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BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:30 pm

If anyone watched the worlds best TV ads last week you would have seen that this was one of the best ever made:::

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxs106rp5RQ

Also a personal favourite of mine.
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:21 pm

I saw that programme, It was great the AD agency explaining how it was developed and filmed. The logistics were just amazing getting all those people co-ordinated at once.
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:26 pm

That was a phenomenal ad. Do you remember the one that showed the island of Manhattan coming into land at LHR? It went something like "BA flies more people across the Atlantic than live in Manhattan" or some such thing. Very cool, high-tech. Believe it won some award(s) as well.
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:37 pm

Always an all time classic.

One thing I noticed for the first time ... the face turns into a globe at the end.
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:47 pm

Quoting LongHauler (Reply 3):
One thing I noticed for the first time ... the face turns into a globe at the end.

Yeah I had forgotten that also . I just love the bit with all the nationalities and the British flag in the background. I think those were much better days and the BA prodcut was better then IMHO. But I guess its down to personal prefference.

Quoting Avatordon (Reply 2):
Do you remember the one that showed the island of Manhattan coming into land at LHR?

Yes that was a cool ad. I couldnt find it on youtube though . Anyone got a link???
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:46 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 4):
Yes that was a cool ad. I couldnt find it on youtube though . Anyone got a link???

There's a link in the thread starter's post...
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Fri Mar 16, 2007 11:08 pm

Great ad, indeed. Do you know if it was made by Saatchi - I know they used to be BA's as agency at some point. If I am not mistaken, they came up with "The world's favourite airline"
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:24 am

British Airways advertisements have always been my favorite. Classy, "emotional", "simple" with global-appeal for the world audience. A standard to be matched. Well done BA!
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:36 am

My favorite BA ad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KMUQdcgBf4

Though I must say, Emirates is not far behind in terms of TV advertising....

One of my favorite from EK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y1_J_S-3h8
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:37 am

There are many on Youtube, just type the name of the airline...here is one made for the Indian market

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KMUQdcgBf4
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:38 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 4):
Quoting Avatordon (Reply 2):
Do you remember the one that showed the island of Manhattan coming into land at LHR?

Yes that was a cool ad. I couldnt find it on youtube though . Anyone got a link???

Here you go...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izkgAdISB4Q&mode=related&search=
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:46 am

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 5):
There's a link in the thread starter's post...



Quoting SeattleFlyer (Reply 10):
Here you go...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izkgA...arch=

WOW , thanks for that , I typed in Manhatten BA ad and nothing came up . I was 8 when that was on TV !!! God another lifetime ago. Was that filmed in West London??? The houses seem familier like Chiswick or Ealing . Its amazing to see the Twin Towers !!!!!
 
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RE: BA ''Face'' Ad Ranks In Top 50 Ever Made

Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:43 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWjxXUPbmk8

I showed this one to my 4 year old nephew a few days ago! A nice one  Smile

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