Guardian: Own the Weekend

Date: September 2014
Agency: BBH London
Production: HLA films
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Simon Ratigan
Creative Director: Michael Russoff
Creative team: Michael Russoff
Creative team: AK Parker
Creative team: George Brettell
Producer: Olivia Chalk
Producer: Richard Skepper
DoP: Martin Hill

Some lovely insights, well shot and nicely underplayed. I like the way this 90 sec version switches from Saturday to Sunday dead on 45 seconds with a lovely moon montage and an Ode to the Hangover.


Skoda: Buckle up

Date: February 2014
Agency: Café Communications, Budapest
Country: Hungary
Creative Director: Zoltan Simon
Creative Director: Ervin Sallai
Copywriter: Gabor Szucs
Account Manager: Reka Sztehlik

A very interesting idea.


Under Armour: I Will What I Want

Date: September 2014
Agency: Droga5 New York
Country: United States of America
Director: Jaron Albertin
Creative Chairman: David Droga
Chief Creative Officer: Ted Royer
Creative Director: John McKelvey
Creative Director: Hannes Ciatti
Copywriter: Felix Richter
Art Director: Alexander Nowak
Producer: Sari Resnick
Producer: Alex Fitzgerald
Producer: Andy Coverdale
Executive Producer: Erica Thompson
Executive Producer: Allison Kunzman
DoP: Andrij Parekh

Streaming real-time comments – many negative – from social media. Showing the other side of being Gisele Bundchen.


Joburg Zoo: Night tours ‘See What Comes Out In The Dark’

Date: September 2014
Agency: Y&R South Africa (Johannesburg Office)
Country: South Africa
Chief Creative Officer: Graham Lang
Executive Creative Director: Rui Alves
Creative Director: Bibi Lotter
Creative Director: Jacques Shalom
Copywriter: Andre Vrdoljak
Art Director: Andrea Ferreira
Illustrator: Renata Vice
Illustrator: Francoise Botes
Designer: Julia Eccles

Joburg Zoo offers night tours that feature their nocturnal animals, but no one knows about it.


Live Green Initiative: Low Life


Date: September 2014
Client: City Of Toronto
Country: Canada

A simple, clever idea.


Speight’s: Speight’s Father’s Day


Drinks, alcoholic
Date: September 2014
Agency: DDB New Zealand
Country: New Zealand
Chief Creative Officer: Damon Stapleton
Executive Creative Director: Shane Bradnick
Creative: Rory Mckechnie
Creative: Adam Thompson
Group Account Director: Scott Wallace
Agency Producer: Andy Robilliard
Designer: Gordon Moir
Designer: Amanda Summersby
Senior Account Manager: Jonathan Rea

Have a beer with your old man this Father’s Day.


The Times and The Sunday Times: The Unquiet Film Series – Bearing Witness

Date: September 2014
Agency: Grey London
Production: Betsy Works
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Phil Lind
Creative Director: Dave Monk
Creative Director: Phil Lind

The seventh instalment in The Unquiet Film Series documenting the kidnapping and return of award-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Loyd and photographer Jack Hill in May of this year.



UNHCR: Invisible People

Date: September 2014
Agency: Cheil, Seoul
Country: Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Chief Creative Officer: Jeongkeun Yoo
Executive Creative Director: Thomas Hongtack Kim
Copywriter: Songha Lee
Art Director: Seokjin Shin
Copywriter: Adrian Sim

Making North Korean refugees in and outside South Korea visible.