A couple of weeks ago I was spending 3-5 hours daily for a week and a half judging for The Lovie Awards. I was judging Video, Montage, Game DEsign and a couple of other subjects like best web personality. It was a lot of work going through all the entries. Some were absolute crap, but others were exceptional. Overall I would say the quality was more towards the good than towards the ugly. And it's all EUROPE!!! At least that's what the Lovie's say. There is an amazing amount of creative talent, design, creativity and production Europe has to offer. The Lovie Awards really show the best of what Europe has to offer. If you have some time to kill and are tired of 9gag or I-am-bored, hop on over and have a look at the winners. Let me know if you think they should have won or not. The Lovie Awards.
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I really loved the new campaign that Universal Music Group has put out. It starts with a segment from Lady GaGa "Poker Face". When you see the video on youtube it explains very easily that you must try to play the game. What is the game?
Watch 20 sec. of Universal Music Videos of artists and answer a trivia question of what you saw.
There are some great roots in the Viral and I suspect that the agency saw some viral hits like this awareness test video.
Test Your Awareness: Do The Test
Did you enjoy that? UMG feels it can capitalize on that idea and sell records. Great, do it. However It would be a HELL of a lot easier to spread this if they allowed people to at least embed the first video (the entry level) onto thier blogs, facebooks, etc. I'll put it in old school marketing terms for ya UMG so you understand. The first video in this sequence of interactively linked Youtube videos which create a game needs to have a point of entry. Not just people search Lady GAGA on youtube. Allow the mebed and it turns into an old school banner! You will not endanger the copyright more, you will not be loosing out. You will gain by opening up. Of course I admit I am proud of you for taking these first steps. Very good, you have your training wheels on now. Time for dad to take them off and push you down the hill. What are you afraid you will get hurt UMG?