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Topic: AMV BBDO

Ad of the Day: Sainsbury's Recreates Famous 1914 Christmas Truce in Stunning New Ad Ringan Ledwidge directs AMV BBDO's remarkable story of sharing

Monty the penguin has his first real competition for best Christmas ad of the year, as Sainsbury's just rolled out a remarkable long-form spot that couldn't be more different than…

November 13, 2014, 7:24 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Guinness Africa Thrillingly Celebrates Being 'Made of Black' Kanye West track propels launch

Guinness's provocatively themed "Made of Black" campaign links the color of its beer to the vibrant spirit of young Africans. AMV BBDO in London, working with BBDO offices in Africa, launched…

September 2, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 10-17 Inspiring to horrifying. Vote for your favorite spot

In this week's battle of the brands, four spots—for Guinness, Sony, Apple and Duracell—seek to strum an inspired chord within us. But a fourth, for the horror film Devil's Due,…

January 17, 2014, 8:23 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Congo's Sapeurs Star in the Best-Dressed Guinness Commercial Ever Central African elegance

When global marketers portray Africa, the goal is usually humor or pity. Rarely do brands treat Africans as cultural equals, much less as inspirational role models. Breaking that trend is…

January 15, 2014, 12:43 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 15-22 It's boys against girls—vote for your favorite spot

This week's top commercials really couldn't be more different. In this corner, you have five guys suggestively swinging their "ornaments" in a festive holiday song for Kmart. In that corner,…

November 22, 2013, 7:13 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Sainsbury's 'Christmas in a Day' Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes Particularly the final scene—and this is just the trailer

Are you ready for a crowdsourced Christmas ad? Yes, it sounds like a bad idea. But this British spot for grocery chain Sainbury's from AMV BBDO—actually a trailer for a longer…

November 18, 2013, 11:16 AM EST

Meet 4 Agency Execs With British and European Roots That Are Based in N.Y. Is there a shortage of high-level U.S. talent?

‘If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere ...’ The timeless lyrics sung by the Chairman of the Board hold a particular relevance to the agency world. Helming the…

October 14, 2013, 10:05 PM EDT

Philip Morris Could Cause Ethical Problems for Publicis-Omnicom Merger Smoking and anti-smoking worlds collide

Any industry merger brings with it the potential for client conflicts when agencies work for competing marketers. But the pairing of Publicis Groupe and Omnicom creates a new philosophical wrinkle…

September 3, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Heinz Beanz Crafts the Perfect Story of Brotherly Love Tom and Charlie, allies to the end

In the U.S., Heinz Baked Beans are generally known as a retro food item and/or Mad Men plot device. But in the U.K., where they're sold as "Heinz Beanz," they're…

August 22, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in June Samsung powers this month's list with help from Usher and Jay-Z

Samsung has innovative cross-promotions with musicians down cold. Separate divisions of the company—Samsung Televisions and Samsung Mobile—had the two biggest hits on YouTube and Adweek's Ads Leaderboard for June, ranking the…

July 8, 2013, 12:13 PM EDT

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