This Economist outdoor and Leo Burnett Toronto's James Ready billboard won best of show at the 2009 Obie Awards. Check out a gallery of this year's winning work.
You must be registered to rate the ad. Please Login or Register Now
Apr 20, 2009
Ogilvy & Mather Chicago
Wieden + Kennedy Portland
BBDO Proximity - Thailand
The Martin Agency
Forsman & Bodenfors
Deutsch Los Angeles
TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris South Africa
The New - Mexico City
Grey New York
AT&T changes up things in new 'It's Not Complicated' execution
Vine videos feature quick, useful tips
BBDO NY and David Gordon Green direct the anthropomorphized computer program
The rules are strict.
She's still got it.
An impossible suggestion.
Need some names.
Ms. Brown's back.
Show some excitement.
The secret life of Dwight Howard.
The robots are coming! The robots are coming!
'Tis the season for brutal honesty.
Longest. Slam Dunk. Ever.
Don't vote hungry
Life is more fun with ghosts.
Ack! There's a ghost in my photo.
That's not even scary.
It's time to take a hard look at your relationships.
Can't beat this fresh.
Campaigning in an FedEx store.
The mysteries of the human spirit.
Which side will you choose?
The journey of a refrigerator.
Following the dodocahedron.
When Sookie and Eric came together.
Plant a tree with your face on it.
Do you want to know who your real friends are?
NFL player vs machine.
Introducing Ms. Brown.
It all starts with the delivery.
Team up for a cause.
Wherever you go, you'll be watching HBO.
Your home, deconstructed.
More laugh out loud funny.
Don't play hungry.
I'm watching True Blood at work!
There's an easier way to ship your clubs.
A digital congrats card at Grand Central.
How well do you know your vampires?
Do you know the signs?
It's almost here
Hot meal delivery at SXSW
Jeter's giant grooming session
Romance, mountain-man style
Autotune your holiday cheer.
Don't be last to the taco party
A handy global warming work-around
Business trends, mapped out.
For reals, player?
Shake dem bones. . .and muscles. . .and guts.
Relax don't do it when you wanna.... go?
3D spot urges viewers to look beyond
Your Blu-Ray is bleeding.
AT&T sings a happy song
Today we're all freckly, pale and drunk
Share your ideas with the global Economist community.
How do you read yours?
The challenges of politics—a lot like your 30-minute workout.
Plug in from all sides.
To reach college students in the Philadelphia area, pizzerias around college campuses received Economist-branded pizza boxes that reframe the iconic student food in a world view via pie charts.
Giancarlo Esposito, aka Gus from 'Breaking Bad' stars in live action teaser out of 72andSunny.
Each note carries a reminder message about new store coming
Phone company shows how wonderful it is to get away from it all
Latest AIDES spot warns women to take the initiative
Tweets and posts go live on a billboard at 2pm
After all, they would know.
Promotes start-stop technology in Brazil
Givaudan bottles scents that mean something to people suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia
Cough candy brand turns employment agency
Mag launches 'BBW Gets You Ahead' for parents of kids living at home
A modern-day take on Clark Kent's eyewear
"USB Can" is there for when you've lost your flash drive
From tiny to big, they have you covered
Website maps out famous matches in different colors
London academics make Twitter feed live on after your death
He thinks he's not good enough, so this is what he does to himself.
BNP Paribas introduces 'Hello Bank!' with a stunt in collaboration with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Pop-art style campaign promotes the brand's smaller bubbles
"Drive Awake" directs you to the nearest Cafe Amazon outlet
American Red Cross promotes babysitting course
Nike Free spots also feature Olympians Ashton Eaton and Allyson Felix, and Roger Federer
New Rupert Sanders spot features impressive VFX
Hanes smashes stuff up to promote Comfortblend clothing
Hint: He likes dark music.
