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Ben Hall


Ben has been with Brand Media since July 2011. He works as a wesite producer across all of the Brand Media sites.

Twitter name: @thebenhall

Relevant experience: Worked at Huddersfield Students’ Union creating video and interactive content for its web presences. Also completed work experience as a video producer at The Times. I’ve been creating content for the web since the age of 10 – not all of it was great, but the experience has stood me in good stead.
Favourite ad: The PEN Story - Olympus

One thing not a lot of people know about you: I once played Jafar in my school’s version of Aladdin. Versatile.


Latest Articles From This Author

Campaign Viral Chart: Evian's Spider-Man tops chart in week of movie premiere

- Evian, the French bottled-water brand, tops the most-shared ads chart this week with its "amazing baby & me 2" spot by BETC Paris.

Campaign Viral Chart: Google Maps' April Fool tops chart

- Google Maps' April Fools prank has topped this week's viral chart with 369,288 shares.

Campaign Viral Chart: Down Syndrome future mom ad doubles shares

- Coordown, the Italian Down Syndrome charity, has achieved the most-shared ad status this week, beating Wren Studio's "first kiss", which has dropped seven places after two weeks at the top.

DCM and D&AD unveil best film-inspired ads

- Digital Cinema Media and D&AD have unveiled a compilation of ten of the best ads that have been inspired by film over the past ten years.

Campaign Viral Chart: Italian Down Syndrome baby video second most-shared

- Coordown, an Italian organisation that represents people with Down Syndrome, was the second most-shared video in this week's viral ad chart after it was shared 225,500 times.

Adland's first tweets: David Golding's missing sweets and hacker or squatter at Mother

- Twitter is celebrating its eighth birthday today with a tool to find out its users' first tweets, so Campaign has tracked down the first tweets of some of adland's agencies and executives.

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with the best Guinness ads

- Whether you hail from the Emerald Isles or not (St Patrick doesn't seem to care) Campaign rounds up the ads from the brand that has St Patrick's Day 17 March sewn up across the world... Guinness.

Campaign Viral Chart: first kiss video is most-shared ad this week

- Wren Studio, the clothing brand, sits atop this week's viral chart with an awkwardly charming video that asks 20 strangers to kiss for the first time while being filmed.

Kevin Bacon, Google Glass and Julian Assange: the SXSW weekend in tweets

- If you're not at South by Southwest and you've had trouble keeping up through social media, Campaign recaps and distils the weekend in tweets.

Campaign Viral Chart: Pepsi tops Coke with Jeff Gordon test drive

- Pepsi Max has bested rival Coca-Cola with a follow up to their hidden-camera "test drive" viral from 2013.

Campaign Viral Chart: Edeka's 'supergeil' ad leads viral hat-trick for German retailer

- Edeka, the German supermarket, has entered the viral chart three times this week with ads shared more than 270,000 times combined.

Gravity poised for Oscar success with most-viewed trailer online

- The trailer for 'Gravity', the science-fiction 3D movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, has been viewed 15 million times more than its closest best picture Oscar competitor, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.

Campaign Viral Chart: dumb ways to die makes Valentine's comeback

- "Dumb ways to die" returned to the Campaign Viral Chart this week with a Valentine's ad for Metro Trains in Melbourne, after it was shared 160,000 times.

Campaign Viral Chart: Canadian gay rights ad takes aim at Sochi

- An ad from the Canadian Institute for Diversity and Inclusion is the most-shared ad in the week that the Winter Olympic Games launched in Sochi.

Valentine's Day ad round up

- Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose join Carphone Warehouse and Coppafeel, the breast cancer charity, with tactical ads positioned in today's newspapers.

Sir John Hegarty, Boris Johnson and Lord Coe to feature in Advertising Week campaign

- Advertising Week Europe has unveiled its ad campaign for 2014, featuring Sir John Hegarty, Boris Johnson and Lord Coe.

Campaign Viral Chart: Budweiser's puppy takes down Arnie in Super Bowl-dominated chart

- Budweiser's schmaltzy "puppy love" ad has bested an ad featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger in this week's Super Bowl dominated viral ad chart.

Watch Budweiser's cute 'puppy love' ad, winner of the social Super Bowl

- Budweiser's "puppy love" dominated social sharing of aired Super Bowl 2014 ads with more than a million shares.

Brands join in with 24.9m Super Bowl tweets

- Skittles, Vogue, KFC and Tide were among the brands who contributed to the 24.9 million Super Bowl-themed tweets last night as the Seattle Seahawks claimed victory over the Denver Broncos.

Campaign Viral Chart: Arnie goes 'undercover' and beats Super Bowl ads

- Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor and former Governor of California, dons a dubious disguise in this week's most-shared ad to dispense health and fitness advice to members of a gym.

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