A baker’s dozen of spec spot watchouts wasn’t enough, so we’re back with another batch of slip-ups, goofs and newbie mistakes directors should be careful to sidestep when shooting spec commercials.
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Announcing another sold spec spot. Chris Akers just sold his “Nightmare” spec spot to the Jackpocket Lottery App.
Just as poker players have accidental “tells” that reveal their cards to other players, spec spots often have flaws that reveal them to be fake. Read on for some of the most common spec spot tells – and ways to keep them out of your commercial.
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