Who did HBO sign for a game-winning Hail Mary radio commercial to promote its line-up of shows back in 2000? Its this Hall of Famer from Paul Turner Productions, where legendary programs like the Sopranos, Sex and The City and Arliss were “audibled” at the line of scrimmage by field general (and General Manager) Corey Dissin for this football-themed spot. Talent#1 Lance H ran his voice “between the tackles” to tell the exciting story.
Archives for July 2012
Our next Propulsion Media Labs former intern spotlight is on Jake Tompkins. Jake interned with us in Spring 2009.
This not-so-typical auto dealer spot was produced in the spring of 2006 for Victorville Motors in Southern California, in which a certain green and muscular “avenging” superhero was kind enough to make a cameo. (Actually, we just told Propulsion GM Corey Dissin that we forgot his lunch order and then we threw him in the booth to play the part of the quick-tempered Bruce).
Our next Propulsion Media Labs former intern spotlight is on Lauren Phillips. Lauren interned with us from June 2008 to August 2008.
With the NBA draft last month and pending blockbuster free-agent deals, we thought it was appropriate for our first Propulsion HOF inductee to pay homage to former #1 NBA draft pick Allen Iverson in this radio spot created back in 1996 shortly after he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Featuring Paul Turner as the announcer along with clips from Sixers play-by-play commentators Marc Zumoff and Tom McGinnis. This spot was produced pre-Pro Tools with the clunky and crash-prone Roland DM-80 digital workstation and was assembled just a few weeks after we (then called Paul Turner Productions) opened our doors of the Malvern facility after moving from Bala Cynwyd.
Our next Propulsion Media Labs former intern spotlight is on Jonathan Boulton. Jonathan interned from July-September 2005.
Before Facebook. . . Before Twitter. . . Before the internet was the internet as we now know it. . . Propulsion Media Labs was producing radio spots. And good ones, at that. We wish we could have shared them with as many of you back then as we can now, but that would have involved a room full of FedEx supplies and a few thousand cassette tapes. And back then you would have had to fax us your “Like”.
Now that media is a little more “social”, we’re digging in our archives and dusting off some of Propulsion’s golden oldies for induction into the Propulsion Hall of Fame. Over the next several weeks, we will be introducing you to some of the most note-worthy radio spots we’ve ever produced. You’ll hear spots for very well known brands, spots that feature A-list celebrities, and spots that we just think are pretty freakin cool. Heck, we’ll even dip into some stuff from the Paul Turner Productions era.