LG Scarlet – The Saga Continues


I’ve always wanted to do three things before I kicked the bucket – write a book, travel the world and direct a movie. I haven’t got the chance to do the first two but the last one is finally within my reach. I don’t even have to purchase a high quality video recorder, rent an expensive studio or deal with actors overdosing and dying on me before the voice overlay is done. πŸ˜‰

Wardrobe malfunctions are minimized and temper tantrums avoided. It’s pure fun!

LG Scarlet is running an online contest where you get to direct your own video. The action sequences and adrenaline pumping music in the LG Scarlet video is amazing to work with. You can customize it by adding snap scenes and your own captions and it’s very user friendly.

The contest will be run for four (4) consecutive weeks and there will be a weekly prize for the Director that accumulates the most votes. There will also be a grand prize at the end of the contest.

If you’re not interested in being a Director, there is also a concurrent contest for being a Fan. The Fan wins by having the highest number of successful virals. A viral is defined as a vote garnered (gained in plain English – I just use garner coz the LG Scarlet movie reminds me of Alias) from that particular Fan’s video promo link.

I have tried to decipher that statement and it just means that you basically promote the video you like either via your blog or email and you get an extra vote for every registered user that votes for that particular video link. The more registered users you get, the higher your chances of winning.

There will be a weekly and grand prize for both Fans and Directors. The weekly prize is a Hi-Fi Micro FB163 for every week of the four week campaign and the grand prize is a 37″ LG Scarlet LCD TV!


Now, you can finally be the director of a video without learning to use video editing software with more buttons and menu items than you can shake a stick at.

I’m registered under sixthseal.com as a Director and you can vote for my video at the LG Scarlet site. I’m planning a vote buying campaign where I pay RM 1 for every person that votes for me. Terms and conditions apply.

Terms and Conditions:
RM 1 will be sent via snail mail for every valid registered user who votes for me.
This vote buying campaign is only open to Malaysian residents.
Please send a SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope) with an RM 1 note in it for processing fees. πŸ˜‰

All kidding aside, head on to the LG Scarlet website to register as either a Director or a Fan and participate in the contest. This is one of the most interesting Internet viral marketing strategies I’ve seen – my hats off to the people at LG.

Calling all armchair/office chair directors! Here’s your chance to Shine (reference intended). πŸ˜‰

Watch my video here.

Make your own video today or be a fan and get a chance to win the LG Scarlet 37″ LCD TV now!

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15 thoughts on “LG Scarlet – The Saga Continues”

  1. OMG! Is that one of those trick ‘water pistols disguised as a camera’ your holding? Then say to the poor girl.. ‘haha got you!” who is then drenched.
    Cool Video anyway… πŸ™‚

  2. Where’s the red thong? Where’re the red fluffy handcuffs? Don’t forget the red sexy kitten outfit…
    I can’t wait for movie you’re making πŸ˜€

  3. Nice! Very interesting!…But the images and the music, no need to pay royalty kah?….I thought you asked the girl in scarlet in the 1st photo to act in your video! That one free one, no need to pay royalty!!! Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
    P.S.: Why didn’t she hold the lift??? LOL!!!

  4. Hey HB! I am back in MN now….too bad I didn’t get a chance to meet up – what with you being so busy and all LOL! The LG Scarlet is pretty sweet…… wanted my parents to get one but they don’t watch enough of the Idiot Box to warrant one

  5. Clare: Eh, technically not lah. The guy who took the photo of us was the one that owns the copyright. πŸ˜‰
    goolooloo: No lar. It’s nothing like that. I told her to wear red and I wore red too coz it’s LG SCARLET (which is a shade of red). It’s pre-scripted scene. πŸ™‚
    Pornkid: Deal. You find the female cast. πŸ˜‰
    alexallied: It wasn’t. πŸ™‚
    I do storyboards for all my advertorials, so it was decided on way before the actual photo shoot. I did a TMO (The Making Of) once, will do one for every advertorial I do, a behind the scenes thing.
    Jeff: Nope, that is an actual digicam. It’s the one I dropped into a waterfall (Sony T-70) and thus is not working anymore. It’s still good for as a prop though and I factored that into the script when I did this advertorial. Cheers and thanks for reading! πŸ™‚
    ryn-: I’m confused lah. Seriously, very luan (Hokkien for confused). What’s all this about Scarlet? I blur.
    al’sera: Can, for sure. You’re in charge of finding the female cast. πŸ˜‰
    suituapui: It’s a contest by LG. Join it, the LCD would look good in your bedroom. πŸ˜‰
    She didn’t hold the lift coz she farted. The first video was messed up, the second is the proper one. πŸ™‚
    Skwermy: Yeah, I just missed you by one day. I will email you about what I meant, not suitable for posting on the blog. πŸ™‚
    It’s too bad we couldn’t meet up this time. Take care!

  6. joey: Nope, Clare has a bf already. She’s just a good friend of mine.
    DawnOne415: Thanks for the support, buddy! Heh! Cheers! πŸ™‚

  7. Hijackqueen: Thanks! πŸ™‚
    You’re just about the only one who saw the T&C joke and commented about it. I was expecting more people to see through it. Heh!


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