Top 20 Video Ads Of 2011: Creativity Has No Boundaries


Advertisement plays an important role in promoting the products of the companies. In last one year advertisements as well as advertisers have increased dramatically. Recent study by Unruly Media highlights that in last one year advertisements sharing rate has been increased by five folds. The top 20 video ads have generated more than 25 million shares in 2011. Interestingly, number of video ads shares is comparatively higher than number of views, which means users have preferred to share more ads in 2011. On an average 1 out off 10 people who viewed video contents went to share online in 2011 compared to 1 out off 39 in 2010.

“The fact that the No. 1 ranking video this year earned close to eight times more shares than last year’s winning ad is just further proof of the rise of the epic ad in 2011”. “More brands are realizing the potential of social video to build a high-impact, long-term emotional connection with their audience,” as said by Sarah Wood, Unruly COO.

Here is the top 20 video ads which are most shared:-

20. Westfield Stratford City:-

This video ad or content is on the 20th position with 529,832 shares in 2011.


19. Samsung:-

Samsung ads plays an important role in promotion of its product. This video “unleash finger” is on 19th spot in top 20 lists with 542,851 shares.


18. Pepsi:-

Its one of the best video ad or content promotes Pepsi as well as Beckham football skills. It’s on 18th position in the lists with 543,812 shares.


17. Trace Urban:-

Nice video content with 687,582 shares.


16. Channel 4:-

Nice video featuring Danny Macskill skill. Just Watch it and enjoy. It has more than 696,190 shares.


15. McDonalds:-

Feature small age boy friend and girl friend. It has near about 756,141 shares.


14. Red Bull:-

The art of flight: Travis rice (810,453 shares)


13. Ojai Valley Taxidermy:-

Chuck Testa (830,036 shares)


12. Carlsberg:-

Bikers in cinema (899,550 shares)


11. Call of Duty:-

Modern Warfare 3: The Vet Vs The Nob (922,218 shares)


10. Nestle Contrex:-

Ma Contrexperience (950,988 shares)


 9. Nissan:-

Poneis Malditos (956,661 shares)


 8. Call of Duty:-

Modern Warfare 3: Reveal Trailer (1,062,829 shares)


 7. David Cornfield Melanoma Fund:-

Dear 16-year-old Me (1,072,004 shares)


 6. Twentieth Century Fox:-

Planet of the Apes: Ape with A20k-47 (1,132,201 shares)


 5. Kia Soul:-

Part Rock Anthem (1,424,110 shares)


 4. T- Mobile:-

Royal Wedding (1,733,419 shares)


 3. T- Mobile:-

Angry Birds Live (1,783,607 shares)


 2. DC Shoes:-

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four: The Hollywood Megamercial (2,028,238 shares)


  1. Volkswagen:-

The Force (4,713,179 shares)


Hope you have enjoyed these video ads. Though, its the list of top 20 video ads, but it would be interesting to know your preference. Do let us know which one you liked most or make your own list of top video ads of 2011 and share with us in comment section.

(Video source:- Adweek)

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