The Nissan Altima is tested on a track that simulates the world’s toughest roads. Because if it survives this drive, it will survive yours. That’s the message in “Around the World in 8 Miles”, a television commercial just released by Nissan USA. The ad shows a car driving through a busy Indian street, a remote desert, a jungle road, before pulling back to reveal the test track.
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The Around the World ad was developed at TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles, by chief creative officer Rob Schwartz, creative director Tito Melega, associate creative directors Shawna Bigby, Michael Richardson, art director Kat Ford, copywriter Joe Hagel, executive producer of integrated production Richard O’Neill. executive producer Elaine Hinton, producer Angelo Mazzamuto and assistant producer Eugene Gandia.
Filming was shot by director Gerard de Thame via Believe Media, Los Angeles, with director of photography Mick Coulter, producer designer Naobie Noisette, executive producers Gerard Cantor, Fabyan Daw, line producer Earl Radcliffe.
Editor was Dan Bootzin at Venice Beach Editorial with executive producer Hunter Conner.
Post production and effects were produced at Absolute Post by FX supervisor Dave Smith, lead Flame artists Dirk Greene and James “Krispy” Cornwell, Flame artists Michael Dummet and Krissy Nordella, combustion artist Betty Cameron, lead CG artist Kelly Chang, CG team John Payne and Jim Vidal, executive producer Sally Heath, producers Mitch Stockwell and John Skeffington.