UK Says No More by Great Guns

Agency: Great Guns
Date: Apr 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, with one of the most troubling statistics to emerge from the crisis being the dramatic rise in domestic abuse reports. In the UK, the number of domestic killings has doubled during lockdown and calls to domestic violence helplines have increased by 120% – with traffic to their websites tripling.

Directed by Great Guns’ Calum Macdiarmid, the spot begins with a man vigorously washing his hands, as viewers watch from outside his kitchen window. Whilst his behaviour initially appears to be a now-common practice during the pandemic, the camera gradually pans into the house, revealing a harrowing twist.

The film is being broadcast on the NFL’s network in the US, as well as distributed through No More and NFL social channels in the US and UK.

Credits

Client: No More

Global Executive Director: Pamela Zabella

Development Manager: Alex Murphy

Agency: MRM

Chairwoman and CCO: Nicky Bullard

Creative Director: Jon Wells

Account Director: Sarah Tille

Director: Calum Macdiarmid

Producer: Tim Francis

EP: Laura Gregory, Adam Collins

DOP: Max Witting

Editor: Nick Saunders

Grade: Stef Colasi @ Okay Studio

Sound: Dugal Macdiarmid @ Wave

Camera Supply: Pixi Pixel

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