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TV and TV-adjacent

Back in the days before streaming/a million pirate internet channels/etc., people used to have this piece of furniture in their houses called a "television." On it, as Jules Winfield so pithily observed, they would "show shows." Between these shows were commercials. Which, to the average advertising creative, represented the tempting prospect of at LEAST a few weeks spent auditioning b-list celebs, staying in nice hotels, and eating m&ms and catered lunches in post houses. Those were the days.

So I've worked on a few. And liked even fewer. But here's a couple faves. (This site is so hard to update, I sorta threw in the towel on posting new things. I know, I know, I'm getting to it.)

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fig. 2: rumors of death "exaggerated."

>>On to the PRINT page, eh?

>>Or radio perhaps?

>>And then, there's always online...

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PETA - ask your doctor (released as "viral")

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colorforms
The "Silly Faces" spot for Colorforms deserves a brief explanation. I started as the writer. Ended up as also the director. And assistant Art Director. And actor. Not once, but twice (I am two of the 4 actors you'll see.) All for about $10,000. It went on to win a "Gold Marble" award -- a show judged entirely by kids.

COLORFORMS :30 "silly faces"
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digital island
The "Digital Island" spot was a quickie I created from stock footage on 2 weeks' notice, but the effect of my brother Jonno's music (written on 2 DAYS notice) sure makes it seem epic. At least, that's what I think.

DIGITAL ISLAND :60 TV "slow down"
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>>On to the PRINT page, eh?

>>Or radio perhaps?

>>And then, there's always online...