You know, I really do think Bruno Aveillan is a genius, to which I suppose his many awards can also attest. For me personally, his work for the old Thermasilk commercials (do any of you remember those?) is some of his best. The Thermasilk campaign kicked off in 2000 and cost millions to produce a single commercial spot. But oh, what commercials! Hands-down my favorite commercial of all time in this universe or any other:
They just don't make them like that anymore, friends. For that matter, they didn't make them like that before, either. I would love to see a feature-length film done by this fellow, following on his incredible aesthetic sensibility.
Here are a few more at which to gape:
I saw this add on TV the other week and it rather moved me:
Another of Aveillan's. I should have known.