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Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
On And Off - New, low-cost finishing systems allow creative editors to move into online.
With the arrival of nonlinear finishing systems, a number of creative editorial boutiques are now providing online editing for their clients. Some of the new nonlinear systems, such as Avid Technology's Symphony, Discreet Logic's Smoke and Softimage's DS, are available at prices attractive to...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
Flatbedders: Back in the day, editors rolled up their sleeves and got physical.
When veteran editor Billy Williams first started cutting commercials and film projects, he invested in a standard Movieola. "I took the first 10 grand I made and bought that machine," Williams says. Then, in 1993, when Avid Technology became the standard for state-of-the-art editing, Williams' old...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
NEW YORK PRODUCTION: No Way L.A. - More spot shops open in the Big Apple. Veteran Gotham shooters, meanwhile, continue to prosper. The lure of L.A. is there, but so far, the homeys are happy at home.
It's the great debate: Los Angeles vs. New York. Soft or hard. Hot or cold. It's aerobics vs. psychotherapy. "Everybody has a different version about why they don't like L.A., and they are all clich s. It is what it is," says Steve Wax, executive producer of Chelsea Pictures, which has been...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
NEW YORK PRODUCTION: Stage Fright - Ambitious soundstage proposals for New York have yet to advance beyond stage one.
With soundstage space in New York at a premium, and with the local film industry holding steady after years of growth, last year's announcements of several proposed soundstages in both New York and New Jersey were met with a good deal of enthusiasm-as well as some sober skepticism. As reported in...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
NEW YORK PRODUCTION: Saving Private Enterprise - New York spot producers and vendors form a strategic alliance.
Everybody's talking. At least, that's what members of the New York Production Alliance hope. And with all the talk-among production companies, talent, suppliers and once and future clients-there will presumably come an increased number of jobs to the New York film, television and commercial...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
Chances Are: Gidget Serenades Taco Bell
Anthropomorphic Chihuahua Fun Continues In Ongoing TBWA/Chiat/Day Campaign. CLIENT Taco Bell. PRODUCTION CO. Partizan Midi Minuit, bicoastal/international. Traktor, director; Andrzej Sekula, DP; Richard Ulfvengren and Ole Sanders, executive producers. Shot at Raleigh Studios, Manhattan Beach, Calif...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
VWs U.K. Spots Top IAAA Competition
Volkswagen ads from both sides of the Atlantic scored impressively in the television portion of the fourth annual International Automotive Advertising Awards, bestowed at a gala reception Jan. 6 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre. Topping the competition with the Gold Triomphe Best of Show honor was...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
DDs Domain Expands With Euro Facility: Co. Gains Ownership Stake In Efx Complex Near Dusseldorf.
Visual effects house Digital Domain, Venice, Calif., has joined with Los Angeles-based film/ TV producer Kushner-Locke Co., independent feature production/distribution company Capitol Films, London, and a pair of Israeli businesses-banking firm DLIN, Ltd., and post/ effects shop Gravity, Tel Aviv-...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
What About BobaThe Co.?
Executive producers T.K. Knowles and Chuck Ryant-who both exited bicoastal Reactor Films last August-have teamed with exec. producer John OGrady to launch Bob. The new bicoastal venture opens with five directors: Jason Smith, Lisa Rubisch, Mark Kohr and the team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris...
Friday, Jan. 8, 1999
The Industry Gets Weird With Director Al Yankovic: Music Parodist Extraordinaire Throws His Hat Into The Spot Ring.
The Industry, the division of bicoastal Moxie Pictures that features an ensemble of filmmakers from other disciplines, has signed director Al Yankovic (a.k.a. Weird Al) for commercial representation. Since the early 1980s, Yankovic has established himself as a comedic musical artist and a pioneer...

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