Burnout: Vidya Games

I meant to put this up way sooner, but here's some photos from the day I got to hang out while they made one of the commercials for the EA Skate 3 Game. Check the finished product, here, if you haven't seen it already.

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Benny, in hair and makeup.

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In a real stretch, Navarette played a blue-collar type.

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Corpsy, too.

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Pretty convincing.

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Acting!

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Whitey, one of the directors, gives a prop the ol' backside boneless test.

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Big guns.

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Deran, the other director.

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Black and white really sets the mood.

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Chris spins a yarn between scenes.

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The schedule was grueling, but Darren, a consumate professional, endured.

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If anyone had told us at 18 that we'd be in video games in our late 30s, we never would have believed them. Totally weird, but awesome. Thanks, bros.

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    Burnout: Pinch vs Wedge
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