General Motors commercial shoot turns extraterrestrial – Click above to watch video after the jump

What goes on behind the scenes at a commercial video shoot is usually relatively boring stuff. Lighting is rigged up, shots are established and footage is captured. Unless you're a stunt driver required to to spend all day pushing the laws of physics to the limit, hanging out at a commercial shoot can be a numb-numbing affair. Autoblog reader Alexander Van Walsum was on hand to capture some behind-the-scenes footage of a recent General Motors commercial, and rather than string it together in a standard way he decided to have a bit more fun with it.

Proving that the magic happens in editing, Alexander pieced together his footage and turned a commercial shoot into a mashup about an Area 51-esque event. You can catch a glimpse of a Chevrolet Volt, and a wider shot showing off even more of the Bowtie-wearing family. Click past the jump to watch Incident at Inyokern.




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      MANARC100
      • 3 Years Ago
      FAIL
      husyk49486
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't get it. I don't get it/ I don't get it.
      Michael
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sure glad my job is considered mind numbing...
      Super Wabbit
      • 3 Years Ago
      Forget the Porsche, forget the Volt. Even if there was some super-uber-top-secrete mid-engined quad-turbo C7, I want to see more about the camera car that looks like a Baja 1000 buggy.
      SenorMitchSpence
      • 3 Years Ago
      lololololololol
      PiCASSO
      • 3 Years Ago
      What the?!? That was a waste of my time...
        • 3 Years Ago
        @PiCASSO
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          Alex
          • 3 Years Ago
          GM has nothing to do with it. I made it for my own reel. If anything it would have been a viral for these guys: http://www.pursuitsystems.com/
      Andre Neves
      • 3 Years Ago
      "Have you had enough of me..." Yes. I have. What a pointless video that was.
      polizzi82
      • 3 Years Ago
      It takes a Porsche to film a great Chevy commercial... At least they squeezed a Suburban and an Express (van) in there.
      droo2u
      • 3 Years Ago
      Videos been pulled! Nothing there!
      giantleap
      • 3 Years Ago
      amazing...maybe i've just spent way too much time on UFO site or on commercial sets but this was a bit of subtle genius....live long and prosper alexander
      • 3 Years Ago
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