Projects

April 2016

Kellogg's All-Bran - Trust Your Gut

Another collaboration between director Dean Hewison and Two Birds for Kellogg's All-Bran.

The TVC we produced for them in 2013, Epic Training Montage ,is still running in Australia and has been a massive success for Kellogg's.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd
Director:
Dean Hewison
DOP:
Chris Matthews

March 2016

Swisse Featuring Kieran Read

A series of 4 TVCs for Australian agency Noisy Beast and their major client Swisse, featuring All Black captain Kieran Read.

With a lead-time of only 4 days until the shoot it was critical that no feathers were ruffled and Two Birds certainly delivered on that.

“They say 'a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush', well TWO BIRDS is worth GOLD. Your production is certainly in safe hands with the team at Two Birds.”
Lee Rogers, Director.

Click to watch Magnesium , Glucosamine Sulfate, Sleep

Agency:
Noisy Beast
Creative Director:
Christine Issac
Agency Producer:
Marlese Sloan
Director:
Lee Rogers
Production Company:
Two Birds Ltd
Producer:
Mary Wall
DOP:
James Cowley

January - March 2016

Sovereign ‘Kiss Them Goodbye’

An agency production for JWTs new major client Sovereign Insurance.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team :
Kent Briggs/Sam Henderson
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Exit Films
Director:
Greg Wood

December 2015 - February 2016

Ford ‘Best of Both ’

This highlighted Fords sponsorship and relationship with the All Blacks and the Black Caps

Shows three prize winning families spending a weekend with the All Blacks watching the Black Caps play at Eden Park.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team :
Mike Ramsay
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
The Storyboard
Director:
Brian Challis

September - October 2015

Ford Everest

Another production with Underpants and a voiceover from Sir Edmund Hillary.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Underpants

Jan 2015 - August 2015

Ford - The Driven

World Cup year and the All Blacks talking to Scotty Stevenson about the Fords they own in a series of TVCs.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creatives:
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Farmer Clark

May 2015 - July 2015

Ford HQ - Q3 2015

A new campaign of 4 TVCs using Shannon Ryan from "The Block NZ" as the face of Ford.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative:
Mike Ramsay
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Wanted

March 2015 - May 2015

Ford ‘Fieldays’ 2015

Again using archival footage,from the classic 1970's "The Dog Show",this TVC was animated and post produced by the clever team at Underpants.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Underpants

October 2014 - November 2014

Contact Energy ‘Nits’

Another agency production in the top-rated innovative Sofa Sagas series.

Casey and Olly's Sweary Winters is now the 2nd ranked TVC in the country

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Alex Dyer/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Sunday Punch

September 2014 - November 2014

Placemakers ‘Brand’

Agency produced for JWT's client Placemakers and 7 TVCs were shot in Queenstown over 4 weeks showing progress on a building site

Designed specifically to appeal to Placemakers main customers, trade workers.

Click to watch Matt in Store , Matt on Site , Ute , Frame and Truss

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative :
Rod Prosser
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Exposure

September 2014 - October 2014

Contact Energy ‘Weather Sponsorship’

Following on from the innovative Contact brand campaign this series of 17 TVCs are playing immediately before TV3 weather

Using creative Hayley Marks as director Two Birds produced these entertaining slots.

Click to watch Grass Vs Carpet, Wet Slides , Spring Cleaning, Halloween, Wetter & Drier, Gas Check, Wrinkly Fingers, Drawing, Cooking Styles, Barbecues, Washing Powder Rain, Inside vs Outside, Tents, Defrost, Holiday Places

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Hayley Marks/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd
DOP:
Duncan Cole

August 2014 - September 2014

Ford ‘SUV Family ’

Agency:
JWT
Creative Team :
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Post Company:
Underpants

July 2014 - September 2014

Contact Energy ‘Sofa Sagas’

An innovative brand campaign for major new JWT client Contact Energy.

Creative Hayley Marks clever copy and production by Sunday Punch makes the 60s and six 30s TVCs very funny and engaging.

Click to watch Babies Party , Babies Boobs , Sweary Winters , 22% Online Ontime , Pay on Payday , Bill Breather

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Hayley Marks/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Sunday Punch

July 2014 - September 2014

Ford ‘The Supporters ’

Renowned director Christine Jeffs directed the All Blacks, Black Caps, Black Sticks and a large cast to produce this TVC that captures the essence of being a supporter.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team :
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Exile Films
Director:
Christine Jeffs

June 2014 - July 2014

Ford ‘Focus 5’

Ardmore airport runway plus 5 precision drivers and hours of practice made this night shoot a fun and challenging job with a great TVC the result.

