A lot of agency types have experienced that moment when a client asks for an edgy idea, only to settle for a safer option.
Which is fair enough, but for a some creative, the question is often, ‘Should we just make just it anyway?’
For Wrestler founder, director and part-time actor Ben Forman, there was only one answer: yes. The result was ‘Hammy Holidays’, a satirical take on the classic Christmas issue of what do with 17.3 kilos of leftover ham.
“We were recently asked to pitch in a few Christmas campaign ideas to a client, and when Hammy Holidays didn’t make the final cut, we knew that we had to bring this absurd gem to life,” he said.
“So, on Monday we threw it all together as a Christmas miracle for the world to see – a pitching B-side if you will. Who knows – maybe that will become a new series?”
Check out the video in all its glorious wackiness below: