January 19, 2011

Pug Attack at the Superbowl

SCA Alums Produce Finalist Doritos Commercial

A team of SCA alumni’s commercial Pug Attack has placed as a top five finalist for the Doritos/Frito Lay “Crash the Superbowl” competition. The winning commercial will play nationally during this year’s Superbowl game on Sunday, February 6th.

Oko in the title role for "Pug Attack"

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said producer/SCA alumnae Tess Ortbals. “I wake up every morning filled with gratitude that Doritos is willing to stake millions behind screening our project to the biggest audience in the world. “

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“We couldn't have made this commercial without our training at SCA,” commented writer/director/editor JR Burningham. “One of the many unspoken benefits of film school are the friends you make who become fellow craftsmen in your future projects. We all raise each other up."

The production team includes writer/director/editor Burningham ‘09; producer Ortbals ‘09 cinematographer Jonathan Barenboim; production sound Shannon Latimer '10; first assistant camera Jonathan Bernbaum '08, post design and mix Patrick Knipe '09; and gaffer Adam Goral.