Skoda: Newborn

A beaming granddad takes a teddy bear out of his car that he has bought as a gift for his newborn grandson. But then the other grandparents pull up in their Skoda Superb Combi. And granddad’s high spirits quickly fade.

Advertising Agency: Selmore, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Creative Directors: Jakko Achterberg, Niels Westra
Art Director: Jakko Achterberg
Copywriter: Niels Westra
Agency Producer: Patrick Nelemans
Account Supervisor: Otto Van Der Harst
Advertiser's Supervisors: Peter Van Der Graaf, Tom Van Kuyk
Account Manager: Emilie Van Dijk
Planner: Otto Van Der Harst
Production Company: First On Mars
Producer: Robert Roosenstein
Director: Herman Poppelaars
Editor: Ben Isaacs
Sound Design / Arrangement: The Ambassadors
Post Production: Crab Salad

January 2010


Jaap Grolleman's picture
Jaap Grolleman
6992 pencils

Effective ad - not a huge wow factor, but it'll sell some cars I think.

JeffP's picture
810 pencils

I was expecting such an ending but the SIZE of the elephant caught me by surprise. Congrats Selmore!

morse's picture
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It works, but are they really competing with teddy bear sizes??

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AssassinX's picture
1329 pencils

Interesting story.

It is a Rover 75 in the video?

royschellekens's picture
390 pencils

Hats off to the production guy that found that big ass teddy bear!


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Cesar Hector's picture
Cesar Hector
217 pencils

Simple, direct and with good care on detail; not only gets the job done but is quite fun to watch.

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