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The Best Work You May Never See

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Friday, Sep. 6, 2013
New Web Video: 350 Action's "Climate Name Change"
Ted Pauly of Furlined directed this video advocating that the naming system of storms be changed from randomly selected names (i.e., Katrina, Sandy) to the names of actual policy makers who deny climate change. Designed to increase awareness of climate change and its link to extreme storms, the...
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence's "Stand Up To 'Stand Your Ground'"
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence presents this reenactment of George Zimmerman shooting Trayvon Martin in order to express opposition to controversial "Stand Your Ground" laws which are on the books not only in Florida where Martin died but also in 25 other states. Heightening the short film's...
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
New Online Video: Toshiba's "Chicken Prank"
Aleysa Young of Untitled Films , Toronto, directed this web video which showcases in offbeat fashion how Toshiba's All-in-One desktop computer with gesture control can come to the rescue. In this case, the protagonist is a college student who wakes up to find that he has been plastic wrapped to his...
Friday, Aug. 23, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: FirstBank's "Experiment" Directed By Ryan Ebner
Ryan Ebner of HSI directed this spot which shows a couch, flat-screen TV and a lamp left out on the street, marked "Free." Passers-by poke, prod, frown at and pass up the goods, while a V.O. muses, "Have you ever noticed how skeptical people are of 'free'? As if the word 'free' automatically means...
Friday, Aug. 23, 2013
New Online Spot: WishClouds' "There's Something Not Right About Jane"
Ari Merkin, chief brand officer at AgencyTen , wrote and directed (via production house Supply and Demand ) this online spot in which one office worker after another talks in rhyme about their disdain for co-worker Jane. They are clearly jealous of her because she always seems to be one step ahead...
Friday, Aug. 16, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: Paul Riccio Directs A Spot "Gone Wrong"
The late, great Ernie Kovacs quipped that television is a medium because "it is neither rare nor well done." With the proliferation of reality TV series, Kovacs' observation sadly rings even more true today, which agency CHI & Partners, New York, saw as an insight from which to conceptually...
Friday, Aug. 16, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: Vancouver Police Foundation's "Hood Slide"
Jeff Low of OPC Family Style directed two spots in this Vancouver Police Foundation campaign--including "Hood Slide"--out of DDB Canada's Vancouver office. We open on a couple, presumably husband and wife, in a parking lot, having just left the supermarket with a cart full of groceries. Something...
Friday, Aug. 9, 2013
Motion Art Video: Rdio's "New Music Weekly--Gogol Bordello" Directed By Holbrooks
The directorial duo Holbrooks--Tom Brown and Daniel Grey--of production house Blacklist directed this piece. the first in a series of 15-second motion videos created by innovative artists who visually interpret the music of different performers featured on Rdio, Skype's streaming music service...
Friday, Aug. 9, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: Super-Pharm's "Trail of Perfume" From BBR Saatchi, Tel Aviv
Director Ram Baruch of production house Shoshi & Udi in Tel Aviv, Israel, directed this spot which through performers from the Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Group illustrates the trail a perfume spritz takes from the first moment the wafting scent leaves the skin to the moment when...
Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
The Best Work You May Never See: New Zealand Telecom's "Waiting Is Over"
Michael Spiccia of Goodoil Films directed this :60 which captures a series of frozen moments depicting New Zealanders' most loved uses for the Internet and underscoring folks' need and demand for unadulterated, ultra-fast broadband. We see people experiencing movies online as well as a rock concert...