A homophonic (3D) sound version was also released for cinema and internet viewing.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson, Fraser Kirby, Salah Ben-Brahim
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Perceptual Engineering
Director:
Jon Baxter
Online Mix and Sound Design:
Peter Hobbs

March 2014 - May 2014

Ford ‘Fieldays’

Using archival footage,from the classic 1970's "The Dog Show",this TVC resulted in a very happy client and praise from the industry.

Underpants blended the old footage with some new and included clever animation to enable this fantastic TVC.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Mariona Wesselo-Comas
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Underpants

Febuary 2014 – March 2014

Ford Fiesta Sport ‘Mind-Blowing Power’

Boredom

Waste

Doubt

Two Birds agency produced this campaign for the revolutionary new Ford Fiesta Sport.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Lucy Wilcox
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Campbell Hooper – The Sweet Shop

December 2013 - January 2014

Ford ‘Hot Deals’

Agency produced for JWT and Ford using the talented team at Underpants.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson and Lucy Wilcox
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Film Company:
Underpants

September 2013 – October 2013

NIB ‘'Brand Campaign'’

A Useful World

Products For A Useful World

Join and Claim

Two Birds agency produced this campaign for major new JWT client NIB.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Lucy Wilcox
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Jamie Campbell – Waitemata Films

August 2013

Blue Oval Bonus - Ford Territory ‘Check’

Another agency production job for JWT and Ford this time for the Ford Territory.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative:
Alf Nadin
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director/DOP:
Sigi Spath – Sigi

July 2013

Kellogg's All-Bran - Epic Training Montage

This humorous piece was directed by Dean Hewison who won best director and film at the recent 48hour Filmmaking competition.

It's in the style of an epic 80s sports movie and Dean's fresh approach plus a fantastic crew resulted in a TVC we are very proud of. This has translated to a 12 % hike in sales and a very happy client.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Rod Prosser
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd
Director:
Dean Hewison
DOP:
Aaron Morton

June 2013 – July 2013

DTR ‘'Easi-Cash'’

Bike

Tropical Getaway

Letter Box

This series of 3 TVCs uses humour to highlight a need for cash and again JWT called on Two Birds to agency produce.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Rod Prosser
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Greg Page – Flying Fish

December 2012 – June 2013

All-New Ford Kuga ‘ The Passengers’

The All-New Ford Kuga became The Passengers recording studio travelling 3500 k.m around New Zealand with hundreds singing including the All Blacks and filming 20 hours of scenic footage to create this epic music video/TVC

Through Ford NZs sponsorship of the X Factor the All-New Kuga 'recording studio' was available for anyone to sing Che-Fu's 'Fade Away' at the 21 NZ audition locations.

Singing in the Ford Kuga

Singing in the Ford Kuga

Another Stunning NZ landscape

Another Stunning NZ landscape

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Mike Ramsay/Lucy Wilcox
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Editor:
Nathan Pickles
Director:
Joe Lonie – Flying Fish

March 2013 – June 2013

Trademe Jobs ‘'Opportunities Galore'’

Family Names

Ties

Iconic New Zealand company Trademe engaged JWT to handle its first ever TVC campaign. Two Birds was called in to handle the agency production for this new client.

These TVCs remind us that a new job is not just any job but a chance to get whatever you are after.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Rod Prosser
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Rob Sarkies – Capital City Films

February 2013 – March 2013

Ford Fiesta Zetec ‘The Ring Finger’

Two Birds continued its relationship with JWT to agency produce this TVC for Ford Fiesta Zetec.

The TVC makes a clever play on the lack of a marriage ring on the actresses finger.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Rod Prosser
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Sam Kelly – Flying Fish

December 2012 – January 2013

Fred Hollows Foundation ‘Legacy’

Two Birds was engaged directly by the client Fred Hollows Foundation to produce these TVCs using archival footage of Fred Hollows and footage from the recent Seeing Again campaign.

A collaborative effort between the client and Two Birds these TVC's celebrate the life and legacy of Kiwi eye surgeon and humanitarian Fred Hollows who died 20 ears ago.

Client:
Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
Communications Manager:
Liz Phillips
Engagement Director:
Kylie Williams
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd
Producer:
Mary Wall
Editor:
Nathan Pickles
Song:
'Language' - A. Crummer, D. Bateau, D. Freeman

September 2012 – December 2012

Ford Mondeo ‘Test Driver’

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 8

Two Birds was engaged by JWT to produce this innovative reality TVC micro-series where four teams competed to win a brand New Ford Mondeo.

Every week, for 8 weeks, one 90 second episode of the teams undertaking driving challenges in the Mondeo aired on TV3. The campaign generated massive public interest as the teams fought it out for the car.

