Fender sponsor Martin Scorsese Rolling Stones film â€“ exclusive Telecaster up for grabs 03/04/08
Fender has teamed up with Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese, the Rolling Stones and Paramount Pictures for the release of the forthcoming feature concert film, Shine A Light, in theatres and IMAX this Friday, April 4, 2008.
The film, directed by Scorsese and shot in Oct. 2006, follows the Rolling Stones over a pair of concerts at the famed Beacon Theatre in New York City. The Stones deliver classic high-energy performances and share the stage with special guests Buddy Guy, Jack White and mass amounts of Fender gear. The film also showcases rarely seen archival footage of the Stones in a unique cinema experience.
Fenderâ€™s marketing campaign includes a â€œShine A Lightâ€� specialty Web site and national consumer sweepstakes featuring an exclusive Stones branded Telecaster guitar; a national dealer network â€œtest-driveâ€� with a Fender/Rolling Stones T-shirt and the latest edition of Fender Frontline In-Home featuring the Rolling Stones on the cover. More information including the trailer of the film: