PUMA, the brand well-known for combining social activity and filmmaking, is presenting films, created for the World Peace Festival 2011 in Berlin (August 20-27). The seven videos shot by international filmmakers, both celebrated and emerging, are revolving around the same idea—‘peace starts with me’ and were created under the PUMA.Peace program, launched by the brand to promote nonviolent attitudes across the globe.

The Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project welcomes the world’s No.1 female artist, Madonna, who joins the brand’s one-of-a-kind program of swapping partying experiences around the globe. In its second year, the international initiative, launched by one of the best vodka brands in the world in 2010, is encouraging people to share their nightlife traditions through Facebook and swap the unique parties on November 12. The pop diva, who has turned 53 this week, has joined the ambitious program to find the most brilliant dancer, who will be invited to join her upcoming series of concerts.

The Smirnoff vodka brand, one of the biggest fans of club culture in the alcohol industry, brings back The Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project, building on the tremendous success of the last year’s global initiative. Just like in 2010, the cult brand is encouraging its fans to share on what makes their nightlife original and vote for the best ideas, which to be implemented on November 12, the big night, in 50 countries all around the globe.

Siemens launched ‘Changing Your City for the Better,’ a video contest on Zooppa, the world’s leading source of user-generated advertising. Filmmakers from around the world are challenged to show how people use technology to overcome humanity’s challenges. Siemens offers 15 cash awards totaling $40,000, with the first place winner receiving $15,000.