I wrote and co-created this PSA. We shot for a month on the road in America and Europe with Canon 5D guru Shane Hurlbut.
The locations are, in order, 1) USMC Recruit Depot Parris Island SC; 2) the DC Metro; 3) Story Ranch, Montana; 4) Livingston, Montana (standing in for a middle American diner); 5) USMC Base Twentynine Palms CA (standing in for Iraq); 6) USS Kearsarge (LHD-3), somewhere off the Carolina coast; 7) on the beach at USMC Base Camp Lejeune; 8) at the US Embassy in Prague; 9) USMC Base Twentynine Palms CA (standing in for Afghanistan); 10) at the Marine Corps War Memorial across the Potomac from Washington DC.
Writer: Matt Genné
Producer/Co-Creator: Brad Steinwede
Art Director: Pedro Gonzalez
Creative Director: Justin Baum
ECD: Carl Warner
Director/DP: Shane Hurlbut
Producer: Jeff Rohrer/Bandito Brothers
Producer: Greg Haggart
Editor: Jeff Tober
Composer: Robert Miller