Having kicked off the 58th year of publication for SHOOT Magazine in December, SHOOT renews its mission to provide commercial and entertainment industry creative, production and post decision-makers with the latest industry news, valuable information on established and up-and-coming talent, the best new work and the people, companies and technology behind the work.  We'll remain vigilant to stay on top of the latest industry trends and issues transforming the business and how they apply to our audience in their daily business.  We'll also continue to cover industry events, film festivals and award shows, bringing what we learn from them to the attention of our full audience.  As we continue to invest in and grow SHOOT's high-impact digital platforms SHOOTonline.com, The SHOOT Publicity Wire, MySHOOT and email newsletters The SHOOT>e.diton, Brand New[s], ScreenWork and The SHOOT Dailies, we are pleased to announce the continued publication of six print issues of SHOOT Magazine in 2019.  As many print publications have fallen by the wayside over the years, we are pleased to be able to publish this important mainstay on the production/post scene for more than five decades.  With each print issue, we also publish a PDF version that is available on SHOOTonline.com for additional readers to view/download. And,  we email the PDF version to the SHOOT>e.dition's 28,000 opt-in subscribers when it's first published bringing a great deal of extra attention to the print issue advertisers. 

See Below For A Look At What's Going On At SHOOT In 2019, including:

  • Great Advertising Opportunities: Print & Digital Platforms 
  • The SHOOT Publicity Wire: Publicity & Video Releases
  • SHOOT Membership Levels - with Great Perks
  • MySHOOT Talent Database - post your company & individual profiles
  • The SHOOT New Directors Search Jan-March 2019
  • The SHOOT 17th Annual New Directors Showcase Event, May 30, 2019 at the DGA in NYC
  • The SHOOT BTS Photo Contest
  • SHOOT Content Marketing
  • SHOOT Classifieds

SHOOT Advertising Connects You to Industry Decision-makers!  Choose from great selection of Print & Digital Platforms To Get Your Message Out to Industry Decision-makers, Clients & Potential Clients
Our mandate for more than five decades has been to provide readers with a combination of news reporting, artistic & creative perspectives, and meaningful information affecting the bread and butter of their businesses to provide food for thought to assist them in making informed creative, production and business decisions. SHOOT connects commercial & entertainment buyers & sellers of creative, production, postproduction & business services to the latest industry news & trends, best new work and EACH OTHER!! SHOOT advertising -- branding, sales, talent, FYC, congratulations and acknowledgement messages --- reaches executives and artisans at Ad Agencies, Brands, Production, Post, Music & Sound, VFX & Animation companies, TV/Cable/Online/Mobile Networks, movie studios and independent filmmakers. Titles SHOOT reaches include Chief Creative Officers, Creative Directors, Art Directors, Copywriters, Chief Production Officers, Producers, Broadcast Business Managers, Brand managers, Owners, Managing Directors, Exec Producers, Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, Colorists, Visual Effects Supervisors/artists, Designers, Composers/Sound Designers/Mixers.  Advertising in SHOOT's digital & print formats will provide a high impact direct link to prospective clients/industry influencers to tell them why they should want to connect with your company, projects, artisans, services or products. The environment is ideal for making announcements, introducing new talent, saying thank you, awards-related advertising, offering congratulations, listing company roster or showcasing recent work.   If you want to reach commercial and entertainment production & post industry decision-makers and potential clients, consider a tailor-made for you SHOOT Marketing plan for 2019.  Contact SHOOT Publisher, Roberta Griefer, via email or at 203/227-1699, ext 701 for ad rates and a 2019 tailor-made-for-your-company advertising proposal.

SHOOT Magazine
2019 Issue DatesFebruary Issue (out  2/8),  March/April Issue (out 3/22), May/June Issue (out 5/24), Aug./Sept. Issue (out 8/9), Oct./Nov. Issue (out 10/18), December/January Issue (out 12/13)
SHOOT Magazine provides a highly-conducive environment in which to promote companies, talent rosters, awards & festival announcements/ FYC advertising, business/creative & production services and production equipment/software to SHOOT's audience of industry decision-makers.   Not only will you receive high-profile industry exposure to industry decision-makers and potential clients who will literally be holding your Ad in their hands while they are engaged in reading the publication --- you'll be helping us to keep publishing print issues.  Support the print publication that's been supporting the production & post industry for 58 years.  Click Here for a fun look at what some of our Advertising Agency readers, including Chief Creative Officers and Chief Production Officers have to say about how long they've been reading SHOOT and why they read it - repeately we hear that a key reason it to learn about production & post artisans & companies.

