This may not be one of Apple’s entertaining Get a Mac ads, but it’s definitely creative to say the least — featuring the voice of HAL-9000. What are your thoughts? Video after the jump.
In fact, the HAL 9000 spot is low-budget in comparison, about US$100,000 for the low-tech visuals and the “virtual” voice of HAL, which was done by a voice impersonator. A 60-second Super Bowl ad costs about $3,000,000. Apple said that the company elected not to use Douglas Rain, who read for the original voice of HAL in the 1969 Oscar-winning film