Another Example of Brand As Producer

Format Perspective is a new documentary film about skating produced by Carhartt WIP, the rugged wear brand’s European line extension.

Here are three promotional spots for the film:

Why another film about skating? Because European riders, graffiti writers, and MCs adopted the brand in the 1990s. A film about the scene is an acknowledgment of that fact and note of gratitude from the brand. One that reaffirms the bond between brand and subculture.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.