The Making of ‘Where Christmas Comes for Christmas’

Meet Elf, Angel, Reindeer and Mouse, the animated stop-motion stars of the new Myer Christmas film ‘Where Christmas Comes for Christmas’. We took a look behind the scenes to discover how the film came together.

Created by Clemenger BBDO in collaboration with Aardman Animation – the Academy Award-winning animation studio of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep’ fame – the four month production process saw each of the four characters sculpted by hand and filmed frame by frame.

Clemenger BBDO Creative Director Evan Roberts said, “Myer has always been a destination for Christmas. We figured that goes for everyone, including little Christmas icons like reindeers and elves.”

Creative Director Stephen de Wolf from Clemenger BBDO said, “We wanted to bring a little bit of magic back to Christmas this year, but without being typically saccharine about it. The result is something beautiful and whimsical, but with a uniquely Australian tone. We hope you like it.”

 

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Meet the characters and see the full Christmas TV Film here

10 thoughts on “The Making of ‘Where Christmas Comes for Christmas’

  1. Hi Myers loved your Christmas ad this year! No need for the “winter wonderland” vibe however, it odvuously never snows in Australia at Christmas and that’s what makes it different than the rest of the world and I think it’s really important to showcase that! Start a new tradition Myer! Promote an Australian Chrisy! Cheers!

  2. We agree, this years Christmas add is delightful. What a lovely idea to promote an Australian Christmas without Santa on his surf board or kangaroos driving the sleigh. The little characters are gorgeous and a brilliant concept that make us smile and look forward to a happy Christmas.

  3. We agree, this years Christmas ad is delightful. What a wonderful tradition to start an Australian theme without Santa on a surf board or kangaroos driving the sleigh. The little characters are gorgeous and make us smile and look forward to a Happy Christmas. Thank you so much and Merry Christmas.

  4. Just love your add for Christmas this year..brilliant!!…so much better than the find wonderful which I couldnt stand…this is fabulous…credit to your advertising team. Definitely intend to come in now…always support something that good!!

  5. Well, that ad is a ‘little bit fabulouth”….. what a cracker!! Love watching it, it always brings a smile to my face, well done!! 🙂

  6. Love Elf and his friends. Gorgeous ad which makes me smile – especially when Mouse pops in. Actually – all of it.

  7. Hello, We just love your Christmas advert. It brings a smile to our faces every time we see it. Do you realise that Myers is the only big company doing Christmas adverts ????? What is this what is wrong with other companies having Christmas advert after all it is our Christian Festival time

  8. I loved your advert, it is marvelous, is it possible to get a copy of the full length version. I say full length because it is televised in a couple of different lengths in my area. WELL DONE TO THE TEAM! .

    • Hi Pauline, thank-you we’re so pleased to hear you enjoyed our televison commercial. You can view the full version on our YouTube channel here. Thanks and have a lovely Christmas.

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