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Grab the Tissues as Grandpa Moves On in This Touching Cheerios Spot

Matt Smukler Directs Latest Slice of Family Life

By Alexandra Jardine. Published on Oct 05, 2015

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Cheerios has been producing some beautiful ads about family life recently, and its latest is no exception. You'll well up as a grandfather leaves his home and neighborhood, driven off by his daughter to somewhere new as the "For Rent" sign goes up. As she tries to convince him how much he'll love his new room, you get the sense of dread that he'll soon be surrounded by the sterile, cold walls of a nursing home.

However his destination is no anonymous retirement facility, but his daughter's family home, where an array of Cheerios -- and an adorable grandchild -- await. Matt Smukler of Community Films directed the spot for Saatchi & Saatchi New York.

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Credits

Date
Oct 05, 2015
Agency:
Saatchi & Saatchi New York
Chief Creative Officer:
Jay Benjamin
Client:
Cheerios
Executive Creative Director:
Peter Smith
Creative Director:
Johnnie Ingram
Copywriter:
Brad Soulas
VP, Executive Producer:
Dani Stoller
Producer:
Ali Issari
SVP Account Director:
Emily Wilcox
Account Director:
David Barone
Account Supervisor:
Taylor Doyle
Business Manager:
Christina Mattson
Production Company:
Community Films
Director:
Matt Smukler
Executive Producer:
Carl Swan
Executive Producer:
Lizzie Schwartz
Line Producer:
Lisa Shaw
Director of Photography:
Tami Reiker
Editorial:
Beast
Editor:
Jim Ulbrich
Producer:
Sheena Wagaman
Original Music:
Pulse Music

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