Nissan: Nissan announces partnership with Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Posted on 26. Jan, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan is unapproachable to announce attribute with Disney on this film formed on classical 1962 novel of a same name
  • All-new Nissan LEAF to make a film cameo
  • Nissan collaborating with film’s director, Ava DuVernay, to foster up-and-coming filmmakers and to applaud African-American achievement
  • One propitious personality to accept $100,000 and an all-new Nissan LEAF

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan North America currently announced a partnership with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures for a stirring film “A Wrinkle in Time” formed on a classical 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle. The film’s star-studded expel includes Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Storm Reid, and hits theaters on Mar 9.

“This epic adventure, that takes audiences opposite measure of time and space, depicts a universe where intergalactic transport is possible,” pronounced Jeremy Tucker, clamp president, Marketing Communications Media, Nissan North America. “It’s wise that a all-new Nissan LEAF, versed with Nissan’s latest modernized technologies, creates an coming in a film. Nissan is unapproachable to support “A Wrinkle in Time” as good as a expel and executive who are operative to suppose tomorrow, today.”

2018 Nissan LEAF to seem in “A Wrinkle in Time”

Science and breakthrough technologies play an critical purpose in “A Wrinkle in Time.” Nissan is a universe personality in electric automobile sales, offered some-more than 300,000 LEAFs given a introduction in 2010. As a halo automobile for Nissan Intelligent Mobility, a all-new Nissan LEAF was a healthy to be in a film.

The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF serve strengthens Nissan’s position as a tellurian personality in zero-emission electric vehicles (EV). The best-selling electric automobile of all time has been totally reinvented for a second generation, mixing larger operation with a energetic new design. The new Nissan LEAF also comes with Nissan’s latest modernized technologies, including e-Pedal and ProPILOT Assist, to emanate a ultimate EV package.

“A Wrinkle in Time” desirous 2018 LEAF ad campaign

The universe personality in electric vehicles, Nissan is debuting a new “A Wrinkle in Time”-inspired ad debate for a all-new Nissan LEAF in tandem with a film’s premiere. The ads underline Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies and are using nationally commencement in early February.


“Searching for a Next Visionary Filmmaker” competition sponsored by Nissan

Nissan is also operative with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and a film’s director, Ava DuVernay, to foster a “Searching for a Next Visionary Filmmaker” contest. The competition seeks to enthuse innovative directors – generally womanlike filmmakers – to step adult and share their voice. To enter, determined directors ages 18 and adult contingency contention a two-minute video showcasing their tour as a filmmaker. Submissions will be judged on their singular storytelling voice, their creativity and originality, and their depiction of one of a many absolute lines of discourse in a film, “Be a Warrior.”*

One propitious personality will accept $100,000 from Nissan to emanate their possess film, and a outing to Hollywood to attend a universe premiere of “A Wrinkle in Time” and accommodate with DuVernay. Additionally, a personality will accept an all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF.  Visit  to contention your video and to entrance central competition rules.* Contest ends Feb 2.

“Nissan is committed to storytelling that creates a disproportion and this event to assistance a filmmakers of tomorrow aligns with this commitment,” Tucker noted.

Nissan “Forward Faster Class” celebrating Black History Month

Ava DuVernay is a initial lady of tone to approach a live-action film with a prolongation bill over $100 million. To applaud other idealist African-Americans, Nissan and DuVernay are rolling out a “Forward Faster Class.” This array of digital video vignettes will underline a insights of forward-thinking African-American influencers pity their tips for other self-starters looking to fire a trail to success. These vignettes will entrance in mid-February during Black History Month on

“For Nissan, Black History Month represents a event to applaud African story and story makers while gripping an eye on what’s nonetheless to come,” says Lanae Jackson, Nissan’s Multicultural Marketing Manager. “The ‘Forward Faster Class’ does usually that.”

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to authorised residents of a 50 US/DC, 18 years comparison only. Void in U.S. territories/possessions where prohibited. Ends 2/2/18 during 6:00:00 PM PT. For Official Rules and finish details, including esteem description, revisit Limit one entrance per person. Sponsor: ABC, Inc. d/b/a Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521. Sponsor pot a right to surrogate any apportionment of a esteem in a solitary discretion.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. Nissan LEAF is a best-selling EV in history.

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About a Film
From idealist executive Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic tour formed on Madeleine L’Engle’s undying classical that takes audiences opposite measure of time and space, examining a inlet of dark contra light and, ultimately, a delight of love. Through one girl’s transformative tour led by 3 astronomical guides, we learn that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality and that a best approach to delight over fear is to transport by one’s possess light. Directed by Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Jennifer Lee formed on a dear novel by Madeleine L’Engle, “A Wrinkle in Time” stars Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which, Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Mrs. Murry, Michael Peña as Red, Storm Reid as Meg Murry, Levi Miller as Calvin, and Deric McCabe as Charles Wallace, with Zach Galifianakis as a Happy Medium and Chris Pine as Mr. Murry. “A Wrinkle in Time” opens national on Mar 9, 2018.

About Walt Disney Studios
For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been a substructure on that The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, a Studio brings peculiarity movies, song and theatre plays to consumers via a world. Feature films are expelled underneath a following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses a Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as good as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!


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Wendy Orthman
Senior Manager, Product Communications, Truck, LCV, Outdoor and Marketing

Darla Turner
Manager, Nissan Corporate Communications

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