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    Profile: Tommy Means

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    Mekanism founder Tommy Means is best known for his work directing viral Web videos. But he is about to make his mark in the movies with this month’s theatrical release [...]

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    Live Commercials Return to TV

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    As Garmin was working on its TV plan for the second quarter last year, the company issued a challenge for itself and its network partners to come up with new [...]

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    True Confessions: Real-People Ads Let It All Hang Out

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    NEW YORK A TV commercial for Commit Stop Smoking Lozenges, “Babies Aren’t Easy,” finds 36-year-old Lisa navigating Los Angeles traffic while dealing with her screaming baby in her car’s backseat. [...]

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    Frozen In Time

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    The tiny, immobile Travelocity gnome. The big-headed, always smiling Burger King. The 6-foot-tall, perfectly still Quaker Oats man. We’ve seen inanimate ad icons before, but more and more of them [...]

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    Kings Of Content

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    Meet the Kings of Content—our picks for companies creating and/or distributing the hottest, most innovative material around. Web newcomer YouTube and ever-expanding MTV Networks have a finger on the pulse [...]

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    Doing Double Duty

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    It’s one thing to walk onto the set of a commercial shoot as a creative. It’s another thing entirely to walk onto the set as “the director”: the pressure is [...]

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    Romper Room

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    It is only a couple of hours into a Virgin Mobile commercial shoot, and the 2-year-old twins who are sharing the role of the baby have already torn apart a [...]

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    Selling Out Is Now In

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    A s those of you who have unsuccessfully courted A-list celebrities for your U.S. campaigns know, despite being offered beaucoup bucks, incredibly short working hours and ridiculously lavish perks, many [...]

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    By The Fans, For The Fans

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    It’s an overcast September day, and Edmond Plass is doing something that he never imagined: He’s volleying with tennis legend John McEnroe at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Tennis Center, where Plass [...]

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    Outshining The Past

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    You roared out of Cannes with a gold Lion. Your campaign dominated The One Show and the Clio Awards (owned by Adweek parent company VNU) and captured a D&AD pencil. [...]