Ball by Grey London, The Mill, Thomas Thomas Films for Vodafone

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Industry Telecommunications Services, Mobile Communications
Media Film
Market Ireland
Agency Grey London
Executive Creative Director Nils Leonard
Copywriter Dan Cole
Agency The Mill
Director Kevin Thomas
Creative Director Simon Brotherson
Art Director Andy Garnett
Producer Trent Simpson
Editor Joe Guest
Agency Thomas Thomas Films
Released April 2013

Awards

The A-List Awards Hollywood 2013
Film Advertising Craft Cinematography Silver
Film Advertising Craft Production Design Silver
Film Advertising Craft Visual Effects Silver
Film Advertising Craft Direction Bronze
Film Advertising Craft Editing Bronze

Credits & Description

The insight into the Vodafone RED âBallâ ad is that consumers want to be able to connect with the ones that matter to them for as long as they want. Directed by Kevin Thomas, the ad follows a boy who is inseparable from his one big love â his football. Taking it everywhere, even places he most definitely shouldnât, the ad plays on the idea that good things should never come to an end, dramatising the consumer benefit of endless calls and texts. The Shazam-enabled ad allows people to download the classic track âGive Him a Ball and a Yard of Grassâ from the 80s Irish band The Sultans of Ping FC.
Category: Telecommunications
Client: Vodafone Ireland
Agency: Grey London
Production: Thomas Thomas
Country: Ireland
Director: Kevin Thomas
Executive Creative Director: Nils Leonard
Creative Director: Simon Brotherson
Copywriter: dan cole
Art Director: Andy Garnett
Producer: Trent Simpson
Agency Producer: Mandy Saunders
Post production: James Bamford at The Mill
Editor: Joe Guest
Account Management: Ian Maybank
Account Management: Suzi Napier
Account Management: Oscar Flintoft
Head of Planning: Leo Rayman
Audio post-production: David Lazaro at GPS