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Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
Grenade Forms Deals With Ace Ent., Concrete Prodns.: Creative Collective Featuring Director Bobby Sheehan Gains National Representation.
Grenade, a creative collective formed last fall by director/cameraman Bobby Sheehan, has established affiliations with L.A.-based Ace Entertainment and Concrete Productions, Dallas. Although the deal had not officially been finalized at press time, the interim agreement specifies that Ace, which is...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
Former Commercial Editor: Myles Tierney Killed In Africa
Myles Tierney, 34, an Associated Press TV producer, was killed Jan. 10 while on assignment in Sierra Leone when a car he was riding in was hit by gunfire. Tierney previously worked in the New York commercial editorial community. His friends and former spot colleagues remembered him warmly and...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
The Soul Searcher: Spot Director Carlton Chase Returns After Switching Gears To More Spritual Matters.
In the tradition of all spiritual searchers, Carlton Chase has come down from the mountain. Few things provide more contrast than directing commercials and devoutly studying Buddhism, and yet Chase, a Clio- and ADDY-winning director at Ritts/Hayden, Los Angeles, is a true syncretic. Reconciling...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
YOUR SHOT: The Super Bowl
WHEN I WAS LITTLE, THE Super Bowl had an entirely different meaning for me. I grew up around Green BayaPacker country. My parents were often invited to big Super Bowl parties. The grown-ups would shout and holler around the TV. Playing with the other kids, I would catch an occasional glimpse of a...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
FLASHBACK
5 Years Ago JANUARY 21, 1994 The Association of Independent Commercial Producers has approved the hiring of a full-time, salaried national executive director to be responsible for strengthening the organizations lobbying muscle and building relationships with advertisers and agencies....Noel Occomy...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
SPOT.COM.MENTARY: The Big Game
ATIS THE SEASON TO HUNT down details of spots set to air on the Super Bowl. This annual ritual has become a bit more daunting in recent years, and 1999 has arguably proven the most difficult in terms of gathering info, as agencies and advertisers have become particularly reticent while production...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
CREATIVE DIRECTORS/MIDWEST: Capitalist Tool - Fallons new leader insists that selling is not the same as selling out. I believe in creativity, he says.
When Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis, officially welcomed David Lubars as its creative director last June, it was a coup for both parties. For Lubars, who last served as CEO/chief creative officer at L.A.-based BBDO West, he got the much-desired opportunity to work at an agency headquartersaone that...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
CREATIVE DIRECTORS/MIDWEST: Rock The Body - Political advertising (and wrestling) will never be the same.
Its not unusual that Susan Kruskopf compares herself to Jesse The Body Ventura. After all, the new governor of Minnesota is her most famous client. His politics are unusual, and so is our advertising, says Kruskopf, the 41-year-old president/creative director of Minneapolis agency Kruskopf Olson...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
DGA
LOS ANGELES-The Directors Guild of America has promoted western executive director Warren Adler to the newly created post of associate national executive director, the Guild's second-highest ranking executive. It has also promoted Bryan Unger from assistant executive director to the newly created...
Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
Syd Weiss Joins Nutmeg Recording As Cr. Dir./Exec. Prod.
NEW YORK-Nutmeg Recording has named Syd Weiss creative director/executive producer. Her responsibilities will include overseeing the New York-based facility's newly launched creative division, which encompasses voice casting and audio directing/writing/producing. Prior to joining Nutmeg, Weiss...

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