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Posts Tagged ‘Rob Lenois’

A Blender: No Better Than a Briefcase When it Comes to Customer Service

Grey New York’s work for Ally Bank since winning the brand’s business nearly nine months ago continues and so does the Candid Camera/Punk’d-like approach that the agency employed back in September. Morgan Spurlock once again takes over behind the camera and the same Grey creative team has returned for this latest Ally installment, which this time tries shows us how us humans are darn near irreplaceable in the customer service department. To be fair, though, couldn’t we have even gone with Johnny 5 instead of a simple blender? Credits after the jump.

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Grey, Spurlock Test Trustworthiness of Strangers for Ally

What would you do if some random stranger asked you to watch their briefcase that happens to be filled with $100,000? Well, that’s the premise of Grey’s new spot for Ally, which was directed by the seemingly ubiquitous Morgan Spurlock. The POM and Supersize Me auteur, who is also seeking members for something called the “Failure Club,” is deeming this a “social experiment” though we’ve seen the Candid Camera/Punk’d approach in ads before. But whatever the case, it’s nice to see there are still some trustworthy people out there. Credits after the jump.

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