Ad Council: The Greatest Action Movie Ever (G.A.M.E)

Ad Agency
Video advertising:

The Ad Council is joining forces with BAM! Body and Mind and KIDZ BOP to premiere The Greatest Action Movie Ever (G.A.M.E), a kid-targeted film offering fun ways to channel the inner action hero and take steps towards a more active and nutritionally-balanced lifestyle. Starring Ryan Ochoa of the hit Disney XD series Pair of Kings, the first half of the six-minute long G.A.M.E. film will premiere on Sunday, April 14 on Disney XD as part of Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living , an initiative that inspires kids and families to lead healthier lifestyles. Audiences will then be directed to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s BAM! Body and Mind website,, to see the second part of the film and access additional health-related resources. The full-length film will also be featured on and

Created pro bono by McCann Erickson New York, the movie is the result of a two month-long contest that invited kids ages 5-18 to submit videos on that showcase their action moves and healthy eating habits in one of nine different scripted scenes. Kids everywhere had the opportunity to upload their audition videos to, the leading safe social network and video sharing site for kids and tweens with over 1.4 million registered users. More than 1,300 kids submitted videos and auditioned for the film, and over 5,000 kids cast their vote to select real kids from across the nation to star in G.A.M.E. alongside Ryan Ochoa. via  H.K. McCANN.

Client:  Ad Council

Ad Agency:  McCann New York

Linus Karlsson – Chief Creative Officer/Global Brands
Sean Bryan - Chief Creative Officer 
Thomas Murphy - Chief Creative Officer 
Jesse Potack  - Group Creative Director/Writer/Director
Group Creative Director/Art Director/Director: Benjamin Vendramin
Joyce King Thomas – President McCann XBC

Catherine Patterson –Executive Producer
 Jill Ann Toloza  - Sr. Integrated Producer
Minnie Tran  - Sr. Integrated Producer
Sally Hotchkiss – Executive Producer

Editor: Nathan Thompson  / Sound Design: Gerard McConvillen / Producer: Jeff Fischer
ADDigital Productions
Thomas Mooney – Executive Producer
Dan Klein – Executive Producer
Theresa Marth - Producer

Yunsung Cho - Designer & CG Generalist
Dade Orgeron - Charlex Creative Director
Salar Saleh - CG Supervisor 
Ryan Dunn - Executive Creative Director 
Alex Jarman - Executive Producer, Telecommunications
Animation: Hornet
Director: Santa Maria / 
Big Foote
Sherman Foote - Director