Re: Rube Goldberg

From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Dec 11 2006 - 19:12:54 PST

Filming was directed by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet at Partizan Midi
Minuit, with producers Madeleine Sanderson, James Tomkinson, Franck
Montillot, and director of photography David Ungaro.

Post Production was done at The Mill, London, edited by Flame artist
Barnsley, Flame Assistant: Dave Birkill, producer Fi Kilroe. Cog was
edited by Bill Smedley at The Quarry, London.

On Dec 11, 2006, at 9:39 PM, gyoungblood wrote:

> Noon Wednesday is best for me. Thought you might enjoy this one-
> take movie of a Rube Goldberg construction.
> <<There are no computer graphics or digital tricks in the film.
> Everything you see happened in real time exactly as you see it. The
> film took 606 takes. On the first 605 takes, something, usually
> very minor, didn't work. They would then have to set the whole
> thing up again. The crew spent weeks shooting night and day. By the
> time it was over, they were ready to change professions. The film
> cost six million dollars and took three months to complete
> including full engineering of the sequence. It is fast becoming the
> most downloaded advertisement in Internet history. Honda
> executives figure the ad will soon pay for itself simply in "free
> viewings" (Honda isn't paying a dime to have you watch this
> commercial!). When the ad was pitched to senior executives, they
> signed off on it immediately without any hesitation - including the
> costs. Everything you see in the film (aside from the walls, floor,
> ramp, and complete Honda Accord) is parts from two cars. The
> voiceover is Garrison Keillor. Oh, and about those funky windshield
> wipers. On the new Accords, the windshield wipers have water
> sensors and are designed to start doing their thing automatically
> as soon as they become wet.>>
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