olympic spot "Best Job" created out of Anonymous Content and directed by Alejandro Gonzalez-Inarritu. Weiden was also nominated for Chrysler's "Halftime in America" starring Clint Eastwood riffing off Reagan, directed by Chelsea Pictures' David Gordon Green.

In this tweet we can see someone picking it up too.

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Hurry! The Lovie Awards deadline is FRIDAY!

The Lovie Awards, the pan european internet awards in creativity set out to prove that cool web-things don't all come from Silicon Valley is up again, and the deadline for entry is Friday, July 20, 2012 - that's this one so if you made an app, a web film, a site, any mobile ad ... you should enter it right now for a shot at an award and an off the hook party night.

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Did Jung von Matt pad their "Stones Telling Stories" case study to win a few Cannes Lions?

Yes, I know that as a general rule, all headlines that end with a question-mark can be answered with "No", but bear with me here, something is off. It's likely that, just like the KIA cannes "pedo" ad story last year (fishy start, culprit spotted, upset creatives demanding retractions, and final removal of award) we are likely to learn much more as time goes by.

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"David Ogilvy just creamed Jimmy Smith today" What? In ADversaries.

What is the ADversaries challenge? It's the thing we all do anyway, we pit the greatest advertising icons against each other, and now there's an actual facebook page game for it, created by Texas ad agency Sanders\Wingo.

“What started as the typical creative debate about the industry developed into one of those ‘wouldn’t it be cool’ moments,” Executive Creative Director Shanteka Sigers, said. “Every single agency and every marketing department tosses around the conversation about industry icons. We just took it online to let everyone weigh in on naming the greatest.”

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Chipotle takes home Film Lion Grand Prix

Sweet animation and Legendary Willie Nelson covering Coldplay's "The Scientist", won the Film Lion Grand Prix and Branded Content & Entertainment Lion Grand Prix with this this two-minute animated lovely for Chipotle that ends with the line "Cultivate a better world".

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BETC wins the Grand Prix Film Craft for "The Bear"

After taking home a pawful of Yellow Pencils at D&AD Awards earlier this year, the team at BETC Paris takes home some more metal for their work on "The Bear" for Canal +.

"I have never met a bear with such an appetite for lions before", jokes Stéphane Xiberras, CCO of BETC Paris and creative director of "The Bear," at the news of the success at this years Cannes Lions Festival. At Saturday night's ceremony, "The Bear" for Canal+ was awarded no less than four Golds (three in the Film Craft category and one in Film), one Silver (Film Craft) and the Film Craft Grand Prix.

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ThinkLA Hyper Island Master Class next week

This is a reminder that the Hyper Island Master Classes in los Angeles Jun 25 - Jun 27, 2012 are still available, and you should sign up for a reboot of your brain to ensure that you keep on

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Cyber Lions Grand Prix to Tweets and Utility App

This year, two campaigns took home the Cyber Lions Grand Prix.

Sweden - Curators of Sweden by VOLONTAIRE in Stockholm have some fancy new metal to show off. The post about the world's most democratic twitter account has been read over eleven thousand times already, which isn't always a good thing.

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