SHOOT®, the leading website and publication for commercial and entertainment production has an exciting line up of articles, including a cross-section of features, interviews and charts, to be published on August 19th across all SHOOT digital platforms and SHOOT's August/September 2016 print issue that will be in readers hands August 19th.

The issue is sure to be read thoroughly and kept for future reference, providing production, post, vfx & animation, music & sound companies, manufacturers and rental companies, locations, creative and business services with an ideal environment in which to promote their rosters, services and products to their potential clients at ad agencies, brands, movie studios, TV/Cable/Online networks, independent filmmakers and production/post cos, vfx & animation cos, music & sound cos. 

Now is the ideal time for banner and print advertising!
August & September is the time that your potential clients plan fall projects and think about their upcoming production and post company, digital solutions and equipment needs so promote what your company has to offer on, The SHOOT>e.dition weekly email newsletter and SHOOT Magazine...

  • Do you have company news, recent awards or new addition to your roster?  If so, tell your potential clients about it with an ad promoting the work and your talented directors, DPs, editors and other artisans involved!
  • With both of our quarterly Top Ten Charts coming up -- The Top Ten Music Tracks Chart --and-- The Top Ten VFX & Animation Chart -- all Music & Sound and VFX & Animation cos. have a great opportunity to promote to potential clients already looking at great work - tell them about yours!
  • With SHOOT's ongoing "Road to Emmy Series" running through the Emmy Awards, now is the ideal time for FYC advertising for Emmy nominated programs. 
  • If your company is involved in Vritual Reality and/or Augmented Reality  -- from production to post to cameras to collaboration to storage -- our next sponsored feature provides a fantastic marketing opportunity that includes participation in the feature plus a long list of digital and print promotion.

Here's a look at what's planned for the August/September Issue
(all content also appears on SHOOTonline & The SHOOT>e.dition)...

Mid-year Report Card
SHOOT surveys leading ad agency creative and production executives who provide observations and assessments of 2016 so far.  We'll hear about what trends, developments or issues so far in 2016 they think are most significant, what advertising or entertainment has struck a response cord, what work was the the most effective strategically and/or creatively in terms of meshing advertising and entertainment, what recent award honors tell us in terms of creative and/or strategic themes and trends in the industry at large as well as any forecast they have for the creative and/or business climate for the second half of 2016 and beyond.
Here's a look at some of the people we'll hear from:

  • Matt Bjarchi, CEO/chief creative officer, Blend
  • Libby Brockhoff, co-founder, Odysseus Arms
  • Matt Burgess, creative director, WONGDOODY
  • Andy Clark, executive creative director, Publicis New York
  • David Cardinali, executive Broadcast producer, Droga5
  • Bryan Cook, executive content producer, Team One
  • Dave Damman, chief creative officer/co-Presient, Grupo Gallegos
  • Conor Duignan, head of production, barrettSF
  • Jason Gaboriau, executive VP/executive creative director, Doner LA
  • Dean Lee, executive creative director, DDB Canada
  • Blaine Lifton, CEO/executive creative director, Hyperbolus Advertising + Marketing
  • Tom Lorenzeo, executive creative directorm Situation
  • Laurie Malaga, VP of interated production content, the community
  • Bennett McCarroll, president, Townhouse
  • Stacy McClain, head of content production, Camp + King
  • Vic Palumbo, partner & director of production, Deutsch
  • additional names to be announced

The Road to Emmy Series
SHOOT's 15-part "The Road To Emmy" series continues with a look at talent behind the season's leading Emmy contenders, spanning showrunners, producers, creators, directors, cinematographers, editors, composers, production designers, VFX Supervisors and others. We'll delve into assorted categories including Comedy Series, Drama Series, Miniseries, Telefilms, Documentaries, Music/Variety and Reality TV.  Nominees reflect on their nominated work and the challenges it posed to them from creative and technical standpoints.  Nominees share backstories on how they got their TV Academy-recognized gigs and what drew them to the projects to begin with.
Here's a look at some of the people we'll hear from this installment:

