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Posts Tagged ‘Guilherme Pasculli’

F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Plays with Food for Electrolux

In this spot created by Saatchi & Saatchi’s Brazilian office to promote client Electrolux’s new refrigerator, things blow up. Slowly.

The idea is that the fridge can help Brazilians eat better via “product differentiators, such as the applications Vida Saudável (Healthy Living) and Livro de Receitas (Cookbook).”

While the spot doesn’t quite explain how the refrigerator’s interactive screen will empower us to minimize our sugar cravings and convince us to eat more leafy greens, it does look cool in a late-90′s action movie sort of way.

The campaign will also include magazine inserts and other placements.

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F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Throws Underwater Party for Skol Beats Senses

F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi has launched a new campaign promoting Skol’s new Beats Senses beer.

At the center of the campaign is a broadcast spot crafted as an homage to Skol’s blue bottle. The ad shows a bizarre, surreal party, shot entirely underwater. (There is a shark on a leash. Repeat: There is a shark on leash.) To accomplish the unique look of the spot, F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and PBA Cinema/Produtora Associados used “strategically located divers for each actor to provide them with oxygen – invisible to the eye in the finished film.” The results are pretty unique, and well worth a look. The spot debuted, in both 30 and 60-second versions, on cable and broadcast on October 23rd and the campaign also features digital initiatives. Read more

F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Restages Classic Photos for Leica

Here’s the second high-minded short film promoting a camera company that we’ve received today.

This one, created by Saatchi & Saatchi’s Brazilian wing F/Nazca, hypes camera maker Leica on its 100th anniversary by recasting some of the past century’s most memorable images and suggesting that they wouldn’t have come to be if not for the innovations sparked by that company.

Key line: “We didn’t invent photography…but we invented PHOTOGRAPHY” (emphasis ours).

It’s a bold claim backed up by an elaborate restaging of 35 “iconic” photos. We didn’t recognize all of them (which is shameful because we majored in studio art), but Eddie Adams’ “Saigon Execution” and a few more obvious entries like the John/Yoko portrait do stand out. Something tells us our readers will score better on the unofficial quiz.

The specific purpose of the film is to promote the brand’s store/gallery in Sao Paulo, but not its new “brilliant, crazy camera you cannot afford.

Credits below.

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You Should Probably Be Rolling on Molly When Watching These New Skol Ads

What the hell?

Well, credit Brazilian-based F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi for truly capturing that disorienting mix of horniness and fearfulness that comes with doing a bunch of drugs and then grinding up on a bunch of weirdos for a few hours. A new campaign for African and South American beer brand Skol (not to be confused with American chewing tobacco brand Skoal, which is still around apparently) advertises ‘The Summer Beats Festival,’ a series of 20 parties/concerts around Brazil that features the country’s best DJs.

What’s the appeal, your uncultured ‘Merican self might ask? Well, rumor has it that if you get fucked up enough and dance harder than anyone else, there’s a strong likelihood that you’ll have sex with a girl wearing a tiger mask, a guy wearing a rabbit mask, or (jackpot!) both at the same time. That certainly sounds fun, doesn’t it?

A collection of shorter sports promises that after your wild night of substance abuse and terrifying lovemaking, you get to relax on one of Brazil’s many gorgeous beaches, which may or may not be filled with floating piles of garbage. Then, of course, it’s out again for another night of intermittent bouts of crying and psychotic screaming. Woo! Two more spots, and credits, follow after the jump.

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F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Skol Beer Design: Drink, Decorate, Sit On It

As part of their Skol Design line, the international beer brand and F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi invited renowned furniture designer Pedro Useche to create an armchair out of Skol bottles. Useche said, “Turning an armchair into a desirable object is not only about showing aesthetic attributes but most of all, making people feel comfortable when they sit on it.” The Skol bottles can spin, creating a massage sensation for each lucky occupant.

The video that accompanies Skol Design is in entirely in Portuguese, but if the lines were in English I can guess they would include gems like, “Here’s your house, in which you store the things you love…until your monstrous girlfriend arrives!” Said flower-loving, mirror-toting creature proceeds to completely rearrange the man cave. But! Justice is restored by Skol Designs, whose bottle lamps and clocks give the GF the chic feel she wants while still satisfying man’s need for beer.

Apparently the villainous girlfriend trope does well with South American audiences, as sister agency Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi have had success with this before. I’ll admit the Skol chair is cute, but I’d much rather see a couple making sweet love on the rolling bottles than a wide-eyed girlfriend horror story.

Credits after the jump

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