The Philippine Association of Cupids remind people how to flirt in new Netflix campaign via GIGIL Philippines
It’s the first Valentine’s season since the lockdown and the Cupids are stressed out in this Netflix spot created via GIGIL Philippines.
Getting people to find love during the lockdown hasn’t been easy. According to their data, “A lot of couples broke up. Single people found it hard to mingle.”
So, inspired by Lara Jean of “To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” Netflix and GIGIL bring Filipinos a never-before-heard request from the Philippine Association ng mga Kupido, or PAK: Remember how to flirt.
Watch the organization of Cupids brainstorm ideas, since love hasn’t quite been in the air in 2021. See their discussion go, from breaking up statistics, to pulling out a Gatling bow and arrow.
The film features comedians from Comedy Manila, with Red Ollero as the head Cupid. His winged crewmembers are James Caraan, GB Labrador, Yuki Horikoshi, Aldo Cuervo, Alexio Tabafunda, and Roger Naldo, with a special appearance by Philippine TikTok sensation, Pipay Kipay.
In less than 24 hours without being boosted, the video scored over 1.3 million views, 91,000 reactions, and 5,000 comments. As of writing, the film has been shared more than 26,000 times.
The Cupids’ efforts didn’t stop with the film. They also created a short online PSA, and invaded Spotify and TikTok. And as a way to help people make the first move like Lara Jean, they offered 1500 free bouquets for sending this Valentine’s weekend in Metro Manila and Cebu City! The orders were placed on a specially made microsite by the Cupids called instadangwa.com, Manila’s famous flower market, now online. Bouquets for the capital were all claimed in an hour. The deliveries will be done by Cupid riders in partnership with Grab.
For more flirting inspo, watch Lara Jean on “To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” the Cupids suggest. The film is launching this Feb. 12 on Netflix.
Country Marketing Manager, Philippines | Netflix APAC – Stef Pajarito Marketing Creative Producer – SEA – Daphne Ng
Chief Creative Officer – Herbert Hernandez
Chief Creative Officer – Badong Abesamis
ACD / Senior Copywriter – Leslie Cua
Senior Art Director – Dana de Leon
Art Director – Kitty Coloma
Copywriter – Zion de la Peña
Account Manager – Zsa Sunga
Account Manager – Kimberly Gow
Account Director – Jim Jimenez
Managing Partner – Jake Yrastorza
Agency Producer – Sasa Abella
Senior Art Director – JR Bumanglag Indierectory
Art Director – Pau de Mesa Indierectory
Copywriter – Abby Ramos
Junior Copywriter – Daryl Camit
Art Director – JC Aujero
Art Director – Maggie Querido
Art Director – Cath Dizon
Production House: Arcade
Director – Marius Talampas
Executive Producer – Ahnel Gozon
Line Producer – Mara Bernaldo
Music – Arnold Bueno of Hit Productions
Sound Engineer – Vener Ariston
Instadangwa Web Developer – Vince Hermosura of Barkero Developers