For National Savings month we tackled the culture of conspicuous spending on social media (a key reason people get into debt). We took two of the biggest celebs in South Africa (who were notorious for displaying their wealth) and secretly agreed with them to start posting a radically low budget lifestyle on their social channels. The media, not realising it was a campaign, went crazy with speculation that they had “gone broke”. And then we revealed the truth.
Digital advertisement created by King James, South Africa for Sanlam, within the category: Finance.
Creative Directors: Cameron Watson, Michael Wilson
Art Director: Elridge Marshall
Copywriters: Michael Wilson, Emma Drummond
Executive Creative Directors: Matt Ross, Dan Pinch
Digital Agency: Punk
Social Agency: Society
PR Agency: Atmosphere