Posted by Sheila Shayon on October 19, 2011 12:30 PM
“When was the last time you heard something incredible?” is the question underlying submissions to ASUS and Intel’s “In Search of Incredible” campaign.
Grammy-winning musician Jason Mraz has partnered with ASUS and Intel for the global initiative celebrating the launch of the ASUS N Series notebook.
According to its website, photographer Don McCullin, video director Andy Morahan, and film director Asif Kapadia are creating a series of webisodes as Mraz travels the world in search of incredible stories, featured on InSearchOfIncredible.com as well the campaign's YouTube channel.
Entrants have until Oct. 26 to submit their incredible story, and the best submission from each of 16 countries will win an ASUS N Series laptop. The grand prize winner, meanwhile, will see their story become a short film shot by a professional film crew and exhibited at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 11, 2011 01:00 PM
The "Real Man" campaign featuring Sean Penn and a host of other actors and star athletes was released today in support of Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher's DNA Foundation — short for Demi'n'Ashton as well as Donate/Notify/Action.
The tagline is "Real Men Don't Buy Girls." So what do "Real Men" do? Evidently, "iron" (above) and "walk it off" (below), even with a gaping wound.
It's a well-meaning if muddled (there's a live-action sequence, followed by Jessica Biel or Eva Longoria highlighting another "real man") effort, the biggest to date in the foundation's commitment to raise awareness and stop child prostitution, sex slavery and trafficking.Continue reading...