Friday, May 23, 2008

News Roundup

Monday, May 19, 2008

First Ever Promiscuous Mothers Day

Happy Belated Mother's Day.

From alumni Greg Hunter, Rob Baird, and other former Longhorns at Mother NY

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Drink Drench water

Friday, May 09, 2008

21st century story telling

Basically, advertising is story telling. And story telling is about communication. Both are about communicating to people a certain plot line, memory, or message. The internet and new technologies have allowed people to communicate even more effectively and interactively. More often than not, it has enhanced the conveyed message. In the case of Local Projects, it has also fostered community.

Below are some examples.

A very inspirational digital storytelling company called Local Projects. From Dwell.

An interactive twise on the traditional (especially in the Southern US) story telling quilt. Via Its Nice That.

Amen brother

Created by 22-year old Misssissippi State Univ. student Will Bryant.

Via BySoandSo and HOW Blog

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Photoshop Disasters

I just found the funniest blog ever... for art directors. I was laughing out loud at my desk and some account people were like "I don't get it."

Anyway, enjoy Photoshop Disasters

Thursday, May 01, 2008

You too can be a pro footballer

Very creative camera angles by Guy Ritchie for Nike Football. Because of the first-person view, the story can be told without a script. Has anybody seen this run on TV or is it only on youtube?

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