MAXIMUM MOUSE MAGIC: DISNEY’S 5-STAR CENTENARY

26. 12. 2023 When it comes to distinctive assets, there has never been a company like Disney. When the entertainment behemoth brings the full might of its library of characters, movies and franchise brands to bear, the effect is overwhelming. Case in point: this epic centenary commercial. Any one of the dozens of famous faces in this video… Continue reading MAXIMUM MOUSE MAGIC: DISNEY’S 5-STAR CENTENARY Více informací



CHRISTMAS 2023: WATCH ALL OF THE LATEST ADS

22. 12. 2023 Welcome to The Drum’s Christmas campaign round-up for 2023. Here, you’ll be able to watch and review all the best ads from around the world. The festive season is here once again, and, similar to last year, brands are getting their seasonal spots out early. They are all competing for attention in unique ways, be… Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2023: WATCH ALL OF THE LATEST ADS Více informací



CHRISTMAS TV PROGRAM ON AIR, SEASONAL SHOWS ARE CATCHING UP

18. 12. 2023 During the last week before Christmas, all TV stations are starting to switch over to Christmas programming. Some of the seasonal shows are still being finalised. In the week of December 18, shows for this year’s Christmas holiday season are starting to appear on the TV screens of the country’s top stations. Traditionally, they will… Continue reading CHRISTMAS TV PROGRAM ON AIR, SEASONAL SHOWS ARE CATCHING UP Více informací



SCREENVOICE TOP 12 CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGNS 2023

15. 12. 2023 The year has come and gone, and famous and lesser-known brands have come out with their long-awaited Christmas campaigns, which unmistakably draw us into the pre-Christmas spirit and put us in the mood for a genuine festive atmosphere. Christmas advertising campaigns are not mere commercial sales efforts, although inspiration at a time when the hunt… Continue reading SCREENVOICE TOP 12 CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGNS 2023 Více informací



ADS CAN STRESS PEOPLE OUT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HOLIDAYS. HERE’S HOW BRANDS CAN CHANGE THAT.

13. 12. 2023 If you feel your nerves tighten a bit when you hear the sound of holiday bells jingling in a TV ad, you’re not alone. According to Healthline, 62% of Americans describe their stress levels as “very elevated” or “somewhat elevated” during the holiday season – and only 10% say it’s a stress-free time of year… Continue reading ADS CAN STRESS PEOPLE OUT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HOLIDAYS. HERE’S HOW BRANDS CAN CHANGE THAT. Více informací



BRANDS TO SPEND RECORD £9.5BN ON CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING

9. 12. 2023 Media inflation set to lift ad spend by 4.8% this Christmas, according to Advertising Association and Warc data. Advertisers are expected to spend a record £9.5bn this Christmas season, according to data from the Advertising Association and Warc, a 4.8% increase on the same period last year largely attributed in part to inflation. Brands have… Continue reading BRANDS TO SPEND RECORD £9.5BN ON CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING Více informací



DON’T SHELVE THAT CHRISTMAS IDEA TOO SOON, STUDIES SUGGEST

6. 12. 2023 A growing body of evidence indicates that ideas and advertisements enjoy a much longer shelf life than many have assumed, with vintage favourites like Coca-Cola’s Holidays Are Coming and Aldi’s Kevin the Carrot outperforming the market – so it may be time to rethink how to approach Christmas. Why wear-out matters There is no evidence to suggest that ads become less… Continue reading DON’T SHELVE THAT CHRISTMAS IDEA TOO SOON, STUDIES SUGGEST Více informací



JOHN LEWIS’ 2023 CHRISTMAS AD: NEW AGENCY, NEW TRADITIONS

1. 12. 2023 The first Christmas campaign for John Lewis created by Saatchi & Saatchi delivers a new message about adapting to change. John Lewis has ditched the ‘thoughtful giving’ strategy that has underpinned its Christmas campaigns for 14 years in favour of a message about embracing new traditions. The retailer’s 2023 Christmas ad is the first created… Continue reading JOHN LEWIS’ 2023 CHRISTMAS AD: NEW AGENCY, NEW TRADITIONS Více informací



STUDY UK: RECORD AD SPEND PREDICTED FOR CHRISTMAS SEASON

9. 11. 2023 Advertisers are set to spend a record £9.5bn during the Q4 Christmas season, according to new data released by the Advertising Association (AA) and WARC. This is a 4.8% increase from last year’s record spend of £9bn and demonstrates the continued importance of advertising to the economy during the festive period. Key findings: Broadcast Video… Continue reading STUDY UK: RECORD AD SPEND PREDICTED FOR CHRISTMAS SEASON Více informací



