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Skoda
"Honeyed Love"
60s
20 Jun 2024
When a couple go for a romantic drive together, it helps if both are in the car at the same time. The two lovebirds in this Skoda commercial are in fact love bees, one of whom gets stuck in a Kodiaq. It must have clocked the picnic basket in the boot and thought it was for them.

BBC
"It's Your Election"
50s
20 Jun 2024
The BBC already had a busy summer lined up before Rishi Sunak announced a general election. Euro 2024, Wimbledon, the Olympic and Paralympic Games… that is a lot of content to dish out. Now they need to make a flurry of policies, debates, and controversies digestible for all... even if some of it leaves a bitter aftertaste.

TAB
"Hunchland"
60s
20 Jun 2024
This Totalisator Agency Board (TAB) spot takes viewers to Hunchland, a place where intuition and guesswork run wild. Scored by a ditty based on 'Love Is All Around', the ad serves up method and madness in equal measure. There are one or two false hopes along the way, but the protagonist soon returns to the real world with a tip for his mates.

Glass Animals
"A Tear in Space (Airlock)"
3 mins 24s
20 Jun 2024
Directors Taylor Fauntleroy and Drew Kirsch picked a windy day to shoot this Glass Animals promo. Mind you, it is set in a wind tunnel, so every day is a windy day! To promote ‘A Tear in Space (Airlock)’, frontman Dave Bayley braves the long, gusty walk like a trooper. Stretched and distorted visuals render Bayley unrecognisable at times.

Air Wick
"Essential Mist"
30s
20 Jun 2024
Air Wick reckon people try too hard to set the mood with reed diffusers and essential oils. Weary of the welcome committee that showers her with flower petals and ponder over perfume, a woman opts for an Essential Mists device instead. Part of us wants her to say "Smell ya later!" to her now-redundant staff, but that might be too harsh.

UN Women UK
"Beyond Ceilings"
90s
20 Jun 2024
"From the moment girls start to dream," says this UN Women commercial, "they're told the sky has limits." This is illustrated by a cast forced to bend over and stoop wherever they go, as Kafkaesque set design makes it impossible for them to stand up. Organisations like UN Women and Women in Tech want these ceilings removed as soon as possible.

Riyadh Season
"The Spectator"
2 mins 45s
20 Jun 2024
Want to feel old? Then let this plug for Tyson Fury versus Oleksandr Usyk take you back to November 13, 1999. The protagonist remembers it like it was yesterday. Why? Because it was the night Lennox Lewis beat Evander Holyfield in a rematch to end all rematches.

Ezra Collective
"God Gave Me Feet for Dancing (ft. Yazmin Lacey)"
4 mins 11s
20 Jun 2024
Ezra Collective love to bop. The 2023 Mercury Prize winners' third album is called 'Dance, No One's Watching', but fans must wait until 27 September 2024 to get the party started. In the meantime, we have 'God Gave Me Feet for Dancing', a tie-up with soul-jazz singer Yazmin Lacey.

Betano
"One Moment"
48s
19 Jun 2024
If Walter Sobchak from 'The Big Lebowski' ever met a Betano customer on the street, he'd say: "Life does not stop and start at your convenience, you miserable piece of shit." Why? Because they think it does! When life threatens to get in the way of a bet, each gambler lifts an index finger to say, "Just a moment."

Stimorol
"Infinity"
15s
19 Jun 2024
If gum improves concentration, Stimorol want it to last as long as possible. The Danish brand claim Infinity is the gum of choice for those on a deadline or just keen to focus, with peppermint, spearmint, and strawberry flavours that are meant to stick around. A neon colour palette energises the whole proposition.

Diageo
"Cocktail Collection"
20s
19 Jun 2024
Drinks giant Diageo enter the pre-mixed cocktail market with a breezy commercial for party guests and hosts to consider. A Johnnie Walker Old Fashioned, a Tanqueray Negroni, and a Ciroc Cosmopolitan take centre stage here, as a jazz singer encourages us to say "ch-ch-chin chin". Is she a fan of David Bowie, perchance?

BetClic
"Fans"
83s
19 Jun 2024
Every World Cup, every European Championship, every Nations League (that one might be a stretch), a particular sort of fan appears. The kind that not only supports the team, but wears the team. Replica shirt? Check. Face paint? Check. Novelty hat? Check. Air horn? Double-check. Suffice it to say, they attract attention wherever they go.

