SHOOT's “Road To Oscar” series puts the spotlight on the producers, directors, documentarians, cinematographers, writers, editors, production designers, visual effects & animation supervisors & artists, composers and other artisans in the running during Academy season for Guild and Industry Awards along the Road to Oscar, right up to the Academy Awards.
Along the Road to Oscar SHOOT will cover the award season’s festival circuit (Toronto, Telluride, et al) and Guild & other industry Award Shows (including the ACE, ADG, Annie, ASC, CAS, CDG, DGA, PGA, SAG, VES and WGA Awards, BAFTA, Golden Globes, Independent Spirit Awards)--and their implications for the Oscar derby and what evolves into this year’s field of nominees and eventual winners. Extensive coverage--including the October preview feature. all of the Award Shows leading up to the Academy Awards and “The Road To Oscar” series-- provide insights into the artists and the artistry behind the latest crop of lauded films. artisans and Oscar-related news and information that we’ll be covering for the months leading up to the Academy Awards.
- Click Here for PDF of the 2019/2020 "Road to Oscar" series schedule.
- Click Here to see digital version of past "Road to Oscar" features.
- See below for more information on "The Road to Oscar" series.
2019/2020 "FYC" Marketing Opportunities...
SHOOT Digital and Print Platforms provide an ideal environment in which to promote prior to nominations & then nominated films and artisans through final voting. Separately or in combination, each offers the ideal environment in which to promote your films and artisans to an audience of industry above-the-line and below-the-line decision-makers, including AMPAS and all major industry Guild members. The SHOOT audience includes creatives, executives, producers, directors, cinematographers, writers, editors, vfx artists & supervisors, composers & other music execs, production designers, etc.
Build Awards Season Momentum
While not every film may be in the running for an Oscar, there are still many good business reasons to promote them. There are many Guild and Industry award shows leading up to the Oscars that recognize award-worthy work that can set your film and talent apart from the crowd. SHOOT readers and followers are members of multiple guilds and unions. (Right now is also ideal timing for networks to promote their Shows and Programs to Guilds with television award categories.) Click Here for information on SHOOT's EMMY Season FYC Marketing.
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A24 Films, Amazon Studios, Annapurna Pictures, CBS Films, Dreamworks, ES Studios, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight, HBO Studios, IFC Films, Lionsgate, Marvel Studios, Miramax, Netflix, Open Road Films, Paramount Pictures, Regency Films, Roadside Attractions, Sony Pictures, STYX Films, Summit Entertainment, Sundance Selects, Tristar, Twentieth Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. and TWC are some of the studios that have placed FYC marketing with SHOOT.
Some of the films promoted with SHOOT during Phase 1 of the current 2019/2020 Awards Season...
Chasing Happiness, Dolemite Is My Name, Ford v Ferrari, Harriet, Honey Boy, I Lost My Body, Invisible Life, Joker, Les Misérables, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, One Child Nation, Rocketman, The Aeronauts, The Irishman, The Report, The Two Popes
Some of the TV programs promoted with SHOOT during Phase 1 of the current 2019/2020 Awards Season...
"Fleabag," "Good Omens," "Modern Love," "The Handmaid's Tale," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Undone"
Some of the films that were promoted with SHOOT during the 2018/2019 Awards Season and 2017/2018 Season...
2018/19: 22 July, A Quiet Place, A Star is Born, Avengers 300, BlackKklansman, Black Panther, Cold War, Crazy Rich Asians, First Man, Green Book, If Beale Street Could Talk, Mary Poppins Returns, Mary Queen of Scots, On the Basis of Sex, Roma, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Vice
2017/18: All The Money in the World, Baby Driver, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest House, Detroit, Dunkirk, Hostiles, It, Lady Bird, Lego Batman Movie, Molly's Game, Mudbound, Okja, Phantom Thread, The Big Sick, Victoria & Abdul, War for the Planet of the Apes, Wonder Woman
Some of the films that have been promoted with SHOOT during other past Awards Seasons...
