Electrolux Vacuums NZ has returned to local TV for the first time in six years with a local campaign pulled together by project strategist Daniel Piper with creative directors Guy Johnson and Phil Parsonage.
Digital shop R/GA won the grand prix in the Cyber Lions for Nike+ FuelBand along with Volontaire Stockholm for Curators of Sweden. And Colenso BBDO took silver for Mountain Dew Skate Pinball in food and drinks.
There is often great creative work found coming from charity and social messaging. It may have to do with the fact that often the only measure of success is if it gets people talking. Also, it is often done for free, so there are fewer pressures put on creativity by clients asking to ‘improve’ ideas. And perhaps ad creatives believe in the product more than if they were flogging toilet cleaner. Whatever the reason, there is plenty of good stuff to be found.