Cryptic tweet leads to global launch of new track
Hilarious spot for Channel 4 explores today's mating rituals
New 'One of a Kind' spot spotlights achievements of more superficial type
El Nuevo Dia targeted cancelled subscribers during storm
Social campaign picks fans' best descriptions and turns them into song
Branded content push shows last hurrah for artists in new C360
Creative team behind 'Guardian' work returns with new campaign
BBH's 'The Guardian' creative team returns
Interactive feature tracks whether Enterprise would beat Millenium Falcon in intergalactic race
McCann Melbourne debuts app based on award-winning film for Metro
Nike spot features the tennis pro doing some pretty graceful bug-killing
Slo Down Wine founder Bares His Cheeks and Plays Pony in Online Ads for brand's "Party" Wine
Parents of messy kids, you know.
Online experience punishes you for failure
Where classic meets crude.
Facebook app from Amnesty trawls your Timeline to see what you might be guilty of around the world
New spot out of Ogilvy shows no matter what role you play, Amex is on your side.
Sport the colors of the country's flag to drum up support for its soccer team
Ipad illusionist plays on multiple planes in new film for "Seasons" Update
Underwear brand Tommy John takes male "perfection" to task
Brazilian innovation encourages backseat safety
Director Martin Granger shoots new spot for fun campaign
Fans can challenge player with tennis shots ahead of French Open
Follows "Recipe Receipt" with smart tablet that knows your location in store
Users can make payments just by clicking attachment
Brazilian agency uses thermal ink on discs that smells when hot
But is the service as hack-proof as it claims?
Power tools, the key to your kingdom
Seamless.com creates online menu for Bluth's Banana Stands
Tommy Tippee promotes bottle feeding by featuring the realities of parenthood
Harold Einstein directs 'Carnival'
Facebook app promotes Wow mascara from skincare brand
In Netflix's latest push, character auditions before green screen to make casting more convenient
GQ's Brazil campaign touts the importance of style
Getty follows up last year's 'From Love to Bingo' with '85 Seconds'
Fake Error404 page replaces images on websites in Brazilian campaign
Cereal brand capitalizes on popular meme
Movie music comes on special edition platinum records
The Observer turns lamentation on its head in tactical ad
Built Italian piazza for man to make wedding proposal
Protoleaf sets out to prove that earth is safe from nuclear radiation
Terry Crews returns to shill Old Spice shaving gel
New mobile app will connect to the likes of Nike+
Lifesaver app simulates CPR compressions
Owl City provides catchy backing track
BBDO Russia gives drivers a chance to test drive a smaller car
Print campaign simply conveys effects of the disease
Dads see fetus who smiles and waves in stunt by Yehoshua TBWA
Is this the world's most useful business card?
Sometimes, you need to write by hand
Glue helps things along
Cute spot shot by Mike Mills shows importance of a good mattress
Seriously, call your mom.
Simulator uses Kinect motion-sensing tech and will be demo'd at I/O next week
Brand debuts touching online film in time for Mother's Day
Hands out flags to welcome people to the world's happiest country
Readers of Gosto Magazine get a sharp surprise
Proceeds of cross-promotion will also end up in secret lair of Superhero Supply Co.
Netflix promotes Arrested Development comeback with banana stands
Band releases its first app, fries your brain
Tweet your excuse for forgetting the special day to @CokeZero
"Dance Dictionary" site promotes Puma Sync fragrances
DDB Warsaw teamed up with graffiti artist to highlight fresh ingredients
UK newspapers run ad by father who wishes his son had cancer instead
'The Gift My Mother Gave Me' pays tribute to the founder of the Special Olympics
Ads from GSP feature the comedians readying for livesteamed event
Actress stars in quirky films you can also attach to Mother's Day e-cards
Pinterest-based project encourages thoughts, not gifts
Tok & Stok recreates medieval village in DDB Brasil's spot
Red Bull Music Academy and M ss ng P eces' frenetic look back on iconic NYC indie music label DFA
Can Oreo's new "Wonderfilled" campaign sap the cynicism out of your day?
The year's winningest campaigns, companies and people.
Honoring the year's most creative shops.
Check out more of the latest great work here
The work that got you most excited.
A Must-Read Primer on Doing Good Facebook