Mercedes-Benz SLK Passion 08: The Driver

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy Beijing, China
Group Executive Creative Director: Nils Andersson
Creative Director/ Copywriter: Doug Schiff
Creative Director/ Art Director: Michael Wong
Agency Producer: Jeff Wong, Catherine Law
Film Director: Marcus Nispel
Executive Producer: Jaclyn Lee
Producer: Daniel Yu, CC Mak
Director Producer: Vincent Oster
Director of Photography: Phil Meheux
Stunt Coordinator: Kenny Bates
Production House: Saville Production, USA
Production House: October Pictures Ltd, China
Post Production: Union Editorial, LA
Editor: Jay Friedkin
Senior Producer: Megan Dahlman
Telecine Editor: Rob Scirata (Company 3)
VFX: Evan Guidera (Dominik Bauch)
Audio Mixer: Mike Feldman
Music Composers: Mophonics, LA/NY
Account Service: Raymond Tao, Ronald Sun, Terence Lin, Crystal Chen, Fan Yang


consolidated.db's picture
545 pencils

oh man that was bad. it was only after id taken the shear brunt of it the first time that i could watch it and appreciate the slick directing afterwards - with the sound down.

why put so much into production but so little into script development?

and how come she takes off without getting her 15%?

kgeiger's picture
7163 pencils

The Mercedes Massacre.
And she deosn't only takes off w/o her 15%, but she leaves empty handed as well...

back2b's picture
191 pencils

in reference to "the "transporter" I guess.

Bad acting. Whom are they targeting with that ad? Girls?

Duckman's picture
520 pencils

I like that "Transformers" endline.

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

vaseem's picture
54 pencils

what was that.....girls knw how to drive....whoa that's a revelation!!!!

mondo's picture
142 pencils


Alistair C.'s picture
Alistair C.
692 pencils

i watched this only for the pretty chinese actress. as an ad, it's not interesting.

rudylafaber's picture
49 pencils

BMW did this so much better with their short films awhile back.

Writer's picture
129 pencils

bad art direction, no idea.. shit

marco's picture
118 pencils

His only frightened cause she can't see over the dash board!!

Wordnerd's picture
6660 pencils

zhang ziyi is so sweet! the spot isn't. pity

silenciorn's picture
153 pencils

They had the idea... they just didn't nail it. Why does she go?! Is she just selling the car? She's a beauty, anyhow.

si fai il mio nome, non ci sono più...

天边的白鹭's picture
80 pencils

zhang ziyi was a fucking bitch. nobody like her in China!

cuthead's picture

watch your mouse,you don't have qualification to represent chinese

ZeOrb's picture
24 pencils

BMW then pirelli now merc.. who's next

joestamp's picture
130 pencils

what a pile of cunt

Broadsky's picture

This spot is actually a direct reference to the movie The Driver (1978), although in that film he completely smashes up the car hitting posts and barriers in the parking garage, just to F with them

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