Show us your buns

  • Advertising
  • September 29, 2011
  • StopPress Team
Show us your buns

Youtube VideoIn another pump of patriotism McD’s has released a third ad saluting the unconventional spirit of Kiwis, and celebrating our innate ability to tinker with things in an effort to make them better.To herald the development of the Kiwi Angus burger, for those who like their burgers a little bit fancy, DDB NZ has come up with some great inventions of their own.  Think gull-winged Mazdas, remote controlled lawn mowers and an ingenious way to watch TV in the shower, which may or may not catch on.  DDB NZ’s ideas are right up there with other Kiwi greats like splitting the atom, amphibious cars, bungy jumping and flying.

Just because.  We’re a humble lot.

CREDITS FOR McDonald's: ‘Just Because’

Client – McDonald's New Zealand

Group Executive Creative Director – Toby Talbot
Creative Director – Steve Kane

Art Director/copywriter: Brett Colliver
Art Director/copywriter: Simone Louis
Digital Creative Director: Aaron Goldring
Digital Art Director/copywriter: Ben Barnes
Digital Art Director/copywriter: Matt Webster
Digital producer: Lucy Sampson

Group Business Director: Zoe Alden
Business Director: Susie Darling
Planning Director: Lucinda Sherborne

Director of Marketing : Jules Lloyd
National Marketing Manager : Robert Bowring
Brand Manager : Chet Patel
Head of Television: Judy Thompson
Agency TV Producer: Pip Mayne


Director: Steve Saussey
Producer: Nikki Walker
DOP – Ian McCaroll.
Editor - William Roberts
Liquid Studios – Peter Van Der Fluit
Sound Mix
David Liversidge at Radiate

Flying Start Pictures – Product Shots
DOP – Danny Pope
Editor – Philippe Lods


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