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Posts Tagged ‘Kate Dale’

Cassies are Cheerfully Irrelevant

Grammys. Oscars. MTV Music Video Awards. Cassies. Some award shows are more popular than others, but at the end of the day, they are all irrelevant except to those who win. Instead of asking nominees to cover up their curves, as was protocol at this year’s Grammys, the best approach is to let it all hang out with some good old fashioned self-deprecation.

Here are three clever promos created by Toronto agency john st., which introduced us to “Buyral” not too long ago, for the 2013 Cassie Awards, which apparently have been billed by the parties involved as the Canadian Effies. If nobody else cares about your commercials, at least you can add a trivial trophy to the banner of the agency website only clients will know about. I’ll leave you to the other two spots and the credits after the jump before the imaginary orchestra cuts me off.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

Brain Scan PSA Emphasizes the Importance of Research, Memories

From Vancouver-based agency Rethink and Untitled Films director Steve Gordon comes a cerebral PSA to support “Brain Awareness Week” and the British Columbia Alzheimer Society

Commemorated each March, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a global campaign seeking to give publicity to the progress and benefits of brain research. In “Brain Scan” we’re taken through a series vignettes or “memories” through a filter of neural-imaging. Those interested in helping support or learning more about the Alzheimer Society’s work can do so at its website here. Credits after the jump.

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