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Boom Beach's Villain Has a Broadway-Style Turn in This Animated Gaming Spot

Barton F. Graf Creates a Musical Extravaganza for Supercell

By Alexandra Jardine. Published on Jun 27, 2017

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Supercell's new spot for "Boom Beach" features the game's original villain, Lt. Hammerman, who leads the Blackguard Army, in an animated Broadway musical-style turn singing about how "it's lonely at the top."

The film promotes Supercell's new in-game feature that lets players design bases for Lt. Hammerman called the Blackguard Base builder. It addresses the question: Why would players want to design bases for the very army they're supposed to defeat -- and why would Lt. Hammerman invite players to help him? Agency Barton F. Graf found an answer in the life of a super villain being super lonely. The square-jawed anti-hero makes a lot of friends this way -- but will these new-found friendships survive?

Director Kirk Kelley worked on the spot, and Butter Music and Sound are responsible for the theatrical soundtrack -- which definitely has potential for a stage production.

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Date
Jun 27, 2017
Agency:
Barton F. Graf 9000
Client:
Supercell
Director:
Kirk Kelley
Producer:
Karly Richter
Executive Producer:
Lourri Hammock
Music:
Butter Music & Sound
Sound:
Butter Music & Sound
Composer:
Andrew Sherman
Producer:
Kristin Kuriashi
Executive Producer:
Ian Jeffreys
Audio Mix:
Heard City
Engineer:
Evan Mangiamele

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