Ken Jeong, Dwight Howard Get Beastly in Latest Adidas Ad

By Kiran Aditham Comment

They’re baaaaack, folks as NBA star Dwight Howard and actor/comedian Ken Jeong (aka Slim Chin) bust out more of the funny in 180 LA’s latest spot in its “Fast Don’t Lie” effort for Adidas (the music video that kickstarted it all has racked up 1.3 million YouTube views according to the agency). The latest Stacy Wall-directed joint, dubbed “The Beast,” features sky-whips, a pile of Benjamins, a cheetah and of course, the hi-top sneakers that the ad’s promoting. It’s “sing-song time”, people. Credits after the jump.

Agency: 180LA
Executive Creative Director:  William Gelner
Creative Directors:   Gavin Milner & Grant Holland
Executive Producer/Managing Partner:  Peter Cline
Producer:   Anne Kurtzman
Producer: Dave Stephenson
Copywriter: Eric Helin
Art Director: Erwin Federizo
Group Account Director:  Chad Bettor
Account Director: Jerico Cabaysa
Account Manager:  Jared Jue
Planner:  Matt Johnson

Production Co.:  Imperial Woodpecker
Director:   Stacy Wall
DP: Greig Fraser
Producer: Anita Wetterstedt
Executive Producer: Doug Halbert
Production Designer: Laura Fox
Stylist: Lee Ann Jarvis
Casting Director: Alyson Horn
Shoot Location: Los Angeles , CA
Shoot Date: July 12th, July 13th

Editorial Company:  HutchCo Technologies
Editor: Jim Hutchins
Assistant Editor: Joaquin Machado
Executive Producer: Jane Hutchins

Completion/Special Effects
Colorist:  Stefan Sonnenfeld
Transfer Facility: Company 3
Online/VFX: Eight VFX
VFX Supervisor: Jean-Marc Demmer
Compositor:   Nicolas Cadorette-Vigneau
Flame Artist: Joe Chiao
Executive Producer:   Baptiste Andreiux
Producer:   Marsi Frey

Music/Sound Design
Music Co: Beacon Street Music
Composer:   Andrew Feltenstein and John Nau
Creative Director: Andrew Feltenstein and John Nau
Producer:    Adrea Lavezzoli

Recording Mix
Recording Studio:   Eleven Sound
Mixer:   Jeff Payne
Asst Mixer:   Ben Freer
Executive Producer: DJ Fox-Engstrom