Monday November 5, 2007

 


Drumming gorilla hits Canadian movie screens

Cadbury’s Phil Collins-loving, drum-playing gorilla can be seen on movie screens across Canada with the chocolate maker running a cinema campaign to drive consumers to a contest at GoGorilla.ca.

The 90-second ad of a gorilla hammering out the drum solo for “In the air tonight” became the viral hit of the late summer. To take advantage of that popularity, Cadbury Canada, with the help of media agency M2 and MacLaren McCann, which adapted the spot for maximum movie screen effect, will run the spot on 850 movie screens across Canada (except Quebec) for the next four weeks. The ad will end with a throw to GoGorilla.ca.

“This ad is pure visual entertainment and ideal for the theatre,” said Monica Tenorio, marketing director, Cadbury Chocolate, Cadbury Adams Canada, in a release. “We wanted to give Canadians the chance to sit back and enjoy the genius of Phil Collins and the gorilla on the big screen with big sound.”

The original ad was created by “A Glass and a Half Full Productions,” a new Cadbury marketing platform that produces original pieces of entertainment. According to the Cadbury release, “The concept is to make you smile as much when you watch it as when you enjoy a Cadbury Dairy Milk, which is made with a glass and a half of fresh milk.”

Visitors to GoGorilla.ca can see the ad again, or play a game for a chance to win the grand prize of a gorilla suit, a purple drum kit and a year’s supply of bananas and Cadbury chocolate bars.

The watch-and-repeat style game gives players a top-down view of a drum set. After a drum sequence plays, with each drum lighting up, visitors have to repeat the sequence correctly to earn an e-ballot. The site was created by Carnyx Communications in Toronto.

David Brown

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