SHOOT Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment production & postproduction, announced today the issue and closing dates for its 2014 schedule. The year kicks off with a first quarter of high visibility issues that will publish on January 24, February 21 and March 21.

Providing ad agency, brands, commercial, and entertainment industry production & postproduction decision-makers 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, industry events, film festivals and award shows, the upcoming issues are sure to be read thoroughly and kept for future reference.

SHOOT's high profile issues provide a highly-conducive environment in which to promote companies, talent rosters, awards announcements/ FYC advertising, business/creative & production services and production equipment/software to SHOOT's audience of industry decision-makers.

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Here's a look at what's planned for the first issue of 2014
SHOOT January 24 Issue Issue
Space Reservations: January 16
Ad Material Final Deadline:January 20

Production & Post:  2014 Advertising & Entertainment Outlook
Industry executives and artisans discuss what they envision for the industry--creatively speaking and/ or from a business standpoint in 2014--by sharing their 2014 professional resolution, what they plan to do differently in the New Year and what creative, business or technological development they would like to see come to fruition in 2014.

The Road To Oscar, Part 4
Directors, DPs, editors and production designers offer insights into the collaborations behind their Oscar-contending work.
>Director Stephen Frears reflects on "Philomena," which is his latest collaboration with Judi Dench and his first with cinematographer Robbie Ryan and editor Valerio Bonelli.
>Cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd who just earned an ASC Award nomination for his work on "The Grandmaster."
>Directors Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco who teamed on DreamWorks Animation's feature "The Croods."
>Editor Joe Walker discusses his work on "12 Years a Slave" and his collaborative relationship with director Steve McQueen which also includes the features "Hunger" and "Shame."
Additional Names to be Announced

Super Bowl Ad Preview
An overview of what’s in store online and on the Big Game telecast.  Spots range from first-time Super Bowl ad celebs (Scarlett Johansson for Sodastream, Laurence Fisburne reprising his Morpheus character from "The Matrix" for Kia) to first-time Super Sunday advertisers (Jaguar, Cheerios, Nestle's Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups) to perennial mainstays such as Anheuser-Busch InBev and those who have made a major splash in recent years (Volkswagen and possibly Chrysler). 

Cinematographers & Cameras
Leading DPs discuss their work and the camera choices behind that work. Our mix will include several of this year’s ASC Award nominees. Some of the cinematographers we'll be talking to include:
>Andrew Dunn, BSC, discusses his collaborative relationship with director Lee Daniels which spans "The Butler" and "Precious."
>Nick Higgins reflects on "The Crash Reel," which made this year's Oscar shortlist for Best Feature Documentary. Higgins has lensed for director Lucy Walker not only "The Crash Reel" but also varied commercials and shorts, the latter including "The Lion's Mouth Opens," slated to debut at Sundance this month. 
>>Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC, who earned his fourth career ASC Award nomination on the strength of "Gravity."
Additional names to be announced

DGA Awards Preview
SHOOT talks to the nominees spanning features, TV and commercials.  On the commercials front, we hear from John X. Carey of Tool and Matthijis van Heijningen of MJZ, both first-time DGA nominees.

VES Awards Preview

Nominees reflect on the biggest creative challenges that their VES-nominated work posed to them.  Among those we hear from is Tim Webber of Framestore, VFX supervisor on "Gravity."

Sundance Film Festival Report**
Filmmakers share backstories on their work and the doors that Sundance is opening for them.
>Director Amir Bar-Lev discusses his documentary "Happy Valley" which delves into the Jerry Sandusky/Penn State child molestation scandal.
>Joe Berlinger, the Oscar-nominated (“Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory”) documentarian, returns to Sundance with "WHITEY: United States of America v. James J. Bulger." 
>Director Steve James has a Sundance in store that hearkens back to his past while serving as a platform for his present-day filmmaking. A restored version of his acclaimed "Hoop Dreams"--which won the Audience Award in 1994--will be feted and featured to mark its 20th anniversary. And James latest film, "Life Itself," is part of the 2014 Sundance documentary lineup.
>Director Alex Ross Perry--whose "The Color Wheel" earned a John Cassavetes Award nomination at the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards--brings his first film to Sundance, "Listen Up Philip."
>Director Adam Wingard discusses "The Guest," his feature premiering in the festival's Park City at Midnight program.

SHOOT Columns, POV, Chat Room Short Takes, Top Spot of the Week, The Best Work you May Never See, On the Wire, Flash Back, Street Talk, Rep Report, Bulletin Board.

January 24th Issue Bonus Distribution
>DGA Meet the Commercial Nominees Reception 1/23
>ADG ( Art Directors Guild) Excellence in Production Design Awards 2/8
>VES (Visual Effects Society) Awards 2/12
>HPA Technology Retreat 2/17-21

Print Advertiser Bonus
When you place a print ad, the PDF version with live link to your site will run in the PDF version at no additional charge.  The PDF version is posted on SHOOTonline for readers to view/download

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