‘Play with Oreo’, urges cookie brand to consumers

22 Apr,2015

By A Correspondent


After its much-popular twist, lick and dunk approach, Oreo is on a mission to inspire imagination and playfulness, not only with creative fun with the cookie itself, but in consumer’s everyday lives. The “Play with OREO” campaign shows just how easy and fun it is to be playful.


The “Play with OREO” campaign is a rallying cry to inspire people to bring a little more play into their everyday lives. The first part of the campaign will be an exciting expression of creativity led by the iconic cookie itself & this will be followed by a broader creative range coming into play. To inspire this element of “playfulness” amongst its fans, Oreo will be running a 360 degree marketing campaign. In addition to an exciting new TVC, “Play with Oreo” will be been on a wide array of media like Outdoor, Radio, & in a major way on Digital and Social media.


Speaking on the brand philosophy, Chella Pandyan, Senior Manager, Marketing, Biscuit India and Kids Fuel AP, Mondelez International said, “Play has always been an integral part of Oreo’s brand’s philosophy. The new campaign is an exciting expression of that philosophy and encourages our consumers to add a bit more playfulness into their lives. Our communication will showcase ‘Play’ in imaginative and creative ways through its striking pop art style across media, including digital and social media with its simple message- Play with Oreo.”


He added, “All of us could do with some more play and fun in our hectic, busy lives. Through this campaign we seek to inspire people to do just that in their own little way in their everyday lives.”


The animated TVC created by the Global agency Draft FCB features customized Indian lyrics and regional singers. The commercial encourages the viewers to let their imaginative side take over for some time and simply have fun.


Speaking about this new global proposition, Jennifer Hull, Director Global Oreo, GCT Biscuits Brands & Communications shared, “We launched “Play with OREO” to inspire wonder among consumers across the globe through playfulness.   We encouraged play not only with the cookie itself, but in people’s everyday lives, through things like music, art, and self-expression (among others).”


In India, the TVC will have English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali versions. The Hindi scriptwriter is Amitabh Bhattacharya, singer is Anusha Mani and the music director is Rupert Fernandes.


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