Tag Archive: Kong

Yacco Vijn exchanges Kong for TBWA\Neboko

Yacco Vijn leaves digital agency Kong (N=5’s digital sibling) to become Managing Creative Director at TBWA\Neboko alongside Bas Engels. It was a hard decision for Vijn, but the fact that TBWA has been so consistent in its creative success over the past decade and the fact that he leaves Kong in good shape, made him… More.

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Catch the robber

Not really groundbreaking, this banner created by Kong, but way more interesting than your average banner and therefore more effective we’d guess. The banner educates us about using our mobiles as a weapon to identify offenders; “Catch the thief Use your mobile”. We wouldn’t recommend the shopkeeper to use his mobile, cause he’s being robbed… More.

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Yacco Vijn part of the Webby jury

After having been part of the Cyber jury in Cannes this year, Yacco Vijn has now been invited to join the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) and to be part of the jury of the 16th annual Webby Awards to be held in New York next June. Vijn co-founded Kong – the… More.

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Boondoggle’s 5-word Webby acceptance speech

Four Amsterdam agencies scored a Webby award this year. The most serious one went to Boondoggle with Take Mokum (Online Campaigns) for Nike+. Boondoggle has a running gag going that mentions penguins in every interview; hence the 5-word acceptance speech by CD Gaston Serpenti – please note that this is Belgium humour. The others went… More.

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Haiku for Hope

Cordaid and ad agency Kong created a website for Japan dubbed ‘Haiku for Hope’. Not directly to raise money, but to sympathize with the people of Japan. You can create a Haiku in Dutch and Google Translate changes it into Japanese. Since most people are not very good at writing Haiku’s and Google Translate not… More.

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You want to watch or take action?

We often wonder how long it will take before Google will bring us ‘Live Maps’. Hard to imagine, but at some point it’ll be there. Kong must have had the same thought when creating this ad for Cordaid. The online agency created a Streetview of Sudan, showing you a village where refugees live. At first… More.

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In case of emergency; 72 seconds is enough

Kong made an interactive film, called ‘72 hours’, for the Ministry of the Interior to educate the Dutch about what to do in case of a nationwide emergency – think The Road by Cormac McCarthy. The online experience – that was a little too heavy for our internet connection – shows that you can drink… More.

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2 x design gold for BBDO and A’dam WW

Last night Amsterdam won 2 golden design Lions. Amsterdam Worldwide for its Onitsuka Tiger Tansu sneaker (picture) and FHV BBDO for its black Mars packaging (almost) without the iconic Mars logo. Consumers received a sheet of letter stickers to create their own text on the Mars bar. The jury was charmed by the fact that… More.

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5 silver Lions in Cannes for Promo and PR

Amsterdam won 5 silver Lions in Cannes yesterday. Big winner was Kong with 3 silver Lions for Stanislav – 2 for Promo & Activation and 1 for PR. Not really a surprise, since the online viral, that used people’s photo’s from social network site Hyves in an online film, already won several national and international… More.

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Bavaria, Ground Floor, MassiveMusic and NYF

World Cup: Bavaria’s Dutch Dress babes arrested in South Africa It almost sounds like a hoax, but through the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant, we learned that a group of girls showing off their Bavaria Dutch Dress (created by Selmore) were arrested from their hotel in Johannesburg last night. Since Budweiser is the exclusive WC sponsor, no… More.

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