2016/2017 Academy Season "For Your Consideration" Marketing

SHOOTonline.com & The SHOOT>e.dition Digital Platforms

SHOOT's Digital Platforms continue to be ideal for FYC Advertising.  Dec. 2015/Jan. 2016 Phase 1 FYC Banners, Interstitials & Custom Email Blasts included "Black Mass," "Brooklyn," "Bridge of Spies," "Creed," "In the Heart of the Sea," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Room," "The Big Short".

SHOOT Magazine, ideal environment for FYC Ads

SHOOT's Dec. 2015 Issue "Road to Oscar" Series, Part 6 had director & cinematographer insights into "The Danish Girl," "Spotlight," "The Big Short," "Concussion," "Sicario" & "Bridge of Spies". (one of the FYC Ads in the issue was for “Spotlight”)

From SHOOT Magazine's Dec. 2015 Issue

Phase 1 FYC Ad for “The Big Short” appeared in SHOOT's Dec. 2015 Issue. The Jan./Feb. 2016 Issue (out 1/29) will publish the “Road to Oscar" Series, Part 12, offering ideal audience & environment for Phase 2 FYC Ads. (AD PDF files due 1/25)

Expect Top Director, Editor, Production Designer POV's
Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, David O. Russell, Jay Cassidy, Judy Becker, Jeffrey Karoff discussed their films last year with SHOOT and it's influential audience.  This kind of behind the scences perspective makes SHOOT the perfect environment for winning FYC campaigns on The Road To Oscar.
Awards Voters Appreciate the Deeper Understanding of Award Quality Filmmaking SHOOT Provides
Such as the in-depth behind the scenes insights into Beasts of the Southern Wild, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, Asad, and ParaNorman.
Expect Indepth Reflections On And By Awards Shows Nominees
Stephen Frears, Joe Walker, Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco, Philippe Le Sourd, et al discussed their work
and collaborators last year with SHOOT and it's influential audience. This kind of behind the scences perspective makes SHOOT the perfect environment for winning FYC campaigns on The Road To Oscar.
Funny How The FYC Campaigns in SHOOT Lead To Noms & Wins Again & Again

You can't argue with success... SHOOT Digital and Print Platforms provide an ideal environment in which to promote prior to nominations to garner noms & then nominated films and artisans through final voting leads to wins.

Funny How The FYC Campaigns in SHOOT Lead To Noms & Wins Again & Again

You can't argue with success... SHOOT Digital and Print Platforms provide an ideal environment in which to promote prior to nominations to garner noms & then nominated films and artisans through final voting leads to wins.

SHOOT's “Road To Oscar” series puts the spotlight on the producers, directors, documentarians, cinematographers, writers, editors, production designers, visual effects supervisors & artists, composers and other artisans in the running during Academy season for Guild and Industry Awards along the Road to Oscar, right up to the Academy Awards.

Along the Road to Oscar SHOOT will cover the award season’s festival circuit (Toronto, Telluride, et al) and Guild & other industry Award Shows (including the  ACE, ADG, Annie, ASC, CAS, CDG, DGA, PGA, SAG, VES and WGA Awards, BAFTA, Golden Globes, Independent Spirit Awards)--and their implications for the Oscar derby and what evolves into this year’s field of nominees and eventual winners. Extensive coverage--including the October preview feature. all of the Award Shows leading up to the Academy Awards and “The Road To Oscar” series-- provide insights into the artists and the artistry behind the latest crop of lauded films. artisans and Oscar-related news and information that we’ll be covering for the months leading up to the Academy Awards. See below for more information on The Road to Oscar Series and links to all of this year's and last year's installments!  Click Here for the Road to Oscar Series Schedule.

2016/2017 "FYC" Marketing Opportunities...
SHOOT Digital and Print Platforms provide an ideal  environment in which to promote prior to nominations & then nominated films and artisans through final voting.  Separately or in combination, each offers the ideal environment in which to promote your films and artisans to an audience of  industry decision-makers, including AMPAS and all major industry Guild members.  The SHOOT audience includes creatives, executives, producers, directors, cinematographers, writers, editors, vfx artists & supervisors, composers & other music execs, production designers, etc.  

While not every film may be in the running for an Oscar, there are still many good business reasons to promote them. There are many Guild and Industry award shows leading up to the Oscars that recognize award-worthy work that can set your film and talent apart from the crowd.

Marketing options include:

►  SHOOT Magazine Print Issues (with bonus PDF version,)
 SHOOT Magazine's highly targeted circulation includes 10,000 production/post industry executives & artisans. An additional 3,500+ read the PDF version. 
Click Here for Oct/Nov 2016 Road to Oscar kick off feature
Click Here and  Click Here to see additional PDF reprints of past Road to Oscar Features from print issues

Put your FYC message directly into decision-makers hands in the following issues...

