[Sfbay-video] [colette at hellocoolworld.com: Support Needed For The Corporation's DVD House Party Campaign]
mark at indymedia.org
Mon Apr 18 16:46:28 PDT 2005
someone called from the international film festival asking if
indymedia wanted to pay $7,500 to put programming on the giant
screen at union square. apparently this is a $25,000 discount
from what they are charging their corporate advertisers. also
today this person called from "the corporation"..
----- Forwarded message from Colette Gunson <colette at hellocoolworld.com> -----
From: Colette Gunson <colette at hellocoolworld.com>
To: <mark at indymedia.org>
Cc: <occupant at riseup.net>
Subject: Support Needed For The Corporation's DVD House Party Campaign
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 15:57:22 -0700
Thanks for agreeing to help get the word out to Indymedia members. Please
find our email announcement attached. I have also included some details
about the DVD house parties & ways that organizations can get involved for
your perusal. Please let me know if you require any further information.
Thanks for your support,
Grassroots Publicity Manager
Good Company Communications Inc.
Online/Offline Grassroots Organizing
for THE CORPORATION & THE TAKE
colette at hellocoolworld.com
--The Corporation DVD House Parties & Ways Organizations Can Get Involved:
We are inviting individuals & organizations from all across North America to
host & attend Corporation DVD House Parties & to discuss solutions to the
problems of corporate misrule.
Check out our House Party Video to find out more:
We also have several ways for organizations to get their hands on the DVD
for less. If you haven't heard of The Corporation, please check out the
links at the bottom of this email.
1. WHAT IS A DVD HOUSE PARTY?
2. THE CORPORATION RETHINK DEBATE
3. HOW TO HOST A DVD HOUSE PARTY
4. DVD BULK RATES FOR ORGANIZATIONS
5. EARN COMMISSIONS ON DVD SALES REFERRALS
6. WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN
WHAT IS A DVD HOUSE PARTY?
A DVD House Party is an event that takes place in someone¹s home (or similar
space) where friends & neighbours can watch the Corporation DVD & discuss
the issues. Party hosts will be able to purchase DVDs at a special wholesale
rate (under $20) and are encouraged to send their guests home with a copy of
*in order to receive this special rate, you must register your party on or
before April 30th.
THE CORPORATION RETHINK DEBATE
Saturday May 7th is the official DEBATE THE CORPORATION DAY. At 10PM EST/
7PM PST visit http://www.TheCorporation.com/DEBATE to view an online debate
on whether we should REWRITE, REGULATE or REFORM the corporation. A special
guest will be representing each of these 3R's & the debate will be moderated
by co-director, Mark Achbar, appearing in his corporation logo-man attire.
Party-goers will be invited to chat & cast their vote on which R they
Although you can schedule your event on the date of your choice we encourage
you to organize your house party on May 7th so you & your guests can take
part in this debate together.
HOW TO HOST A DVD HOUSE PARTY
Hosting a DVD House Party is easy & fun! You will need to register your
event, purchase a DVD House Party Kit & invite your friends. Parties can be
small (invite 4 or 5 friends over to watch the film in your livingroom) or
you can choose to throw a huge corporate bash.
Please visit http://www.HelloCoolWorld.com to find out more.
Our new website (http://www.hellocoolworld.com) is THE organizing tool for
the DVD House Parties and will enable you to:
1.Search for house parties by city
2.Register to attend a house party
3.Contact party hosts
4.Plan a house party of your own
5.Send out customized email invitations to your friends*
6.Send emails to guests that have signed up for your event*
*services available only to party hosts
Please encourage your friends & fellow activists to host DVD House Parties.
House Party's can easily be focused on the issues most important to your
organization & are a great & fun way to gain community support for your
DVD BULK RATES FOR ORGANIZATIONS
We have negotiated special rates with our distributors to be able to offer
your organization bulk rates on the Special Edition 2-disc DVD. For more
info & to place your order please contact: David Griffith,
david at hellocoolworld.com with subject line: BULK RATES
EARN COMMISSIONS ON DVD SALES REFERRALS
If you have a website or a mailing list you are invited to participate in
our affiliate program . You will be awarded a percentage of sales when you
direct people to our store to purchase the DVD. Please contact
david at hellocoolworld.com to find out more. Subject line: AFFILIATE PROGRAM
WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CORPORATION DVD HOUSE PARTY CAMPAIGN
1. Host or attend a DVD House Party!
2. Send an announcement to your members & lists letting them know about the
DVD house party campaign.
3. Encourage your members to purchase the DVD from
http://www.TheCorporation.com By purchasing the DVD from our site, you will
help sustain our grassroots organizing efforts.
4. Post an announcement about the DVD House Parties on your website.
ABOUT THE FILM
If you haven't heard of this film yet please check out the trailer &
synopsis links below:
FILM TRAILER: http://thecorporation.com/index.php?page_id=46
STILL NEED MORE CONVINCING?
To find out what the press has to say, please visit:
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