Battle takes their most recent job search campaign to the creative industry with “Battle”, a commercial featuring a misplaced keyboard player who ruins the soundtrack of an epic movie.

Battle scene from television commercial

Opposing forces in a hand fought battle have lose that epic feeling, all due to the antics of a musician in the wrong job. Who’s going to tell him that now’s the time to be looking on

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Battle is part of a campaign developed at BBDO New York by chief creative officers David Lubars and Bill Bruce, executive creative director Eric Silver, art director Gerard Caputo, copywriter Reuben Hower, senior agency producers Ed Zazzera and Anthony Curti, music producer Loren Parkins and assistant producer Theresa Ward.

Eric Silver, it appears, has taken heart from the campaign and has resigned from his post at BBDO New York to negotiate a new role elsewhere.

Filming was shot by Daniel Kleinman via Rattling Stick, London and Epoch Films, USA, with director of photography John Mathieson, producer Johnnie Frankel, and executive producer Jerry Solomon.

Editor was Haines Hall at Spotwelders.

VFX were developed at Framestore by executive producer James Razzall, producer Michael Stanish, VFX supervisor Mike McGee.

Telecine was done at The Mill by colorist Fergus McCall.

Sound was designed at Stimmung by Gus Koven, and mixed at Sound Lounge by Tom Jucarone.