17th May 2021
Six of the best creative commercials
1.4's top of the spots

Sandy Hook Promise, How to Make a Homemade Bomb directed by Jakob Marky, The Sweetshop USA

Extra Gum, For When It’s Time directed by Nick Ball, MJZ (Director’s Cut)

Nike, Play New directed by Thirtytwo, Pulse Films

Verizon, The Reset directed by Doug Liman, Independent Media

Formula E, Change. Accelerated  directed by Marcus Söderlund, Academy

The Humane Society, Save Ralph directed by Spencer Susser


Sandy Hook Promise, How to Make a Homemade Bomb

Creative Agency: BBDO, New York

Director: Jakob Marky

Production Company: Sweetshop, USA

Executive Producers: Jeff Miller, George Meeker

Producer: Matt Zion-Basile

Co-Production Company: Office of Development & Design (ODD)

Design Director: Gary Breslin

Animators: Hayato Yamane, Paul Todaro

Executive Producers: Matthew Turke, Tim Case

Producer: Linden Carty

Editorial Company: School Editing, Toronto

“Circuit” & “Disappear” Editor: Ben Canny

“Bomb” Editor: Stacey Foster Jackson (via ODD)

Co-Editors: Chelsea Smith (via ODD), Taylor McWade

Executive Producer, Partner: Sarah Brooks

Finishing Company: Fort York, Toronto

Flame Artists: Melissa Vasiliev, Luke White, James Marin

Executive Producer: Erica Bourgault-Assaf



Extra Gum, For When It’s Time

Director: Nick Ball

Production company: MJZ

Agency: Energy BBDO, Chicago
Co-CCOs: Josh Gross, Pedro Perez
SVP, ECD: Kenny Blumenschein
Creative Directors: Lucas Owens, Monique Kaplan, Colin O’Toole, Hansel Quintela



Nike, Play New

Director: Thirtytwo

Production company: Pulse Films

Agency: Wieden + Kennedy, Portland



Verizon, The Reset

Director: Doug Liman

Production company: Independent Media

Agency: Madwell, Brooklyn

Post: MPC

VFX artists: Alex Cruz,  David Piombino, Chris Bernier



Formula E, The Future

Director: Marcus Söderlund

Production company: Academy

DoP: Daniel Voldheim

Agency: Uncommon



The Humane Society, Save Ralph

Director: Spencer Susser

Producer Jeff Vespa

Puppetry: Andy Gent, Arch Model Studio