Mondays at Work Don't Suck So Much Thanks to the Nissan Murano

Ride along with TBWA\C\D and Wayne McClammy

So, how was work on Monday? Anything interesting happen at the office? 

For instance, did every last member of the staff follow you out the door and down the staircase, seeking your guidance and approval on pending projects?

Maybe they shouted and emailed for your attention once you got inside your 2020 Nissan Murano mid-size crossover? Or draped a huge banner with third-quarter sales projections across the side of a multi-story parking garage? As you drove home, did they pull up beside you in a mobile conference room, eager to share updates and ideas? 

If you experienced all that, you're clearly the boss depicted in "Mondays," a lively new Nissan spot from TBWA\Chiat\Day New York and director Wayne McClammy, so you already know how the story goes. The rest of you can watch the commercial and find out if some measure of work/life balance awaits at the end of the road:

The ad continues the vehicle-as-oasis trend Nissan explored in a spot that positioned its Rogue SUV as a safe haven in a world where literally everyone is on their phones, and revisited for the Versa subcompact, albeit with a different vibe. Similar themes surfaced in this offbeat distracted driving PSA from New Zealand.

As for our seemingly indispensable exec, a word of advice: Delegate!


Nissan "Mondays"

Agency: TBWA/Chiat/Day NY
Chief Creative Officer: Chris Beresford-Hill
Executive Creative Director: Al Merry
Creative Director: Aste Gutierrez
Creative Director: Mike Blanch
ACD / Copywriter: Holden Rasche
ACD / Art Director: Ashley Veltre
Head of Production: John Doris
Executive Producer: Christian Busch
Managing Director: Scott Kavanagh
Business Lead: Parker Collins
Business Manager: Natalie Otsuka
Associate Business Manager: Sarah Hoffmann
Senior Strategic Planner: Melissa Panasci
Senior Integrated Business Affairs Manager: Felicia Simmons
Production Integration Director: Andy Galvin
Product Integration Manager: Christian Uka
Project Manager: Greg Dzurita

Nissan USA
Vice President, Nissan Marketing Communications & Media: Allyson Witherspoon
Director, Marketing: Erich Marx
Senior Manager, Brand Marketing: Scott Traynor
MarCom Senior Planner: Ken Davis
MarCom Senior Planner: Jennea Lee

Production Company: Hungry Man
Director: Wayne McClammy 
Director of Photography: Christian Sprenger 
Managing Partner/Executive Producer: Kevin Byrne 
Managing Partner/Executive Producer: Mino Jarjoura 
Executive Producer/Director of Sales: Dan Duffy 
Executive Producer: Caleb Dewart 
Head of Production: Marian Harkness 
Producer: Rick Jarjoura  
Production Supervisor: Yuki Wakano 

Edit: NO6
Editor: Jason McDonald 
Assistant Editor: Aaron Castro and Max Redinger 
Managing Director: Corina Dennison 
Producer: Laura Molinaro 

Post/VFX: The Mill LA 
Chief Creative Officer: Phil Crowe 
Executive Producer: Anastasia von Rahl 
Producer: Melanie Roy 
Production Coordinator: Will Tyler
Color: The Mill NYC
Colorist: Mikey Rossiter

Composer: Spoon "I Turn My Camera On"

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