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Music for TV-Commercial 'Opel - Signs'

What We Did

  • Film Score Composition

  • Film Score Production


  • Director: Marc Hartmann

  • Agency: McCann Erickson

  • Production: Tempomedia

  • Music: Frank Schreiber


There are a lot of possibilities to give hints. And there are a lot of possibilities to read those signs. Some are e.g. rather subtle and others a broad hint. Directly after standing up the family man in the Opel-Spot “Signs” has to handle some hints of that second category and director Marc Hartmann accompanies our protagonist, when he swinging starts his day, keeping some messages for him.

The music is also swinging and relates with a jazz-band line-up of piano, double-bass, drums and muted trumpets to the Swing of the 1950s. With Tom Gäbel as the singer we had an outstanding performer of that style, because - as we are all aware since Duke Ellington - it don’t mean a thing, if it ain’t got that swing.