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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…

Nicklas Bendtner, Paddy Power and other goal celebrations

When Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner scored his second goal vs Portugal in the European Football Championship a few days ago, he lifted his jersey and lowered his shorts. There wasn’t wearing anything…

Brands & Films’ second birthday

Dear readers, Today is Brands&Films’ second birthday. It all started in the beginning of 2010 when I decided to start a blog. My friends encouraged me to do it and on 19th…

The Best of 2011

Here it is: the annual review of the best of the best in product placement and branded entertainment. In my previous feature The Best of 2010 I chose iPad’s placement in Modern…

Brands & Films on ABC News and Pepermint

Brands & Films has been recently featured in a piece on product placement on ABC News and in a ‘5 things’ section on Slovenian blog Pepermint. ABC News ran a story about…

Was Sasha Vujacic wearing the same T shirt twice?

Sasha Vujacic is Slovenian basketball player, currently with the New Jersey Nets, but is (unfortunately) probably better known as Maria Sharapova‘s fiancé. On July 2, Sharapova lost the final match of this…

Politicians and brands

A couple of weeks ago all major news agencies had run a story about product placement in the Chinese propaganda movie Beginning of the Great Revival. Apparently in one scene, the actor…

Product placement at the royal wedding

In the end, Friday's royal wedding was a complete success: over 2 billion TV viewers, over a million people on the streets of London and 500,000 in front of Buckingham Palace, countless…