Microsoft is sponsoring a movie contest, asking consumers to pick up from where the short they created left off. It is intended to promote the higher-end version of Vista — Windows
Vista Ultimate — among videophiles, early adopters of technology and
Your Chance to Finish a Movie Microsoft Started – New York Times
CALLING all would-be Judd Apatows, Martin Scorseses and Coen brothers. Your cinematic ambitions may be supported by an unlikely patron, based not in Hollywood but more than a thousand miles to the north in Redmond, Wash.