Showing posts from July, 2013

Purple Armpits. Colin D'Mello, Andria Case! Three parts to two new commercials about the Caribbean Carnival


Over 60 mas dancers, pan artistes, make-up people and costume carriers came to Jamaal Magloire's Mas camp to shoot two commercials with CTV/CP24. 
The shoot included a lot of paint throwing ( a tradition that is carried on in all Carnival parades), squirting water and having Soca (Soak-A?) laughs.
Hosts ColinD'Mello and Andria Case were  the only people who managed to leave the Scarborough warehouse (home of Magloire's Toronto Revellers) dry and paint free. The shoot was a lot of fun as these pictures illustrate.What follows are a few photographs from the day long event at the home of the Toronto Revellers on Ellesmere Avenue here in Toronto.

Raise your arm if your pits are purple!

How Much Paint Was Thrown Around?

During the filming of the two Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival commercials buckets of dry paint were thrown over the Carnival Models, the steel pan musicians, the flag wavers and even a huge suspended CP-24 sign! How …