The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunities.
But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and drowned in the vast digital ocean of mass culture? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity?
This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world’s most influential creators of the digital era.
The film was shot globally between August 2009 – January 2011, covering more than 150 hours of interview footage with international creatives and thinkers – representing the state of digitized culture today.
Search for the thing you love and see the results in a one page overview including pictures, alerts, patents, videos, statistics, books, translations, 3D SketchUp, latest news, blog searches, locations, group discussions etcetera. In other words, see how Google tools can help you in all kinds of directions with the thing you love. What do you love?
Taking the very physical concept of the ‘Touch The Car’ endurance competition, Peugeot have just run a campaign called ‘Take The Car’ – taking the challenge online. Created by Volt Reklambyrå, users would compete live from around the world to win a week with the car of their choice.
‘Players’ would connect via Facebook, select the car they wanted to drive, and simply click and hold their mouse on it for as long as they could. Dead Simple.
What happens when you send a request out to the world to chronicle, via video, a single day on Earth? You get 80,000 submissions and 4,500 hours of footage from 192 countries. Producer Ridley Scott and Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald took this raw material — all shot on July 24, 2010 — and created Life in a Day, a groundbreaking, feature-length documentary that portrays this kaleidoscope of images we call life. National Geographic is bringing it to theaters starting in July. Trailer now on iTunes.
After an arduous 5-year journey of planning, training and fund-raising; Esther and her teammates created history for the nation by being the first Singaporean women to summit the highest mountain in the world on 20 May 2009.
We are very proud to have her with us at Ogilvy Singapore.