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Behind the Scenes: McDonald’s Big N’ Tasty and Cheese Shaker Fries Commercial

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How much work goes into shooting a McDonald’s commercial? A LOT. Many people don’t realize what goes on behind the scenes to create a great video or in this case, a commercial – the investment of time, people and gear. This 30-second television commercial was filmed at various locations around Singapore for almost an entire day! Talk about professionalism, dedication and hard work from both production crew and actors under such weather conditions.

Traffic police were hired to facilitate the movement of the traffic at situations like this and ongoing cars need to stop specially for me! It’s definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity in Singapore where impatient people like to honk at others for god-knows-what-reason.

The actors took instructions from the director and went with the flow. We couldn’t see the different takes during the filming process but it was cool because it actually turned out pretty great. My role was quite simple – to look hot and distract the guys in the car. It might seem really easy to many others but… try looking ‘hot’ under the hot weather and catwalk down the slope in 5-inch heels! Filming at this location took about 3 hours starting from about 12 noon and it’s a blessing to have very little makeup on.

The guys really took great care of me and it’s a pleasure working with all of them.  In case you are wondering what we had for lunch that day… It’s not McDonald’s haha Enjoy my very first television commercial! It’s feeding time bros – Official McDonald’s Big N’ Tasty and Cheese Shaker Fries commercial ;)

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  1. I love the ad and you look fabulous in it! But can’t see your five-inch heels! :P

    Camemberu

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 7:15 pm

  2. Thank you Catherine (^_^)v But the five-inch heels gave me that boost to sashay down the slope! hee

    cherielee

    Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1:49 am

  3. Excellent! That is very cool. Something you will always be able to show people years from now. ~Jason

    Jason and Aracely (@2Backpackers)

    Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 12:19 am

  4. Nice :)

    edmund

    Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 9:23 am

  5. [...] appearances on various media platforms ranging from online journalism to newspapers to magazines to television to radio. One of the most memorable appearances was on 早安您好! Good Morning, Singapore! [...]


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