Assignment: Commercial

Make a TV commercial for a real or fictional product. Limit yourself to 30 seconds.


This was produced for a competition run by Doritos in the UK. Doritos materials used by permission.


Suggested techniques

Make sure the sound and music matches the video.

Watch lots of TV ads and copy the style.

For teachers: benefits to students

  • This helps students understand media and promotions.
  • Limiting them to short spots helps them get their message across in a concise way.
  • The student needs to understand sound and graphic design as well as video.


  • Ages 14+
  • Suitable for groups or solo work
  • Business, media and design

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