Topic: Almapbbdo

BBDO Withdraws All Brazilian Bayer Ads From Cannes With Apology to Festival and Client

Lubars says AlmapBBDO work was 'scammy'

CANNES, France—AlmapBBDO, facing criticism for questionable wins at this week's Cannes Lions, has withdrawn all its Bayer work from the festival at the request of BBDO global creative chief David…

Bayer Disowns Controversial Lion-Winning Ad, Saying BBDO Made It Just to Win Awards

AlmapBBDO paid for the ad to run in Brazil

CANNES, France—In a remarkable turn of events, Bayer has now distanced itself from a controversial Brazilian aspirin ad made by AlmapBBDO that won a bronze Lion in Cannes—and which caused…

Cindy Gallop Calls Out 'Male-Dominated Ad Industry' for Giving This Ad a Bronze Lion at Cannes

Work from Bayer, AlmapBBDO

Cannes Lions has its second cringeworthy moment, this time from a Bronze Lion winner. The outdoor ad, for Bayer from AlmapBBDO in Sao Paulo, reads "Don't worry babe, I'm not filming…

Some Very Ugly Fish Star in This Bizarre Ad About Investigative Journalism

But is the advertiser in over its head?

The news is like the ocean. On the surface, everything might seem pretty, but the further down you go, the worse things look.  That, at least, is the metaphor behind a…

How HP Turned Unwritten Stories of Illiterate Brazilians Into Books Printed in Real Time

With help from Google Speech

Imagine if there were an easy way for people who can't read and write to share their life experiences with the world. HP and agency AlmapBBDO took a crack at…

Ad of the Day: Getty Images Brilliantly Made 4 Famous Faces Entirely Out of Stock Art

AlmapBBDO's latest fun global campaign for the image provider

Brazilian agency AlmapBBDO does consistently brilliant campaigns for Getty Images, from 2012's "From Love to Bingo," which used 873 stills from the Getty archive to tell the story of a…

How to Make Your TV Commercials Look Epic, Even on Zero Budget

iStock by Getty Images has the solution

How can marketers with modest budgets—local home renovators and heating-system installers, for example—create "epic" advertising without going broke? Brazilian agency AlmapBBDO suggests tapping into the royalty-free video and image library…

This Clever Volkswagen Ad Is Exactly as Long as the Time You Can Spend With It

Copywriting makes it easy to skip ahead

If you don't have time to watch this whole new commercial for Volkswagen Trucks, you can just skip to the end for a quickie version—no matter where you are in…

4 Famous Faces Get 20 Years Older in Getty Images' 20th Anniversary Ads

AlmapBBDO tracks passing of time

AlmapBBDO celebrates Getty Images' 20th birthday with this fun campaign that looks at how four famous people—Scarlett Johansson, Prince William, Serena Williams and Bill Clinton—have changed in appearance, using Getty…

Incredible Pedigree Film Profiles Ex-Cons Who Find Their Way by Adopting Dogs

New 'Feel the Good' campaign

"You save a dog. A dog saves you." That's the poignant message of "First Days Out," a four-minute online film for Pedigree by Almap BBDO in Brazil that follows Joey and…