ALAIN

Silver eurobest Award Campaign
ClientBURGER KING FRANCE
1 of 5 Campaign
Category B04. Travel, Leisure, Retail, Restaurants & Fast Food Chains
TitleALAIN
Product/ServiceFAST FOOD
Entrant BUZZMAN Paris, FRANCE
Idea Creation BUZZMAN Paris, FRANCE
Production SOLAB Paris, FRANCE
Production 2 THE Paris, FRANCE
Credits
Name Company Position
Georges Mohammed-Chérif Buzzman President and Executive Creative Director
Thomas Granger Buzzman Vice - President
Julien Levilain Buzzman Managing Director
Philippe Boucheron Buzzman Art Director
Patrice Lucet Buzzman Copywriter
Mona Saleh Buzzman Art Director Assistant
Loïc Coelho Buzzman Head of Account
Adélaïde Destaillats Buzzman Account Manager
Antoine Boizeau Buzzman Account Executive
Clément Scherrer Buzzman Head of Strategic Planning
Amélie Juillet Buzzman Head of Communication & PR
Paul Renaudineau Buzzman PR & Communication Manager
Dee Perryman Buzzman Rights Management
Vanessa Barbel Buzzman Head of TV Production
Ayman Jaroudi Buzzman TV Producer
Jérôme Langlade Solab Director

Write a short summary of what happens in the film

In this campaign, we can see casting videos of real people and non-professional actors trying to present a new range of small and cheap products from the brand. Their performances are terrible, really bad played, absolutely non convincing but definitely cute and funny. All the videos ended with a packshot presenting the DEALS, a new range of products sold for less than 2€, and a baseline claimed by a voice over: “The Deals for less than 2€. At that price, anyone could sell them".

Cultural / Context information for the jury

BURGER KING is a young brand in France (back in 2013 after 15 years of absence) and then need more than some older ones to educate the consumers and fight some barriers. Among them is a problem of price perception. The brand is indeed perceived as too expensive by the population. And when we know that value is one of the key visit drivers for fast food restaurants (14% of the visits), that could be a major issue to solve. That's the reason why BURGER KING created THE DEALS: a new range of small products sold for than 2€. And to introduce them to the French people, we decided to present them in the simpliest and most transparent way. If our products are cheap and the deals as good as we claim them, then we don't need marketing tricks to convince people to buy them. The price should be enough.