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Cleve Cameron continues to ‘Do’ it
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Former JWT executive creative director Cleve Cameron—who left his cushy job in advertising to pursue his passion for music—has released his first music video for his album Welcome to the Primal Digital, for the single ‘Do’.

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Creative malleability: why Cleve Cameron left his role as an ECD to focus on music
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I’m sure we’ve all had those day dreams, when we’re sitting in traffic on the way to our jobs (even when we like our jobs) of simply turning around, giving it all up and pursuing something else we love, our passion. Whether it be sailing, cooking, art, music, whatever. And in what is a bit of a rare story these days, that’s exactly what J. Walter Thompson’s former executive creative director Cleve Cameron has done. He left his cushy executive role to focus on releasing an album. We caught up with Cameron to find out where he’s at now with the release, what he plans to do for work and why sometimes you’ve just got to ‘Do’ it.

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Contact Energy and JWT give trick or treating an interactive twist
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It’s Halloween tomorrow, and plenty of Kiwi brands are jumping on board the ghost train. Some campaigns are spookier than others, but Contact Energy’s ‘Trick or Treat’ pre-roll ad on YouTube takes the opportunity to let viewers choose their own adventure. PLUS: the rise of Halloween as a retail event in New Zealand.

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We need a montage: Kellogg’s adds some cheese to its bran
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There’s nothing better than a graph that shows complex information simply, except perhaps for a montage that shows the passage of time quickly. And, like Forrest Gump, Team America, Rocky IV and many other movies before it, Kellogg’s and JWT have embraced that classic filmic technique with a spot that aims encourage people to take the All-Bran 7 Day Challenge.

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JWT heats up some Ford sauce, catches the eye of HQ with ‘The Passengers’
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How do you showcase the power of a car without reverting to shots of driving on winding mountain roads? If you’re Ford and JWT, you create a very hot, limited edition chilli sauce and place the bottles in trendy Mexican restaurants, burger joints where car clubs meet up on cruise nights and food carts at motorsport tracks. PLUS: JWT celebrates its bumpat from Ford global.

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Ford and JWT hit play on remixed Fade Away
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As the broadcast sponsor of X Factor New Zealand, Ford and its agency JWT wanted to do something that would bring the various strands of music, aspiration and gratuitous car shots together. And, after filming wannabe stars and their various hangers on singing Che Fu’s ‘Fade Away’ in the back of a pimped out 2013 Kuga on the 27-stop audition tour, it’s released the final product.

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: November 23
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JWT announces a new creative force, Pead PR adds to its brand and digital arsenal, Haystac launches a new events division, DDB gives Adschool pair a leg up, Adi Staite is lured away from self-employment by Synovate, Crossmark opens its Kiwi office, and The Sweet Shop picks a US boss. 

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