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Dabitch in uniform, Sweden circa 1989

Adland resurrected - heck we do it to dead movie stars and ad slogans, so why not Adland itself.

I suppose I should apologize for the long absence. It was a forced vacation if you will.

Maxwell Meade - New illustration Design

Maxwell Meads is Australia's favorite honey wine.

Cyberpunk 2077 is making it easier for content creators

Disable Copyrighted Music” toggle will hopefully prevent content creators from copyright issues.

Patrick Quinn, co-founder of ALS Ice Bucket challenge has died

Quinn co-created the challenge that became a viral sensation with celebrities taking part, died Sunday, age 37.

Battery Hires Danielle Tarris as new head of production

Danielle is an accomplished producer and very active in diversity and inclusion initiatives in the industry.

Devika Bulchandani Named CEO of Ogilvy North America & Global Chairwoman of Advertising

Ogilvy announced today that Devika Bulchandani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America and Global Chairwoman of Advertising

Etsy - "Bow Ties, Blankets, and Mugs" (2020) :30 (USA)

A third ad in "gift it like you mean it" shows us how personal gifts can be, when you find them on Etsy.

Etsy - Shiori / Gift it like you mean it (2020) :30 (USA)

Shiori - her name is unusual and people keep getting it wrong.

Etsy - Nana / Grandma / Gift like you mean it (2020) :30 (USA)

Etsy joins the Christmas ad fray with a campaign called "Gift like you mean it".

Mmgy global hires Mia Wise to lead global human resources

MMGY Global, the leading integrated global marketing firm specializing in the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries, announced today it has

Currency Devaluation Prompts The One Show 2021 To Reduce Entry Fees for 25 Countries

The One Club today announced it will reduce entry fees for The One Show 2021 for entrants based in 25 countries where the currency has been devalued a

Coca-Cola - Letter to santa / Christmas (2020) (USA)

Coca-Cola's Christmas advert is proving to be another tear-jerker

Absolut - ‘IT’S IN OUR SPIRIT’ campaign & short film celebrates being #togetherIRL

The ‘It’s in our spirit’ campaign features global stars like actress Tessa Thompson, musicians MNEK & Jolin Tsai, and gamer Ricki Ortiz battling t

Lucky Helps JCPenney Deliver Holiday Wishes For Joy, Comfort & Peace

JCPenney brings a welcoming, joy-filled celebration of the holidays in a new spot where families embrace the spirit of the season with loving and pl

Director Brandt Lewis Joins Sanctuary

An accomplished creative and director, Brandt Lewis brings his brand of effortless humor to the roster of talent at Sanctuary Content.

ADC100 Centennial Celebration Continues With Launch of ADC 100th Annual Awards

“Once in a Century”: this year’s entrants can be part of history by winning a coveted ADC Cube in the prestigious show’s 100th awards season.

WPP merge agency Grey with AKQA and drop "Grey" name

WPP said it would combine the large advertising agency with the digital-marketing company AKQA, the latest in efforts by CEO Mark Read to streamline t
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Burberry ‘Singing in the Rain’ (2020) 2:00 (UK)

In this Burberry modern dance-off, Zhané Samuels is buying a kebab on Wentworth St, just steps from Pettocat lane where one would buy the cheap Burber

“Black Joy Manifesto,” Edited By Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake for PASSERINE, Is A Poetic Celebration of Black Lives

#TheMovement4BlackLives - DearBlackPeople “Black Joy Manifesto” is a short film and poetic love letter to the beauty and importance of Black lives.

Director Akil Gibbons Joins Strike Anywhere

Award-winning director Akil Gibbons joins the Strike Anywhere roster, making this his first official commercial representation.
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Borjomi tastes like nature, which isn't necessarily a good thing.

Not everyone likes Borjomi. In fact, one out of two people won't.

The 1981 adland Super Bowl XV superbowl commercial collection

These are the superbowl commercials that ran during the 15th Super Bowl in 1981.

W+K's Susan Hoffman's personal letter from Dan Wieden ("A Creative Perspective")

We are proud to share the latest brief video in The One Club’s ongoing “A Creative Perspective” series, a touching, meaningful message for our times.
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MeUndies releases "Harry Potter" underwear set, J K Rowling anti-fandom get their panties in a twist.

MeUndies joined in the fun for the spooky season by launching a collection of Harry Potter themed undie.

Thom Browne - Animal Bags / who let the bags out / fall Icons (2020) :60 (USA)

In his first collaboration with American luxury brand Thom Browne, director Jordan Blady breathes life into the label’s latest collection with his new

Special Group opens its doors in the U.S. with William Gelner at the helm

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 29, 2020) – Asia Pacific’s leading independent creative company Special Group has entered into the U.S market with William Ge

Halloween Special: "The Night of the Living Dead Brands!"

