09 May 2012 1925 Views

Viral Campaign For Final Season of “Breaking Bad” Begins

by Caleb Hamilton


In 2009, comedian Paul Scheer created a site called Damon, Carlton and a Polar Bear, where he would post artwork based on the show LOST. It started out as a joke but it eventually grew into a huge phenomenon and soon exclusive pieces of art by Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, Eric Tan and more started to show up. A few months ago, Paul started BreakingGifs, a site dedicated to AMC’s hit, Breaking Bad, where Paul would post gif files related to the show. The site’s format changed and is now the start of a viral campaign promoting the upcoming final season of Breaking Bad. Find out more after the jump.

BreakingGifs.com is now curated and run by Tyson Givens and Gallery 1988 and each week, the site will feature a new piece of Breaking Bad themed artwork by well-known and up and coming artists. This all started a couple of weeks ago when Paul Scheer posted a video (below), teasing something big that will happen on May 10th. The video also features a cameo by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gillian.

Recently, the site changed to look like the Periodic Table of Elements. The first four question marks unveil a tweet that mentions an event happening at Irving Plaza in New York City, tonight at 9 PM EST.

This event will likely lead attendees to the first piece of art. But fear not if you can’t make it, there will be more chances to get an art piece, and not every clue will be a physical location. A lot of them will be online. So all you have to do is keep an eye on BreakingGifs and follow them on Twitter, @BreakingGifs to play along.

The final season of Breaking Bad will premiere this summer on AMC!

 

Source: /Film



New

Last Christmas Trailer: a new Lesson in Pain via Processed, Packaged, Mediocre Marketing Motifs.
15 August 2019
Last Christmas Trailer: a new Lesson in Pain via Processed, Packaged, Mediocre Marketing Motifs.

May interest You

Viral Content Digest. Clips, Skits and Assorted Other Bits!
10 June 2019
Viral Content Digest. Clips, Skits and Assorted Other Bits!
CHUCKY is BACK! And SO is VIRAL MARKETING in MOVIES!
11 February 2019
CHUCKY is BACK! And SO is VIRAL MARKETING in MOVIES!
Fall of The Mummy, Dark Universe and other mistakes Hollywood must cease making
21 June 2017
Fall of The Mummy, Dark Universe and other mistakes Hollywood must cease making

Popular

Is TOM HIDDLESTON the next PRIME MINISTER of the UK?
31 May 2019
Is TOM HIDDLESTON the next PRIME MINISTER of the UK?
Tom Hiddleston inspires a Great Victory for the English Cricket Team at the World Cup and Djokovic in the Wimbledon Tennis Finals
14 July 2019
Tom Hiddleston inspires a Great Victory for the English Cricket Team at the World Cup and Djokovic in the Wimbledon Tennis Finals

Tags