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Friday, Dec. 7, 2001
Seeing Orange
Launched in 1995, Santa Monica-based The Finish Line has extended its Southern California reach with the opening last week (11/27) of a second facility, this one in the Orange County community of Costa Mesa (see story, p. 7). The Finish Line's decision to expand regionally grew out of global and...
Friday, Nov. 30, 2001
Infrastructure
Runaway production and its profoundly negative impact on the industry's infrastructure were once again articulated at a couple of recent industry sessions. During a panel discussion in Beverly Hills sponsored by the Creative Coalition, director/producer/writer Tony Goldwyn worried openly about the...
Friday, Nov. 23, 2001
Propagandists
Ironically, Propaganda Films—which closed earlier this month (SHOOT, 11/16, p. 1)—finished once again in the top five of commercial production houses worldwide in the third annual Gunn Report, a compilation of results from 31 TV/cinema competitions (see story, p. 1). The Propaganda/Satellite combo...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2001
"Middle-Aged" Epithets
As a follow-up to last week's column about the Peace Council, we have a couple of stories in this edition of SHOOT that similarly underscore the importance of public service advertising. In our page 7 feature, we report on MTV's Fight For Your Rights/Take A Stand Against Discrimination campaign...
Friday, Nov. 9, 2001
Peace Talks
Nearly three years ago, we first reported on the Peace Council. At that time one of the group's co-founders, Brent Ladd, senior VP/creative director at GSD&M, Austin, Texas, described the nonprofit foundation's goal as simply to create advertising that will raise awareness about issues of...
Friday, Nov. 2, 2001
Kindest Cut
The feedback from editors serving on the blue ribbon judging panel for the first annual Association of Independent Creative Editors (AICE) Editorial Awards has been extremely supportive of the inaugural show and what it means to the editing community (see "Peer Perspectives," p. 22). While bullish...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2001
Inner-City POV
Veteran commercial editor Fred Heinrich remembers where he was when the May 1992 riots broke out in Los Angeles: He was busy cutting a job at a Santa Monica facility, with no idea of the civil unrest that had broken out throughout the city. "All of a sudden, someone told me I had better get home,"...
Friday, Oct. 19, 2001
N.Y. State Of Mind
Momentum is building to produce more spots in New York. As reported in this week's lead story, Heads of Production has entered into a cooperative relationship with other sectors of the commercialmaking community to help generate more business for the Big Apple and thus aid in the recovery of the...
Friday, Oct. 12, 2001
Ad Libs
Three weeks ago, we left white space in this column and asked you to fill it in with ways our industry can rally to the cause and help to ease the pain and suffering resulting from the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. Entitled "Blank Expression," that column listed several phone numbers and/or e-mail...
Friday, Oct. 5, 2001
Abel-Minded
I remember receiving a reel some 15 years ago containing snippets from dozens of classic films. The clips were inspiring, dramatic, funny; they stirred memories and served as a reminder of how powerful the film medium can be. The reel was sent to me by Bob Abel as a holiday greeting. Abel, a...

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