It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Boro Boy » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:50 am

Iceland's Christmas Advert hits problems with the authorities for being "too political...!?!" see: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/i ... spartanntp

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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by blythburgh » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:15 am

Disgraceful decision. When was campaigning to save the environment and the wildlife that lives within political. Too many big businesses use palm oil because it is cheap and do not give a damn about the consequences for the environment and the local people affected and they have a lot of clout
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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Constantine » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:38 pm

blythburgh wrote:Disgraceful decision. ...
It might be because it was a Greenpeace film that was simply rebadged as an 'advert'.
blythburgh wrote: When was campaigning to save the environment and the wildlife that lives within political.
Since about the beginning of time. :)
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Too many big businesses use palm oil because it is cheap and do not give a damn about the consequences for the environment and the local people affected and they have a lot of clout
So it would be fine if it was used by small businesses?
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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Constantine » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:46 pm

Boro Boy wrote:Iceland's Christmas Advert hits problems with the authorities for being "too political...!?!" see: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/i ... spartanntp
Not really a Xmas advert though.

Personally I like the Amazon ad, mainly 'cos I like the J5 track.
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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:56 pm

Best Xmas advert this Xmas..... see: https://commercial-song.net/2018/11/kfc ... vert-song/

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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Boro Boy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:04 am


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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by pabenny » Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:55 am

Iceland will have spent very little on adapting the Greenpeace film to make their advert. They've garnered considerable coverage without having to spend on media. And burnished their reputation along the way.

Result.

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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

Post by Constantine » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:49 pm

Boro Boy wrote:Best Xmas advert this Xmas..... see: https://commercial-song.net/2018/11/kfc ... vert-song/
Those boys and girls at KFC surely have a sense of humour. However Mrs C did not like it; but then she dislikes anything that reminds her of the fact that the chicken she scoffs comes from an actual clucking bird.

I'd also like to nominate Boots as having the worst Xmas ad. Both mawkishly sentimental and outrageously sexist. I have therefore subjected Boots to a lifetime boycott. :)

The Tesco ad is reasonably funny. Sainsbury's is just a copy of the last JL ad, only with a primary school that only has a £100k budget for its musical production as opposed to £1m. And the girl can't sing.
pabenny wrote:Iceland will have spent very little on adapting the Greenpeace film to make their advert. They've garnered considerable coverage without having to spend on media. And burnished their reputation along the way.

Result.
Yup. One day of video editing if that. They certainly knew it wouldn't make it to tv.

As a good Welsh company, Iceland has always been ahead of the pack in terms of environmental concerns. :)
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Re: It's that time of year - Christmas Adverts...

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