Category Archives: TV ads

Concept commercial: how Apple though 1997 would be as seen from 1987…

This is actually computing archaeology… Here comes a concept commercial (never aired, AFAIK) from Apple with a very curious forecasting of 10 years from… 1987. This is how John Sculley (along with all the guys running Apple those days) imagined … Continue reading

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Wacky Races-inspired TV Commercial Ad by Peugeot 208 GTI

You may remember Wacky Races cartoon from the 60s (or you may not). Now, in 2013, Peugeot Brazil is releasing this Wacky Races-inspired TV commercial ad, made by Young & Rubicam with Partizan advertising agency, for its brand new Peugeot … Continue reading

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An Apple or Samsung commercial? No, even better: Somersby Cider (yes, made with apples)!

This commercial is so brilliant! We all know how people (us) queue up outside stores whenever Apple releases a new product. It’s amazing how much this event has become ritual: door opening, store people welcoming customers, people getting crazy around … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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London 2012: James Bond escorts The Queen to the Olympics Games opening ceremony

Ok, I’m a James Bond/007 long-time fan, but this video by BBC gets the real Crown (!) for the London 2012 Best Promotional Video ever (IMHO)! Forget about boring TV ads, old-style promotional video reels: this is the kind of … Continue reading

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Back from 1984: Apple’s Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak (and John Sculley) in a GhostBusters video – fighting IBM

Who said Steve Jobs had no sense of humour? Take a look at this Apple‘s 1984 Ghostbusters spoof video where Steve Jobs, Steve “Woz” Wozniak and former Apple CEO John Sculley appear and fight, as BlueBusters, IBM world-invasion plans. The … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs play Franklin.D Roosevelt in “1944″ – Apple Macintosh Promo

Steve Jobs play Franklin.D Roosevelt in “1944″ – Apple Macintosh Promo. Back in 1984, when the first Mac 128K was introduced, Steve Jobs played this ‘wartime’ TV spot where other computers (running mainly DOS) were enemies and Macs were powerful … Continue reading

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TNT Channel viral video: they really know advertisement, just “push to add drama”!

Belgian TNT Channel used this spot and I guess it’s really crazy, sheer genius! [Via TNT TV Belgium]

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Social Media TV Charts: who wins, who loses, where are TV viewers heading to?

Mashable reports with this cool infographics about Social TV trends and charts what happened in a middle-March week in the Social TV arena [Via Mashable]

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Levi’s CURVE ID viral video ad: the (back-)camera Jeans

In early 2011, Levi’s launched Curve ID; a range of women’s jeans that fit shape, not size. To complement the launch, Levi’s asked Colenso BBDO Auckland (New Zealand) to start a conversation. They gave the agency $10,000 … and a … Continue reading

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