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Posts Tagged ‘Rob Pritts’

Saatchi & Saatchi NY Introduces Grumpy Cat to Buzz


Saatchi & Saatchi New York introduces Internet phenomenon Grumpy Cat to Honey Nut Cheerios in a new 30-second broadcast spot for the brand designed to appeal to younger audiences.

For the spot, entitled simply “Buzz Meets Grumpy Cat,” Saatchi & Saatchi teamed up with California-based production company Backyard and director Rob Pritts. If you count yourself among Grumpy Cat’s legions of fans, you’ll probably just be happy to see him make an appearance here. Otherwise, there’s not a lot going on beyond “Oh, you’re that Grumpy Cat,” as Buzz tries to make the feline crack a smile. His strategy consists entirely of talking about how much people like Honey Nut Cheerios.

Established brand + established meme = eyeballs.

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Puffer Fish, Rabid Dogs Star in Overseas LG Campaign

Backyard director Rob Pritts helms this new campaign for the LG Optimus One created out of BBH, Shanghai that highlights the device’s ability to summon any information through voice, text, photo–well, you know what smartphones do.

In the spot above, a cunning young lad tricks two Japanese businessman who are eager to try a notorious Far East delicacy. Amusing, sure, but we liked it better when Homer Simpson did it. View credits and another spot from the campaign, which shows how the Optimus One is also a survival tool of sorts, after the jump. Hey, who needs James Lipton and his beard, anyways?

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