Friday, May. 14, 1999

Computer Cafe has opened a full service studio in Santa Monica. The 1,400 square foot site, in the heart of the city's burgeoning media district, will be staffed by art director/digital artist Ron Honn who's relocating from the company's Santa Maria headquarters, and producer Jonathan Stone, who...

Friday, May. 14, 1999

Visual effects artist Steve Scott, who spent the past four years at The Post Group, Hollywood, has joined 525 Studios, Santa Monica. His credits span short- and long-form. The latter include his having done some compositing on Titanic and Independence Day while with The Post Group. And during an...

Friday, May. 14, 1999

While the proposed stage complex at the Brooklyn Navy Yard is far from a done deal, a number of major players-including Miramax Films, New York, and actor Robert DeNiro's Tribeca Productions, New York-have jumped on board the project in recent months.

Last week (5/3), a group of companies...

Friday, May. 14, 1999

The uncompromising and outspoken Joe Pytka discussed his thoughts on the commercial industry in a conversation presented by The One Club held at the Museum of Television & Radio on May 5. After a screening of Pytka's work, the long-maned director talked about his craft and answered questions...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

May 7/Chicago: Chicago ADDYs call for entries deadline, (312) 321-9464....May 8-27/New York: Director/cameraman Cosimo Scianna's "Textures," a collection of fine art photography at the Wickiser Gallery. Info, Roberta Lawrence, (212) 627-0297; Irene Scianna, (212) 206-1818....May 17-18/New York:...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

Cutters Inc., a Chicago-headquartered full-service postproduction house with a satellite effects/design studio in Santa Monica, has promoted Steve Stein to editor.

Stein, who joined Cutters as an assistant in April '97, has edited spots for Noxema via Leo Burnett Co, Chicago, and the...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

Big Fish Films, a Dallas-based production company, has added Kim Walls as production manager and Robbie Hague as studio manager.

Walls will manage all details of Big Fish Films' commercial production work. Previously, Walls spent a year serving as a freelance production coordinator,...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

Unlucky in love? Well, now you can try your chances on the Internet with the Dating Game Online, a multi-player Web version of the classic TV show produced by Sony Online Entertainment.

The online game was designed and developed by San Francisco-based Click 3X/Construct, the company...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

Ogilvy & Mather, Atlanta, Creates Dark Comedy For World Championship Wrestling.

CLIENT

World Championship Wrestling.

PRODUCTION CO.

Coppos Films, bicoastal. Craig Gillespie, director; John Schwartzman, DP; Allison Nunn, executive producer;

Jay Shapiro,...

Friday, May. 7, 1999

A boy is lying on his bed, thoughtfully drawing on a white board with his Crayola markers, erasing and re-sketching parts that don't make the grade. He studies the two stick figures-one labeled "Mom," the other "Dad"-carefully. You can sense he's envisioning his parents so as to depict them as...

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