Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

On the first of the year, the world started electronically trading in euros, the new monetary unit set to replace the local currencies of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Although the European Union (EU) wont put the...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Patricia Reed Scott, commissioner of the Mayors Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, announced last week (1/20) that 1998 production expenditures in New York City hit new highs across the board for commercials, films and television. Direct expenditures for film...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

Trail Head, a spot production house under the Michael Romersa-owned Stoney Road banner, has added director Joe Schaak. The Minneapolis-based director continues to be affiliated with Twist, Minneapolis, for local projects.

Schaak was formerly repped nationally by another Stoney Road...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

Tracy Hauser is exiting her post as executive producer at Culver City-based Pavlov Productions, the commercial division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). She will be succeeded by Paul Kawasaki, Pavlovs head of production. At press time, Hauser and Kawasaki were working together to ensure...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

It has become evident that the idea of tongue in cheek has eluded some special interest groups in Washington.

The D.C.-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recently held its 14th Annual Harlan Page Hubbard Lemon Awards, doling out gold lemons for the 10 most misleading,...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

On the first of the year, the world started electronically trading in euros, the new monetary unit set to replace the local currencies of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Although the European Union (EU...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

28/New Orleans: 36th Annual National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Program Conference & Exhibition at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Details, call (310) 453-4440 or www.natpe.org....Feb. 1: Deadline for entries to the...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

Boston-based Arnold Communications is introducing Volkswagen's redesigned 1999 Jetta in a new :60 driven by a memorable tune-one that ends entirely too soon.

"Synchronicity," directed by Gerard de Thame via bicoastal HSI Productions, features a couple driving a new black...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

A 30-second spot affords only enough time to scratch the surface of a subject, but in the case of a Texas Lottery spot from GSD&M, Austin, Texas, that's all that's necessary.

"Rodeo" features a multilayered arena with cutout live-action footage of a crowd of...

Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

CLIENT

Campbell's Baked Potato Chunky Soups.

PRODUCTION CO.

Celsius Films, New York. Mark Tiedemann, director; John Stanier, DP; Bob Fisher and Stephanie Oakley, executive producers; Dirk Detweiler, producer. Shot on location.

AGENCY

Young...

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