Squarespace: Who is johnmalkovich.com?

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We teamed up with John Malkovich and Squarespace to take on Super Bowl Sunday’s most competitive game: the commercials. In the spot, the Being John Malkovich actor and the website platform gave viewers a funny and relatable glimpse of John Malkovich’s fight for a custom domain for his debut clothing line’s website. “How is it that JohnMalkovich.com is taken?” asks a shocked Malkovich. It appears the other man of the same name is a fishing guru who has dedicated the URL to the ultimate fishing site. The spot went on to win the 2017 Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial.

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Year
2017

Directed by
Miles Jay

Client
Squarespace

Agency
John X Hannes

Executive Creative Directors
Hannes Ciatti
John McKelvey

Senior Art Director
Conor Hagan

Senior Copywriter
Matt McCarron

Agency Executive Producer
Kristine Ling

Director of Photography
Chayse Irvin

Executive Producers
Allison Kunzman
Patrick Milling Smith
Brian Carmody

Starring
John Malkovich

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