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The next print Issue to be published will be SHOOT's October/November Issue

SHOOT's October/November Issue will include Leading Directors profiles, Up-and-coming Directors and Cinematographers features, the 3rd quarterly VFX & Animation and Music & Sound sections/Top Ten Charts, and an interesting survey of equipment/software manufacturers who provide useful tech info. The issue provides an ideal environment for promoting all types of production/post-related companies. - Take advantage of our great marketing options to be part of this issue and you'll bring high level attention your way from potential clients at Ad Agencies, Brands, Movie Studios, TV/Cable/Online Networks and independent filmmakers during the important 4th quarter!

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October/November Issue Advertising Deadlines:
Space Reservations:  October 13
AD PDF Files Due: October 16
Final Late Ad Material Extension:  Monday, Oct. 19th,  midnight PT
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Here's a look at the major features planned for the issue...


Leading Directors
SHOOT interviews and profiles leading film, TV and Commercial Directors about recent work, challenges and what's coming next. Profiles include....

  • Lenny Abrahamson who directed "Room," which just won the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. (Past Audience Award winners include "12 Years a Slave" and "The King's Speech," which both went on to win Best Picture Oscars.)
  • Scott Cooper discusses “Black Mass,” the lauded feature starring Johnny Depp as James “Whitey” Bulger.  Cooper has also landed at a roost for commercials and branded content so we'll also learn more about that.
  • Cary Fukunaga shares insights into “Beasts of No Nation” and the innovative distribution arrangement of the Netflix film.
  • Brendan Gibbons of Station Film, known for his comedy commercials, brings a new dimension to humor with the 360 VR experimental short "Red Velvet."
  • Lauren Greenfield of Chelsea Pictures reflects on the latest honor for P&G/Always’ “#LikeAGirl”: the Primetime Commercial Emmy Award.
  • Todd Haynes, who directed "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Haynes earned a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination in 2003 for "Far From Heaven" which he also directed. He is also a multiple Emmy Award nominee for the "Mildred Pierce" miniseries.
  • Ridley Scott will discus the challenges of and his collaborators on "The Martian" starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels & Kristen Wiig.  Scott also touches upon his commercialmaking career which led to his collaborative relationship with production designer Arthur Max who has since done 11 Scott-directed features, including "The Martian."
Pre-Road to Oscar
As we prepare to kick off our annual Road to Oscar Series, SHOOT takes a look at several artisans involved in films already generating early awards buzz.  Included are...
  • Cinematographer Salvatore Totino discusses the daunting challenges he faced in lensing “Everest.”
  • Cinematographer Christian Berger shed light on his shooting of director Angelina Jolie’s “By the Sea”
  • James Vanderbilt discusses “Truth,” a movie that marks his directorial debut. The drama--for which Vanderbilt also wrote the screenplay--details the “60 Minutes” report in 2004 investigating then President George W. Bush’s military service and the ensuing firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers at CBS. Based on Mapes’ book “Truth and Duty,” the movie stars Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford.
  • Additional names to be announced.


Cinematographers & Cameras
SHOOT interviews leading Cinematographers about their recent projects and the backstory on the directors involved and the cameras they used and why. Included wil be.....

  • Maryse Alberti discusses the lensing of her latest three features: “Freeheld” directed by Peter Sollett,” “Creed” helmed by Ryan Coogler, and “The Visit” directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
  • Eduard Grau reflects on his collaborative relationship with director Sarah Gavron on “Suffragette”
  • Checco Varese, ASC, who will discuss his lensing of "The 33," the narrative feature that follows the real-life survival story that captivated the world's attention in 2010: the catastrophic collapse of the Copiapo gold and copper mine, and the miraculous rescue of all 33 miners after 69 days trapped a half mile below the surface of the earth.


Up-And-Coming Directors
SHOOT's tradition of seeking out new talent continues as we bring a new crop of emerging directors to readers' attention.  While we don't release the names before the issue is published, here's some info on who's included...

  • A sibling directorial duo, known for both feature and short-form documentary work, is making a successful foray into the ad arena, which includes having landed their first formal commercial production company roost.
  • A Cannes Lion-winning filmmaker, who’s made a major mark in India, extends his reach to the American ad market, signing with a stateside production house.
  • A directing team, well established in Europe where they are known for handling both the live action and still photography on assorted projects, has gained their first U.S. representation
  • A duo who met as interns at a commercial production company and blossomed into a directorial duo, making a major initial mark at the Tribeca Film Festival and recently joining a production company to diversify into spots and branded content.
  • A noted VFX supervisor turned creative director is now an emerging directorial talent.


Music & Sound + Top Ten Tracks Chart
A rundown of news and developments in the music and sound space, as well as the 3rd quarterly Top Ten Tracks Chart of the year -- and the strategic and creative considerations behind our #1 entry.


Visual Effects & Animation + Top Ten VFX & Animation Chart
A look at the latest developments in the VFX/animation marketplace and our 3rd quarterly Top Ten VFX & Animation Chart of 2015 -- with backstory on the #1 Chart entry.

Production & Post Equipment, Software, and Technology Editorial Survey
SHOOT surveys executives from leading production/post equipment manufacturers, manufacturers of workflow/collaboration/storage software & tools, and visual effects software cos will share information on their new products, shifts in markets served, recent client success stories, etc. We'll be including a great cross-section of companies; a few are AJA Video Systems, Blackmagic Design, Levels Beyond, FilmLight Ltd and SGL.

Hot Locations
Film commission, lensing and incentive developments impacting feature, TV, commercial, music video, short film and interactive production.

Chat Room Interview: writer/director Oren Moverman
Moverman discusses "Time Out Of Mind," which stars Richard Gere as a homeless man in NYC. Moverman made his feature directorial debut with "The Messenger" for which he earned a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination (with Alessandro Camon).

Additional SHOOT Columns:
Spot.com.mentary, POV, Short Takes, On the Wire, Flash Back, Street Talk, Rep Report

Advertising Deadlines

  •  Space Reservations:  October 13
  • AD Material Deadline:  AD PDF Files due by Friday, October 16
  • Final Late Material Extension:  Monday, October 19, midnight PST

Event Bonus Distribution:
Emerging Cinematographer Awards, NYC, Oct. 25
SMPTE, Hollywood, Oct. 25-26
Visual Connections Exp, Oct. 28, NYC
Hollywood Post Alliance HPA Awards, Nov. 12, Los Angeles

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