Category: Advertising

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Jul
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Jun

The Handy Awards for advertising’s biggest wankers

If you’re in the advertising industry, you probably started out in school sifting through the awards books and dreaming of one day seeing your name on one of those pages. Well, now you might see your name on an award as advertising awards have reached peak honesty with The Handys. Continue Reading..

02
Jun
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Apr

Happy April Fools’ Day from WestJet

Yes it’s another April Fools’ Day. For most of us it’s the most annoying day of the year, with people (and companies) trying hard to prank each other. In their continuing spirit of the day, WestJet has once again released its annual April Fools video.Continue Reading..

14
Mar
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Feb

Advertisers tease us with their Super Bowl 50 ads

In anticipation of the big game, many advertisers have started to tease us with their commercials. Hey, they’ve spent a minimum of $5 Million US for a measly 30 seconds of air time. Laugh or cry, here’s a few of the ads that you’ll see on Super Bowl Sunday.Continue Reading..

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Feb
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Nov

Powerful ads warn about the dangers of child neglect

Child neglect comes in many forms including the failure to provide basic physical, health care, nutrition, emotional, education and supervision needs. More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined. 14 percent of victims experienced maltreatment such as abandonment, threats of harm to the child, and congenital drug addiction. Continue Reading..

27
Oct

The Award Winning Game

If you work in advertising, you know that can be a demanding job with little praise–until you have a chance to win an award. Singapore-based designers Callison Neo and David Goh of creative boutique Excaliburp are behind The Award Winning Game–a Kickstarter idea for a tabletop game that invites players to run their own ad agencies and dominate the awards scene, no matter what morals you need to set aside.Continue Reading..

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