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Posts Tagged ‘Mick Ebeling’

DigitasLBi, The Eberling Group Showcase Sony

Earlier today, Wieden+Kennedy’s latest campaign for Sony got practical, shining a spotlight of sorts on the company’s many products and the roles they play in turning a creative idea into that thing we try very hard not to call “content.”

Here is a very different take on promoting the same client via DigitasLBi and “Venice-based creative think tank The Ebeling Group.” (These ads are technically a few weeks old, but we’re seeing them for the first time.)

First, a music archivist uses his smartphone to share some top-quality audio with an originator:

Two more after the jump.

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Sid Lee Adds Some Sting to Bumblebees for Dewar’s

Earlier this week, we covered some Sid Lee Paris video game business. Today, we’re moving back across the Atlantic, as Sid Lee New York debuts a 3-Bee (yup, they punned 3-D) printing project for Dewar’s Highlander Honey whiskey. The technology allows for  80,000 bees to mimic their natural environment in a factory setting and create hives in custom shapes, like a Dewar’s whiskey bottle. The Ebeling Group, which produced the accompanying video, had to do their work in full beekeeper suits. That is how you commit to a project.

The 60-second video offers viewers an artsy glimpse into the totality of the 3-Bee project. The edgy tone comes from muted lighting and  background music that might as well be a leftover composition from Radiohead member Jonny Greenwood‘s There Will Be Blood soundtrack. I’m not sure that this strategy would make me want to purchase a drinkable product, but the creativity involved more than makes up for it with originality. Credits after the jump.

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