Viva Italia Festival

March 2007
 Viva Italia Festival
 Viva Italia Festival


Jack Astor's is a large chain of restaurants well-known for its craft-paper tablecloths where patrons are encouraged to draw on their table.


The Viva Italia Festival is on now. Don't make us tell you twice.

Advertising Agency: TAXI, Toronto, Canada
Executive Creative Director: Zak Mroueh
Associate Creative Director: Jane Murray
Copywriter: Ryan Wagman
Art Director: Ron Smrczek
Photographer: Anthony Cheung
Illustrators: Geoff Donovan, Jaimes Zentil, Nuno Ferreira
Production Manager: Lynnette Fernandes
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tom1977's picture

Great, looks good. congrats.simple thinking its the hardest of all.

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sherman's picture

nice one.

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ellehcimeo's picture

i love these! ivan, were you not able to get all of them?
this restaurant chain has a fun tongue in cheek kind of atmosphere and these ads really fit the bill.

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ivan's picture

I will try to get it.

Creative Director at Ads of the World
jmcho's picture

good use of a meatball. surprisingly, it looks appetizing.

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Art Director at Gotham, Inc.
addyhoch10's picture

yeah, i agree.
due to the simple illustration style.
i'm hungry now.

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cmac's picture

the whole campaign is great,where are the rest?

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tom1977's picture

Great, looks good. congrats.simple thinking its the hardest of all.

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juankhr's picture

beautiful and simple nice job if theres more of these please load them up

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Art Director at la negra buenos aires
rotten mutton's picture

It's great! And I truly believe that simple thinking is not hard (well not the hardest anyway). What's hard is convincing people that it'll work...

Imagine the countless ideas like this that get thrown out of the window every minute...

rotten mutton
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Corona Raymaker's picture

LOOOL! Great!

Corona Raymaker
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Vive La Aducation!

franksandres's picture

Nice art.

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Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather
Thiago Aranha's picture

Great great great!!

Thiago Aranha
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Lorem Ipsum dolor sit amet...

Rog's picture

You can imagine the rest of the campaign...

Unless Ivan can find them, of course.

"It's Mabo. It's land rights. It's the VIBE, your honour!"

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>>>> That's not an ad. THIS is an ad.

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