Volkswagen: Last Tango in Compton

This is a commercial ad of Volkswagen. This commercial was released in November 2010 in United Kingdom. Under the title of “Volkswagen Polo: Last Tango in Compton”.

This is an excerpt from the Volkswagen Polo commercial ‘Last Tango in Compton,’ from DDB UK and award winning director Jonathan Glazer (of Guinness Surfer, Sony Paint and Levis Odyssey) from Academy Films.

Shot in north London ‘Last Tango in Compton’ stars two of the world’s best Tango dancers – Gaspar Godoy, Argentinean Tango World Champion, and partner Manuela Rossi, the world number two.

The pair dance a specially choreographed routine overseen by one of the world’s foremost choreographers with a unique, simultaneous set-up of over 20 different camera’s following their every move.

It was done by DDB, London advertising agency. And, the commercial by Production Company is Academy Films and is directed by Jonathan Glazer.

Tough. Beautiful. Polo.
Das Auto.

The commercial song is “Don’t Stop” by Roc C featuring Oh No and Pok Dogg. For those of you who like this song “Don’t Stop”, you can download it from Amazon or iTunes.

Watch the whole advertisement here.

Volkswagen Polo: Last Tango in Compton
Client: Volkswagen
Geo: United Kingdom
Released: November 2010
Advertising Agency: DDB, London
Executive Creative Director: Jeremy Craigen
Copywriter: Dave Henderson
Art director: Richard Denney
Account Planners: Leo Rayman, Tom Lloyd
Production Company: Academy Films
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Director of Photography: Dan Landin
Agency TV Producers: Sarah Browell, Lucinda Ker
Producer: Ben Link
Media agency: MediaCom
Media planners: Louise Pastou, Emma Franklin
Sound design: Soundtree/Wave
Editor: Paul Watts, The Quarry
VFX Supervision / Post production: One of Us Studios
Actors: Gaspar Godoy, Manuela Rossi
Music: Don’t Stop by Roc C featuring Oh No and Pok Dogg

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