SHOOT® Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment production has exciting May 15th issue planned with cross-section of commercial and entertainment production features planned.  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 2015 13th annual New Directors Showcase.  The issue offers production, postproduction companies, manufacturers and rental companies, creative and business services an ideal environment in which to market to their potential clients at agencies, brands, production/post cos, vfx & animation cos, music & sound cos, movie studios, TV/Cable/Online networks and to independent filmmakers.

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

New Directors Showcase: Class of 2015 Debut
Profiles of the 33 directors selected for the SHOOT 13th 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 21st at the SHOOT New Directors Showcase Event at the DGA in NYC. 
If interested in placing an Ad congratulating a new director in the Showcase click here to see samples of past Congratulations Ads. This is a great issue for all companies to promote their complete rosters!

Primetime Talent: The Road to Emmy Kick-off
This special feature serves as a prelude to our weekly 12-part "The 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...

►  "House of Cards" (Netflix) showrunner Beau Willimon
► "Portlandia" (IFC) creator Jonathan Krisel
►  Cinematographer James Bogdonas "Modern Family," (ABC)
►  Cinematographer Tom Yatsko who has shot multiple episodes of the FOX series"Gotham"
►  DP Christian Sprenger who shot the debut season of the Will Forte-created and -starring "The Last Man on Earth" (Fox)

Cinematographers & Cameras
Leading DPs reflect on their latest notable projects and their camera choices for those assignments.
Cinematographers & Cameras...

► Magnus Nordenhof Jønck, who recently won Best Cinematography honors at the Tribeca Film Festival for “Bridgend,” a drama from Danish director Jeppe Ronde.

► Chris Norr, an Emmy contender who earlier this year earned an ASC Award nomination for the “Spirit of the Goat” episode of “Gotham” (Fox).

► Don Davis, who shot director William Monahan’s “Mojave”--starring Mark Wahlberg, Garrett Hedlund and Oscar Isaac--which debuted at last month’s Tribeca Film Festival.

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, from Film to Branded Content & Entertainment and Cyber. 

Included are...

♦  Susan Credle, chief creative officer, North America, Leo Burnett
♦  Kerry Keenan, partner/chief creative officer, Deutsch, who is a member of the Film Jury.
♦  Pierre Lipton, chief creative officer, 360i, who is a member of the Mobile Jury.
♦  David Lubars, chief creative officer, BBDO Worldwide, and president of the Branded Content and Entertainment Jury.
♦  Tor Myhren, president and worldwide chief creative officer, Grey, who is president of the Film Jury

►  AICP Preview
A look at what's in store for this year's AICP Show and Next Awards.

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

►  Chat Room Interview: Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon discusses his 2nd feature, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” which won both the U.S. Dramatic Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Fox Searchlight has slated the film for wide release in June. Last year, he was nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special on the strength of the “Bitchcraft” episode of “American Horror Story” (FX).

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


Advertising Deadlines:

Space Reservations:  May 6-7
AD Material Deadline:  AD PDF Files due by Friday, May 8
Final Late Material Extension:  Monday, May 11th

Bonus Distribution

SHOOT Directors/Producers Forum & 13th Annual New Directors Showcase
Basecamp area of AICP Events
Cine Gear Expo
Cannes Lions Intl Festival of Creativity

Print Advertiser Bonus:
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.

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