The Electoral Commission Launches National UK Campaign Ahead of EU Referendum
MullenLoweLondon and The Electoral Commission have launched a major public awarenesscampaign to remind people they must register to vote by the 7 June deadline ifthey want to vote in the EU Referendum.
The Electoral Commission is sending an impartial informationbooklet to 28 million households across the UK starting on Monday 16 May. An accompanying ‘Unmissable’ integrated campaign launches this week and willrun until polling day, appearing across TV, radio, video on demand services,billboards, digital and social media.
The campaign is designed to ‘cut through’ the noise thateveryone will be hearing about the EU referendum by creating eye-catchingadvertising ‘you can’t miss’. The TVC was directed by Nadia Marquard Otzen ofAcademy films. It is based on a successful campaign the Commission andMullenLowe London ran ahead of the Scottish independence referendum where bypolling day 84% of people surveyed said they recognised the advertising.
The booklet reminds voters that if they are not alreadyregistered to vote then they must do this by the deadline of Tuesday 7 June.Around 7.5m million people in Great Britain aren’t registered to vote. A recentsurvey run by the Commission found that one fifth (20%) of survey respondentssaid they were either not registered to vote or we unsure if they areregistered to vote in the referendum.
Alex Robertson, Director of Communications at the ElectoralCommission said:
“This is an historic event and we don’t want anyone to missout. A lot of people won’t have voted in a referendum before or will beunsure what the question is. Our booklet and associated awarenesscampaign gives everyone the information they need.”
Chief Creative Officer: Dave Henderson
Creative Director: Tony Hardcastle
Executive Creative Director: Richard Denney
Planner: Jenny Barthe
Digital Producer: David Farrant
Account Director: Kirsteen Scoble
Account Executive: Harriet Pinnington
Producers: Bel January, Lucy Jay
Creative Team: Jack Patrick, Denis Kakazu
Design & Animation: Dean Brown
Media Agency: MEC
Music and Sound
Audio Post Production: Wave
Edit Company: The Assembly Rooms
Editor: Ruth Hegarty
Post Production / VFX
Post Production House: MPC
Director: Nadia Marquard Otzen
Print / OOH
Photographer: David Harriman
Agent: Wyatt-Clarke Jones