Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

Perhaps it was George Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue that inspired colorist Jean Rene Nebot to color the sky a bleeding bluealike hed melted a pastel crayon right into Geese, part of Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis United Is Rising campaign. And maybe the boy in the cafe trying to launch a plane into...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

Kieran Walsh loves accidents. Walsh, creative director/senior visual effects artist at post house Manhattan Transfer, New York, explains why he likes surprises. A lot of the things we do cant be fully storyboarded. A lot of what happens, happens in the edit when youre actually building things...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

The permalancer phenomenon started in New York and has yet to catch on in L.A., but it exists on both coasts. The term refers, of course, to people who work freelance for a company, but on a permanent basis. In the world of postproduction and visual effects, the category describes a new breed of...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

Impact PSA, an L.A.-based nonprofit production company whose mission is to bring awareness to elder abuse, has released "Spilled Milk," the first PSA in its planned national campaign. Conceived by DMB&B, L.A., which also distributed the spot to L.A.-area TV stations, the :30...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

Director David McNally-a Toronto resident who signed last summer with bicoastal Omaha Pictures for U.S. representation (SHOOT, 7/24/98, p. 1)-spent every night for two weeks watching action movies upon being awarded his biggest American ad splash to date, Budweiser's "Lobster,"...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

The permalancer phenomenon started in New York and has yet to catch on in L.A., but it exists on both coasts. The term refers, of course, to people who work freelance for a company, but on a permanent basis. In the world of postproduction and visual effects, the category...

Friday, Feb. 5, 1999

Kieran Walsh loves accidents. Walsh, creative director/senior visual effects artist at post house Manhattan Transfer, New York, explains why he likes surprises. "A lot of the things we do can't be fully storyboarded. A lot of what happens, happens in the edit when you're...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

Feb. 11/Chicago: The 28th Annual Mobius Awards at the Chicago Cultural Center. Tickets, info, (630) 834-7773....Feb. 12: Deadline for entries to the AICP Show. Call for entries available at www.aicp.com/show or (212) 475-2600....Feb. 12: Deadline for entry...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.-As expected, Shadowrock Productions has launched a satellite shop to serve as a home for up-and-coming commercial filmmakers. The new venture, Film Neutron, is based on Shadowrock's Beverly Hills premises and has signed its first director, Jay P. Morgan,...

Friday, Jan. 29, 1999

CULVER CITY, Calif.-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, Pavlov's head of production. At press time, Hauser and...

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