Osocio NL

Mad Sausage!

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 12-03-2013 23:20 | Category: Animal rights



Mad Sausage

There are roughly two popular styles to promote vegetarianism. The PETA way: showing hooters because vegetarianism makes you beautiful and horny.
The other way is a funny video always ending with horrible pictures about factory farming.

This new campaign is from the second category.
It’s funny and I like it. But I’m also curious about another angle. That we see so little.

In Mad Sausage we see a hungry young man gets served some serious food for thought when a sausage starts telling his dramatic life story. What he hears will change his life forever.

Director Louis van Zwol decided to create this spot after reading ‘Eating Animals’ by author Jonathan Safran Foer. Together with production company IamErika, he assembled a team of advertising and film professionals from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, who wanted to make a difference. This project is a product of both their love for film and sense of ethical responsibility towards animals.

Hat tip to Arjan and Nils.



Advertiser:
Mad Sausage
Additional credits:
See the campaign website for the credits.







My comment



Comment:




Your comment will not be visible until a moderator approves it.








Some rights reserved 2005-2013 Osocio/Houtlust.
Disclaimer. Terms of use. Privacy statement.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.







Support us

Do you like our blog? Support us with a donation.
We're non-commercial. We all make Osocio pro bono in our spare time and we can use some support.





image of a graduation cap

Recent in Academy


Branding a time-bound campaign, Forest & Bird did it.

It’s not new but it is not often used: branding for a time-bound campaign. The kind of branding used for temporary purpose. Forest & Bird did it recently for their Love Nature: Vote 2014 campaign. New Zealand’s largest independent conservation organisation wanted nature back on the political agenda. The future…
Read more

Can fundraising marketers recreate the #icebucketchallenge?

Yesterday, it finally happened. Somebody challenged me to the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. If your internet connection has been broken all summer, it’s this year’s big meme. You can read about it here. To be honest, I felt that the movement had passed its high-water mark when I saw…
Read more


About Osocio

Osocio is dedicated to social advertising and non-profit campaigns. It’s the place where marketing and activism collide. Formerly known as the Houtlust Blog, Osocio is the central online hub for advertisers, ad agencies, grassroots, activists, social entrepreneurs, and good Samaritans from around the globe.
Read more

(the about page is also available in Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese 汉语/漢語, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Nihongo 日本語, Ivrit עברית, Filipino, Polski, Português, Russian Русский язык, Slovenčina, Suomi, Svenska and Türkçe)