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  • Outline
      • Strategic Assessment
      • Campaign Tactics
      • Bringing it all together
  • Project Launch
      • Brand or Product
      • Competitive Landscape
      • Target Audience
    Strategic Assessment
  • Product: Casablanca Casablanca Found! Casablanca The Movie! The story about the movie The story in the movie Goal: Drive ticket sales
    • Various Themes
      • Romance
      • Mystery
      • War
    Casablanca: The Movie A story about love, and the sacrifices people make for it.
  • I stick my neck out for nobody Lazlo, you take the tickets, and the woman I love. I'll stay here and face the enemy.
    • Many interested in this film regardless of the storyline.
    • A 3 time Academy Award winner the day it opens.
    Casablanca: Found! News = Conversation
  • Conversation Analysis
      • Identify
      • Evaluate
      • Join
  • Identify The Conversation
      • Research and identify core conversations
      • Where are they?
      • Who’s driving them?
  • Evaluate The Conversation
    • What's being said
    • Film's history
    • Restoration process
    • Fashion in the film
    • Disappearance a conspiracy?
    • Level of influence & impact
    • Reach over 2 Million
    • Overall sentiment
    • Positive
    • Negative
    • Mixed
  • Join The Conversation
    • Connect with influential communities based on
    • individual drivers Key Influentials:
    • Critics
    • Classic Film Lovers
    • Benefits
    • Increased search engine rankings
    • Generate early buzz
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Romantic comedy Light option for Valentine's Day Girls night in "Chick flick" on TNT Tivo it Iraq War film/Guy's movie Not a Date movie
    Casablanca is a romantic option for women; while still having entertainment for men --- a shared experience for Valentines day.
  • Primary Target Segments & Interests
    •                     Influentials Classic Film Lovers                                         College Students Critics
    • Broad Target Couples 25-54 Gays 25-54                         Singles 25-54      
    Rational Drivers Emotional Drivers Shared Activity Shared Experience Meet Someone Love & Connection Knowledge In the know Knowledge Discovery
  • Strategic Positions Love & Connection Discovery A romance movie with guts News based on found prints
  • Tactical Overview
  • Timeline of Activities 8 different tactics covering all target audiences
  • News based on found prints Discovery
  • Document The Story As It Unfolds Electronic Press Kit included
    • Immediate social marketing effort Documentary feel Warner Bros. voice Content
      • Restoration
      • Production
      • Fashion
      • Conspiracy
      • Cast & Crew
  • Influential Outreach
    • Provide interesting content ideas and assets for influentials
    • Outreach for industry, film restoration, historical, and conspiracy conversations
    • Extends throughout duration of movie run
    Estimated Reach: 2.1 Million +
  • A Romance Movie With Guts Love & Connection
  • Making Big Sacrifices For Love Love requires sacrifice. As true today as when Casablanca was made . Shared by 3 main characters in the movie
  • Contest: Who can write the best personal ad declaring what they'd do for love?
  • How it works
    • Entries posted to site
    • 'Vote' button for all entries
    • Top 10 vote getters are finalists
    • Winner selected by celebrity couple like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
    • Winner announced on opening night in theaters via ScreenVision
    • Prize: A free romantic vacation for 2
  • "Vote for me" widget
  • Campaign Benefits
    • Direct tie to storyline of movie
    • Database building with each entry
    • Broad reach and appeal
    • Celebrity-selected winner
  • Paid and Social Media
    • Maximize budget with combination of paid and social outreach. Broad reach geo-targeted campaign to reach Couples, Singles, Gays, and Movie Enthusiasts. 
      • Male/Female Sites
      • Portals
      • Movies/Entertainment
      • Travel
      • Social Networks
      • Contest Sites
    • Estimated Reach: 9.5 Million
  • Movie Website
  • Website
  • Content
      • Trailers
      • Plot Synopsis
      • Cast and Crew Photos
      • Date Planner
      • Blog
      • Links to Pages on Contests
      • Facebook Photos
      • Singles Night
      • Photobooth Gallery
      • Influential interviews from the night of the screening
      • EPK
    Site will be optimized for all key search terms.
