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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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Oscar Nominated Films and Their PR Takeaways


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 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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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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5 marketing lessons from holiday films

PR Daily

Classic holiday films, such as “A Christmas Carol” and “It’s a Wonderful Life,” contain abundant lessons. That’s one lesson from the film for marketing pros: Do your paperwork. The film itself carries another message for marketers.

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15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consumer, Tech, Marketing, and Media)

The Influential Marketing Blog

This week I launched the seventh edition of my annual trend report featuring all of my research from throughout the year on trends.

Hermès Branded Film, Firefox’s Secret Browser & How Doritos Might Save America | Non-Obvious Insights #33

The Influential Marketing Blog

Read the full story on Digital Trends >> Hermes Creates Branded Film About The Beauty Of Making Silk. The film, called “La Fabrique de la Soie” (or The Silk Mill in English) aims to take you inside the making of silk ahead of the product’s 80th anniversary next year.

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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Gin and Topics: A Great Opportunity to Work for Exposure

Spin Sucks

Social Media Top 5 adult film bootcamp content secret to closing more clients eat your cake kate nolan kelly dietrich laura petrolino magic trick susan cellura tennis match the last jedi Tim Bohlen

Kodak Brings Back Film, How To Be Funny On Stage, and the Professional Snowball Fighting League

The Influential Marketing Blog

Kodak brings back film, the ultimate “device like no other” from a greeting card company and a league for professional snowball fighting are the perfect antidote to the world I saw last week at CES which was rocketing toward drone racing and sentient robots.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wahlberg’s film angers bomber’s widow

Ron 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 ».

Non-Obvious Insights #6 | Why Instagram Reinvented Its Newsfeed, Racist Zip Codes and New Release Movies For $50

The Influential Marketing Blog

This week we caught a sobering glimpse of the down side of virtual reality, an announcement that could reinvent how you see new films and surprising new research finding an unexpected connection between zip codes and racism. What if you could view new release films in your own home?

Marketing 5.0: A Marketing Renaissance (Part 1 of 3)

iQ media

Filmed at the PRSA International Conference on November 9, 2015. Kye Strance, President and COO of iQ media, discusses the convergence of PR, marketing, and advertising and why TV attribution is the next frontier for these disciplines.

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Friday Wrap #184: VR film wins an Emmy, hashtags come to LinkedIn, Twitter use falls, Gen Z research

Holtz Communication + Technology

Now Oculus has won an Emmy for “Henry,” a short VR film that won in the Outstanding Original Interactive Program category. The takeaway: When VR films win Emmys, you know they’re going mainstream.

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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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

Brand Story We Love: David Peck


And there’s more: David Peck has not only made a name for himself in the field of social justice (when it comes to issues of social justice, he is one of the most passionate people I have ever met on the subject) he’s also a film maker and TV producer. On top of all that he’s working on a documentary film about his friend Soun Rottana from the Siem Reap war museum (see bottom video).

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A Content Strategy Fit for an Oscar

Spin Sucks

Whether you agree with the Academy’s nomination list or not, planning your content the way movie studios plan their film releases can help to inform your content strategy. Twelve years in the making, the film follows its main protagonist from age seven to age 18. By Kerry Gorgone.

3 PR lessons from ‘Beauty and the Beast’

PR Daily

Disney is rebooting “Beauty and the Beast” with a live-action film that’s hitting theaters this week. Here are a few takeaways PR pros can learn from the film’s PR campaign: 1. boycotting the film. The backlash has even led to Disney pulling the film from Malaysia.

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UK social spend increases 38% to £1.73bn with video now accounting for 29% of all online advertising

Norton's Notes

The increasing amount of short video clips, TV programmes and films people watch on mobiles helped UK internet advertising grow at its fastest rate for nine years, crossing the £10 billion threshold for the first time.

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Content Marketing: Chipotle Cultivates Thought with Celebrated Authors


It’s a short film starring an animated scarecrow determined to find an alternative to unsustainable processed food manufactured by a fictional industrial giant called Crow Foods. The film clearly resonated with viewers.

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.

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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] 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.

How to Create Fascinating Content with Instagram Stories


Perhaps they could be thought of as an abbreviated Vine, although they must be filmed in one consecutive burst (and without sound). Origin might not matter as much as which app executes best. – Josh Constine, comparing Instagram Stories and Snapchat for TechCrunch.

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?

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Creative Storytelling as the Soul of B2B Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

If you focus solely on the film, you’ll be a couple minutes into the story before you realize there’s a virtualization software company behind it. It’s far too easy to say that B2B technology is dull.

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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Robert Moore

Spin Sucks

We have Robert Moore on this week's Spin Sucks Inquisition to discuss video, films, Netflix binges, karaoke, and Robert Downey, Jr. The post The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Robert Moore appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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We Asked Today’s PR Influencers: What is #CreativePR?


He’s a former film and TV writer and author of two books of fiction. This is post 1 of our 5-part #CreativePR blog series. Stay tuned for posts 2 – 5, which will look further into some of the tools, tactics, and strategies that innovative PR professionals are using today.

Join #PRStudChat for the “Millennials in the Workforce” Twitter Chat on July 19th

PR Expanded

Maureen Judge’s documentary is a provocative feature-length film about big dreams, crushing disappointments, friendship, career, love, and taking your place in the world.

The 5 Basic Steps to Using Video for PR


PR News Group Editor Matthew Schwartz and Cision SVP of Digital Content Heidi Sullivan co-hosted the “ Film School: How to Use Video for PR ” webinar that focused on how to create, produce, and distribute an appealing, relatable video to enhance your PR strategy.

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[Video] Betsy Myers Talks about Conflict, Leadership, Passion at InkHouse


Here is a highlight film of some of her main insights. Betsy Myers Talks to InkHouse About Leadership from InkHouse Films on Vimeo. We were lucky enough to host Betsy Myers here at InkHouse the other week.

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What Really Goes on in Frank Giustra’s Plane


So was a 60 Minutes producer who was producing a film about cancer and wanted Megan to be part of it. A new book called Clinton Cash by Peter Schweizer throws shade on the Clintons and questions the philanthropic motivations of Canadian billionaire Frank Giustra.

3 PR lessons from ‘La La Land’

PR Daily

Editor’s note: This article contains film spoilers. Film viewers and critics are in love with “La La Land.”. Here’s what PR pros can glean from the film: 1. Justin Chang, contact reporter for.

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The Value of Creative Collaborations

6 A.M.

Founded in 2007, New Frontier has an annual exhibition during the Sundance Film Festival to show its work. For example, last week, GE* inked a deal with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer to do films on innovation for the National Geographic Channel.