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Chat Room Interviews
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Friday, Feb. 9, 2007
Chat Room: Steven Poster, ASC
Last summer, the national executive board of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG), IATSE Local 600, elected commercial, television and feature DP Steven Poster, ASC as its new president. He was elected to fill the remaining term of Gary Dunham's presidency, following Dunham's removal from...
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007
iChat: Raj Amin, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer HealthiNation
HealthiNation , a video-on-demand platform founded in 2005, offers a variety of health content for consumers and an advertising opportunity that is especially relevant at a time when pharmaceutical television advertising is being ridiculed from all corners. Pharmaceutical companies, food and...
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
iChat: Kirk Berridge, Founder, VP/General Manager Sports Ad Marketplace
Although the Super Bowl has risen to the top of the TV ad marketplace, the NFL hasn't exactly cornered the market on broadband video ads. A conversation with Kirk Berridge, the founder and VP/general manager of Sports Ad Marketplace , a San Francisco-based firm that sells online advertising for...
Friday, Jan. 26, 2007
Chat Room: Ray Feeney
Visual effects software pioneer Ray Feeney has been voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The award, an Oscar statuette, will be presented at the Scientific and Technical Awards Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 10, '07. Feeney began...
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007
iChat: RPA Senior VP Pete Imwalle
In 1986, Gerry Rubin and Larry Postaer launched RPA in Santa Monica, CA, which became the largest independent agency on the West Coast with an interactive division recently recognized as best creative by OMMA magazine and Marketing Daily. The agency is renowned for the work they have done for major...
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007
iChat: Starcom USA VP/Video Innovation Director Tracey Scheppach
Buying TV advertising is no longer the exclusive responsibility of linear TV buyers. With the introduction of broadband TV, including full-streamed episodes at network broadband sites, media buyers are buying broadband spots for advertisers looking to take advantage of the new opportunity. Tracey...
Friday, Jan. 12, 2007
Chat Room: Ron Lawner
As 2006 came to a close, Ron Lawner, the visionary creative leader behind a decade long series of commercial hits for client Volkswagen and memorable work for Fidelity Investments, American Legacy ("Truth" campaign), Royal Caribbean, Jovan Musk and Kinney Shoes, completed a 25-year career with...
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007
iChat: Greg Smith, Chief Operating Officer Neo@Ogilvy
Greg Smith, COO of Neo@Ogilvy , ( www.ogilvy.com/neo ) one of the major players in the broadband video space, is this year's first iChat personality. Smith offers fascinating comments on how broadband video is transforming American advertising, not just by allowing advertisers to play videos online...
Friday, Dec. 22, 2006
iCHAT: Allant Group's Eric Schmitt
How will the growth of broadband video advertising impact direct marketing? Will it lead to cuts in direct mail and telemarketing? Will it encourage direct marketers to transform their marketing strategies for the broadband world? To answer these questions, iSPOT spoke with Eric Schmitt, executive...
Friday, Dec. 15, 2006
Chat Room: Renny Gleeson
Renny Gleeson was recently named the global director of digital strategies at Wieden + Kennedy , based in Portland, Ore. In this newly created position, Gleeson will oversee W+K's global digital strategy and investments and help guide digital strategy for the W+K client roster, including Nike, Coke...