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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...
Friday, Mar. 17, 2000
STREET TALK
Director Martin Canellakis has joined bicoastal/international hungry man. He comes over from bicoastal Coppos Films, where he had been represented first as part of the Marty+Brian directorial duo, and then as an individual helmer after he and Brian Aldrich each decided to go solo late last year (...
Friday, Mar. 10, 2000
STREET TALK
Bicoastal Partizan has signed director Dominic Murphy…. Ritts/Hayden, Los Angeles, has added director Daniel Kleinman for stateside representation….Stephanie Apt, former director of broadcast production at J. Walter Thompson, New York, has been named managing director for the soon-to-be-launched...
Friday, Mar. 3, 2000
STREET TALK
SAG and AFTRA are scheduled to send out strike authorization ballots to union rank and file on March 7. SAG and AFTRA members will be asked to give their negotiating team the authority to call a strike against the advertising industry if ongoing talks for a new commercials contract fail to produce...
Friday, Feb. 25, 2000
STREET TALK
Bicoastal production house 8Media, the shop launched by Steve Golin, has officially changed its name to Anonymous. The company has also added director Jeffery Plansker, formerly of bicoastal/international Propaganda Films, and West Coast rep Charlie McBrearty...Feature filmmaker Tim Burton (Sleepy...
Friday, Feb. 18, 2000
STREET TALK
Director Marius Holtz has signed with bicoastal RSA USA…. Director Patricia Murphy, best known for her spot work in the U.K., has come aboard Bravo Zulu, Santa Monica, for stateside representation….Word is that director James Dalthorp, formerly of now defunct 1/33 Productions, is headed for Santa...
Friday, Feb. 11, 2000
STREET TALK
Director Malcolm Venville is said to have departed bicoastal/international Propaganda Films to join bicoastal 8Media....New York-based executive producer Bill Perna has exited bicoastal M-80....Laura Howard, formerly head of sales and client-direct business at bicoastal Tool of North America, is...

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