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  • #1466
    Bing
    Participant

    Well now that the spot is up on the page I just want to say Kudos to the boys for a fine piece ‘o work! Making TV commercials is 90% of my job so I was geeking out over the possibility to give my opinion on a bona-fide SOS spot. (show 125-B) I think Rob is perfect as the everyman who is the butt of the joke, he totally kicks that “PC” guys ass (from the apple spots). Jerry’s as cool and confident as can be (he evens get the GIRL!!). Annie (sp?) is hotter’n hell as you would expect..although some dialogue would’ve been great (no room in the spot though). And Captain Bryan in drag is laugh out loud terrific (nice sandles btw). Looks like he probably gave Rob one hell of a bruise on the ass with that smack too! I must say that the end of the spot is my worst prison nightmare come true…probably Rob’s too!

    All in all a damn good piece of work in my opinion. My only complaint is now I want more, more switched on videos, more switched on commercials..more, more, MORE!!!

    Anyone who has ever tried to chroma key out a greenscreen can understand how frustrating that shot had to have been to pull off…nice job mon capitan…nice job.

    so..anyone else want more SOS-TV?

    #17812
    Version3
    Keymaster

    I have ideas in the works… this one of course was a work project.

    The keying was harder than the normal, because we had a shit light job going on it, and we couldn’t find seamless white paper anywhere. Add to that a retarded deadline, and this is what we’ve got. I promise, I do better work.

    Speaking of rush jobs, so we are at this Radiate Summit where these things ran, and someone hits me up to do a quick spot for them… they are a sports promotions company, and want to use footage from Glen Gary, Glen Ross?!? Uh, okay. So midnight I have this crazy idea about a semi-psychotic salesman running this company, and what goes on in his mind as he gets himself ready to go out on sales calls, or a slashing spree. A pair of hours to sleep, and this was my submission that had to run at 7am that morning.

    Thoughts?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQlYRdVxOv0

    #17811
    Version3
    Keymaster

    Ah, speaking of YouTube, please feel free to whore this one up as much as you want as created by the SOS crew. I decided to not just have it in the feed, and push it out to You Tube.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9eGK_YSzCE

    #17831
    Octavious
    Participant

    I am still finding the words… by the way nice commercial ad.

    #17817
    Bucho
    Participant

    Holy crap that’s fun to watch. Tonight when I say my prayers I’m doing an extra one that you guys get paid to do that shit full time, and real soon. I liked the Connexions ad too, but then I dig the hell out of that movie.

    - Women sense my power and they seek the life essence.

    #17830
    Octavious
    Participant

    A-B-C

    1st place: An iPod shuffle
    2nd place: Sitting on Paw-Paw’s lap.
    3rd place: Being fondled by John Day of Blimpie Subs on Gaylord Parkway.

    #17810
    Version3
    Keymaster

    I just hope that despite the fact that I tried to make it funny, I’m quite serious about going after Blimpie for this… hell, cancel the iPod if needed, and I’ll just make it cash. I don’t care, get that fucker!

    #17841
    Bing
    Participant

    Patience young Jedi..plans are in motion.

    #17829
    Octavious
    Participant

    Yes, Bing, any Force user Jedi or Sith, especially Sith will tell you that patience will pay off. And soon we will have Revenge.

    #17834
    cinemafreak
    Participant

    So, who were the hot chicks in the Mango ad?

    #17818
    ROSS
    Participant

    You guys have really outdone yourselves this time, that Mango ad is frickin awesome! One of the funniest things Ive seen in a long time. And Brian, that bit at the end there was hillarious! You guys kick ass!

    #17809
    Version3
    Keymaster

    I’m the hot chick at the very end (ha!) but the actual one, next to Jerry is Annie.

    #17823
    djohnson
    Participant

    The one thing that nobody is talking about here is the fact that Jerry looks like a completely different person….again!

    What is up with Jerry that he looks like a completely different person in EVERY picture?

    #17828
    Octavious
    Participant

    I know, I had to play that video 3 times to make sure that was him. Matter-of-fact Rob looked different too. He shaved and looked like Jared’s brother.

    #17808
    Version3
    Keymaster

    Both of them changed their hair and basic look for this thing, but yeah everyone says that Jerry looks totally different. I guess I look like me, only hotter.

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