Google’s Oscars Ad Shows How It Can Help You Find Your Favorite Movie Locations

'Find Your Scene' with Google Maps

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The "Joker stairs" in the Bronx have lured a legion of fans since the movie debuted in 2019. Google
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For this year’s Oscars broadcast, Google created an ad that features one of its relatively little-known mapping features: the ability to pinpoint where famous movie locations can be found in the real world.

@griner David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."