Thursday, September 17, 2009

New Work From Our Friends at Outsider.

Who wouldn't want a walk-in-fridge? Months worth of beer and more beer at your finger tips? Director Bart Timmer of Outsider brought this fantasy to life (well, not quite) in the following brilliant Heineken spot.

Have a look at the humorous 2009 Cannes silver winner for Heineken...

Monday, September 14, 2009

Put a Pie On It

Birthdays are exceptionally momentous occasions here at the GARTNER offices. We are pleased to present the first in a series of some of our past celebrations of life, starting with our Captain, Don Block:

I think you've got a spot on your shirt there, Mr. Block.

Marcel Langenegger & Beatles "Come Together" in New Spot for Rock Band

MTV Games and Apple Corp call upon GARTNER director Marcel Langenegger to recreate the iconic Abbey Road album cover in the launch spot for the Beatles Edition of Rock Band:

Working alongside state-of-the-art technology and never before seen archive footage, Langenegger had the following to say of his special opportunity,

"What a beautiful and respectful way to bring The Beatles back to appear in a commercial. When I learned that we had the full support of Apple Corp to use rare and magical archival footage, it was completely humbling. They trusted us with something very special."

Thursday, September 10, 2009

When Coffee Turns on You.

Some days Caffeine just doesn't do the trick.....

Joey falls face first, in Donna's office.
did he really think she wouldn't notice?

Donna decides to "rest her eyes"
on the job. BUSTED!

Ted Melfi's Award-Winning Short Film, The Beneficiary

In his free time between parenting, celebrity strip-mall appearances and spot-on comedy ads, GARTNER director Theodore Melfi creates short films, features and TV series through his own Goldenlight Films. His latest project, The Beneficiary, has taken home numerous awards at film festivals across the country.

In the 15-minute drama, three lives are tragically altered when an ordinary event ignites a chain reaction of paranoia and murder. The film stars John Kapelos, Julie Ann Emery and Matt Shevin. Check out the trailer below:

The GARTNER Blog is Born!

In celebration of GARTNER's 23rd birthday, we have given birth to a beautiful baby BLOG! Tune in often for exciting company updates, director interviews, spontaneous video diaries, and LA hotspots hand-picked by our very own.

Before you boil-over with anticipation, why don't you take a moment to subscribe to our blog feed. You won't regret it.

As a matter of fact, the first 20 people to sign up will receive a authentic piece of GARTNER history, autographed by our very own Executive Producer, Rich Carter: