15 Most Insightful Call for Entries Ads

1 – ADC-UA Awards (Ukraine)/Agency: Leo Burnett Ukraine

2 – The 2002 Marketing Awards/Agency: Taxi Canadamarketing-awards-hack-small-18780

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3 – Art Director’s Club CdF 2006/Photographer Vincent Dixon

4 – The Art Directors Club CfE 2002/Bozell New York

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5 – The Singapore Creative Circle Awards 1997/Leo Burnett Singapore

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6 – Creative Club of Belgium (Call for entry 2005)/Agency: Duval Guilarme, Brussels

7 – The KBP Radio Awards, C.f.E 2007/Agency: BBDO Guerrera Ortega, Philippines

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8 – The Art Director’s Club CdF 2009/Agency: Publicis New York

9 – Clio Awards 2004/Agency: ALMAP/BBDO

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10 – The Art Director’s Club Cdf 2011/Agency: DDB New York

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11 – Crèa Awards 2007/Agency: BOS, Canada

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12 – The One Club Call for Entries 2007/Agency: Jupiter Drawing Room, South Africa

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13 – AdAwards Call for Entries 2006/Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, Paris

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14 – ADC 92° Annual Awards/Agency: The Conquistadors Collective, New York

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15 – The Tinta Awards Call for Entries 2012/Agency: Young & Rubicam Philippines

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Best Not-So-Romantic Valentine’s Day Ads

McDonald’s France

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Tampax

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Indirapuram Habitat Club SPA

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Swatch

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SexyAvenue.com

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Wurst

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Naksatra Jewellery

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Straps Lingerie Store

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Thrifty

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Renault

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NW/Natural Water

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Axe

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Radio Corazon

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Natan

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Splash Lingerie

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Wonderbra

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Yemeksepeti.com (food delivery)

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Freddy Krueger (and Nightmare on Elm Street) in advertising

Yamaha

Burger King/Open Late

Picasso (Bed & Mattresses)

GSC/Developers against Piracy

Horror Night at Playcenter

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Screamfest (Independent Horor Film Festival)

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MTV/Nightmare on Elm Street Campaign

During some ads for America’s Best Dance Crew, Freddy Krueger comes out of nowhere and interrupts them as a way to advertise A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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DDB Paris for Le Barran – The chicken you can trust

In 2006 the French poultry brand Le Barran is being promoted with a campaign created by DDB Paris that aims to prove that consumers can always trust a chicken raised in the open air. The campaign features various scenarios where people show their trust for a giant chicken.

Nobody would trust a chicken. Except if it comes from Le Barran Chicken. Then, a salesman can peacefully answer a phone in the back of a luxurious jeweller’s shop, leaving Le Barran Chicken facing alone two sumptuous necklaces; you’ll climb up a mountain face and be confident in your Chicken Cottage alpinist partner; you’ll let your daughter go out on a Saturday night with a Chicken cottage biker on a poxerful motorcycle; you’ll let your child learn how to swimm with a Chicken Cottage as teacher; you’ll take plane and fell confident knowing that the plane is in the hands of a Chicken Cottage pilot. In the last one, sees a man in a clothes shop unable to decide which shirt to buy. He ends up copying the chicken’s choice. The ads ends with a line that translates as: “Le Barran: it’s the chicken you can trust.”

Advertising Agency: DDB, Paris
Creative Directors: Sylvain Thirache, Alexandre Hervè
Copywriters: Jerome Langlade, Marie-Eve Schoettle
Art Directors: Jean-Yves Lemoigne
Year: 2005/2006
Bronze Lion for the campaign


Great Stories Start in Cannes

“Everybody who has been to the Cannes Lions Festival has a story to tell. A story that in some shape or form has influenced or changed their lives,” says Philip Thomas, Festival CEO. “Who better to give an insight into the ethos of Cannes – the opportunities, the creativity, the relationships, the rewards – but some of those people who know best, and at first-hand, that great advertising and communication is about storytelling.”

