Ad Nut
Mar 13, 2020

Bugs are not welcome, but cute ads about bugs are

Big, oddly polite, bugs get doors slammed in their faces in a fun spot from Orchard for the flea and tick protection product Simparica.

Ad Nut is no fan of bugs, especially termites, which Ad Nut executes with extreme prejudice when they try to infiltrate Ad Nut's oak tree palace. However, Ad Nut does like ads that feature human-sized bugs. That includes this one from Australia, for the brand Simparica, which protects murderous beasts and their homes from fleas and ticks.

However, another piece of work from Thailand remains Ad Nut's favourite commercial in the human-sized bug genre: see, "When 'chewing the scenery' is literal".


Creative Director: Tim Condrick
Associate Creative Director: Ross Garbett
Planning: Laura Ovens
Managing Director: Wai Kwok
Senior Account Director: James Langridge
Senior Account Manager: Elise Bruem
Project Manager: Kailli Devitre
Director: Petros Ktenas
Production Company: Deuce Film Productions
Director: Petros Ktenas
Post Production: Supervixen
Editor: Supervixen
Photographer: Petros Ktenas
Producer: Eva Sheer
Music and Sound Production: Rumble Studios
DoP: Casimir Dickson
Illustrator: Supervixen

Ad Nut is a surprisingly literate woodland creature that for unknown reasons has an unhealthy obsession with advertising. Ad Nut gathers ads from all over Asia and the world for your viewing pleasure, because Ad Nut loves you. You can also check out Ad Nut's Advertising Hall of Fame, or read about Ad Nut's strange obsession with 'murderous beasts'.


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