Retroviral is an online communications agency based in Johannesburg that recently underwent a full-blown branding redesign by Nicework, paying homage to their unique blend of retro and futurespective thinking.
In ads this week we’re trying our luck at winning an overseas adventure by making Anne Hirsch sweat, and we’re looking at Taxi drivers with new eyes.
In Ads This Week we’re looking, in horror, at great illustrated print ads for World Leisure Holidays, watching a pretty spot on 30 Seconds re-enactment for Nokia, looking at hundreds of roosters, babies and clocks in jars for Origin Dark Roast Coffee, watching choreography at -2.5°C for Castle Lite, cooking with friends and Woolworths, and viewing the latest edition to the DStv Feel Every Moment campaign.
A look at the South African advertising campaigns out this week.
Ad agency Ebony & Ivory together with Team Best on video production have created an online mockumentary-style video for Kreepy Krauly.
For their latest campaign by Retroviral Digital Communications, M-Net Movies used social media to bring Superheroes to cities in South Africa.
Castle Lager’s new Braai Nation app launched, suitably, on the 24th of September, or National Braai Day, with this Apple-inspired parody video.
A white lady breaking it down to Mandoza’s Nkalakatha in an insurance office features in the latest #25Reasons why we love SA TV ad for Nando’s.
It’s Nando’s 25th birthday this year and they’re celebrating with this brand new #25Reasons campaign.
Nando’s recently teamed up with Cheesekids for their Souperstars campaign which saw more than 800 South Africans volunteering at four pop-up soup kitchens around the country.
This new campaign by top food innovation brand NoMU is a spoof web series that makes fun of the world’s current obsession with reality TV cooking shows.
Just in case you didn’t love Nando’s enough already.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iliXCYjRQxU[/youtube] A Happy Diwali message from Nando’s by Black River FC. Credits: Agency – Marli Heunis; Suhana Gordahn; Charlotte Pettifer Production and photography – Natalie de Souza; Mark Lanning; Flic; Natalie Bell
94.7 Highveld Stereo’s Breakfast Xpress show has been coaxing smiles from Joburgers lately with their #SmileDammit campaign by Black River FC.