Top Spot of the Week: adam&eveDDB NY, Hornet Directors Yves Geleyn and Michael Thurmeier Team On "Cuisine Exchange"


Robert Goldrich
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023


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Kroger’s 2023 holiday campaign is headlined by this animated film, “Cuisine Exchange.” Created by adam&eveDDB New York, the film highlights the connective power of food through a heartfelt story centered around a childless couple who decide to host an exchange student and the lifetime of traditions that follow.  

Kroger retains its beloved Kroji characters for the :74 film which is complemented by the hit track “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran. 

In addition, the brand enlisted the same award-winning directing duo and production company responsible for the 2022 holiday film: Yves Geleyn (John Lewis film “The Bear and The Hare” and Michael Thurmeier (Ice Age: Continental Drift, Ice Age: Collision Course) of the New York-based studio Hornet.  


Client Kroger Agency adam&eveDDB New York Richard Brim, global chief creative officer; Amanda Peters, head of strategy; Mat Bisher, group executive creative director; Paulo Junger, Jason Ashlock, executive creative directors; Vinicius Fernandes, Mussashi Shintaku, Patrick Conlon, creative directors; Rafael Oliveira, associate creative director; Teri Atlman, production lead; Bree Hopenwasser, sr. producer; Christopher Lane, associate producer. Production Company Hornet Yves Geleyn, Mike Thurmeier, directors; Hana Shimizu, managing partner; Karen Lawler, director of production; Kristin Labriola, head of creative development; Alex Unick, executive producer; Dez Stavracos, head of production; Heather Hardin, producer; Anita Chao, sr. editor; Cole Bannick, assistant editor; Karla Palacios, production coordinator; Jon Chun, talent coordinator; Name Camillo Clauser, storyboard artist; Hannah Kim, Tom Humber, character designers; Michael Knapp, art director; George Smaragdis, CG supervisor; Pakorn Bupphavesa, CG lead; Carl Mok, compo lead; Angeline Rivera, Natalia Perez Melendez, Nelson Mai, Daniel Lombardi, Nick Wergin, CG generalists; Constance Bensen, character modeler; Alex Levenson, set modeler; Carlos Sandoval, Chris Hill, rigging; Cody Chen, Mirelle Underwood, Nicole Noel, Sylvia Apostol, light & rendering; Nicole Noel, Paulo Dias, Shandy Tam, Eric Concepcion, compositors; Chris Mayne, Hee Jin Kim, Kaitlin Yu, Matt Parent, Matthew Corsillo, Meg Oswalt, Nicholas Christie, Tania Florit, animators


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