Here's a look at what's coming up in SHOOT Magazine's February Issue...

Production & Post 2019 Survey
With the New Year underway, we'll hear from Leading Production and Post Company owners, presidents & managing directors on business/creative lessons learned in 2018 and how they will be applied going forward with a  look at their take on what issues and trends will be important in 2019 for the industry at large and their companies in particular.  We'll also hear thoughts on workplace pay disparity and misconduct.  And, we'll hear about new work.

The Road to Oscar, Part 14
SHOOT's "Road to Oscar" Series continues exploring the backstories, creative challenges and collaborative relationships experienced by directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, production designers and other artisans nominated for an Oscar. 

Cinematographers & Cameras: ASC Award Nominees 
With the ASC Awards taking place on February 9, SHOOT profiles several nominees in theatrical features and television.

Directors: Sundance Film Festival
A look at some of the directors and their work--ranging from features to shorts and TV fare--that will debut at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Directors Guild of America "DGA Awards"
A SHOOT Report straight from attending the  DGA pre-awards "Meet the Commercial Nominees" & "Meet the Feature Nominees" sessions (on stage Q & A's with the nominees) and the DGA Awards, we'll report on both sessions and the DGA Awards winners across Film, TV & Commercials.  
Visual Effects: VES Awards: Interviews with several of the Visual Effects Society VES Awards nominees with a preview of the February Awards Gala Event. 

Super Bowl Column: Highlights of this year's crop of Big Game advertising that will be a preview to SHOOT's annual full coverage that will appear on SHOOTonline, centering on feedback from agency creatives as to what hit--and what missed--on Super Sunday.

ACE Eddie Awards Column: A rundown of the ACE Award winners

Chat Room Interview: TBA

Hot Locations Column: Film commission, lensing and incentive developments impacting feature, TV, commercial, music video, short film and interactive production.

SHOOT Columns: Spot.com.mentary, POV, Chat Room, Short Takes, Toolbox,  On the Wire, Flash Back, Street Talk, Rep Report

  • February Issue Bonus Distribution: MUAHS (Make up Artists & Hair Stylists) Awards, HPA Technology Retreat, ICG Publicists Awards

February Issue Advertising Deadlines 
Space Reservations: January 28 
Ad PDF File Deadline: February 1 (final extentsion: Feburary 4)

February Issue Print Advertiser Bonuses 

  • BONUS #1 When you place a print ad, the PDF version with live link to your site will run in the PDF version of the issue at no additional charge. The PDF version will be posted on SHOOTonline.com on 2/8 for readers to view/download and the PDF version will be emailed to The SHOOT>e.dition's 28,000 opt-in subscribers on 2/11.
  • BONUS #2 
  1. Place a 1/4 or 1/3 page Ad & receive space for a 180x150 Banner on the 2/8 SHOOT>e.dition (value: 375.)
  2. Place a 1/2, 2/3 or 3/4 page Ad & receive space for a 180x150 Banner on the 2/8 & 2/15 SHOOT>e.ditions (value: $1,125.)
  3. Place a Full Page Ad and receive space for a 180x150 Banner on the 2/8, 2/15 & 2/22 SHOOT>e.ditions (value: $1,125.) 

Contact Roberta to lock in your great February Issue spot

The SHOOTonline website continues to provide 24/7 news, features, photos and video showcasing the latest and best work from the motion picture industry's top professional talent at studios, ad agencies, production houses, and freelance entrepreneurs. Banner sizes include Leaderboard 728x90, Side Medium Rectangle 300x250, Half Page 300x600 and Mid Horizontal 468x60. Banner pricing is available by the month and by the week and starting soon by impressions. 

The SHOOT>e.dition
weekly email newsletter published every Friday to 28,000 opt-in subscribers. Banner sizes include Top 468x60, 180x150, 180x1600 and two bottom banner options

The SHOOT Dailies
Daily M-F email newsletter to 3,500 opt-in subscribers.  Banner sizes include Top 728x90, 180x150 and 180x500. 

SHOOT Custom Email Blasts
Promote your special offers, screenings, etc to 45,000 opt-in subscribers. 

