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Friday, Jul. 6, 2001
The Sooner, The Better
The Sooner You Believe It, The Sooner We Can End It." That's the slogan that appears near the end of each spot in a public service campaign addressing child hunger in the U.S. The four PSAs were directed by Joe Pytka of Venice, Calif.-based PYTKA, via Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), New York. One of...
Friday, Jun. 29, 2001
Short List
There's a world-renowned short list you aspire to be a part of at Cannes—and another, thankfully shorter list, that you want no part of. The latter is brand new and will be annual. It was instituted by Bob Isherwood, worldwide creative director for Saatchi & Saatchi, and president of two juries...
Friday, Jun. 22, 2001
Cannes Do
The increasing presence of animation in the annual Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase (see page one story) reflects the breakthrough work being done in the discipline. It also underscores Saatchi's willingness to look beyond commercials into such creative areas as short films, spec demos...
Friday, Jun. 15, 2001
Jimmy And Jazz
Call it a personal bias, but the public service and low-budget categories at this year's AICP Show caught my eye, because each had an honoree that had first gained widespread industry exposure in "The Best Work You May Never See" gallery. While SHOOT takes great pleasure in uncovering obscure,...
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,...

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