Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

WHEN I WAS LITTLE, THE Super Bowl had an entirely different meaning for me. I grew up around Green BayaPacker country. My parents were often invited to big Super Bowl parties. The grown-ups would shout and holler around the TV. Playing with the other kids, I would catch an occasional glimpse of...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

5 Years Ago

JANUARY 21, 1994

The Association of Independent Commercial Producers has approved the hiring of a full-time, salaried national executive director to be responsible for strengthening the organizations lobbying muscle and building relationships with advertisers and...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

ATIS THE SEASON TO HUNT down details of spots set to air on the Super Bowl. This annual ritual has become a bit more daunting in recent years, and 1999 has arguably proven the most difficult in terms of gathering info, as agencies and advertisers have become particularly reticent while...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

Stephanie Seligman, exec. producer on the East Coast and overall head of production for A Band Apart Commercials, bicoastal with a Minneapolis office, has left the company. At press time, she did not know her immediate plans. She said her departure was due to a difference in...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

CLIENT

Champs/adidas.

PRODUCTION CO.

Farmland Studios, Hollywood. Ramaa Mosley, director; Arlene Donnelly, DP; Scott Gardenhour, executive producer. Shot on location.

AGENCY

Publicis, New York. Peter Hoffman, group creative head; Cassie...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

CLIENT

Map Mobile Communications/ SmartBeep.

PRODUCTION CO.

Crossroads Films, Los Angeles. Mark Story, director; Tim Suhrstedt, DP; Cami Taylor, executive producer; Norman Reiss, producer. Shot on location.

AGENCY

Mercury Advertising,...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

CLIENT

California Pizza Kitchen.

PRODUCTION CO.

The A+R Group, bicoastal. Michael Cuesta, director/DP; Roberto Cecchini, executive producer; Mike Downey, producer. Shot on location.

AGENCY

Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago. David Moeller...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

CLIENT

Kellogg's Special K.

PRODUCTION CO.

Avion Film Productions, Toronto. Francine McDougall, director; Andre Pienaar, DP; Michael Schwartz, executive producer; Jennifer Base,

freelance producer. Shot at Harborside Studios, Toronto.

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Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

In an effective message about body-weight obsession that's both humorous and slightly unsettling, Leo Burnett Co., Toronto's latest :30 in the "Look Good On Your Own Terms" campaign for Kellogg's Special K stars a pasty-faced Chatty Cathy look-alike droning crash-diet dogma...

Friday, Jan. 15, 1999

CLIENT

Home Box Office (HBO).

PRODUCTION CO.

PYTKA, Venice, Calif. Joe Pytka, director/DP; Suellen Wagner, executive producer. Shot at The Culver Studios, Culver City, Calif., and on location.

AGENCY

BBDO New York. Ted Sann, chief creative...

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