Stop Motion and a Gigantic Mango Meet Bollywood in This Quirky Ad for Frooti

Animated Ad Is at Center of Rebrand for Indian Juice Drink

Published on Mar 30, 2015

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This ad for Indian fruit drink Frooti combines stop motion animation with Bollywood, and a giant mango to make an ad that's certainly memorable for the category. In the spot, from Special Guest in collaboration with design firm Sagmeister & Walsh, a crowd of miniature people find a gigantic mango and try unsuccessfully to turn it into a drink.

Finally a miniature version of Bollywood star and longtime Frooti spokesman Shah Rukh Khan arrives on the scene; he encourages everyone to sing, and the mango is transformed into a giant Frooti bottle. The ad ends with the real-life Khan enjoying the product. 1stAveMachine director Marc Reisbig and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios were responsible for the animation.

The spot kicks off a rebrand of Frooti that will also include experiential, out of home, logo development, new packaging, a new website, and print and social media.

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Mar 30, 2015
Special Guest
Executive Creative Director/Partner (Sagmeister and Walsh):
Jessica Walsh
Sagmeister & Walsh
Executive Creative Director/Partner (Sagmeister and Walsh):
Stefan Sagmeister
Co-founder/Executive Creative Director (SpecialGuest):
Aaron Duffy
Business Director:
Ashley McGee
Creative Director/ Copywriter:
Jonathan Emmerling
Creative Development:
Edward Choi
Creative Development:
Chloe Corner
Production Company:
1st Ave Machine
Marc Reisbig
Partner/Executive Producer:
Sam Penfield
Executive Producer:
Melinda Nugent
Executive Producer:
Garrett Braren
Leanne Amos
Head of Production:
Lisanne McDonald
Associate Producer:
Christina Jang
Visual Effects Director:
John Loughlin
Jonathan Vitagliano
Chris Russo
Seth Ricart/Ricart and Co.
Music Composer and Supervisor:
Amit Trivedi
Animation/Post Production Company:
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Executive Producer:
John Harvatine IV
Executive Producer:
Eric Towner
Executive Producer:
Matt Senreich
Executive Producer:
Seth Green
Supervising Producer:
Janet Dimon
David Brooks
Line Producer:
Barb Cimity
Production Manager:
Mario De Jesus
Director, Photography:
Helder Sun
Animation Director:
Harry Chaskin
Matt Manning
Alfonso Estrada
Director, Character Fabrication:
Tennessee Norton
Character Fabricator:
Tommy Keiser
Jenny McKibben
Visual Effects Lead:
Jack Hamilton

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