Vodafone New Zealand : Hollywouldn't

A little less conversation, please.

Published On
Aug 29, 2012

Editor's Pick

New Zealand's favorite young star, James Rolleston (Boy), appears in a cute little commercial for Vodafone via DraftFCB Auckland, which trashes Hollywood for being full of talkers -- and not enough doers. "There's even meetings about meetings," says the young Rolleston, who gets so fed up that he shuns the fluffy pool side towels and smashing dental care, puts on his wellies, and flies home. Because in New Zealand, doers actually do -- even if the doing is something as absurd as building a robot dolphin.

There's something to be said for the actor's charm: even his America-bashing is kind of adorable. And watch out for the brief cameo from Taika Waititi, who directed Boy.

Credits

Date
Aug 29, 2012
Brand:
Vodafone New Zealand
Client:
Vodafone New Zealand
Agency:
DraftFCB-Auckland
Film Company:
Robber's Dog
Director:
Adam Stevens
Executive Group Director:
James Mok
Executive Creative Director/Production:
Regan Grafton
Creative Director:
Chris Schofield
Creative Director:
Billy McQueen
Writer:
Matt Williams
Writer:
Scott Kelly
Art Director:
Freddie Coltart
Art Director:
Leisa Wall
Head of TV:
Esther Watkins
Agency Producer:
Pip Mayne
Head of Client Services:
Fleur Head
Planning Director:
David Thomason
Senior Planner:
Hilary Dobson
Graphics:
Reuben Boey
Film Company:
Robber's Dog
Director:
Adam Stevens
Producer/Executive Producer:
Mark Foster
Producer:
Larisa Tiffin
Director, Photography:
Crighton Bone
Director, Photography:
Richard Henkels
Editor:
Tim Mauger
Grade:
Pete Ritchie
Music:
Peter Van Der Fluit
Sound Design:
Jon Cooper
Sound Design:
Franklin Road
Inferno Designer:
Leonie Willis
Senior Media Planner:
James Davidson
General Manager:
Natalie Sutherland
Chief Marketing Officer:
Greg Campbell
Head of Brand and Consumer Comms:
Liz Wilson
Head of Business Brand and Communications:
Nileema Allerston

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