PR Lessons From Top TV And Film

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Film and TV are two great places to find helpful and interesting takes on public relations and media. In one memorable scene, McGill is filming an ad at a billboard he recently bought near a New Mexico highway.

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Wahlberg’s film angers bomber’s widow

Ronn Torossian

That, they say, is not what their client is getting from the new film, Patriot’s Day. According to the attorneys, the film portrays their client in a very negative light, inferring she had prior knowledge … READ MORE ».

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Oscar Nominated Films and Their PR Takeaways

Reputation Us

The post Oscar Nominated Films and Their PR Takeaways appeared first on LTPR. Uncategorized Birdman Boyhood business Differentiation Film Grand Budapest Hotel Movies Oscars PR public relations storytelling Takeaways Wes Anderson The Oscars are finally (almost) here!

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8 films for PR and marketing pros

PR Daily

Many communicators are film buffs. If you’re one, you’ll agree that finding a film that can entertain you while teaching you industry lessons is like hitting the jackpot. Its popularity got me thinking of other must-watch films for PR and marketing pros.

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Videos are a must-have—a film school degree is not

PR Daily

The post Videos are a must-have—a film school degree is not appeared first on PR Daily Join this virtual summit to learn how to drive ROI through video even with limited experience. You didn’t study video production—but you’re still expected to create engaging videos for your campaigns.

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PR Professional Finds Her Way to the Cannes International Film Festival

Ishmael's Corner

One of our young account professionals, Melissa Lewelling, will be headed to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival next month. Out of literally thousands of films, her creation called “More Than a Number” was one of 30 films selected by Campus Movie Fest to be shown in the Short Film Corner.

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How to Make the Most of Every Opportunity

PR Expanded

In March I heard about an opportunity to visit a film set for Pioneers in Skirts™ , a documentary about obstacles women still face in their careers. Before I arrived I researched the film and the director, Ashley Maria.

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Key takeaways from the Brand Film Festival Workshop

Muck Rack

Key takeaways from the Brand Film Festival Workshop

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5 marketing takeaways from Disney films

PR Daily

Benjamin Franklin reputedly once said, "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.". Certainly, those words can be applied to many sectors of life—and business. Let's consider their value for one area in particular: movies, especially movies from The Walt Disney Co. Related: 5 Magical Tips Walt Disney Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Marketing. The movies are pretty "involving,” to say the least. Look at how “ Finding Dory” has been killing its box office competition.

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PR Secrets for Independent Films

Mora Communications

I met with an independent filmmaker the other day about his PR needs for his upcoming film. Because he met with me to discuss launching a public relations campaign for his film six months before he will start shooting.

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Film’s creators respond to Sesame Street lawsuit via puppet lawyer

PR Daily

Sesame Workshop is claiming trademark infringement for the film’s creators using the slogan: “No sesame. The film, which stars Melissa McCarthy and a slew of puppets, is an R-rated comedy that takes a sharp departure from Sesame’s show for children. Even the film’s trailer.

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The story of content: New documentary film on content marketing

Stuart Bruce

This new 44 minute documentary film from the Content Marketing Institute explores the evolution of content marketing through case studies of brands that successfully use it such as Kraft, John Deere, Marriott and inevitably Red Bull.

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After actor's comments, gun maker calls for boycott of Liam Neeson films

PR Daily

A statement from the company swears off any future affiliation with Neeson or his films: PARA USA regrets its decision to provide firearms for use in the film “Taken 3.” Liam Neeson has had the type of career resurgence that many actors of a certain age can only dream about.

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Alibaba apologizes for job ad seeking woman who looks like adult film star

PR Daily

In an effort to motivate its “code monkeys”—a term I’m sure its programmers and developers adore—Alibaba sought to hire someone with “physical characteristics similar to adult film star Sora Aoi,” according to Bloomberg.

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Cruz campaign pulls commercial featuring adult film star

PR Daily

However, appearing at the ultra-conservative Bob Jones University in South Carolina, Cruz was asked about a former erotic-film actress who appeared in one of his ads. It happened that one of the actresses had a more colorful film history than we were aware,” Cruz said.

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3 PR lessons from a film fiasco with a phoenix-like resurgence

PR Daily

That’s the question behind a new film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, surrounding the apocryphal story of how the “best worst movie ever made” came into being. Only later did the marketing team pivot to embrace the film’s comically bad storytelling.

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8 steps to perfect your filming for PR video interviews

PR in High Definition

The post 8 steps to perfect your filming for PR video interviews appeared first on Firefly Communications. This is the second in a two part series, where I provide tips on how to get the most out of a PR video interview.

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How to Make the Most of Every Opportunity

PR Expanded

In March I heard about an opportunity to visit a film set for Pioneers in Skirts™ , a documentary about obstacles women still face in their careers. Before I arrived I researched the film and the director, Ashley Maria.

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Marketing lessons from groundhogs—in the flesh and on film

PR Daily

Since 1887, Groundhog Day has aimed to inject fun and folklore into winter’s cold, dark days. It if it weren’t for the suspense that surrounds the predictive power of Punxsutawney Phil and his shadow—or the perennial photo opportunity it provides news organizations each year—it’s doubtful we’d give the groundhog much thought.

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Who’s that girl muscling in on film premieres?

Mark My Words

The Times (Main), 23/05/2017, p.21, Jack Malvern. One agent in Los Angles told The Hollywood Reporter that people with the biggest followings were being paid “more than $500,000 a year” for endorsements and appearances. Mark Borkowski, a British PR agent, said that it was questionable whether brands were spending money wisely. “The costs are eye-watering. For example, there’s an ex-rugby player who charges £13,000. link]. Mark Comments

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Who’s that girl muscling in on film premieres?

