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Topic: Wes Anderson

This Homage to Famous Modern Directors Was Made Entirely With Stock Footage

Shutterstock's ode to Fincher, Anderson, Tarantino and more

Shutterstock has scoured its library of footage and music to compile a truly impressive tribute video to some of today's most visually iconic directors. Tracking shots, wide shots, old-school technology? Yep,…

Return to Rushmore: Best Buy's Back-to-School Ad Channels a Wes Anderson Classic

Sadly, no Bill Murray

Wes Anderson's Rushmore was a clear inspiration for Best Buy's back-to-school spot, which, like the 1998 film, focuses on a student juggling an excess of extracurricular interests. Created by Crispin Porter…

Lego Artisans Rebuild The Grand Budapest Hotel, Completely to Scale

Intricate project helps promote film's DVD release

To help promote the DVD and Blu-ray release of Wes Anderson's delightful film The Grand Budapest Hotel, distributor 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment commissioned Lego sculptors (yes, this is a…

Syfy Is Making a Third Sharknado, and We've Already Written 5 Pitches for It

Sequel to The Second One

Syfy tells Adweek exclusively that it has green-lit a third movie in its increasingly silly Sharknado franchise before even airing the second one (official title: The Second One). The first flick…

Chinese Artist's Job Application to Wes Anderson Is Bizarrely Hypnotic

Grand Budapest Hotel trailers, made from remnants of the set

"Working for Wes Anderson," in some ways an obsessive homage to the award-winning director, also stands on its own as an impressive example of avant-garde artistry. Chinese media artist Youyou Yang…

Watch Wes Anderson's Lovely New Short Film for Prada

This time, Jason Schwartzman is a 1955 race car driver

Wes Anderson is a guy who loves his vintage fashion (remember the Louis Vuitton suitcases in The Darjeeling Limited?) and the affection appears to be mutual. Prada has partnered with…

Wait Until You Hear How Much Work Went Into SNL's Wes Anderson Parody

Literally was finished seconds before airing

If you thought SNL's spot-on Halloween parody of Wes Anderson was amazing, wait until you hear everything that went on behind the scenes. In an incredibly detailed deconstruction, SNL director of…

Trailer for Grand Budapest Hotel Captures What's Great and Grating About Wes Anderson

Why does racial hierarchy remain a theme?

Wes Anderson is one of the few filmmakers whose trailers are still met with great anticipation and debate, with today being a good example of why. The first official preview of…

Three's Company in Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's New Prada Short Film

Trio of Candy L'Eau teasers

From flatulence to fancy perfume, I've had a fragrant week at AdFreak. Prada has commissioned a short film by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola to tout its Candy L'Eau scent.…

10 Great TV Spots Directed by Wes Anderson

Classics for Stella Artois, Ikea, AmEx and more

2012 is shaping up to be a big year for Wes Anderson. His new movie, Moonrise Kingdom, will open the Cannes Film Festival next month. And in his spare time,…

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