This Brand's Money-Saving Ads Just Show the Actors Auditioning for Them

Plus, a clever OOH execution

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If your central advertising message is about saving people money, it can’t hurt to demonstrate cost-cutting measures around the ads themselves. That was Cossette’s amusing approach in a new campaign for Public Mobile, the Canadian prepaid wireless brand.

The conceit was adapted across various media.

To begin with, the brand trimmed its budget for commercials and decided to run only the audition tapes of actors acting out scenes from the scripted ads, from paragliding to rock climbing.

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