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Chat Room Interviews
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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007
iChat: Guerilla FX's co-owner, director Thor Raxlen
iSPOT first came across Guerilla FX/New York, an independent design, effects and post finishing company, through the work it did on "End-to-End," (iSPOT of the Week, May 2) a video ad for Foot Locker and Adidas that used time-lapse photography to show a graffiti artist at work. Since then, the...
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2007
iChat: Cabot Norton, Creative Director, Atmosphere BBDO
Atmosphere BBDO, the digital agency network of BBDO North America, was founded in 1997 and is a full service digital marketing company that has done work for AOL, GE, Fed Ex, Snickers, Target and the NFL. iSPOT is interested to learn how a digital arm of a major agency works with the offline agency...
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2007
Chat Room: Daniel Russ
Some 13 months ago Daniel Russ became executive creative director at R&R Partners , overseeing the work of the agency's offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Reno and Washington, D.C. The move ended his long tenure at GSD&M , Austin, Texas, where he last served as VP/group creative...
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2007
iChat: Independent Filmmaker Azad Jafarian
Azad Jafarian is an Iranian born filmmaker who came to the U.S. at 14, graduated from USC's School of Cinematic Arts in 2001 and began making films, including "Lady Liberty," a short film about a young girl who blackmails a U.S. senator that won the Palm de Grease award at the Duke City Shootout...
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2007
iChat: Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture
Andrew Keen, author of the controversial new book, The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture (Doubleday/Currency), condemns Web 2.0 as the destroyer of traditional American culture, from mainstream media to the music industry. But he's not totally opposed to online video...
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2007
iCHAT: imc²'s Prexy Doug Levy
imc², a 12-year-old interactive agency based in Dallas, has developed vivilogues, which use a variety of videos to tell a detailed story about a brand. The most recent vivilogue, for GlaxoSmithKline's alli™, an over-the-counter weight loss product, uses 11 different videos in three section areas to...
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2007
Chat Room: Dion Beebe, ASC
Feature and commercial DP Dion Beebe, ASC, is a noted artist spanning short and long-form fare--evidence of the latter being his 2006 Oscar for best cinematography on Memoirs of a Geisha . The same film earned a BAFTA Award as well as the top honor in the feature competition at the 20th annual...
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2007
iChat: TargetSpot's CEO Doug Perlson
The growth of Internet radio has not resulted in a wealth of advertising because stations have been unable to sell it on their own and there hasn't been a lot of outside help. TargetSpot , launched in conjunction with CBS Radio, which owns over 100 music, talk, sports and news stations, will sell...
Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2007
iChat: Shelley DeVilliers, The Coca-Cola Company's Director, Global Brand Management of the Sprite brand team
There's been a lot of talk about mobile video lately and now one major company has taken action. The Coca-Cola Company has launched the Sprite Yard , a mobile community for young consumers that offers downloadable content, including mobisodes starring the Lymon characters that define the taste of...
Thursday, Jun. 7, 2007
Chat Room: Tom Cronin
An unabashed sports fan, Tom Cronin definitely picked the right gig. A founding member of Element 79 Partners , he was recently promoted to VP and lead executive producer for the sports-driven Gatorade brand at the Chicago ad agency. To say that Cronin provides continuity for Gatorade is an...