November 12, 2008
Hungry Man Directors’ Work Impacts Outcome of 2008 Presidential Election
Hungry Man, Inc. (www.hungryman.com) would like to thank the American public for getting off their couches and making their voices heard on November 4, 2008. We are so happy that frustrated Americans decided it was time for a change and that our directors' work contributed to getting people to the polls.
The overwhelmingly positive response to our viral spots undoubtedly created a buzz felt from coast to coast spawning those yet undecided constituents to get out and vote. This proves once again the power of entertainment and the effect the Internet and viral videos have on every generation, no matter which one you subscribe to.
The difference making virals, which will forever resonate, can be seen at www.hungrymantv.com/vote and include:
-- Wayne McClammy's "The Great Schlep" starring Sarah Silverman
-- Stephen Pearson's UnConvention "Pin" and "Park"
-- Bryan Buckley's MTV Choose or Lose "Phone" and "Airport"
About Hungry Man
Hungry Man was founded in 1997 by Bryan Buckley and Hank Perlman after the two collaborated on creating the "This Is SportsCenter" campaign, which earned a place in advertising history as one of TV Guide's Top 10 Commercial Campaigns of the 20th century. Since its inception, Hungry Man has consistently been one of the top commercial production companies worldwide, taking home the prestigious Palme D'Or at the Cannes International Advertising Festival in 2004 and winning back-to-back Emmy Awards for Outstanding Commercial in '07 and '08. Headquartered in New York and with offices in Los Angeles, London and Rio de Janeiro, Hungry Man is home to over 20 top-ranking directors worldwide.
About Hungry Man TV
Just over a year old, HMTV is an innovative web channel launched by Hungry Man Entertainment, a division of the award-winning commercial production company. The site has sold one of its web series, Undercover Cheerleaders, to a major cable network, won Creativity, Davey and W3 Awards for Best Entertainment and two of its series, Phistophicles and Mouthpieces, received Official Honoree Awards for Best Writing at the 2008 Webby Awards. The channel has become equally popular with fans, with Phistophicles "Book Two" gaining over 400,000 views on YouTube in one weekend alone.
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Melanie Friedson Hungry Man, Inc. 212-625-5600 Email Contact
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