17 December 2009 693 Views

12 Days of Viral – DAY FIVE

by Scott Caldwell

On the fifth day of viral, my movie gave to me…..


800 Numbers.


So now all of the people that you have been following, chasing, hating, and loving can be called. And the only thing it will cost you, is fun!

Upset about your favorite Communications Director not returning your calls? Trying to get the scoop on some aliens that just moved in down the street? Or maybe you’re just curious about that lottery you signed up for. Well, pick up you phone and dish the dirt! Operator’s are standing by.


This toll free number gives you another level in the viral campaign in which you are more a part of it. Not limited to simply viewing sites and their changes. It’s now more physical. In the case of 2012, you couldn’t do much but listen, but you were given some key information into future happenings and major players. But it was pretty cool to get that extra level.


Take a movie like District 9, and they went even further. Not only did you have the number to call, but you could leave a message claiming that you saw a non-human, and have your call recorded and played back on their Community Watch site. Just like our very own Nick Butler! Oh the stories he’ll have for the future.





I know a lot of you are thinking about the calls during The Dark Knight, but I’m going to hang on to that one for another day. In fact, that one will be mentioned in a few days to come.


Other Days In The “12 Days of Viral” Series:
A trailer without a title
A Twitter account with the truth
Three Websites
My face on the site



New

Poliflix is Back with a SteamPunk Themed Advent Episode: Sherlock Holmes, Wild Wild West and the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen face Dave Bond and James Murphy!
03 December 2017
Poliflix is Back with a SteamPunk Themed Advent Episode: Sherlock Holmes, Wild Wild West and the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen face Dave Bond and James Murphy!

May interest You

We Have a Podcast! Presenting Polit-Flix: a Discussion of Film and Politics. Episode 1..
12 July 2017
We Have a Podcast! Presenting Polit-Flix: a Discussion of Film and Politics. Episode 1..
VIRAL VAULT THE DARK KNIGHT RISES WITH JAMES MURPHY AND FRANK MENGARELLI
05 April 2016
VIRAL VAULT THE DARK KNIGHT RISES WITH JAMES MURPHY AND FRANK MENGARELLI
Cool Viral Marketing for “Elysium” Around NY, LA and Vancouver
06 July 2013
Cool Viral Marketing for “Elysium” Around NY, LA and Vancouver

Popular

PolitFlix 5: Would the Reel Tony Blair please stand up? James Murphy and Dave Bond take a look at Mr Blair in Politics and on Film. Also Star Wars IX, Bond 25 and the usual News and Comment
27 September 2017
PolitFlix 5: Would the Reel Tony Blair please stand up? James Murphy and Dave Bond take a look at Mr Blair in Politics and on Film. Also Star Wars IX, Bond 25 and the usual News and Comment
PolitFlix Episode 7: The Podcast Awakens! James Murphy, Dave Bond and Frank Mengarelli talk the Politics of Star Wars. Also: Kingsman 2 and Star Trek Discovery and the usual Current Affairs Chat
29 September 2017
PolitFlix Episode 7: The Podcast Awakens! James Murphy, Dave Bond and Frank Mengarelli talk the Politics of Star Wars. Also: Kingsman 2 and Star Trek Discovery and the usual Current Affairs Chat

Tags