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Pussy Riot Trump Video Reunites Union’s Eric Argiro With Director Jonas Akerlund
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Union’s Eric Argiro began work on Pussy Riot’s “Make America Great Again” in June, before the Access Hollywood tape, before Russia crashed the election, and before the Facebook launch of Trump TV. Directed by Jonas Akerlund, the video depicts the early days of a Trump presidency as an autocracy where dissident women are objectified, branded and abused, not necessarily in that order.
Top Spot of the Week: Andrew Doga Edits Hershey’s “Hello From Home Mallory”
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Directed by Tyler Manson of Caviar, this two-minute piece titled Hello From Home Mallory tells the story of a Team USA Paralympian who receives a Hershey’s care package containing a note from a hometown supporter.
Marco Perez edits CNN’s “Why We Go” Directed by Klaus Obermeyer.
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Klaus Obermeyer of Aero Film directed this :90 spot which illustrates the drive that CNN field correspondents have to go out and find the story–to show it from the POV of the people living it. In this case the CNN reporter is Nima Elbagir and the branding piece for CNN was shot in Washington D.C., London, and in Idomeni, Greece at the Syrian refugee camps that border Macedonia.
Jim Haygood Edits the Kia Hamsters Breaking into Song.
In agency David&Goliath’s latest pop culture-infused campaign, a lone guitar player (Nathaniel Rateliff of Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats) kicks off the melody to “Dueling Banjos.” A cherry red Kia Soul pulls up alongside him, and his tune is joined by a banjo, played by a country-clad hamster with an easy grin.
Marco Perez and Andrew Doga Celebrate Unique Beauties for Burt’s Bees
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The campaign, “Love Your Nature,” touts a new line of all-natural moisturizing lipsticks, focusing on two extraordinary young women who overcame serious challenges and learned to accept themselves and make the most of the lives.
Sloane Klevin’s Microsoft “Women Made” is #1: 10 best TV commercials of 2016 so far.
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Microsoft introduces a campaign themed “Make What’s Next,” part of an effort to encourage girls to enter tech fields that’s timed to coincide with International Women’s Day. Business Insider ranks it best commercial of 2016.
Marco Perez and Apple Celebrate a Teen With Autism Who Learned to Speak With an iPad
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For years, Dillan Barmache couldn’t speak. Then he got an iPad. The 16-year-old, who has autism and is non-verbal, stars in a powerful new advertising campaign from Apple, launched in observance of World Autism Acceptance Day on Saturday.
Rachael Waxler helps 72andSunny change things up for Carl’s Jr.
Following a seemingly endless stream of ads following the supermodel in skimpy outfit formula, including its recent “The Most American Thing Ever,” 72andSunny change things up with two new ads for Carl’s Jr promoting the chain’s Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich (made with the Hostess treat) and Grilled Pork Chop Biscuit.
Einar and Pitch launch a new campaign for SunPower, introducing the tagline “Demand Better Solar.” The spot celebrates SunPower’s collaborations with NASA and Solar Impulse, a solar airplane, championing the brand as “Making solar that goes higher, farther, faster” and “putting thirty years of record-breaking solar where it matters most — your home.”