Wall's Ice Cream

Every now and then there's a brand project that can't be distilled down to one film. Rather, it's a tidal wave of work created by a multitude of people you'll never meet who follow your direction. That's a global brand campaign in my book.

This is a little sampler of the work seen around the world.

Wall’s ice cream, you may be surprised to learn, is the biggest brand at Unilever. It’s a collection of over 200 hundred ice creams eaten by every culture you can think of that needed one unifying campaign. 

These are Los Scoops. They're wonderfully animated by Passion Pictures and they make me smile.

As Global Creative Director I worked with a very clever team that inherited a rather imaginatively named “Talking Ice Creams” poster campaign and turned it into a global brand experience. 

I was involved in the strategising, concepting, designing and rolling out of almost every touchpoint of the Wall’s brand: from a new Brand Bible and product photography, to fridge displays in Rome, street activations in Sao Paulo, the Swirl stores in Germany, the Euro 2016 social posts for Austria, digital posters in the UK, animated product films for South East Asia, etc. I poked at everything. Several times, in some cases; and there's strong sales growth (July 2016) to show it's working, and more will come I'm sure.

In 2015/2016 over 600 pieces of copy were created that were trying to make people happier, so despite the complexity of the project Wall’s was always full of laughs. What more could you ask for?

Role: Global Creative Director
Credits: Too many to mention

Expedia Travel Your Tweet

If you've ever thought that Twitter was full of boring tweets, this is how you make them interesting. This campaign was done in-house and was surprisingly complicated to execute. The team did an awesome job.

Role: Creative Director. 

  2 x Bronze Lions in Media
  1 x Bronze Lion in Branded Content
One Show Merit - Best Use of a Social Network
Creative Circle Silver
Clio Silver
2 x DMA Gold
Eurobest Silver & Bronze

Amnesty International

Amnesty International work with Ogilvy & Mather London to manage their global strategy and this piece of creative work is a beautiful reminder of the good Amnesty achieves in their three main efforts: Women's Sexual Rights, Arms Trade & Wrongful Imprisonment. The candles have a lovely physicality that you can see in this film from D&AD.

Role: Creative Director

Cannes Product Design Lion
Clio Silver
D&AD Graphite Pencil in Direct

Philips You Need To Hear This

You Need To Hear This is an integrated global campaign for Philips Sound. It's aimed at teenagers who are the biggest buyers of headphones. Philips mission is to play a relevant role in the music industry and deliver cutting edge music to teens in ways they've never heard before.

It's a campaign that we've had a lot of fun creating (and for me, Creative Directing) and there are a lot of elements below: 
Integrated Campaign Film • Music Video Game • Audio Tables • Pop Up Store • MusicMap App 

You Need To Hear This | Integrated Campaign

You Need To Hear This | Music Video Game

• Click here to watch the Game Trailer.
• Click here to watch the Official Music Video version that ran on Vevo and MTV.
FWA Site of the Day

You Need To Hear This | Audio Tables

You Need To Hear This | Pop Up Store

You Need To Hear This | MusicMap

We created a music discovery app for mobile called MusicMap that uses a unique map interface to find the music around you, and around the world. 
• Download the app for iPhone 5 here, it's free. (Android version coming soon I hope)

One Show Merit - Experiential (Audio Tables)