Lego Starwars NYC

Jack Morton worked with LEGO to create an event aimed at re-engaging boys aged 6-12 (and their fathers) with the Lego Star Wars Brand.

Measurable Objectives

To reignite brand loyalty for LEGO Star Wars and build excitement for the TV launch of Yoda Chronicles, Jack Morton was tasked with creating an epic and contagiously shareable campaign for adults and kids alike in Times Square.

Experience/Execution

Reveal: With the help of the crowd, Yoda used the power of the force to extract his secret LEGO model build from its box. In a dramatic moment kids, parents, Yoda and our emcee helped summon the ship from its box, showing the world what Yoda has revealed: a life-size X-Wing!

Master Builder Academy: Kids and parents had a chance to learn from the experts! LEGO's Master Builders led building challenges that encouraged kids to design and build their own original creations using the same bricks used in the LEGO X-Wing.

Additional experiential activities: LEGO Star Wars barrel organ and life-size LEGO Star Wars figures were available for consumers to interact with throughout the experience.

Photo experience: Consumers had the chance to sit in the cockpit for a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity. They could then view both the physical and virtual copy of the photo and share them through social media channels at our viewing stations.

Jack Morton also designed a contest encouraging children to build what they thought Yoda would reveal in Times Square.

 

Results

Over the three days of the event, there were over 25,000 attendees and LEGO gained over 28,000 Facebook followers, 14,000 likes and nearly 2,000 shares.

 

more stories like this

Even the most open-minded people have internalized the implicit bias of cultural…read more
MRM created a new site to communicate the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center’s complete…read more
FCB Mayo and BPN Peru partnered with The University of Engineering and Technology…read more
UM’s partnership with Free the Children builds awareness for the organization and…read more
FCB Health partnered with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) to…read more