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Cannes wrap-up

So another year comes and goes. Dashed hopes or dreams fulfilled. Many beers drunk and backs slapped. I wasn’t there to witness it this year but I know how it goes. Now we have another pride of Lions to show us what it takes to be a winner in this business we (used to) call [...]
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Big winners in the Big Apple

The awards season is in full swing now and next off the block are the New York Festivals. In the Interactive category the big winner (Gold World Medal) was DDB Paris for their Greenpeace project “A New Warrior”. It has been around for a while but still doing well in the award festivals. DDB are on [...]
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Musical Fitting Rooms

So we are in the middle of Cannes craziness and even if you can’t be there (like myself) it is easy to follow what’s happening on their website. Already we have seen some interesting digital winners in categories outside the Cyber Lions. Like this one from DDB Singapore which won Gold for ‘Best temporary in-store [...]
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One Show Interactive 2011

So the winners are in and they are worthy. Here are some of this year’s gold award winners. No doubt we’ll be seeing much more if these projects as the awards season continues… Google Chrome Fastball To promote a fast browser to an audience that’s immune to banners and doesn’t even know what a browser is, BBH [...]
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Month of tweets #3

The month of March slid by in a blink of an eye. Let’s take a look back at some of the things I tweeted and retweeted that are worth a second glance… Cool YouTube takeover for Schick Hydro by JWT Sydney…http://bit.ly/f0Y1rT I’m sure these things cost a bucketload of money. Cool to look at but do they [...]
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Effies down under

The Australian Effie Awards ceremony last night revealed some great winners. Even though we live in a connected world too often we focus on great work coming out of the USA or Europe. There is some amazing work being done in countries like Australia or in Asia. So let’s take a look at some of [...]
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Digital roars at Cannes Lions

It has been an exciting week at Cannes for anyone who has been slogging away in the digital space for many years. Finally it has taken its true position as the driver of 21st century marketing communications. Digital has extended its reach into direct, promo and activation in an unprecedented way this year. What is [...]
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Something strange in adland – episode 1

You know there’s something strange in adland when… You don’t needs ads. An iPhone app for VW is downloaded four million times generating an “80% increase in leads, test drive and quote requests without a print ad, banner or broadcast spot in sight”. AKQA have a track record for zigging instead of zagging. See the video case [...]
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