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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Remembrance
In its coverage of the music scene, SHOOT has over the years run several pieces relating to the role of musicologists, particularly during these litigious times when it comes to cases of musical copyright infringement in the ad arena. Indeed, musicologists have attained greater prominence in our...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
By Design
On Feb. 12, production designer Lauryn LeClere won an Art Directors Guild Award for her work on FEMA's "Ignoring The Storm." The honor is meaningful not only for LeClere individually but also production designers collectively--particularly for those artisans active in commercials. This marked the...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Abel Mind and Body Of Work
In last week's e.dition, SHOOT 's Visual Effects Series offered insights and observations from those who created the effects for the three commercials nominated for Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards. The winner will be announced and honored during a gala awards ceremony on Feb. 16 in Los Angeles...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
Blind Spot
There's a lot to like in the New York State and New York City filming incentive packages. There's also a lot not to like based on what's not in these anti-runaway production initiatives. Signed into law by Gov. George E. Pataki (R-N.Y.), the state program calls for New York to contribute $100...
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005
A New Chapter
These seemingly contradictory terms paradoxically combine to form a clear message and sense of purpose, reflecting the new SHOOT , which has been bought by DCA Business Media, with Roberta Griefer returning as its publisher and assuming the ownership mantle from VNU. Much of the longstanding SHOOT...
Friday, Dec. 17, 2004
Remembrance
It's been seven years since David Steinbrecher served as legal counsel for the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP). But he left a lasting impression during his AICP tenure from 1989-'97. Steinbrecher is a familiar surname to AICP rank and file. David's father, Stephen...
Friday, Dec. 3, 2004
Grand Hecate
Welcome to a boardroom meeting—but it's not in a boardroom. Instead, the session is taking place in the great outdoors, in the midst of rolling hills and a lush, expansive green landscape. As we get closer, we see that seven women are seated at the boardroom-like table. It turns out they are all...
Friday, Nov. 26, 2004
Hot Pocket
Ryan Carroll, Andy Gass, Justin Staggs and Nicole Erdmann. While these are hardly household industry names—at least not yet—awareness of them as creative/production artisans has risen via a PSA, "Student Security," which first and foremost is designed to raise awareness of the youth HIV/AIDS...
Friday, Nov. 19, 2004
Inclusion
Now in its ninth year, The Art Directors Guild Awards competition has decided to recognize production design in commercials for the first time. The Guild, IATSE Local 800, has established a new awards category, which encompasses paid spots, PSAs and promotional commercials. To be eligible, a...
Friday, Nov. 12, 2004
Monster Opportunity
As we wait and hope for the country to come together after a divisive, acrimonious presidential campaign, I'd like to sound an optimistic note for progressive social change. It takes the form of two words: Gil Kenan. Kenan is currently in postproduction on Monster House, a feature executive...

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