Ads of the Week: Papa John’s space age pizza and Jeff Bridges talks up AstraZeneca
There’s also Budweiser’s Fifa World Cup ad and a wild campaign from sofa seller DFS.
Out of this world pizza? / Atomic London
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This week, Papa John’s intergalactic planetary pizza film celebrated its new chorizo topping, pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca’s latest campaign featured actor Jeff Bridges with a personal story and The Melbourne Writers Festival used artificial intelligence (AI) to bring the words of classic novels to life.
Papa John’s celebrated a limited-edition menu addition by catapulting pizza lovers into an alien world full of cheese, fashion and chorizo.
Building on last year’s ‘What’s your thing?’ brand platform, furniture retailer DFS has launched a wild campaign that features a pack of animals unapologetically being themselves.
The Melbourne Writers Festival: The Art of Words by TBWA\Melbourne
The writings of literary greats Mary Shelley, Herman Melville, HG Wells, Bram Stoker and George Orwell were inserted into Mid Journey, an AI bot, to bring them to life in a modern format.
Budweiser: The World Is Yours To Take by Wieden+Kennedy
Budweiser excited football fans with a star-studded spot featuring Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr and Raheem Sterling to promote the Fifa World Cup tournament.
AstraZeneca: Up the Antibodies by Edelman
This AstraZeneca ad sheds light on how the immunocompromised are navigating the pandemic by sharing Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges’s personal story.
Waitrose: Food to Feel Good About by Adam&EveDDB
Waitrose has launched an integrated brand campaign in the hopes of getting people to feel more positive about the food they are consuming.
Ever felt ’gymtimidation’ when working out for the first time? This ad is for you.
This relatable short from the French consumer goods brand was a bit of a tear-jerker.
The weight-loss brand indulged in nostalgia while promoting its future-focused keto and intermittent fasting products.
Back Market drew inspiration from cats having nine lives for its first international brand campaign.
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