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Friday, Aug. 18, 2000
Visa Bill
Past installments of this column have advocated raising the annual H-1B visa allotment so that U.S. high-tech firms—including visual effects and computer animation studios—could tap into foreign talent to help offset a shortage of qualified American workers. That support has always been with the...
Friday, Aug. 11, 2000
Mad Libs
Just fill in the blank with the name of a city. Seemingly, that's all that's required if you're a politician looking to intervene in the actors' strike against the ad industry. The blank is in the text of a resolution proposing that a municipality not issue film permits to spots using non-union...
Friday, Aug. 4, 2000
Clearing The Smoke
California's anti-smoking campaign—out of asher& partners, Los Angeles (which recently merged with Italia/Gal to form Asher/Gal)—includes several entries which, over the past couple of years, have made SHOOT's "The Best Work You May Never See" gallery. But thankfully, enough Californians—...
Friday, Apr. 21, 2000
Creative Challenge
With 100 companies showcasing streaming media, numerous booths touting interactive television, and a slew of Internet-based exhibitors, last week's National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) convention in Las Vegas underscored the fact that new creative challenges are fast emerging for the...
Friday, Apr. 14, 2000
Child's Play
Advertising aimed at kids has come under increasing scrutiny, and deservedly so. It's also a genre to which a creative stigma has been attached over the years, perhaps not so deservedly. But this week's entries in "The Best Work You May Never See" gallery (see pg. 15)—The Peace Council's "Hole"...
Friday, Apr. 7, 2000
Crowded Lobby
The Association of Imaging Technology and Sound (ITS) continues to make progress in its Washington, D.C., lobbying efforts. It recently enlisted the support of Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.), chairman of the House Telecommunications Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the Federal...
Friday, Mar. 31, 2000
TV Cares
It was a special evening for Ken Yagoda, executive VP/ director of broadcast production at Young & Rubicam, New York. TV Cares, a committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), held its annual Ribbon of Hope celebration earlier this month (3/11) at the Leonard Goldenson...
Friday, Mar. 24, 2000
Net Results
Different applications of the Web continue to emerge vis à vis the advertising industry. In this week's issue, reporter Sarah Woodward explores the prospects for discovering up-and-coming directors via Web entertainment sites. Her page one story notes the potential for ad agency and production...
Friday, Mar. 17, 2000
Mentorship
The "Your Shot" below this column is a remembrance of executive producer John Romeyn, by Flying Tiger Films' partner/exec. producer Jeff Devlin. Romeyn passed away on March 1 due to respiratory failure; he was 57. Besides a lasting body of work over a career of more than 30 years, Romeyn left...
Friday, Mar. 10, 2000
Minority Opinion
During the course of 2000, as SHOOT closes in on its 40-year anniversary, we will reflect on significant developments of the past and relate them to prospects for the future as new ad forms and ways of doing business evolve. Having said that, it's also often true that the more things change, the...

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