6th Annual Shorty Industry Awards Finalist


Produced by:

Hill Holliday

Date submitted:

Feb. 6, 2014


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Team members: Lance Jensen - Chief Creative Officer, David Banta - Executive Creative Director, Chris D'Amico - Group Creative Director, David Wall - Art Director/Animator, Tim Bildsten - Copywriter/Animator, Thomas Crowley - Copywrtier/Animator, Patrick Driscoll - Agency Producer, David Shaw - Assistant Agency Producer, Molly Troy - Assistant Agency Producer, Cameron Bruns - Account Team, Caitlin Guigli - Account Team, Dianna Zheng - Account Team, Dave Bolger - Group Media Director, Mike Proulx - Director of Social Media, Kelsey Graham - Social Media Strategist, Jeff Zanella - Associate Media Director- Digital, Victoria Belliveau - Media Supervisor- Digital, Marcy Freedman - Associate Media Director - Digital, Alyssa Hood - Media Planner - Digital, Stacey Shepatin - Director of National Broadcast – Network, Guy Rancourt - Associate Media Director – Network, Allison Scharf - Associate Media Director - Network, Matt LaBarge - Studio Director, Duane Holmblad - Studio Supervisor, Dylan Gould - Senior Studio Designer, Rita Csizmadia - Junior Studio Designer, Cristin Newkirk - Studio Cost Control Manager, Patrick Harrington - Animator, Eric Gorodetsky - Animator, Kate Ross - Animator, Allie Looney - Animator

About this entry

Dunkin’ Donuts has been a long-standing sponsor of ESPN’s Monday Night Football program. Previously, the brand appeared only briefly during the very last moments of the pre-game show broadcast before the start of the NFL game.

To extend Dunkin’s reach into the live event and make the brand feel as significant as major national sponsors but at a lesser cost, we created a buzzworthy second screen social TV experience.

Introducing #DunkinReplay, a weekly Vine video that recreates a game changing play using Dunkin’ products, tweeted to the large social followings of ESPN and Dunkin’ Donuts in real time.

Teaser vines, including the first ever vine-to-TV commercial, appeared during the brand’s pre-game show sponsorship and lured fans to engage with #DunkinReplay.

The case for why this entry should win a Shorty

It was a natural fit for the brand: Dunkin’ was an early adopter of Vine as a platform for the it’s quirky, lighthearted personality. Using both Vine and Twitter, the dominant social TV channel, to engage the enormous NFL fanbase and Dunkin’s own social following during Monday Night Football made perfect sense.

To date, Dunkin’ has added 3,000 new followers and #DunkinReplay has garnered over 198,000 replies, retweets, and mentions. Each #DunkinReplay vine delivers as many impressions as a comparable TV spot, but at significantly less cost.

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