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On This Day
(1-25 of 25)

Baci
"Love Notes"
40s
3 Dec 2004


Honda
"The Impossible Dream"
2 mins
3 Dec 2005


Irn Bru
"The Snowman"
60s
3 Dec 2006
Quite glorious spoof of Raymond Briggs Christmas fixture The Snowman has a little boy taking a nocturnal flight with his snow

Freixenet
"The Key to Reserva"
9 mins 20s
3 Dec 2007
Martin Scorsese directed and stars in this film lasting nine and a half minutes.

Barnardo's
"Turn Around"
60s
3 Dec 2009
This clever film for Barnardo's uses a sequence twice to form a filmic palindrome.

Netflix
"Tree Topper"
60s
3 Dec 2013
Christmas from the point of view of a tree ornament turns out to be both sweet and funny in this commercial featuring the vocal talents of Lorraine Bracco - Dr Melfi in The Sopranos.

Chanel No. 5
"Marilyn Monroe"
60s
3 Dec 2013
Chanel's ad reclaims Marilyn Monroe after the iconic actress appeared in a 2011 Dior ad.

Nike
"Mr Sun"
1 min 40s
3 Dec 2013
This is such an interesting piece of work on so many levels.

Toys R Us
"Exactly What You Wish For"
60s
3 Dec 2015
Toys R Us's Christmas ad proves the Americans can provide just as much sentimentality as Europeans at this time of year.

Smart Energy GB
"Gaz and Leccy"
2 mins 55s
3 Dec 2015
This is an interesting hybrid of an online film and a live stunt that took place in a cinema to advertise Smart Energy GB.

Volvo
"Look Who's Driving"
2 mins 25s
3 Dec 2015
What a marvellous idea for an online spot promoting the sheer resilience of Volvo trucks: rig one up like a giant remote controlled car, give the controls to a four year old girl, and let her steer it.

Dancing On Ice
"Polar Bears"
60s
3 Dec 2017
ITV announces the latest season of Dancing On Ice in style with this fantastic animated ad.

Pedigree
"Season of Good Dog"
1 min 48s
3 Dec 2018
A dog's patchy understanding of the meaning of Christmas propels this charming piece of work for Pedigree.

Huawei
"StorySign"
1 min 50s
3 Dec 2018
Every Christmas there's a film which swerves into view at the last minute and catches the public's imagination, and this year the honour may belong to this immensely sweet ad for Huawei.

Easyjet
"Hide and Seek"
60s
3 Dec 2019
A game of hide and seek goes global in this smartly scripted commercial for Easyjet.

Hafod Hardware
"Be A Kid This Christmas"
2 mins 03s
3 Dec 2019
According to the Daily Mail, this film for Hafod Hardware cost just 100 to make.

Apple
"The Surprise"
3 mins
3 Dec 2019
The track 'Married Life' by Michael Giacchino is so firmly attached to the 2009 Pixar film 'Up' that you'd think that it'd be necessary to cut an umbilical cord to use it anywhere else. But its use in this fantastically emotional film for Apple by Mark Molloy is simply perfect.

Beechams All In One
"Ice Pool"
30s
3 Dec 2005


Magners
"Stay With Me"
30s
3 Dec 2006


Hulsta
"Zip"
30s
3 Dec 2006


Dell
"Destruction"
60s
3 Dec 2007
A new PC from Dell makes all the earlier models so defunct that you might as well as well smash them to pieces.

Nokia
"Astronaut"
40s
3 Dec 2007
A man in a cumbersome space suit makes his way across an urban location.

Tesco
"Keep Everyone Happy"
50s
3 Dec 2007
The feisty five argue over what to have for their Christmas Dinner before descending on their local Tesco.

BBC 3
"Fearless"
90s
3 Dec 2008
A beautifully-delivered piece of deadpan advertising the sullen teenager in the BBC broadcasting family.

Taste Of Christmas
"Shopping List"
30s
3 Dec 2008
Gordon Ramsay gives an epic shopping list to his wife and children.


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