MELBOURNE - Schweppes Australia, together with GPY&R Melbourne and Vice Media, has launched the third episode of 'Knapsack bartender', a part of its larger brand campaign, 'The cocktail revolution'.
BRISBANE - SapientNitro has launched a new campaign for RACQ auto insurance, capturing the human truth that people always wish things could have been different when something goes wrong.
An Australian Christmas-season ad for Paypal this year (above) plays on the idea of the Secret Santa/Kris Kringle gift exchange, where you never know what you're going to get—an apt metaphor for this year's crop of holiday-themed TVCs from Asia and around the world.
SINGAPORE – Coca-Cola has teamed up with the Singapore Association for the Deaf for its 'Silent Carolers' Christmas campaign that aims to teach Singaporeans basic sign language and raise awareness of the deaf community.
MANILA - Regional environment organisation Clean Air Asia and BBDO Guerrero have launched a new campaign about worsening air quality in the region.
NEW ZEALAND - Shane Bradnick, currently ECD at BMF Sydney, will leave to join DDB New Zealand in February as creative director.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Tickets for Campaign Asia-Pacific's Agency of the Year Awards events next week in Singapore and Shanghai have sold out; people still wishing to attend may place their name on a waiting list.
AUCKLAND – Mini New Zealand is putting three shelter dogs in the driver’s seat to help its charity partner, the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), change the conversation around rescue dogs.
NEW ZEALAND - YWCA Auckland, together with DDB Auckland, has launched a somewhat confrontational campaign that highlights gender-based pay inequality by turning the tables.
SYDNEY - Vodafone and Ogilvy have launched the second phase of the vbook campaign, which helps cricket fans watch live cricket all summer and get away with it.
ASIA-PACIFIC - The jury panels for the Agency of the Year awards, consisting of senior marketers from a wide range of brands across the region, have completed their work in advance of the awards presentations to be held on 10 December in Singapore and 13 December in Shanghai.
AUSTRALIA - A campaign by We Are Social for Australian charity Variety features a holiday tree that lights up progressively as users share it, leading to a $10,000 donation to the charity.
SINGAPORE - Insurer MSIG has unveiled a new brand campaign to differentiate itself in a sector that traditionally focuses on short-term protection of objects and risks.
GLOBAL - The Coca-Cola Company will be recognised at The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June 2013 as Creative Marketer of the Year.
HONG KONG - Campaign Asia-Pacific has announced the shortlist for the Agency of the Year Awards in the Greater China region.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Campaign Asia-Pacific has announced the shortlists for the Agency of the Year Awards in the Australia/New Zealand, Japan/Korea, Southeast Asia and South Asia regions.
GLOBAL - Coca-Cola will be launching its 'holiday anthem' in nearly 100 markets in the run up to Christmas.
MUMBAI - TBWA India has seated six singing musicians in a car to illustrate the new Nissan Evalia's moves.
SHANGHAI - As part of a government-backed initiative by Australia's Tourism Victoria, Ogilvy & Mather Shanghai has rolled out 'Open up to more', the client's first ad campaign in Mainland China.
MELBOURNE – Metro Trains Melbourne has launched a campaign that uses humour to remind people to behave in a sensible manner when in the vicinity of trains.