Friday, Jan. 28, 2000

January 28, 1995/Bruce Hurwit, a creative group head/art director for four years at Cliff Freeman & Partners, New York, left the agency to direct commercials for bicoastal Crossroads Films....Director/cameraman Ken Morrison joined bicoastal Harmony Pictures for spot representation in New...

Friday, Jan. 28, 2000

January 28, 1995/Bruce Hurwit, a creative group head/art director for four years at Cliff Freeman & Partners, New York, left the agency to direct commercials for bicoastal Crossroads Films....Director/cameraman Ken Morrison joined bicoastal Harmony Pictures for spot representation in New...

Friday, Jan. 28, 2000

Say you're searching for the right animation house to produce a commercial. You can do things the old fashioned way, calling reps, requesting 3/4" reels, or you can surf through dozens of corporate Web sites, reviewing their rosters and recent credits via QuickTime and Flash software. In the...

Friday, Jan. 28, 2000

During the annual Academy Awards broadcast, television viewers get a rare and tantalizing look at animated short films, filled with lush imagery and grown-up storylines that are a far cry from standard American TV fare. Ron Diamond, the founder of Acme Filmworks, Hollywood, gets more than a...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

Creative ideas coming out of the Midwest continue to dispel the notion that ad campaigns originating out of middle America are middle of the road. While once noted as merely the place where packaged goods were the stock in trade, Midwestern agencies today are at the forefront of cutting-edge...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

The old adage says that you can't compare college to professional football. But that's changed, at least in a symbolic sense, when entering the ad arena for Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta. On Dec. 31, '99, Colorado University defeated Boston College in the Insight.com Bowl. While some would say...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

January 20, 1995/Director/cameraman Kinka Usher, formerly with Stiefel & Co., Hollywood, has joined bicoastal Smillie Films....Santiago, New York, has signed tabletop director Beth Galton for exclusive representation. Galton leaves Five Union Square Productions, New York, her roost of two...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

Jan. 24/New Orleans: 40th IBA Sweepstakes Ceremony at NATPE, Ernest N. Morian Convention Center. Gene Herd (818) 789-1182; www.hrts-iba.org....

- Jan. 25-27/New Orleans: 37th Annual NATPE Program Conference & Exhibition. (310) 453-4440;...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

Miles Goodall, a director/DP currently based in Cape Town, has signed with New York-based Taxi Films. Cape Town's Giant Films represents Goodall in South Africa and the European market. Prior to his Giant representation, Goodall was represented for four years by Liberation Films, a company which...

Friday, Jan. 21, 2000

Magick Lantern, Atlanta, has added Amy Henderson as operations manager/postproduction producer.

In her new post, Henderson will handle the scheduling and producing for the facility's clients. She was previously with Broadcast Video Inc. (BVI), Miami, where she held the title of...

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