October/November Issue (in readers hands 10/28)
This issue will have The Road to Oscar Prequel Feature
Space Reservations: 10/18
Ad PDF File Due:     10/21
Final Late material Extension: 10/24

December/January Issue (in readers hands 12/16)
This issue will have The Road to Oscar Part 6 Feature
Space Reservaions: 12/6
Ad PDF File Due:     12/9
Final Late material Extension: 12/12

February Issue 2017 (in readers hands 2/10)
This issue will have The Road to Oscar Part 14 Feature
Space Reservations: 1/31
AD PDF File Due:      2/3
Final Late material Extension: 2/6    
 
   
►  SHOOTonline.com
40,000+ unique visitors per month
7-day or 30-day runs can start any day.  Digital File formats accepted:  JPEG, GIF, Animated GIF, Flash,  HTML5, java script, and third-party tags.  Banner sizes include regular & expandable banners, interstitials and non-standard formats.
Banner Sizes:
728x90, 300x250, 300x600, 468x60 (expandable banners, interstitials and other custom options available) 
**SHOOTonline is DFA and Jetpack certified**

►  The SHOOT>e.dition
Published every Friday, this weekly email newsletter goes to 28,000 opt-in subscribers.  You can provide banner/tags the day before. File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated Gif.   
Banner sizes include Top 468x60, Side 180x150, Skyscraper 180x600, Bottom 468x60 or 595 x 250
See SHOOT>e.dition samples:
   Click Here to see web version of the Jan. 1, 2016 SHOOT>e.dition
   Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 25, 2015 SHOOT>e.dition
   Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 18, 2015 SHOOT>e.dition
   Click Here to see web version of the Dec. 11, 2015 SHOOT>e.dition
SHOOT>e.ditions during Academy Season:

Phase 1:
Oct.>e.ditions:
10/21, 10/28
Nov>e.ditions: 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25
Dec>e.ditions: 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23, 12/30
Jan.>e.ditions: 1/6, 1/13
Oscar Nominations voting closes on 1/13
Oscar Nominatons announced on 1/24

Phase 2:
Jan.>e.ditions: 1/27
Feb>e.ditions: 2/3, 2/10, 2/17
Oscar Final voting closes on 2/21

►  The SHOOT Dailies
Published daily Monday-Friday, you can get banner to us the day before. This new email newsletter subscribers: 3,000. Great for making an added splash.
File formats accepted: JPEG, GIF, Animated Gif.
  Banner sizes include 728x90, 180x150.

►  SHOOT Custom Email Blasts
   You choose the date & time for your custom email blast to be sent out to SHOOT database of 45,000. Hugely popular for FYC messages/screening announcements.
See web version of some of the SHOOT Custom Email Blasts from last Academy Season:
Click Here
for "The Big Short" custom email blast
Click Here for "In the Heart of the Sea" custom email blast
Click Here for "Bridge of Spies" custom email blast
Click Here for "The Revenant" custom email blast

Join the growing list of SHOOT "FYC" Advertisers...
A24  Films, CBS Films, IFC Films, Dreamworks, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight, Open Road Films, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Summit Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros
. and The Weinstein Co. are some of the studios that have placed FYC marketing with SHOOT.

Some of the films that were promoted with SHOOT during last year's Academy Season...
Black Mass, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Creed, Inside Out, In the Heart of the Sea, Mad Max: Fury Road, Room, Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant
Some of the films that have been promoted with SHOOT during past Academy Seasons... American Hustle, American Sniper, Argo, Birdman, Boyhood, Captain Philips, Cloud Atlas, Django Unchained, Exodus: Gods & Kings, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Flight, Gravity, Hugo, Inherent Vice, Inside Llewyn Davis, Into the Woods, Lincoln, Interstellar, Nebraska, Noah, Not Fade Away, Rango, Saving Mr. Banks, Silver Linings Playbook, Selma, Super 8, The Artist, The Dark Knight Rises, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hurt Locker, The Imitation Game, The Kings Speech, The Lego Movie, The Theory of Everything, TinTin, Wolf of Wall Street, Young Adult and Zero Dark Thirty

SHOOT Marketing Links....
Click Here to request FYC Rates for SHOOT Magazine, The SHOOT>e.dition, SHOOT Dailies and SHOOT Custom email blasts.

Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Ad Sizes/Specs
(When you place a print Ad, the PDF version runs with live link to FYC site at no extra charge in PDF version of the issue that is posted on our site for readers to view/download.)

Click Here for SHOOTonline Banner specs

For more information, rates and space reservations, please contact SHOOT Publisher, Roberta Griefer at 203/227-1699, ext 13 or via email.

