50 Ads From 2016 That You Shouldn’t Miss At Any Cost – #2016TechShuSeries

1) Buster the Boxer – John Lewis

So, the hero of 2016 is a boxer dog called Buster who we see happily jumping on trampoline on the Christmas morning. He’s not the only animal starring in the ad; there’re computer generated foxes, badger, squirrel and even a hedgehog – which most of the viewers would mistake for real-life animals! Watch the ad to know why it’s become the most shared ad of 2016, as per Unruly’s annual ‘Top 20 Global Video Ads Chart’.https://www.youtube.com/embed/sr6lr_VRsEo?list=PL–XNrapF96m5BTJ6DS2HyJDWPqAysahM

2)  Ramadan Ad – Vodafone

This peppy ad was made by Vodafone during the Ramadan period. It’s fourth most shared ad of 2016 https://www.youtube.com/embed/wtGnenSS9_o?list=PL–XNrapF96m5BTJ6DS2HyJDWPqAysahM

3) Upside Down and Inside Out –  OK Go & S7 Airlines

This zero gravity aircraft ad by S7 Airlines, a Russian regional airline based in Moscow & the pop band OK Go was the 5th most shared ad of 2016.  Interestingly, the ad features 2 real crew members who are trained acrobats.https://www.youtube.com/embed/G6u-TomcyD4?list=PL–XNrapF96m5BTJ6DS2HyJDWPqAysahM

4) Ultrasound – Doritos 

It’s funny and you never know what’s going to happen till the end! A crazy, fun-filled ultrasound ride it’s.https://www.youtube.com/embed/vH2LsFcWOFY?list=PL–XNrapF96m5BTJ6DS2HyJDWPqAysahM

5) Share The Load – Ariel 

This powerful ad challenges the way society sees the roles and responsibilities of a woman. Household chores aren’t just a woman’s responsibility.This powerful ad is an apology from a father to his daughter for not sharing the household responsibilities with her mother.  He apologizes for all the fathers who failed to put their weight when it came to household chores. 


The video was shared by Sheryl Sandberg ; this is what she posted on her Facebook page

This is one of the most powerful videos I have ever seen – showing how stereotypes hurt all of us and are passed from generation to generation. When little girls and boys play house they model their parents’ behavior; this doesn’t just impact their childhood games, it shapes their long-term dreams.In this #SharetheLoad campaign, Ariel India, P&G, and BBDO Worldwide show how fathers and husbands can take small steps (like doing laundry) to create more equal homes.

6) Aliens – Cadbury 

What happens when aliens tatse Cadbury for the first time? The answer is a fun interstellar party! 


And the audience loved this interstellar party. 

7) Tuloy Pa Rin – McDonald’s

An emotional ad on accepting change. 


8) We’re The Superhumans – Channel 4

Channel 4’s trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is every bit inspirational. 


9) Best Day Of My Life – Shell

A catchy & peppy music video packed with sustainable energy innovations. 


10) The Switch – Nike 

What happens when Cristiano Ronaldo switches bodes with a fan? Reminds us of Freaky Friday minus the fortune cookies! 


11) Evan – Sandy Hook Promise

This story of a brewing romance between 2 high schoolers has an unexpected ending. 


12) Let’s Relax – Ikea 

A funny take on Instagram-obsessed men & women. 


13) The Conductor – Nike 

Kobe Bryant makes a memorable exit in the musical spot. 


14) Teachers – Seven Eleven (Thailand) 

A touching commercial by Seven Eleven recognising the immense contribution teachers make in shaping the future of kids.  


15) Come Together – H&M

It’s a ride filled with Christmas treats and Adrien Brody! 


16) Coming Home for Christmas – Heathrow Airport

This simple yet heartwarming tale of 2 ageing teddy bears coming home for Christmas will melt your heart. 


17) The Greatest Gift – Sainsbury’s

Watch how Dave, a devoted but time-starved father, finds the greatest gift for Christmas. 


18) Frankie’s Holiday – Apple 

Apple says open your heart to everyone in this Christmas ad. 


19) Spread The True Spirit Of Ramadan – Knorr

This ad beautifully highlights the spirit of Ramadan : compassion, peace & empathy. 


20) The DNA Journey – Momondo 

Momondo, the travel search engine partnered with AncestryDNA, tested the DNA of 67 people and what they found could be described as unbelievable.  


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