MTV Signs Footballers David Luiz, Jesse Lingard for Lockdown ‘Cribs’ – Variety


MTV Worldwide has signed up footballers together with Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard and Arsenal’s David Luiz for a lockdown model of its hit “Cribs” model, titled “MTV Cribs: Footballers Keep Residence.”

Produced remotely by Otro Studios,  the four-part sequence will doc the footballers’ every day routines together with how they’re conserving match, what’s hidden of their fridge and amusing pastimes. Different footballers concerned embody Brazil and Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira, Belgian footballer Axel Witsel, and FIFA 2017 feminine participant of the yr, Lieke Martens.

Manufacturing is underway with the footballers filming themselves, guided by a distant manufacturing crew working from dwelling.

The sequence is ready to air June 1 throughout MTV’s community of worldwide channels and digital platforms, spanning 180 international locations.

On account of filming restrictions, Otro Studios has devised a brand new technical set as much as permit for distant filming. The footballers are utilizing a excessive spec iPhone that’s hooked up to a handheld digital camera rig, permitting the manufacturing crew to see what the digital camera sees, in actual time, by way of video conferencing. As well as, the participant is attached by way of audio output from this iPhone to the producer, who guides them round their Crib as in the event that they had been of their houses with them.

Most not too long ago, MTV Worldwide commissioned distant manufacturing “Served! With Jade Thirlwall” to have fun World Delight.

“MTV Cribs: Footballers Keep Residence” has been commissioned by Kerry Taylor and Craig Orr for MTV Worldwide. The sequence might be government produced by Matt Wilkinson for Otro Studios.

Craig Orr, VP of commissioning and improvement at MTV Worldwide, stated: “’MTV Cribs’ stays one of the vital iconic reveals in MTV’s historical past and while followers are dwelling lacking sports activities and searching for health concepts, we’ve requested a few of our footie favourites to make clear their stay-at-home routines.”



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