Kalispell Native Among Finalists for Super Bowl Commercial

Kalispell native Sean Clark served as lighting gaffer for "Baby's First Word"

By Dillon Tabish

MISSOULA — Two University of Montana alumni worked on one of the 10 finalists for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl commercial contest.

Alex Pollini, who graduated from UM’s School of Media Arts in 2012, is photography director and a co-producer while Kalispell native and 2011 graduate Sean Clark served as lighting gaffer for “Baby’s First Word.”

The baby in the commercial looks to be getting ready to say “da-da,” but disappoints his dad when he says “Doritos” instead.

People can vote for their favorite ad once per day, per device, through Jan. 28. The commercial that gets the most fan votes will be shown during the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 and will win $1 million. Doritos will choose a second commercial that will also air.

Clark tells the Missoulian he’s been hitting up family and friends for votes.

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