Annual Road to Oscar Series
SHOOT is pleased to present our Annual Road to Oscar, a 15-week series leading up to the Academy Awards, that kicks off with a special preview feature on October 28 and the Series first installment on November 11 on SHOOTonline (website with 40,000 unique visitors,) The SHOOT Dailies (daily email newsletter,) and The SHOOT>e.dition (weekly email newsletter going to 28,000 opt-in subscribers every Friday.  The Prequel, Parts 6 and 14 of the series will also appear in SHOOT Magazine (10,000 highly targeted print readers) and PDF versions of issue (3,500+ additional readers) that will be posted on our site.

We’ll talk to Producers, Directors, Cinematographers, Writers, Editors, Production Designers, Visual Effects and Music & Sound artists, gaining insights into the challenges they faced on their Guild and Oscar-nominated films. Preview articles: assessments of Oscar prospects for nominees, as well as a look at trends in this year’s competition. Coverage of the winners will appear on SHOOTonline immediately following the Academy Awards on February 26th that are televised that evening.

Here's a look at the 2016/2017 Road to Oscar Series...

  • Prequel: Oct. 28 SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition 
               >Julie Monroe, editor, Loving
               >Jack Roberts, editor, Hell or High Water
               >Steven Rosenblum, editor, The Birth of a Nation
               >Joe Walker, editor, Arrival
                 Profiled in Leading Directors section:
               
    >Garth Davis, director, Lion
               >
    Kirsten Johnson, director, Cameraperson
               >David Mackenzie, director, Hell or High Water
               >Ted Melfi, director, Hidden Figures
               >Jeff Nichols, director, Loving
                Covered in Cinematographers Feature:
              
    >Giles Nuttgens, cinematographer, Hell or High Water
              
    >Adam Stone, cinematographer, Loving
               Click Here to see SHOOT Magazine Print version of the above
  • Part 1: Nov. 11 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition 
               > Jen Lame, editor, Manchester by the Sea
               >Chad Keith, production designer, Loving        
  • Part 2: Nov. 18 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
               >Elliot Davis, cinematographer, The Birth of a Nation        
  • Part 3: Nov. 25 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
               >James Laxton, cinematographer, Moonlight
  • Part 4: Dec. 2  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
               >Abel Korzeniowski, composer, Nocturnal Animals
  • Part 5: Dec. 9  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 6: Dec. 16 SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 7: Dec. 23 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 8: Dec. 30 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 9: Jan. 6  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 10:Jan. 13 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 11:Jan. 20 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  •             Jan. 24 Nominations coverage: SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies and 1/27 SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 12:Jan. 27 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 13:Feb. 3  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies. The SHOOT>e.dition 
  • Part 14:Feb. 10 SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  •             Feb. 11 Scientific & Technical Awards coverage:SHOOTonline,SHOOT Dailies & The 2/17  SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 15 Feb. 17 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
  •             Feb. 26 Awards Coverage:SHOOTonline on 2/26, SHOOT Dailies  2/27, SHOOT>e.dition on 3/3

 

