'Art & Copy' now available on DVD

Picture 1050.pngThe One Club's critically acclaimed documentary 'Art & Copy' is now available on DVD from PBS. The film, which was screened in Australia earlier this month, gives an inside look at the world of advertising and profiles some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time--those people who have profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown outside their industry.

These artists and writers brought a surprisingly rebellious spirit to their work beginning with the creative revolution of the 1960s. The documentary unveils the stories behind famous campaigns such as Nike's 'Just Do It', 'I Love NY' and 'Got Milk' plus Apple '1984' and the more recent iPod work.
Picture 1046.pngPicture 1047.pngFeatured in the film are legendary executives George Lois (far left), Mary Wells (left), Dan Wieden, Lee Clow, Hal Riney and many others. Visually interwoven with the narrative, the film shows how the communications field changed across the globe - TV satellites launch, billboards are erected, and the social and cultural impacts of their ads are brought to light in this dynamic exploration of art, commerce, and human emotion.
An Official Selection of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, Official Selection of Hot Docs Toronto 2009, and winner of Best Director in the category of Documentary Films at the Atlanta Film Festival, 'Art & Copy' has been praised by critics as "A deeply fascinating movie... you'll probably never be able to look at commercials and ads the same way again" (ComingSoon.net).

Leave a comment

About Campaign Brief Asia

A blog for advertising creatives in Asia. To pass on news or advertise on the CB Asia blog, or to subscribe to Campaign Brief Asia or Campaign Brief Australia/NZ magazines, or The Work 09 Annual, email: Kim or Michael

Latest jobs

Retrieving latest jobs

House rules for commenting

Here are the ground rules for posting comments on stories: This site is a moderated blog. Comments that are seen to be more abusive than witty and/or constructive will not be posted. Obviously, we do not allow 'hate speech' or comments that are seen as a personal attack, defamatory, degrading or prejudicial to an individual or company. Overly abusive language also adds nothing to any discussion and will not be published. On occasions we will be asking people to contribute work, opinions and views on various topics - you are free to disagree, so long as you observe the above rules and remain constructive.