"They're coming to get you, Barbara"

'Puberty is not a medical condition' billboard appears in Los Angeles

A stones throw from West Hollywood, at La Cienega and Rosewood in Los Angeles, this billboard asserts that "puberty is not a medical condition.&q

Type Directors Club launches awards, names juries, campaign by Sunday Afternoon

Established in 1946, TDC celebrates and amplifies the power of typography and serves as a global community united by the shared belief that type drive

The One Club and Type Directors Club Agree to Merge, Offering Fresh Reset on TDC Programs and Focus

Below please find important news for art directors and graphic designers: The One Club for Creativity announced a merger agreement with the Type Direc

Nike - Cristiano Ronaldo / MERCURIAL DREAM SPEED (2020) :60 (USA)

Dirty Robber & Presence teamed up to create a vibrant mixed-media journey through Cristiano Ronaldo’s legendary career to help launch the new Nike

Yelp unveils new anti-racist platform

The UGC review platform wants to ensure diversity and inclusion exists, and will therefore allow businesses to be reported for "racist behavior.&

The community launches "Gamer Therapy"

Traditional gaming stereotypes have become outdated.

Director/Filmmaker Dana Richie, Founder of Backlot Productions, Unveils “The World Is Yours” For REVOLT Summit x AT&T

Director/Filmmaker Dana Richie of female-owned and operated Los Angeles-based creative production company Backlot has just unveiled “The World Is Your

Lucky 21 Welcomes Award-Winning Directors Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader

Lucky 21 is excited to unite with directors Ben Steinbauer and Berndt Mader for advertising and branded content collaborations.

Hostage Films and Moviechrome SFX for Lindt

This is the behind the scenes of the Hostage Films work for Lundt

Hostage Films’ Ruben Latre Collaborates With GREY For Lindt

Made to Melt You: From the discerning Master Chocolatier creating Lindt’s LINDOR truffles, to the moment of enjoyment that has time stand still, Lindt
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Jorja Smith x Popcaan – “Come Over” An Object & Animal & Friends Electric Production

An Object & Animal & Friends Electric Production A brilliantly rendered superheroine takes back her power in the animated music video for Jor
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LiftMaster Secure View - Oh Yeah! (2020) :30 (USA)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off lives on in this updated version, where we see a young Cameron Frye lookalike leading his mate into the garage with the

Unfinishedvotes.com - Joaquin Oliver back from the dead (2020) 2:00 (USA)

In 2018, Joaquin Oliver was shot and killed in the Parkland school shooting. His parents used AI to bring him back to tell people how voting can prev

HERMÈS - "Objects for interior life" by Christopher Anderson (2020)

Christopher, in collaboration with the creative director fabien mouillard from Publicis & Nous brought the collection to a new level and delivered

Timber Creates Magical, CG “Fireflies”/ "Rediscover the road" for Mazda Spot

Timber worked with agency creatives at Garage Team Mazda on the recent “Fireflies” spot.

Timber Collaborates With Leo Burnett/Detroit On Buick Commercial Featuring Amazon’s Alexa

The visual effects & design team at Timber collaborated closely with agency creatives at Leo Burnett/Detroit over the summer on the recent Buick c

Director & Creative Director Ben Conrad Brings his Vision to Golden LA

Los Angeles-based creative director, business leader, and film/advertising director Ben Conrad brings his award-winning expertise to integrative studi
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The "I ❤️J K Rowling" billboard tour reaches Los Angeles

The "I ❤️J K Rowling" billboard campaign has now embarked on a North American tour, with a digital billboard spotted in Los Angeles today.

The One Club announces global finalists for Young Guns 18

Celebrating creative professionals age 30 and under; the industry’s only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that

Vans wants you to submit music for the chance to win a prize

All that free exposure won't help pay the bills but what'd you expect from a billion dollar company?

Crash Bandicoot 4: "It's about time--New Drop" (2020) :30 (USA)

Crash is back with a whole new drop.

Ramen Hero "Made in America. The Japanese way." (2020) 1:06 (USA)

East meets west meets spaghetti westerns meets humor in this spot.

Makeup And Vanity Set - Algorithm - music video as short story (2020)

The hentai and 4chan screens in the background on this guy's computer really makes this quite entertaining to watch.

Smucker’s corporate identity evolution turns over a new leaf

Smucker's, the company which in consumer's minds is synonymous with fruits and berry jams, has revamped its logo in order to more accurately

"I ❤️J K Rowling" billboard appears in San Francisco.

