The Pitch

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Working in teams participants are required to devise, write and film a 30 to 60 second TV commercial (TVC) on a chosen topic.

Each group is given preparation time and some tips on what makes a great TVC. Each commercial will make it's debut screening at the ‘Awards Ceremony’ and judged by a panel of world renowned experts (just grab a few people off the street!)

Producing a successful TVC takes all types, skills and ability. Not everyone is expected to be on camera, however each person plays a role in it’s creation. Whether it’s directing, writing, costume design, location scout. Staff are encouraged to work towards their strengths.

This is a fun activity which produces hilarious results for everyone to see during the debut screening!

Program Length

1 to 3 hours

Recommended Group Size

20 to 120+

Where Does it Work Best?

Almost ANYWHERE! Team Days, Conferences, Staff Socials, content review in Training or even during your normal work day!

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What You Receive?

Quick Start Guide - Get started easily and quickly using our step by step quick start guide.

Activity Run Sheet – A timed run down to help you run a smooth activity on the day.

Instructional Videos – This makes it so easy. Watch the 'How To' videos and get started!

Step by Step Written Instructions – Follow the step by step instructions and make sure you don’t miss a thing!

Activity Brief Rules Sheet – This makes running the activity so easy. Simply printout and use as a guide to run the activity

Printable Props – Includes the Activity Score Sheets, instructions and activity invites

Full Support – Got some questions or just want to confirm that you are on the right track, drop us an email or pick up the phone.

What You Need to Supply?

There are a several things you need to get ready for Paparazzi Challenge.

You'll need to supply the following:

Activity Staff – It will depend upon final numbers - however we recommend having at least 2  staff to run the activity. One to be the 'Host' and the other to assist with setting up, downloading the videos and handing out props etc

Activity Space - You need to organise a space to watch the 'final videos'. This could be a room you set up as a make shift 'media room' or simply use your main meeting or training space.

Microphone and PA - Depending upon group size you may want to use a microphone to introduce each TV Commercial.

Some Activity Props – You will need to ensure each team has a digital video camera of some kind and the appropriate cords/means to download videos onto a central computer.

You'll also need:

  • A suitable computer, projector and sound system
  • Maybe some basic props/costumes/makeup for each team - these can be sourced from home, the office, an op-shop or discount variety store.
  • Drink and nibbles for the viewing session
  • Room decorations - totally up to you and your imagination. Some clients really enjoy creating an 'Oscars' theme for the viewing.

Fun Prizes - This is totally up to you. We often get some novelty prizes and 'booby' prizes from the local variety store.