The Times
"From Westminster To Your World"
30s
19 Jun 2024
Thought you were safe from the general election? Think again. This ad for The Times, The Sunday Times, and Times Radio takes Westminster on the road, so to speak. It may not break records like The Eras Tour, but it does plonk Big Ben in Kingston upon Thames and a green leather bench in a school playground.

Snapchat
"The Fun Starts with Yellow"
63s
19 Jun 2024
Euro 2024 meets augmented reality and virtual stickers in this Snapchat campaign from agency Dark Horses and director Claire Norowzian. Why, ask the brand, would anyone get worked up over a yellow card when they can mess around with social media instead? If this is how the target audience get into the beautiful game, bring on the animal heads and rainbow vomit.

Circle
"Open Money"
60s
18 Jun 2024
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Dogecoin, Solana… welcome back to the weird and wonderful world of cryptocurrency, where everyone's guaranteed to have a whale of a time. Just be careful not to trip over the corpse of FTX—we thought someone would have removed it by now.

Sharkninja
"Summer of Sport"
30s
18 Jun 2024
It's the question on everyone's lips: who's the best host out of Thierry Henry, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Peter Crouch, and Abbey Clancy? OK, some people's lips. Unlikely as the scenario may be, it's a useful way to promote a variety of SharkNinja products like an air fryer, a fan, and a hair curler in one go.

Smug
"Islands in the Stream"
30s
17 Jun 2024
This commercial for Smug may cause vegans' heads to explode. Not because of 'Islands in the Stream' by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, but the idea of blended dairy and oat milk. When two cartons leap across a supermarket aisle to meet one another, the result is either liquid persuasion or liquid revulsion as two worlds collide.

Three
"Kango Kian"
30s
18 Jun 2024
Vanessa Carlton provides the soundtrack to this Irish Three commercial from agency Boys+Girls and director Nick Roney. Protagonist Kian may be the happiest fibre installation engineer on the planet with his pneumatic drill and lack of supervision. Carlton would walk a thousand miles, but Kian would drill it.

Sky Bet
"Lisa"
30s
18 Jun 2024
Lisa is a United fan. Her father is a United fan. Her father's father was aUnited fan. It stands to reason that City are the enemy. But when a City player scores for England, they have to cheer. This is another example of tournament turmoil, where club loyalties are put on hold for the greater good. We love how Lisa steels herself for the occasion.

Nike
"Awaken Your Madness"
2 mins 22s
18 Jun 2024
Erling Haaland, Vinicius Junior, and Kylian Mbappe each have a screw loose. They train hard, work hard, and play harder than anyone else—Mbappe even talks to the ball ("Top left") like King Charles talks to plants. If Wimbledon were the Crazy Gang, this is the Crazy Trio.

Short Films
"Forever"
5 mins 55s
18 Jun 2024
Jess (Ruby Dawn Hall) and her dad (Jexin Hall) love the great outdoors. When they climb into his white Land Rover Defender, another adventure is never too far away. As much as Dad wants Jess to enjoy herself, he also wants her to learn. "Why?" she asks. "Because I'm not always going to be there to do it for you."

INEOS Automotive
"Built for More"
60s
17 Jun 2024
This fantastic commercial is an excellent reminder that the best car commercials do not advertise vehicles, but instead advertise drivers. It's not a question of whether the INEOS is worthy of you so much as whether you are worthy of the INEOS. At its best, this approach breaks through our natural tendency to stay with car brands we know and trust, and opens our minds to a new possibility.

Nike
"Jamal Musiala"
30s
17 Jun 2024
Content warning for the Tartan Army: this Nike spot contains explicit footage of Jamal Musiala, star of Germany's 5-1 win over Scotland at Euro 2024. The Bayern Munich midfielder made mincemeat of the defence, but how does the twenty-one-year-old do it for club and country? Easy—he keeps his friends close, and his enemies even closer.

Danish Cancer Society
"Bloodsucker"
2 mins 34s
17 Jun 2024
It's 1346 AD, and Igor the vampire is in his element. When he bares his fangs and roars like the monster he is, villagers flee just like they're supposed to. Nearly seven hundred years later, the locals are no longer afraid—in fact, they almost blind him with flash photography. One for the 'gram, and all that.

YouTube
"What a Time To Be a Live Sports Fan"
60s
17 Jun 2024
According to this YouTube TV commercial, spectators have been missing big moments since the Stone Age. Sure enough, a caveman's view is blocked by tall-ass tribespeople—a boulder kick fan's worst nightmare. How about the Roman who gets knocked to the floor by an errant flail? Or the medieval nobleman blinded by a flag at a jousting tournament?

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