Gatorade & Jack Links Jerky shoot union commercials in MN.

Summer of 2017 saw Gatorade come to town and shoot a couple of union commercials with the athletes Karl Anthony Towns and J.J.Watt.  Many members of Local 490, the DGA, and SAG were on the crew.

Winter and Spring of 2017 saw Jack Links Jerky shot 2 rounds of their popular "Working Out With Sasquatch" commercials in MN.

Karl Anthony Townes stars in this earlier round of Jack Link Jerky spots shot at the Cinequipt stage in Minneapolis.

 490 Set dresser, Tom Kristjanson adjusts the prop badger on the talent.

490 Set dresser, Tom Kristjanson adjusts the prop badger on the talent.

 Propmaster Sarah Jean Shervin teaches the Athlete about the Hero Product.

Propmaster Sarah Jean Shervin teaches the Athlete about the Hero Product.

 Set Dresser Tom Kristjanson preps the FX Duffel bag near Sasquatch

Set Dresser Tom Kristjanson preps the FX Duffel bag near Sasquatch

 Faux Steel plate Set Wall created for the Jack Links Jerky set.

Faux Steel plate Set Wall created for the Jack Links Jerky set.

Minnesota SAG actress Sara Richardson stars with the Sasquatch in this round of spots for Jack Links Jerky.

Local 490 members comprised much of the Art Department. The commercial's production was designed by 490 member Mark Wojahn.

 Union Art Director Eric Hugunin sketched the set.

Union Art Director Eric Hugunin sketched the set.

 Union members Steve Anderson, Phil Vandervaart, Brian Simpson & Brian Bredahl comprised most of the Scenic & Prop team that built the Retro computers.

Union members Steve Anderson, Phil Vandervaart, Brian Simpson & Brian Bredahl comprised most of the Scenic & Prop team that built the Retro computers.

 Union Painter, Phil Vandervaart, preps a prop to be painted.

Union Painter, Phil Vandervaart, preps a prop to be painted.

 Union Decorator Brian Simpson applies the finishing touches to the table top. Union On set Dresser Bryan Bredahl adjusts the product.

Union Decorator Brian Simpson applies the finishing touches to the table top. Union On set Dresser Bryan Bredahl adjusts the product.

 490 Set Dresser Rob Walstead works with the Polygraph device, 490 Propmaster Sarah Jean Shervin adjusts a prop wire. 

490 Set Dresser Rob Walstead works with the Polygraph device, 490 Propmaster Sarah Jean Shervin adjusts a prop wire.