Marcello Serpa (Chief Creative Officer ALMAP/BBDO)

Mark Tutssel (Chief Creative Officer Leo Burnett Worldwide)

Stephane Xberras (Executive Creative Director BETC Euro RSCG)

Bob Greenberg (Chairman, CEO Global CCO R/GA)

Fernando Vega Olmos (Chairman of the Worldwide Creative Council JWT Worldwide)

Armin Jochum (Chief Creative Officer Jung von Matt)

Tom Beckman (Executive Creative Director Prime)

Prasoon Joshi (Executive Chairman, Regional ECD APAC McCann Erickson)

Nick Brien (Chairman, CEO McCann Erickson)

Eugene Bay (Chairman VBAT)

Sir John Hegarty (Worldwide Creative Director BBH)

David Droga (Creative Chairman Droga5)

Jonathan Mildenhall (VP, Global Advertising Strategy and Content Excellence The Coca-Cola Company)

Sir Martin Sorrell (CEO WPP)

Dana Anderson (Senior Vice-President Marketing Strategy and Communications Kraft Foods)

Fernanda Romano (Creative Partner Naked Brasil)

Matias Palm-Jensen (Chief Innovation Officer McCann-Erickson Europe)

Sylvia Vitale Rotta (CEO Team Créatif Group)

Mainardo de Nardis (CEO OMD Worldwide)

Maria Luisa Francoli Plaza (Global CEO MPG)

Jeff Benjamin (Chief Creative Officer JWT North America)

Rei Inamoto (Chief Creative Officer AKQA)

 


JWT Buenos Aires for Mercado Magazine – The World is a Hard Place to Understand

Mercado Magazine is a magazine that analyses political and economic information and helps people understand the reasons and consequences of the events that take place on our planet, and how these affect the business world. Under the concept of: “The world is a hard place to understand”, the campaign emerges from a universal truth and as from its executions, bases itself on current market issues.

“The largest trade partner of the European Union is now another country.”

“The world’s sixt large economy is another country.”

“The top weapon importer is now another country.”

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This 3D outdoor medium is a monument that changes dramatically according to the angle it is viewed from. Demonstrating the more angles you have, the deeper the analysis of that reality will be. And the passerby lived that experience with a sculpture that made them wonder how hard it is to understand a world in permanent change.

Advertising Agency: JWT, Buenos Aires
Chief Creative Officer: Gonzalo Vecino, Pablo Alvarez Travieso
Executive Creative Director: Gonzalo Vecino, Pablo Alvarez Travieso
Creative Director: Ariel Abadi
Art Director: Fernando Zagales
Copywriter: Juan Mesz
Account Supervisor: Carlos Nesci
Account Manager: Eliana Garcia
Producer: Fabián Catanese
Production: Buenamano Realizaciones
Ilustrator: Estilo 3D
Year: 2012


Almap/BBDO for Volkswagen Original Parts (1999/2012) – The Original Case History

Grasshopper/Caterpillar/Worm (1999)

Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Copywriter: Cassio Zanatta
Art Director: Valdir Bianchi
Photographer: Alexandre Catan

Shirt Bottom (2000)

Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Copywriter: Rondon Fernandes
Art Director: Luciano Lincoln
Photographer: Claus Stellfeld

Ducklings/Grenade (2001)

Creative Director: Marcello Serpa/Eugenio Mohallem
Copywriter: Beto Ovelha
Art Director: Marcelo Siqueira
Photographer: Fernanda Tricoli

Clone (2005)

A surprising ending dramatizes why you should buy real Volkswagen parts.

Chief Creative Officer: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Marcello Serpa, Cassio Zanatta, Giba Lages
Art Director: Roberto Fernandez
Copywriter: Sophie Schoemburg
Production Company: Jodaf Mixer
Director: Joao Caetano Seyer
Bronze Lion

Letters (2006)

Creative Director: Marcello Serpa/Cassio Zanatta
Copywriter: Cassio Zanatta
Art Director: Giba Lages

Hook/Lifeguard/Parachute (2009)

Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luis Sanchez, Dulcidio Caldeira
Copywriter: Andrè Godoi
Art Director: Andrè Gola

Helmet/Baby Seat (2010)

Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luis Sanchez, Dulcidio Caldeira
Copywriter: Andrè Godoi
Art Director: Andrè Gola

Chinese/Meditation (2010)

Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luis Sanchez
Copywriter: Renato Simoes
Art Director: Bruno Prosperi

I love You/Son You’re Adorable/Boss/It’s Not You (2011)

Chief Creative Officer: Marcello Serpa
Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luiz Sanches
Art Director: Bruno Prosperi
Copywriter: Renato Simoes
Production Company: Vetor Zero
Director: Fabio Acorsi
Editor: Thiago Bueno
Sound Design: Raw Produtora De Audio
Silver Lion for the Campaign

I love You/Boss/Melissa/Adopted (2011)

Chief Creative Officer: Marcello Serpa
Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luiz Sanches
Art Director: Bruno Prosperi
Copywriter: Renato Simoes

Chemical Formula (2011)

Chief Creative Officer: Marcello Serpa
Executive Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luiz Sanches
Art Director: Pedro Rosa
Copywriter: Marcelo Nogueira

The Original Click (2012)

For each successful video on YouTube there is poorly made imitations. There are hundreds of bad imitations and video clip remakes. Some of these copies had millions of views. And we saw an opportunity behind all this: promoting Volkswagen original auto parts.

