Some like it hot

  • Advertising
  • November 8, 2012
  • StopPress Team
Some like it hot

Catvertising has gone mainstream in 2012 and Mammoth Insulation's rather self-satisfied, warmth-loving feline Prince Nikolai Stroganov III, who made the cut for our TVCs of the Week not long ago, added his name to the list when the campaign was launched back in October. Now Sugar & Partners, which is on a bit of a creative roll after recalibrating recently, has followed up the main 45 second brand spot with three more 15 second spots.

"As well as keeping homes warmer, the campaign reveals that this is modern insulation, made from polyester fibers that are safe and easy to handle," says a release. "The ads also demonstrate how Mammoth's flexibility means it can be installed in roofs, ceiling and under floors, which is unique ... Like all 'Cat Memes', we can hear/read his inner thoughts and here we discover he abhors the cold and sees his owners as mere servants, only tolerated in order to ensure the uninterrupted nature of his warm and cozy lifestyle."

And for true fans, he's even got his own Twitter handle


Client: Mammoth – Modern Insulation.

Murray Durbin - General Manager

 Tony Snushall - Managing Director

 Kirsty Hughes - Marketing Communications Manager

Agency: Sugar&Partners

Creative Partners: Damon O’Leary & Dave Nash

Creatives: Daniel Nelson & Genevieve Chunn

Head of Content: Wictoria Markula

Managing Director: Sonya Berrigan

Group Account Director: Jamie McLean

Senior Account Manager: Campbell McLean

Production Company: Thick As Thieves

Director: Leo Woodhead

Executive Producer: Nik Beachman

Producer: Rebekah Kelly

DOP – Ari Wegner

Editor – Michael Lonsdale

Offline/Online Post Production– Blockhead 

Audio Post Production - Liquid Studios

Sound Engineer - Craig Matuschka

Animal Trainer – Caroline Girdlestone

Nikolai the Cat - Koko

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