Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

Commercial director and former agency creative June Manton has joined New York-based Open Frame Productions.

After a two-year stint with Venice, Calif.-based Drive (formerly Shut Up and Drive), Manton decided that she simply wanted to be with a New York-based production company. I live in...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

Cognito Films, the Santa Monica shop headed by executive producer Alan Landau, has launched a Latin spot division, No Guns Pictures. Based in Venice, Calif., with a satellite office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the new venture reflects Landaus longstanding interest in the Latin market. I think...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

PRODUCTION CO.

Anheuser-Busch/Bud Light.

PRODUCTION CO.

Visitor, Santa Monica. Dave Merhar, director; Amir Mokri, DP; Olivier Katz, executive producer; Grayson Bithell, producer; Roeban Katz, special effects supervisor. Shot on location.

AGENCY...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

CLIENT

Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

PRODUCTION CO.

Straw Dogs, New York. Mike Rowles, director; Peter Donohue, DP; Craig Rodgers, executive producer; Diane Leucie, producer. Shot on location.

AGENCY

Ted Chin & Company, Greenwich...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

CLIENT

Bank of Hawaii.

PRODUCTION CO.

Pinnacle Studios, Seattle. Jack Barrett, director; Kip Anderson, DP; Terry Wakayama, digital designer; Geraint Owen, producer. Shot at Pinnacle Studios.

AGENCY

Starr Seigle McCombs, Honolulu. Kathryn...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

"What's my motivation?" It's become an actor's clich when seeking guidance and further insight into the character he or she is portraying. But in the case of "Critic," a :60 conceived by a team from Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis, for Theatre de La June Lune, an aspiring actor...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

A new Steel Alliance ad campaign out of GSD&M, Austin, highlights the applications and benefits of using steel. One of the five :15 spots, "Split Second," makes the most compelling argument: your life may depend on it.

Directed by Gerard de Thame, in a production...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

In the bad old days, when Josh Rabinowitz, a music producer at Young & Rubicam in New York, needed to present musical ideas to a creative, he'd run down to Colony Records on Broadway and search through the compact disk bins. Sometimes he knew exactly what he wanted; other...

Friday, Feb. 26, 1999

Over the course of several weeks, SHOOT has received reels from more than 50 music houses vying to have their spots included on the winter 1999 list of Top 10 spot tracks. The editors at SHOOT spent many hours watching and listening to these submissions as well as calling in...

Friday, Feb. 19, 1999

NEW YORK-The producing/ directing team of Bill Price and Chris Weinstein has been signed to head Division 6, the commercial production division of National Video Center.

Division 6, which is best known for producing TV promos and openers, had been a ship without a...

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