Heroes of Today

Agency: DDB


DDB Spain created a new campaign to show the racial discrimination unfortunately in sports. It is a short film, based on real tweets and starring one of the 18 African-American athletes who competed at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. The piece shows Jesse Owens experiences during his journey to the legendary Olympic Stadium and reflects the racial discrimination currently to be found in sport.
The short film is the first story of the platform “Heroes of Today” that bring together several brands to join forces and transform society. The Professional Football League, Iberia, Correos, Telepizza, Baviera Clinic and 11811, are the first to sign up for the platform. seeks out and tells real stories about real heroes, members of the public, employees and others who share their experiences and learns, and fight for a better world, because as long as there is still intolerance or discrimination, we will continue to need heroes.

This professional campaign titled 'Heroes of Today' was published in Spain in April, 2019. It was created by ad agency: DDB. This Film medium campaign is related to the Public Interest, NGO and Sports industries and contains 1 media asset. It was submitted over 4 years ago.


Advertising Agency: DDB, Madrid, Spain
Creative General Manager: Jose Maria Roca de Viñals
Creative Executive Director: Daniel Rodríguez, Nerea Cierco y Alfredo Vaz
Art Director: Fernando Morate
Copy: Arturo Dorado
Account Director: Alejandro Lavezzolo
Coordination: Miguel Rodriguez
Executive Account: José de la Fe
Production Director: Enrique Feijoo
Producer: Beatriz Mancha
Production: Garlic
Producer: BRBR
Executive Producer: Alvaro Gorospe e Irene Nuñez
Producer: Laura Ibáñez
Photography Director: Michal Babinec
Postproduction: El Ranchito
Sound stage: Miguel Calvo
Editor: Ale García
Project Manager Digital: Iván Olavarría
Digital Producer The OMS
PR Agency: QMS Comunicación

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