TVCs of the Week: 17 December

  • TVC of the Week
  • December 17, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 17 December

Who's it for: Axis Awards by Saatchi & Saatchi and Gorgeous Films.

Why we like it: Clemenger BBDO's advice to the agencies taking part in this pleasingly positive and piss-takey call for entries campaign was to think of it as a best man's speech. And Saatchi & Saatchi—and its executive creative director Antonio Navas—nailed it with this love letter to Colenso BBDO. 

Who's it for: Shortland St by TVNZ Blacksand.

Why we like it: A moody, mysterious clip full of quality smell-the-fart acting that aims to keep the punters interested while the show takes a break over summer. And a good clue-based campaign to back it up. Needs more explosions though. 

Who's it for: Trade Tested. 

Why we like it: Will it Chip? is a shameless rip-off of Will it Blend?, but, as the old Picasso quote goes, good artists copy, great artists steal. Advertising: making boring things more interesting since ages ago. 

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

The Best of StopPress 2018

  • Media
  • December 14, 2018
  • StopPress Team
The Best of StopPress 2018

Before we shut down our computers and leave the StopPress comment section unattended (to a degree) over the Christmas/New Year break, we take a look at the highs and lows from the last 365 days with the top 10 StopPress stories.

Read more
Next page
Results for

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2018 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.


Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit