I wonder why they would bring them here and make fake euro street scene
Spotted some covered SEATs near my office today (yes, working through the weekend), went over and snapped some pics. They turned 6th St. into Europe, complete with plants, a newspaper box, signs, a moped and an "internet cafe" (actually a Korean-owned Jewish deli named Yorkshire Grill... Yes, it's good ).
I asked the crew guys if they had anything to do with the Audi and they said that it was a totally separate shoot, coincidentally happening on the same block and using the same camera car company.
Came back two hours later and the SEAT shoot was in progress. Snapped pics before they yelled at me.
On to the pics (they get less crappy below):
Cayenne camera car with TTS chasing.
Moped! News box! Must be Europe!
Note stret signs behind the bushes:
TTS drives by again, chasing a Cayenne camera car:
Another Cayenne camera car and crew:
Went back two hours later to find one unlocked next to a water tanker (all car commercials look better with slick streets):
Interior (this one was on, sounded diesel-like):
Another flying by while being filmed:
GOOD PICS OF CARS EDITED UNTIL BRENDA PRIDDY GETS BACK TO ME
This is where I was yelled at.
Street camera crane:
Walking back, I guess they were upset about me taking pics of the interior as they closed the door and covered the car again:
Last edited by VadGTI; 12-05-2011 at 12:13 PM.
So, the red thing seems to be a SEAT Leon, which is not out yet. If I am correct and I find these pics elsewhere, I'll sue all ya'll . Now pay me!
It bothers me when a Finnish company has had a commercial filmed abroad and they're trying to pull it off as a Finnish scenery. There's always something unexplainable that screams that the city scenery isn't from Finland.
Previously known as Son of a B...5er!
1. It CAN be done.
2. Doesn't mean it SHOULD be done.
The closest thing you could call it is "process art", whereby the act of creating is the real art, and the artifact is just a byproduct (kind of like how the purpose of good food is eating and the by-product is feces.). In fact, EXACTLY like that.
As for why shoot a SEAT spot in LA, my guess is because that's where the best film crew/ad agency/production studio/whatever was and it's cheaper to throw a couple extra SEATs on a boat full of Audis/VWs/Porsches than vice versa.
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