Apple shot its Oscars ad featuring Martin Scorsese with the iPad Air 2

“Apple just debuted its Oscars ad and unsurprisingly, it’s centered around making movies,” Bryan Bishop reports for The Verge. “The commercial features several groups of high school students as they shoot different projects using the iPad as their camera, overlaid by an inspirational voiceover from Martin Scorsese, who extolls the virtues of hard work and experimentation as the keys to creative success. And while the piece has the kind of delicate score and evocative images that one would expect from an Apple ad, the spot was actually shot on the iPad Air 2 itself.”

“Apple has a long history of using the Oscars to highlight its products,” Bishop reports. “The first iPhone ad, simply titled “Hello,” aired in 2007 months before the original device actually went on sale, and the first iPad ad debuted during the Academy Awards three years later.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]


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