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Barnardo's
'Mollusc'
5 March 2024 90s
Give me shell-ter.
by Andrew MacGregor

Previous Barnardo's commercials have used hyenas and a komodo dragon to engage viewers. This time, the children's charity take inspiration from molluscs—creatures that use shells to protect themselves. The girl in this 90" spot uses her shell to hide from the world as much as possible.

A small crack in the shell is her window to a world she no longer feels part of, whether it's at school, at home, or in-between. It would be easy to make a girl in a giant pink shell look ridiculous, but it works thanks to the sure hands of directors DOM&NIC and the team at Millennium FX who made the carapace.

Just when it looks like all hope is lost (the girl retreats so far into her shell that her feet disappear), a support worker tells her what she needs and wants to hear: "We can talk about anything. I'm not going anywhere." It brings the protagonist out of her shell, and shows what the charity can achieve if we support them.

Music: Don't Be Scared, I Love You - Bill Ryder-Jones

Product Category: Charities

Territory: UK



We do not have individual credits for this company, either because they don't provide them or we haven't acquired them yet.

production
Outsider
Director: DOM&NIC
Producer: John Madsen
EP: Simon Elborne
DOP: Christopher Sabogal
Prod Design: John Beard
1st AD: Ben Gill
Costume: Tara Stift
editing
Final Cut
Editor: Ed Cheesman
vfx
The Mill
VFX Supervisor: Leah Ayinde / Matt McDougal
color
The Mill
Colourist: Peter Oppersdorff
sound
String and Tins
Sound: Adam Smyth

  Barnardo's - 'Mollusc'


Barnardo's
'Mollusc'
5 March 2024 90s

Give me shell-ter.

Previous Barnardo's commercials have used hyenas and a komodo dragon to engage viewers. This time, the children's charity take inspiration from molluscs—creatures that use shells to protect themselves. The girl in this 90" spot uses her shell to hide from the world as much as possible.

A small crack in the shell is her window to a world she no longer feels part of, whether it's at school, at home, or in-between. It would be easy to make a girl in a giant pink shell look ridiculous, but it works thanks to the sure hands of directors DOM&NIC and the team at Millennium FX who made the carapace.

Just when it looks like all hope is lost (the girl retreats so far into her shell that her feet disappear), a support worker tells her what she needs and wants to hear: "We can talk about anything. I'm not going anywhere." It brings the protagonist out of her shell, and shows what the charity can achieve if we support them.

Music: Don't Be Scared, I Love You - Bill Ryder-Jones

Product Category: Charities

Territory: UK



We do not have individual credits for this company, either because they don't provide them or we haven't acquired them yet.

production
Outsider
Director: DOM&NIC
Producer: John Madsen
EP: Simon Elborne
DOP: Christopher Sabogal
Prod Design: John Beard
1st AD: Ben Gill
Costume: Tara Stift
editing
Final Cut
Editor: Ed Cheesman
vfx
The Mill
VFX Supervisor: Leah Ayinde / Matt McDougal
color
The Mill
Colourist: Peter Oppersdorff
sound
String and Tins
Sound: Adam Smyth

Barnardo's 5 March 2024
'Mollusc' 90s

Give me shell-ter.

by Andrew MacGregor

Previous Barnardo's commercials have used hyenas and a komodo dragon to engage viewers. This time, the children's charity take inspiration from molluscs—creatures that use shells to protect themselves. The girl in this 90" spot uses her shell to hide from the world as much as possible.

A small crack in the shell is her window to a world she no longer feels part of, whether it's at school, at home, or in-between. It would be easy to make a girl in a giant pink shell look ridiculous, but it works thanks to the sure hands of directors DOM&NIC and the team at Millennium FX who made the carapace.

Just when it looks like all hope is lost (the girl retreats so far into her shell that her feet disappear), a support worker tells her what she needs and wants to hear: "We can talk about anything. I'm not going anywhere." It brings the protagonist out of her shell, and shows what the charity can achieve if we support them.

Music: Don't Be Scared, I Love You - Bill Ryder-Jones

Product Category: Charities

Territory: UK



We do not have individual credits for this company, either because they don't provide them or we haven't acquired them yet.

production
Outsider
Director: DOM&NIC
Producer: John Madsen
EP: Simon Elborne
DOP: Christopher Sabogal
Prod Design: John Beard
1st AD: Ben Gill
Costume: Tara Stift
editing
Final Cut
Editor: Ed Cheesman
vfx
The Mill
VFX Supervisor: Leah Ayinde / Matt McDougal
color
The Mill
Colourist: Peter Oppersdorff
sound
String and Tins
Sound: Adam Smyth