Halo 4 : Scanned

The story of Master Chief.

Published On
Oct 18, 2012

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Twofifteenmcann tapped David Fincher and Blur's Tim Miller for "Scanned," an extended trailer for upcoming "Halo 4," that gives gamers a peek into the origins, as well as the fallibility, of super sci-fi soldier, Master Chief.

The film uncovers bits of Master Chief's history, from his days as the young boy John-117, to his involuntary recruitment as a Spartan to the physical enhancements that transformed him into the powerful warrior we're more familiar with. It then introduces a new twist to the Halo saga, a frightening new foe who, apparently, manages to screw with his head. The film debuted last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and launches a larger integrated global effort through which players will get to know the new evil in town.

Miller directed the film while Fincher executive produced. Shot in Prague, it features a mix of live-action and CGI. The game will be released on November 6.

The film was produced out of Fincher's new production company RESET, which he launched with former Anonymous Content Head of Commercials Dave Morrison earlier this year. Fincher and Miller have worked together quite a bit of late. Blur Studio worked on the highly acclaimed opening sequence for Fincher's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," while last week, they joined forces to promote Kickstarter project, "The Goon."


Oct 19, 2012
Brand :
Halo 4
Client :
Halo 4
Agency :
Twofifteen McCann
Chief Creative Officer :
Scott Duchon
Associate Creative Director, Copywriter :
Joe Rose
Associate Creative Director, Copywriter :
Neil Bruce
Director, Integrated Production :
Tom Wright
Director, Integrated Production :
Alex Spahr
Agency Senior Producer :
Kate Morrison Schermers
Production Company :
Director :
Tim Miller
Creative Director :
David Fincher
Director, Photography :
Linus Sandgren
Executive Producer :
Jeff McDougall
Executive Producer :
Dave Morrison
Line Producer/Assistant Director :
Timory King
Editorial Company :
Final Cut
Editor :
Stephen Berger
Assistant Editor :
Chris Amos
Executive Producer :
Saima Awan
Producer :
Jennifer Miller
Visual Effects and Animation :
Visual Effects Director :
Tim Miller
Animation/Layout Supervisor :
Derron Ross
Visual Effects Supervisor :
Brandon Riza
Producer :
Keith Luczywo
Executive Producer :
Al Shier
Character Modeling Lead :
Nicolas Comeau
Rigging Lead :
Jeremie Passerin
Animation Lead :
Jon Vener
Lighting and Compositing Lead :
Gary Christian
Lighting and Compositing Lead :
Kris Kaufman
Telecine :
Colorist :
Mark Gethin
Color Assistant :
Derek Hansen
Producer :
Summer McCloskey
Producer :
Amanda Ornelas
Flame Artist :
Benji Davidson
Original Music :
Human Worldwide
Producer :
Jonathan Sanford
Sound Designer :
Brian Emrich
Mix :
Lime Studios
Mixer :
Rohan Young
Executive Producer :
Jessica Locke

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