American Hustle, American Sniper, Argo, Arrival, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Black Mass, Boyhood, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Captain Philips, Cloud Atlas, Creed, Deadpool, Django Unchained, Exodus: Gods & Kings, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Fences, Finding Dory, Flight, Grand Budpest Hotel, Gravity, Hidden Figures, Hobbit: Battle of The Five Armies, Hugo, Inherent Vice, Inside Llewyn Davis, Inside Out, In the Heart of the Sea, Interstellar, Into the Woods, LA LA Land, Lincoln, Mad Max: Fury Road, Manchester by the Sea, Moana, Nebraska, Noah, Not Fade Away, Passengers, Rango, Rogue One, Room, Saving Mr. Banks, Selma, Silence, Silver Linings Playbook, Spotlight, Super 8, The Artist, The Big Short, The Dark Knight Rises, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hurt Locker, The Imitation Game, The Kings Speech, The Lego Movie, The Revenant, The Theory of Everything, TinTin, Wolf of Wall Street, Young Adult, Zero Dark Thirty, Zootopia.
FYC Marketing options include:
► SHOOT Magazine Print Issue
(with bonus PDF version posted online and emailed to 28,000 opt-in subscribers! Live Link to your FYC site is embed in PDF version of your Ad!)
Click Here to see print version of Road to Oscar feature (from Feb. 2018)
When you run a print Ad, the PDF version of your Ad will run with live link to your FYC site in the PDF version of the issue that will be posted on SHOOTonline.com for additional readers to view/download. SHOOT Magazine's highly targeted print issue circulation includes 10,000 production/post industry executives & artisans and the PDF version will be emailed to the 28,000 opt-in subscribers of The SHOT>e.dition email newsletter. SHOOT also promotes each PDF version with a banner Ad in the SHOOT>e.dition for six weeks after the issue is published.
Click Here for Print Issue Rates
October/November 2019 Issue (out 10/25) has been published - Click Here to see PDF version
This issue has the The Road to Oscar Part 2 feature, along with director & cinematographer profiles - perfect timing, audience and editorial environment to kick off your FYC campaign and get readers familiar with your programs as this issue will be in readers' hands prior to and during preliminary voting that takes place 12/6-12/10.
Space Reservations: 10/14
AD PDF File Due: 10/18 (final Late material Extension: 10/21)
Click Here to see PDF version of last season's Issue (includes FYC Ads for "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs," "A Quiet Place, "22 July," "BlackkKlansman," "Roma"
December 2019 Issue (out 12/13) has been published - Click Here to see PDF version
(Issue has FYC Ads for "Little Women," "Marriage Story," "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," "Rocketman," "The Handmaids Tale," "The Irishman," The Two Popes")
This issue has The Road to Oscar Part 9 Feature - perfect timing, audience and editorial environment as this issue will be in readers' hands prior to and during nominations voting that takes place 1/2-1/7.
Space Reservations: 12/2
AD PDF File Due: 12/6 (final Late material Extension: 12/9)
Click Here to see PDF version of last season's December 2018 Issue (Includes FYC Ads for "Roma," "22 July," "If Beale Street Could Talk," "Vice," " BlackKklansman," "Mary Queen of Scots," "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"
THE NEXT ISSUE TO BE PUBLISHED IS THE January/February 2020 Issue (out 1/24)
This issue will have The Road to Oscar Part 15 Feature perfect timing, audience and editorial environment for final Phase II push; issue timed to be in readers hands during final voting 1/30-2/4.
The PDF version of issue will be posted on SHOOTonline.com on 1/24 and will be emailed to 28,000 opt-in readers on 1/27 to bring extra attention to the print advertisers! The issue will have bonus distribution at the VES Awards.
The PDF version of your FYC Ad will have live link to your FYC site.
