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 2021/2022 SHOOT "Road to Oscar" series calendar.
- Click Here to see digital version of past "Road to Oscar" features.
"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.
Judge Us By The Company(s) We Keep; Join the growing list of SHOOT "FYC" Advertisers...
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 the 2020/2021 Awards Season...
All In The Fight For Democracy, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Da 5 Bloods, Judas And The Black Messiah, Mank, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Nomadland, One Night In Miami, Promising Young Woman, Sound Of Metal, The Midnight Sky, The Trial Of The Chicago 7, The United States Of Billie Vs. Billie Holiday, The White Tiger, Time, Uncle Frank
Some of the films promoted with SHOOT during the 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 films promoted with SHOOT during the 2018/2019 Awards 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
FYC Marketing options include:
► SHOOT Magazine Print Issue with Bonus PDF version posted on SHOOTonline (50,000 unique monthly visitors) and Digital Distribution to 22,000 opt-in subscribers!
Live Link to your FYC site is embed in PDF version of your Ad! 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 50,000 unique monthly visitors to view/download. SHOOT Magazine's highly targeted print issue circulation includes over 9,000 production/post industry executives & artisans and the PDF version will be emailed to the 22,000 opt-in subscribers of The SHOOT>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 Ad Rates
Click Here for Print Issue Ad Specs
Click Here to see PDF version of last Season's FYC Issue One
Click Here for Email Alert sent out about the issue
Click Here to see PDF version of last Season's FYC Issue Two
Click Here for Email Alert sent out about the issue
Click Here to see PDF version of last Season's FYC Issue Three
Click Here for Email Alert sent out about the issue
SHOOT Magazine FYC Print/PDF Issues coming up...
December 2021 "FYC Phase 1" Issue #1 (Print Issue + PDF version with Digital Distribution)
(PDF Issue posted online 12/10 & emailed 12/13, Print issue in readers’ hands week of 12/13)
This issue will have the Road to Oscar, Part 2 feature plus other Awards Season content - an important issue ideally timed to familiarize the industry with your films & programs to gain exposure for them early in the Season.
Final Space Reservations by 11/30
AD PDF File Due: 12/3 (final material extension: 12/6)
Jan/Feb 2022 "FYC Phase 1" Issue # 2 (PDF Issue with Digital Distribution)
(PDF Issue posted online 1/17 & emailed 1/17, Print issue in readers’ hands week of 1/17)
This issue will have the Road to Oscar, Part 7 feature plus other Awards Season content - an important issue specifically timed to keep your films, documentaries & programs top of mind before & during nominations voting 1/27-2/1.
Final Space Reservations by 1/7
Ad PDF File Due: 1/10 (final material extension: 1/11)
March/April 2021 "FYC Phase 2" Issue (Print Issue + PDF version with Digital Distribution)
(PDF Issue 3/4 online 4/2 & emailed 3/7, Print issue in readers’ hands week of 3/7)
This issue will have the Road to Oscar, Part 14 feature plus other Awards Season content - an important issue specifically timed after nominations are out to keep your films, documentaries & programs top of mind before & during final voting 3/17-3/22.
Final Space Reservations by 2/21
AD PDF File Due: 2/25 (final material extension: 2/28)
► SHOOTonline.com website
Click Here for SHOOT Digital Ad Rates
Click Here for SHOOT Digital Ad Specs
50,000+ unique visitors per month
7-day to 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.
Billboard:970x250, Large Leaderboard:970x90
Expandable Large Leaderboard (expands down from 970x90 to 970x415)
Side Half Page:300x600, Med Rectangle:300x250, Mid Horizontal:468x60
Wallpaper/skins:Top 1110x250 with right & left 300x660s (can be up to 300x1250s)
Interstital: 600x500 up to 800x550
**SHOOTonline is DFA and Jetpack certified**
► The SHOOT>e.dition email newsletter
Published every Friday, this weekly email newsletter goes to 22,000 opt-in subscribers. You can provide banner/tracking 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
Phase 1: 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31, 1/7, 1/14, 1/21
Oscar Preliminary voting 12/10-12/15
Oscar Nominations voting 1/27-2/1
Oscar Nominatons announced on 2/8
Phase 2: 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18
Oscar Final voting 3/17-3/22
See web versions of a few SHOOT>e.ditions from 2020/2021 season...
Click Here for web version of the April 16, 2021 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "Sound of Metal" "The Trial Of The Chicago Seven"
Click Here for web versio of the March 5, 2021 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "Mank" "The Boys"
Click Here for web version of the Jan 15, 2021 SHOOT>e.dition
(FYC Banners for "One Night In Miami"
See web versions of a few SHOOT>e.dition from previous 2019/2020 season
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"
► The SHOOT Dailies
Published daily Monday-Friday, banners run in five consecutive M-F dates; you can get banner to us the day before. With, 3,500 opt-in subscribers, the Dailies is a great way to make an added splash.
File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated Gif. Banner sizes include 728x90, 180x150, 180x600
Click Here for web version of the 3/4/21 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 12/13/19 SHOOT Dailies
Click Here for web version of the 12/4/19 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 40,000. Hugely popular for FYC messages/screening announcements.
To utilize SHOOT's Custom Email Blast Service there is a minimum buy requirement of a two-week banner on SHOOTonline.com.
Click on name of film to see web version of some of the SHOOT Custom Email Blasts from the last few Guild Awards/Academy Seasons:
Films: A Hero, Being the Ricardos, Belfast, CODA, Cryano, Don’t Look Up, Dune, Encanto, Encounter, House Of Gucci, Licorice Pizza, King Richard, Mary J, Blige’s My Life, Ny Name Is Pauli Murray, Nightmare Alley, No Time To Do, Power Of The Dog, Respect, The Boy from Medellin, The Lost Daughter, The Welvet Underground, VAL, West Side Story
Series: Bel-Air, Flack, Joe vs Carole, Loki, LuLa Rich, Only Murders in the Building, The Underground Railroad, Uprising, With Love
All In The Fight For Democracy Borat, Subsequent Moviefilm Da 5 Bloods
Judas And The Black Messiah Mank Mulan Nomadland White Tiger
My Octopus Teacher On the Rocks One Night In Miami Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal The Midnight Sky The Trial Of The Chicago 7 Uncle Frank
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 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 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
For more information, rates and space reservations, please contact SHOOT Publisher, Roberta Griefer at 203/227-1699, ext 701 or via email.
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. All installments will be published on SHOOTonline.com (website with 50,000 unique visitors,) The SHOOT Dailies (daily email newsletter,) and The SHOOT>e.dition (weekly email newsletter going to 22,000 opt-in subscribers every Friday. Several parts will also apper in SHOOT Magazine (9,000+ highly targeted print readers) PLUS PDF version of issue emailed to 22,000 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.
We look forward to working with you this Guild & Academy Season!