Happy Hour's core activity is TV commercial production. Since 2003, we have been producing brand TV commercials, direct response TV commercial productions and animation TV ad production.
We understand that in today's marketplace, budgets for TV advertising are leaner than ever. That's why we focus on providing the best 'production value' possible and making the most out of every TV ad production budget.
We achieve this partly by producing TV commercials out of our central Bristol office. With in-house video post production and audio post production, in addiiton to our own visual FX and motion graphics studio, we provide a top end finish without the expensive Soho post production costs. In addition, studio facilities, crew, and equipment all come without a London weighting.
We have found on a like-for-like basis that we can provide the same level of TV commercial production as our London counterparts with up to a 1/3 of the saving on the budget.
Our producers and directors are experts in TV commercial production. We have created everything from micro-budget commercials to grand scale shoots with stunts and hundreds of extras.
We've organised international shoots in Africa, throughout Europe and the US, from small documentary level crews to multiple film units and set builds for TV commercial productions. Likewise, we have organised everything from underwater shoots to aerial shoots, and working with animals to advanced motion control rigs.
With award winning TV commercial directors (Cannes Lion, Gold Arrow, DMA, IVCA), and award winning TV Producers (BAFTA, EMMY, BAA, DMA, IVCA), our highly experienced commercials team is used to meeting any challenge and excelling.
A part of our unique offering is our experience in both live action production and animation tv commercial production. With TV commercial directors and producers trained at the UK's world renowned Aardman Animations, we can provide the highest level of animation production. Our Head of Animation has been recognised with BAFTA and EMMY award wins for his work on TV series such as Shaun the Sheep and Creature Comforts.
With experience in stop frame animation, 3D animation production and 2D animation, including hand drawn (cell) animation, we can meet any brief with a number of stylish executions. View our showreel and read more about our animation production.
In addition, our TV commercial production is further complimented by our in-house post production facility. We have 5.1 Surround Sound Audio Mixing and DaVinci grading facilities, normally reserved for feature film production. Plus our ISDN line means we can record voice-overs from any other ISDN studio in the world, in addition to our own voice-over recording booth.
Our Visual FX team also provide any special fx, compositing and other visual effects tricks to enhance and achieve the desired result on any TV ad production.
Whatever your budget for your TV commercial, whether you need to be on air in 4 weeks or 6 months, whether it requires live action filming or animation, in South Africa or Bognor Regis, we'll provide you with the same professional, attentive and creative production service.
Just call us on 0117 929 9797 and ask to speak to one of our TV Producers, or drop us an email.