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Posts Tagged ‘Craig Potter’

Wongdoody Returns with More Busey for Amazon Fire

At the beginning of the month, Wongdoody debuted a new spot for Amazon Fire featuring Gary Busey — which was predictably weird. Now Wongdoody is back with an interactive video, just in case that wasn’t enough Gary Busey for you.

The new video allow viewers to select from 23 items, from a blowfish to a surfboard to a monkey with a party hat, which Busey will then talk to. “Talking to Things With Gary Busey” contains over 450 individual annotations within a 15:30 YouTube video, with each item selected bringing the viewer to a different point in the video. Options to click through to purchase Amazon Fire are spread throughout the video. Apparently the video “also features several secret clips that users can only find by navigating deeper within the experience,” although it’s unlikely most viewers will stick around to discover them as the interactive video adds little to the joke from the original spot, basically drawing out a kind of funny idea well past its welcome point. Credits after the jump. Read more

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WDCW Bows First Work for Papa Murphy’s

As we continue shaking rust off post-holiday, we might as well tell you that Tracy Wong, Court Crandall and the rest of the crew at Seattle/L.A.-based WDCW have unveiled their first broadcast campaign for Papa Murphy’s since beating out of a handful of agencies for the account back in October.

The agency has fulfilled its promise of launching its first campaign for the Vancouver, WA-based “take ‘n bake” pizza chain in Q1 of this year, and in doing so, has knocked out not one but a handful of spots. Still, we figured we’d stir the sauce a bit, keep things out of context and top this post off with an outtake reel from the campaign, which is dubbed “Love at 425 Degrees.” From what the parties involved tell us, the tagline’s inspired by the temperature in which Papa Murphy’s pizza bakes at in a home oven. So, there you go, and below is one of the spots, which plugs one of Papa’s weekly deals while also revealing that the brand’s 425 temp will make everything safe and sound in the household.

Well, there’s only so much you can do with ads for pizza chains, people, but check out one more spot and credits if you so choose after the jump. Now the only question that remains is whether WDCW will seek revenge in the next season of The Pitch.

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