Archive for August, 2014


Start Your Own News Channel – Like Russel Brand

Like many of you, I first saw Russel Brand in several movies. I caught most of them on HBO, for example Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek, and the remake “Arthur”. He also plays the voice of Dr. Nefario in the “despicable Me” animation movies. Now he is a self-appointed newsman, offering to […]

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Another “Short Film” by Jameson “First Shot”

Jameson Irish Whiskey apparently produces a short film each year. According to this page: http://www.jamesonfirstshot.com/about Every year we look for talented film craftsmen to enter Jameson First Shot. We offer three writer/directors the opportunity to get a ‘first shot’ in the film industry by having their short film produced by the award-winning Trigger Street Productions […]

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Casey Neistat does it again – What would you do with $25,000?

Casey Neistat was onced ask to make a promotional video for Nike’s “fit” band. He spent the entire budget to travel around to exciting cities, doing sporty activities, and showing off the wristband. More recently, 20th Century Fox came to him to do a video promotion for “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”. The campaign […]

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Produce Your Own “Short” Movie to Promote Your Product

This is a more expensive route to advertising, but ingenious. Johny Walker Blue Label created a 6 and one half minute movie, staring Jude Law and Giancarlo Gannini. I saw it as a YouTube commercial, at the beginning of another video I had selected to watch. It looked like a movie trailer for a great […]

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