Special NZ’s at the wheel for Holden

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AUCKLAND, Yesterday: After several months on Netflix’s Emmy-nominated series Chef’s Table in London, Delhi and LA, Finch’s Zia Mandviwalla has returned to Australia with the “beautifully emotive” Street Smart tvc for Holden (created by Special Group).

The Auckland agency’s ECD Tony Bradbourne said: “The NZ based Holden Street Smart initiative is all about getting young drivers ready for life on Kiwi roads, and with her special brand of character driven storytelling Mandviwalla has brought to life the true and touching story of Bella and a tragic car crash that changed her life forever.”

Finch advised in an unatttributed statement: “After a successful year, which included her short film Night Shift being made a Staff Pick and subsequently winning Best Vimeo Video of the Month, and directing the Asma Kahn episode from the upcoming sixth season of Netflix’s Chef’s Table, Mandviwalla is now available for commercials in the APAC region. 


Agency: Special Group
ECD: Tony Bradbourne
Creative Director: Angus Hennah
Creative Director: Arnya Karaitina
Group Business Director: Sandra Daniel
Account Manager: Sam Hall
Planning Director: Clare Leitch
Senior Producer: Katie Mortensen
Client: Holden New Zealand
General Manager, Marketing Strategy, GM Holden: Marnie Jane Samphier
Production Co: Finch
Director: Zia Mandviwalla
Executive Producer/MD: Corey Esse
Executive Producer: Karen Bryson
Producer: Jimena Murray
DP: Andrew Stroud
Production Design: Sarah Cooper
Edit Company: Arc
Editor: Simon Price
Colourist: Dave Gibson
Post Production: Nakatome
Sound Design: The Coopers

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