December 05, 2017

Technicolor’s Holiday Ad Round-Up Brings the Festivity

‘Tis the season for the Technicolor family of VFX brands to work their holiday magic for top agencies and major brands’ most charming and spirited ad campaigns.

  • A new round of holiday ads captures the spirit of the season by blending the wish to suspend reality with the best traditions of storytelling.

Once again, Technicolor’s award-winning VFX studios The Mill, MPC, and Mikros have been working like Santa’s elves at their busiest time of year.

It’s become a time-honored tradition for Technicolor to work with top agencies and the world’s most recognized brands on getting their key messages out in new and fun ways during the busy holiday season. Using a combination of creative artistry and technological wizardry, they enable these most inventive of campaigns to stand out from the holiday crowd of commercial advertising.

Technicolor’s holiday ad work this year includes major retailers such as Amazon, L.L. Bean, and Cost Plus World Market, luxury brands such as BMW and Lincoln, technology leaders such as HP, Intel, and Samsung, returning award-winners such as John Lewis, and other favorites such as McDonald’s, Toyota, and Mumm champagne.

Here’s a round-up of these cheery holiday ads:

The Mill

  • Amazon: “Give”
  • BMW: “Black Horse” (Director’s Cut)
  • David Yurman: “An Enchanted Holiday”
  • Debenhams: “You Shall Find Your Fairytale Christmas” (#You Shall)
  • Duracell: “Holiday” (“Without Duracell Batteries, Christmas is Chaos”)
  • Heathrow Airport: “It’s a Wonderful Flight” (#HeathrowBears)
  • HP: “Reinvent Giving”
  • Intel: “LeBron's Holiday Future”
  • John Lewis: “Moz the Monster”
  • Kohl’s: “The Gathering”
  • Lincoln: “Wish List”
  • L.L. Bean: “Magic”
  • Waitrose: “Snowed In” (#ChristmasTogether)


  • 23andMe: “’Tis the Season for DNA Discovery!”
  • Argos: “Ready for Take Off”
  • Asda: “Best Christmas Ever”
  • Cost Plus World Market: “The Performance”
  • Edeka: “2117”
  • KFC: “The Buckets”
  • McDonald’s: “Christmas Carrot Stick”
  • M&S: “An Extraordinary Gift”
  • Microsoft: “Holiday Harmony”
  • Navy: “Sea to Stars” and “Game”
  • Pennsylvania Lottery: “Things Just Got Very Merry”
  • Samsung: “Concierge”
  • State Farm: “Baker” and “Handyman”
  • Toyota: “R+S”

Mikros MPC Advertising

  • GRTgaz: “La Galerie des Possibles”
  • Mumm: “The Party with Usain Bolt”
  • SBB Swiss: “Autumn”
  • Aufgang: “Laurent Chanez”


Get in the spirit and unwrap Technicolor’s seasonal playlist of holiday ads: