Nokia Pushes N8 with Movie Competition

Nokia is celebrating the launch of the N8 handset with a short feature, The Commuter, which will star Pamela Anderson and Ed Westwick, and which will be shot entirely on the new device. Nokia is also looking for people to appear in scenes alongside the Hollywood stars.

Nokia is looking for two people, one to “be in a bedroom” with Pamela Anderson or “up close and personal in an elevator” with Ed Westwick. If you fancy your chances of winning either role, you need to head for or The winners of the cameo roles will also get the chance to see themselves in Hollywood quality at a star-studded London premiere of the new film in October.

“I’m really excited about the film and can’t wait to get on set,” says Anderson. “I don’t want to give too much away, but my scenes are shot in a bedroom and I’m looking forward to going back to my Finnish roots and sharing my bed with a Nokia N8.”

The N8 is due to launch later this month. It boasts a 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash and a sensor rivalling those found in compact digital cameras.Additionally the Nokia N8 enables users to record HD-quality videos and edit them with a built-in editing suite.

“We wanted to create something very special for the launch of the Nokia N8 that showcases the Hollywood quality of its camera,” says John Nichols, head of marketing at Nokia UK. “The boldness of the campaign reflects the boldness of the device itself. This is all about accessible, fun technology for people to use and enjoy.”