‘And’ is by no means the sexiest or most attention-grabbing word in the dictionary. But Ogilvy Wellington’s clever and repetitious use of the word in a print ad for Open Polytechnic has garnered it the top spot in July’s round of the Glossies.
Browsing: Open Polytechnic
Who’s it for:Open Polytechnic by Ogilvy Wellington, Firstlight Productions and Teaspoon Films.
Why we like it: A very well-made and engaging TVC that backs up the successful Open World campaign and zeroes in on the Open Polytechnic’s main competitive advantage: relative freedom. With time increasingly …
With the huge—some might say completely OTT—number of courses available in New Zealand, education is a very competitive sector. And, as is usually the case over summer, a range of academic institutions are currently ramping up their marketing activity in an effort to get more students to sign up. The last phase of Unitec’s year-long docu-ad series went live recently, AUT is pushing its interesting new campaign, and many smaller, more specialised schools are also advertising. But two new ads caught our attention this week: one featuring the inspiring ‘and not but’ message for the Open Polytechnic, which was created by Ogilvy Wellington and follows up from the very successful ‘Open World’ campaign, and the other a nice animated spot for the Manukau Institute of Technology, which was created by BCG2 and Cirkus.