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Friday, Feb. 9, 2001
Director Federico Brugia is coming aboard bicoastal Partizan for exclusive spot representation in the U.S....Director Baker Smith is leaving Santa Monica-based Tate & Partners to form his own company, Harvest, effective March 15. All of Smith's jobs submitted prior to this date will be produced...
Friday, Feb. 2, 2001
Word is that filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream) is coming aboard Los Angeles-headquartered A Band Apart.35mm for spot representation….Executive producer Chris Wagoner has launched Los Angeles-based spot/music video house YOU Media, with a directorial roster for commercials...
Friday, Jan. 26, 2001
Bob Isherwood, New York-based worldwide creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi, has been named president of two juries for this year's Cannes International Advertising Festival. He will head the film as well as the press & poster competition judging….Mark Egmon, executive producer at...
Friday, Jan. 19, 2001
Bicoastal HKM Productions has entered into a strategic alliance with New York-headquartered Filter Media, an enhanced television and convergence-strategy consulting and content-development firm. The relationship is designed to allow both companies to better pursue and deliver on enhanced TV...
Friday, Jan. 12, 2001
The industry is mourning the death of Steve Sandoz, interactive creative director at Portland, Ore.-based Wieden+Kennedy. Sandoz, who had spent 11 years at W+K, also conceptualized and directed spots through his own Portland shop, Artsy Fartsy Productions.....Shooting Gallery Inc. president/CFO...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2001
The new four-year commercials contract recently tentatively agreed to by the Association of Independent Commercial Producers and the Directors Guild of America (SHOOT, 11/10, p. 1) has received unanimous approval from the DGA national board, which has referred the pact to the guild's general...
Friday, Dec. 15, 2000
Slo Graffiti, a division of Los Angeles-based Palomar Pictures, has signed director Robert B. Martin Jr., for commercial representation. Martin previously operated now-closed casting agency The Monkey Brothers with former partner Aaron Priest, who recently signed a deal to direct spots through...
Friday, Dec. 8, 2000
The ballots have been tabulated and the strike by the actors' unions against the advertising industry has formally ended. Members of SAG and AFTRA overwhelmingly approved the new three-year contract covering commercials by a nearly 40,000 vote margin. In total, 42,000-plus votes were cast,...
Friday, Dec. 1, 2000
Overseas Filmgroup, a publicly traded, worldwide independent film distributor, is set to launch a bicoastal TV commercial production division, for which six directors have already been secured: Julie Taymor, Julian Schnabel, Joan Chen, Marleen Gorris, Lisa Krueger and Darren Keith. Earlier this...
Friday, Nov. 24, 2000
The average cost to produce a 30-second, national TV commercial in 1999 was $343,000—a 16 percent increase ($48,000) from the previous year—according to the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's) '99 Television Production Cost Survey. That's the largest hike in the 13-year history of...