Brilliant use of video

In this section, you will find some excellent examples of videos that have not only helped to raise funds but also awareness. Watch and feel inspired.

NSPCC: 'Can't Look' TV ad that launched the Full Stop campaign

by Giles Pegram CBE

This shocking 1999 TV ad helped to launch the NSPCC's Full Stop campaign bringing the issue of child abuse into people's home but it's more powerful because of what you don't see.

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Islamic Relief: ‘Saving lives isn't easy’ video

by Joe Burnett

A funny, intelligent video from Islamic Relief featuring star in the making Yusuf demonstrates the complexity of international aid and why organisations such as IR are so important in the global fight against poverty.

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NSPCC ‘Open Your Eyes’ direct response TV ad

by Giles Pegram CBE

A powerful and heart-rending direct response TV ad by the NSPCC showcases the organisation's dedication to its mission, donors and beneficiaries.

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NSPCC: first successful charity DRTV ad in the UK - ‘Ellie.’

by Giles Pegram CBE

We continue to bring readers extraordinary campaigns from the NSPCC, this time the first successful direct response TV ad in the UK. Meet Ellie.

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NO MORE's Super Bowl 49 PSA: Listen

by SOFII

This ad to raise awareness of domestic violence simply and chillingly depicts a 911 call of a woman pretending to order a pizza with her attacker still in the house.

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Give Them Refuge Christmas Campaign

by Joe Burnett

Through a hard-hitting and poweful video ad and social media campaign, Refuge exponentially increased traffic to their website and the number of donations they received, making great use of Facebook’s audience targeting algorithm. The video will make you cry but the results will make you jump for joy

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Act for Peace's refugee social experiment

by SOFII

A filmed social experiment that tested Australia's compassion for refugees and led to viral success for the charity.

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UNICEF Christmas adverts

by Joe Burnett

These TV adverts from Sweden are short but remarkably well-made, deploying wit and humour with sensitivity and intelligence to make crucial points. They may take in history, fantasy and mythology, but never lose sight of the core message from UNICEF.

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Cesvi: ‘stop AIDS at birth’ campaign

by Joe Burnett

Cesvi launched the first fully integrated fundraising campaign in Italian history that was inspired by the words of HIV-positive child Nkosi Johnson at the International AIDS Conference in Durban in 2000.

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ALS Foundation Netherlands: I have already died

by SOFII

This powerful and moving campaign gives a storytelling platform to people who have ALS.

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