Monthly Archives: January 2014

Teenage gorilla is using a skin care product to attract a new mate

Gorilla Effie takes a daily dose of multivitamin Vitabiotics Perfectil Plus … Keepers at the London Zoo have been giving her multivitamin supplement Vitabiotics Perfectil Plus Skin for the last year and since then her hair has got thicker and her skin improved. Adorable! Had to post this…

Beauty of the beast: Zoo keepers have been giving Effie the gorilla a daily dose of multivitamin supplements to keep her hair silky, and her skin and nails immaculate in a bid to attract a mate

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Direct TV’s 2013 ads

I have always LOVED Direct TV’s ads, and they just keep getting better. UK needs stuff like this!!

CREDITS
Advertiser: DirecTV
Agency: Grey, New York
Chief Creative Officer: Tor Myhren
Executive Creative Director: Dan Kelleher
VP Creative Director: Doug Fallon
VP Creative Director: Steven Fogel
Agency Executive Producer: Andrew Chinich
Agency Associate Producer: Lindsay Myers
Agency Music Producer: Zachary Pollakoff
Account: Chris Ross, Beth Culley, Anna Pogosova, Aaron Schwartz, Meredith Savatsky
Production Company: MJZ
Director: Tom Kuntz
President: David Zander
Senior Executive Producer: Scott Howard
Producer: Emily Skinner
Production Supervisor: Daniel Gonzalez
Directors of Photography: Greig Fraser (Fisherman), Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki (Soup, Gorilla)
Editorial Executive Producer: Sasha Hirschfield, Mackenzie Cutler
Editors: Erik Laroi, Mackenzie Cutler (Fisherman), Gavin Cutler, Mackenzie Cutler (Soup, Gorilla)
Assistant Editor: Brendan Hogan, Mackenzie Cutler (Fisherman), Ryan Steele, Mackenzie Cutler (Soup, Gorilla)
Mixer: Sam Shaffer, Mackenzie Cutler
Sound Designer: Marc Healy, Mackenzie Cutler
VFX: Method Studios, NY
VFX Supervisor: Doug Luka, Method Studios
VFX Producer: Christa Cox, Method Studios
Casting (OCP): Francine Selkirk, Shooting From the Hip
Casting (VO): Nina Pratt and Jerry Saviola, Avenue 3 Casting

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Subaru’s Dogs Adverts

There are two more, but I though these were the funniest. Very funny, very sweet!

“Subaru is happily embracing that last stereotype with its new “Meet the Barkleys” campaign. The four 30-second spots (and website) follow the Subaru-loving Barkley clan as they deal with everyday situations from teenage dating dramas to family road trips to a dad getting chastised for paying a little too much attention to an attractive female. You know, stuff that everyone can relate to.”

CREDITS
Client: Subaru of North America
Agency: Carmichael Lynch
Chief Creative Officer: Dave Damman
Exec Creative Director: Randy Hughes
Writer: Nick Nelson
Senior Art Director: Matt Pruett
Director of Integrated Production: Joe Grundhoefer
Exec Content Producer: Freddie Richards
Senior Interactive Producer: Laura Coyle
Director of Business Affairs: Vicki Oachs
Account Service Team: David Eiben, Catherine Finn
Senior Project Manager: Jane Williams-Petersen
Production Company: SKUNK
Director: Brian Lee Hughes
Managing Partner/EP: Matt Factor
Exec Producer: Shelly Townsend
Head of Production: Jeanne Stawiarski
Producer: Geoff McLean
Director of Photography: Jason McCormick
Edit House: Drive Thru
Editor: Mick Uzendoski
Exec Producer: Beth Wilson
VFX House/Online Artist: Drive Thru, Derek Johnson
Telecine: CO3, Sean Coleman
Audio Mix/Sound Design: BWN
Music Company: Echo Boys

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The Greatest Story – The Good Guys Christmas – Unicef Sweden

Hilarious Christmas ad! There are two more ads from this campaign, but I think this one was the best.
I can’t imagine this would be received too well in the USA!

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NeverWet spray

Rust-Oleum NeverWet, available at Home Depot, is a superhydrophobic spray-on coating that repels water, mud, ice and other liquids.

Amazing! So amazing, a part of me thinks it’s a hoax….

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