Advertising & Branding

19 Mind-Bending Videos From Advertising's Stop-Motion Master

A retrospective of PES' peculiar creations

Short film maestro PES has just signed with BlinkInk, a sensible arrangement that positions the guy who made Honda's Emmy-nominated "Paper" under the same roof as the Layzell Bros (of Harvey…

Here Are the Many, Many Ways Your Business Can Get in Trouble for Tweeting the Olympics

Even hashtags and retweets are off limits

The Olympics will soon set social media on fire, but your business probably won't be able to talk about it. This year's modifications to the Olympics' Rule 40 sponsorship guidelines have…

This Condom Maker Just Designed Some Sportswear Out of the Same Material

Sid Lee shows off Skyn's full-body feeling

A new fashion-flavored campaign is putting a new spin on the idea of a full-body condom. To prove how comfortable its proprietary non-latex material really is, condom brand Skyn decided to…

Ad of the Day: Tourism Stunt Gets People to Call the Quietest Place in Switzerland

Jung von Matt's latest offbeat idea for Graub√ľnden

Sometimes, it takes an entire village … to answer the telephone. To wit: Tschlin, a bucolic community nestled in the majestic mountains of eastern Switzerland's Graubünden region, is famed for being…

Esports Team the Immortals Just Made an '80s-Style Dating Video ... for Underwear

MeUndies seizes a bare opportunity

MeUndies, the makers of perfectly serviceable skivvies, just inked a sponsored ambassadorship with esports team the Immortals ... after discovering that one of its members doesn't own underwear. (Wait. We'll…

DDB Names Former McDonald's, Chrysler Creative to Lead San Francisco Office

Kevin Drew Davis promoted to chief creative officer

The San Francisco office of DDB has begun a new stage in its evolution by promoting Kevin Drew Davis to run its creative department as chief creative officer. He started…

Kate Hudson Makes Her New Fabletics Spot 'Feel Like You're Scrolling Through Her Instagram Feed'

Features behind the scenes footage

The latest Fabletics commercial might feel like you're watching a video from Kate Hudson's Instagram or Snapchat feed—and that's on purpose.  Hudson conceived of the idea and directed the new 30-second…

Ad of the Day: United Turns Airport Security Into an Olympic-Level Obstacle Course

Spot from mcgarrybowen stars real-life athletes

Do you ever feel like an Olympic track star while trying to navigate the maze that is the airport check-in experience? United Airlines feels your pain. The 2016 Summer Olympics begin…

Jagermeister Creates Pop-Up Ad Agencies to Give Recent College Grads a Taste of the Industry

Mentorship programs develop events for the brand

What's the best way for a brand geared toward twentysomethings to develop marketing campaigns tailored to that audience? Hire and mentor them. In April, Jagermeister launched Concept 56, a six-month program…

General Mills Launches a Closed U.S. Creative and Content Agency Review

Includes McCann and Saatchi & Saatchi

Multinational food manufacturing giant General Mills has launched a comprehensive review affecting all of its creative and content agency relationships in the United States. The company, which includes such brands…

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