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David Gianatasio

Ad of the Day: Prudential Visits Madagascar's Fishermen for This Gorgeous, Moving Film

Lowe Cape Town captures the power of the human spirit

Consistency—supposedly the hobgoblin of small minds—might seem like an unlikely driver for evocative brand storytelling. Yet, Lowe Cape Town and Prudential South Africa have created memorable, moving short films illustrating…

VW's Passat Clean Diesel Will Keep You, and Your Horrible Boys, Out of Gas Stations

Is this any way to celebrate Mother's Day? A trio of unholy terrors—pre-pubescent boys, presumably brothers—wreak havoc in a gas-station convenience store in "Mom," an amusing Volkswagen spot from Deutsch L.A. These…

As Dove Debates Beauty, Ram Celebrates Women for Being Strong to the Core

"Have you ever thought, 'I could never do that?'" That's the question posed by a new minute-long Ram Trucks spot from The Richards Group, which shows women meeting challenges like mountain…

Hallmark's Mother's Day Ads Are Shockingly Edgy. Just Kidding, They're Really, Really Sappy

Adland's trend toward weepy gratitude continues, just in time for Mother's Day, as Hallmark rolls out a series of videos from Leo Burnett in which people express love and appreciation…

Ad of the Day: Gun Violence PSA Makes Heartbreaking Statues From Victims' Clothes

FCB's 'Unforgotten'

Eight victims of gun violence are memorialized in lifelike but faceless plaster statues in FCB Chicago's "The Unforgotten," a traveling public-service installation and media campaign. Created for the Illinois Council Against…

Ad of the Day: This Great Hertz Ad Starts Off Sweet, Then Takes a Sharp Left Turn

Moving day blues

He took the tea kettle? Ouch, that Hertz! This cute British spot from adam&eveDDB starts off sentimentally, as a middle-aged couple are saying goodbye to their son, who is moving out—with…

W+K Travels to 1960s Iceland for This Wry and Beautiful Yogurt Commercial

Somebody get this kid a bike! (And snowshoes, while you're at it.) Orri, the plucky lad in this fanciful Wieden + Kennedy London spot introducing Arla's Skyr Icelandic yogurt to the…

Milton Glaser Explains the Value of Design Beyond Just Selling Stuff

"By the time I was in kindergarten, I had been designated as class artist. Some of the older kids discovered that I could draw girls doing unspeakable things, and I…

Fort Lauderdale Really Heated Up Bus Shelters in Boston and Chicago This Winter

At the height of winter, a goofy costumed dude called "Mr. Sunny," the official mascot of Fort Lauderdale tourism, hung out at Pompano Beach and bantered in real time via…

Tourists Give Jason Sudeikis Some Directions in AT&T's Tribeca Film Festival Ad

Live from New York … it's Jason Sudeikis. The former Saturday Night Live cast member appears in "The Tourists," a 45-second video from BBDO promoting AT&T's sponsorship of the Tribeca Film…

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