- Friday, Jul. 26, 2002
For a humble spokesdoll in the service of the denim cartel, Buddy Lee has displayed quite an impressive dramatic range over the last few years. Courtesy of Fallon Minneapolis, the plucky, pint-sized mannequin was last seen playing an indestructible superhero, assisting everyday folk in violent crises. And now little Buddy is back-as of initial airdate July 14-in a two-spot package created by Fallon, and directed by Dante Ariola, of bicoastal/international Morton Jankel Zander (MJZ). Shoot Online subscribers may read this week's Top Spot of the Week in full by accessing the Current Issue in the Members Area.
Lee Dungarees/Lee Low Rise Dungarees.
Morton Jankel Zander, bicoastal/international.
Dante Ariola, director; Neil Shapiro, DP; David Zander, president/senior executive producer; Jeff Scruton, executive producer; Natalie Hill, producer. Shot on location in Vancouver, B.C.
Dave Lubars, executive creative director; Harvey Marco, creative director; Scott Cooney, copywriter; Eric Cosper, art director; Rob van de Weteringe Buys, executive producer/producer.
Cosmo Street/Peep Show, bicoastal.
Andrea MacArthur, editor; Brian Freundlich, assistant editor; Yvette Cobarrubias, executive producer; Tania Thiele, producer.
Company 3, Santa Monica.
Stefan Sonnenfeld, colorist.
Method, Santa Monica.
Alex Frisch, visual effects supervisor/lead artist/online editor; Andrew Eksner, Inferno artist; Sue Troyan, visual effects producer.
SMG Effects, Sun Valley, Calif.
Screaming Mad George, principal/designer/puppeteer/sculptor; Pierre Suda, sculptor; Joanne Bloomfield, fabricator; Lars Jangaard, mechanical design/puppeteer; Mike McGee, production coordinator.
POP Sound, Santa Monica.
Loren Silber, mixer; Phillip Hamilton, assistant mixer.
Ed Ma, composer; Tom Hajdu, creative director; Pegi Murray, executive producer.
Machine Head, Venice, Calif.
Stephen Dewey, sound designer; Chris Simpson, assistant sound designer; Vicki Melanson, producer.