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Poptent’s amateurs sell cheap commercials to big brands

A ‘crowdsourced’ video production studio, Poptent has gathered 50,000 writers, directors, cinematographers and animators to make ads for American Airlines, Intel, Jaguar, General Mills and others. Advertisements

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NHL Stars Use PSA to Combat Homophobia

Why would this appeal to more than hockey players? Read about it’s release (

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Single most important thought?

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Tupac’s Return Resonates for Advertisers

Read the article, then watch the performance (but cover your ears…there are curses)

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For Your Ads Only: 50 Years of James Bond Product Placement

“According to the Sunday Times, MGM and Sony (SNE) plan to raise $45 million worth of Skyfall’s budget from companies wanting to include their brands onscreen, more than double the previous product placement record held by the 2002 sci-fi film … Continue reading

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Example Project 1

…now posted on the Documents page. As I mentioned in class, the content is pretty solid, but it does not take advantage of a professional document design.  Please consider design when you put your Project 1 together.

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Some interesting infographics and posters

Passed along by Amber P.  Thanks!

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