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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...
Friday, Sep. 28, 2001
Must-See TV
The economic impact of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. has caused media forecasters to revise their earlier projections that the advertising business will rebound during 2002. Now worst-case scenarios have cropped up in predictions, with some estimating a decline in overall ad revenue next year...
Friday, Sep. 21, 2001
Blank Expression
The terrorist attacks on Sept.11 claimed innocent lives, innocence itself and the sense of security we somehow had taken for granted. In this week's lead story, SHOOT's staff examines the impact on our industry. And also on page one, we pay tribute to William Weems, a veteran producer who was on...

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