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Friday, Nov. 15, 2002
Election Returns
Generally speaking, getting back to normal is a worthy goal and ultimately an admirable accomplishment in response to major adversity. Trying to regain one's balance after the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks still remains a difficult proposition on many fronts, but steadily, different pockets of our...
Friday, Nov. 8, 2002
Inductee
It had been eight years since I saw Jacques Dury, who next week (11/14) will be inducted into the Association of Independent Creative Editors (AICE) Hall of Fame, a ceremony held in tandem with the second annual AICE Editing Awards show. When I first met Dury in the mid-1980s, he was already firmly...
Friday, Nov. 1, 2002
Truism
A truism is that altruism is invaluable to an advertising agency—in myriad ways. That was one of the major points made by Jennifer Golub, head of production for TBWA/Chiat/ Day, San Francisco, during a panel discussion at last month's SHOOT Commercial Production Forum presented in partnership with...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2002
Olympian Effort
The broad-based industry support for New York's bid to land the 2012 Summer Olympics is well documented in this week's lead story by Christine Champagne. Artisans and companies from all walks of the commercialmaking business have contributed to short films which will be an integral part of the Big...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2002
Mass Lobbying
In July, the Massachusetts Film Office (MFO) shut down after the state chose not to fund the operation for the current fiscal year (SHOOT, 8/9, p. 1). However, the industry is taking the initiative by attempting to form at least an interim state film commission—tentatively called the Massachusetts...
Friday, Oct. 11, 2002
High Note
Scheduled for later this month in New York, a seminar featuring leading musicologists underscores the value and importance of industry trade groups such as the Association of Music Producers (AMP). The session is being organized by AMP as a means to help address the growing number of copyright...
Friday, Oct. 4, 2002
Pennant Drive
FOX Sports' "Beware of Things Made In October" campaign has been ubiquitous on this year's awards circuit. Promoting Major League Baseball's post season, the spots "Nail Gun," "Boat" and "Leaf Blower"—directed by Baker Smith of Harvest, Santa Monica, for TBWA/Chiat/Day, San Francisco—have either...
Friday, Sep. 27, 2002
Anti-Trust Case
My recollection is that I first heard it years ago from Frank Stiefel, principal in the longstanding Stiefel+Company and now executive VP at @radical.media. He observed, and I'm paraphrasing, that one of the most remarkable aspects of the commercialmaking business is the inherent trust involved as...
Friday, Sep. 20, 2002
Parlor Talk
Wendol Jarvis is becoming a franchise owner of a Papa Murphy's pizza parlor. While that would hardly seem to be industry news, it is when you realize his former occupation: director of the Iowa Film Office, an entity that he helped to create in 1984. According to an Associated Press report, Jarvis...
Friday, Sep. 13, 2002
Blank Expression
In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 tragedy, this column contained significant white space. We left a portion blank intentionally for two prime reasons. The white space represented a moment of silence to honor the dead and to express the entire SHOOT staff's condolences to the victims' families...

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