This one makes me cry

I’ve been down the road in this commercial 4 times. 4 different daughters that I have held, diapered, fed, walked, watched movies with, taught to ride a bike, sent off to college, and endeavored to protect from bad boys and dangerous decisions. And I’ve never given one of them a car, which makes me cry too.

Have to admit DDB did a fantastic job on this one.


Popcorn makes movies better

Though I’m a video producer, I’ve always felt that video on the web lacks the interactivity that drew me to Flash when it came out in 2000 or so. In fact, back then video was so utterly impractical that Flash was a necessity for light weight, interactivity, and preloading of content. Now a new Mozilla…

Zacuto Camera shootout – part 1 and 2

Here’s part 1 … Part 2 is here. It’s great to see the world’s best cinematographers talking about their craft… though the opening salvo is a little melodramatic for my tastes, the 2nd installment is definitely worth the wait. I’m not going to give you the list of cameras. Watch Part 1, about 2/3 of…

Procter & Gamble Olympics spots

Ad Age tells the gratifying story of how Procter & Gamble has made a conscious decision to find ways for their creative suppliers to come back with truly outstanding content. The current Wieden & Kennedy Olympics campaign is one manifestation of that support. “It takes great clients to do great advertising”, and in my view…

OK, let’s get real… are you Amy Lyden, Alana Jones, or Hettie Armistead?

Here’s an interesting scam. I get this letter: Ztoryteller LLC Apex Hill Inc. Apex Hill, Nunavut, Canada Friday 13th of July 2012 To whom it may concern, My name is Ms. Hettie Armistead and I am the secretary of Ms. Leonore Wojak, the owner of a group of companies including Apex Hill Inc.. Our company…

Not just the Next Big Thing. This will be HUGE.

Thanks to @TimReha of New Media Synergy, who like me operates out of the SURF Incubator in Seattle, I had the honor of meeting Mirta Gilson last week. Mirta is the Business Development Manager for Make.TV. Mirta has established an outpost in Los Angeles where she is developing partnerships and doing deals to help producers…

Audi – Vampires

A lot of effort to sell headlights.

Chrysler – Half Time, America

All the right moves.

Chevy – End of the World

Hubris of Biblical proportions.

Chevy – Grad

Visual storytelling at its best.