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Funding Circle "we are not a bank" by Karmarama Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lending company, has launched its first UK TV campaign. Karmarama created the ad, which features a sequence of abstract images along with narrators who go out of their way to stress...

Sony "ice bubbles" by Adam & Eve/DDB Sony s new ad for its Bravia 4K HD TV continues the brand s tradition of combining stunning and intricate visuals with haunting melodies. Adam Eve/DDB created the spot, which shows bubbles freezing in a...

Martini "streets of Rome" by Opperman Weiss Martini, the vermouth and sparkling-wine brand, has launched a global campaign with a brand film. Opperman Weiss created the work, in which a waitress goes on an adventure through the streets of Rome after picking...

Kelly Hoppen "colourful lives" by Now Kelly Hoppen, the designer who has worked with the Beckhams and was on Dragons Den , has released a series of print and press ads for her homeware website. Now created the light-hearted ads, which...

Currys PC World "we start with you" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO Currys PC World has launched a brand campaign ahead of Christmas with the strapline: "We start with you." It was created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, which took over the account for the Dixons-owned retailer...

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Is it time to kill off Christmas schmaltz?

Is it time to kill off Christmas schmaltz?

 
 
Larcombe looks to exploit the bear market

Larcombe looks to exploit the bear market

Virgin Media's marketing supremo hopes Liberty's backing and a grizzly new brand mascot can rattle Sky, John Tylee writes.

 
 
How big and small can leap forward together

How big and small can leap forward together

Creative start-ups and established brands can mutually benefit by capitalising on each other's strengths, Dylan Williams and Charles Armstrong believe.

 
 
Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Facebook aims to dethrone Google with a new ad system and its own IQ research, Arif Durrani and Ed Owen report.

 
 
YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

The video platform's content and business operations chief tells David Benady why its ad offering should entice agencies.

 
 
It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

News UK's leader thinks the result of the Scottish referendum shows the enduring power of the press. By Arif Durrani.

 
 
 
Link to Bullmore Bot: random gems of wisdom from adland's agony uncle, Jeremy Bullmore

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Interactive Agency: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

Interactive Agency: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

Silver Grocery, Soft Drinks Household Title: Unbelievable Bus Shelter Client: PepsiCo Brand: Pepsi Max Executive creative directors: Alex Grieve, Adrian Rossi Creative directors: Phil Martin, Colin Jones Art directors/writers: Richa...

 
 
Outdoor Agency: OgilvyOne

Outdoor Agency: OgilvyOne

Gold Sport, Travel Leisure Title: Magic Of Flying Client: British Airways Marketing director: Sara Dunham Brand manager: Rebecca Leng Executive creative directors: Charlie Wilson, Emma de la Fosse Creative directors Jon Andrews, Andy ...

 
 
How to be... A head of production

How to be... A head of production

Davud Karbassioun discusses the crucial, if largely unheralded, role he plays in the advertising process.

 
 
Brands miss out on ethnic minority youth opportunity

Brands miss out on ethnic minority youth opportunity

Advertisers often avoid using ethnic minority groups in their advertising for fear of 'getting it wrong'. By David Benady.

 
 
Things we like: C4 raising £14.5 million

Things we like: C4 raising £14.5 million

Channel 4 s Stand Up To Cancer telethon for Cancer Research UK smashed all expectations, raising more than 14.5 million since the 17 October event. Davina McCall (pictured), Alan Carr and Dr Christian Jessen hosted a star-studded evening to raise ...

 
 
Big Awards gold winners: Chairman's statement

Big Awards gold winners: Chairman's statement

The Campaign Big Awards winners may not surprise you, but their work is still a showcase of remarkable creative talent.

 
 
Excellence: we're coming for you

Excellence: we're coming for you

D AD goes to the ends of the earth to uncover excellence. We gather the finest minds in creativity to search for it. They are experts in originality, masters of execution. They mine for the most precious material, work deserving of a D AD yellow Penc...

 
 
Are attack ads ever the right thing to do?

Are attack ads ever the right thing to do?

Lidl went on the offensive last week when it launched an ad (by TBWA\London) ridiculing a price-matching scheme from Morrisons. This follows a tactical execution the previous week when Lidl poked fun at an unfortunate Sainsbury s staff poster in whic...

 
 
Standing out from the crowd

Standing out from the crowd

The Anomaly global chief, Carl Johnson, on how he plans to turn the London operation around. By Kate Magee.

 
 
Talent turnover is costing ad industry dear

Talent turnover is costing ad industry dear

Poor staff retention rates can be expensive, and agencies must try harder to hang on to their star players. John Tylee reports from the IPA Adaptathon.

