Best ads of the year return to the Walker Art Center

Collage of images from various British ads.
The British Arrows are always a rollercoaster of emotion, and this year is no exception.
Courtesy of Walker Art Center

One of the beauties of streaming services is never having to watch commercials (if you shell out a couple extra bucks a month in some cases).

But you might actually really be missing out on something special because advertising can put even the most viral Netflix shows to shame. Famous names like Taika Waititi and Spike Jonze direct some of these short pieces of art.

This year, you can catch the best of the best of these commercials in Minneapolis, once again, as the British Arrows Awards make their in-person screening return to the Walker Art Center. The programming is also available virtually online.

Clare Donald and Jani Guest chair the board of directors of the British Arrows. They joined host Cathy Wurzer from London to talk about the show and British advertising.

If you want to watch the British Arrows award winners, you can find virtual and in-person tickets at the Walker Art Center’s website.

Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.

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