Colun light: Bonsai

Your kid, without sugar.
Colun light

Advertising Agency: Prolam Y&R, Santiago, Chile
Executive Creative Director: Tony Sarroca
Creative Director: Francisco Cavada
Art Director: Jorge Muñoz
Copywriter: Fabrizio Baracco
Agency Producer: Constanza Valdes
Account manager: Pablo Gacitua

22 comments

N17's picture
N17
469 pencils

i dont get it

AssassinX's picture
AssassinX
1329 pencils

???????????????????????????????

Anybody could explain ?

feddy_boo179's picture
feddy_boo179
71 pencils

In my opinion, the non-sugar drink makes the kid become intelligent and he could do the impossible ^^

Reality Check's picture
Reality Check
1828 pencils

Too much sugar can make a child hyperactive. This campaign demonstrates that Colun light can have the opposite effect on a child's behaviour.

AssassinX's picture
AssassinX
1329 pencils

Bonsai originated in China then 1400 yrs ago it was introduced to Japan.
Actually in these two countries, this miniature art is widely considered to be an entertainment for very old people. At least, it's not the thing for kids.

I'm still not sure abt the ad message of this campaign, maybe Reality Check is right.

Guest's picture
Guest

hehehe great :) very funny approach

Guest's picture
Guest

It simply means that the kid will be chilled with this drink, and not bouncing off the walls. Trimming a bonsai is a very good way to meditate and be one with your thoughts. I thought the ad was kind of funny.

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Guest

Simple really. The less sugar a child has the calmer they are; which translates into them being able to focus their attention on an intricate task.

Pombooie's picture
Pombooie
407 pencils

Really it's simple. The less sugar in the drink the able the child is to focus on a complex task - it aids their concentration levels! Advertising isn't that difficult - if it is then it's wrong. Maybe what we see so often are discrepancies in cultural understanding.

jponino's picture
jponino
601 pencils

sucks like never........
this is typically american way of seiing sugar...
the fact is this is your complete way to eat that you've to change, sugar as nothing to do with it
even if i'm a diabetic, i can absorb any sugar i want, but first i move my ass, and second, i know how and what to eat for doesn't looklike a fat ass

for all that reason that ad sucks.... this is what creatives done 15 years ago in europe...

Pombooie's picture
Pombooie
407 pencils

Shame it doesn't help you forge an argument, and help with your grammer.

Guest's picture
Guest

la media vuelta!....pf!

capywriter's picture
capywriter
5511 pencils

I don't want my kid to be boring. He should go out and play soccer. This approach reminds me of the Cannes Grand Prix from 2 years ago (Energizer), except they used this thinking the other (and better) way: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/energizer_lithium_batteries_pants

Elmārs Ārnieks's picture
Elmārs Ārnieks
840 pencils

it's ok

Life is a joke. Laugh.

Shajeel Dzyner's picture
Shajeel Dzyner
26 pencils

My opinion is what I understand by this ad the bonsai is small tree but grow it's same like a normal tree.
here the agency trying to show that child can drink without sugar.

tirthomitro's picture
tirthomitro
2764 pencils

is this ad gud enuf to generate so many cmmnts??
I do not thnk so...
Chak de Phatte!!

they showed me a picture & i laughed
dignity has never been photographed

Byte's picture
Byte
327 pencils

Funny series! Great.

Byte!

Cheerriiee's picture
Cheerriiee
952 pencils

kids without sugar, act more like grown ups?!

Guest's picture
Guest

Over photoshoped.

JustinCarrasquillo's picture
JustinCarrasquillo
549 pencils

Skin tones are a little off here... Strange hue in the yellow/orange channel. Flattened out.

Light looks off...

Guest's picture
Guest

i go with what this guy:

Guest | Mon, 2010-07-05 02:18
Simple really. The less sugar a child has the calmer they are; which translates into them being able to focus their attention on an intricate task.

@jponino- maybe you got too much sugar, i can see with your grammar

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Guest

Its simple. "Your kid without sugar" basically translates to being dull and boring trimming and caring for the tree when he could be doing things kids his age should be doing

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