Advertising Trends Explained: Short of a creative idea? YouTube is your friend.

From YouTube to Brand X. It feels like it’s happening more and more. I’ve noticed quite a few ads whose concept is lifted almost wholesale from popular YouTube videos. Bursts of creativity in digital channels… re-appearing with higher production values, to sell products. Here’s a video that was upload to YouTube in May 2006, andContinue reading “Advertising Trends Explained: Short of a creative idea? YouTube is your friend.”

David Lynch shares his thoughts about watching films on mobile phones.

This is an example of when things “just work”. To be able to mock the concept of watching “movies” on-the-go, whilst using Apple-esque simplicity is inspired. The original clip comes from the special edition DVD of Inland Empire. The use of language is evocative and Lynchs’ delivery is captivating. The anti-Jobs? Love it. via NicolaContinue reading “David Lynch shares his thoughts about watching films on mobile phones.”

Great illustration work for Medieval Season on BBC Four

New trailer for Medieval Season on BBC Four, featuring crazy animations from the mind of a medieval man on a trip. Accompanied by Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze, given a medieval overhaul no less. Agency: Transistor, New York Representation: Strange Beast (a branch of Passion Pictures)