So, this dropped this week on ADWEEK. A fun little project I shot for Denizen & Disney with Johnny Depp in Vancouver and a very surprised crowd at Disneyland. My job was to make Johnny Depp look like he was in a one sheet (movie poster) for “Alice through the Looking Glass.” We used two cameras to do this (one flipped on its side) and sent the HD signal via fiber down to Disneyland where the other half of the team got busy shooting the crowd interacting with the Mad Hatter as he appeared in a magical, gilded picture frame. Joel Jensen and Joe Matsushima from Denizen directed and Adam Becker DP’d the docu-reality footage @ Disney. Reel “http://hal-long.com/portfolio/cinematography/” Johnny Depp Delights Disneyland Goers as the Mad Hatter on This Magical Live Billboard Interactive stunt for Through the Looking Glass gives fans a thrill By Tim Nudd Livestreaming is all the rage for brands, and Disney has unleashed one of the best live stunts yet, getting Johnny Depp to interact with fans as the Mad Hatter on a livestreamed billboard at Disneyland. The shenanigans start off subtly enough, with the actor, being filmed in a remote location, doing little more […]
So, when filming ballistics at 30,000-40,000 frames per second, it takes a lot of light. Sometimes takes the Arizona sun and a whole lot of mirrors. All of these mirror and shiny boards are focused on the tip of the gun and the first few feet the round will travel. If you look between the first two stands, I’m the guy getting a quick tan from all that light. Happy days indeed!