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Heineken: This is the Game

It's all about the code.

Published on Aug 11, 2011

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From Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam comes a series of rousing yet lighthearted spots for Heineken, highlighting its sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup 2011, set to take place in New Zealand this Fall.

The spots tell the story of 'The Code', highlighting a set of rules by which all fans and players live by - such as badly sung rugby songs ('you will respect a man's anthem, even when he murders it'.) They also include archived match footage, and accompanying print ads highlight the rules of the code in retro fashion, inspired by traditional match programs.

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Credits

Date
Aug 11, 2011
Agency:
Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam
Client:
Heineken
Executive Creative Director:
Mark Bernath
Executive Creative Director:
Eric Quennoy
Art Director:
Craig Williams
Copywriter:
David Smith
Agency Producer:
Cat Reynolds
Agency Producer:
Ross Plummer
Art Buyer:
Andrew Koningen
Planner:
Martin Weigel
Production Company:
Revolver
Director:
Steve Rogers
Executive Producer:
Michael Ritchie
Producer:
Ian Iveson
Director of Photography:
Geoffrey Simpson
Production Company:
Cherokee
Producer:
Katie Smith
Editing Company:
The Editors
Editor:
Bernard Garry
Audio Post:
Wave Sound Studios
Sound Designer/Mixer:
Alex Nicholls-Lee
Executive Producer:
Monique Wichard
Artist:
Faust
Title:
"A Soldier's Chorus"
Music Company:
Extreme Music
Post Production:
Glassworks
Flame:
Lise Prud'Homme
Flame:
Kyle Obley
Telecine:
Ben Rogers
Producer:
Hannah McDonald
Illustrator:
Tavis Coburn
Print Production:
TAG
Retoucher:
Dario Fusnecher

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