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Month: May 2014

Stunt Turns Bad as Bomb Squad Are Called In

Stunt Turns Bad as Bomb Squad Are Called In

  Ubisoft sent packages addressed to journalists to promote their new game Watch Dogs; but the stunt sparked more attention than intended. Ninemsn employees were evacuated from the Australia Square building in Sydney after a journalist was sent the package, along with a note telling them to “check your voicemail”. The package couldn’t be opened and…

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Help children and get a role in Star Wars!

Help children and get a role in Star Wars!

Star Wars director, J.J.Abrams recently announced the start of an incredible competition which will allow one fan of Star Wars to get a role in new movie, Star Wars: Episode VII. This idea aims to support a brand new initiative, Force for Change in collaboration with the children’s charity Unicef. For small donation everybody can…

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Watch Out!

Watch Out!

Russian gaming site, Gaijin Entertainment recently contacted us to pitch for them and invited us to open the attached document in their email for further details on the brief. Despite their website looking legit and not like one of those crap online gaming sites you hack into at school when the server has banned all…

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Ideas Bank: Launch of American Diner-Themed Restaurant

Ideas Bank: Launch of American Diner-Themed Restaurant

At Don’t Panic London our little minds are always buzzing around and thinking of new ideas, even when we don’t have to. It seems to be an instinct. It’s in our make-up. So that these brilliant products of mental activity don’t go to waste, we fold them up and deposit them into the Ideas Bank,…

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Random Acts: Street Magician

Random Acts: Street Magician

If you’re not familiar, Random Acts is a daily arts strand on Channel 4 which aires late at night, consisting of three-minute long films chosen for their creativity – enabling a diverse selection of established artists and emerging talent to create their own television art. We’ve made a bunch in the past and were commissioned,…

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Random Acts: Street Magician

Random Acts: Street Magician

If you’re not familiar, Random Acts is a daily arts strand on Channel 4 which aires late at night, consisting of three-minute long films chosen for their creativity – enabling a diverse selection of established artists and emerging talent to create their own television art. We’ve made a bunch in the past and were commissioned,…

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Random Acts: Dog Whisperer

Random Acts: Dog Whisperer

If you’re not familiar, Random Acts is a daily arts strand on Channel 4 which aires late at night, consisting of three-minute long films chosen for their creativity – enabling a diverse selection of established artists and emerging talent to create their own television art. We’ve made a bunch in the past and were commissioned,…

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Revolution Will Be Televised Rockie Award nomination

Revolution Will Be Televised Rockie Award nomination

The Revolution Will Be Televised has been nominated for a Rockie Award in the Sketch and Comedy category. The Rockie Awards is an international competition held in Canada featuring as part of the Banff World Media Festival. Previous winners include Ricky Gervais and VICE’s co-founder and CEO, Shane Smith. Preview the 2014 Rockie Award nominations here. 

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Interview with Campaign

Interview with Campaign

Our Company Director, Joe Wade spoke to Campaign Magazine about the online film we created for Save the Children. He tells how the project came about, how creative Richard Beer came up with the idea and how he manages to tell everyone he meets that he has a BAFTA within three minutes of meeting them.…

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Why Brands Should Embrace the Parody

Why Brands Should Embrace the Parody

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery but brands continue to feel upset whenever a parody is created. True success of a branded video is no longer dependent on the views it gains, but how it inspires others because that’s what proves its level of engagement and the imprint it’s made on society. This article…

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