‘GET MORE’ – Hungry Lion and Quirk’s shared ambition

‘Born Digital’, with an appetite for integrated solutions, Quirk’s latest foray above the line, shows the importance of never judging an e-book by its cover.

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A little over six months ago Quirk won the Hungry Lion business in a twelve-way pitch. The two companies have since worked closely to gain a genuine understanding of the Hungry Lion audience, developing a through-the-line campaign that captures the hearts and minds of one of South Africa’s biggest demographics.

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The influence of industry heavy-weights and Quirk newcomers, Conn Bertish (CPT) and Fran Luckin (JHB) is evident in the simple yet evocative positioning and imaginative delivery of the brand’s ‘Get More’ promise.

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‘For the re-launch of Hungry Lion, we created an integrated campaign that literally takes off on television, flies online and on mobile, and then lands in the real world.’ – Conn Bertish, Executive Creative Director, Quirk

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To quote the Hungry Lion manifesto, ‘We believe in MORE. MORE for every man and woman, MORE for Mzanzi and MORE for you – because you deserve it!’

A bold statement like that could only be backed up with a big TV commercial. Quirk pulled in acclaimed director Dave Meinert of McDuff films who, along with a small army of production staff, brought the Hungry Lion vision to life in a 45 second commercial as well as three 20 second ‘stings’ to promote the new offers.

‘It’s a powerful thing when a brand really does what it says. Our job was simply to bring this to life.’ – James McKay, Managing Director, Quirk

With an ever-growing mobile population and the Quirk Group continuing to go from strength to strength, not even the sky’s the limit for this king-sized partnership. 

Quirk. Brave Curious Minds.

Quirk is a marketing agency born digital, where a culture of learning, innovation and curiosity allows some of the best and brightest minds to push the boundaries of creativity, technology and education. In 14 years, we have grown from a 1-man operation to a business that employs 227 QuirkStars across agencies in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and London, servicing a broad spectrum of clients and industries.

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