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Leo Burnett London Turns Breakfast into a Blank Canvas for Kellogg’s Bran Flakes

Leo Burnett London, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Little Fish Productions' Gus Filgate directs adventures in breakfast with 'The Art of the Bran Flakes'

Leo Burnett London Turns Breakfast into a Blank Canvas for Kellogg’s Bran Flakes

Kellogg’s Bran Flakes is to return to TV with an inspirational campaign created by Leo Burnett, which invites viewers to see the taste benefits of Kellogg’s Bran Flakes.

The spot, ‘The Art of Bran Flakes’, breaks on Monday July 4th and marks a new strategy for the brand by focusing on flavour.

It aims to challenge the perception that many whole wheat foodstuffs are not tasty enough by demonstrating the many delicious breakfasts that can be created from a simple base of Kellogg’s Bran Flakes.  

The ‘Art of Bran Flakes’ paints Kellogg’s Bran Flakes as the perfect breakfast blank canvas. In the 30-second spot three different ‘artists’ are portrayed creating their own tasty masterpieces such as a girl who eyes the flakes surrounding by a number of bowls filled with breakfast ingredients. Inspired, she starts her work and the creativity begins.

Set to a sound-track by French hip hop producer, Roger Molls, we see the Kellogg’s Bran Flakes, berries, yoghurt, kiwi, passion fruit being crumpled, squeezed and spun to create a number of different mouth-watering breakfasts. The ad ends on a collage of delicious Kellogg’s Bran Flakes-inspired inspired culinary creations. 

These creations will also appear on pack, in a wider digital advertising campaign and across the revamped Kellogg’s Bran Flakes website, Media planning and buying is through Carat. 

Creative Director Charlie Martin says: “Our ambition was to inspire people with loads of new ways to eat Kellogg’s Bran Flakes, and for them to see it as the foundation for endlessly tasty breakfast possibilities.”


Typography: Marc Donaldson

Creative Agency

Creative Director: Charlie Martin

Copywriter: Alex Moore

Art Director: Lewis Beaton

Account Director: Jessica Lyons

Producer: Javre Dow

Creative Agency: Leo Burnett London

Music and Sound

Sound Design: Steve Lane @ Grand Central


Editor: Joe McNally

Post Production / VFX

Post Production House: MPC

Production Company

Producer: Sophie Cowling

Director: Little Fish Productions' Gus Filgate

DOP: Simon Ashen