  • Jeff Baksinski, VFX supervisor, “The Man in the High Castle” (Amazon)
  • Jack Bender, nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series on the strength of "The Door" episode of "Game of Thrones." (HBO)
  • Susanne Bier, director, who's nominated for the miniseries "The Night Manager" (AMC)
  • James Hawkinson, cinematographer, who's earned his first career Emmy nomination for Amazon's "The Man In The High Castle" (Amazon)
  • Erik Henry, VFX supervisor nominated for the third consecutive year for “Black Sails” (Starz)
  • Cat Smith, production designer, “Transparent” (Amazon)
  • Additional names to be announced

Click Here for information on SHOOT Emmy FYC Marketing Opportunities

Music & Sound + Top Ten Music Tracks Chart
A rundown of news and developments in the music and sound space, as well as the quarterly Top Ten Tracks Chart -- and the strategic and creative considerations behind our #1 entry.

Visual Effects & Animation + Top Ten VFX & Animation Chart
Highlights from the SIGGRAPH convention in terms of VFX/animation work issues and innovations showcased and our quarterly Top Ten VFX & Animation Chart -- with backstory on the #1 Chart entry.

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

Chat Room Interview: John Leverence, sr. VP of awards, ATAS
John Leverence
, sr. VP of awards for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences who talks to SHOOT about this year's primetime commercial Emmy nominees Ad Council's "Love Has No Labels," Gatorade's "Dear Peyton," Google's "Year in Searh 2015," Honda's "Paper" and Snicker's "Marilyn"

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

Sponsored Feature:  Meet VIPs in VR & AR!
A GREAT opportunity that includes editorial coverage + digital & print marketing!
We are thrilled to foucs our next Sponsord Feature on an area that’s gaining not only attention but accolades--Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. The latest high-profile recognition came at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity where The New York Times “The Displaced,” a virtual reality experience from (now, Here Be Dragons), won both the Entertainment Lions Grand Prix and Mobile Lions Grand Prix. And based on its VR and storytelling fare, placed fourth in Cannes’ Palme d’Or derby. VR is also in the Summer Olympics mix. NBC will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Games in August--for users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR set.  SHOOT’s VR focus, based on the final line-up of sponsoring companies, will focus on key areas spanning production, creative and technical resources and services. SHOOT seeks sponsors who are leaders in the field, including headset manufacturers, camera-makers, storage workflow solution companies, production and post houses, spatial audio providers, and assorted other vendors and suppliers.  In addition to appearing in the SHOOT Aug./Sept Issue & the PDF version of the issue, the feature will also appear on SHOOT's digital platforms including, The SHOOT>e.dition & SHOOT Dailies email newsletters,  SHOOT Publicity Wire and "Brand New[s]". 
Become a Sponsor of the Feature and you'll receive the following benefits...

  1.  Company executive will be interviewed by SHOOT Editor, Bob Goldrich, for the feature that will run across all digital & print platforms. (article to include your logo & photos)
  2.  Print Ad in the August/Sept. Issue (& PDF version) inside the feature article - choice of 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, Full Page or Two page spread 4C Ad.  
  3.  300x250 Banner space on for 4 weeks from 8/19-9/18
  4.  180x150 banner space on six SHOOT>e.dition weekly email newsletters on 8/19, 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16 & 9/23 and on five SHOOT Dailies email newsletters on 8/22, 8/23. 8/24, 8/25 and 8/26.
  5.   A PDF of the feature article for promotional use
  6.  25 copies of the August/September issue
  7.  SHOOT Publicity Wire Release -- SHOOT will create & publish a publicity release on The SPW on 8/24 for each sponsoring company that will have excerpt from the feature article about their company.  Release will also run in the 8/24 Brand New[s] email newsletter.

Click Here for full details on the VR & AR feature/marketing package
Click here for reservation form for the VR & AR feature/marketing package

SHOOT August/September Issue Advertising Deadlines:
Sponsor Confirmation for Digital Workflow Sponsored Feature: August 8
Regular Ad Space Reservations:  August 9
AD Material Deadline:  AD PDF Files due by Friday, August 12
Final Late Material Extension:  Monday, August 15
SHOOTonline and SHOOT>e.dition Banners can start at any time.
For rates, specs & space reservations, please contact Roberta Griefer at 203/227-1699, ext 13 or via email

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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