Allstate Insurance Speech Nothing To Fear

On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered the memorable phrase “The only thing we have to fear…is fear itself” in his first inaugural address. Allstate Insurance invokes FDR’s famous words to remind Americans that through the decades we have overcome adversity and we have continued to prosper. The commercial won a Gold Lion for Film Craft (Production Design) at Cannes International Advertising Festival.

Allstate Nothing To Fear

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The Speech campaign was developed at Leo Burnett Chicago by chief creative officer Susan Credle, executive creative directors Charley Wickman and Jeannie Caggiano, creative director/copywriter Tony Pawela, creative director/art director Jo Shoesmith, agency producer Nicky Furno, account supervisor Lauren Gibbs.

Filming was shot by director Stacy Wall via Imperial Woodpecker, Santa Monica, with producer Doug Halbert. Editor was Lisa Gunning at The Whitehouse Post.

Music is “The Well Tempered Clavier” by JS Bach.