Multicultural Agency INFUSION Has Another First With Virtual Shoots

Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INFUSION, a leading Multicultural agency, has been in a whirlwind since COVID hit, except instead of struggling with clients, they are struggling to keep up with increased Client work demands and new business pitches accelerated by ‘Black and Brown lives matter’ and the 2020 Census which underscore the Multicultural marketing business imperative.

CEO Liz Castells says ‘We consider ourselves lucky as a thriving WMBE business, so we don’t complain about working 24/7 and focus on new solutions to make the ‘working from home’ paradigm effective.  A key example is the virtual TV shoots we’ve had with Charter Communications, which was a first for both of us, and I thank them for their trust in us to deliver the goods.’

These virtual TV shoots utilized multiple virtual feeds, chats, and Q-take app technology to connect the cast, talent, crew, post-production companies, and client and agency teams in different locations throughout the entire production. It also required sequential small crew shifts, shooting people interacting but separately, green screens to later digitally recreate scenes, and extra feeds for Digital, social videos, and print.  Carlos Correa, Creative Officer adds, ‘Rather than focus on the challenge, we saw it as an opportunity to learn and succeed’. 

The campaigns ladder up to Charter’s commitment to keeping families connected to the people, content, passions, and what matters most with Spectrum’s fast and reliable connectivity services, which is even more vital during these times. The first campaign shot in early June, appropriately called ‘Zoom’, features well-known actor and social influencer Gaby Espino. The campaign illustrates how Spectrum TV’s Mi Plan Latino and Spectrum’s powerful internet enables multigenerational Hispanic households to consume their English and Spanish content across all devices. ‘Our goal with director Jorge Colon of Letca Films was to put all the pieces together to function as one seamless entity to deliver a solid COVID-safe shoot’, explained Executive Producer, Manuel Carvajal.

A second Charter spot for African American consumers called ‘Spectrum Hub’ depicts how Spectrum Select TV and Spectrum Internet makes working and learning from home easy to keep families moving forward. Creative Officer Rod Ribeiro adds: ‘We maintained our creative integrity, which we’ll continue to push even further with gaming-like virtual location software.’

INFUSION’s latest campaign continues with Charter’s ongoing collaboration with global reggaeton superstar, Ozuna.  Ozuna’s on-the-go lifestyle demands the fast, unlimited connectivity and reliability brought by Spectrum Mobile. The campaign includes brand and acquisition TV spots, digital videos, social marketing, radio, and print. Liz adds: ‘It’s a perfect fit for 18-34 biculturals, as Mobile is their lifeline, music their passion, and…

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