Browsing: TVC

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Kiwi animator makes magic in land of Oz
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Come in, take a pew, welcome to Export Figures, the first in a series of profiles of talented NZers living overseas and making a crust in the marcomms biz.

Glen Hunwick’s one of those Kiwis who’s been in Melbourne for years but we’ll still claim him as …

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Fair Go’s best and worst ad nominees
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Fair Go presents its annual Best and Worst Ads tonight on TV One at 7.30pm. Last year’s awards episode was the 2nd most popular show in 2008, drawing nearly 750,000 viewers (just behind Dancing with the Stars).

As well as the main awards and the Student Ad …

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[email protected]: 18-24 Sep
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A week of the most expensive ads on NZ telly for your viewing pleasure. New campaigns by Fresh’n Fruity, Sovereign and a very curious cat collection launched this week.

TV3, 24 September 2009

Arnott’s Vita-Weet crackers Harvey Norman, 10, 10, 10 deal G-Force movie Bunnings Pearl …

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2 degrees
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Who by: TBWA. Production co.: Film Construction. Director: Steve Saussey.Who for: 2 degrees launchWhy we like it: Rhys Darby is like the nerdy version of our cool publisher Vincent Heeringa

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Pure blonde sweet as
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Here’s a little local plug for this chuckle-worthy ad for Pure Blonde beer by Clemenger BBDO Melbourne. It was shot in Auckland and the production company was The Sweet Shop, founded in Ak by Paul Prince. The company also has offices in Sydney, London, New York, Los …

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Cream of the crap
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We give you the good, now here’s the bad and the ugly. The Tracy Awards are like Hollywood’s Razzies, except they ‘celebrate’ lamo US print and TV ads. There are some real shockers for Pristiq anti-depressant and McDs, among others. But there’s nothing stopping you submitting a …

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Genius label for Johnnie Walker ad
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Too long for a woop but too good not to include on StopPress, this six-minute ad for Johnnie Walker whisky featuring Robert Carlyle is an impressive piece of filmmaking.

Some points to spout off at dinner parties: The agency is Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) London. The film was …

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Orange Monkey
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Real-life British weather presenter Emma Jesson fronts a series of ads for Monkey music sharing on Orange. Let’s hope it doesn’t give Jim Hickey any ideas.

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[email protected]: 11-17 Sep
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The top spending clients of the past week. Veeeery interesting.

Last week’s ads here.

TV3, 17 September 2009

Arnotts Vita-Weat crackers The Warehouse, 4 days of deals Powerball jackpot Roses chocolates Ruapehu ski season Burger King, The Outlaw AXA Insurance Pit Stop Pineo Cleen TV One, 17 …

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Emmy-winning ad produced in NZ
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The Coca-Cola ‘Heist’ ad won the best primetime commercial Emmy at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Creative Arts Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday.

It was line produced by Flying Fish in Auckland for Psyop animation studio in Los Angeles. The agency was Wieden + Kennedy …

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[email protected]: 4-10 Sep
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Seven days of 6 o’clock ads right here. TV3, 10 September 2009 Burger King, The Steal Tower Insurance The Warehouse, Huffer Ts Copper Kettle Chips The Floor Store, win a trip to Paris Rexona Men, Richard Kahui All Black Consumer.org.nz, join for $25 Tower Insurance …

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Yeti
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Who by: Colenso BBDO. Produced by Film ConstructionWho for: Land Search and Rescue NZWhy we like it: Big furry animals rule

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2009 EFFIE Awards
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Since its inception in New York in 1968, the pseudo-acronym has become synonymous with the most effective and creative TV advertising the industry has to offer. See all the finalists here.

Mark your diaries on Thursday 8 October for the biggest annual bash for ad agencies. The formal ceremony will …

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Fake ad sparks furore
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A bad-taste ad doing the rounds on the web last week showed several planes crashing into a burning World Trade Centre and compared it to the number of lives lost in the 2005 tsunami. It was for the World Wildlife Fund and was made by DDB Brazil.

But …

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[email protected]: 31 Aug-3 Sep
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In a New Zealand first, StopPress has collected all the week’s most expensive TVCs into one handy place: here. Why? Not because they’re good. Some (arise, Sir Harvey Norman) are something else. But hey, when you’re spending so much so often, it pays for us to listen …

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