Tag Archives: christmas ads

Debenhams discovers tweeters have a heart – at Christmas

We Are Social has been analysing Twitter users’ response to UK Christmas ads and found that, while John Lewis’ Moz the Monster is top for responses, Debenhams’ effort from JWT (below) captured tweeters’ hearts (supposing they have such a thing). ...

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Kelly’s of Cornwall celebrates Xmas in 17 seconds

Ice cream maker Kelly’s of Cornwall has been running a campaign by agency Isobel – in Cornish. Here’s one of its Christmas offerings. A diverting deployment of 17 seconds. Produced in-house at the agency. MAA creative scale: 7.

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Anomaly explores the dark side this Christmas

Anomaly, ever anomalous, imagines Satan taking over from Santa – the result of a “glaringly obvious typo” – in its Christmas film, voiced by Patrick Stewart. Nice touches. Wonder what other Christmas vids we have in store*. Will Publicis boss ...

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MPC’s Bill McNamara: the best international Christmas ads

Christmas ads have become a unique standalone genre in the UK. John Lewis has arguably reached a culturally hallowed status with its festive concoctions, usually only reserved for Royals and members of the national football team. Brands are masters of ...

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BBC goes off-piste for Christmas film

The BBC is getting in on the Christmas act with an in-house film directed by Elliot Dear through Blinkink. Weird and (maybe) wonderful it is too, with a swipe at a too-busy parent thinking filming their offspring at a Christmas ...

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YouTube reveals its UK Christmas winners

Christmas seems to come earlier every year – some titles have announced their agency of the year already and it’s only the start of December (ours will be next week) – and YouTube has released its list of top UK ...

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