Wed, 06 Jul 2022 14:49:43 GMT
With summer travel season officially in full swing, Ottawa Tourism is welcoming visitors by highlighting unexpected aspects of Ottawa’s culture and creativity.
In a new campaign developed in partnership with Rethink, Unofficial Museums shines a light on Ottawa culture - simultaneously celebrating the city’s famous cultural institutions while highlighting hidden gems and attractions. Because in a city where everything is about culture, just about everything is a museum.
“Culture is all over Ottawa. The city is home to seven of Canada’s nine national museums and one-of-a-kind festivals, not to mention our new Unofficial Museums like the one and only Pizza by the Metre or the Unofficial Museum of Sleeping with the Wolves. These are the hidden gems we want visitors to discover this summer,” says Glenn Duncan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Ottawa Tourism.
The tourism organisation and creative agency worked closely to lend special museum status to 76 attractions, restaurants, bars and events across the nation’s capital. With this in mind, each location was unofficially renamed to emphasise its distinctive character. For instance, Tavern on the Falls, one of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets to relax and take in the scenery, is now the Unofficial Museum of Airplane Mode. The Rideau Canal, a local favourite for running and cycling, is now the Unofficial Museum of Scenic Cardio. And the Great Canadian Bungee is now the Unofficial Museum of Free Falling.
The campaign is being rolled out across the country in multi-format video, display, social and radio, and features a complementary influencer program.
“Anointing these 76 new museums has made us see Ottawa in a completely different light, and we hope that Canadians will feel the same way,” says Xavier Blais and Maxime Sauté, partners and creative directors at Rethink.view more - Creative
Client: Ottawa Tourism — Glenn Duncan, Megan Peckford, Courtney Merchand
Chief Creative Officer: Aaron Starkman
Chief Strategy Officer: Sean McDonald
Executive Creative Director: Nicolas Quintal
Art Director: Maxime Sauté
Copywriter: Xavier Blais, Joshua Lessard
Designer: Janila Dargan
Writer: Julie Day-Lebel
Account Director: Alex Lefebvre, Rosalie Lemelin
Account Manager: Éliane Chartier
Strategist: Pascal Routhier
PR: Meredith Montgomery, Sara Lemmermeyer
Agency Producer: Samuel Bonneau
Studio: Cadu Rocha, Linda Dumont
Production House: Nova Film
Director: Charles Burroughs
DP: Benoît Jones-Vallée
Videographer : Kristopher Sieb
Producer: Charles Gaudreau
Production Director: Jonathan Giroux
Production Coordinator: Stéphanie Corriveau-Faucher
Production Manager: Felix Cauffopé and Jonathan Lamirande
Photographer: Samuel Billington
Editor: Jonathan Michaud
Post-Production: Studio Élément
Sound Studio: Circonflex
Sound Engineer: Pascal Desjardins
Music Supervision: Paul-Étienne Côté
Categories: Tourism, Sports and LeisureRethink, Wed, 06 Jul 2022 14:49:43 GMT