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Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
Thirty seconds can be a lifetime to a commercialmaker. The same half-minute can also be the difference between a lifetime continuing or abruptly ending. In last week's e.dition (12/12), director Anthony Rose of Flying Fish , Sydney, and Moo Studios , Los Angeles, told SHOOT of his harrowing...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has announced the winners of the 2008 J. Michael Brinkman Scholarship Awards honoring students and industry professionals committed to excellence and a desire to further their careers in post. Four college students were awarded scholarships: Jose Ho-Guanipa of Duke...
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
In his Best Picture Oscar-winning Annie Hall, Woody Allen as the character Alvy Singer discussed New York City's plight to his friend Rob. Singer observed, "Don't you see? The rest of the country looks upon New York like we're left-wing, communist, Jewish, homosexual pornographers. I think of us...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2008
As we present the fall edition of our Directors Series, which includes a feature on notable DPs, appropriately enough the annual Kodak Filmschool Competition has helped unearth some additional prospects who could one day grace the pages of our Cinematographers & Cameras rundown. Now in its...
Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
At press time, a special screening of the feature City of Ember was slated for this week on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in Los Angeles. The movie opens nationwide on Oct. 10. The film's cast includes Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan ( Atonement ), Tim Robbins, Harry Treadway ( Brothers of the Head )...
Friday, Sep. 26, 2008
While a primetime commercial Emmy nomination for Coca-Cola's "It's Mine" is hard to top, praise of another kind certainly ranks for me personally. In this case the praise comes in the form of a thought that first crossed my mind upon seeing "It's Mine" during this year's Super Bowl--that the spirit...
Friday, Sep. 12, 2008
Maybe it's the baby boomer in me. With narrowcasting having taken firm hold, a part of me still missed the mass shared experience that used to rule the days when there were but three major television networks. Nonetheless, there are those increasingly rare events that bring us back to an almost...
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
At SHOOT , we're fans of great advertising. It's our beat, our business and our passion. That's why the political campaign season is one which makes me cringe in that--like it or not--there's a prevalent, sadly somewhat justified school of thought that negative advertising can help win elections...
Friday, Jul. 18, 2008
The title of this spot.com.mentary column is also the title of an imaginative adidas spot from 2005 in which the centerpieces are beautifully crafted, life-like models of NBA players Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady and Tim Duncan. Directed by Rupert Sanders (now with MJZ ) for agency TBWA\Chiat\Day ,...
Friday, Jun. 20, 2008
As reported in last week's SHOOT e.dition, the three-month Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike against the television/feature studios exacted a heavy toll on the California economy--at a time when our country's economy was already, and continues to be, besieged by rising fuel, food and healthcare...