Watch: The 10 Group's 300 space hoppers get 500,000 views for

Video production agency The 10 Group produced a film on a quick turnaround for its client that has been seen more than half a million times and counting on Facebook alone since being posted.

Commuters were themselves left a little by The 10 Group's video stunt
Commuters were themselves left a little by The 10 Group's video stunt

The agency has worked with the price comparison site on a number of projects, and between Friday and Monday took to the streets of London with 300 space hoppers.

Eddie Hammerman, managing director at The 10 Group, said the brief from was to "brighten up people's day now that the clocks have gone back", and to do something that matched with the firm's adverts featuring 1981 The Sugarhill Gang song Jump On It.

He said: "My team loves to work on projects that feature real people and it was very exciting and rewarding to get so many adults and children involved in the campaign around iconic London locations, which as you can imagine was a very demanding task."

The final scenes in the video – a mass bounce in Potters Field Park by London's Tower Bridge – were filmed on Monday morning, and the video was then edited and sent to which posted it a little before 4pm on its Facebook page. "It was an unforgettable Monday morning and PR campaign to say the least," Hammerman said.

It has also been shared on the company's website and on YouTube. As of Wednesday lunchtime it had amassed 531,000 views – reaching much further than the 36,000 people who liked the brand on Facebook.

How to brighten up people's days... With space hoppers! #JumpOnIt

Posted by on Monday, 26 October 2015

Previously, the agency had created a video for Visa thanking workers who clocked in on Christmas Day, and also sent mascot Brian the Robot into space earlier this year.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Already registered?
Sign in