SHOOT® Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment production has an exciting May/June issue (out 5/20) planned with cross-section of commercial and entertainment production features scheduled.  The issue is destined to be read thoroughly and kept for future reference as it will contain profiles of the thirty three directors/directing teams selected for the SHOOT 2016 14th annual New Directors Showcase.  The issue offers production, post, editorial, VFX, music & sound companies, manufacturers, rental companies, creative and business services an ideal environment in which to market to their potential clients at agencies, brands, production/post-related cos, movie studios, TV/Cable/Online networks and independent filmmakers.

Here's a look at the special features...

New Directors Showcase: Class of 2016 Debut
Profiles of the 33 directors/directing teams selected for the SHOOT 14th Annual New Directors Showcase. Discover and enjoy the work, backstories and varied backgrounds of the next generation of filmmaking talent spanning short to long-form fare.  The New Dierctors Showcase Reel will make it's debut on Thursday, May 26th at the SHOOT New Directors Showcase Event at the DGA in NYC.  If you represent or have worked with a director in the Showcase, taking out an Ad to Congratulate them is a great way to not only bring more attention to them but to your company.  This is an issue that will be kept around to be referred to throughout the year and also has fantastic bonus distribution so it will be seen by a great variety of commercial and entertainment decision-makers at those events (see bonus distribution below.)
Click Here for samples of past New Directors Showcase Congratulations Ads ranging from a 1/4Page to a Full Page.
Click Here to request special production co rates
The issue presents an ideal opportunity for all prodution companies to promote their own up-and-coming and leading directors!

The Road to Emmy Part 1 Kick-off Feature
Part 1 of this year's 15-part "Road To Emmy" series which each week will look at talent behind the season's leading Emmy contenders, spanning showrunners, producers, creators, directors, DPs, editors, composers, production designers, VFX artisans and the like. We'll delve into assorted categories including Comedy Series, Drama Series, Miniseries, Telefilms, Documentaries, Music/Variety and Reality TV. 
This issue will feature...
►  Lesli Linka Glatter
, director, "Homeland" (Showtime). Glatter's honors include four Emmy nominations, a PGA nomination as well as six DGA nominations and two wins for her work on "Homeland" and "Mad Men".
► Carl Franklin, director, who earned his first Emmy nomination for “House of Cards” in 2014, is again in the running this awards season for his work on two HBO series: “Vinyl” and “The Leftovers.”
►  Mike Cahill, director, who directed the first two episodes of "The Path," discusses working with Hulu, the delicate balance required by the dramatic series' storyline, and his additional duties as the exec producer of the debut episode.
►  Yaron Orback, cinematographer, whose credits include 11 episodes in season two of “Orange is the New Black,” reflects on lensing the first season of Hulu’s “The Path,” for which he shot all 10 episodes.
► Nelson Cragg, cinematographer, discusses lensing FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” Cragg’s filmography includes the “Beirut Is Back” episode of “Homeland” which in 2013 landed him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series.
►Jeff Russo, composer, sheds light on scoring the latest season of FX’s “Fargo.” Russo earned an Emmy nomination for his work on “The Crocodile’s Dilemma,” an episode from season one of “Fargo.”

Advertising Creatives/Cannes Lions Preview
SHOOT connects with notable agency creatives who are serving as Cannes Lions judges, gaining insights into their goals, expectations, and perspectives on this year's competition. Creatives will be from a mix of Cannes juries.
Included are...
♦  Joe Alexander, president of the Film Lions jury, and chief creative officer of The Martin Agency.
♦  Brent Choi, chief creative officer, NY and Canada, for J. Walter Thompson. Choi is a judge on the Cyber Lions jury
Teddy Lynn, chief creative officer, content & social, Ogilvy & Mather
♦  Rob Reilly, president of the Promo & Activation Lions jury, and global creative chairman of McCann Worldgroup
♦  Josh Rabinowitz, president of the inaugural Entertainment Lions for Music jury, and EVP/director of music, Grey Group
additional names to be announced

Leading Production company heads, Ad agency Heads of Production and Entertainment production executives share advice for new directors and up-and-coming producers - timed to coincide with SHOOT's upcoming Directors/Producers Forum & 14th Annual New Directors Showcase Event. 
Here's a look at some of the Ad Agency execs, we'll hear from:
Brett Alexander, sr. VP/executive producer, The Martin Agency
Peter Bassett, director of digital production, David&Goliath
Matt Bonin, chief production officer, Ogilvy & Mather
Bryan Litman, executive broadcast producer, Droga5
Rowley Samuel, EVP, Head of Production, Energy BBDO
Amy Wertheimer, group executive producer, SVP, BBDO New York

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

►  Chat Room Interview: Wesley ter Haar
Wesley ter Haar, founder of MediaMonks, is inaugural president of the Digital Craft jury at the upcoming Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. He reflects on the launch of the Digital Craft competition at Cannes, which he was instrumental in instigating, and shares his hopes for what the jury will accomplish.

Additonal SHOOT Columns:, POV, Short Takes, On the Wire, Flash Back, Street Talk, Rep Report

Advertising Deadlines:
Final Space Reservations:
  May 12
AD PDF File Due:  Friday, May 13
Final Ad PDF File Extension:  Monday, May 16th

Bonus Distribution

+  SHOOT Directors/Producers Forum & 13th Annual New Directors Showcase
+  Basecamp area of AICP Next Awards & AICP Show
+  Cine Gear Expo
+  Producers Guild of America's Produced By L.A. event
+  Cannes Lions Intl Festival of Creativity (Palais & Carlton Hotel)

May/June Issue Advertiser Bonuses:
+ PDF version of you Ad will appear at NO extra charge with live link to your site in the PDF version of the issue that will be posted on SHOOTonline for readers to view/download.
+ 1/4 & 1/3 Page Advertisers receive No charge SHOOT>e.dition email newsletter 180x150 Banner on 5/20. 
+1/2 to Full Page Advertisers receive No charge 180x150 banner on the 5/20, 5/27 & 6/ SHOOT>e.ditions.
Click Here to rquest Special Discount Rates for this issue

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