Summer is the ideal time to get a leg up on the competition by promoting your company, roster, services, products, announcements & FYC messages. 

SHOOT print & online readership is as strong during the summer as it is the rest of the year - business goes on as usual so take advantage of SHOOT's ideally targeted audience and environment to place your marketing message directly in the hands of the decision-makers you need to reach.

Contact Roberta Griefer via email or 203/227-1699, ext 13 to request SHOOT's Summer 2014 print & banner rate discounts and SHOOT's Road to Emmy FYC Rates!

Print Advertiser Bonus:
PDF version of Ads, Connections Listings & Sponsored Content appears at NO extra charge with live link to your site in PDF version of issue that is posted on SHOOTonline for readers to view/download.
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Here's a look at what's coming up in SHOOT's July/August Issue...
(in readers hands 7/25):
Space Reservations: For availability please contact Roberta via email or 203/227-1699, ext 13
AD Material final deadline:  AD PDF Files due by Monday, July 21, midnight PT

Mid-year Production & Post Industry Report Card
A great annual tradition continues with SHOOT's Mid-year Report Card.  Industry leaders, including executives, creatives and artisans spanning commercial, branded content and entertainment production and post chime in providing feedback on the first half of the year industry advances, accomplishments and best work -- and-- dust off their crystal balls to share feelings and forecasts about the rest of 2014 and beyond. Always an interesting, entertaining and thought-provoking take on the present and what may lie ahead!
Here are the Ad Agency execs we'll hear from...

  • Angel Anderson, VP/Experience Director, CP+B
  • Joe Alexander, chief creative officer at The Martin Agency
  • Nathy Aviram, chief production officer, McCann New York
  • Brent Anderson, executive creative director, TBWA\Chiat\Day
  • Paul Caiozzo, Executive Creative Director, Goodby Silverstein & Partners New York
  • Joe Calabrese, executive VP, director of integrated production, Deutsch New York
  • Jim Elliott, Chief Creative Officer, Y & R New York
  • Diane Jackson, executive director of integrated production, DDB Chicago
  • Margaret Johnson, executive creative director/partner, Goodby Silverstein & Partners SF
  • Julian Katz, executive producer, BBDO New York
  • Kevin McAuliffe, managing director, Brand Arc
  • Tor Myhren, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey; President, Grey New York
  • Jay Russell, chief creative officer, GSDM
  • Paul Sutton, Director of Digital Production, JWT New York

The Road to Emmy, Part VII
The next installment of our 2014 12-part series exploring the field of Emmy nominees and eventually winners encompassing such disciplines as directing, cinematography, editing, animation and VFX. We will explore the biggest creative challenges posed by their nominated work, the nature of the collaborations behind those projects, and reflections on what the Academy recognition means to them personally and professionally.
The artisans to be featured include:

  • Colin Bucksey, nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for the "Buridan's Ass" episode of "Fargo."
  • Carl Franklin, nominee for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for "House of Cards"
  • Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, nominee for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special on the strength of the "Bitchcraft" episode of  "American Horror Story: Coven."
  • Shannon Mitchell, ACE, nominated for Best Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series on the strength of the "Tall Men With Feelings" episode of "Orange is the New Black"
  • Danny Moder, a nominee for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie on the strength of "The Normal Heart."
  • Bill Pope, ASC, an Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming nominee for the "Standing Up in the Milky Way" installment of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
  • William Turro, nominated for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series on the strength of an episode of "Orange is the New Black."
  • Tim Van Patten, who's nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series on the basis of the "Farewell Daddy Blues" episode of "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO).

Click Here for Road to Emmy Calendar
Place your Emmy FYC Advertising within this highly targeted environment  - ideal timing to promote your nominations.
If you missed the first installments of the series or the two special pre-Road to Emmy series, you can check them out here
1st Pre-Road to Emmy 2014 feature
2nd Pre-Road to Emmy 2014 feature
Road to Emmy 2014, Part 1
Road to Emmy2014, Part 2
Road to Emmy 2014, Part 3
Road to Emmy 2014, Part 4
Emmy nominations coverage
Road to Emmy 2014, Part 5
Road to Emmy 2014, Part 6

Commercial Emmy nominees
SHOOT touches base with some of the agency creatives and directors behind this year's field of nominated spots.  See SHOOT article on the commercial nominees here
If you were involved in a nominated spot, this is the ideal time to promote your company with congratulations on the nomination Ad to the agency!

Top Ten Visual Effects & Animation Chart
Our quarterly VFX & Animation Chart shines a light on some of the top visual effects & animation from the previous 3 months with a behind-the-scenes look at the Chart topping #1 piece of work.

Music & Sound + Top Ten Tracks Chart
Our next quarterly quarterly Music & Sound section, originally scheduled for June, will now appear in this special double Summer issue and will include the Top Ten Tracks Chart accompanied by a backstory on the number one entry. Plus our Music Notes column featuring the latest news and developments in the audio arena along with the next installment of "Earwitness".
We'll also hear about recent work from the following Agency Music Producers:
>Chris Clark, sr. music producer, Leo Burnett Chicago
>Eric Corte, music producer, Saatchi & Saatchi New York
>Peter Gannon, sr. VP, executive music producer, McCann New York
>Paul Greco, director of music & radio, JWT New York
>Josh Rabinowitz, executive VP/director of music, Grey Group, New York
Ideal timing to promote music production, sound design & audio post companies; music libraries and music publishers.

Hot Locations

A rundown on a dozen of the latest round of twenty-six projects spanning features and TV that qualified for California's film lensing credit incentive program and a brief look at the legislative proposal to expand the program.  Nearly 500 applied, underscoring the need for an expanded initiative.  Plus a look at the economic impact a single feature has made on the State of New York. And updates on filming incentives legislation in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Chat Room Interview: director Shawn Levy
who has two major studio films being released within a short time frame: "This Is Where I Leave You" (distributed by Warner Brothers and set for a September debut) and "Night At The Museum 3" (distributed by 20th Century Fox and scheduled to premiere in mid-December).

Additional SHOOT Columns:
Spot.com.mentary, POV, Short Takes, Top Spot, The Best Work you May Never See, On the Wire, Flash Back, Street Talk, Rep Report, Bulletin Board.

July/August Issue Advertising Deadlines
Space Reservations:  Contact us for availablity
Final Late AD PDF File Extension: Monday, July 21, midnight PT
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Rates & Space Reservations: Please contact
Roberta Griefer via email or 203/227-1699 x13

SHOOTonline Banner Sizes/Specs
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The SHOOT Publicity Wire
Click Here for information on the publicity wire service for the advertising, media and entertainment industries.  Purchase credits to post your publicity news releases.  Now you can post video with or without a full release!