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Popcorn and Pitted Olives: The Heights of Human Innovation VitaminWater video marks moments that made life better

"Life of a Man,” evidently the brainstorm of designer Pedro Hefs at Brazilian filmmaking shop Coletivo Centro, is a kaleidoscopic journey of color and weird narration, explaining how small tweaks…

August 22, 2011, 7:56 AM EDT

350,000 Post-it Notes Used in Shoe Brand's Stop-Motion Film

Here's a project that's not just for squares. 3M's Post-it notes have been used in stop-motion animated films before, but Brazilian shoe brand Melissa takes the technique to a massive…

August 5, 2011, 8:56 AM EDT

Nissan Offers Horsepower, Not Damn Singing Ponies

Here's your crazy car commercial of the day—a spot from Nissan Brazil (by Lew'Lara\TBWA in São Paulo) in which the hood of a rival vehicle is popped open to reveal…

August 1, 2011, 12:51 PM EDT

If Running Is an Addiction, Nike Wants to Be Your Dealer

Imagine a trailer for a horror flick about heroin junkies. Then pretend it's a commercial for Nike running gear. That's pretty much the gist of this creepy, compelling spot from…

July 22, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

Brazilian Shop Loses Cannes Lion Won for Bogus Kia Pedophilia Ad

It took long enough, but Cannes organizers are finally rescinding the Silver Lion in Press awarded to a notorious pedophilia-themed Kia ad, created by Brazilian agency Moma Propaganda, that the…

July 21, 2011, 8:25 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Nike W+K goes local for Copa America

Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam’s “Write the Future” campaign for Nike, which ran during the 2010 World Cup, has been more or less celebrated to death. Yesterday, the shop put out…

July 7, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT

StrawberryFrog Brazil Adds CCO Mauro Perez to help manage growing Sao Paolo outpost

StrawberryFrog Brazil has named Mauro Perez its first chief creative officer, to help oversee a growing client portfolio and team, the Sao Paolo outpost has announced. 

It's something of a return…

June 15, 2011, 7:16 AM EDT

Audio Print Ad in 'Playboy' Talks Up Brazilian Music Festival

We were just talking about the world's most innovative magazine ads, and here's another interesting one—an audio print ad for Brazil's Skol Sensation music festival, wrapped around the spine of…

June 14, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

Hero Worship: Nike Spot Compares Ronaldo to Jesus

What do Ronaldo and Jesus have in common? Worldwide first-name recognition. Hordes of worshippers. And now, thanks to Nike, official abbreviations to mark the eras in history before they arrived…

June 8, 2011, 3:02 PM EDT

Y&R's Guillermo Vega Joins W+K São Paulo Move reunites him with former partner Icaro Doria

Young & Rubicam creative director Guillermo Vega is moving to Wieden+Kennedy São Paulo as executive creative director. The Buenos Aires native joins ecd Icaro Doria and managing director André Gustavo…

May 5, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT