April 18, 2007

Putting the bang into Bangkok

There’s a danger that Thailand just might become my favourite ad nation. I’ve seen some cracking stuff from there – really risky to Western eyes but probably just mildly amusing over there.
Recently there was a gecko love story with a splattery ending (for ceiling tiles, of all things), and YouTube has hosted a couple of imaginative ads for Bangkok Insurance which won awards at Cannes, CLIO and the Asia Pacific AdFest.
It’s the gratuitous violence in this spot, again for Bangkok Insurance, which surprises and delights me. Slapstick has a happy home.

Agency: Creative Juice


onewomanrunning said...

Re your twitter thing, why don't you drink fat coke?

SchizoFishNChimps said...

Don't like it! Bloke Coke is black and macho and slightly evil.

onewomanrunning said...

Lol, so the concept worked on you then.