SHOOT Marketing Links:

  • Click Here for more info on SHOOT's epubs and sign up for free.
  • Click Here for info on SHOOT digital advertising
  • Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Print Ad Specs
  • Click Here for 2019 SHOOT Magazine Print (with PDF version) Schedule
  • Click Here for  SHOOTonline Banner Specs
  • Click Here for SHOOT Academy Phase 2 FYC Marketing opportunities
  • Click Here for SHOOT Content Marketing Opportunities

Contact SHOOT Publisher Roberta Griefer via email or 203/227-1699, ext 701 for more information, rates and tailor-made marketing proposal for 2019.

The SHOOT Publicity Wire
The SHOOT® Publicity Wire (SPW) Service provides motion picture PR, marketing professionals, companies, talent and entrepreneurs a powerful, sophisticated yet economical, tool to communicate your story directly to hard-to-reach, influential, motion-picture industry decision-makers in filmmaking, television, commercials, web multimedia industries.  SPW reaches brand clients, ad agencies, movie studios, producers, directors, production & post studios, media outlets, journalists, bloggers, researchers, social networkers, search engines, prosumers, fan sites, as well as all the other industry stakeholders and influential decision-makers that affect the commercialmaking, filmmaking, cinema, media and television, web and mobile video businesses worldwide. Using digital feeds and opt-in ePubs such as the SPW Media Alerts,  Brand New[s] and SHOOT Dailies, SHOOTonline.com* site placement, archiving and indexing, RSS Feeds, social feeds to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and mobile SMS dynamic feed, links on the weekly SHOOT >e.dition* , the SHOOTonline.com home page, and search engine optimization (SEO) for Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. And, selected releases are published in SHOOT Magazine‘s regular “On The Wire” column.  Cost ranges from just $20. to post a video release consisting of video, description and credits to $60. for a full publicity release that includes content, photos, links and video. 

Some of the copyright owners of the over 13,000 publicity releases published, distributed, and managed by SPW: AdShare, AICE, Art Directors Club, Art Directors Guild, ASSIMILATE, Association of Commercial Producers, Black Magic Design, Bully Pictures, Camp + King, Canon, Cartoni, Chainsaw, charlieuniformtango, Chelsea Pictures, CO3, Cogswell College, Cognition, Concrete+Clay, Cutters Studios, Deluxe, Digital Juice, Directors Guild of America, DOLBY, Edit Workshop, Filmworkers, Fuse FX, GPL Technologies, HOBO, Hollywood Center Studios, International Cinematographers Guild, Joseph Finn Auctioneers, jUMP, Killer Tracks, Leviathan, Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild, Manhattan Edit Workshop, Manios Digital & Film, Method Studios, Mobius Awards, MTI Film, Nice Shoes, NBCUniversal, Nonfiction, Oink Ink, Optimus, Panavision, Paramount Pictures, Pixeldust Studios, Prime Focus Technologies, MPSE, Proof, Radiant Images, Red Giant, SAG-AFTRA, Sarofsky, SIM Group, Simian, SMPTE, Sony Broadcast, Sony Pictures, STIR Post Audio, STORY, Synthetic Pictures, Technicolor, The Hithouse, The Traveling Picture Show Company, UK Music Awards, Visual Music, Wondros, Yessian Music and many many more.

SPW is for leading and emerging companies, creatives, producers, executives, managers, artisans, and their publicists in ad agencies, movie studios, production houses, talent agencies, equipment and software vendors, awards shows, film festivals, independent creatives, and others to get their work and achievements seen and recognized. SPW is a timely, comprehensive, source of new product and services information for all facets of multimedia, video, and film production/distribution.

SHOOT Membership
Join SHOOT! Company and individual memberships starting at just $14.95 per month come with multiple benefits including a MySHOOT Profile, print issues, digital archives access, newsroom creation, hotlinks in SHOOTonline articles & SPW releases. 

  • Click Here for information on SHOOT's four membership levels.