We looked for some copies of these videos with a considerable amount of views on YouTube and we placed banners promoting our product in them. When users clicked on the banner, they had a surprise: they were redirected from the copy to the original video and thus we managed to promote our product without taking anyone to visit a corporate site.

For each US$100 spent, we had almost 125,000 views and approximately 500 clicks.

General Creative Director: Marcello Serpa
Creative Director: Luiz Sanches
Co-Creative Director Online: Luciana Haguiara, Sandro Rosa
Art Director: Sandro Rosa, Raul Arantes, Victor Britto
Copywriter: Andre Almeida; Luciana Haguiara


TBWA/PHS, Helsinki for Young Director Award (2000/2011) – Born to create a great case history

2000

Natural Born Directors (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen
Art Directors: Zoubida Benkhellat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen
Shortlist

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2001

Highchair (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen
Art Directors: Zoubida Benkhellat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen

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2002

Hands (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen
Art Directors: Zoubida Benkhellat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen

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2003

Cut (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen/Zoubida Benkhellat
Art Directors: Zoubida Benkhellat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen

My Idea (Print)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen/Zoubida Benkhellat
Art Directors: Zoubida Benkhellat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen

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2004

Drool (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen
Year: 2004

Lion Hunter (Commercial)

There’s a nature program on tv with VO. A baby is relaxing in front of the tv. The VO continues and after hearing the word “lion”, the baby begins to stare at the TV with excited eyes. Natural Born Director CFP–E and SHOTS Young Director Award

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Mira Leppanen/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen
Director: Miko Iho

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2005

Alfred/Quentin/Woody (Print Campaign)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Mira Leppanen

Swimmer (Commercial)

A pastiche of Tarsem´s Swimmer. The younger you start the better you get.

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Markku Ronkko
Director: Thomas Ericson
Production Company: Berghs School of Communication, Sweden

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2006

Eisenstein/Chaplin/Coppola (Print Campaign)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Markku Ronkko
Shortlist

Jaws (Commercial)

Eisenstein (Commercial)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavolat
Copywriter: Markku Ronkko

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2007

Balls/Mountain (Poster)

Balls (Commercial)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Markku Ronkko

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2008

Bunny/Gorilla (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Markku Ronkko

Gorilla -Full of Talent (Commercial)

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2009

Accident/Affair (Print Campaign)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director:  Zoubida Benkhellat/Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Minna Lavola

Dirty Loundry (Commercial)

A ten-year-old boy sits down in front of a dressing table in a bedroom. He takes one of the lipsticks from the table, and puts it on. He then walks towards the wardrobe in his parent’s bedroom and takes out one of his father’s white shirts. He kisses the shirt collar staining it with red kissing marks. He then carries it to the washing room and drops it next to the laundry machine. As he wipes his mouth clean we cut to text: Born to create drama. Young Director Award by CFP-E/Shots

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Minna Lavola
Director: Lourens Blok
Production Company: Caviar, Amsterdam

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2010

Pool (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Mira Ollson

Drama Queen (Commercial/Promo/Digital)


A thirty-something woman is driving a car while her 5-year-old daughter is peacefully sitting in the back seat.
The woman is being pulled over by a policeman for speeding.
The policeman notices the girl in the back seat, and comments with a friendly voice:
“Mummy a bit in a hurry, was she?”
The girl looks at the policeman with serious eyes and answers in a monotone voice:
“She’s not my mommy.”
She then lifts up a drawing pad where she has scribbled the word: HELP, and adds articulating: “Help me.”
“Step out of the car Madam!” The policeman orders strictly.
The girl looks mischievously towards the camera and a text appears: Born to create drama. Young Director Award by CFP-E/Shots


