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Friday, Feb. 10, 2006
Threesome
Brian Burgoyne, Rodrigo Rocha-Campos and Joseph White. While they are hardly industry household names, these three artisans represent a mainstay staple vital to the health of the filmmaking community: up-and-coming talent. Burgoyne of the American Film Institute (AFI), Rocha-Campos of Florida State...
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006
Think Small
The Super Bowl is an all encompassing media event--even more so this year as evidenced by two seemingly incongruous statements that both ring true. "I've got to get my big screen TV in time for the Super Bowl," says one consumer. Meanwhile another--or even the same consumer--could be heard to utter...
Friday, Jan. 27, 2006
Infrastructure
Past installments of this column have focused on industry relief efforts in the wake of the devastation wrought on the Gulf Coast by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We covered the initiative taken by individual directors such as John O'Hagan of RSA and Matt Ogens, formerly of Headquarters. These...
Friday, Jan. 20, 2006
Student Body Of Work
Over the years this column has stressed the importance of arts education in our public school system. Unfortunately when budgets get tight, the arts curriculum is one of the first to face reductions, if not outright elimination. Arts represent the lifeblood of our industry. Engaging youngsters in...
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006
A Tale Of Two Shows
Consider it a tale of two awards competitions, but with similar storylines. On this week's front page is coverage of changes in store for the 2006 AICP Show. For the first time, the competition will be thoroughly inclusive of work that appears in nontraditional media such as iPods, PDAs and...
Friday, Dec. 16, 2005
MPC
For Mark Hankey, executive producer of Boston-based Picture Park (an AICP-member company), one of the most important elements of Massachusetts' recently passed production incentives package is that it applies not only to features and television programs, but also to commercials. Hankey is a member...
Friday, Dec. 9, 2005
J. Michael Brinkman
The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has announced its 2005 J. Michael Brinkman Scholarship & Mentoring Fund Award winners. The program--named after the late, longtime VP of strategic business development for Panasonic Broadcast and Television Systems--looks to nurture new promising postproduction...
Friday, Dec. 2, 2005
Perseverance
Just a little more than a year ago, the commercialmaking community in New York was understandably disappointed over the passage of landmark tax credit legislation designed to encourage filming in the Empire State. Theatrical features and TV programs, including telefilms and series, were deemed...
Friday, Nov. 25, 2005
Tabletopper
A little less than three months ago, below this column was a Production POV piece ( SHOOT , 9/9, p. 2) authored by food/tabletop director ML Nelson, principal in Noonday Pictures, Dallas. Nelson felt compelled to write a column in defense of tabletop as an art form. He observed that, unfortunately...
Friday, Nov. 18, 2005
Peace Offering
The lead entry in this week's "The Best Work You May Never See" gallery is "Screwdriver," a spot promoting The Center For Child Protection in Austin, Texas. The public service message comes from The Peace Council, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to creating advertising that helps to raise...

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