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Central Office of Information: Breathe

“Shot in a water tank four meters deep in Pinewood Studios,” this PSA for COI “compares the experience of death by smoke inhalation to that of drowning in a bid to convince Brits to regularly test their smoke alarms.” (Source: ‘boards)

The ad was produced by Tim Page at creative agency Rainey Kelly and Matt Fone at Blink; MPC provided the post production.

Directed by Dougal Wilson. Editor: Joe Guest at Final Cut. Directors of photography: Mark Silk (underwater) and Alex Barber.

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Le Grand Mix: Jazz

In the history of hazz, a few names stand out. Like Miles, Thelonious and Katrina.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series of spots.
Directed by Victor Haegelin and produced at Partizan. The song is Canal [...]

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Le Grand Mix: Funk

Exorcism gets demons out of a body. Funk does just the opposite. Sexual innuendos are totally intended.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series of spots.
Directed by Geoffroy de Crecy and produced at Partizan. The [...]

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Le Grand Mix: Neo Folk

Folk, ou: comment disséquer l’être humain avec un simple micro.
Not Safe For Work (Non adatto al posto di lavoro.)

Folk, or: how to dissect human beings with a simple microphone.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series [...]

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Le Grand Mix: Cuba

Cuba libre

You’ll be told the tale of the “repression of the town folk who are freed by music.”
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series of spots.
Directed by James Wignall AKA Mutant Hands, and produced [...]

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BBC Olympics: Monkey

Nell’Oriente misteriosoC’è un brigante generosoMonkeyCon le fide sue scimmietteDei potenti si fa beffeMonkey…

A retelling of the great Chinese classical novel, Hsiyu-chi (Journey to the West) who also inspired Osamu Tezuka’s Goku no daiboken and the characted of Son Goku from Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball.
The spot has been directed by Jamie Hewlett and produced at Passion [...]

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Extraordinary Bird Life: Penguins

Unmissable.

“Monty Python star Terry Jones spent two months on the frozen plains of Argentina, following the migration trails of a small group of Adelie Penguins, as they migrated north to the rain forests of Uruguay and Brazil.”
Penguins was released on April Fool’s Day to promote BBC iPlayer. It was directed by Vince Squibb (real life [...]

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Le Grand Mix: Electro

Some things in music have yet to be explored.

While bluesmen, rappers and rockers are standing on their islands, the electro crew is heading on a boat for the promised land of music.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you [...]

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