Sometimes when you're watching a movie, you can't help but notice a fake ad for a fake product airing in the background and think, man, why didn't I get to make that commercial? Zack Snyder has heard your pleas! The director is asking for submissions to his YouTube-affiliated "Veidt Enterprises Advertising Contest", in which you create a commercial to be featured (in the background) of Watchmen. Submissions must be 15, 30, or 60-seconds in length, advertise a Veidt product, fit the tone of Watchmen and 1985, and be "cool" and/or "awesome". Below the cut, see a just-awoken Snyder's personal call to action and a couple sample fake commercials starring Fake Kirsten Dunst and fake obnoxious hipster high-tops. Full contest details here.
If your primarily complaint about Watchmen was that it wasn't excruciatingly long enough, I've got some happy news, you: to promote Zack Snyder's director's cut on DVD, out July 21, the 25-minute longer edit will also be showing July 17 in venues in New York, Dallas, Los Angele... / Continue →
Let's fast forward a couple weeks. You're walking out a showing of Watchmen, thankful the movie met at least some of your expectations, and even more thankful to be free of the packed theater's body odor haze. You're thinking, "I'm the kind of guy or girl who buys movies on dis... / Continue →
Back in April, director Zack Snyder opened a contest/marketing ploy in which fans were asked to make an '80s-style commercial for Veidt Products. The winning commercials would have the chance to be shown in the background of a scene in Watchmen, forever making the winners reall... / Continue →