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Other Games

Commercial

Directed by Keith McCarthy for A.S.R.

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Bossaball. Ultimate frisbee. There are so many sports you could choose to pursue. What about old Dutch games like sjoelen (a kind of table shuffleboard), kaatsen (Frisian handball) and fierljeppen (pole vaulting across water)? Andere Spelen (‘Other Games’) is an initiative to get kids in the Netherlands to try out lesser known sports for free.

Dutch insurance company ASR wants to help children get into an active lifestyle. Promoting sports that are not as well known as, say, football, swimming or tennis, Other Games allows them to give something else a try. The commercial shows five young athletes and teams excelling in unusual sports, and there are even more disciplines that participate in Other Games. Giovanni van Bronckhorst, former captain of the Dutch national football team and a 2010 FIFA World Cup finalist, tries his hand at sjoelen in the last scene.

Other Games
Client
ASR
Agency
72 and Sunny Amsterdam
Executive Creative Director
Carlo Cavallone
Director
Keith McCarthy
Cinematographer
Theo Garland
Editor
Fiona Fuchs
Production Company
Moxie Pictures London
Producer
Darren Tuohy
Service Production
Brenninkmeijer & Isaacs
Producer
Jelani Isaacs