You can check out the 2015/2016 Road to Oscar features below

  • Prequel: Oct. 23  James Vanderbilt, Truth and Salvatore Totino, ASC, AIC, Everest
  • Director Profiles: Oct. 23 Lenny Abrahamson, Room; Scott Cooper, Black Mass; Carey Joji Fukunaga, Beasts of No Nation; Todd Haynes, Carol; Ridley Scott, The Martian
  • Cinematographers Feature: Oct 23 Checco Varese, ASC, The 33; Maryse Alberti, Freeheld; Edu Grau, Suggragette
    The above links will connect you to the digital versions.  Click Here for print issue version.
  • Part 1: Nov. 13 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    Christian Berger, cinematographer, By the Sea and Michael Moore, writer/director/producer, Where to Invade Next
  • Part 2: Nov. 20  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    Director Paolo Sorrentino, Youth and Costume designer Paco Delgado, The Danish Girl
  • Part 3: Nov.  27 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    Production designer Eve Stewart, make-up & hair designer Jan Sewell discuss The Danish Girl
  • Part 4: Dec. 4  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Masanobu Takayanagi, ASC, cinematographer, Black Mass and Spotlight
  • Part 5: Dec. 11 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Yves Bélanger, CSC, cinematographer, Brooklyn
  • Part 6: Dec.  18  SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition  Click Here for SHOOT MagazinePrint Issue version of Part 6
    Directors & DPs interviewed for Part VI include...
    Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, cinematographer, Sicario
    Tom Hooper, director, The Danish Girl
    Janusz Kaminski, cinematographer, Bridge of Spies
    Peter Landesman, writer/director, Concussion
    Tom McCarthy, director/co-writer Spotlight
    Adam McKay, director/writer, The Big Short
    Chat Room Interview: Spike Lee, director/producer/writer, Chi-Raq
  • Part 7: Dec.  25  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Sarah Gavron, director, Suffragette and Joe Walker, editor, Sicario
  • Part 8: Jan. 1  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies,The SHOOT>e.dition
    Jack Fisk, production designer, The Revenant and Erich Roland, cinematographer, He Named Me Malala
  • Part 9: Jan.  8  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies,  The SHOOT>e.dition
    Jay Cassidy, editor, Joy; Alan Baumgarten, editor Joy & Trumbo; Fred Raskin, editor, The Hateful Eight
  • Jan. 14 Nominations coverage on SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies and 1/15 SHOOT>e.dition
  • Part 10: Jan. 15  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Lenny Abrahamson, director, Room
  • Part 11: Jan. 22  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Danny Cohen, BSC, cinematographer, Room and The Danish Girl
  • Part 12: Jan. 29  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies &  The SHOOT>e.dition
    Martín Hernández, co-supervising sound editor/sound designer, The Revenant
    (has earned a Best Achievement in Sound Editing Oscar nomination that is shared with supervising sound editor/sound designer Lon Bender)
  • Part 13: Feb.  5   SHOT Magazine & PDF version,SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    >Judy Becker, Production designer, Carol and Joy
    >Steve Golin who as a producer is nominated for a pair of Best Picture Oscars this year--for Spotlight and The Revenant
    >Asif Kapadia, director, Amy
    >Ed Lachman, ASC, Cinematographer for director Todd Haynes' Carol
    >Stephen Mirrione, editor, The Revenant
    >John Seale, ASC, ACS, cinematographer on Max Max: Fury Road for which he garnered his fifth career Oscar nomination.
    >Jacqueline West, costume designer, The Revenant
  • Part 14: Feb. 12  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Love Larson & Eva von Bahr, Makeup & hairstylists, The Hundred Year Old Man
  • Part 15  Feb. 19  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    Emanuel "Chivo" Lubezki, ASC, AMC, cinematographer, The Revenant
    Nathan Nugent, editor, Room
  • Part 16 Awards Coverage SHOOTonline 2/28, SHOOT Dailies 2/29, SHOOT>e.dition 3/4

You can check out the 2014/2015 series here...

  • Prequel: Oct. 17  SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Birdman and Gone Girl)
  • Part 1: Nov. 14 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Gone Girl and The Imitation Game)
  • Part 2: Nov. 21  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    (overage includes Exodus: Gods & Kings and Into the Woods)
  • Part 3: Nov.  28 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Exodus: Gods and Kings)
  • Part 4: Dec. 5  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Birdman and Boyhood)
  • Part 5: Dec.  12   SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & The SHOOT>e.dition.  Click Here to see Print Issue version of Part 5.
    (coverage includes Boyhood, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Gone Girl, The Imatation Game, Wild, Into the Woods, Selma and The Grand Budapest Hotel)
  • Part 6: Dec.  19  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes A Most Violent Year)
  • Part 7: Dec. 26  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies,The SHOOT>e.dition
    (Coverage includes The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game)
  • Part 8: Jan.  2  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies,  The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Inherent Vice and The Imitation Game)
  • Part 9: Jan. 9  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes The Theory of Everything and Wild)
  • Part 10: Jan. 16  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Fox Catcher and The Imitation Game)
  • Part 11: Jan. 23  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Birdman)
  • Part 12: Jan. 30  SHOOT Magazine & PDF version, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies &  The SHOOT>e.dition
    (Coverage to include artisans involved in Birdman, Boyhood, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Interstellar, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Virunga and more to be announced)
  • Part 13: Feb.  6   SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage incudes American Sniper)
  • Part 14: Feb. 13  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Unbroken and Birdman)
  • Part 15  Feb. 20  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes Into the Woods, Interstellar and The Theory of Everything)
  • Part 16 Feb.  26  SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition
    (coverage includes The Imitation Game, Birdman and Big Hero 6)
    Throughout Academy Season and beyond, check our Home Page for many more Oscar-related stories, including coverage of all the Guild & Industry Awards Shows nominations and winners.

 SHOOT Marketing Links....
Click Here to request FYC Rates for SHOOT Magazine, The SHOOT>e.dition, SHOOT Dailies and SHOOT Custom email blasts.

Click Here for SHOOT Calendar of Industry Events, including Guild Awards and other Industry Awards leading up to and including the Academy Awards (submission, nomination announcements and Award Show dates)

Click Here for SHOOT overview information

Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Ad Sizes/Specs
(When you place a print Ad, the PDF version runs with live link to FYC site at no extra charge in PDF version of the issue that is posted on our site for readers to view/download.)

Click Here for SHOOTonline Banner specs

We hope that you will give SHOOT FYC Marketing a try this Academy Season.  For more information, rates and space reservations, please contact SHOOT Publisher, Roberta Griefer at 203/227-1699, ext 13 or via email.