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Cadillac Hails Richard Linklater, Steve Wozniak in Oscars Commercial

Brand Is Hoping to Attract Creative, Entrepreneurial Buyers

Published on Feb 23, 2015

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After trailing its Oscars ad with a film that used a Teddy Roosevelt speech about "daring greatly," Cadillac revealed last night that the "daring" theme is all about being creative, entrepreneurial and passionate -- the kind of buyers the brand hopes to attract. The spot, by Publicis New York and Publicis London, hailed "daring" people like Richard Linklater, the director of "Boyhood" (which lost out to "Birdman" for Best Picture), as well as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Asian fashion designer Jason Wu, personal-genomics pioneer Anne Wojcicki and Njeri Rionge, who helped bring Africa the internet. Set to the strains of Edith Piaf singing "Je Ne Regrette Rien," it was directed by Independent's Doug Liman.

Read more about the campaign, and Cadillac's strategy, over at AdAge.com.

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Credits

Date
Feb 23, 2015
Agency:
Publicis
Client:
Cadillac
Exec Creative Director:
Andy Bird
Exec Creative Director:
Joseph Johnson
Executive Vice President/Creative Director:
Carlos Figueiredo
VP, Creative Director:
Jean Rhode
VP, Creative Director:
Roger Norris
Chief Production Officer:
Lisa Bifulco
VP, Executive Producer:
Lauren Schneidmuller
Associate Producer:
Jennifer Truss
Music Producer:
Theresa Notartomaso
Broadcast Business Manager:
Janet Wollman
Prod. Co.:
Independent Films
Director:
Doug Liman
Editorial House:
Lost Planet NY
Editor:
Hank Corwin
Assistant Editor:
Federico Brusilovsky
Executive Producer:
Krystn Wagenberg
Producer:
Lauren Hafner Addison
VFX:
The Mill
Mix:
Sound Lounge

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