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Beating Up The Parents
Client: Canadian Hockey Association
Brand: Child-Parent Relations
Title: "Golf"
Agency: Palmer Jarvis DDB, Vancouver

Posing the curious question, "What if kids pressured us the way we pressure them?," this spot explores the issue of sports zealotry and family relationships.

A Very Special Snow
Client: Heineken
Brand: Heineken
Title: "Holiday Parties"
Agency: D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, New York

A hilarious satire on the Christmas spirit and recent corporate financial scandals.

Subway Reverie
Client: Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co
Brand: Eclipse Flash Strips
Title: "Actress"
Agency: BBDO Worldwide, Chicago

After popping a flash strip, a young actress slips into a Walter Mitty-like reverie about stardom and love on a subway car.

Love in Venice
Client: Diamond Trading Company
Brand: Three Stone Ring
Title: "Declaration"
Agency: J. Walter Thompson

Ah, the romance of it: While strolling through the magnificent Piazza San Marco in Venice, an American man shouts out his love and presents a diamond anniversary gift to his shocked but delighted wife.

Blood Money
Client: Student Assistance Foundation
Brand: Student Tuition
Title: "Blood Bank"
Agency: Wendt Kochman, Great Falls, Mont.

This stark pitch is aimed at Montana students who are desparate for tuition aid but don't know where to turn.

Norelco Santa Returns
Client: Norelco
Brand: Spectra Shaver
Title: "Santa"
Agency: D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, New York

Resurrecting a shaver-riding Santa character who first appeared in 1961, Norelco sings the praise of faces that have no hair.

Spin Curves
Client: Mercedes Benz
Brand: C240 Sedan 4Matic
Title: "Curves"
Agency: Merkley Newman Harty & Partners

On a sharp mountain curve shown through four seasons of weather, Mercedes asks drivers if they'd rather drive or spin through such dangers.

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