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Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007
iChat: adap.tv's VP Sean Behr
The big news this week may be YouTube's introduction of the overlay video ad format, but it's not the first company to offer it. Adap.tv ( www.adap.tv ) introduced its own version earlier this year and is working with a few major publishers on it. While YouTube's overlays play underlying video ads...
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007
iChat: Bart Feder, CEO/ President, The FeedRoom
Bart Feder, CEO/president of The FeedRoom since 2004, has a background of more than 20 years as a TV news director, at WABC-TV in New York and other stations. The FeedRoom started out playing video content for media companies but has branched out into the corporate world, because today "every...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007
Chat Room: Rupert Samuel
Up until recently, Rupert Samuel's advertising career had pretty much been at one place--and what a place indeed, the lauded Crispin Porter+Bogusky (CP+B ), Miami. He started there as an intern, went back to London to finish up his schooling in communications and film at Brunel University and then...
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007
iChat: Sean Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, ClipSyndicate
ClipSyndicate, the video news syndication service that launched in April 2006 and is operating in beta, is providing a platform for broadcasters and other content owners to play their video clips across a network of sites, with both parties sharing the ad revenue. The service enables publishers to...
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007
iChat: Carat CEO Sarah Fay
One of the biggest news items in the ad world at the end of July was the fusion of Carat USA, the general media agency, with Carat Fusion , the digital agency, in a move that heightened the landscape for digital advertising. There's been talk that the move elevates digital to the forefront of...
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...