Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

Don Hoeg and John Truckenbrod have partnered to open a design/production studio in Chicago. The as-yet-unnamed boutique will target commercial and broadcast design projects. Its equipment includes a Smoke, a Flame and two NT workstations with a variety of digital packages including PhotoShop...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

ISN'T THIS BUSINESS TOUGH enough without having to prepare for a catastrophe of global proportions? I figured that the biggest challenges we would face in 1999 would be shrinking budgets, lack of work and paying our AICP dues. Judging from the number of surveys I've received, as well as agency...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

OCTOBER 14, 1994

Director Ray Lawrence has signed with Bedford Falls, Santa Monica, for commercial representation in the U.S. He will continue to work internationally via Window Productions, the Sydney, Australia-based shop where he is a partner....Red Car, an editing shop with offices in...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

PAST INSTALLMENTS OF this column have emphasized the importance of arts education and high-tech training. We've tried to give meaningful exposure to progressive programs in various centers, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The latest to come to our attention is "One...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

Eight U.S. congressmen have initiated a campaign to get U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky to raise the issue of runway production at the World Trade Organization (WTO) talks which will begin next month (Nov. 30-Dec. 3) in Seattle. The move is in line with an earlier-reported push to...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

The average cost of producing a :30 TV commercial in 1998 decreased four percent as compared to 1997, according to the just-released American Association of Advertising Agencies' (4A's) annual Television Production Cost Survey.

Extrapolated from a database of 1,279 national :30s as...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

NEW YORK-Bicoastal/international @radical.media has signed director Eden Diebel, who prefers to go by the single moniker Eden, for global representation. Eden was formerly represented internationally by bicoastal/international The Artists Company.

Since joining The Artists Company three...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood, Burbank) has announced the nominees for its 27th annual Annie Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in animation. In the TV commercial category, San Francisco-based Wild Brain produced two of the five nominated spots: a San...

Friday, Oct. 15, 1999

The camera reveals a slightly ominous image: a white spider quickly weaving a silky web on a black background, accompanied only by a chewing sound. The camera pulls back to reveal that the spider has spun his web between two goal posts on a soccer field. The creepy critter is then shown in close...

Friday, Sep. 10, 1999

TBWA/Chiat/Day, Dir. Michael Bay, Digital Domain Explore The Power Of Sight

Unseen.

CLIENT

Levi Strauss & Co./Levi"s Red Tab Jeans.

PRODUCTION CO.

Propaganda Films, bicoastal/international. Michael Bay, director; John

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