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Top Spot of the Week

Friday, May. 16, 2014

In an unprecedented move, BBDO New York has brought together three of its clients to help deliver a one-of-a-kind, onetime :60 commercial message designed to help raise awareness of autism and encourage parents to look for early signs.  Titled “Lifetime of Difference,” the “ad”—directed by...

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A clever new spot for King’s Hawaiian created by Energy BBDO Chicago and directed by Brian Billow of Anonymous Content finds a family sitting down for what appears to be an ordinary meal. That is, until they start going for the sweet rolls. Rather than reach out and pick up the rolls with their...

Friday, Mar. 21, 2014

Celebrities, including the likes of Betty White and Joe Pesci, have been featured in the Snickers “You’re not you when you’re hungry”-themed commercials. But BBDO New York went with a non-human star this time around, casting Godzilla in a :30 spot appropriately titled “Godzilla.” As we see in...

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

It was a blast to see all those famous folks from the 1980s—we’re talking everyone from Mary Lou Retton to Erik Estrada—burst into a Radio Shack store and clear the shelves in the Super Bowl spot “The Phone Call.” But the :30 created by Austin-based GSD&M and directed by Frank Todaro of...

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

It’s hard on some mothers to watch their sons go from boys to men as we see in a gloriously twisted Old Spice commercial titled “Momsong” that was created by Wieden+Kennedy, Portland, and directed by Steve Ayson of MJZ.

In the spot, young men—irresistible to women thanks to Old Spice Re-...

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

You have to give the athletes featured in the Foot Locker spot “All Is Right” credit for having a sense of humor about themselves.

Created by BBDO New York and directed by Jim Jenkins of O Positive, the :60 spot, which is all about making things right in the sports world, finds Brett...

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Psyop and McCann London took a trip beyond the tablet in this spot which explored the features of Toshiba’s newest device. Psyop’s Fletcher Moules and Kylie Matulick co-directed the piece.

“We worked together to define four key themes of the tablet to be characterized throughout the spot...

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Tom Scharpling of Arts & Sciences directed this tongue-in-cheek video which is part of razor company Harry’s initiative creating a holiday for men, National Shave Day (December 1).

To mark the occasion and raise awareness of it, Harry’s and Droga 5 created this humorous send-up of...

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Ushering in the season of holiday cheer are six NBA stars decked out in this year's Special Edition Xmas Day Uniforms: Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Steve Nash and LeBron James. All but LeBron face a row of baskets with sleigh bells attached to each net. The players...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

What can happen when technology meets human potential? Well, for starters, a soccer field can emerge in the middle of a city neighborhood desperately in need of a place for children to play.
    That's the story depicted in a nearly two-minute film for Samsung titled The Developer that was...