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Leo Burnett & Prime Video show Usman Khawaja what cricket fever really looks like – adobo Magazine

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — As the new home of ICC World Cup Cricket in Australia, Prime Video has kicked off its campaign for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup featuring Aussie cricket superstar Usman Khawaja.

The creative by Leo Burnett Australia dramatizes how “cricket fever” can take hold of a nation, spreading excitement — game by game, fan by fan, until everyone gets caught up in the event. The film follows Usman as he realizes the “fever” has taken hold of his own street.

It aims to differentiate from the category and connect with cricket lovers through a shared fanaticism of the sport, with cricket references abound for casual and superfans alike.

Audiences are reminded that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will soon be exclusively on Prime Video, live from June 02 to 30. View the film on youtube or instagram.

The campaign will run across TV, BVOD, YouTube, Social, OLV, and owned channels.

Prime Video is the exclusive Australian broadcaster of the Men’s and Women’s Cricket World Cups, T20 World Cups, the Champions Trophy, and the World Test Championship Final until 2027. Prime Video exclusively holds the live Australian broadcast rights for ICC cricket events for the next four years. Cricket fans across Australia will have exclusive access to all matches in every elite ICC tournament, including the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. This is at no extra cost to a Prime membership and is available as part of new customers’ free 30-day trial.

CREDITS

Hushidar Karas – Head of Prime Video ANZ
Olly Wilton – Senior Sports Program Manager
Hwei Loke – Head of Marketing
Anna Saunders – Senior Brand Manager
Charli Hoffmann – Campaign Manager

Leo Burnett Australia
Andy Fergusson – National Chief Creative Officer
Tim Woolford – Group Creative Director
Tommy Cehak – Group Creative Director
James Beswick – Associate Creative Director
Rowan Foxcroft – Associate Creative Director
Catherine King – Chief Strategy Officer
James Walker-Smith – General Manager
Gemma Cox – Group Business Director
Jack Asimus – Senior Business Manager
Libby Spark – Senior Integrated Producer
Rachael Sparks – Project Manager
Tiffany Wilson – Senior Designer

Production:
Director – Ariel Martin 
Production Company – Scoundrel
Executive Producer/Founder – Adrian Shapiro
Executive Producer – Kate Gooden 
Producer – Alex Tizzard
DOP – Aaron McLisky
Post – Arc Edit
Editor – Luke Haigh
Colourist – Ben Eagleton
Online – Jamie Scott 
Sound & Composition – Massive Music

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