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Friday, Jan. 22, 1999
Blue Sky|VIFX Ups Producer Carol Laufer To Exec. Producer
Blue Sky| VIFX has promoted producer Carol Laufer to executive producer. She will work out of the Los Angeles-based companys Harrison facility. Laufers recent work at Blue Sky includes a Rayovac battery campaign via Young & Rubicam, Chicago, and a three-spot campaign for Target via Martin/...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Turning Over A New Maple Leaf: More U.S. directors travel north to shoot Canuck spots. "Can't they find a Canadian to do this?" asks a border guard.
Canadians are familiar with American imports. Twenty percent of all U.S. exports are shipped north of the border, to America's largest trading partner. Automobiles, textiles and agricultural products are the most common goods. But lately, a new and uncommon import has been added to the list: spot...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Shelly Townsend Named Exec. Producer At Propaganda
HOLLYWOOD-Shelly Townsend, former head of production at bicoastal RSA USA, will join bicoastal/international Propaganda Films as executive producer effective Jan. 18. Based out of Propaganda's Hollywood quarters, she succeeds Andy Traines, who recently moved over to bicoastal Omaha Pictures (SHOOT...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
AICP And IATSE Local 600 Agree To Three-Year Commercial Pact: Deal Covers Camera Artisans In 37 States, D.C.; Existing West Coast Contract Remains In Force.
NEW YORK-The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) and the International Cinematographers Guild-also known as Local 600 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)-have reached agreement on a three-year commercials contract covering much of the U.S.,...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
U Ground Forms Alliance With Crossroads
LOS ANGELES-L.A.-based U Ground, known for its diverse offerings of animation, live-action and visual effects filmmaking, has struck up a strategic alliance with bicoastal, Atlanta and Chicago-based Crossroads Films. Andy Rosen, U Ground CEO/ executive producer, and Cami Taylor, partner/executive...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Nathe Joins Pittard Sullivan Prodns. As Managing Dir.
CULVER CITY, Calif.-Pittard Sullivan Productions, a division of bicoastal/international Pittard Sullivan, has named Allison Nathe managing director. Prior to joining Pittard Sullivan, Nathe spent one year as a creative director/producer at Ameripix Productions, Universal City, where she worked on...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Blue Rock Tunnels For Champs/adidas
CLIENT Champs/adidas. PRODUCTION CO. Farmland Studios, Hollywood. Ramaa Mosley, director; Arlene Donnelly, DP; Scott Gardenhour, executive producer. Shot on location. AGENCY Publicis, New York. Peter Hoffman, group creative head; Cassie Davis, senior producer; Elias Kotsias, art director; Christian...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Crossroads Bugs Out For SmartBeep
CLIENT Map Mobile Communications/ SmartBeep. PRODUCTION CO. Crossroads Films, Los Angeles. Mark Story, director; Tim Suhrstedt, DP; Cami Taylor, executive producer; Norman Reiss, producer. Shot on location. AGENCY Mercury Advertising, Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Grant Pace, creative director/...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
The A+R Group Is Cool For CPK
CLIENT California Pizza Kitchen. PRODUCTION CO. The A+R Group, bicoastal. Michael Cuesta, director/DP; Roberto Cecchini, executive producer; Mike Downey, producer. Shot on location. AGENCY Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago. David Moeller, senior VP/ client creative director; Joan Picchietti, art...
Friday, Jan. 15, 1999
Diet Debbie Does Kellogg's: "Only Celery For Me!" - Leo Burnett Spoofs Post-Holiday Weight Obsessions With Doll That Diets.
In an effective message about body-weight obsession that's both humorous and slightly unsettling, Leo Burnett Co., Toronto's latest :30 in the "Look Good On Your Own Terms" campaign for Kellogg's Special K stars a pasty-faced Chatty Cathy look-alike droning crash-diet dogma every time her cord is...

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