MySHOOT Company and Individual Talent Profiles
Take your marketing to the next level in 2018.  Simply join SHOOT and start posting your profile!  MySHOOT is a commercial, movie TV & video production and post talent database for motion picture artisans, and the companies who represent them, to promote their latest work and share talent profiles with ad agency, motion picture studio, TV & online networks, brand and brand agency and other motion picture decision-makers. MySHOOT was created to further help companies and their reps, talent agents and individual directors, cinematographers, editors and other motion picture artisans connect with prospects and clients producing commercial and entertainment content.  A MySHOOT profile will make finding you or your company faster and easier for the commercial and entertainment production & post decision-makers who regularly visit/read SHOOT platforms SHOOTonline.com, The SHOOT Publicity Wire, SHOOT >e.dition, Brand New[s], SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT Screenwork, the SPW Media Alerts and SHOOT magazine. To post your MySHOOT Company or Individual profile, simply sign up for one of SHOOT's four membership levels.  SHOOT membership includes MySHOOT profile(s) with reel(s) and integration across SHOOT digital platforms. With a built in audience of production and post decision-makers who already visit SHOOTonline every day for the latest industry information, news, trends and work, they can now connect directly to your new work, profile and contact information. 

My SHOOT Company and Individual Talent Profiles include the following fields:

  • Photo gallery
  • Headshot or Company Logo
  • Reel with up to 10 videos (YouTube, Vimeo, or file upload acceptable)
  • Talent Bios & Company Profiles
  • Skills indexing
  • Latest individual or company Self-Curated News via own unique RSS feed
  • Awards/History
  • Filmography
  • Film Festivals placements and awards
  • Google Location Map
  • All your or your company's social links with icons linking directly to your social page(s) on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, Stage 32, etc.
  • Direct, Company, Rep, social media Contact Info
  • Display ALL your social feeds Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, Stage 32, IMdb, Google+ and Twitter feeds

Click Here for MySHOOT Home Page
Click Here for more information on MySHOOT Profiles

The SHOOT 2019 17th Annual New Directors Search Is Underway!
SHOOT is pleased to announce that SHOOT's 17th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming directors -- who, based on their initial work, show promise to soon make major positive contributions to advertising and/or entertainment in its traditional and emerging forms -- is OPEN!.  Once the Search closes on March 31st SHOOT's editors will select the 25-30 best pieces of “work” to be featured on SHOOT’s 2019 New Directors Showcase Reel that will be screened for an audience of 400+ advertising & entertainment production decision-makers at SHOOT’s 2019 Annual New Directors Showcase Event at the DGA (Directors Guild of America) Theater on May 30, 019 in New York City.   The Showcase Directors are invited to attend and all who do will be asked to stand up from the audience while their name is announced.  Five of the directors will be invited to appear on the panel discussion before or after the screening.  All the directors chosen for the reel will be profiled in SHOOT’s May/June issue (profiles also appear in PDF version of the issue, in The SHOOT>e.dition and on SHOOTonline.) In addition to SHOOT's readers around the globe seeing the profiles, the issue will be given to guests at the May event. After the event (Directors/Producers Forum, New Directors Showcase screening, Panel Discussion and After party) SHOOT will provide coverage and photos from the day and evening programs on SHOOTonline and in the SHOOT Dailies, Brand New[s], a Special issue of Screenwork and the SHOOT>e.dition, and the New Directors Showcase Reel will be posted on SHOOTonline.com for the worldwide motion picture production community - advertising and entertainment - to view. The selected directors' chosen work receives an enormous amount of career-building exposure!  Directors who have been directing any type of advertising or entertainment professionally LESS than 3 years are eligible to enter work that was completed during the fifteen month period of January 2018-March 2019.

  • Click Here for link to the entry form for directors to enter this year's New Directors Search -- the Search is open Jan-March.

SHOOT 2019 17th Annual New Directors Showcase Event
Get "Face to Face" with the future of content creation and some of the innovative executives and artisans on the forefront.  Join us for a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with industry leaders to learn about the strategies and backstories behind recent film, TV and commercial projects. SHOOT, because its coverage and readership is inclusive of commercial, branded content & entertainment production, is able to utilize this unique vantage point to produce an event that brings various advertising & entertainment -&- various business & creative industry segments together to meet and learn about and from each other. Attendees include a cross-section of commercial & entertainment production and post executives from agencies, brands, production/post/vfx/music & sound/technology companies, networks and studios as well as leading directors, cinematographers and up-and-coming directors.  The afternoon agenda will include several provocative & entertaining panels and speakers providing insights into where our industry is headed creatively and from a business standpoint.  Gain perspectives on and visions of what's in store so that you and your company can stay ahead of the curve, continuing to be relevant in an evolving marketplace.  During the evening New Directors Showcase Program, you'll get a look-see at and meet some of the best up-and-coming directors who based on their initial work show promise to make positive contributions to advertising and/or entertainment in its traditional and hybrid forms. 

