Halloween II – Michael Myers kills annoying banner ads

August 24, 2009

6a00d8341c51c053ef0120a508d7de970b-450wiWith the upcoming release of the new Rob Zombie film, Halloween II, the sequel to his vision of John Carpenter’s 1978 film, Halloween, Dimension Films hired a digital creative agency to help promote the new movie.

The result was a series of fake banner ads promoting tax savings, sexy singles, or car insurance. We’ve all seen these annoying ads pop-up in our browser before. So it’s about time somebody did something about it. Well, enter Michael Myers. The slasher film star pops into the ads and does what he does best, revealing that what you thought was an ad for the new Mockbook Pro is actually an ad for the new Halloween II movie.

Watch the ads below. You may need to refresh your browser.

Read the rest of this entry »


How do you like your VideoEgg?

July 21, 2009

VideoEgg is a rich media advertising network that is pretty new in Canada. Like any rich media ad they start out pretty standard, but as users mouse-over, they expand, launching a branded skin that fills the screen. The expanded ad serves anything from video to a full micro-site, right within the ad.

See it for yourself. Check out this pretty cool ad for the 2010 Volvo XC60

Read the rest of this entry »