Thanks to a generous contribution from a Silicon Valley exec, the "I ❤️J K Rowling" billboard campaign is now seen in San Francisco, Califo

Outfront wants your billboard artwork: "Out of love" call for entries

Exhibit your art nationwide with OutFront media's OUTFRAME art competition, giving ad creatives an opportunity to be featured on digital billboar

Mazda USA appoints Brad Audet CMO

Audet had been with Mazda's agency of record, Garage Team Mazda, for the past seven years.

The One Club extends global Mentor & Creative program for Fall 2020

We’re proud to announce extension of our global Mentor & Creative program for Fall 2020. In a year when many internship programs were cancelled,
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The Adland Podcast ep 10: What will Will the agency do next?

Will the agency launched in Los Angeles recently vowing to fight cancel culture - and immediately got into trouble.
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Paypal blocks the word "Tardigrade" and "Cuba", forcing shops to rename their products

In yet another example of the algorithm only being as smart as the human who programmed it, Paypal has caused sales losses and scared off customers fr

CNN's Van Jones to keynote The One Club's global Where Are All The Black People free online diversity conference

CNN’s Van Jones to Keynote The One Club’s Global “Where Are All The Black People” Diversity Conference 10th year of the conference goes global

Apple "Oversharing" (2020) 1:00 (USA)

Apple's here to remind you that it doesn't share your private info. *wink*

New agency Will launches in Los Angeles vowing to fight cancel culture

The agency aims to include creatives from across the ideological spectrum, and get back to the basis of creative idea-based work that sells.

The One Club names first 15 Black creatives for free ONE School portfolio program

We’re proud to announce the first-ever class of 15 Black creatives accepted for the ONE School free portfolio program.

Airbnb bans house parties worldwide

The rental property disruption company is now just like your parents.

Netflix apologizes for using artwork that sexualizes children to promote controversial film

The streaming service removed the poster but not the controversial film.

Microsoft's Kathleen Hall wins One Show CMO Pencil for "Changing the Game"

Microsoft’s Kathleen Hall Wins The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil For “Changing the Game” Honoring the CMO behind the single most impactful idea

Trump / Pence - The Bidening "Inspired by Actual Events" (2020) :60 (USA)

The Bidening "Take The Test November 3rd", this is a campaign ad paid for by Donald J Trump for President Inc.

Brita’s “Stepping Up” edited by Cut+Run’s Steve Gandolfi

As the new Brita spot “Stepping Up” relays, every day we have a choice, to keep our old habits or start new ones.

RAM Builds Momentum & Excitement In Campaign For The 2021 TRX

Lucky Post is proud to have contributed to a campaign of epic intensity to launch the highly-anticipated 2021 RAM TRX.

Otter Pops deletes tweet supporting Portland Antifa group

Otter Pops deleted a tweet from its account in response to what appeared to be from a supporter of Black Lives Matter in Portland asking to donate the

Women For The Win Releases New Campaign Video For Amanda Stuck

“I thought it was important to highlight the differences between our campaigns,” shares Stuck.

Commute — Photo Series by Cut+Run Editor Stephen Jess Explores the New York Subway During the Pandemic

Cut+Run’s Stephen Jess unites his dual passions for editing documentary style projects and still photography in a series of striking images capturing
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The Adland Podcast ep 9: Adpulp founder David Burn on the trades, the internet and paying people for their work

This week on the Adland podcast, David Burn from Adpulp has a lively discussion with Dabitch about, well, practically everything and then some.

Fat Tire Shaming: New Belgium's downer tactic for climate change

August 7th was International Beer Day, yet another made up holiday designed specifically for brands to capitalize on their social media and PR channel
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Fornite & Epic games launch "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite" protest ad #FREEFORTNITE

Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc - legal docs available here - because they don't want to be limited to the App Store for payment

Top marketers to select The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil winners

Jury of Leading Marketers to Select The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil Award Winner Honoring the single most impactful idea on a brand’s business fr

The One Club Returns to “Where Are All The Black People” Name for Annual Multicultural Conference

11th edition goes global as a free online event September 22-24; new branding by Goodby Silverstein & Partners
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GLP Director Gary Land Hits The Ice For Shot On iPhone’s “Hockey Tape”

The project, which was filmed just before the shut-down, launches as the NHL Playoffs begin and is a celebration of play and performance.
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The ad industry won't change for good until it hits rock bottom

Back in the mid-90’s Jay Chiat was simultaneously scoffed at and envied for attempting to create the ad industry’s first “virtual offices.” The theory
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GEICO Insurance - Aunt Infestation (2020) :30 (USA)

This ads humorous tone feels a little inspired by recent Progressive ads weirdness, and very inspired by Alyssa Limperis' skits of her mother.
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Shot on iPhone - Vertical Cinema / directed by Damien Chazelle (2020) 9:16

Best Director Oscar winner for 2016's La La Land, Damien Chazelle, has directed a love story through the ages using the world's most hated f

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