Levis commercial - was that cgi???

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  1. Len Cheong

    Len Cheong Second Unit

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    Has anybody seen that cool Levi's commercial with the skinny guy's legs going all crazy?
     
  2. Leila Dougan

    Leila Dougan Screenwriter

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    Not cgi at all! It was real, honest to goodness dancing by a guy named Johnny Cervin. The commercial first aired during this year's superbowl and the commercial was even available for download on the superbowl's website.
    Here is an article about it:
    http://www.usatoday.com/money/advert...vis-dancer.htm
     
  3. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    Well, actually the shots are computer trickery in some respect (and obviously so based on the position of his upper body and his lower body). The article linked above mentioned it:



    His legs might be able to move in funky motions- but not which standing erect and walking the way it is displayed in the commercial.
     
  4. Mark Dubbelboer

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    it's explained in this month's spin magazine as well
     

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