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Friday, Jul. 19, 2002
New York State Of Mind
Ending a spirited search, the New York Production Alliance (NYPA) has named Sylvia Gail Kinard to the newly created position of executive director (SHOOT, 7/12, p. 1). The move reflects the maturation of the NYPA, which was formed in 1998 by a group of concerned production, postproduction and new-...
Friday, Jul. 12, 2002
Past Deadline
For our 5/31 Supplement saluting the 30th anniversary of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, we contacted assorted contributors to the AICP's storied history. Among those we could not reach at press time was Ted Goetz, who's perhaps best known for his long tenure as executive...
Friday, Jun. 21, 2002
$8,700 Fare To Cannes
From a $700 project to an approximately $8,000 bud-get to inclusion in this year's Saatchi & Saatchi Showcase (see story, p. 1)—that was the circuitous route taken by director Pes of Czar Films USA, New York. It was the $8,000-budgeted stop-motion animation spec spot "Roof Sex" that earned the...
Friday, Jun. 14, 2002
Tenfold
During the first 11 years since its inception in 1990, the Jay B. Eisenstat Award—named for the late legendary founding father of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP)—has been bestowed upon 11 recipients. For three of those years, there were multiple honorees, such as in '90...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2002
Recognition
Many of the commercials honored at the AICP Show earlier this week were covered as Top Spots, features and/or news stories in SHOOT during the past year. While this largely high-profile fare—such as Nike's "Freestyle" and BMW of North America's Web-based shorts—received richly deserved recognition...
Friday, May. 31, 2002
Cannes-Do Attitude
The New York Production Alliance (NYPA), a nonprofit volunteer organization created to maintain, promote, increase and expedite film, video, audio and new-media production in New York State and City, has initiated a marketing fund. The grassroots fund is being built from individual $10...
Friday, May. 24, 2002
Jay Talking
The two prior installments of this column discussed the racial diversity program Spectrum Speakers and the socially progressive Rock The Vote Action Group. Both worthy endeavors got me to thinking of advertising/communications legend Jay Chiat, who recently passed away. While reflections on Chiat...
Friday, May. 17, 2002
Full Spectrum
Ed Crayton got his start in the mailroom of the then Goodby, Berlin & Silverstein (now Goodby Silverstein & Partners), San Francisco, in 1987. He asked Jeff Goodby if he could try writing some copy. By early '88, Crayton was on staff as a writer at the agency. Crayton, an African-American,...
Friday, May. 10, 2002
Rock On
What goes around comes around. While that adage doesn't seem to apply as often as we might like, it's gratifying when the dynamic comes into play and good begets good. In the case of the recently formed Rock The Vote Action Group, the opportunity to give back to the community at large is not only...
Friday, May. 3, 2002
Minority Opinion
California's ethnic media—encompassing television, radio, newspapers and the Web—reach 84 percent of the state's African-American, Latino and Asian-American consumers. That's a prime finding of a study conducted by Miami research firm Bendixen & Associates for New California Media, a San...

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