Sunny, retro, skate videos (with lens flare)

Okay - The more you know us here at Cloud 9, the more you will know how much I (Mike) love all things surf & skate. Penny Skateboards recently ran a neat contest for filmmakers to create a promo video for them. Although I started writing this...

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Twitter adds new image gallery feature

What?
 So we know that Facebook allows us to easily add images to galleries and share them to our friends, but Twitter has always stayed true to it's minimalist structure and purely been a way of telling people what we are doing via short text based updates or...

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Awkward timing for new Levi’s ad

Levi's has released the latest ad in its Go Forth series of spots. The campaign is centred around youthful freedom, usually of the semi-naked-in-nature variety, but this spot also features kids fronting up to riot police, scenes the brand no doubt didn't actually think would...

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Milk me Brian.

Remember "Cats with Thumbs"? Well, the latest cinema spot for Cravendale Milk, ponders the question, ‘who first thought to milk a cow?' The resulting film is, unsurprisingly, rather funny. httpvh://youtu.be/t4Xt_XS9BJA Thanks to creative review for spotting this one!...

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A naughty viral…

We recently came across a rather naughty viral for Skittles… http://youtu.be/qvgYAwDORo4 {Please note: this isn't suitable for under 18's} Although there’s a big disclaimer saying it has nothing to do with Wrigley or Skittles themselves, there’s some nice production in it that cost ‘someone’ some cash. Clearly, watching...

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Facebook Facts your brand cannot ignore

Facebook launched in 2004 and was originally restricted to Harvard College attendees only. Since then it has rapidly grown into a way of life for people. It now has more than 750 million active users, there are over 900 million objects that people interact with...

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Artists to design 2012 Olympics posters, but no designers?

Twelve British artists, including Tracey Emin and Chris Ofili, have been chosen to design posters for the 2012 Olympics. Great, but couldn't some designers have been asked as well? Alongside Emin and Ofili, Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin, Martin Creed, Anthea Hamilton, Howard Hodgkin, Gary Hume, Sarah...

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