This Organ Donation Spot Celebrates 'Mom and Dad Bods'

Music Video Encourages Millennials to Get Their Parents to Register

By Alexandra Jardine. Published on Oct 24, 2016

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Organ donation nonprofit Organize is encouraging millennials to persuade their parents to become donors with a spot/music video humorously celebrating "mom and dad bods." According to Organize, only about 10% of people over 50 years of age ultimately donate their organs due to a misconception that they are no longer healthy enough to qualify as donors.

The film, by Mother New York, starts with a compere introducing the "mom and dad bod anthem" to an audience of milennials and their parents. We then see a selection of 45-60 year olds showing off their bodies in all sorts of ways, from dancing to hula hooping and cheerleading. It was directed by Partizan's Bo Mirosseni and will run on YouTube and on social media, where it will be promoted by celebrities including Kelly Osbourne and David Hasselhoff.

"We wanted to make mature people feel great about the beautiful life-saving power of their bodies because body positivity is one of the most important elements of this campaign," said Jose "Pepe" Funegra, creative director, Mother New York, in a statement.

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Oct 24, 2016
Mother New York
Production Company:
Bo Mirosseni
Executive Producer:
Philip Fox-Mills
Sara Greco
Music Company:
Butter Music and Sound
Chief Creative Officer:
Andrew Sherman
Composer/Creative Director:
Max Schad
Executive Producer/Managing Director:
Ian Jeffreys
Annick Mayer
Ryan Faucett
Visual Effects:
Method Studios
Executive Producer:
Angela Lupo
Alex Tracy
Creative Director:
Randie Swanberg
Visual Effects Supervisor:
Randie Swanberg
Color Company:
Company 3
Jamie O'Bradovitch
Katie Andrews
Mr. Bronx Audio Post
Claudia Gaspar

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