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Art & Copy Film

March 17, 2010

More than a year after it’s Sundance screening, Art & Copy is making it’s way back to Dallas —yea! (Art & Copy was one of the films featured on last year’s AFI film festival — we blogged about it last summer)

The Dallas Ad League will have a screening of it on Tuesday, March 30 2010, 7:00pm – 10:00pm at The Studio Movie Grill, on Royal and 75. Below is an excerpt taken from the Art & Copy website.

SYNOPSIS

Art & Copy is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time — people who’ve profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown outside their industry. Exploding forth from advertising’s “creative revolution” of the 1960s, these artists and writers all brought a surprisingly rebellious spirit to their work in a business more often associated with mediocrity or manipulation: George Lois, Mary Wells, Dan Wieden, Lee Clow, Hal Riney and others featured in ART & COPY were responsible for “Just Do It,” “I Love NY,” “Where’s the Beef?,” “Got Milk,” “Think Different,” and brilliant campaigns for everything from cars to presidents. They managed to grab the attention of millions and truly move them. Visually interwoven with their stories, TV satellites are launched, billboards are erected, and the social and cultural impact of their ads are brought to light in this dynamic exploration of art, commerce, and human emotion.

Eye Candy. Sony

March 12, 2010

Beautiful ad. Blurb on  youtube: This project was created to show off SONY’s new HD television systems and is being broadcast in SONY stores everywhere.



UPDATE

Thanks to the talented Mr. Robert Manly for sending this info. Here are the credits for the Sony “Eye Candy” video:

Client: Sony Electronics
Video Program Manager: Lisa Gonzalez

Agency: chickINchair Productions
Executive Producer: Kim Tierney

Live Action Production Company: Superfad
Director: Will Hyde
Director of Photography: Martin Ahlgren Production Designer: Jason Puccinelli Wardrobe Design/Stylist: Heidi Meek Make Up: Bryin Smoot Line Producer: Scott Ludden

Design & Animation: Superfad
Executive Creative Director: Will Hyde
Creative Diretor: Carlos Stevens
CGI/VFX Director: Dade Orgeron
3D Artists: Tom Oakerson, Phiphat Pinyosophon, Andrew Butterworth, Yas Koyama, Alex O’Donnell, Dimitri Luedemann, Billy Maloney
Compositors: Tom Oakerson, Paulo Dias, Loren Judah, Dorian West, Sohee Sohn, John Stanch, Soyoun Lee, Dimitri Luedemann, David Holm
Editors: Ryan Haug
Flame Artist: Andy Davis
Head of Production: Chris Volckmann
Executive Producer: Rob Sanborn
Music: Matt Hutchinson

from http://www.cgnews.com/2010/03/superfad-directs-eye-candy-for-sony-bravia/

Playdoh

November 11, 2009

Saw these on oneplusinfinity blog. I love these simple ads.

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Another one bites the dust

November 10, 2009

Best use of music in a commercial.

I’m not sure if this ad won any awards, but as far as I’m concerned, this is one of the best uses of music in a commercial. I can’t remeber when this ad came out, but I remember it well and remember what company made it — AIWA.  Isn’t that what ads are for?

Vampires discovered.

October 28, 2009

Campaign ad for Trueblood, an HBO original series. Created by DRAFTFCB, Auckland, New Zealand. Enjoy.

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Escher-motion

September 10, 2009

From the land down under…actually, from New Zealand.vw_esher_1vw_esher_2vw_esher_3