National Lottery: Life-Changing

A dream postponed.

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Running was all this woman, the heroine of this touching spot from AMV BBDO for the National Lottery, dreamed of. But the opportunities afforded to athletes today, thanks to funding from the Lottery, weren't around back then, so this woman -- now a mother -- has to realize her dream many years later.

Shot on location in the North of England, the moving film is shot by Academy's Martin de Thurah, and was inspired by Jenny Meadows, a 800m British Olympian whose own mother, Barbara, was never able to reach professional status because of the lack of funding.

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Credits
Date
Jun 12, 2012
Agency:
AMV BBDO
Client:
National Lottery
CW:
Alex Grieve
AD:
Adrian Rossi
Agency Planner:
Michael Lee
Agency Planner:
Emily Harlock
Agency Planner:
Alaina Crystal
TV Producer:
Olly Chapman
TV Producer:
Holly Pienaar
Media Agency:
MPG
Media Planner:
Simon Jenkins
Production Company:
Academy
Director:
Martin de Thurah
Production Co. Producer:
Simon Cooper
Post-Production Company:
The Mill
Audio Post-Production:
Factory
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