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Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Turner Goes Zero 2 Sixty
Director Alex Turner has joined Zero 2 Sixty Productions. Turner comes to the New York-headquartered production company from Five Union Square Productions, New York. One could argue that Turner started his film career at age 14, when his short film entitled Spatula Death was broadcast on...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Action: Late-Breaking News
Election results are in for three chapters of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP). Brian Donnelly, Los Angeles-based executive producer of bicoastal OneSuch Films, has become president of AICP/West. Bob Fisher, principal/executive producer at Celsius Films, New York, has been...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Oil Factory Adds Directors Steven Tsuchida, Philipp Stölzl
Oil Factory Films, with bases in West Hollywood and London, has signed directors Steven Tsuchida and Philipp Stölzl for commercial and music video representation. The L.A.-based Tsuchida—who first established himself in the industry during the early 90's as an agency art director—was signed on the...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Coppos Films Lands Director Scott Gillen
Director Scott Gillen, best known for his prowess in automotive advertising, has joined bicoastal Coppos Films for exclusive spot representation. Gillen recently wrapped a yearlong stay at Santa Monica-based Cognito Films, his first career production company roost. Gillen's commercial credits at...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Neil Tardio Jr. Joins Fuel
Director Neil Tardio Jr. has signed with Fuel, the Santa Monica-based commercial production house founded by Seth Epstein. Tardio was previously represented by now defunct Fahrenheit Films, one of the shops under the Stoney Road banner of commercial production companies owned by Michael Romersa...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
For Sale
In the last few years, a number of production companies have changed the way they sell their directors to advertising agencies. Some shops have opted to go the in-house rep route, while others have combined in-house and independents. Still others rely on independent companies for each region. With...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
The Export Business
The sun never sets on Chelsea Pictures," says company president Steve Wax, likening Chelsea, tongue-in-cheek, to the British empire of yore. The same claim could be made by @radical.media. The two production companies are pushing beyond their bicoastal U.S. offices to establish outposts in Europe...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Community Center
In 1990, Larry Meistrich and Stephen Carlis opened a small independent film company with $7,000 and a big attitude. The company was The Shooting Gallery (TSG), and its mission was not only to give filmmakers a voice, but to deliver that voice on a next-to-nothing budget. Nine years and 27 films...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Y2K Compliance
While commercial production houses grapple with new advertising forms as they relate to interactive television, the Internet and other media (see separate story, p. 46), the new millennium brings a more immediate, albeit short-term concern: Y2K and the potentially disruptive influence it could have...
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999
Fueling Convergence
Like many people in the commercial production industry, Seth Epstein, spot director and founder of Fuel, Santa Monica, has an eye on the future. For that reason, in July he sold his four-year-old broadcast design firm and its commercial production arm, then known as Tonga, to publicly-traded global...

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