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Vodafone New Zealand: Hollywouldn't

A little less conversation, please.

Published on Aug 29, 2012

Editor's Pick

New Zealand's favorite young star, James Rolleston (Boy), appears in a cute little commercial for Vodafone via DraftFCB Auckland, which trashes Hollywood for being full of talkers -- and not enough doers. "There's even meetings about meetings," says the young Rolleston, who gets so fed up that he shuns the fluffy pool side towels and smashing dental care, puts on his wellies, and flies home. Because in New Zealand, doers actually do -- even if the doing is something as absurd as building a robot dolphin.

There's something to be said for the actor's charm: even his America-bashing is kind of adorable. And watch out for the brief cameo from Taika Waititi, who directed Boy.

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Credits

Date
Aug 29, 2012
Agency:
DraftFCB Auckland
Client:
Vodafone New Zealand
Film Company:
Robber's Dog
Director:
Adam Stevens
Group Executive Creative Director:
James Mok
ECD:
Regan Grafton
CD:
Chris Schofield
CD:
Billy McQueen
Writer:
Matt Williams
Writer:
Scott Kelly
AD:
Freddie Coltart
AD:
Leisa Wall
Head of TV:
Esther Watkins
Agency Producer:
Pip Mayne
Head of Client Service:
Fleur Head
Planning Director:
David Thomason
Senior Planner:
Hilary Dobson
Graphics:
Reuben Boey
Film Company:
Robber's Dog
Director:
Adam Stevens
Producer/EP:
Mark Foster
Producer:
Larisa Tiffin
DOP:
Crighton Bone
DOP:
Richard Henkels
Editor:
Tim Mauger
Grade:
Pete Ritchie
Music:
Peter Van Der Fluit
Sound Design:
Jon Cooper
Sound Design:
Franklin Road
Inferno Designer:
Leonie Willis
Senior Media Planner:
James Davidson
General Manager:
Natalie Sutherland
CMO:
Greg Campbell
Head of Brand and Consumer Comms:
Liz Wilson
Head of Business Brand and Communications:
Nileema Allerston

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