Director Masaki Yamazaki asked me to DP this car commercial in Western Australia.
The creative was very exciting.
We started with the truck flying through the air. I shot this sequence on a Phantom Flex 4K.
We then have a series of tracking shots in the desert. (No fancy tracking vehicles here... we made it work with a local buggy).
I travelled with two of my Red Dragon cameras and my Cooke lenses. I also bought a MoVI M10 and my Grip Josh Dunn with me.
We picked up additional local crew and equipment out of Adelaide and Brisbane.
The filming was mostly on location at Parachilna. A terrific place to film... but so many flies!
We finished off the advert with city tracking in Adelaide.
It was a great shoot with a good crew and it was fun to be filming in the outback again. DOP: Ben Ruffell