  • Click Here and Here for coverage of the 2018 SHOOT New Directors Showcase Event
  • Click Here for photos from the 2018 event
  • Click Here for link the the 2018 SHOOT New Directors Showcase Reel
  • Click Here for Sponsorship information - We'd love welcome you as a Sponsor of the 2019 Event! 

2018 Event Sponsors:  Lead: DGA, Silver; Frankfrt Kurnit, McCann WorldGroup, The Mill; Bronze: charlieuniformtango, Commercial Directing Bootcamp
2017 Event Sponsors:  Lead: Company 3, DGA, Madison + Vine; Silver: Frankfrt Kurnit; Bronze: brother, CoMPANY Films, YouTube Red Originals, Montana Film Office, Mediavision
Other Past Sponsors include...Argyle Brothers, Anonymous Content, ARRI, Backyard, Biscuit, Crossroads, CT Film Office, Deluxe, Film US Virgin Islands, Form, Gartner, Getty Images, harvest Films, Hungry Man, Kodak, Light Iron, Method Studios, Moxie Pictures, Nevada Film Office, One at Optimus, Pump Audio, RSA, Sony, T3 Media, Tool of NA and the West Virginia Film Office

Content Marketing Opportunity! SHOOT will tailor a 1 Page Profile or 2 Page Feature for your Company..
Let SHOOT help you tell your story with a company profile or feature that will run across all digital and print platforms.
The following marketing elemens are included...
1.One or two-page artice with either a 1/4 page or 1/2 page Ad to be published in SHOOT Magazine Print Issue. SHOOT editor will interview company executive to create the content.
2.PDF version of of Profile with Ad & live link to company website will run in PDF version of Issue posted on SHOOTonline
for readers to view/download. The Issue's PDF version will also be emailed to 28,000 opt-in subscribers.
3.Digital version of the content portion will be published on SHOOTonline with links to it going out in The SHOOT>e.diton and SHOOT Dailies email newsletters.
4.Space for a 180x150 banner on four SHOOT>e.dition email newsletters starting week the issue is out and digital version goes live. File formats: JPEG, GIF or Animated GIF – max file size: 50K.
5.Space for a 300x250 banner to run on SHOOTonline.com for 30 days
6.PDF Reprint
7.ten copies of the Print Issue
Single Page Marketing Package: $4,000. net (rate card value: $7,250. net)
Two Pages Marketing Package:   $6,500. net (rate card value: $11,150. net)

SHOOT Behind the Scenes BTS Photo Contest
The SHOOT BTS Photo Contest is a promotion opportunity for the Film, TV, Commercials and Web Content Producers who are creating, shaping and defining the world of the motion pictures production and post. Fascinating, ingenious, creative people read and follow SHOOT everyday. And, the Editors of SHOOT love to share their expertise with SHOOT's audience via this fun simple way. We invite filmmaking crews, from around the world, to give SHOOT readers a glimpse into your shoot, whereever it may be, of you, your associates and colleagues in action be it movies, TV, music videos, commercials, or webisodes. An insider’s perspective into you, your shoot, your team, or your company.  Whether on location or in the studio we want to see our readers doing what they do best... producing and finishing motion pictures! 

About SHOOT Magazine 
SHOOT® is the leading publication for commercial, branded content and entertainment production and is edited for ad agency creatives & producers, and commercial and entertainment production/post industry executives and artisans. Through its "News" and "ScreenWork" sections, "Columns", "in-depth Features", "Interviews" and "Profiles" SHOOT publishes timely news, relevant information and a behind-the-scenes look at the best new commercials, branded and entertainment content, as well as industry events, film festivals and Award Shows. In addition, SHOOT reports on the latest cinematography, post & editing technology and equipment. If the work involves advertising or entertainment content that consumers view on a screen---a TV screen, Cinema screen, Computer screen, Mobile screen or Game screen, SHOOT is searching out who's doing the most innovative work and what's coming next. For further information please visit SHOOTonline® a Follow SHOOT on Twitter here. Information from this SHOOT Publicity Wire release may be redistributed in part or in whole by members of the media, bloggers, and cinema, TV, entertainment, film, commercial, online video production and post,celebrity fan sites. https://SHOOTonline.com.