Marin County Makes Super Bowl Magic
Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin County was the location for Hyundai’s first quarter showing of their Super Bowl 50 commercial, “The Chase.' The brief thriller shows two hikers being chased through the woods by two hungry bears before escaping in their new 2017 Elantra.
The two chilly days in December was an elaborate production for just a 30 second shot. With over 15 production vehicles and 45 personal vehicles belonging to cast and crew, a normally tranquil park for that time of year was at full occupancy.
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FLICS Locations of Note
The popular Marvel's Agents of SHIELD recently filmed in Kern County, and was handled by the Ridgecrest FIlm Commission. The comic book-inspired series stars Clark Gregg, Elizabeth Henstridge, Adrianne Palicki, Luke Mitchell and Henry Simmons.
Shot in Humboldt by famed sports photographer Richard Phibbs for ESPN, Archer Khatuna Lorig was captured for the 2015 ESPN Body Issue and behind the scenes video. Lorig, who taught Jennifer Lawrence how to shoot for "The Hunger Games" was one of several athletes featured in the highly anticipated issue of the year. PHOTO: RICHARD PHIBBS/ESPN