Laura Stack
Laura Stack 1 December 2015
Categories Video advertising

Top 9 Budget Christmas Videos

To provide you some inspiration, here's a variety of interesting videos concepts from across the web.

This month, we’ve already discussed the power of video advertising and how online video content can increase conversions by up to 85%. But if John Lewis’s £1 million budget is a little out of your range, don’t despair, you can still produce quality - or at the very least creative - festive videos without breaking the bank.


To provide you some inspiration, here’s a variety of interesting videos concepts from across the web:

9) Man on the Moon Parody

Let’s start with MyVoucherCodes, who commissioned a group of students at Brixton School of Communication Arts to produce a John Lewis Man on the Moon concept for just £700. Think of what they could do with all that extra cash they’ve saved!

8) Oddbins TV ad
Oddbins have been another to brag about their budget Christmas video. They splashed out just £10,000 on this tale of man and fox that really lives up to the Odd in Oddbins.


7) Digital Nativity
The Digital Story of the Nativity is just what it says on the tin. This clever little animation has racked up nearly 13 million views on YouTube and is a good way to educate a generation of children who apparently think the 25th December marks millionaire producer Simon Cowell’s birthday.



6) Photoshop Santa

Another video with a message is this viral spoof by ad agency Victors & Spoils which highlights the powers of Photoshop

Happy Holidays from Victors & Spoils on Vimeo.

5) Corporate Christmas Card

Chris Beaumont was commissioned to produce a corporate Christmas card video. The short piece of cinematography has a simple message and can be used time again. Chris admitted that the company never used it, so at least it’s sat on Vimeo with a happy 6000 views.

Corporate Christmas Card - Canon 7D from Chris Beaumont on Vimeo.

4) Klick Epic Office Remix

Digital Agency Click really showcase their creativity in this entertaining Jingle Bells remix which may reach a million hits this Christmas.

3) Foster Family Greeting

While lip-sync videos can often be cheesy, the Foster family get away with it with the inclusion of super cute kids. Their yearly Christmas videos, originally made to send out to their family, have had hundreds of thousands of views. My favourite is their 2010 vid:

Here Comes Santa Claus - A Christmas Video Greeting from Jared Foster on Vimeo.

2) Christmas Kids

Talking about cute kids, Kasey LaRose asks the children in his family some important questions about Christmas with adorable results. Young children + interviews = entertainment!

1) A Bespoke Christmas

Did I mention cheesy lip sync earlier? The list wouldn’t be complete without Bespoke’s own Christmas video from last year to put a smile on our lovely clients’ faces. It had a production cost of zero and a production value of priceless!

Merry Christmas to everyone - From Bespoke | Web Specialists from Bespoke on Vimeo.

Keep an eye out for this year’s Bespoke Christmas video, which will be produced by in-house videographer Laura.

Laura’s also eager to discuss your Christmas video concepts. email her at


Original Article


Read More On Digital Doughnut

Please login or register to add a comment.

Contribute Now!

Loving our articles? Do you have an insightful post that you want to shout about? Well, you've come to the right place! We are always looking for fresh Doughnuts to be a part of our community.

Popular Articles

See all
4 Important Digital Marketing Channels You Should Know About

4 Important Digital Marketing Channels You Should Know About

It goes without saying that a company can't do without digital marketing in today's world.

Digital Doughnut Contributor
Digital Doughnut Contributor 5 November 2014
Read more
Digital Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing: Which One Is Better?

Digital Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing: Which One Is Better?

What's the difference between digital marketing and traditional marketing, and why does it matter? The answers may surprise you.

Julie Cave
Julie Cave 14 July 2016
Read more
Life of a Twitter Influencer [Infographic]

Life of a Twitter Influencer [Infographic]

The following infographic Illustrates the life of a Twitter Influencer and includes everything from earnings, cheatsheets and social movements started on Twitter. While Twitter may not be the most popular social channel it is still one of the most powerful channels to spark online conversation. If you're a Twitter influencer, this infographic is the ultimate guideline to your future tweets.

Chiara Di Rago
Chiara Di Rago 30 November 2016
Read more
50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Today you can find Google Chrome extensions for almost anything that you can think about. In the sea of available extensions, it can be a hustle to choose which one are the best for your type of the business.

Aleksej Durdevic
Aleksej Durdevic 29 November 2016
Read more
Digital Marketing - The Wave of the Future

Digital Marketing - The Wave of the Future

With social media platforms like Facebook holding well over 1.6 billion users world-wide (and counting), these digital platforms have become the new marketplace. In order to properly promote business brands and products or services, an online company needs to employ the services of a specialist known as a digital marketer.

Mohammad Farooq
Mohammad Farooq 29 November 2016
Read more