Agency:
JWT
Executive Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Creative Team:
Sam Dickson/Lucy Wilcox
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Directors:
Nigel McCulloch, Ryan Hutchings – The Downlow Concept

August 2012 – October 2012

IHC ‘Climb Every Mountain’

Crestani Communications reunited Two Birds with the Double Fish creative team and world renowned director Christine Jeffs to produce this beautiful and moving TVC.

The campaign has been such a success that it has been nominated for a CAANZ Axis Award and a Cannes Lion

Agency:
Crestani Communications
Account Service/Account Director:
Shelley Crestani
Creative Team:
Ken Double and John Fisher – Double Fish
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Christine Jeffs – Exile Films

April to August 2012

Fred Hollows Foundation ‘Seeing Again’

Two Birds agency produced this moving TVC which tells the story of one man’s emotional journey back to sight in Samoa.

Agency:
Affinity ID
Creative/Art Director:
Kyle Morris
Senior Creative:
Ed Hackney
Writer:
Georgina Hooper
Account Director:
Gail Petit
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Luke Savage – Flying Fish

February to May 2012

‘The Last Ocean’

Movie Trailer

The Last Ocean

Two Birds co-produced this amazing and topical feature documentary which is showing in global film festivals and recently won an award at the prestigious Boulder festival. It was shown in Washington in front of John Kerry (Secretary of State) and other ambassadors of countries with Antarctic interests in the hope of consolidating support for a vast protected area in the Ross Sea.

Renowned cameraman/director Peter Young is the driving force behind this moving and crucial work and Two Birds is proud to have been a small part of it. Please look at the trailer and lastocean.org for more information about saving this last pristine ocean.

Film Company:
Fisheye Films
Director/Producer:
Peter Young
Executive Producers:
Dave Gibson, Richard Fletcher, Paul Davis
Writers:
Richard Langston, Peter Young
Co-Producers:
Tracy Roe, Mary Wall – Two Birds

February to April 2012

Sorted ‘Think Shrink & Grow’

Think

Shrink

Grow

Two Birds agency produced these TVC’s for GSL Network and the Double Fish creative team. The charming TVC’s ‘Think’, ‘Shrink’ and ‘Grow’ aim to engage and motivate people to get more financially sorted.

Agency:
GSL Network
Creative:
Ken Double and John Fisher – Double Fish
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Director:
Luke Shanahan – 8com
Animation:
Yukfoo

December 2011

Coldwell Banker ‘The Value of a Home’ and ‘Innovation’

Innovation

Innovation

Animals, children, 22 scenes and only two shoot days was water off a duck’s back for the Two Birds production team. These two TVCs for renowned production company Assembly Films were shot around Auckland.

Line Production:
Two Birds
Production Company:
Assembly Films
Director/DOP:
Carolyn Chen
Producer:
Doug Meyer

August 2011

Gourmet Cat Food Personality Test

Two Birds were brought in to produce this Youtube style video for Heinz Wattie’s Cat Food internet ‘Personality Test’.

The promotion was so successful that in excess of 10,000 people took the test within the first week.

Client:
Heinz Watties
Agency:
Affinity ID
Creative Director:
Cleve Cameron
Deputy CD:
Kyle Morris
Account Director:
Sara Lorimer
Copywriter:
Danny Brown
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd
Executive Producer:
Mary Wall

July 2011

TVNZ ‘Nothing Trivial’ Promo

We don’t like breaking eggs but we sure like breaking records! We produced the promos for TVNZ’s new drama ‘Nothing Trivial’ and an unprecedented 516,000 viewers tuned in!

The resulting promo’s were so successful that the first episode broke a New Zealand drama debut record with over 516,000 viewers tuning in.

Executive Creative Director:
Nol Davies – Creative Hub TVNZ
Creative Director:
Greg Hughes – Creative Hub TVNZ
Film Company:
Two Birds Ltd

February 2011

Chevron Havoline ‘Refresh’ Campaign

Performance/Investment

Economy/Environment

We managed a cast of 130 choreographed young dancers to help achieve these innovative Havoline spots for Radiation’s client Chevron. The commercials went to air in the USA, Brazil, South Africa and China.

“Mary is a production magician. She’s one of us when she needs to be. She’s one of the crew when she needs to be. She keeps us safe; she keeps us ahead of the game. I have no interest in recommending her to anyone – it will make her less available to us!”
Jill Brinsdon, Creative Director at Radiation.

