Monday, June 21, 2010

Bret Ratner merging blurring the lines between film and advertising...

"Many Hollywood directors make TV commercials, but no one before Ratner has so aggressively blurred the line between corporate work and his day job. With the film studios cutting back, he sees a future when directors increasingly buddy up with companies, exchanging advertising concepts and product placements for money to make and market movies. "Filmmakers should align themselves with brands," says Ratner, 40. "They can help each other.""

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