Campaign India Team
Jun 27, 2011

Monday Morning Gloom Buster: Nike and Puma's Grand Prix wins at Cannes

WATCH Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam's "write the future" for Nike and Droga5's "after hours athelete" for Puma

Monday Morning Gloom Buster: Nike and Puma's Grand Prix wins at Cannes

Sports was the big winner at the Cannes Lions 2011, with Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam and Droga5 winning Grand Prix's in the film category and film craft category respectively for their work for Nike and Puma respectively.

WATCH both the winning entries here

Nike "write the future"

Advertising Agency: Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS
Creative Credits
Executive creative director: Jeff Kling
Creative director: Mark Bernath/Eric Quennoy
Art director: Stuart Harkness/Freddie Powell
Copywriter: Stuart Harkness/Freddie Powell
Agency producer: Erik Verheijen/Elissa Singstock/Olivier Klonhammer
Advertiser's supervisor: Enrico Balleri/Todd Pendleton/Colin Leary
Planner: Dan Hill/Graeme Douglas
Account manager: Gene Willis/Jordi Pont/David Anson/Marco Palermo
Account supervisor: Lee Newman
Production company: INDEPENDENT London, UNITED KINGDOM
Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Producer: Jani Guest/Richard Packer/Dave Morrison
Editor: Rich Orrick/Ben Jordan/Stephen Mirrione
Sound Design/Arrangement: Phaze Uk/Grand Central Studios London
Music: Artist/Title: Hocus Pocus By Focus
Other credits: Music Remix:massive Music Amsterdam/Sound Design:raja Sehgal/Phaze Uk/Grand Central Studios London; VFX : The Mill,London and New York

Brief explanation:

Every four years, the keys to football heaven are dangled in front of the international elite. One goal, one pass, one game saving tackle can be the difference between fame and forgotten. What happens on the pitch in that split second has a ripple effect that goes beyond the match and the tournament. ‘Write the Future’ was a messaging platform that allowed Nike to show how football creates this ripple effect. It allowed us to give a glimpse into the future to see what the players were really playing for, in their own lives and the lives of those that follow them. Our goal was to weave the brand into the conversations around this major tournament in a way that celebrated the participating teams and athletes and engaged football fans around the world.

Puma "after hours athlete"

Client: Puma
Advertising Agency: Droga5 New York, USA
Creative Credits
Executive creative director: Ted Royer
Art director: Amanda Clelland/Jesse Juriga
Copywriter: Tim Gordon/Kevin Brady
Agency producer: Dana May
Planner: Chet Gulland
Production company: SMUGGLER New York, USA
Director: Ringan Ledwidge
Editor: Rich Orrick
Sound studio: Elias Arts
Sound Design/Arrangement: Jay Nierenberg
Music: Artist/Title: Phil Kay/"Sleeping Sun"
Animation: sponsor The Largest Group Of Unsponsored Athletes Out There: The After Hours Athletes. Puma Social R
Post production: The Mill/Ny
Other Credits: creative chairman: David Droga/Head Of Integrated Prodution: Sally-Ann Dale

Brief explanation:

Sponsor the largest group of unsponsored athletes out there: the After Hours Athletes. PUMA Social reminds us that we are all athletes, even if the only time we run is to catch a cab home. We know it’s just as difficult to stay out to 6am, as it is to get up at 6am.

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