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Power Through


Powerade Hydrates the 2012 Olympic Games

Good hydration is key to an athlete's performance in this Powerade spot produced by Wieden+Kennedy and directed by Emmanuel "Chivo" Lubeski. VFX by The Mill L.A.

The spot is designed with the blue fluid's nature in mind, transitions are smooth and crisp and take viewers on a journey through athletes' success. Deserving highlight are the entirely CG bottles, seamlessly integrated into the footage by The Mill team.

At some point in their sporting journey, every athlete hits a wall. Powerade encourages and enables athletes to Power Through the toughest moments on their journey to achieve their sporting ambitions.



  • Agency: Wieden & Kennedy Portland


  • Director: Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki

Post-Production / VFX

  • Executive Producer: Sue Troyan
  • VFX Producer: Adam Reeb
  • 2D Lead Artists: Dag Ivarsoy (Nuke)
  • 3D Lead Artists: Natalie Eagan
  • 2D Artists: Joy Tiernan (Nuke)
  • 3D Supervisor: John Leonti
    Production Coordinator: Radiance Salem
    Smoke Artist: Robin McGloin
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