Kawasaki and 30 Second Films
26 June 2000
Kawasaki Rides Again, and Again With 30 Second Films and Director John Le Blanc SANTA MONICA, CA - 30 SECOND FILMS, taking another spin with Kawasaki Motor Corp., U.S.A., and agency FCB Worldwide, has completed production on the new model year 2001 KX motorcycle sales film and running footage package. 30 SECOND FILMS produced the project for FCB's Costa Mesa office at the Lake Whitney MX Racetrack in Whitney, TX. John Le Blanc directed the project for 30 Second Films. "John shot the Kawasaki Ninja® film last year and the Kawasaki clients and FCB ask us this year to put the package together for KX using John. John has been a great asset to us on a variety of projects over the last eight years and we always enjoy having him on the team," says 30 Second Films Executive Producer Alan Stamm. 30 Second Films' Bob Kronovet produced the project for Le Blanc, bringing an array of film and video cameras. "This year we were able to add helicopter shots, a mobile jib and hot head. These elements allow the viewer to see every angle of the bikes with wonderful camera action," says Producer Kronovet. The finished product is part of a 30 minute full line Kawasaki Motorcycle sales film along with running footage featuring Kawasaki's new KX Model Year 2001 Motocross Bikes. FCB Executive Producer John Brooks helmed the production for FCB, Brooks has covered several of the Kawasaki projects including three previous with 30 Second Films. 30 Second Films is a television commercial and corporate film production company based in Santa Monica. The 30 Second Films roster of directors includes; Tony Dow, Debbie Allen, Branscombe Richmond and Scott Baio. The company has produced campaigns and spots for such major advertisers as Pepsi, Nike, Jeep, Nissan, Mattel, Nestle, Sears, Disney, Universal, CBS, AAA, Del Taco, Shoney's and Pacific Bell.