Sky & Pixar Team Up for ‘Toy Story of Terror’

Sky & Pixar Team Up for ‘Toy Story of Terror’

Sky has teamed up with Disney Pixar to create a brand new TV ad featuring characters from the popular Disney Pixar’s Toy Story movie franchise to promote its superfast fibre broadband service and celebrate the arrival of the all-new 30-minute Toy Story OF TERROR! TV special, which will premiere in the UK & Ireland on […]

TV Ad Spend Up in the US, National Radio Also Rises

TV Ad Spend Up in the US, National Radio Also Rises

Thanks to higher TV spending, total U.S. advertising expenditures perked up some in the second quarter from the same period a year ago. Second quarter was up 3.5% to finish the period at $35.8 billion, with total spending over the last six month 2% higher, getting to $68.9 billion. The second quarter of a year […]

Volvo President Performs Daring Stunt For New Ad

Volvo President Performs Daring Stunt For New Ad

Picture Volvo’s president Claes Nilsson in a cute yellow construction hat, and strange whirring sounds in the background. The camera pans out and there he is, perched on a Volvo truck that has been suspended 20-meters above the water at a port in Gothenburg. If heights make you uncomfortable, Nilsson promises that “You don’t need […]

The Brand Union and Digit update Vodafone’s look

The Brand Union and Digit update Vodafone’s look

WPP consultancies The Brand Union and Digit have created a new ‘visual brand identity’ for Vodafone. Vodafone’s existing logo is retained, and a bright red flexible rhombus shape has been added. This anchors to Vodafone’s roundel, and can be used in moving or static forms. Vodafone says the new rhombus positions the company ‘as a […]

Catch a VW Golf GTI on the Bannerbahn

A creative use of a banner by Achtung! will see users clicking to try a win a Volkswagen car on September 13. “Bannerbahn,” created for the new Golf GTI, will see a real car racing on the runway of Airport Twente. Online, four popular Dutch websites were painted with the asphalt markings of the runway. […]

Google’s Android ‘KitKat’ Ad Pokes Fun At Apple

Following Google’s announcement of its latest Android 4.4 mobile operating system ‘KitKat’, Nestlé teamed up with agency JWT to create an ad that spoofs the typical Apple stylized ad. With tongue-firmly-in-cheek, the parody video features Christopher Catlin, Chief Breaks Officer of KitKat, imitating Apple’s Jony Ive and his speech, to announce the arrival of “the […]