Saw the trucks? Crew shoots Microsoft video in Admiral District

April 27, 2012 at 10:25 am | In Seen around town, West Seattle news | 6 Comments

If you’ve noticed trucks like these around the Admiral District – including around Hiawatha Community Center – no, it’s NOT a movie crew; it’s World Famous Inc., shooting a corporate video for Microsoft. Thanks to Forest for the heads-up about an alert posted at Hiawatha in advance of the shoot, which caught lots of attention this morning (thanks also to those who texted and e-mailed!). The crew told us they’ll be around till noon or so, and that they chose West Seattle for their backdrop just because it’s scenic! (P.S. According to the Seattle Office of Film and Music‘s website, corporate/commercial production like this comprises a third of the “permitted filmwork” in our city.)

ADDED FRIDAY NIGHT: The crew was also at an Admiral-area home – Ted Johnson shared this photo via the WSB Facebook page:

6 Comments

  1. My buddy Crispin is there :D

    Comment by BrassyMomma — 12:10 pm April 27, 2012 #

  2. most of our buddies are there! its a biggie!

    Comment by Johnny Davies — 12:39 pm April 27, 2012 #

  3. A corporate video for Microsoft? What’s the over/under on the cameras catching a virus and crashing?

    Comment by OP — 1:25 pm April 27, 2012 #

  4. OP, these links are for you:

    http://www.inquisitr.com/221215/new-mac-trojan-virus-sabpad-emerges-following-flashback-fix/

    http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/2012/apr/26/mac-virus-hits-campus/

    You are welcome.

    Comment by rw — 4:11 pm April 27, 2012 #

  5. Oh, no, am I going to have to issue the Bikes vs. Cars Cease-Desist or Schools-vs.-Schools Cease-Desist warning here for Macs-vs.-PCs (disclosure, we are 95% Macs here at WSB HQ, but I hold no ill will for PCs) … be nice! TR

    Comment by WSB — 4:14 pm April 27, 2012 #

  6. It was a joke, w. Don’t be so PC sensitive. (Oh, see what I did there? Magic.)

    Comment by OP — 7:41 am April 28, 2012 #

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