  • Valentine's Day Promotion
    • Leverage romance link to drive advance ticket sales
  • Valentine's Day 'Hint' Tool The perfect Valentine’s Day starts with an Email nudge.
  • Google Maps Mashup V-Day Planner
    • Convenient one-stop-shop for
    • Theaters and showtimes
    • Nearby bars
    • Romantic restaurants
    • Flower shops
  • Campaign Flow The Romance Generator. It takes a woman's idea, and transforms it into a man's idea.
  • Paid and Social Media
    • Leverage media negotiated for "What would you do..." buy and rotate in additional messaging. Add planning and relationship sites/blogs.
      • Relationship
      • Women
      • Social Networks
      • Movies/Entertainment
      • Invite sites
      • Gift Sites
    • Estimated Reach: 22 Million
  • Matchmaker Promotion
      • Promotion on and eHarmony
      • Members can see who's going in their area, and join
      • Sponsorship with gin distributor
      • Mobile coupon for free drink
    Help Singles Connect On Valentine's Day
  • Partnership with Dating Sites
      • Select theater hosts evening
      • Gin drink sponsorship: Hosted bar aggregates members
      • Mobile reminder of event
      • Free drinks, No plans, Why not
    • Estimated Reach: 1.5 Million
  • Social Networks Profile Photo Contest
    • Change this ...
    ... to this. Changing profile image to Casablanca enters you into a drawing for 2 free tickets to the premiere.
  • Leverage Movie Groups
      • Casablanca fan page - Contest details
      • Additional film info
      • Movie character images for profile photo use
  • Reappearing Images
    • Casablanca characters popping up across social networks
    When someone asks, the participant is in the know.
  • Paid and Social Media
    • Social networks featuring prominent profile images
    Estimated Reach: 9 million+
  • The Premiere
  • Red Carpet Interviews
    • Premiere happens in advance of the opening
    • A-List attendance Ask, "What would you do for love?"
      • Compilation of their responses posted to video sites
    Estimated Reach: 1 Million
  • Opening And Beyond
  • Build and Continuation
  • Casablanca Movie Poster Photo Booth
  • Casablanca Movie Poster Photo Booth
    • Put yourself in a Casablanca movie poster
    • Photo Booth at select theaters
    • Places your face into Casablanca movie poster
  • Drives To Social Networks
      • Users get URL instead of prints
      • Photos posted to Flickr and Facebook for retrieval
      • Social environment promotes circulation: Easy place to download, tag and share.
      • Generates awareness post opening weekend
  • Movie Dialogue Ringtones
  • Mobile Is Viral Hot Button
      • Easy to share and forward
      • Tight connection to user; always with them, frequently played
      • How many people hear a given ringtone in 1 week?
  • Movie Dialogue Ringtones
    • Distribute to early-adopting fans to spread the word audibly via mobile
  • Ringtone Distribution
    • Target Audience
      • Movie Forums
      • Social Network Movie Groups
      • Movie Sites
      • "Ringtone" Search
    • Estimated Reach: 500K
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Campaign Overview
  • Media Overview
  • Budget Summary
    • TOTAL REACH 26.1 Million
  • Contingency Plan
  • Contingency Plan
    • Extend “What would you do for love?”
    • Spin into social cause marketing (kids, families, seniors)
    • Broadcast show tie in, celebrity tie-in, women's communities
    • Leverage hype around people wanting to make a difference and contribute
    • Sharing the love - whatever your interest is - green, cancer, the environment, kids, your own family
    • Documentary
    • Track the remarkable story around the lost and found film on video
    • Music tie in
    • Top Warner artist covers “As Time Goes By”
    • Duet featuring top R&B performer and Sam’s original track
    • Kids
    • Extend interest to kids and release special edition DVD with Bogart cartoons
  • "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful campaign."
  • The Beginning Doug Schumacher                                                             Jennifer Sparks Founder/Creative Director                                                Director VP/Strategic Planning                                         310-928-3150                                                                    310-928-3154 Basement, Inc. 1610 Broadway Santa Monica, CA 90404