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Friday, May. 26, 2000
STREET TALK
At press time, the U.S. House of Representatives had approved and sent a national parks and federal lands filming bill to President Clinton, who is expected to sign the measure into law.A.Bicoastal Straw Dogs has signed director Stan Morse for commercial representation. Morse has already wrapped...
Friday, May. 19, 2000
STREET TALK
There's a significant addition to the family of post/effects facilities under the umbrella of publicly traded, Englewood, Colo.-based cable and communications conglomerate Liberty Media Corp. Liberty Media subsidiary Four Media Company (4MC), a Burbank-based public company, announced at press time...
Friday, May. 12, 2000
STREET TALK
Word is that director Jaume is bidding on jobs through bicoastal/international PartizanA.New York-based Shooting Gallery Productions has signed director/cameraman Allen Weiss, who has directed independently for the past year through his own Raleigh, N.C.-based shop, Brackish Films.....Palomar...
Friday, May. 5, 2000
STREET TALK
At press time, word was that the Joint Policy Committee of the 4As and ANA was about to file charges with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that SAG and AFTRA have refused to bargain in good faith for a new commercials contract, and that the unions have engaged in unfair labor practices...
Friday, Apr. 28, 2000
STREET TALK
Bicoastal/international Propaganda Films has signed an exclusive deal to represent European director Sebastien Grousset for spots, music video, television and feature films; Grousset is now helming his first Propaganda job: a MasterCard spot out of McCann-Erickson, New York....Jeff Armstrong, the...
Friday, Apr. 21, 2000
STREET TALK
Publicly traded, Englewood, Colo.-based cable and communications company Liberty Media Corp. has completed its acquisition of Four Media Company (4MC), the Burbank-headquartered, publicly held firm that is parent to several post/visual effects facilities (i.e. Santa Monica-based R!OT; Company 3,...
Friday, Apr. 14, 2000
STREET TALK
Director Mark Pellington and producer Tom Gorai of Los Angeles-based Pellington/Gorai have signed with bicoastal/international Propaganda Films for exclusive representation in spots and music videos. The deal also give Propaganda first-look rights to all Pellington/Gorai's feature film, television...
Friday, Apr. 7, 2000
STREET TALK
After 26 years at Chicago-based agency Leo Burnett Co., senior VP/director of TV services David Beller has announced he is retiring; Burnett has not yet named his successor....Director Nick Lewin has moved from bicoastal X-1 Films over to sister company, Crossroads Films....Director Marty Weiss,...
Friday, Mar. 31, 2000
STREET TALK
DreamWorks SKG, Los Angeles, has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority interest in Palo Alto, Calif.-based computer animation studio Pacific Data Images (PDI). DreamWorks has owned 40 percent of PDI for several years, but now doubles that stake with a deal to acquire Carl Rosendahl's...
Friday, Mar. 24, 2000
STREET TALK
At press time (3/21), the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) had stopped accepting applications for new H-1B visas this current fiscal year. That's because the INS reached the annual allotment of 115,000 such visas. The allocation was supposed to last a full year, from October 1999...

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