Shreddies Film Shreddie or Not? by McCann London

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Industry Breakfast Cereals & Flakes
Media Film
Market United Kingdom
Agency McCann London
Chief Creative Officer Laurence Thomson, Rob Doubal
Creative Director Mike Oughton, Simon Hepton, Matt Crabtree
Creative Olly Wood, Matt Searle
Production Stink
Director Owen Trevor
Released September 2017

Credits & Description

Client: Nestlé Breakfast Cereals UK
Product: Shreddies
Co Presidents and CCOs: Laurence Thomson & Rob Doubal
Creative Directors: Matt Crabtree, Simon Hepton & Mike Oughton
Creatives: Matt Searle & Olly Wood
Planning Partner: Theo Izzard - Brown
Planners: James Appleby
Client Services Director: Julie McNiff
Managing Partner: Kate Modeland
Account Director: Tommy Smith
Senior Account Manager: Melanie Vickers
Account Executive: Rosa Lowis
Project Manager: Paul Gillespie
Head of Integrated Production: Sergio Lopez
Executive Producer: Clare Sullivan
Senior Producer: Claire Hopkins
Production Company: Stink
Director: Owen Trevor
Producer: Jay Lovelock
Editor: Saam Hodivala @ Work Post
Music: Brendan Woithe
Producer: Brendan Woithe
Sound Engineer: Adam Smyth
Sound Studio: Craft
Post production: Craft
Media agency: Zenith
Published: September 2017

London, September 4th 2017: Integrated creative agency McCann London is promoting cereal brand Shreddies with a brand new creative platform.
In the spot, directed by Owen Trevor at Stink, and titled ‘Shreddie or Not?’, we follow a dad throughout his normal daily life. However, this story is inventively told in stereo: to show the alternative realities after the sliding doors moment of him eating Shreddies for breakfast or not.
The simple premise shows that when you boil life down to its fundamentals, there are two types of people. Those who choose to start their day with four layers of fortified wholegrain shreddieness, and those that don’t.
The simultaneous consequences for dad couldn’t be more different. In one reality, he’s on the ball, he’s a winner, he’s his son’s hero, a loving husband. But on the flipside, he’s unlucky, accident prone and doomed to have a bad day.
The humorous film sets a bold new direction for one of Britain’s family favourite brands, and sits under Shreddies new ‘Shreddie or Not?’ platform, which launches on 4th September and will also be supported by OOH, tactical social and digital assets.
Laurence Thomson, Co-President and Chief Creative Officer at McCann London said: “We’ve all had them… the good days and the bad. When you wake up and it feels like the world’s your oyster, and then there are those days when you get up on the wrong side of the bed.
Here we demonstrate the importance of starting your day right, with a simple bowl of Shreddies.
Based on the creative idea ‘Shreddie or Not?’, the premise is get ready for the day ahead. A big shout out to director Owen for his great vision and the team behind this campaign. Looking forward to what comes next”.