 
 
Things we like: ITV2 giving young people a shot at advertising

Things we like: ITV2 giving young people a shot at advertising

We all know the dangers of a one-dimensional workforce, so full credit to ITV2 for appointing Commercial Break to respond to a youth-focused brief. The not-for-profit organisation is challenging the traditional recruitment process by giving 18- to 24...

 
 
Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

The social network's regional director of UK and Ireland tells Arif Durrani why it is a force to be reckoned with in digital video.

 
 
Is Snapchat good for advertisers?

Is Snapchat good for advertisers?

Brands will only be able to share content on the app with followers, but potential reach is enormous, asks David Benady.

 
 

Opinion & blogs

Telefónica's U-turn poses unanswered questions

Telefónica's U-turn poses unanswered questions

There must be a story behind the story of Telefónica's media agency shift. I doubt it's one that will show our industry in a good light.

 
 
John Lewis has a fight on its hands this Christmas

John Lewis has a fight on its hands this Christmas

Was the John Lewis boss, Andy Street, deliberately trying to manage expectations of its Christmas ad campaign with his comments at the recent World Retail Congress? Street - who, later on the train home, managed to offend the French by telling a jour...

 
 
With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed

With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed

The bristling excitement among the young masses milling into an East London church as dusk fell was palpable - it had all the hallmarks of a cult, but was in fact a clarion call for advertisers.

 
 
Global viewpoint from South Africa

Global viewpoint from South Africa

Three macro drivers are contributing towards a very vibrant South African ad industry: talent diversity, digital migration and the changing role of South Africa as a gateway to the rest of Africa. It s appropriate, however, to start off with the fa...

 
 
Tech viewpoint on advertising to children

Tech viewpoint on advertising to children

If you ask politicians what worries them about our industry, eight out of ten would give the same answer: how advertisers talk to kids. Many think advertising shouldn t target them at all. Sprinkle in the average politician s knowledge of our busines...

 
 

Diary

Diary: Bitter taste of Sugar

Diary: Bitter taste of Sugar

The Rapp account manager Robert Goodwin was flying the flag for the ad industry in The Apprentice.

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

The Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO managing director, Richard Arscott , puts his back into it as part of the transformation of a neglected urban site into a community market garden. Saatchi Saatchi s Richard Huntington laments needing his firs...

 
 
Diary: Could Leonard be the next Tyler Durden?

Diary: Could Leonard be the next Tyler Durden?

So Grey has set up a Fight Club.

 
 

Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...


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BBC Music unites Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Elton John for epic ad

BBC Music unites Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Elton John for epic ad

BBC Music is launching an epic three-minute ad featuring 27 musicians including Sir Elton John, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder to promote all of the corporation's music content in a single ad for the first time.

 
 
Sir John Hegarty - data has never created wealth

Sir John Hegarty - data has never created wealth

New York - Sir John Hegarty, co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) is asked one question about data and creativity.

 
 
Branded Content sends messages ads cannot, Diageo boss says

Branded Content sends messages ads cannot, Diageo boss says

Diageo's global managing director, James Thompson, says branded content lets brands tell a story in a way that ads don't allow.

 
 
It's still the work, the work, the work for Robertson

It's still the work, the work, the work for Robertson

The BBDO worldwide chief executive has long seemed destined for even greater things, Claire Beale writes. Yet, after ten years at the helm, Andrew Robertson still sounds like a man consumed by the job at hand.

 
 
Jean Claude Van Damme's most epic ads

Jean Claude Van Damme's most epic ads

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DOOH shows how far it has come in five years

DOOH shows how far it has come in five years

In the fifth year of the competition, winners from Topshop and Women's Aid show why digital out-of-home is one of the fastest-growing media in the UK, forecast to be worth some £250 million by the end of 2014. Campaign reports from a packed event at ...

 
 
Creativity: Create and grow

Creativity: Create and grow

Agencies need to take a more holistic approach to creativity in order to keep up with the pace of change, stay relevant and produce top work.

 
 
Creativity: Technology as creative catalyst

Creativity: Technology as creative catalyst

While the need for commercial impact remains largely unchanged, creativity has taken on new forms thanks to technology.

 
 
Creativity: The happiest accidents

Creativity: The happiest accidents

By embracing data analytics, and being prepared to fail occasionally, we can effectively solve brands' creative problems.

 
 
Creativity: Too fast to create

Creativity: Too fast to create

We have more tools at our disposal than ever, but we must not lose sight of the consumer and the product in the rush to perform.

 
 
Creativity: A perfect operating system

Creativity: A perfect operating system

The combination of insightful data and great creative is a potent one, especially when it is applied to the feature-rich world of mobile.

 
 
Creativity reimagined

Creativity reimagined

Agencies know they must keep changing, but they need to bring clients with them.