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Month: June 2015

Shine a Light on The Drum’s shortlist for most creative work

Shine a Light on The Drum’s shortlist for most creative work

Our recent film for Human Appeal “Shine A Light” has been featured on The Drum’s most recent creative showcase. Every month the website features a handful of what it considers to be the most creative work in advertising. It also asks readers to vote for their favourite work from this list, with the winner being…

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LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome wins Film Lion at Cannes

LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome wins Film Lion at Cannes

Don’t Panic and UNIT9 have won another Lion at the Cannes Lions festival for the film LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome we produced for Greenpeace and their Save the Arctic campaign. This video has been awarded a coveted silver in the festival’s film category.  It is awarded to ‘ideas which display a strong synergy with the brand, a dynamic and creative approach to…

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LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome wins Cyber Lion at Cannes

LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome wins Cyber Lion at Cannes

On Wednesday, Don’t Panic and UNIT9 won a Silver Cyber Lion at the Cannes Lions festival for the film LEGO: Everything is Not Awesome we produced for Greenpeace and their Save the Arctic campaign. The Cyber lion is given to: “award the best creative, digital solutions for brands that utilise technology and creativity seamlessly and prove how their target audience engaged and enhanced brand value,…

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Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Wednesday

Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Wednesday

In which Project Everyone kicks off big-time and the Uber equivalent of Jason Statham rescues us from taxi purgatory. The Camp David pool party was just getting under way as we rocked up for the first drink of our last full day in Cannes. We were here at the invitation of Knucklehead’s awesome Markus Lundqvist, our…

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Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Tuesday

Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Tuesday

In which we slow down a bit and stumble into literally the most awful place in Cannes. We hadn’t seen it coming. A baying mob surged at our elbows. Everywhere we looked, handsome men with thick beards and designer glasses, and pretty girls with great hair and short dresses, were quaffing expensive rosé and shouting at each other. We were right in the…

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Ideas Bank: Sharing the Spoils

Ideas Bank: Sharing the Spoils

At Don’t Panic London we are always thinking about and developing new ideas even when we don’t have to. It’s in our make-up, our DNA. So that these inspirations don’t go to waste, we fold them up and deposit them in the “Ideas Bank”. Then every now and then we pick out a couple to…

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Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Monday

Don’t Panic Cannes Diary 2015 – Monday

In which we discover that your average teenager knows more about the future of tech than Shingy (AOL’s digital prophet), that Martin Sorrell is one of the nicest men in advertising and that Marilyn Manson wants to fuck Jolyon’s hair. Cannes! The beating heart (this week) of the advertising industry. The throbbing loins of global…

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Ideas Bank: Using Celebrities For Good

Ideas Bank: Using Celebrities For Good

At Don’t Panic London we are always thinking about and developing new ideas even when we don’t have to. It’s in our make-up, our DNA. So that these inspirations don’t go to waste, we fold them up and deposit them in the Ideas Bank. Then every now and then we pick out a couple to…

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Video launch: We can save them

Video launch: We can save them

Today sees the release of our latest video, for international humanitarian aid charity Human Appeal. The video is part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of the variety of human rights abuses and humanitarian issues that Human Appeal seeks to redress. The film has been launched to coincide with the start of Ramadan on…

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Most Shocking wins Advertising Excellence award at AICP

Most Shocking wins Advertising Excellence award at AICP

Don’t Panic and UNIT9’s “Most Shocking Second a Day” film for Save the Children has picked up the Advertising Excellence international award at the AICP 2015. The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial, is now in it’s 23 year and is one of the most important advertising awards show in the U.S. Each year’s installment…

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