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Friday, Jun. 8, 2001
Self-Preservation
Film preservation is a worthy cause that has gained high-profile attention—but largely as it pertains to theatrical features and television programs. Major universities, museums and industry organizations, like the American Film Institute, are engaged in significant efforts to preserve film and TV...
Friday, Jun. 1, 2001
Proof Positive
Recession-proof qualities, as well as concern about the potential effects of high-proof beverages, are two aspects of the Hispanic ad scene explored in this week's issue. In the "Your Shot" below, Hector Orci, co-founder/co-chair of La Agencia de Orci & Asociados, Los Angeles, urges advertisers...
Friday, May. 25, 2001
Mixing It Up
Tis the awards season—as evidenced by the front-page stories this week on the Clio and Belding competitions. So now we have just what the industry needs: another award. But that thinly veiled, oft-warranted sarcasm doesn't apply in the case of the Association of Music Producers (AMP) West Coast...
Friday, May. 18, 2001
Recycled Message
A couple of months ago (SHOOT, 3/16, p. 4), this column reported on the "Environmental Production Guide" (EPG) that had just been launched by the Entertainment Industry Development Corporation (EIDC), the private/public sector partnership that oversees the Los Angeles City/County Film Office. The...
Friday, May. 11, 2001
Write On
The settlement reached last week between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) is welcome news for the spot community (see page one story). The WGA pact clearly improves prospects that the AMPTP and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG)...
Friday, May. 4, 2001
Three Strikes
At press time, talks between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers were ongoing, fueling hope that a strike could be averted. As earlier reported (SHOOT, 4/20, pgs. 1 and 4), Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan decided to get involved,...
Friday, Apr. 27, 2001
New York State Of Mind
The need for the industry to have its voice heard on local, state and national levels of government has become vital—arguably more so than ever with issues like runaway production coming to a head. Last week, in the context of Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's attempt to help avert writers' and...
Friday, Apr. 20, 2001
Déjà New
A double standard or a lesson learned? Hopefully, the latter describes Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's effort to help prevent writers' and actors' strikes against the TV/feature industry. As reported in this week's issue (see p. 1), Riordan has commissioned the Milken Institute and Segabo...
Friday, Apr. 13, 2001
Conference Call To Action
Launched three years ago as an annual event for ad agency heads of production, executive producers and producers—both staff and freelance—to network, discuss issues, share ideas and learn more about the industry, the Producers Conference has had success in fulfilling that agenda. But now the...
Friday, Apr. 6, 2001
Discovery
While it's been gratifying to have "The Best Work You May Never See" gallery call attention to deserving spots that otherwise might not gain widespread exposure, there's an even greater sense of fulfillment when an entry makes people aware of each other, leading to their collaboration. The latest...

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