Work

TV/video

StubHub, “Let Your Fan Out”

No matter how quiet and well-behaved you may be, there is a miniature maniac lurking inside who is ready, with the proper stimulation, to go joyously berserk over sports, music, comedy, theater or just about anything that requires tickets. In short, please use StubHub responsibly.

California Tobacco Control Program, “Wake Up”

One brilliant insight of this haunting creative is that the asterisk, in contemporary media culture, is not just a little by-the-way, but a big, red flag. The masterstroke in these videos, however, is the music — the bouncy, catchy, innocence of early-sixties pop deployed with devastating irony.

Kona Brewing, “Dear Mainland”

A couple of Hawaiian brothers offer some island wisdom to overworked mainlanders. “One life, right? Don’t blow it.”

DriveTime, “Rescued!”

A heartstopping rescue mission for the wheels-deprived drives a mindblowing rise in year-over-year, same-store sales.

John Muir Health, “Be Heard”

Unique characters with commonplace worries demonstrate how the doctors here are more than willing to engage in conversation about anything that’s on your mind.

Tahoe South, “Summer Rules Your Face”

The latest campaign mutation adds live action into the animation and, by enumerating every way summer at the big blue lake is superior, recruits visitors to join Team Summer (that’s #teamsummer, to you).

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The left-behinds

Dystopian fantasy that, in a country with 16 million hungry children, is not actually so fantastic. WhyHunger is a longtime pro bono client that the agency helped rebrand from World Hunger Year. This was the 30-year-old philanthropy’s first spot.

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Tobacco flavors that seem fun and vaping devices that look like tech gadgets have led teens, and even parents, to underestimate the damage of nicotine. Most people know it’s addictive. But addiction is only the beginning. Nicotine is a neurotoxin whose changes to the teen brain could be permanent. And that’s what our campaign sets out to communicate.

DC is pleased to announce the arrival of Noël Johnson as our first director of marketing and client engagements. Noël’s here to help us secure and onboard new clients, but also to continue engaging over time as a true client advocate. Her hybrid role offers clients additional senior leadership involvement as part of DC’s commitment to building close, productive long-term relationships with clients.

Rakuten is back with the latest installment of the “Power of R” campaign, this time featuring a relatively well-known professional basketball player. Poised to continue the brand’s successful awareness-building, watch for the commercials all up and down your TV dial and across the digital universe.