Steph Curry Meets Chicken Curry: ESPN Has a Culinary Moment

Warriors Star and his Family Also Feature in Foodie Follow Up

Published On
Jan 09, 2015

Editor's Pick

Seems ads that make food jokes out of people's names are in vogue (see various spots featuring Kevin Bacon and family). ESPN debuted this one, featuring Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry alongside SportsCenter anchors Stan Verrett and Neil Everett, on Friday ahead of the Warriors' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Curry assumes the chicken curry on offer at lunch is a nod of respect -- except the chefs have no idea who he is. Wieden & Kennedy New York created the ad and the ESPN in-house team was behind a social/digital follow up film, Kitchen Warriors, which sees Curry battle it out against his wife Ayesha in the kitchen. (Look out for their cute daughter Riley as the judge).

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Date
Jan 09, 2015
Brand:
ESPN
Client:
ESPN
Agency:
Wieden & Kennedy-New York
Executive Creative Director:
David Kolbusz
Executive Creative Director:
Susan Hoffman
Creative Director:
Brandon Henderson
Creative Director:
Caleb Jensen
Copywriter:
Scott Mahoney
Art Director:
Dan Oliva
Head of Content Production:
Nick Setounski
Executive Producer:
Temma Shoaf
Producer:
Blakely McKnight
Business Afairs:
Sara Jagielski
Production Company:
O Positive
Director:
David Shane
Executive Producer:
Marc Gill
Line Producer:
Jason Reda
Director, Photography:
David Morabito
Editorial Company:
Arcade Editorial
Editor:
Dave Anderson
Post Producer:
Lauren Cancelosi
Post Executive Producer:
Sila Soyer
Visual Effects Company:
The Mill
Visual Effects Lead Flame/2D Lead:
Jamin Clutcher
Producer:
Clairellen Wallin
Co-Coordinator:
Leigh-Anne Pike
Telecine Company:
CO3
Colorist:
Tom Poole
Mix Company:
Heard City
Mixer:
Keith Reynaud at Heard City
Producer:
Gloria Pitagorsky

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