In Panda Express’ “Shrimp Divers” talking pandas Eddie and Tom-Tom don diving gear in order to satisfy their ravenous appetite for shrimp. The spot is part of a new campaign launching Panda Express’ Honey Walnut Shrimp. Scenes featuring the wise-cracking bears sitting on the sea floor are composites made up of dozens of live action and CG elements.

Spot: “Shrimp Divers”
Client: Panda Express
Ad Agency: Siltanen and Partners. Rob Siltanen, Joe Hemp and John Payne, Creative Directors; John Payne, Art Director; Graham McCann, Copywriter; Chris Anthony, Producer.
Production Company: Bully Pictures, Los Angeles. Craig Tanimoto, Director; Jason Forest, Executive Producer.
Post: Bully Bros. Post, Los Angeles. Kiki Chansamone, Visual FX Supervisor/Artist.


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