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by Silvio Acevedo
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Creating and publishing content without violating laws or breaking other sets of rules, can often be a normal part of an advertiser´s job. However, in the case of this campaing, the obstacle presented was a very challenging one.

Macma, an organization devoted to fight against breast cancer, wanted to create a campaign that could make more women to check theirselves for this disease, in order improve prevention (67% of women don´t do it). David, the agency, knew that a great way to reach their audience was through social media, since women check their mobile phones 110 times a day, among other things to keep up to date with their platforms. The test is simple and free, no doctor or nurse is required to perform it, and no instrumental is necessary either -just one´s own hands-. An explanation on how to self administrate the exam was clearly a great way to achieve the campaign´s goal, considering many women don´t know how to do it.

However, Facebook forbids to feature female breast if the nipple shows. The ban applies for both the most used social network of the world, as well as Instagram. Getting around this limitation seemed impossible for a campaign like this. How can you explain a breast cancer test without showing the woman´s breasts?

Agency David had a very simple and brilliant answer for that: man-breasts. Since a man´s chest is not included in the Facebook´s policy, it was perfectly permissible to feature the full explanation of the breast cancer exam, with the help of Henry -the man whose chest was displayed in the footage-. The possibility to stress the fact that men can also have breast cancer, was also a good reason for the sex switch.

This way it didn´t only became possible to publish and share the campaign on Facebook. In the case of this ad, a lot of imagination was clearly needed to comply with the social network´s ban, in order to contribute to a social health issue, which is completely out of the question. So it also fueled the debate on what should be forbidden or not to display online, which helped the campaign to gain momentum, on social and traditional media as well.



Winner in Cannes 2016
Award: Grand Prix for Good

Agency: David
Brand: Macma
Country: Argentina
Advertising Agency: David, Buenos Aires
Entrant Company: David, Buenos Aires
Media Agency: David, Buenos Aires
Pr Agency: Urban Grupo De Comunicacacion, Buenos Aires
Production Company: Landia, Buenos Aires
Editor: Ana Svarz (David Buenos Aires)
General Accounts' Director: Emanuel Abeijon (David Buenos Aires)
David Vp Ecd: Joaquín Cubría (David Buenos Aires)
Art Director: Ricardo Casal (David Miami)
David Vp Ecd: Ignacio Ferioli (David Buenos Aires)
Copywriter: Juan Javier Peña Plaza (David Miami)
Agency Producer: Felipe Calvino (David Buenos Aires)
Producer: Thomas Amoedo (Landia)
Executive Producer: Adrian Damario (Landia)
Account Executive: Brenda Ranieri (David Buenos Aires)
President: Irene Marcet (Macma)
Account Director: Lucila Castellani (David Buenos Aires)
Head Of Production: Brenda Morrison Fell (David Buenos Aires)
Director: Nicolas Hardy (Landia)

Macma´s website: http://www.macma.org.ar/
David agency´s website (Argentina): http://www.davidtheagency.com.ar/
Source: Advertolog

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by Silvio Acevedo
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Everyone knows leather comes from animals. So when we look at leather clothes in a showroom, we are watching something that used to be alive. Some people also know how much cruelty the process of making a creature to become a belt or a jacket involves. But when displayed in stores, malls, runways or even the street, this aspect of the leather industry is usually the last thing to cross our minds. As our attention is successfully diverted to the glamour and the beauty of a designer´s creation, the cruelty remains concealed at plain sight.

Ogilvy & Mather Thailand created a very provocative way to make this ignominious facet of fashion to stand out. They took leather items on display in an pop-up store, not to sell them anything, but to give them “entrails”: fake intestines, blood, a beating heart, were put inside the clothes. When the customers opened or even tried them, they were presented with an unsettling surprise, that would let them feel and remember there is still something more than just disgusting about producing and -for the same reasons- consuming leather.




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by Silvio Acevedo
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The beach can be a dangerous place, that’s why lifeguards exist. However, the hazards they preserve us from aren’t actually the biggest threats to our lives while we enjoy ourselves at the coast. At least in Argentina, while 274 died drowned in 2014, deaths from skin cancer in the same year climbed to 860. To raise awareness about the problem, LALCEC (Argentinian League Against Cancer) and J. Walter Thompson Argentina created the Sun Lifeguards. With towers facing the people on the beach rather than the sea, this lifeguards were dermatologists who would take care of the tourists by providing sun protection to the people who weren’t using it, making dermatological tests and recommending different sun protection factors through warning flags. The action had massive impact in the media and in social networks.

Winner in Cannes 2015

Category: Media - Use Of Media - Use Of Ambient Media: Large Scale.
Award: Bronze.



