United Airlines "One journey, two teams" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

USA olympians form different sports are running through the airport and on a Dreamliner 787, desperate to catch their plane, I guess, because airports suck. Still it's fun to watch Dartanyon Crockett, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Carli Lloyd, Simone Biles, Missy Franklin, Logan Dooley and Ashton Eaton do their stuff. Nice touch updating the Gershwin theme (which United has been using since the 1700s) to give it that Brazilian flavor. Then again, it's not the first time something like this has been done. It reminds me of Nike's World Cup ad from 1998 featuring, what else? The Brazilian soccer team running through the airport and playing their sport,in a charming way, all set to a cover of a Brazilian song-- Sergio Mendez'"Mas que nada."

Agency: mcgarrybowen
Client: United Airlines
Managing Director, Executive Creative Director: Haydn Morris
Group Creative Director: David DiRienz
Group Creative Director: Erik Izo
Managing Director, Content Production: Dante Piacenza
Managing Director, Global Music Production: Jerry Krenach
Executive Producer: Stacy Kay
Group Managing Director: Jamie Ross
Account Director: Joey Ziarko
Account Supervisor: Kayla Friedman
Production Company: Pulse Films
Director: Michael Haussman
President of Commercials: Kira Carstensen
Executive Producer: Hillary Rogers
Producer: Linda Masse
Director of Photography: Paul Cameron
Editor: Jon Grover
Executive Producer: Raná Martin
Producer: Ellese Jobin
VFX: Framestore
Audio Engineer: Michael Marineli
Audio Studio: Sonic Union
Song: Rhapsody In Blue by George Gershwin
Arrangement and Production: Yessian Music
Arranger: Dan Zank
Record and Mix Engineer: Gerard Smerek
Partner/CCO: Brian Yessian

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