Full-service brand response agency Hawthorne Direct has launched a new campaign rebranding : DentalPlans, “the largest dental savings plan marketplace.”
The result of “an intensive creative and customer insight research process performed by : DentalPlans over the past year,” the campaign includes a television spot and branded videos, as well as a new logo, tagline, and iconography. Their approach is perhaps a little too shaped by the insight research, as the video stretches well beyond the two minute mark in an attempt to squeeze in information. That the video is a bit on the dry side to begin with makes the extended duration a bit of an ordeal to sit through, although you may be glad you came across it if you are in fact in the market for a dental plan.
“The challenge of helping a company communicate their offerings while driving response is one that our team at Hawthorne excels at,” said John Pucci, chief creative officer at Hawthorne Direct. “This endeavor was made much more rewarding by the willingness of the : DentalPlans team to work closely with us as an active, engaged partner. Our goal here was to develop a contemporary TV campaign that would bring new life to the : DentalPlans brand. The commercials were created to be simple and uplifting. The look, feel and tone of the new brand are translated across all of the commercials and videos that Hawthorne created.” Stick around for credits after the jump.
Chief Creative Officer: John Pucci
Associate Creative Director/Writer: Neil Klayman
Art Director: Bill Aitchison/Ray Widjaja
Executive Producer: Neil Gabriel
Producer: Alex Edge