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Media Distributors Helps To ?Rock The Vote

Donates film stock for Rock the Vote ad campaign ?If You Care?? (October 15, 2004)

Media Distributors, Americas leading provider of media products for films, TV shows, commercials, and music videos, has donated film for ?If You Care? for Rock the Vote. Leonardo DiiCaprio, Justin Timberlake, Samuel L. Jackson, Benecio Del Toro, Peter Gallagher, Ricky Martin, Rachel Leigh Cooke, Will I Am of ?Black Eyed Peas, and Adam Levine of ?Maroon 5 have partnered with Director Leslie Libman, Producer Francie Moore, and Harvest Films, to create the compelling Ad Campaign, ?If You Care?. for Rock the Vote.

In an effort to promote awareness and empower young people to exercise their right to Vote, the spots focus on specific issues that resonate with young voters: jobs, the economy, education, healthcare, a possible military draft, the environment, diverse communities, and censorship, The actors and musicians who participated felt passionate about these issues.


The campaign consists of 12 spots for network and cable, and two spots for theatrical release in 6,000 cinemas, in 39 states.

Leslie Libman, known for her work in television drama i.e. ?The Wire and ?Oz for HBO, ?The Shield for FX, short films, commercials, and music videos, has worked with Rock The Vote since her groundbreaking ?Anti-Censorship and ?Voting Campaigns. Francie Moore, commercial, documentary, and music video producer, rallied an A-List Crew and vendors to donate their talent and resources for the cause.

Moore approached Bonnie Goldfarb, Exec. Producer/ Owner, of Harvest Films, who embraced, and supported the project. Harvest Films, inc. is recognized internationally as one of the top commercial production companies in the world. Founded in 2001, within a few years it won the prestigious PalmeDOr at Cannes Advertising Festival. Goldfarb and Moores combined efforts brought the project to fruition. Writer Sindre Kartvedt penned the tag line, ?The Most Important Thing I Can Do for the series.

Cinematographer Paul Laufer shot the spots in graphic black and white. Alan Wain of Graying and Balding edited the campaign. On-Line Editing by Riot, both Media Distributors and Kodak donated film stock. Panavision provided the camera package, Telecine at Company 3, Quixote Studios for stage, grip and lighting, and catering by Angeli Cafe.

The campaign is scheduled to break October 15th, both theatrically, and television.


About Media Distributors:
Founded in l998, Media Distributors supplies professional motion picture stock, videotape, recording, storage and data media (representing every major manufacturer including Sony, Fujifilm, Maxell, Quantum, Panasonic, Iomega, and Pioneer,) to companies and individuals in the entertainment, advertising, and broadcast industries, as well as to educational, corporate, and governmental clients.

Media Distributors clients include all of the major motion picture and television studios, leading post production houses (including Lightening Media, Fotokem, Ascent Media, and Complete Post,) advertising agencies (including Saatchi & Saatchi, and Chiat Day,) and commercial production companies (such as Anonymous Content, Plum, Mars Media, H.S.I., and MJZ Productions,) to name only some.

For more information about Media Distributors visit www.mediadistributors.com.

 


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