Shield One Team One Nation

Unilever is promoting Shield as the official deodorant of the Rugby World Cup and sponsors of South Africa’s team The Springboks with “one Team One Nation”, an integrated advertising campaign. A television commercial presents the brand’s celebration of the Springboks team through the eyes of a South African rugby fan running through the streets of Soweto with a green and gold ladder ready for action. Fans have been encouraged to join the online conversation around the campaign with the hashtag #1Team1Nation, or try out tickets to the Rugby World Cup Final by leaving a message of support for the Springboks at

Shield One Team One Nation fan

Shield One Team One Nation site
Shield 1Team 1Nation Twitter page
Shield 1 Team 1 Nation winner

Shield One Team One Nation Credits

The Shield One Team One Nation campaign and material shown was conceptualised and brought to life by Gorilla Creative Media, South Africa.

The Shield One Team One Nation video was developed at R/GA London by executive creative directors George Prest and Rodrigo Sobral, copywriter Dave Jennings, art director Tristan Poulter, agency producer Elisabetta Viggiani, strategist Tommy Mancktelow, business unit director Iestyn Keyes and account director Joe Adamsdale.

Filming was shot by director Andrew Lang via Firecracker Films with director of photography Ula Pontikos and producer Claire Finn. Local production was done at McKenzie Rudolphe, Cape Town.

Editor was Gary Forrester at Marshall Street Editors. Post production was done at Framestore.

Voice over artists were Vulindlela Mthethwa, Gavin Cowley and Hanyani Shimange. Music is “Koze Kuse” by Mondli Ngcobo and Dj Merlon.