We’re in the Birmingham Post!

Exciting times at Giants & Titans this week when the Birmingham Post ran a story about us in their prestigious Business section.

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Shortly after going live on the Post’s website the article was #3 in the ‘Most read” section and within 36 hours of publication it had clocked up over 150 shares!

What a treat it is to be famous (for a few minutes!)

Check out the article here.

When Spielberg turned up on our doorstep

Exciting times as we arrived at our central Birmingham HQ this week to find the surrounding streets had been turned into a movie set for the latest shoot from none other than the master, Steven Spielberg!

According to the Birmingham Mail, the name of the movie is “Ready Player One” and it’s a Sci-Fi thriller. Our exclusive on-the-ground shots (well, a few snaps we grabbed on our phones at lunchtime!) confirm the Mail’s story as you can see.

We can’t wait to see how this one turns out… Pass the popcorn!

When G&T went to Monza

Just a few days ago we were fortunate enough to be at the first race in the Blancpain GT Endurance Series to support our client Kaspersky Motorsport (and drool at some of the metal on show, particularly the team’s Ferrari 458 GT3). Here’s a quick gallery of some of the images and videos we grabbed while we were there:

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Stunning interactive video by SPP

Here’s a really clever interactive video from Swedish Pension Firm SPP that shows two alternative visions of 2045.

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The smart part of the video is the interactivity: by sliding the vertical divider bar left or right, we are shown SPP’s ‘sustainable saving’ version of 2045 contrasted with the rather darker, gloomier alternative.

Combining creativity and technology in this way makes the point in an amazingly effective way. Check it out at http://earth2045.com/

The top 10 British TV ads

It’s 60 years today since the first ad hit British TV screens (for a point in your next pub quiz, it was by toothpaste brand Gibbs SR). To mark the occasion, Marketing Magazine asked the nation to vote for their favourite ads. Here’s what the great British public picked:

#10 Levi’s “Laundrette” (4% of the vote)


#9 John Lewis “Always a woman” (5% of the vote)


#8 Guinness “Surfer” (5% of the vote)


#7 Budweiser “Whasssuuuppp” (5% of the vote)


#6 Coca-Cola “I’d like to teach the world to sing” (7% of the vote)


#5 Yellow Pages “JR Hartley” (7% of the vote)


#4 Hamlet cigars (7% of the vote)


#3 Smash Martians (11% of the vote)


#2 Compare the Market (16% of the vote)


#1 Cadbury’s “Gorilla” (16% of the vote)

The G&T office playlist

The office jukebox is on all day, banging out tunes that inspire & energise us. And because we’re all in one open space, we’ve created a Spotify playlist to which we all contribute so there’s something for everyone. Check it out… and follow it if you like the sounds!

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Google invites you to pay for a snack with a photo

We’ve always loved ideas where interactivity (like Tweeting or Liking) is the method of payment instead of cash. In this case, Google wanted to showcase Google Photos so passers-by were invited to find a photo of a given object within a few seconds. In return, yummy treats were served.