Mark My Words

The Times, 23.05.17. Read Here. Mark Comments

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PR for Filmmakers Workshop, part of the AOF Film Festival

Mora Communications

Calling all Filmmakers: On August 26th I and my associate, Verena King (who will be focusing on social media), will be giving a PR for Filmmakers Workshop, a part of the AOF Film Festival. Is this important? It is if. Read More › Uncategorized Filmmaker workshop PR pr for filmmakers PR workshops top pr firm los angeles

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Boo Netflix all you like, it’s here to stay

Mark My Words

A very special kind of cacophony is rewarded to a film that succeeds in irritating le bon goût of French cineastes- it’s less of a boo and more like the mooing of an over-excited cow. Pulp Fiction received the full force of Gallic baying as have most of Lars Von Trier’s films.

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LA Times Blacklisted by the Happiest Place on Earth

HMA Public Relations

In case you missed Friday’s tweetstorm from Los Angeles Times writer Glenn Whipp, Disney banned the newspaper from pre-screening all Disney films, including its most recent […].

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At Edelman.Com: A World Without Authoritative Physical Media

Where the Fishermen Ain't

I have a new piece up at Edelman.Com inspired by the excellent short film Scattered. [Do] io9.com called the subject of this haunting short film “ the worst crime you never imagined.”. Go check out the film and read my take on Edelman.Com or my LinkedIn.

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How Pioneers in Skirts Ran a Successful Kickstarter Campaign…and Beyond!

PR Expanded

A documentary film depends on individuals, foundations and businesses to help fund it – and the process of applying and appealing is always ongoing. Not only did this blog post help to broaden the reach of the film, it demonstrated the true camaraderie of women supporting women.

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Branding Lessons from Marvel Studios’ Mythology Marketing

PR News

Society is in an era of peak geekdom, wherein the plot twists of “Game of Thrones” dominate watercooler conversations, and eleven years of Marvel Studios superhero films (“the Infinity Saga”) produce four of the top-grossing films of all time.

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Sony apologizes for Peter Rabbit allergy scene

Ronn Torossian

The film was number two at the box office, just behind Fifty Shades Freed. If you were a kid who begged your parents to take you to the movie, you likely laughed the way through Peter and his pals playing pranks on the annoying human characters in the film.

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Brand managers snap up ‘Avengers: Endgame’ marketing opportunities

PR Daily

Vans, Walmart, Google, Epic Games and more offered products and services tied into the latest Marvel film, while many other marketers shared super hero-themed ads and tweeted tie-ins. The film also had the largest opening day in United States history, grabbing roughly $156.7

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Lessons from Cannes on Communicating Ideas

Ishmael's Corner

I wrote a post in April mentioning that one of our young account professionals, Melissa Lewelling, was headed to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

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Mulling it over

Mark My Words

Ed Sheeran poses in a ginger mullet wig as he films new video. iThe Scottish Sun. Music industry guru Mark Borkowski said: “The man who was busking on the streets is now a man who is going to be a billionaire. Above all, this shows just how potent live music is nowadays”. Read full article here: [link]. Mark Comments

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Celebrating Photography Innovation on #WorldPhotographyDay

wiredPRworks

George Eastman revolutionized photography when he invented dry, rolled film and the portable, hand-held Kodak ® camera in 1888. Edwin Herbert Land built off Eastman’s accomplishments with rolled film to advance photography even farther.

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5 tips for producing professional-caliber DIY videos

PR Daily

Film in a quiet spot free from disruptions. If you want to up your game beyond filming with an iPhone, source a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) consumer camera and a tripod as your main interview camera (also known as your “A-camera”).

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Storytelling or Story-selling? The Hollywood Blockbuster

The Stalwart Blog

Our film of choice was Jurassic World, the fourth installment of the Jurassic franchise. The film was nothing special, high priced visual effects and a simple, formulaic storyline. The most ostentatious sponsor of all is Mercedes-Benz, whose vehicles play a leading role in the film.

5 Scariest Halloween Campaigns of the Past Decade

Critical Mention

MGM films staged a telekinetic surprise. In 2013, to promote “Carrie,” a remake of the original 1976 version, its distribution company MGM Films created a Halloween surprise for customers who were taking a coffee break at a local coffee shop in New York.

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3 PR lessons from 'The Interview'

PR Daily

Despite the threats of international violence, Sony released the film in a handful of theaters and online, to the approval of free-speech advocates. Here are three PR lessons from the film''s release: 1. A film about the most secretive nation in the world?

What PR Can Learn From The Oscar Nominees

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Here’s a light look at what we can learn from the films that captured moviegoing audiences this past year. PR Takeaways from top films. What’s notable about the film, for anyone who writes for a living, is its masterful use of language.

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Golden Drum: Is Content More Important Than Technology?

Prowly

Content will become more and more important in terms of what it actually represents – thinks Dushan Drakalski, Creative and Film Director. Technology is there to serve the body and not to confuse the brain or take its role.

Infographic in support of DVD release appeals perfectly to movie’s audience

PR Daily

Fans of the films, and of the genre in general, would be drawn to an infographic that conveyed the body count in a creative manner that appealed to their love of horror. was consistent with the visual themes of the films. Infographics are everywhere.

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Finally, Print Polaroids From Your Phone

Flack Me

The new Polaroid Lab device lets you do that at home, by converting digital files into classic Polaroid-style film photos Category: Flack Me Summary: There's something appealing about physical photos in the age of smartphone cameras.

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