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Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
AICP Launches Double The Line Initiative To Advance Diversity and Inclusion In The Commercial Production Industry
Through its Equity and Inclusion Committee, AICP is launching the Double the Line (DTL) initiative, which gives production and postproduction companies, agencies, and clients the ability to create opportunities for people of color in the advertising industry.
DTL is the brainchild of...
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020
The Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP)--created by the AICP and the DGA to increase representation of women and other under-represented groups in the spotmaking/branded content directing ranks--has launched the 50/50 Honorable Mentorship Program. This mentorship effort has teamed 50+...
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020
As remote working has increasingly encroached on the concept of the “work/life balance,” the AICP Post Council decided to address the issue. The Council, an advisory group to the AICP National Board, has created a set of common sense guidelines for working remotely, and is recommending to AICP...
Monday, Oct. 12, 2020
The Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP), created by the AICP and the Directors Guild of America to bring women and other under-represented directors into commercials and marketing communications, has announced the five Fellows for the program’s 2021 cycle: Iqbal Ahmed, Manjari Makijany...
Monday, Oct. 12, 2020
Just as it did with the introduction of its TV commercial bid form in the early 1970s, AICP has taken an unprecedented step forward when it comes to the bidding process as it exists today with the launch of ABID (pronunced “ay-bid”), the AICP Bid...
Monday, Sep. 14, 2020
AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee, launched as part of the association’s Commitment to Drive Change initiative, has announced its roster of members and established its working agenda as it moves to help the industry cast a wider net for talent, create opportunities for mentorship and...
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020
The AICP COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines and Considerations for production and postproduction have been updated for a fifth time (marked as Version 6) since their initial launch in late April. The updates include a new section for Agency/Client Considerations and Planning, as well as links to...
Friday, Jun. 12, 2020
The expression “you can’t go home again” gained popularity as the title of Thomas Wolfe’s famous 1940 novel. The profound gist that resonated with so many was that if you try to return to a place you remember from the past, it won’t be the same as you remember it.
That may be true even...
Thursday, May. 21, 2020
The AICP’s COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines and Considerations for production and postproduction have been updated for a third time (marked as Version 4) since their initial launch in late April. There are new sections, including one on human resources considerations and screening, as well as...
Monday, May. 4, 2020
The AICP has released an initial set of COVID-19 workplace guidelines for production and postproduction companies working in commercials and advertising content. Developed by a working committee comprised of members representing all facets of the industry, the guidelines are intended to steer...