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Donate your voice

This crafty film called “Free Our Voices” for Child Helpline International (that uses an old but catchy trick) is to convey that the calls for help of over 150 million children stay unanswered because many child helplines don’t have the resources to properly answer all their calls. The commercial refers to an interactive online petition where you can… More.

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Chasing Horizons

How to advertise the Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F100? Since this watch automatically adjusts to your current timezone (in three seconds – is that quick?), you could make a film about a trip around the world. This is what Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam/Tokyo did. But then in quite a nice, aesthetic way. They asked photographer Simon Roberts and ex-NATO pilot… More.

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We are who we become

“Where you come from is not who you are. And where you start, is not where you finish.” With that line (written by Wieden’s account manager (!) Charlotte Jongejan), the idea of this ad instantly unfolds. The five South African kids that have conquered their problems with sports, together with the beautiful cinematography – graded… More.

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Wieden+Kennedy welcomes new talent

From upper left, clockwise: Sean Condon, Emma Wiseman, Josh Chang, Rose Zandvliet, Kelsie van Deman, Daniel Schaefer, Szymon Rose, Edouard Olhagaray and Sebastian Partika Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is extending its interactive, creative and planning departments with no less than nine new hires! Kelsie van Deman joins as head of Interactive Production, after working for five years at Pereira… More.

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Better starts now

The Japanese watch brand Citizen was founded in 1930 and with this visual brand statement it wants to shows that it never stopped moving forward. Citizen believes that “no matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better.” That sounds like a truism. More distinctively though Citizen also… More.

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Media, Outdoor and Mobile Lions

FCB Brasil wins the Grand Prix in Mobile with their very useful Nivea brand utility. Yesterday in Cannes the Media, Outdoor and Mobile Lions were awarded. In Media Lemz won its 6th Gold with Sweetie for Terre des Hommes. Unfortunately JWT only received Bronze with ‘Have a seat’ for Android & KitKat. In Media the Grand Prix… More.

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Exploring The City

Just when we thought that the Open Your World theme – introduced in 2011 with The Entrance – was starting to wear out, W+K creates this fantastic film. What a joy to watch. After a series of commercials taking place somewhat off the grid (especially ‘The Legend‘ and ‘Dropped‘), “The City” shows that even in… More.

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Joe Togneri Head of Content at W+K

Wieden+Kennedy appointed Joe Togneri as the agency’s new Head of Content. Togneri, who has over 20 years production experience, has been affiliated with the agency since 2012, working as a freelance producer on a range of projects for Heineken, Coca-Cola, Powerade, Nike and EA. A San Francisco native, Togneri worked with Grey and Arnold before he made the… More.

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Sports reinvented

Pushing yourself to the limit in sports advertising is not new – Nike invented it. And recently we even featured a film with handicapped people in it. But you can always take things to the next level. Here’s a mini-documentary that makes you want to drink Powerade until you have the same perseverence as Nico… More.

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W+K hires Monclús and Lowe

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam has hired Art Director Victor Monclús (left) and Copywriter Will Lowe as creative team. They started at DBB London, creating award-winning work for Volkswagen, Marmite, the Financial Times, and Harvey Nichols, including the Cannes and D&AD awarded “Daylight Robbery” campaign. In 2012 Monclús and Lowe moved to the mainland to work for 180 Amsterdam,… More.

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