State Tourism and Lottery spots in progress

ILLINOIS TOURISM COMMERCIALS are being produced by Story for agency for agency JWT by Story, for the third consecutive year. Director/DP Marcus Stevens shot beautiful locations in Chicago and Downstate last week.

Illinois Lottery commercials, however, continue to be produced by California companies. This time it’s Biscuit, which represents commercial director/DP Aaron Ruell. A former actor, Ruell is best known for his leading role in “Napoleon Dynamite.”

Biscuit directors and producers are becoming very familiar with the area, having just wrapped an intense six-day shoot for U.S. Cellular here.