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Real Life EA Sports FIFA

EA Sports Vancouver employee Marius Hjerpseth made a video of himself and other employees playing actual soccer on an EA Sports field at their headquarters and edited it like it was a part of the FIFA game. It includes the player indicators, goal celebrations, fan noise and even commentary by Martin Tyler.

I sent an internal e-mail and asked if anyone was interested in lining up to participate in the recording. Around 70 people signed up, and we chose a group that included only the top players…

Most of what goes on in the video, apart from the obvious, was from a real fight (we let the cameras roll and played a real battle that lasted approx. An hour), so I had 1 + hours of footage from six cameras to reviewing and so edit together in a way that told a little story.

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