Grand Prix and two Golds at the DMA Awards 2011, for Indicia and Happy Hour Productions
Bristol based Happy Hour Productions, a leading film & commercials production company, helped win 3 awards at this year’s Direct Marketing Association Awards, including the Grand Prix – the top prize at the industry’s leading awards ceremony – with a series of online films.
The online viral films, produced by Happy Hour Productions, were an integral part of the ‘Work it Baby’ campaign for Very.co.uk, which also won Gold awards for Best Retail and Best Integrated Campaign.
Shaun the Sheep & Creature Comforts series producer joins leading commercials company
Bristol based Happy Hour Productions, a multi award winning film, video and animation production company, has today announced that Gareth Owen has joined its team as Commercials and Development Producer. Gareth had completed 12 years with the UK’s most successful animation company, Aardman Animations, winning a Children’s TV BAFTA and an International Emmy award for his work as Series Producer of Shaun the Sheep and multiple awards for three series of Creature Comforts.
Make the most of your production budget in order to create effective TV advertising campaigns, advises Happy Hour Productions
Tom George, producer at Happy Hour Productions, one of the leading TV commercial and corporate film production companies in the South West and London, outlines his ‘Top Ten Tips to successfully creating an effective TV advertising campaign.
Whether you are making your first TV commercial, or looking for a new supplier to create a new campaign, you’ll want to achieve results that boost sales and raise brand awareness. Whilst every brand has different requirements, there are some things you should keep in mind in order to create an effective TV advertising campaign:
Media buyer MediaCom Scotland and production company Happy Hour Productions have agreed with The Competition Commission’s rejections of proposals by broadcaster ITV to have more flexibility over its advertising charges.
ITV was looking to change the Contract Rights Renewal (CRR) which controls how much the broadcaster can charge for advertising slots, which was put in place to prevent the broadcaster from dominating the marketplace.
Bristol based Happy Hour Productions has created a TV direct response campaign for savings club Park Christmas Savings.
Directed by Scott Pleydell-Pearce and starring actress Claire Sweeney, the campaign was shot over three days and took ten weeks to produce. The ads will run until February 2010 to promote the benefits for saving for Christmas 2010, now.
Bristol based film, video and animation production company Happy Hour Productions has announced that Kev Harwood, assistant director of Fantastic Mr Fox, has rejoined as animation producer.
Harwood previously worked as production manager and then assistant director at Aardman Animations before joining Happy Hour in 2007.
Park Christmas Savings selects Happy Hour to shoot and produce Christmas ad
Happy Hour Productions, a multi-award winning film, video and animation production company – has today announced it has won a contract with Park Christmas Savings – the number one Christmas savings club – to produce its latest series of direct response TV ads staring Claire Sweeney and Wanda, the Park Fairy. The adverts, which were shot over three days and took ten weeks to produce, explain the benefits of saving for next Christmas to viewers.
Scott Pleydell-Pearce joins Happy Hour’s roster of directors
Happy Hour Productions, a multi award winning film and video production company, has today announced that Scott Pleydell-Pearce has joined its team of directors bringing with him over 21 years experience in animation and CGI.
‘Valuing Everyone’ – a 7 minute animated internal communication video produced for Nationwide Building Society, picked up Gold in both nominated categories. In addition, it went on to win the final Grand Prix Award at the end of the evening.