• BULLETIN BOARD

    9/New York: 8th Annual AICP Show & Lecture Series at MoMA. Jennifer Jacovsky and Ileana Montalvo, (212) 475-2600....June 9-12/San Francisco: PROMAX & BDA's 1999 Conference & Exposition...

  • Opening A Naked Eye: Editor Rick Bennett Launches His Own Venture.

    "I've always had a desire to put things in some kind of chronological order, so for me editing is a great field," Rick Bennett said with a hearty laugh, citing obsessive and self-admittedly anal...

  • Fallon McElligott Goes Back In Time For Timex

    Academy Dir. Geoff Posner Recreates Vintage Look Of '50s Product Demo Spots.

    CLIENT

    Timex Corporation.

    PRODUCTION CO.

    Academy Commercials, London. Geoff Posner,...

  • "Biking"

    A man pedals a bicycle in a scenic park alongside a body of water. However, this seemingly tranquil scenario is anything but as he's biking while talking on a cellular phone, wreaking havoc on...

  • Coke Bottle Reveals "Real Thing": True Love

    Picture a robot in the heart of a '40's movie and you have the strange, humorous mix of nostalgia and the futuristic embodied in a spec spot for Coca-Cola conceived and directed by Jim Byrkit, who...

  • AICP Takes Stand On Spec Work For Advertisers

    The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) is advising production companies to re-think their role if asked to produce client-initiated commercials on spec. In a letter sent to its...

  • Sighvattson Invests In Palomar Pictures

    In what marks the culmination of a deal six months in the making, entertainment entrepreneur Sigurjon "Joni" Sighvattson has acquired a majority interest in Los Angeles-based production company...

  • Body Work Prescribed For Alleged Spec Damage

    While spec spots have launched the careers of numerous directors-and in some cases, helped to change marketplace perceptions of already established commercialmakers-the nature of that work, when...

  • ABC To Air Super Bowl In HDTV

    In a move that could greatly impact the acceptance of digital television (DTV) in the advertising community, ABC Television Network and Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Company...

  • California Resurrects Anti-Tobacco Spots

    Gov. Gray Davis (D-CA) is releasing two anti-tobacco spots which were killed in the mid-'90s by the administration of his predecessor, Gov. Pete Wilson (R-CA). The ads, considered some of the...

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