Saturday, February 23, 2019

Ad of the Week: Quality journalism is just a touch away –


The Irish Times Launch New Campaign Promoting Digital Offering The Lowdown: ‘The Irish Times’ has launched a new advertising campaign to highlight the accessibility of its quality content across all digital platforms on The brand-response campaign comes in light of the increasing trend for readers to consume news content via mobile and online. Developed by Owens DDB and PHD Media, the campaign portrays a number of journalists from...

Ad of the Week: Smyths Toys ‘Outdoor Heroes’ by therefour


The Lowdown: When children play, there are no limits. When we allow them to imagine, anything is possible. When tasked with creating a commercial for a company selling outdoor play equipment, therefour, the Dublin-based creative consultancy, looked at the challenge from a child’s point of view. So for instance, seen through a child’s eyes, a trampoline is a way to reach...

Paralympics Ireland – More Than Sport


The Lowdown: In the build up to Rio 2016, Paralympics Ireland tasked us with raising their awareness as an organisation with a secondary task of raising much needed funds for their touring squad. When it’s said that the Paralympics is More Than Sport, it’s the truth. It’s more than training, more than a disability, and more than winning. Everything a Paralympian...

Ad of the Week: The National Lottery: Money Multiplier – DDFH&B


Lowdown: To launch the new Money Multiplier scratchcard from the National Lottery Ireland, creative agency DDFH&B turned to the one animal that’s known for multiplying more than any other. The resulting rabbit-themed, through-the-line campaign includes 30, 20 and 10 second TV and VOD spots, outdoor, press, social and some hilarious behind the scenes videos. The TV spots, featuring many real...

Ad of the Week: Moy Park “Saturday Night Takeaway – AV Browne


The Lowdown Imagine what it would be like if Ant & Dec brought the energy and excitement of Saturday Night Takeaway to your Moy Park teatime. That's the premise behind this recent series of sponsorship stings. But instead of a studio we have a kitchen. And we don't have celebrity guests - we have Moy Park Chicken. And Ant & Dec...

Ad of the Week: Meteor Secret HQ #LoveData – Rothco


The Lowdown: Rothco and Meteor invite us into the wonderful world of Meteor Secret HQ in a new 360 campaign to demonstrate the network’s commitment to it’s customers and understanding of the breadth and depth of their mobile phone usage and needs. This week, Creative agency Rothco launch the latest 40” TVC for Irish telecommunications network, Meteor. After the successful ‘Christmas...

Ad of the Week: Lidl – Proudly supporting Ladies Gaelic Football


Credits: Creative agency: Chemistry Client: Lidl Creative Director / Copywriter: Emmet Wright Art Director: Orlagh Daly Client Service Director: Deirdre Gunning Account Manager: Andrea Dalton Doran Strategic Director: Sinead Cosgrove Agency Producer: Fiona McGarry Production Company: Antidote Producer: Andrew Freedman Director: Henry Mason Post House: Windmill Lane Music: Rocstrong - Go 'Head The Lowdown: Lidl Ireland has been unveiled as the new sponsor Ladies Gaelic Football in Ireland and as part of the activation,...

Ad of the Week: Success Happens Here – McCannBlue


Credits: Agency: McCann Blue Client: DBS Creative Director: Tim Britnell Copywriter: Laurence Keogh Account Manager: Fiona Cooley Account Executive: Karen Fallon Motion Designer: Jason Fitzgerald Photographer: Eoin Holland VO: Sam McGovern The Lowdown: This January saw the launch of the second phase of the ‘Success Happens Here’ campaign for DBS, created by McCannBlue. Having initially launched the campaign back in August 2015 in outdoor, print, digital, social and radio, this...

Ad of the Week: The 4 Cs: Tv ad – Cross Contamination – McCannBlue


Credits: Agency: McCannBlue Client: safefood Lowdown: This week saw the launch of safefood's latest campaign with McCannBlue, this time for Food Safety. The suite of ads highlight the everyday risks posed by the 4 C's - Cook, Clean, Chill, Cross-Contamination - and how simple mistakes or lapses of concentration can be costly to health. This first phase of the campaign targets the over 65's,...

Lidl Ireland Christmas 2015 – Postman Derek – Chemistry


The lowdown: Christmas is brilliant isn't it? Except for when it's not. It's a little talked about fact, but sometimes Christmas can get a little bit, well, un-fun. Luckily even the most die hard Scrooge can't resist Lidl's delicious range of festive food, and the Christmas spirit is restored once again; allowing one and all to 'share a Lidl bit...