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Topic: Colenso Bbdo

Ad of the Day: Beauty Brand Invents the First Skin Cream That Gives You Wrinkles

Clever product development, plus a brilliant print ad

There are scores of breast-cancer awareness campaigns each year, but this one from Colenso BBDO in New Zealand combines clever product development with a wonderful print ad to memorably break…

Droga5 Nabs Top Facebook Studio Award for Newcastle Brown Ale Work

Check out the (often international) winners

For the second year in a row, the Facebook Studio Awards' best distinction goes to an agency-brand combo that used the social media platform as an anchor for a narrative…

Just Watching This Pedigree Ad With Adorable Dogs Helps Ones Who Aren't as Lucky

YouTube ad revenue goes to charity

The Internet really is a boon for pet-food marketers clever enough to capitalize on animal-obsessed Web culture without seeming too mercenary. Pedigree New Zealand gets extra brownie points for this video…

Remember When Burger King Ads Were Insane? In New Zealand They Still Are

Creepy old men and angry Russian brides

It's been years since Burger King's U.S. advertising was truly weird. You have to go back to the Crispin Porter + Bogusky stuff from the mid-2000s—in particular, the deeply troubling…

Burger King Creates Pre-Roll Ads That Share Your Hatred of Pre-Roll Ads

Each clip was customized to the video it was delaying

Everyone who's ever tried to watch a video on the Internet knows that pre-roll ads are generally annoying. The Burger King marketing team also knows this. But marketers always want…

Fans Waiting in Digital Line for Samsung Galaxy S4 Move Up by Tweeting

Still better than those Apple queues

Here's a pretty clever new chapter in Samsung's long-running mockery of Apple line-waiters. For the launch of the Galaxy S4, New Zealand agency Colenso BBDO created a "Smart Phone Line"—a…

How Your Depraved Facebook Posts Would Get You Tortured in Other Countries

Amnesty app puts your freedom in perspective

How often would your Facebook activity get you beaten, tortured or beheaded in the world's most repressive countries? A lot more often than you'd think. Amnesty International of New Zealand…

The Spot: Lost in the Supermarket

Colenso BBDO transcends traditional grocery-store advertising for New World

IDEA: New World, a New Zealand supermarket chain, recently established a national marketing team, replacing a regional model, and wanted new ads that would live up to the feeling of…

Ad of the Day: Monteith's Crushed Cider

Let's alarm our customers, waste their time, and call it a PR masterpiece

It's generally not great when you discover non-food items in your food—a finger in your frozen custard, say, or a mouse stuck to your hot-dog bun. But of course, one…

A Great Beer Commercial for Guys Who Can't Stand Wine

New Zealand brewer just says no

"It was 1987, and New Zealand was going off." That great line launches this amusing spot for DB Export Dry beer (via Colenso BBDO in Auckland), which takes aim at…

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