Dr Mumbo

DDB best and worst list leaves bad taste

Screen Shot 2013-12-05 at 10.46.42 AMDr Mumbo stumbled across a very interesting list of the ‘best and worst ads of 2013’ on News.com.au compiled by DDB Sydney’s executive creative director Dylan Harrison.

Congratulations to DDB who took out three of the top five ads from around the world this year, according to Harrison:

Dove ‘Camera Shy’ – Ogilvy & Mather London (UK)

Water is Life ‘Hashtag Killer’ – DDB New York (US)

Oreo ‘Daily Twist’ – DraftFCB New York (US)

John Lewis ‘The Bear and the Hare’ – Adam & Eve/DDB (UK)

Devondale ‘Soy Aftertaste Face’ – DDB Melbourne (Aus)

Meanwhile Dr Mumbo offers his commiserations to DDB’s competitors Whybin/TBWA, BMF and Hulsbosch who all found themselves among the worst ads of the year:

TAB ‘Robot’ – Whybin\TBWA Sydney (Aus)

Avis ‘The Professionals’ – Leo Burnett Business (US) 

Harvey Norman ‘Shop with Confidence’ – In House (Aus)

Budget Direct ‘Introducing Zeke and Zia’ – Hulsbosch (Aus)

Tooheys Extra Dry ‘repay Your Mouth’ – BMF (Aus)



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