Sex sells…

  In a daring move away from its traditional marketing channels Repromed, Australia’s leading infertility research and treatment provider, is about to embark on a cheeky new national campaign to recruit sperm donors. Themed “Don’t waste your sperm’’ the January 2011 campaign, to run in the popular men’s magazine FHM, involves a full page pic … Continue reading

If you can make it here…

Some of you may not know yet that Mike has been chosen to sit on the 2011 New York Festival’s Advertising Grand Jury. The Grand Jury represents the “who’s who” of international advertising experts and judges can only be invited by past Grand Jury members. “It’s a privilege to be invited on the Grand Jury,” … Continue reading

Missing Big Cow

To convince lovers of big food that the Adelaide Casino is home to the biggest beef schnitzels in the country, Jamshop orchestrated a stunt announcing that the ‘Big Cow’ from a town called ‘Moonanbull’ had suddenly gone missing. Using various media the news was spread about the missing big cow. But whenever an announcement of … Continue reading

So the story goes.

Or, Old Spice, Mad Men and Jazz. Sometimes when you are looking for rocks, you find diamonds. A truly fascinating read here on the link between an iconic jazz photo and the advertising campaigns of today.

Shopkick rewards customers for walking into a store

Check out Shopkick, a new free app that goes beyond check-ins to reward consumers for actually walking into a store. It dispenses “kickbucks” reward points for a variety of consumer actions, including standard check-ins at or near the store. Visit http://springwise.com/retail/shopkick/

Euan Preston

It’s Friday. The week is winding down and the serenity of the weekend approaches. Here is a beautiful piece of film from Euan Preston to rest your eyes on. Shot with a Canon 7d and the Glidetrack HD. Lenses: EF 50mm f/1.4, EF-S 10-22mm and the EF 70-200mm L IS f/2.8.

“He say you Blade Runner”

Douglas Trumbull talks about how he created the magnificently detailed opening sequence to Blade Runner. It is a testament to craft, detail and ingenuity. Watch it here.

Lakai

Lakai Skate and Create 2010 Directed by Ty Evans, produced by Spike Jonzeand music by Ima Robot “Ruthless”. Shot on MX RED, and Canon 5D and 7D. “LAKAIROMANIA” from Marc Ritzema on Vimeo.

Mark Romanek

Starting Monday morning with some inspiration from Mark Romanek, courtesy of hillmancurtis hillmancurtis :: film and video :: Artist Series: Mark Romanek :: 347 756 5049.

The Selby

Todd Selby is a portrait, interiors, and fashion photographer and illustrator. His project The Selby offers an insider’s view of creative individuals in their personal spaces with an artist’s eye for detail. Today we get a tour of George Lois’ New York City home. George Lois is an American art director, author and painter. Among … Continue reading