Topic: Ogilvy

This Bold Motorola Ad Has Some of the Most Damning Anti-Apple Copy We've Seen

'Skip the sevens,' advises an aggressive new campaign

In the mid-aughts, Motorola's Razr was the it phone. Until the iPhone came along. So, it's easy to imagine Motorola's excitement when the competitor that knocked it down seems to be…

These 6 Great CPG Commercials Were the Whole Package

See the brands that shook up boring categories and turned shoppers into believers

Consumer packaged goods aren't usually considered a creative canvas for agencies. But these six campaigns proved otherwise—showing that even staid categories can be fertile ground for fascinating creative ideas, and…

Ogilvy Nabs a Grand Prix at Cannes for KFC Radio Ads Telling Men They're Still Manly

Alma DDB Miami dominates U.S. winners

CANNES, France—Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg took home the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a KFC campaign that humorously reassured men…

London Offices of Ogilvy and FCB Inferno Win Grand Prix in Lions Health at Cannes

For Philips' 'Breathless Choir' and Pearson's 'Project Literacy'

CANNES, France—London agencies got off to a great start at the Cannes Lions festival here on Saturday, with Ogilvy London and FCB Inferno London taking home the Grand Prix awards…

David’s Creative Chief Takes Pride in His Winning Work for Burger King

Anselmo Ramos' whopper of an idea

All hail the king! Anselmo Ramos has become a master of leveraging social topics to help build brands on the global stage. As creative chief at Ogilvy's David agency, he…

Aeromexico Takes Aim at Trump With a Gritty, Defiant Ad About Walls and Borders

Ogilvy aims high with this politically tinged spot

"Borders. Has anything good ever come of them?" asks a voiceover in the spot below, as gray-scale images of walls, fences and "No Trespassing" signs speed past. "Separation? Limits? I've seen…

PETA Opened a High-End Leather Store, but Inside the Goods Was Something Horrible

Impressive stunt isn't just empty shock tactics, for a change

Today in Horrible Things that Defy Imagining, Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok teamed up with PETA to give leather shoppers the fright of their lives.  In "Behind the Leather," we're introduced to…

KFC Just Made Edible 'Finger Lickin' Good' Nail Polish That, Yeah, Tastes Like Chicken

Product is based on brand's two favorite recipes

April Fools' Day was a month ago, but KFC is only just now announcing that it has made two edible nail polishes that bring the classic tagline, "Finger Lickin' Good,"…

Ad of the Day: How Ogilvy Berlin Fought Back After the Republishing of Hitler's Mein Kampf

Agency makes a competing book to combat resurgent racism amid refugee crisis

Adolf Hitler's notorious autobiography/fascist screed Mein Kampf (translation, My Struggle) was published in Germany this year for this first time since 1945—after the Bavarian government's copyright expired.  Predictably, its appearance caused…

Netflix's Clever YouTube Prerolls Use Your Searches to Cue Up Specific Scenes From 'Friends'

Ogilvy Paris tags thousands of top videos

How do you make a sitcom like Friends, which went off the air 12 years ago—a year before YouTube even existed—seem relevant to YouTube users today? If you're Netflix, which recently…