Weis ushers in summer with musical fruit

15 November 2016

Creative Agency: Clemenger BBDO (Brisbane)

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Weis has launched a new campaign featuring a dance party where the tunes are played solely on musical fruit.

What is a musical fruit you may ask? It's a fruit which has an aux chord plugged into it – so the fruit can play a unique sound.

Or as Weis puts it – this spot aims to show that its products are made from whole fruits.

“Our ice cream is authentically made, so it was really important to us that our campaign was as well. It’s a real track, played on real fruit at a real party. And it was a great party.” Julie Weis, joint managing director at Weis Frozen Foods says.

The performances are made possible by combining music mixing software and nano computers that
can turn any conductive object – like fruit – into a musical keyboard.

Marianne Harvey, creative director at Clemenger, says that a musical idea was a simple way to convey a summer vibe.

“Music was a way to own the season. But Juicy Cuts is more than just a track played at a party with some tricky tech – it’s anchored in a product truth that separates Weis from the rest of the freezer.”

Weis Juicy Cuts will run across a range of social and outdoor channels, alongside live radio and festival performances throughout summer.

Client: Weis Ice Cream
Joint Managing Director: Julie Weis
Assistant Brand Manager: Kurtis L’Estrange
Agency: Clemenger BBDO Brisbane
Managing Director: Rob Hudson
Creative Directors: Cristian Staal & Marianne Harvey
Creatives: Andy Geppert & Christie Meehan
Strategy Director: Gay Chinchen
Group Account Director: Christine Gannon
Senior Account Director: Jane Harding
Agency Producer: Robyn Dodd
Production Company: Kiosk
Director: Siobhan Mulready
Producer: Sara Taghaode
Post Production: Chop Shop
Music: YesYou
Photographer: Kenny Smith

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