Thursday, February 7, 2013

12:11 PM

Juniper Jones recently completed a new series of commercials cfor AMC's new reality show, Immortalized and things do get a little strange.

Immortalized, dives into the quirky and peculiar world of competitive taxidermy, and they wanted the commercial campaign to celebrate this unique brand of weirdness.

These spots are a spin on stories featured in so many nature documentaries where wild animals face off against one another in an effort to survive; a mother hen must protect her chicks from a cunning fox, for example. This concept plays into the theme of competition so prevalent in the show.

They also wanted to take the idea of these docs a step further and turn it completely on its head. Instead of taking place in the actual jungles of Africa or the forests of rural America, the animals are put in a diorama type set straight out of an eccentrically mad section of The Museum of Natural History. In the world of taxidermy the competition is just as fierce, and in the end, provides for captivating and bizarre results. Where else could you find a frankensteinian creature with the body of a gazelle and the head of a boar?
Credits:
Client: AMC Networks

Creative Director: BJ Smith


Production Company: Juniper Joness
Director: Kevin Robinson

Creative Director: Kevin Robinson

Executive Producer: Susie Shuttleworth

Associate Producer: Zachary Goldberg
Director Of Photography: Christopher Pearson

Production Designer/ Art Director: Michael Bednark
Editor: Eli Mavros

Sound Design: Digital Arts

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