Streaming Yule Log on Netflix Has Its Own Hilarious Trailer and Director's Commentary 'Don't get too close, or you might get burned!'

The original Yule Log television broadcast dates back to 1966, when WPIX-TV aired footage of a cozy fireplace to cheer up New Yorkers who lived in apartments without one. But Netflix really gives it a modern spin this year, humorously advertising its streaming Yule Log channel with a faux-epic trailer and two-minute behind-the-scenes director's commentary video. It's all perfectly stupid and hilarious, particularly the longer video, in which the auteur picks out the right logs on a farm and marvels at particularly serendipitous "ashing" in footage of the burning wood. Great holiday cheer by ad agency Muh-Tay-Zik | Hof-fer.

Client: Netflix

Agency: Muh-Tay-Zik | Hof-fer
Director, Executive Creative Director: John Matejczyk
Head of Production: Michelle Spear
Associate Creative Directors: Josh Bogdan, Tony Zimney
Copywriter: Jonathan Hirsch
Account Supervisor: Carolina Cruz-Letelier
Assistant Account Manager: Emily Mee

Production: Muh-Tay-Zik | Hof-fer
Director of Photography: Chris Wilson
Art Director: Jonathan Nicholson
Producer: Alex Smith

Editing: Beast
Editor: Matt O'Donnell
Colorist: Eric Pascua
Motion Graphics: Spencer Seibert
Executive Producer: Jon Ettinger
Senior Producer: Kristen Jenkins

Audio: One Union
Senior Engineers: Andy Greenberg, Eben Carr

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