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Ad of the Day: Duracell Powers a Soldier's Sweet Message to His Daughter This Fourth of July

Poignant Anomaly spot gets assist from Hilary Swank

Duracell is making a strong play for the most American ad this Fourth of July by framing itself as the brand that helps keep members of the U.S. military connected…

After a Record 8 Lions in Cannes, Ad Council Brings 'Love Has No Labels' to NYC Pride

Extending a hit campaign

The Ad Council's "Love Has No Labels" campaign didn't just set records for the nonprofit PSA maker. With 110 million online views, the launch video is the second most watched…

Ad of the Day: The Fat Jew and Todrick Hall Rap About Viacom's Big Data

Hip-hop video targets ad partners, and even fans of the talent

The title of Viacom Velocity's three-minute music video "The Fat Jewish Is Big Data Featuring Todrick as Hadoop" pretty much says it all. What don't you understand? Social media star/E! Channel…

Ad of the Day: Memorial Sloan Kettering Tells Three Powerful, Inspiring Cancer Stories

Pereira & O'Dell extends the 'More science. Less fear' campaign

Giving people a new way to think and talk about cancer." That's the mission of three Internet films from New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, according to chief communications officer…

Ad of the Day: Honey Maid Celebrates Fourth of July With an Immigrant Family's Story

Another 'wholesome' take

It's been a great week for acceptance of diversity. And now, Honey Maid continues that trend as we head toward Fourth of July weekend with a new ad that explores…

Geico 'Unskippable' and Leica '100' Both Win Grand Prix Awards in Film at Cannes

Always 'Like a Girl' wins gold, narrowly missing top prize

CANNES, France—A gorgeously cinematic film for Leica by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and a hilarious and innovative preroll ad for Geico by The Martin Agency each won a Grand Prix…

System That Gives Every 3-by-3-Meter Square an Address Wins Innovation Grand Prix

Pair of R/GA campaigns are also recognized

CANNES, France—The Innovation jury at the Cannes Lions festival tonight handed out its Grand Prix to a fascinating effort to create a global grid of 57 trillion three-by-three-meter squares and…

Ad of the Day: YouTube Rolls Out the Perfect Video on a Historic Day for Gay Rights

Latest #ProudToLove spot

Lots of marketers are surely hard at work on celebratory responses to today's Supreme Court decision guaranteeing a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. But YouTube, long a supporter of gay…

Goodby and Silverstein Revisit Their Greatest Hits, and Notorious Misses, in Cannes Talk

30 years of great work, and unforgettable stories

CANNES, France—Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein told some great stories from their 30-plus years together at a seminar before an adoring crowd at the Palais here Thursday. And true to…

Mcgarrybowen Creates a Mobile Game That Can Defend the Earth Against Real Asteroids

Verizon project gets otherworldly intro at Cannes

CANNES, France—It's just advertising. It's not like we're trying to save the world. Tom Sewell, chief innovation officer at mcgarrybowen, remarked Friday here at the Cannes Lions festival on how many…

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