The ad was shot in one single take and did not make use of CGI effects. The imagery is quite powerful, even more so knowing that what you see is what actually took place on that dark and ominous track. You can see how much work went into the staging by watching this behind-the-scenes video.
Australia’s energy markets got a big shock in July this year, when wholesale electricity prices spiked in South Australia, alarming the state government and major industrial customers. Commentators rushed to find the immediate culprits. But the real issues lie elsewhere.
Yes, Justin Lin also directed this year's Star Trek Beyond. However, I think it's safe to say that when Legendary Films was looking for some to make a movie based on Mattel's tiny metal racing car toys, they might have looked back a little bit further in his resume.