Short film from Turkish Airlines: First to the Gate


Turkish Airways, the worldwide provider that flies to extra international locations than another airline, has launched a brand new quick movie produced in partnership with Zach King. The four-minute movie, titled First to the Gate, options the well-known illusionist and filmmaker in a race by means of Istanbul Airport as he competes along with his co-star, JJ Carroll, for a window seat on their flight.

Together with King, a crew of 90 folks labored to create the movie, which was produced in simply 4 days. Directed by each Jadon Gauthier of WonderBox Leisure, and King, the movie is a fast-paced, exciteful journey. By way of a sequence of dynamic digital camera motion, artistic results, visible illusions and a dose of comedy, the movie captures the viewers’s creativeness and showcases the state-of-the-art airport services, fashionable structure, and Turkish Airways’ Enterprise Lounge choices, all photographed with a modern cinematic tone by director of pictures Sean Conte.

Turkish Airways Chairman of the Board and the Government Committee, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat acknowledged; “As an innovation airline, we’re keen about offering a platform to showcase and help the work of forward-thinking creators like Zach King. This partnership is a nod to our spirit of collaboration, and an thrilling asset that captures the grandeur of our stunning hub, Istanbul Airport and the essence of the Turkish Airways model, in a artistic and entertaining method.”

Digital illusionist Zach King mentioned; “Turkish Airways Enterprise Lounge is great and I’ve by no means had such good meals in an airport lounge earlier than. I’m glad we needed to present it off within the movie as a result of I feel it actually truly helps the manufacturing worth of the quick we’re filming.”

This movie is the second collaborative undertaking between Turkish Airways and King, who beforehand helped produce a security video for the provider. A fan of Istanbul’s distinctive attraction, the assembly level of East and West, amalgamation of historic and cosmopolitan, King has visited the vacation spot almost a dozen instances to movie a number of initiatives. His love for filmmaking started at a younger age, however he rapidly rose to social media fame after publishing a few of his quick movies that includes “digital magic” through YouTube within the early 2000s.

Right here’s the movie:

And right here’s a ‘behind the scenes’ video: