Hollywood A-listers Jessica Alba and Zac Efron have returned for the fifth instalment of the ‘Dubai Presents’ series of trailers by Dubai Tourism, again directed by award-winning Aussie filmmaker Craig Gillespie.
The latest spot to drop is called “A Riveting Mystery” and again plays on the whole cinema genre that runs through the previous four spots.
However, this time around, we do get a nugget of information that Efron’s character is an archaeologist, while Alba gets introduced as a professor. Good looking and smart, too!
The series of ads are the work of London creative agency Mother, with reports there are six in total.
All the spots are beautifully shot and it’s clear the agency enjoyed a very big budget indeed, but again they’re a little bleak and violent, and don’t offer up the usual raft of attractions that you’d expect from a travel ad.
Check out ad number five for yourself below:
Client: Dubai Tourism
Creative agency: Mother
Production company: MJZ
Director: Craig Gillespie
DOP: Nicolas Karakatsanis
Producer: Martha Davis
Overseas production company: Stoked
Edit house: Exile
Editors: Shane Reid, Nick Gilberg, Will Butler and Brendan Jenkins (Ten Three)
Post house: Electric Theatre Collective
Post-producer: Jon Purton
Production coordinator: Emma Hughes
VFX supervisor: Ryan Knowles
VFX leads: Sarah Crux, Ally Burnett, Ruben Llusia, Hani AlYousif
VFX artists: Alberto Pizzocchero, Daniel Brewster, Adam Woolrich, Ludvig Hallenius, Christian Block, Doruk Saglam, Kia Coates Stirling Archibald , Thiago Vilas Boas, Heather Costa, Will Medcalf, Tane Welham, Chris Fraser, Kieran Jordan, Oscar Tornincasa, Julie Cruette, Luke Butler, Dave Birkill, Gareth Williams, Adam Darrah
Sound engineers: Sam Ashwell (lead), Jeff Smith, Tom Joyce, Mike Bovil and Jake Ashwell
Music company: duotone audio group
Creative director/founder: Peter Nashel
Composer: Peter Nashel
Executive music producer: Ross Hopman
Senior music producer: Giovonni Lobato
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