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Apple begins airing new 3D-silhouette Eminem TV ad

updated 12:15 pm EDT, Mon October 17, 2005

3D-silhouette Eminem TV ad

Apple's new iTunes ad featuring rap superstar Eminem began airing this past weekend on major network television. The TV spot, which debuted at the special event last week, was shown during several sporting events on Sunday, including CBS football and the world series. The 30-second spot takes a new 3D approach to the "silhouette" ads popularized in Apple's recent iPod television campaigns, combining an iconic effect with music video-style filmography. Apple chief executive Steve Jobs told the crowd that Apple had been working on the concept for more than two years during its debut. The ad claiming it used one of Eminem's songs in a television advertisement without permission.




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  1. chrogers

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    url for video

    and the link for that video would be???

  1. addisonx

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    working on the concept?

    I got the feeling that when Steve Jobs mentioned 2 years, he was refering to the chance to work with Eminem--not the concept. He said they have been working on it for two years and now "they are finally able to do it." Technically, apple could have done it two years ago. But, finally they got Eminem on board. That's how I took it.

  1. beverson

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    not the World Series

    The ad aired during the ALCS game yesterday, and I think during the NLCS too. The World Series hasn't started yet -- this is the final playoff round before the World Series.

  1. beverson

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    not the World Series

    The ad aired during the ALCS game yesterday, and I think during the NLCS too. The World Series hasn't started yet -- this is the final playoff round before the World Series.

  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Re: not the world series

    Well, I was able to get a sneak peak at this years world series, and Apple does air the commercial. Right in the middle of the sixth inning.

  1. jtylko

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    link

    http://www.differentdistrict.com/movies/

  1. jtylko

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    link2

    Different District Movies

  1. loudpedal

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    The links are still good

    It's posted on Apple's website again. If you follow the link from macnn to ipodnn, the link goes right to the video.

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