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Puffer Fish, Rabid Dogs Star in Overseas LG Campaign

Backyard director Rob Pritts helms this new campaign for the LG Optimus One created out of BBH, Shanghai that highlights the device’s ability to summon any information through voice, text, photo–well, you know what smartphones do.

In the spot above, a cunning young lad tricks two Japanese businessman who are eager to try a notorious Far East delicacy. Amusing, sure, but we liked it better when Homer Simpson did it. View credits and another spot from the campaign, which shows how the Optimus One is also a survival tool of sorts, after the jump. Hey, who needs James Lipton and his beard, anyways?


Agency: BBH Shanghai
ECD: Johnny Tan
ACD/Writer: Johnny Tan, Craig Howie, Ed Tsue
Business Director: Joanne Liu, Finnian O’Neill
Producer(s): Krystie Koh, Bettina Feng
EP: Merrillyn Lim of Gravity Films Singapore

Prod Co: Backyard
Director: Rob Pritts
DP: John Pardue
EP: Kris Mathur
Producer: Carr Donald

Editorial Co: Blackmagic Design, Singapore
Editor: Joe Guest

Effects Supervisor: Damien Yang

Music Co: Songzu Singapore
Composer: Lindsay Jehan

Shoot Location: Prague

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