Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-BBDO Bangkok utilized Tunnel Vision Theory in its “Speed Blinds You” spot promoting safer driving for the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (video above).

-YouTube tasked agencies and filmmakers at SXSW with creating 6-second takes on classics.

-Ad-buying platforms are increasingly placing nationalist extremist site Breitbart on brand-unsafe lists, reducing transactions with the outlet.


-Tea brand Yogi selected Cutwater as its agency of record.

-Heineken brand director of global sponsorships Hans Erik Tuijt says Snapchat’s audience is too young for the brand, it will build its mobile strategy around Instagram.

-McCann Worldgroup Australia named Pat Barron as national CCO.

-Big tech and media companies attracted more attention than startups at SXSW this year.

-Nielsen ranked the top 100 agencies in the U.K.