Friday, April 23, 2010
Great Advertising, Clever Ads: U2 - 2010 FIFA World Cup Ad "One Game Changes Everything" - United
Produced by ESPN in conjunction with Wieden + Kennedy and directed by cinematographer Lance Acord (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Lost in Translation), “United” conveys the passion for the FIFA World Cup that unites disparate cultures (set to U2’s “Magnificent”).
This is the latest spot in ESPN’s “One Game Changes Everything” campaign, which consists of a total of five spots. The first spot, “Robben Island,” debuted on April 7 and focuses on the historic impact of the 2010 World Cup being held in South Africa. Future spots focus on the passion, traditions, rivalries and glory that are unique to the World Cup.
AD AGENCY: Wieden + Kennedy NY
DIRECTOR: Lance Acord
AD CAMPAIGN: "One Game Changes Everything"
WHERE AIRING: Across the ABC/ESPN family of networks
Great Advertising, Clever Ads