worked on the new nescafe bodypartner commercial with the wu shu-ing, crouching tigering around the bamboo forest. had fun building the bamboo forest though i loved how it looked when the bamboo still had leaves, it looked like a set for theater. had a wild time with the shoot and im happy how the ad turned out. im posting also the final tvc here
posting some pegs and the set design for this ad. basic inspiration of the bamboo grove is obviously chinese (or was it japanese?), as bamboo here in the philippines dont grow like the ones in crouching tiger hidden dragon or house of flying daggers.
here are pics of the set when it had leaves and havent been landscaped yet. when we were done, i felt like i was in the forest where E.T. ran to go back to ride his big ornament of a spaceship. i could hear john williams’ fanfare go in its crescendo. kulang nalang bisikleta. astig