Tool Director Geordie Stephens recently teamed up with Victors & Spoils to helm a pair of freewheeling spots for Harley-Davidson.
Unchained opens on a dog chain steadily tugging at a stake. An imprisoned canine attached to the tether tears the stake from the ground and breaks free lurching across the yard, leaping a fence, and tearing off after the Harley-riding hero whose revving engine had inspired the escape. The camera pans wide then, revealing a wide shot of a neighborhood overrun with dogs chasing behind the bike as a cacophony of joyous barks breaks out.
Client: Harley-DavidsonSpot Title(s): Liberation, UnchainedAir Date: August 2011Agency: Victors & Spoils ECD: Evan FryCD: Noah ClarkEP: Eric RascoAccount Director: Sarah HolbrookProd Co: ToolDirector: Geordie StephensEP(s): Brian Latt, Oliver FuselierEP Digital: Dustin CallifEditorial Co: Number Six LAEditor: Kevin ZimmermanEP: Crissy DeSimonePost/Effects Co: Method VFX Supervisor: Rob HodgsonLead Flame: Pierre LaQuerreEP: Robert OwensProducer: Cara FarnsworthTelecine: CO3Colorist(s): Sean Coleman, Siggy FerstlMusic Co: Noiselab MusicSound Design Co: Soundelux DMGSound Designer: Masanobu Tomita