Posted by Michael Waltzer on November 21, 2012 03:36 PM
TV's and tablets aren't the only thing people are getting excited about when it comes to holiday shopping. Sports fans get ready — for special one-color Christmas Day NBA uniforms. The Christmas tree light-like apparel is being revealed in a TV commercial breaking tonight, and can be purchased now at NBAStore.com and other retailers. Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Russell Westbrook and Joe Johnson promote the "Big Color" uniforms in the commercial, created by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Reminiscent of Kit Kat's basketball spot, it's all about the sounds of the basketballs, with the stars dribbling basketballs, eventually taking the sounds of holiday music. Take a closer look at the Christmas Day uniforms below.Continue reading...
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Posted by Michael Waltzer on November 7, 2011 05:45 PM
Proof that video game trailers are as big a deal as a new movie opening? The trailer above, promoting EA's Need for Speed game (in stores Nov. 15), is seen "through the eyes of Michael Bay." EA tapped the Hollywood action director's special way with SFX to amp up the buzz for the new game, and — from the sound effects, to the cinematography to the close-ups to the visual effects — Bay delivers everything an action fan, movie or gaming, would want in a movie trailer.
But even bigger is the video game launching at midnight tonight, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which brings out some other entertainment big guns: Avatar star Sam Worthington, comedy actor Jonah Hill, and even the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard. The trailer, which you can watch below, features Jonah and Sam in a live action version of the game.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on July 1, 2011 12:00 PM
BMW Canada spot featuring the world's highest helipad goes viral; here's part one of the campaign.
"It’s a live market with growing economy and people fond of meat." — Wendy's exec explains Russia launch.
Below: Smurfs, Lady Gaga, sea monkeys and more.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 20, 2011 08:00 PM
The 60-second spot, above, in the new "All In" global campaign by Adidas has racked up almost 1.2 million views since going live on Thursday — helped by a clever teaser campaign, and the appearance of Katy Perry, Derrick Rose, David Beckham and other star athletes and performers.
Also helping boost views for the spot: the soundtrack is "Civilization" from the new album from Justice, which isn't on sale until April 4th.
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 14, 2011 11:00 AM
Adidas has been posting a series of blink-and-you'll-miss-them sneak peeks at the star athletes and performers in its upcoming "All Adidas" global campaign.
"All Adidas," its biggest campaign to date, features athletes (Lionel Messi, Derrick Rose, David Beckham, Dwight Howard) and musicians including Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg and B.o.B. Check them out below.Continue reading...