Guinness’s ‘There is more life in the dark’ campaign airs on Irish television

January 22, 2011


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Irish International BBDO is premiering its new international ad for Diageo’s Guinness brand, Dark Life, on Irish television this weekend.

The latest in Guinness’s iconic commercials uses state-of-the-art digital post production techniques, as well as some nice Canon 5D digital cameras, to superimpose the famous stout’s head settling over some global cityscapes. It was directed by French director Frederic Planchon and filmed in cities from New York, Bogota & Hong Kong.

Digitology blog explains how they created the effects here.

Speaking to their blog about the effects Irish International’s Pat Hamill said, “Watching the effects come together was a real pleasure. Tom Debenham [Visual Effects Supervisor and Director of Photography with One of Us] really put in the hours to achieve a great result under a great deal of time pressure. We were looking for a unique magical effect and that’s what we got”.

The ad’s music is 10 Mile Stereo from Beach House and is taken from their critically acclaimed album Teen Dream. The commercial will air internationally from next month.


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Ajit Jain

Ajit Jain is marketing and sales head at Octal Info Solution, a leading iPhone app development company and offering platform to hire Android app developers for your own app development project. He is available to connect on Google Plus, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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