Title: SUN LIFEGUARDS
Media: Ambient
Agency: J Walter Thompson Argentina
Advertiser: LALCEC
Brand: L.A.L.C.E.C.
ECD: Anita Rios
Art Director: Juan Lodola/ Ezequiel Irureta
Copywriter: Sebastián Lombroni/ Luciano Griessi
Head of Production: Cosme Argerich
Agency Producer: Belén Solimano
Account Director: Ariel Traverso
Advertiser supervisro: Diego Paonessa
Production company: Primo Buenos Aires
Director: Sepia
Executive producer: Alejandro Di Michele
Producer: Victoria Piantini
Post production: Casa Kiev
Sound: Error Sound

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Advertolog
Cannes Lions Archive
Error Sound Vimeo Profile

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by Silvio Acevedo
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Live on through your organ donation. This seems to be the message of “The Man and the Dog”, the campaign created by DDB Argentina for FATH (Fundación Argentina de Transplante Hepático), which features a short, strong story. It´s about a dog that follows its master everywhere he goes, until he is hospitalized. The dog can´t enter the hospital, so it waits for a long time, until a woman comes out, and both recognize each other: the woman received an organ of the dog´s master, who passed away, so in this particular way, the dog can still love its master, and he can still love his pet back.

Winner in Cannes 2015

Category: Film - Tv & Cinema Film - Fundraising, Donations & Appeals.
Award: Bronze.



Advertising Agency: DDB Argentina
Creative VP: Hernán Juaregui
Executive Creative Director: Beto Cocito
Agency Executive Producer: Diane Jackson
Account Director: Daniela Tucci
Creative Manager: Pablo Banchieri
Production Company: Central Films North
Director: Rodrigo Garcia Saiz
Executive Producer: John Barreiro
Conceptualizer: Leandro Custo
Production Service Company/Co-Producer: Rebolucion Argentina
Rebolucion EP: Patricio Alvarez Casado
Post Production: The Whitehouse Chicago
Post Executive Producer: Kristin Branstetter
Post Producer: Caitlin Morris
Editor: Matthew Wood
Assistant Editor: Caleb Helper
Post Production: The Mill
Post Executive Producer: Andrew Sommerville
Post Producer: Samantha Letzler
Colorist: Luke Morrison
Lead 2D Artist: Randy McEntee
2D Artists: Michael Sarabia, Jonathan Freeman
Audio Engineer: Nicholas Papaleo
Music: “Stuff We Did” by Michael Giacchino

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by Silvio Acevedo
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The idea of animals as authors is a fascinating one. And the concept of capturing their very own point of view of nature is interesting and original. “Animal Copyrights” is the result of combining them both to raise funds for endangered species, as well as to study nature in a different way. The initiative consisted in putting small cameras on wild animals. This made possible to obtain filmic record of natural locations from the animal´s perspective, since they were actually shot by them. A selection of the best images from the footage was used to create a collection of photographs which was put on sale on Latinstock. The profits obtained are, of course, destined to assist the best interest of their owners.


Winner in Cannes 2015

Category: Promo And Activation - Use Of Promo & Activation - Sponsorship Or Partnership Campaigns.
Award: Bronze.

Brand: WWF
Media: Online
Category: Public interest
Agency: Cheil
Geo: Spain
WWF / Latinstock: Animal copyrights
Advertising Agency: Cheil, Madrid, Spain
Executive Creative Director: Breno Cotta
Copywriters: Isaac Maroto, Cristina Alonso
Art Directors: Diego Rodriguez, José Venditti
Production Company: Jabuba Films
Published: May 2015
Executive Creative Director: Breno Riviere-Guimaraes Cotta(Cheil Spain)
Art Director: Diego Rodríguez Fraile(Cheil Spain)
Producer, Director and post-producer: Julio Arenas Garcia-Puente(JABUBA FILMS)
Producer, Director and post-producer: Alberto Peláez Valtuille(JABUBA FILMS)
Copywriter: Cristina Alonso del Río(Cheil Spain)
Copywriter: Isaac Maroto(Cheil Spain)
Executive Producer: Jordi Civit(BEAT MUSIC)
Art Director: José Venditti(Cheil Spain)
Technology Director: Roberto Torres(Cheil Spain)
Producer, Director and post-producer: Rubén Cuñarro González(JABUBA FILMS)
The Online Advert titled Animal copyrights was done by Cheil Madrid advertising agency for brand: WWF in Spain. It was released in the May 2015.

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by Silvio Acevedo
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A big part of creating good advertising is about getting your target´s atention. There are many ways of archieving this, and advertisers use and abuse them constantly. Still, it´s not everyday you see a creature following you from one board to another, staring at you. This is what OglvyOne London made happen in this campaign for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Near the places the boards were placed, passerbys were given leaflets, that had a chip on them. This way it was possible to make the boards display a dog looking at the camera, that would follow anyone carrying a leaflet in this "persistent" way.

Winner in Cannes 2015

Category: Direct - Use Of Direct Marketing - Targeted Ambient Media: Large Scale
Award: Shortlist



Category: Household, garden & pets
URL: http://lookingforyou.org.uk
Media: Outdoor
Client: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Agency: OgilvyOne London
Country: United Kingdom
The Ambient Advert titled Looking For You was done by OgilvyOne London advertising agency for brand: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in United Kingdom. It was released in the May 2015.

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