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Friday, Mar. 22, 2013
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Included in our series of Directors Profiles in this issue are three filmmakers who have won Oscars for their short film work--the husband and wife helming team of Sean and Andrea Fine who won this year's Best Short Subject Documentary Academy Award for INOCENTE; and Cynthia Wade, who won the Short...
Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
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In this issue of SHOOT , the fifth installment of our Road To Oscar series includes coverage of the DGA panel discussion "Meet The Feature Nominees." Panelists were DGA Award nominees Ben Affleck for Argo , Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty , Tom Hooper for Les Miserables , Ang Lee for Life of...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
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An AICP road show was recently wrapped but it's not the one the industry has come to know. That well established event, of course, is the AICP Show and Next Awards which plays throughout the country and internationally to bring the very best work--and insights into that work on the Next side--to...
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
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Assuming that not even our sorry lot of politicians is inept enough to plummet us over the so-called fiscal cliff, the industry's attention--with 2012 drawing to a close--turns to what's in store for 2013. Informed observations from a cross-section of the business as to the significance of what's...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
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Even in these challenging and seemingly all too cynical and jaded times, there's much for those of us in the advertising and entertainment community to be thankful for. Thanksgiving is a holiday to reflect on all the blessings for which we can be grateful--and a time to come together and share...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
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There's both inspiration and exasperation to be found in the search for emerging talent. Consider last month's International Cinematographers Guild's (ICG) Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) which represent in many respects the sheer joy of discovery and providing opportunity, giving a boost to...
Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
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In our multi-part The Road To Emmy series of feature stories these past few months, it became clear that in some very notable cases gratification over a project went well beyond gaining peer recognition via a nomination or even nominations. For example, Philip Kaufman, who directed the HBO telefilm...
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
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Though I hadn't talked to him in some 10 years, I was saddened to learn of Ted Goetz's passing last month at the age of 84. Ted was one of the first people in the business I got to know when I joined this paper in the late 1970s. He was a straight shooter, a mentor of assorted producers in this...
Friday, Jun. 15, 2012
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For its Muse2Music event last month, the Association of Music Producers' (AMP) West Coast chapter commissioned three shorts and got in return for its investment a dozen distinctly different films. Getting 12 for the price of three sounds too good to be true, but it's because of the sounds--more...
Friday, May. 18, 2012
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SHOOT's annual New Directors Showcase has come a long way since relatively modest beginnings 10 years ago when it took place in conjunction with the Clio Awards Festival in Miami. We've gone from a small meeting room in a Miami Beach hotel to our long-running, ongoing venue, the Directors Guild of...