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Gallons of Light - Tesla Model S Supercharger Commercial

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  1. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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  2. EdA

    EdA Model S P-2540

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    Nice! (Are the superchargers really 100% solar powered?)

    Is this a real commercial or a labor of love?
    If real, when will it be broadcast?
     
  3. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    Awesome. How pathetic, I got choked up.
     
  4. Lloyd

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    My house and solar panels in the first 5 secs! Fun!!
     
  5. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Very nice. Is this something official Tesla, or just for fun? Will definitely post it around!
     
  6. gregincal

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    Click the link and you'll have your answer. The guy has a detailed account of making the video.
     
  7. wraithnot

    wraithnot Model S VIN #5785

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    It sounds like Tesla didn't finance this:

    "And here we were, a small team of young filmmakers hungry to make a difference in the world. When it came to the issue of financing the commercial, it wasn’t a matter of if but how we would complete the project with our limited resources (remember, Tesla was not paying us to do this). That left us utilizing “old school” technology for our camera rigging. It’s not what the big budget commercial guys use, but it did the trick."
     
  8. jchangyy

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    Wow...I thought it was a real commercial by Tesla. Great job. Maybe Tesla will buy the commercial???
     
  9. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Thanks, only watched the embedded video, didn't go beyond that. Well done.
     
  10. dadaleus

    dadaleus 4GETOIL P85#S70,FdrX,S85D

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    #10 dadaleus, Feb 7, 2013
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    Ad was made by jbloch

    It's my car, me and my family (on a very long weekend)

    It's LLoyd's house (on a very early morning)

    Narrated by Roadster owner James Arnold Taylor, one of the biggest voice actors of our time including voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. I bumped into him at Tesla Service and we got to talking. I introduced him to jbloch and the rest is history.

    Go to http://www.gallonsoflight.com to read all about it.
     
  11. Kipernicus

    Kipernicus Model S Res#P1440

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    Such a nice video, congrats to dadaleus, lloyd, and everyone involved!
     
  12. AMPd

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    Awesome commercial, for a second I thought it was an official tesla ad.
     
  13. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    I passed it along to my IDS at Tesla. I'm sure it will make the rounds.
     
  14. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Sooo slick! Love it. Will pass along.
     
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    Nice job everyone! Very professionally done and dadaleus you have a beautiful and patient family.
     
  16. tdelta1000

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    Well put together. I've seem of the video before but some parts are new.
     
  17. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Quick response from my IDS @ Tesla: "That’s awesome! I love seeing things like this..thanks so much for sharing. I’ll pass it around!"
     
  18. Zextraterrestrial

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    Well done! Better than 99.9% of the commercials out there and I can't remember the .1% that were good so :tongue:
     
  19. 7racer

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    the gallonsoflight website is great! Shot with the Red EPIC to boot! I love the cinematography and commercial!!!!
     
  20. TennTSLA

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    Very cool and very well done. Love it.
     

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