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Drink Beer, Save the World! DB's 'Brewtroleum' Takes Home Cannes Outdoor Grand Prix

Colenso BBDO made a biofuel out of leftover beer ingredients

CANNES, France—In a decision that takes the category well beyond its traditional parameters, the Outdoor Lions jury handed its Grand Prix award to Colenso BBDO here tonight for its ingenious…

AdBlock Found Some Ads It Actually Liked, and Ran Them, for Amnesty International

Preaching an anti-censorship message

AdBlock users were probably pretty surprised on Saturday to see actual ads appear—instead of the blank spaces they're used to—in the banner slots on webpages. That's because AdBlock found an…

Here Are the Year's Most Inventive Marketing, Media and Digital Campaigns, Honored by Project Isaac

2015's class of genius creations

Approaching creative challenges with an inventive spirit has never been more important. The worlds of marketing and media are being rapidly reshaped by data and technology, but interactive innovation only…

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…

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