TVCs of the Week: 30 July

  • TVC of the Week
  • July 30, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 30 July

Who's it for: Audi by bcg2, Lee Howell and Simon Waterhouse

Why we like it: A very rare local production from the German automotive giant. And while the bespoke Greg Johnson song doesn't float our boat, you can't really go wrong with a combination of beautiful machines and beautiful scenery (although the Aussies take the best 'Land of Quattro' campaign prize with hacked quad-copters and a design-your-own TVC). 

Who's it for: Warehouse Stationery by .99

Why we like it: It's a tough gig trying to make stationery and office products exciting. But with the help of some purty colours and a bit of stop-motion, .99 has done a pretty good job of it. 

Who's it for: Sony by Havas Worldwide and Finch

Why we like it: Shot by Kiwi Nic Finlayson for Sony's new 4K TVs in Australia, this ad perfectly captures the joy of the new. 

Who's it for: franco-Vietnamese Hospital by Phibious and The Sweet Shop 

Why we like it: Based around the real story of Dr Dai and featuring a voiceover from a woman who had her life saved at the hospital, this heart-string tugger of an ad that was shot by one half of the Mark & Louis duo, Mark Albiston, shows that 'behind every hero are a thousand other heroes whose quiet contributions help make life-saving change possible'. 

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Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

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  • February 22, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

On Monday, Whittaker’s launched its latest novelty chocolate-lolly mash up with a chocolatey answer to retro bakesale treat coconut ice. The Coconut Ice Surprise chocolate has a twist though, 20c from each block goes to Plunket – a charity which New Zealanders agree is a worthy cause. However, to relate the chocolate to the charity, Whittaker's has built the campaign around baby gender reveal parties, causing a backlash from the public who argue gender norms have expanded beyond blue for boys and pink for girls.

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