JulEye Take a Moment

JulEye, the annual Australian charity fundraising campaign for eyesight research, has an inspiring TV ad inviting viewers to take a moment to appreciate their eyesight. In a scene with parallels to the plastic bag scene from American Beauty, a pedestrian comes across autumn/winter leaves and a shopping bag playing in the breeze.

Juleye Winter scene

JULeye, an initiative of The Eye Foundation, aims to raise $3.5 million in funding for eye health research projects over the next two years to help find cures for glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and rare diseases.

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The JulEye campaign promotion was developed by art director Ben Pearce and copywriter Richard Kahotea.

Filming was shot by director/editor Boyd Britton via Window Productions with director of photography Hugh Miller.

VFX were developed at Surfaces Rendered, Sydney.

Music was composed by Hylton Mowday and produced at Jam Music.