Space Reservations: 1/14
AD PDF File Due: 1/17 (final Late material Extension: 1/20)
Click Here to see PDF version of last season's Issue (includes FYC Ads for "Roma" & "BlacKkKlansman")
► SHOOTonline.com website
Click Here for SHOOT Digital Rates
45,000+ unique visitors per month
7-day or 30-day runs can start any day of the month. Digital File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated GIF, Flash, HTML5, java script, and third-party tags. When you purchase a SHOOTonline banner if runs on the Home Page and all pages throughout the site - and there are thousands of pages. This is key because while thousands of users enter the site via the Home Page, thousands others enter through links in articles from one of our four email newsletters to they are entering the site on all diferent pages.
Banner sizes include regular & expandable banners, interstitials and non-standard formats.
970x250, 970x90, 728x90, 300x250, 300x600, 468x60 (expandable banners, interstitials and other custom options available)
**SHOOTonline is DFA and Jetpack certified**
► The SHOOT>e.dition email newsletter
Published every Friday, this weekly email newsletter goes to 28,000 opt-in subscribers. You can provide banner/tags 2 days prior to start date.
File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated Gif - max file size: 50K
Banner sizes include Top Leaderboard 468x60, Side 180x150, Skyscraper 180x600, Bottom 468x60 or 595 x 250
See SHOOT>e.dition samples:
Click Here to web version of the Jan. 3, 2020 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "Fleabag," "Marriage Story," "Joker")
Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 27, 2019 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "Modern Love," "Joker")
Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 20, 2019 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "The Two Popes"
Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 6, 2019 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "Fleabag," "Joker," "Harriet")
Click Here to see web version of the Nov. 22, 2019 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "The Irishman" & "Handmaid's Tale"
Click Here to see web version of the Jan. 4, 2019 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "A Star is Born," "Roma," "Mary Queen of Scots," "On the Basis of Sex")
Click Here to see web version of the Nov. 2, 2018 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC banners for "A Quiet Place," "Homecoming")
Click Here to see web version of the Jan. 12, 2018 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC banners for "Jane," All the Money in the World," "Baby Driver," "Okja"
Click Here to see web version of the Jan. 5, 2018 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC banners for "Wonder Woman," "All the Money in the World," "Mudbound," "Baby Driver")
Phase 1: 11/1, 11/8, 11/16, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3
Oscar Preliminary voting 12/6-12/10
Oscar Nominations voting 1/2-1/7
Oscar Nominatons announced on 1/13
Phase 2: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 + Special Road to Oscar Parts 1-15 Recap >e.dition on 1/27
Oscar Final voting 1/30-2/4
► The SHOOT Dailies
Published daily Monday-Friday, you can get banner to us the day before. This new email newsletter subscribers: 3,500. Great for making an added splash.
File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated Gif. Banner sizes include 728x90, 180x150.
Click Here for web version of the 12/13/19 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 12/4/19 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 11/28/19 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 1/2/18 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 2/1/18 SHOOT Dailies
► SHOOT Custom Email Blasts
Click Here for Custom Email Blast Rates/Specs
You choose the date & time for your custom email blast to be sent out to SHOOT database of 45,000. Hugely popular for FYC messages/screening announcements.
Click on name of film to see web version of some of the SHOOT Custom Email Blasts from the current and last few Academy Seasons:
The Irishman Honey Boy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Ford v Ferrari Fleabag
Joker Marriage Story Joker The Report The Irishman Little Women
The Two Popes I Lost My Body Modern Love
Last few Seasons...
First Man Cold War A Star is Born Roma Black Panther
BlackKklansman A Quiet Place Green Book Lady Bird
All the Money in the World Mudbound Okja Dunkirk Wonder Woman
The Big Sick Darkest Hour LA LA Land Manchester by the Sea
Hidden Figures Zootopia Fences Arrival Deadpool The Big Short
Bridge of Spies The Revenant
SHOOT Marketing Links....
Click Here to request FYC Rates for SHOOT Magazine, The SHOOT>e.dition, SHOOT Dailies and SHOOT Custom email blasts.
Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Ad Sizes/Specs
(When you place a print Ad, the PDF version runs with live link to FYC site at no extra charge in PDF version of the issue that is posted on our site for readers to view/download.)
Annual Road to Oscar Series
SHOOT is pleased to present our Annual The Road to Oscar 16-week Series leading up to the Academy Awards. We’ll talk to Producers, Directors, Cinematographers, Writers, Editors, Production Designers, Visual Effects and Music & Sound artists, gaining insights into the challenges they faced on their Guild and Oscar-nominated films. Preview articles: assessments of Oscar prospects for nominees, as well as a look at trends in this year’s competition. Coverage of the winners will appear on SHOOTonline immediately following the Academy Awards on March 4th that are televised that evening.
- The Series kicked off on October 18.
- All features will be published on SHOOTonline.com (website with 40,000 unique visitors,) The SHOOT Dailies (daily email newsletter,) and The SHOOT>e.dition (weekly email newsletter going to 28,000 opt-in subscribers every Friday.
- The Parts 2, 9 and 14 of the series will also appear in SHOOT Magazine (10,000 highly targeted print readers) PLUS PDF version of issue emailed to 28,000 SHOOT>e.dition email newsletter opt-in subscribers. PDF version wil be posted on site for additional readers to view/download. SHOOT will promote the PDF version with a banner Ad on the SHOOT>e.dition for 6 weeks after the issue is published to bring extra attentio to the print advertisers.
Here's a look at the 2019/2020 Road to Oscar Series schedule - live link to digital version appear after installment is published
Part 1: Oct. 18 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & SHOOT>e.dition
Part 2: Oct. 25 SHOOT Magazine Oct/Nov Print & PDF Issues, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
(Print/PDF issues ideally timed for FYC advertising prior to Preliminary voting 12/6-12/10)
Oct. 27 Governors Awards coverage: 10/27 SHOOTonline, 10/28 SHOOT Dailies, 11/1 SHOOT>e.dition
Part 3: Nov. 1 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 4: Nov. 8 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 5: Nov. 15 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 6: Nov. 22 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 7: Nov. 29 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 8: Dec. 6 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 9: Dec. 13 SHOOT Magazine Dec. Print & PDF Issues ,SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
(Print/PDF issues ideally timed for FYC advertising prior to nominations voting 1/2-1/7)
Part 10: Dec. 20 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 11: Dec. 27 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 12: Jan. 3 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Part 13: Jan. 10 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT>e.dition
Jan. 13 Nominations coverage: 1/13 SHOOTonline & SHOOT Dailies, 1/17 SHOOT>e.dition
Part 14: Jan 17 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies. SHOOT>e.dition
Part 15: Jan 24 SHOOT Magazine Jan./Feb. Print & PDF Issues SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies,
SHOOT>e.dition (Print/PDF issues ideally timed for FYC advertising prior to final voting 1/30-2/4)
Jan 27 Special "Road to Oscar, Parts 1-15" Recap SHOOT>e.dition
Part 16: Jan 31 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
Feb. 9: Academy Awards Coverage: 2/9 SHOOTonline, 2/10 SHOOT Dailies, 2/14 SHOOT>e.dition
Click Here to see the digital version of Road to Oscar features
SHOOT Marketing Links....
- Click Here to request FYC Rates for SHOOT Magazine, The SHOOT>e.dition, SHOOT Dailies and SHOOT Custom email blasts.
- Click Here for SHOOT Calendar of Industry Events, including Guild Awards and other Industry Awards leading up to and including the Academy Awards (submission, nomination announcements and Award Show dates)
- Click Here for SHOOT overview information
- Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Ad Sizes/Specs
- (When you place a print Ad, the PDF version runs with live link to FYC site at no extra charge in PDF version of the issue that is posted on our site for readers to view/download.)
- Click Here for SHOOTonline Banner specs
We look forward to working with you this Academy Season!