Commercial helmer Mike Bigelow started out as a motion animator and VFX technical director working on prestigious films like “The Abyss” and “Total Recall” before directing hundreds of commercials. We chat about our mutual love of doing as much in camera as possible, how comedy plays best in a wider shot, and we engage in a little tech talk. Mike is a gentleman and his sly humor makes for a great listen. Enjoy & share with a loved one.
Here’s one of Mike’s spots for National Car Renal that we discuss:
And here’s the Adidas “Streak” we discuss too: