Impressive Stuff From The Purchase Brothers

The Purchase Brothers are 23 and 25-year-old commercial directors David and Ian Purchase. They’re live in Toronto, and created this short film based around the hit game Half-Life, for under $500. Originally envisioned as a project to test out post production techniques, as well as a spec commercial, it ballooned into a multi part series.… Continue reading Impressive Stuff From The Purchase Brothers

Nike Founder Gives Moviemaking A Try With ‘Coraline’

Coraline, directed by The Nightmare Before Christmas stop-motion master Henry Selick, is the first film to be released by Laika Entertainment, run by Nike co-founder and legendary marketing man Phil Knight. Knight, 70, a longtime film buff, seems to have an eye for edgier fare than the typical Disney fuzzy-talking-animals stories. Looks great via Brandfreak

Awesome film posters with brand integration

I went to see Quantum Of Solace last week but found myself getting massively frustrated watching scenes from the film in ads for a shit watch and a crap phone just before the start. Product placement is often backed up with “Brand X. Official Partner of..” advertising nowadays. That was annoying, but these are brilliant.… Continue reading Awesome film posters with brand integration