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Topic: PSAs

Ad of the Day: This Beautiful Ad Council PSA Reminds Us We're All Human Underneath

Dancing skeletons, warm embraces and a few tears

Prepare to feel all of the feels—and have a box of tissues nearby—as you watch this PSA about bias and diversity from the Ad Council. The poignant three-minute spot, for the…

MTV Marks MLK Day by Airing in Black and White

Kendrick Lamar, Rand Paul and more join PSAs on race in America

For 12 hours starting at 9 a.m. this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19), MTV will mark the civil rights leader's memory by airing in black and white. As…

Ad of the Day: Gorgeous, Heartbreaking PSA Imagines If Kids Could Choose Their Parents

Would they choose you?

Remember Finland's horrifying "Monsters" PSA from a couple of years ago, where grownups were shown literally as frightening beasts, because that's how kids see abusively drunken parents? The same children's charity…

Ad of the Day: New York City Is Dying in Y&R's Gorgeous Organ Donor PSA

Oscar winner's brilliant animation

The iconic clock from Grand Central Terminal symbolizes the heart of New York City in this impressive 90-second animated film from Y&R, part of its campaign backing the New York…

Twitter User Fixes Victim-Blaming Rape Prevention Poster

Recycled campaign from England's National Health Service gets a facelift

England's National Health Service recently recycled a rape prevention campaign poster first used between 2005 and 2007, featuring the line "One in three reported rapes happens when the victim has…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 23-30

Happy ads and a haunting PSA. Pick your favorite

From the horror of domestic violence to uplifting scenes of domestic bliss, this week's best ads show very different sides of life and the human condition. Adidas's most famous Argentinian brand…

New Ads Take On Gun Control

Spots aim to hit their mark

The debate around gun violence in America has long been heated (and will likely be even more so after this weekend's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, Calif. and the multiple…

Ad of the Day: BBDO Gets 3 Clients to Make One Autism PSA Unlike Any You've Seen

They look like ordinary product ads, and that's the point

As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, BBDO New York has unveiled an interesting, ambitious project in which it got three clients—Band-Aid, Campbell's Soup and AT&T—to produce 15-second product…

Ad of the Day: Speeding Drivers Are Invited to Their Own Funerals in Surreal Prank PSA

Grim fantasy comes to life

Unless you're Phil Shifley, you probably haven't been to your own funeral. But some Belgians have, as you can see below in a bizarre stunt PSA for a safe-driving awareness…

Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It

Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA

Getting old isn't the worst thing in the world. In our youth-obsessed culture, that's actually a provocative statement, and it's one that's made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama…

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