The desire to uphold tradition and a serious brand image often prevents many banking commercials from being funny, but not the 'Isla for ING Direct Australia Monologue.'
Before the Australian actress delivers a snappy one-liner endorsement for the bank, we get to hear some of the dialogue that goes through her head in preparation for her performance. Some of her comical thoughts include crediting the bank with winning more awards than Hollywood actors like Hugh Jackman and Russel Crowe.
The Isla for ING Direct commercial falls into the same category as Neil Patrick Harris' commercial for Heineken and Anna Kendrick's ad for Newcastle Brown Ale, which also use humor, mockery and seemingly reluctant endorsers to appeal to Millennials who want to know exactly when they're being targeted with marketing.
Isla Fisher Creates a Humorous Brand Endorsement for ING Direct
1. Humorous Brand Endorsements - Opportunity for banking commercials to use humor and comedy to appeal to younger generations.
2. Reluctant Endorsers - Using endorsers who seemingly have reservations about the product can create a humorous and engaging advertisement.
3. Mockery in Advertising - The use of mockumentary-style commercials can be a disruptive and entertaining way to capture the attention of viewers.
1. Banking - The banking industry can explore using humor in their commercials to connect with younger customers.
2. Beverage - Beverage companies can experiment with comedic and mockumentary-style commercials to stand out in a crowded market.
3. Marketing and Advertising - The marketing and advertising industry can benefit from incorporating humor and satire in their campaigns to create memorable and engaging content.