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SIMPLY THE BEST: Our Top 5 Ads

By Jen Brewster. Welcome back to the coalface of the advertising world, where all of us are chipping away with a little toffee hammer, trying read more …Continue reading SIMPLY THE BEST: Our Top 5 Ads

WHEREFORE ART THOU; CREATIVITY?

From: Franco Zeffirelli’s Film Romeo and Juliet 1968 By Marcus Honesta. Where does the year go? But thanks to the MLA (Meat and Livestock Australia) we read more …Continue reading WHEREFORE ART THOU; CREATIVITY?

WHAT IS IT TO BE AUSTRALIAN?

(Main image: AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ON THE KOKODA TRAIL- PNG, WWII “THE TRUE ESSENCE OF AUSSIE MATESHIP” – Photographer: Damien Parer -July 1943 Private Wally Johnson.) read more …Continue reading WHAT IS IT TO BE AUSTRALIAN?

WELCOME BACK TO CROSSING THE LINE 2018 & THE YEAR OF THE POOCH.

歡迎回到“穿越大海”和 2018 年的“POOCH”。 Huānyíng huí dào “chuānyuè dàhǎi” hé 2018 nián de “POOCH”. By Marcus Honesta. As 2018 is upon us, and in the Chinese read more …Continue reading WELCOME BACK TO CROSSING THE LINE 2018 & THE YEAR OF THE POOCH.

Film Review: Phantom Thread

By Carl Wyant. THERE WILL BE FUNGI Nothing much happens, but there’s so much to observe, to absorb, that these two hours plus pass effortlessly, read more …Continue reading Film Review: Phantom Thread

Why I’m washed up, a phony, and a hack

By Alex Wadelton, Consulting Creative Director and Writer. I’ve worked in advertising as a creative for over twenty years. Throughout that time, I’ve bluffed my read more …Continue reading Why I’m washed up, a phony, and a hack

Film Review: Molly’s Game

By Carl Wyant. Talk, talk, talk, talk, talk. Show-me-don’t-tell-me, the screenwriting rule, or if you prefer the guideline, is broken more times than one can read more …Continue reading Film Review: Molly’s Game

2017’s “It’s a Wrap”

From the Publisher of CTL. So yet another year grinds to an end, we at Crossing The Line wish to thank you our readers and read more …Continue reading 2017’s “It’s a Wrap”

WHAT ARE CLIENTS REALLY THINKING?

As told to Marcus Honesta. In “Part Five” of my sit down with one of the Advertising Agencies more famous, retired Creative Directors I asked read more …Continue reading WHAT ARE CLIENTS REALLY THINKING?

THE GOOGLE JIHAD

By Marcus Honesta. JIHAD – dʒɪˈhɑːd (Noun) ISLAM – 1. a struggle or fight against the enemies of Islam. “he declared a jihad against the read more …Continue reading THE GOOGLE JIHAD