Nice work for CADD, Aardman, BBC and more

Lots of lovely ads and music videos to share with you this week. We begin on a sombre note though, with a series of posters for CADD from JWT London that warn of the perils of drinking and driving this Christmas…

Lots of lovely ads and music videos to share with you this week. We begin on a sombre note though, with a series of posters for CADD from JWT London that warn of the perils of drinking and driving this Christmas…

Agency: JWT London. ECD: Russell Ramsey. Creatives: Rob Spicer, Adam Griffin. Photographer: Chris Frazer-Smith. Production company: Locate Productions.

Fans of Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep will be excited to hear that a second game featuring the character has been released to play online and on smart phones. Home Sheep Home 2 follows the initial game that came out in February 2010, and sees Shaun, Shirley and Timmy lost in various situations where only you can help. Play the game at homesheephome2.com.

A couple of BBC idents for you now. First up one of a series of Christmas idents made for BBC 2 by Red Bee Media. Creatives: James de Zoete, Oliver Parsons; Group creative director: Frazer Jelleyman; Director: No Brain; Production company: Red Bee Media/15 Badgers.

Next a trailer for two BBC Radio 4 science shows, The Life Scientific and The Infinite Monkey Cage. Agency: Devilfish. Creative director: Lee Edwards. Director: Sonja Phillips. Animator: Alice Dunseath.

For those that would like to receive the gift of beer this Christmas, Heineken has created a Facebook app that might just help you out. The film above explains the idea behind the BeerFriender, and you can find the app on Facebook here. Agency: Wieden + Kennedy New York. Creative directors: Scott Vitrone, Ian Reichenthal. Creatives: Rob Kleckner, Dan Oliva. Director of interactive: Marc Maleh. Production company: Odd.

Over to music videos now. This promo for track All Eyes by Post War Years is the latest from director Tobias Stretch, and features his signature giant spooky puppets. Production company: Skin Flicks.

Director Richie Burridge’s atmospheric promo for Plaid single 35 Summers depicts an unlikely but dramatic love affair between a Geisha and an octopus. DP: Sky Sharrock.

We finish with this lo-fi but lovely video for Allergies by The Lovely Eggs, which features a guest appearance by Gruff Rhys. Director: Casey Raymond.

 

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