Suzuki Films - The Briefcase

For all you adgrunts who miss BMW Films, don't fret. Now you can watch Suzuki Films (no Madonna or Guy Ritchie though).


eBay's XXX-Mas auctions

Two of the hottest toys this holiday season were the Sony Playstation 3 and the Nintendo Wii. And like most hot items, they end up on eBay.

Thousands of sellers around the world tried to make a quick buck on these game systems. But with over 52,000 PS3 and over 40,000 Wii auctions posted in December, it was hard to stand out from the crowd.

To get attention, some of the more creative sellers resorted to {gasp} sex.


Top Ad Music of 2006 just posted the Top Ad Music of 2006. This is our annual listing of memorable ad music (and trends) from the past year.


America, the Ad Campaign

How do you sell America to the Middle-East after 9/11? Writer Shalom Auslander takes you through his advertising ordeal on NPR’s This American Life’s podcast. See Act two.

The New York advertising agency where Shalom Auslander works got an assignment from the State Department back in 2001: Sell American values to the Muslim world. Now they just have to figure out exactly what to say to millions of people they know absolutely nothing about. Shalom is the author of a book of stories called Beware of God. (15 minutes)


Burger King - Superman (2006) :30 (USA)

Burger King - Superman (2006) :30  (USA)

There here, the Burger King super man tie-in means you have a toy in every kids meal. And you can choose a healthy treat, like apple sauce.


Nintendo DS / Touch Generations - Big Brain Academy - Heaviest (2006) :15 (USA)

Nintendo DS / Touch Generations - Big Brain Academy - Heaviest (2006) :15  (USA)

Which is the heaviest? Hmm?


Riess/Hill direct a trio of filmmakers for Movielink ad campaign

For Movielink, the leading online movie download service, the GARTNER directing team of Riess/Hill interviewed a unique trio of filmmakers, all of whom comment on the challenges associated with their craft. The ads, created via agency Donat/Wald Company, Inc., convey the message that, while making movies is hard, downloading them from Movielink is easy. The spots star Dennis Hopper, Catherine Hardwicke, and Scott and Gary Marshall talking about film, directing and more.


JWT Dubai gives Santa a break

Hot off the desk of the creative team for KitKat in Dubai, we received this KitKat press ad which ran the day after Christmas in local newspapers.


Sanex prepares to celebrate skin in new ad campaign

Directed by Lucy Blakstedne, a new Sanex spot is set to break in January 2007. The pan-European campaign celebrates skin and its natural process, through use of human bodies acting as skin cells. You can get sneak peeks on the web at SanexSkin.


Colours That Stay Longer for Brother

Duval Guillaume Antwerp teamed up with photographer Koen Demuynck to create this print ad for the Brother DCP-330 C. AD Sebastien De Valck and CW Kristif Snels came up with the concept and advertisement line, "Colours That Stay Longer".