Best of 2012: TV ads

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Like the folk in ‘Better Ads For All’ affirm, it’s few and far between that an ad plays that you actually don’t mind watching. However, when a TVC is done well, it’s something special. 2012 has brought some beautifully shot, entertaining and clever TV commercials to our screens.

 

The TV category has always been highly debated on 10and5 and it’s not often that everyone agrees on a favourite, but, these are the ads that we think got it right.

 

BETTER ADS FOR ALL

The Jupiter Drawing Room and Bouffant for the Loerie Awards SABC highlight show.

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y03wspg2DcA[/youtube]

 

NANDO’S vs SANTAM

A spontaneous ad battle between Black River FC for Nando’s and KingJames for Santam.

 

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THULA THULA

MetropolitanRepublic and Jump for MTN.

 

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WHO’S DRIVING YOU HOME TONIGHT? 

FoxP2 and Giant Films for Brandhouse’s Drive Dry initiative.

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhk-eOoR24w[/youtube]

 

KALAHARI OLYMPIC ADS

Fun, Olympics-inspired ads by JWT Cape Town for online retailer kalahari.com.

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsFgpHxVF4E[/youtube]

 

MY LIFE AS A MOVIE

Ogilvy Joburg and Picture Tree Films for the first M-Net brand campaign to be made in over a decade.

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVU-v8xpY5c[/youtube]

 

MORE JUICE THAN YOU THINK

A 10 second spot for Ceres Fruit Juice by Bester Burke Slingers and Bioscope Films.

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-Wf-Yjk1UI[/youtube]

 

BREATHE DEEP

 

Ogilvy Cape Town and Egg Films for Halls.

 

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DIVERSITY

 

A banned TVC by Black River FC and Bouffant for Nando’s.

 

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SOME THINGS SHOULD ONLY BE EXPERIENCED ON THE BIG SCREEN

 

FoxP2 and Bouffant for Ster-Kinekor

 

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