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Product placement in books: a publisher’s point of view

On 20th October 2014 Alexandra Alter published an article in New York Times titled E-Book Mingles Love and Product Placement. She described an interesting development in the field of product placement in…

Louis Vuitton again at the World Cup

Gisele Bundchen on the field at the World Cup in Brazil? Why not? Let’s get back to 2010 for a while. Four years ago Louis Vuitton made a special travel case for…

My visit at Old Focals

Do you remember thick black glasses that the actor Colin Firth wore in movie A Single Man or the main character of TV series Mad Men Don Draper’s sunglasses that were later…

The most memorable product placements of 2013

What was the most memorable product placement of 2013? Something from Iron Man 3 or Man of Steel, this year’s box-office winners? Something from The Big Bang Theory, Breaking Bad, Modern Family,…

Fifty Shades of Grey inspired underwear

I’ve already written about Audi’s unintentional product placement in Fifty Shades of Grey, but as the premiere of the film is moving closer and closer, there are more and more deals that…

Brands&Films was featured on Apparatus podcast

On June 19, 2013 Anže Tomić published his latest Apparatus podcast and I can proudly say that I was his guest. We talked about product placement (of course) and other business aspects…

Winners of Brands&Films’ Spring Giveaway

I’ve mentioned several weeks ago that I’m starting a regular monthly newsletter (the first one will be on its way shortly). Also, those of you who had signed up for newsletter had…

Spring giveaway on Brands & Films

Dear readers, from April on Brands & Films will start sending out monthly newsletters. I can promise you that I’ll do my best in giving you totally interesting content. You’ll get: a…

Product placement exhibition at Gallery 1988

In 2011 I stumbled upon Alex Gross, an American painter of Pop Surrealism movement whose opus includes paintings that involve brands. In autumn of 2010 Gross had an exhibition Discrepancies in Jonathan…

An invitation for guest posts

Readers of Brands&Films, fellow bloggers, movie lovers and all the rest of you out there: I have an announcement to make. I’d like to publish your thoughts, analysis or comments on product…

Product placement at London 2012 opening ceremony

As we heard the news that British movie director Danny Boyle would be responsible for London 2012’s opening ceremony, we expected that his screenplay would include some elements of modern culture, rather…