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Ball Of Light


Out London and LA offices have teamed up with electifying director Ringan Ledwidge and Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R on Virgin Media’s new commercial for fibre optic broadband on demand.

In the ad we see a man working on his laptop when suddenly the appliances in his home spring to life in an overdrive of activity; clocks fast forward, lights flicker on and off and the TV switches itself on.  Bright lights can be seen shining through his blinds and as he reaches the door, the walls and floor around him start to whizz by and disappear as if he is travelling through time.  The climatic finish finds him standing in a dark world with glowing lights rushing past as he looks towards a giant ball of light.  

The spot was created in Mill London and headed up by Mill LA's Lead Flame op Phil Crowe who travelled to London work with Ringan Ledwidge.



  • Agency: Y&R
  • Producer: Sally Pritchet
  • Creatives: Mark Roalfe, Geffan


  • Production Company: Rattling Stick
  • Director: Ringan Ledwidge
  • Producer: Sally Humphries


  • Editing Company: Work
  • Editor: Rich Orrick

Post-Production / VFX

  • Post-Production / VFX Company: The Mill
  • VFX Producer: Gemma Smith, Tom Bussell
  • 2D Lead Artists: Phil Crowe
  • 2D Artists: Mike Outlaw
  • 3D Artists: Mel Tonkin, Andy Nicholas, Eva Kuehlmann, Ed Shires, Matthieu Bessudo, Simon Landrien, Luke Tickner, Ross Urien
  • Assist: Andy Bates
  • Colourist: Adam Scott
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