It's Jeter's New York in Gatorade's Uplifting Tribute Ad

Weeks Before His Final Game, Player Honors Fans in NYC

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Gatorade honors the retiring Derek Jeter in this heartwarming ad that captures #2 walking the streets of New York just before a Yankees homegame. Directed by Smuggler's Henry-Alex Rubin, the black and white spot was shot in just a few hours, just before a home game in July. It shows Mr.Jeter giving props to his fans for all the support they've given him throughout his 20-year career, including a nearby bar owner who had been wondering when he would ever stop in. "You never invited me," the athlete tells him. To add to the nostalgia factor, Frank Sinatra's classic tune "My Way," backs the story.

The campaign also includes print running in the New York Daily News, Sports Illustrated and the New York Times.

The ad was recently nominated for a 2015 Outstanding Commercial Emmy.

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Sep 18, 2014
TBWA/Chiat/Day Los Angeles
Henry-Alex Rubin
Production Company:
Chief Creative Officer:
Stephen Butler
Executive Creative Director:
Brent Anderson
Creative Director:
Renato Fernandez
Senior Art Director:
Dave Estrada
Senior Copywriter:
Nick Ciffone
Executive Producer:
Sarah Patterson
Assistant Producer:
Garrison Askew
Managing Director:
Peter Ravailhe
Brand Director:
Sarah Lamberson
Brand Manager:
Robyn Baker
Sports Marketing:
Erika Buder
Group Planning Director:
Scott MacMaster
Planning Director:
Martin Ramos
Rebecca Harris
Junior Planner:
Matt Bataclan
Director of Business Affairs:
Linda Daubson
Senior Business Affairs Manager:
Laura Drabkin
Talent Payment Manager:
Mirielle Smith
Traffic Manager:
Jerry Neill
Project Manager:
Parker Adame
Production Company:
Henry-Alex Rubin
Patrick Milling Smith
Brian Carmody
Lisa Rich
Executive Producer:
Lisa Tauscher
Head of Production:
Andrew Colon
Drew Santarsiero
Director of Photography:
Enrique Chediak
Rock Paper Scissors
Executive Producer:
Dave Sellars
Damion Clayton
Post EFX:
The Mill
Executive Producer:
Enca Kaul
Melody Alexander
Production Coordinator:
David Lawrence
2D Lead:
Jason Bergman
3D Lead/Artist:
Wyatt Savarese
3D Lead/Artist:
Nick Lines
3D Artist:
Hassan Taimur
"My Way" "Nothing But the Best (Remastered)" Frank Sinatra
Music Editor:
Suzane Peric
Sound Design & Final Mix:
Lime Studios
Mixer & Sound Designer:
Rohan Young
Executive Producer:
Jessica Locke

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