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November 2014


Stoned drivers are a problem in New Zealand. But they don’t want to hear it’s dangerous. Many reckon they actually drive safer and slower when they’re stoned. Thing is, speed’s not the issue. Reaction time is. The problem was compounded by the fact that these guys are notoriously hard to reach. They’re experts at tuning out ads they don’t find believable and messages they don’t want to hear. We needed a new, authentic and targeted way to tell our story. Introducing TinnyVision—a group of guys sharing their stoner sessions on Snapchat. Why? Because they can get away with it. On Snapchat you watch it once and it’s gone. No incriminating evidence. We seeded rumour of TinnyVision’s funny stoner snaps on sites where kiwi stoners hang out and swap stories. Nobody suspected a thing. Every day a new audience added TinnyVision on Snapchat. Over the course of that day they watched the guys get stoned and their reactions get slower. Ten video snaps later, the guys decide to go for a drive. A girl walks out. The driver is too slow to react. He hits her. She hits the windscreen. Imagine that. You’ve just witnessed a girl get hurt—possibly killed. You can’t watch it again—it’s gone. For just a second, you freak out. Then your phone beeps and one final snap gives the game away.

Digital advertisement created by BBDO, New Zealand for NZ Transport Agency, within the category: Public Interest, NGO.

Advertising Agency: Clemenger BBDO, Wellington, New Zealand
Executive Creative Director: Philip Andrew
Creative Director: Brigid Alkema
Creatives: Erik Hay, Brigid Alkema
Producer: Matt Noonan
DoP: Darryl Ward
Sound: Marmalade Audio
Group Account Director: Linda Major
Agency Producer: Martin Grey
Editor: Richard Shaw
Director: Taika Waititi
Account manager: Bethany Omeri
Lead Developer: Jeff Ghazally
Backend Developer: Dylan Jennings
Digital Producer: Loren Ransley
Designer: Tom McGuinness
Managing Partner: Matt McNeil
Senior Digital Planner: Will Innes
Strategy and Insights Planner: Henry Lyons
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CrackerJackFlash's picture

Works for me.

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kleenex's picture

The ending saved it.

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damnson's picture

Didn't save it for me.

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An axe murderer of ads.

Dzsoi's picture

For me the end was at 0:25. That didn't save it.

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CrackerJackFlash's picture

Works for me.

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Liviu's picture

too long. the ending was not a big surprise.

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