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Topic: Jwt

KitKat Posted the Perfect Tweet in Response to One Direction Taking a Break

Make those chocolate sticks last

One Direction is going on hiatus beginning in March, and they apparently can't wait. Because this is Super-Bowl-blackout-level news, just waiting in the wings for an Oreo to own it, KitKat seized the…

KitKat's Christmas Commercial Is 30 Seconds of Blankness, the Ultimate Ad Break

A knowing antidote to holiday noise

It takes a lot to stand out among the glut of Christmas ads in Britain, where brands jockey like nowhere else to have a hit commercial. KitKat and J. Walter…

Ad of the Day: A Boy's Christmas Wish Comes True in This Lovely Coca-Cola Film

Building a bridge to Santa

Coca-Cola isn't producing a new Christmas commercial for the U.S. market this year (it's doing some festive packaging instead) but has produced an impressive cinematic short film in Brazil that…

A Translation Site's Clever Recipe Taste Test Shows How Wrong Google Translate Can Be

JWT project wins gold at Epica

BERLIN, Germany—When you have a free competitor as hugely popular as Google Translate, your only valid option is to make the most of it. That's exactly what translation service ElaN Languages…

How the Steady Stream of Creative Talent Moving From N.Y. to L.A. Became a Flood

The lure of sun, fun and opportunity

A dyed-in-the-wool New York advertising professional, Patricia Korth-McDonnell had heard all the clichés about Los Angeles as an endless parking lot, a cultural wasteland and, perhaps most relevant, a professional…

How This Creative Agency Plans to Take Digital to the Next Level

Just don’t call it content, says David&Goliath's Mike Geiger

Specs Current gig Managing partner, chief digital officer at David&Goliath Previous gig President and chief integration officer at JWT North America Twitter @tastytruth Age 48 Adweek: You're responsible for building the agency's digital practice. How are…

KitKat's New Billboards Are Truly Touching: They Give You a Free Massage

Are you up for it?

Talk about a touchy-feely campaign! To promote KitKat's launch in Colombia, J. Walter Thompson and Mindshare installed 20 billboards in the capital city of Bogota. That may sound like a typical move,…

JWT Turns the Black Bars on Vertical YouTube Videos Into Ad Space for Nonprofits

Anyone can join the 'Donate the Bars' project

Turning every usable surface into marketing space is known as ad creep. But this YouTube project by J. Walter Thompson Brazil gets away with it—because the beneficiaries are nonprofits who…

5 Brilliantly Faked Viral Ads That People Still Keep Thinking Are Real

Years later, they're still getting passed around

Sometimes even the smartest people you know can share something fake in social media, and correcting them is one of the few joys of being an ad geek.  We've compiled some…

Why Mentoring Is More Important Today Than Ever for the Well-Being of Agencies

Young professionals get chance to learn and grow

Three years ago, Emely Perez, then a senior at the New York City College of Technology, knew little about agency life and didn't necessarily plan to go into advertising as…

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