The Manning Brothers Reprise Rap Star Roles for DirecTV

The NFL Siblings Are Getting Good at This Music Video Thing

Published on Aug 11, 2014

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DirecTV and Grey New York continue to provide a platform for the Manning brothers' rap star dreams in this new music video promoting the brand's new Fantasy Football-dedicated channel. While the pair's previous outing, directed by Hungry Man's Bryan Buckley, took an over-the-top approach to the genre, this time DirecTV adds a bit more "authenticity" to the clip, leveraging the sensibilities of Director X, who has shot videos for Kanye West and Jay-Z. The combination of slick execution and familiar music video conceits makes for a special kind of hilarity --as seen for example, with Peyton Manning's moon face more than halfway in. "We actually went for an authentic, somewhat honest approach to a modern rap video, which makes it even more ridiculous," said Grey Global CCO Tor Myhren.

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Aug 11, 2014
Grey New York
President/Chief Creative Offier:
Tor Myhren
Executive Creative Director:
Dan Kelleher
Group Creative Director:
Doug Fallon
Group Creative Director:
Steve Fogel
Creative Director:
Kim Nguyen
Creative Director:
Marques Gartrell
Executive Producer:
Andrew Chinich
Agency Producer:
Lindsay Myers
Agency Music Producer:
Zachary Pollakoff
Production Company:
Director X
Executive Producer:
Missy Galanida
Executive Producer:
Patricia Judice
Justin Diener
Production Supervisor:
Tara Martin
Director, Photography:
Omer Ganai
Editorial Executive Producer:
Maura Woodward
Editorial Executive Producer:
Cosmo Street
Editorial Producer:
Heather Richardson
Editorial Producer:
Cosmo Street
Tom Scherma
Cosmo Street
Assistant Editor:
Dave Otte, Cosmo Street
Mixer/Sound Designer:
David Wolfe for Mister Bronx Audio
Butter Music & Sound
Creative Director:
Andrew Sherman
Executive Producer:
Ian Jeffreys
Producer, Mixer:
Glen Cavanaugh
Additional Vocal Mixing:
Richard Furch at mixHaus Studios
On-Set Recording Services:
Studio 101 NOLA
Post Visual Effects:
Method Studios NY
Visual Effects Supervisor:
Jay Hawkins
Visual Effects Supervisor:
Doug Luka
Carlos Herrera
Caballero Casting
Avenue 3 Casting

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