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Topic: 180

Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile's New Campaign Is the Ultimate Rickroll

Look who pops up out of nowhere

The sudden appearance of Rick Astley usually means you've been duped. But 180LA and Virgin Mobile now want it to communicate the opposite. A new campaign for the wireless carrier depicts…

Adidas' Hiring of 72andSunny Ends 180's Long Tenure on the Brand

Sneaker marketer had the same agency since 2001

72andSunny's gain is 180's loss. The former has replaced the latter as lead global agency on Adidas' sports business. 180 had created ads for Adidas since 2001, with the shop's offices…

Ad of the Day: Adidas Comes Out Swinging in Big New Brand Campaign

How athletes seize the moment

Some key things separate pro athletes from weekend warriors. Of course, there's the natural talent and physical skills. But there's also the mental approach. The pros excel at being able…

An Ad Agency Made Meghan Trainor's New Video, and It's Great

180LA and HP team up on 'Lips Are Movin'

Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" video, posted to YouTube in June, is nearing 300 million views. So, what did the singer do for an encore to her No. 1…

The Bull-White House Will Create Ads for Corona Extra Overseas

Lands business after a pitch against larger shops

The Bull-White House has parlayed project work for Anheuser-Busch InBev into a shot at one of the brewer's biggest brands. A-B InBev has hired the New York shop to lead advertising…

Ad of the Day: See a Live Actor Morph Into a CGI Hero in This Gaming Spot

180 pitches The Last of Us

It's a more-than-familiar narrative: At the end of the world, you'll do horrible things to survive. But this new spot from 180 Amsterdam, for the post-apocalyptic PlayStation 3 game The…

Filmmaker Garth Davis Dreams a Whole World for Sony 4K Televisions

Colorful and surreal

IDEA: Sony's 4K Ultra HD television, with four times the resolution of regular HD, literally stops people in their tracks. Filmmaker Garth Davis saw one at the Sundance Film Festival…

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in April

A pair of megahits led the way in a staggering month for online video

It's shaping up to be an astonishing spring for ads on YouTube. In March, Pepsi MAX's Jeff Gordon spot screeched its way to 33 million views, or about 13 million more…

Ad of the Day: Pepsi

Beyoncé sizes up her past selves in 180 LA's explosive new spot

It's been a big year for Beyoncé. She sang (sort of) at President Obama's second inauguration, performed a colossal Super Bowl halftime show, starred in a 90-minute HBO "documentary" chronicling…

Adidas Turns Bull's Injury Into Inspiration

Sneakers brand stitches together an integrated campaign for return of MVP

Last April, just two months after Adidas inked Derrick Rose to a 14-year contract worth at least $250 million, the National Basketball Association MVP blew out his knee, and sports…

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