Describe the objective of the promotion.
To establish Young Director Award by CFP-E/SHOTS as THE competition for aspiring commercial film directors and to get as many entries as possible to the 2010 competition. (To be eligible, entries must be one of the first four commercials a director has directed.)
Describe how the promotion developed from concept to implementation
The concept, born to create drama, puts emphasis on the unique talent of young directors.
We felt the best way to promote a young director award show was to lead by example and give an inexperienced director an opportunity to shoot a script with strong viral-potential, and seed it out to aspiring commercial directors.
The film was broadcast on youth oriented programs, seeded to production companies and film schools and posted on facebook-sites and on youtube. To add interest among our target group, we also posted a making-of of the commercial on the youngdirectoraward.com-blog.
Describe the success of the promotion with both client and consumer including some quantifiable results
The link was sent to 1500 email-addresses including production companies and film schools. This led to over 265 000 hits on youtube in a few weeks (and counting). The film was discovered by traditional broadcast as best commercial of the month and got six free air times on prime time television, it was also picked up by over 30 online sites publishing the newest and the freshest of the industry and beyond.
The Youngdirectoraward.com site immediately received 76% new visitors with an average of 48 minutes on site.
Within a month, YDA received around 400 entries from young commercial directors around the world.
Explain why the method of promotion was most relevant to the product or service
The entry deadline was getting closer and it was the quickest way to make a strong impact and get a response from our target group. Young commercial directors live and breath quality commercials. That is their passion.
It was crucial to be a fast success on youtube, which is the place where young directors seek references and inspiration on a daily basis. Writing a script with strong viral potential and shooting it with an inexperienced young director (24-year old Rogier Hesp) inspires other young and up-coming directors to fulfill their own dreams.
Supporting and inspiring talent is the sole purpose of Young Director Award by CFP-E/Shots.

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS Helsinki
Copywriter: Mira Olsson
Art Director: Minna Lavola
Production Company: L-A-D-A, Amsterdam
Director: Rogier Hesp

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2011

Time for dinner (Poster)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Mira Ollson
Year: 2011

Pool Guy/Grandpa/Closet (Print Campaign)

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Mira Ollson
Year: 2011

Double Life (Commercial)

A 5-year-old girl is sitting in a swing, while her dad is pushing her. Her dad’s mobile rings and he steps away to take the call. The girl spots a couple that are having their wedding picture taken close by: they look besotted by each other and gladly take different poses while the wedding photographer directs them. Suddenly the little girl runs joyfully to the newlywed man and shouts:
“Daddy, daddy!“  Hugging the confused mans leg, she looks up to him and innocently continues: “Where’s mommy?”
The bride is in shock. We zoom closer to the little girl, as she looks into the camera with a mischievous smile.
Cut to text: Born to create drama.

Advertising Agency: TBWA/PHS, Helsinki
Creative Director: Minna Lavola
Art Directors: Minna Lavola
Copywriter: Mira Ollson

Directort: Ben Brand
Producton Company: Caviar, Amsterdam


Hollywood sign in advertising

Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies is a movie channel that only shows movies from the golden age of movie making: The Classics. 
TCM dedicated the month of November to the “History of Hollywood: Moguls and Movie Stars”. So they paid tribute to all its legends by creating one image of them working together where they build the iconic Hollywood sign.

Google Earth

Subaru

All Star Shoes

Dormimundo Mattresses

Fiat Dealers

Kmart

BCP Credit Card

Planet Hollywood

MINI Young Directors Project

Headline: In the cinema nobody is born big.

Playstation

Absolut


Costumes Shop in advertising (the perfect post for Carnival)

Duende Azul Costumes

Headline: You, but funnier than you.

Headline: Really Real Costumes.

Special Posters were placed at Santiago’s Metropolitan Zoo pointing that the animals were actually disguised.

The Costume’s House

Abracadabra Costume Superstore

Kostum Jager (Zurich)

First Scene Costumes

Christian Dell (Make-Up Artist and Costume Design)

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The Costume Shop

Abracadabra Costume’s House

GEM Costumes

Franz Karl Weber Toys & Costumes

“We designed a simple tool to combine with ordinary objects found in each town and make them look like a person dressed up in a costume: A weather-proof speech bubble which says “Don’t recognize me, do you?” which can be easily attached to any object. We applied speech bubbles within 750m of the FCW store and at some more busy public transport hubs. “

http://www.rent-a-costume.com (Online Shop)

Mardigras Costume Company

Maskworld

Brief: The objective was to demonstrate Maskworld’s costume and transformation competence, at first contact with potential customers such as make-up artist and property masters from film, theatre and advertising.
Objectives: The design objective was to create not only a visual, but also usable certification of Maskworld’s core competence.
Goals: Thanks to the costume-covers for the business cards of Maskworld’s management this metamorphosis competence can be proved at first meetings. They show, how easy and quick one can switch into the role of others, no matter whether it’s a demon lord, a gladiator, the Pope or the U.S. President.

Carlos Costume Shop

The objective of the promotion
Because of all the new costume shops that had recently opened in the centre of Madrid, Carlos’ Costume Shop needed to increase awareness and traffic to their store.

The Idea
Our idea was simple: we needed to convince people that we were the true masters of disguise. How? We handed out flyers in the street disguised as the typical people who hand out flyers in the street: a pizza guy, a Hare Krishna monk, a nun and the classic “We buy gold” ad man. All of them had a specific “disguised” flyer too.


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