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Into the night with a dictator

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 30-08-2014 10:19 | Category: Human rights

Night of Dictatorship: Assad.

These posters are made for an event about dictatorship. The event is held in The Hague in The Netherlands.
It is a varied and active program of lectures, exhibitions, night tours, films and debates titled The Night of Dictatorship.

The Night of the Dictatorships is created to deal with the meaning of democracy and the state of justice. It is the counterpart of the UN Day for Democracy (15 sept.). The event is organized for the fourth time this year.

More about the event here and here in English.


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You eat what you dump

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 2-07-2014 21:45 | Category: Environment

Surfrider Foundation: When we pollute the ocean, we pollute ourselves.

Three gorgeous ads from the Surfrider Foundation about the fact that when we pollute the ocean we pollute ourselves.
Illustrator: Pieter van Eenoge.


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Dramatically beautiful music from WWF about the tragedy below sea level

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 24-04-2014 23:00 | Category: Animal rights, Environment, Fundraising

Dramatically beautiful music from WWF about the tragedy below sea level.

The music in this campaign WWF will win lots of prizes. It’s beautiful and dramatic.
It’s used in this new animation about irresponsible and damaging activities like overfishing, pollution and climate change. And how it effects life below sea level.

Seastars is the name of the campaign from WWF-The Netherlands. Become a star of the sea and help is the message.
The song is available in the iTunes Store.


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Your poop wants to tell you something

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 31-03-2014 21:20 | Category: Health

Dutch Digestive Foundation (Maag Lever Darm Stichting): Your poop wants to tell you something

Your poop can tell you what you have been eating, but it also shows if something seriously wrong is happening, for example colon cancer.
Therefore, the turd in this commercial makes a long trip back to the sender. For a good talk. Because it is the sender’s birthday and he became fifty. And then begin the risk years for colon cancer.

The campaign is from the Dutch Digestive Foundation (MLD Stichting). It includes this TV-apot and a campaign website: yourpoop.nl.


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AIDS Foundation introduces #dutchkiss

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 10-02-2014 11:30 | Category: Gender issues, Health

AIDS Foundation introduces #dutchkiss

Worldwide, only one in ten gay men access to information about HIV, HIV testing and treatment. Their health is threatened by anti-gay laws and stigmatisation while this group has an increased risk.
Therefore, the Dutch Aids Foundation introduces the #dutchkiss in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. The international symbol for tolerance, love and the right to free choice of partners.

Aids Foundation: “This Valentine, let’s fight intolerance with love! If you too believe love is a fundamental right for everyone. And every person may choose who they love.”


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Am I an addict?

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 24-01-2014 10:45 | Stories | Category: Drugs

Young filmmaker Harvey Kadijk from Amsterdam shows how cocaine addiction looks like.


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Guide dogs also help people who have seen too much [update]

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 7-01-2014 18:00 | Category: Fundraising, Social aid, Peace & Conflicts

KNGF Geleidehonden - Guide dogs also help people who have seen too much

This is the new commercial from KNGF Geleidehonden, the Dutch Guide Dog Association. They are known for the training of guide dogs.
That they also train dogs for different tasks is less well known. As for war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. They often suffer from insomnia, nightmares and reliving.

A dog contributes to a sense of security, increased mobility and comfort and peace, seeking contact and make his boss awake by nightmares.

“We not only help people who can’t see, but also people who have seen too much.”

Update: the video is now available in English. See below. Thank you Selmore.
(Dutch version after the break)


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Fur Protector wants your Hair on a Postcard of Shame

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 13-12-2013 14:39 | Category: Animal rights

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“We can help you if you need someone else’s fur” is the motto in the latest campaign from the Dutch Bont voor Dieren (Fur for Animals).
They have made more than 100,000 postcards, available for free. The text in the white circle: Paste your own hair.

The recipient is Gaastra clothing. Gaastra use fur from raccoon dogs from Finland for fur collars.
Raccoon dogs are born in farms and live in wire steel cages. Once the animals have a thick winter coat they are slain by anal electrocution. Only the fur of the raccoon dog is used, the rest of the animal is discarded.

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The best topical ad of the year is made from chocolate. And is about Alzheimer.

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 5-12-2013 17:45 | Category: Elder Issues, Health

The best topical ad of the year is about Alzheimer

It’s the Sinterklaas celebration today in the Netherlands [Wikipedia]. And one of the traditional gifts is his figure made from chocolate.
The Dutch Alzheimer Foundation came with a very special version of this gift.
Unwrapping the gift is the same what alzheimer’s patients experience every day. Unwrapping brings them the easter bunny feeling.

The text on the unwrapped gift: Alzheimer’s patients have to deal with this feeling daily.
Very subtle. And brilliant!

It’s one the best examples of topical advertising. Which can be described as ‘situation relevant’ advertising. React to a major current news event.
It isn’t used very often in social advertising. I’m glad I found this brilliant example. And love to see more from our industry.

The agency or creative behind this idea is unknown. Please contact us if you know more.

Update: see the video here.

BTW: a study says that chocolate may help keep the brain healthy.


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Meet “Sweetie” — the online predator’s worst nightmare

Posted by Tom Megginson | 2-12-2013 15:14 | Category: Abuse

Terre Des Hommes Netherlands Sweetie

Meet Sweetie. She appears to be a ten-year-old girl from the Philippines. But she’s not. She doesn’t even exist.

“Sweetie” is a computer-generated animated image used as bait to trap online pedophiles worldwide.

Here is her story:

 


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