THE BEST TIME TO START THE CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN IS ON BLACK FRIDAY

7. 11. 2023 Christmas campaigns start a few days earlier every year. However, according to a poll conducted by Broadcasting+Cable SmartBrief, the best time to start a Christmas advertising campaign is Black Friday. More than half of the respondents voted for Black Friday as the best day to start the Christmas campaign. In second place was the first… Continue reading THE BEST TIME TO START THE CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN IS ON BLACK FRIDAY Více informací



WHY COKE LEANED ON ITS HERITAGE THIS YEAR TO CREATE SANTA-LADEN AD

2. 11. 2023 We catch up with Coca-Cola’s global head of creative strategy to hear how the soda brand thinks there’s a little Father Christmas in all of us. Coca-Cola has had a longstanding affiliation with Santa Claus, ever since he appeared in its holiday ads in the 1920s. This year, its festive offering draws on that association,… Continue reading WHY COKE LEANED ON ITS HERITAGE THIS YEAR TO CREATE SANTA-LADEN AD Více informací



MARKETERS ARE ‘HOPEFUL YET REASONABLE’ AHEAD OF Q4 AND HOLIDAY SEASON

14. 9. 2023 Ad spend may be heading back to the mid-single digit levels seen in the 2010s, but that hasn’t stopped clients from approaching Q4 ad spend with a general sense of uncertainty, agency executives say. Multiple, compounding issues are causing continued uncertainty. Lingering Covid outbreaks, labor issues, the writer’s and actor’s strikes and inflation have caused… Continue reading MARKETERS ARE ‘HOPEFUL YET REASONABLE’ AHEAD OF Q4 AND HOLIDAY SEASON Více informací



CHRISTMAS 2023: HOW BRANDS AND MARKETERS SHOULD APPROACH THIS YEAR’S FESTIVE AD SEASON

29. 8. 2023 Faced with the news that up to two-thirds of consumers are set to cut back on their Christmas spending this year due to the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, marketers and brands have a tough couple of months ahead of them. The data, revealed in a report commissioned by the IPA, showed that while shoppers will be… Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2023: HOW BRANDS AND MARKETERS SHOULD APPROACH THIS YEAR’S FESTIVE AD SEASON Více informací



MNTM SELECTION: HOLIDAY ADS THAT WARM THE HEART

10. 8. 2023 The holiday season may be far ahead, but there’s no time to waste in planning for it. Each month, QuickFrame by MNTN compiles a selection of the best ad creatives whose concepts have resonated with audiences. And now is a good time to take a look at a few favorite holiday ads from the past… Continue reading MNTM SELECTION: HOLIDAY ADS THAT WARM THE HEART Více informací



STUDY UK: IPA RESEARCH DETAILS CHRISTMAS CUTBACK PLANS

3. 8. 2023 Two thirds of UK adults are planning some cutbacks in their Christmas spending, according to new research from the IPA – understanding pain points and opportunities will be crucial. The survey, commissioned by the IPA and carried out by Opinium, was put to 2000 UK adults to understand attitudes to spending in what is for… Continue reading STUDY UK: IPA RESEARCH DETAILS CHRISTMAS CUTBACK PLANS Více informací



THE DRIEST HUMOR, THE MOST TOUCHING STORIES AND THE BEST CHRISTMAS COMMERCIALS. THAT’S TV ADVERTISING IN THE UK

12. 7. 2023 UK TV spots are winning awards around the worlds. And rightfully so. British creatives are pouring out some interesting ideas and are able to play both the poignant and the humorous notes. This is evidenced by the large number of awards that British brands took home from this year’s Cannes Lions 2023 International Festival of… Continue reading THE DRIEST HUMOR, THE MOST TOUCHING STORIES AND THE BEST CHRISTMAS COMMERCIALS. THAT’S TV ADVERTISING IN THE UK Více informací



HOW TO MARKET FOR THE HOLIDAYS

17. 2. 2023 Whether it is Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Ramadan or even Single’s Day, the holidays continue to be a time of big spending, and as such, a period of ambitious advertising. But amid growing economic uncertainty and shocking shifts in consumer behavior, the advertising industry can’t just return to business as usual. No, marketers, it’s time to… Continue reading HOW TO MARKET FOR THE HOLIDAYS Více informací



REFLEX’S PICK: THIS YEAR’S CHRISTMAS ADS, WHICH ARE A TRULY BIZARRE SPECTACLE!

24. 12. 2022 Christmas commercials have somehow become part of our Christmas experience. From the time I was a little boy, Santa relied on Home Credit and then hopped on a Coca-Cola truck and took off around the world. New Christmas commercials are made every year. But not every year they succeed. They’re a pretty specific genre that… Continue reading REFLEX’S PICK: THIS YEAR’S CHRISTMAS ADS, WHICH ARE A TRULY BIZARRE SPECTACLE! Více informací