a52 Walks the Walk for Lexus

The VFX team at a52 teams up with Serial Pictures Director Jonas Akerlund and Team One on a snowy urban jaunt with Lexus’ LS, IS and GS all-weather-drive sedans. Walk the Walk is a high-fashion back-and-forth between a done-up dame and the elegant stylings of the Lexus lineup.



Client: Lexus
Spot Title: Walk the Walk
Air Date: October 29, 2012

Agency: Team One
Chief Creative Officer: Chris Graves
Group Creative Director: Jason Stinsmuehlen
Associate Creative Director/Writer: Andrew Smart
Senior Art Director: Ryan DiDonato
Executive Producer: Sam Walsh
Producer: Jenny Valladares

Production Company: Serial Pictures
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Director of Photography: Par Ekberg
Executive Producer: Violaine Etienne
Live Action Producer: Leslie Vaughn
Production Designer: Kim Rees

VFX Studio: a52
VFX Supervisor: Andy McKenna
2D VFX Artist: Stefan Gaillot
Matte Painter: Kristin Johnson
Executive Producer: Jennifer Sofio, Megan Meloth
Producer: Scott Boyajan

Editorial Company: jumP LA
Editor: Richard Cooperman
Assistant Editor: Dustin LaForce
Executive Producer: Betsy Beale
Producer: Gavin Carroll

Music Company: Malachai “Snowflake”

Audio Post: Juice Studios
Mixer: Bob Gremore

Color Grading: CO3
Colorist: David Hussey

About a52:

Established in 1997 as a destination for the latest high-end photoreal visual effects, a52 has become home to the industry’s most innovative and talented artists. What began as an extension of award-winning editorial company Rock Paper Scissors, and drawing on the talented directorial roster of Elastic, a52 is now a full-service studio in Santa Monica, led by industry leaders Patrick Murphy and Andy Hall. Best known for seamless visual effects integration, the studio consistently works with top directors, agencies and clients earning not only an Emmy for Outstanding Commercial achievement, but recognition from numerous award shows including: AICP, Andy, BDA, Belding, Clios, British Design and Art Direction, International Monitor, International Automotive Advertising, London International Advertising and One Show awards.