Australian Red Cross: Landmines

Landmines don't kill soldiers. That's why they're banned.
Even wars have laws.

Advertising Agency: The Fuel Agency, Australia
Executive Creative Director: Rod Clausen
Senior Art Director: Ed Bechervaise
Senior Copywriters: Simon Robins, Toby Blackler
Account Manager: Mary Atley
Other Additional Credits: Andre Ash, Rachel Corponi, Adam O'Neill
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17 comments

Roger Keynes's picture
Roger Keynes
5498 pencils

Yeah... but needs something.
SFX when you tread on it?
Otherwise that 'sticker' campaign from Sydney in the late 80's does it best.

Will Think for Salary

junksortie's picture
junksortie
18 pencils

Landmines don't only kill soldiers. That's why they're banned. -----------------> only is missing in the description part !
Even wars have laws.

ACreativeSpirit's picture
ACreativeSpirit
176 pencils

what they mean is that in general land mines kill civilians and not soldiers, a soldier killed by a land mine now a days is rare, innocent people are the ones that suffer

Always try to be unique even when forced to conform.

muraliduggineni's picture
muraliduggineni
104 pencils

The copy cud have been tightened: Landlines kill not just soldiers

murali duggineni

Enduwolf's picture
Enduwolf
165 pencils

You're right, but I'd suggest even tighter – Landmines don't just kill soldiers... that's why they're banned

It's a nice effect, however the style has been done to death.

No pun intended.

satrianee's picture
satrianee
3748 pencils

i wish nothing else was written on the copy... Is it ok if it kills a soldier (who is also human?)

and no... even if the war has laws, it is illegal itself. Saying this, you can leave an open door for war, and when things get thoug no body can put a clear line between what is bad and what is worst.

Strong campaign this one. Hate to say i like it. One of the landmines could have been "blown out" and maybe a thorn shoe could have been left there... God, i'm getting savage myself just by thinking about making it "better".

Lara sson's picture
Lara sson
8 pencils

"Savage"

jorj's picture
jorj
638 pencils

Are you lara larssonian?

dsklan's picture
dsklan
1927 pencils

is there at least a soundeffekt if you step on them? lame...

Patata Casada's picture
Patata Casada
118 pencils

Ok, once I read that... what am I supposed to do as a civilian???? That's governments's job!

Phil Lestino's picture
Phil Lestino
1682 pencils

So they are banned...well that's good then isn't it.....nobody needs to worry then.

Gearbox's picture
Gearbox
120 pencils

Missing a C2A. "Donate to the Red Cross, save someone's legs"? Without it, the message is simply "landmines are banned" and it's not asking anyone to do anything. Unless you're an arms dealer.

Ooh, there's a campaign. "Are you an arms dealer? Save someone's legs: don't sell landmines. www.MineNotYours.com"

silvi's picture
silvi
4172 pencils

I think this campaign could be better

maranca82's picture
maranca82
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dsklan's picture
dsklan
1927 pencils

yes, this is really a good one!

underlivan's picture
underlivan
2 pencils

Or this:

http://vimeo.com/3426990

Student project I did a year back

rolling.stone's picture
rolling.stone
2740 pencils

Even wars have laws.is not connecting yet

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