H&M Come Together for Christmas
Fashion clothing company H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) is running a Christmas-themed commercial, “Come Together”, directed by Wes Anderson and starring Adrien Brody. The H&M Come Together commercial is set on the H&M Winter Express, an art deco train travelling through Massachusetts, USA, on Christmas Eve. Brody’s character, Conductor Ralph, announces to passengers on Coach 14 that travel has been delayed by eleven and a half hours, due to heavy snow. With the help of assistant porter Fritz (Garth Jennings) and Station Master Fred, Ralph manages to throw a Christmas party in the cafeteria at the back of the carriage, attended by passengers dressed in H&M’s holiday clothing collection. Scissors, construction paper, aluminum foil, an extension cord and something tall enough. Come Together film is connected with shopping and interactive experiences online at hm.com, where viewers are encouraged to come together with cute kids wear, .
H&M Come Together Credits
The H&M Come Together campaign was developed at adam&eve/DDB London by chief creative officer Ben Priest, executive creative directors Ben Tollett and Richard Brim, creatives Till Diestel, Tim Vance, and Paul Knott, agency producer Lucie Georgeson, assistant producer Raluca Anastasiu, managing director Tammy Einav, account directors James Rowe and Olivia Chittenden.
Filming was shot by director Wes Anderson via The Directors Bureau and Riff Raff Films with executive producers Lisa Margulis and Matthew Fone, producer Julie Sawyer, director of photography Bruno Delbonnel, production designer Marcus Rowland, costume designer Milena Canonero, hair and makeup stylist Frances Hannon.
Editor was Joe Guest at Final Cut with executive producer Michelle Corney.
VFX and design were produced at The Mill by executive producer Gemma Humphries, shoot supervisor/creative director and 2D lead artist Jonathan Westley (Wes), 3D lead artist Liz Mitchell, 2D artists Grant Connor, Nina Mosand, Rebecca Clay, Siro Valente, 3D artist Walter How, matte painters Jiyoung Lee, German Casado, design and print artist Ross Urien, 2D lead online David Wishart,
Colour was produced at Technicolor and The Mill by supervisory colourist Peter Doyle, lead colourists Seamus O’Kane and Dave ‘Luddy’ Ludlam.
Audio post production was done at Factory by mixer and sound designer Anthony Moore, audio producer Lou Allen.
Music was supervised by Search Party Music by Randal Poster (online film) and Abi Leland (broadcast films). Music on the online film is “Little Drummer Boy”, by Katherine Kennicott Davis, performed by Harry Simeone Choral, and “Happy Xmas (War is Over), performed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Music used in the broadcast films is “O Christmas Tree”, re-scored by Alex Baranowski.