Agency:
Radiation
Jill Brinsdon – Creative Director
Roger Shakes – General Manager
Agency Producer:
Mary Wall – Two Birds
Casting:
Two Birds
Making Of:
Two Birds
Director:
Josh Frizzell
Production Company:
Curious

The Making Of

  • Chevron Havoline Car

    The Car

  • Chevron Havoline Spedometer

    The Tacometer

  • Chevron Havoline Economy

    The Dollar

  • Chevron Havoline Tree

    The Tree

December 2010

Li-Ning ‘Breath’ featuring Asafa Powell

Shot with running legend Aasafa Powell on 5D at stunning Auckland locations.

Line Production:
Two Birds
Director:
Tong Beng Sng
Producer:
Tammy Hui
Film Company:
Odeon Three Sixty
DOP:
Matt Stewart

November 2010

Ranfurly Frontier ‘Ranfurly Man Park’

Against all odds we produced this very popular ad for Barnes Catmur & Friends.

Paul Catmur Creative Manager said:
“The Ranfurly TVC shoot was done under extremely testing conditions with weather issues throughout. Two Birds stayed calm and did a great job of easing the job through.”

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Line Production:
Two Birds
Director:
Nick Reynolds
Film Company:
8Com
Agency:
Barnes Catmur & Friends

November 2010

PAMS Summer

Another gem for PAMS came to life with the help of Mary’s considerable animation production skills.

PAMS Summer 3 PAMS Summer 4
Producer:
Mary Wall
Agency:
Barnes Catmur & Friends
Animation & Design:
Assembly Creative

October 2010

RaboDirect – It pays to focus

Two Birds produced both the live action and animation for Assembly Creative.

RaboDirect 2 RaboDirect 3 RaboDirect 4 RaboDirect 5
Director:
Jonny Kofoed
Producer:
Mary Wall
Animation & Design:
Assembly Creative
Lead3D:
Damon Duncan
Lead Motion Design:
Matt Trott
Agency:
Shine

September 2010

Vodafone – In with the New

Vodafone – History of New

Two Birds agency produced Vodafones “In With The New” Campaign (as seen on Best Ads), for Colenso BBDO NZ.

Two Birds were called in to agency produce and we embarked on a global search for directors resulting in a flurry of excited responses. A fantastic collaboration between agency, production house and client was enabled and resulted in an absolutely unique series of TVCs for Vodafone NZ.

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Agency Production:
Two Birds
In With the New Director:
Helena Brooks
In With the New Producer:
Sam Attenborough
History of New Director:
Wade Shotter
History of New Producer:
James Moore
Film Company:
Flying Fish
Agency:
Colenso BBDO
Creative Director:
Levi Slavin
Agency Team:
Levi Slavin, Mick Stalker, Jae Morrison

July 2010

Two new PAMS spots

Pams Olive Oil

Pams Pick Me

Building on the success of the Pams 'for the love of food' commercial are this pair of lovely 15 second spots.

Animation direction and design:
Jonny Kofoed
Production House:
Oktobor
Agency:
Barnes Catmur & Friends

July 2010

Birds will fly

ProDesign Cover

Two Birds is featured in the latest issue of ProDesign, the magazine of New Zealand’s design industry.

The article discusses our branding and its creator, Mission Hall Creative.

Read the full article here (PDF).

June 2010

PAMS for the love of food

The animation director and designer on this was the very talented Mr Jonny Kofoed through Oktobor, for the agency, Barnes Catmur & Friends, Auckland. Two Birds was engaged to agency produce.

Pams 2 Pams 3

June 2010

BNZ Whale Watching

Business

Family

Community

We’re very proud to have produced these stunning ads for such an iconic Kiwi brand.

Agency:
Sugar Advertising
Agency Production:
Two Birds
Director:
Christine Jeffs
Production Company:
Exile Films

June 2010

BBH

This 7 day shoot was with fantastic LA and Vancouver based director, Tony Redman for BBH Singapore and their client Unilever.

The shoot went very smoothly (no ruffled feathers), with a great cast from NZ, Australia and the Philippines. All post was handled by Digital Post in Auckland.

In between call times and edit sessions, the agency have managed to explore Auckland's finer cuisine and after some extensive sampling, they are now experts on all the varieties of pies available in the greater Auckland area!

April 2010

Mercedes Featuring Roger Federer

Two Birds flew into business with line production for Mercedes, pleased that we could deliver amazing weather amidst the breathtaking beauty of Queenstown locations.

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Queenstown Queenstown

Thanks to the wonderful local crew who made this project a breeze.

Agency:
BBDO China
Line Production:
Two Birds
Director:
Sng Tong Beng
Production Company:
Window Productions
Line Production:
Danny Ruhlmann
Chopper:
Alfie Speights