Discovery Channel The World Is Just Awesome TV Ad Commercial

The Discovery Channel newest TV spot titled The World is just Awesome. The commercial is pretty awesome too!
Featured in the video are familiar stars of Discovery Channels hit series singing along in very familiar surroundings including Captains Sig Hansen, Phil Harris, Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand and Keith Colburn of DEADLIEST CATCH hauling off crab pots; DIRTY JOBS host Mike Rowe busting throw muck and dirt; MYTHBUSTERS Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman mischievously experimenting at M5; STORM CHASERS Reed Timmer racing toward the eye of a tornado; Ben Bailey host of the Emmy® award-winning CASH CAB cruising Times Square; SURIVORMANs Les Stroud wading waist deep in swamp waters; and extreme sports fisherman MAN VS FISHs Matt Watson diving on top of a marlin.

In addition to Discovery Channel talent, the new spot includes personalities and places that illustrate the wonders of the world including sixteen year old Zac Sunderland, the youngest person to circumnavigate the world; Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway®; the Transformers and Europes massive Hadron Collider, the largest and highest energy particle accelerator. In addition to newsmakers and noteworthy places, the fourth graders of Miami Elementary School in Clinton Township, Michigan make an appearance with their own homegrown version of Boom de Yada.

The original spot premiered in March 2008 and went on to pick up several prestigious industry awards including a Promax, Clio, One Show, International Andy and an Art and Technique of the American Commercial (AICP) Award for musical arrangement.

Client: Discovery Channel
Agency: 72andSunny
Creative Director: Glenn Cole
CD/Designer: Bryan Rowles
CD/Copywriter: Jason Norcross
Agency Executive Producer: Sam Baerwald
Agency Producer: Angelo Ferrugia
Production Company: Outsider
Director: James Rouse
Director of Photography: Max Goldman
Producer: Jeremy Barrett
Editorial Company: Mad River Post
Editor: Lucas Eskin
Producer (Editorial): Ann Kirk
VFX: Method
VFX/Online Artist: Alex Kolansinski
VFX Producer: Helena Lee
Music: Beacon Street Studios
Composer: Brian Chapman
Producer (Music): Adrea Lavezzoli
Sound Design: Lime Studios
Mixer: Loren Silber
Telecine: Company 3
Colorist: Stefan Sonnenfeld
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