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Michael Bürgi

This Short Film Is a Gripping Take on the NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Policy

It's also an Adweek Watch Awards winner

Stop, a short film shot over two nights in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is a tense, minimalist statement on New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk policy. It's also the winner of Best Drama…

Upfront TV: At ABC With MediaVest's Donna Speciale

Mediaweek editor in chief Michael Bürgi discusses ABC's upfront presentation with MediaVest USA's Donna Speciale, president, investment and activation, and agency operations. Among the topics covered: pros and cons of…

Sundance Channel to Roll Out More Originals

Sundance Channel announced a lineup of new programs at a New York upfront breakfast this morning, including an aggressive slate of original miniseries and series. Sarah Barnett, who recently was…

Mandel Exits NielsenConnect

NEW YORK Jon Mandel, CEO of NielsenConnect, has left the company.NielsenConnect, a business unit of Adweek parent the Nielsen Co., was formed two years ago to create new services, drawing…

Broadband Board: A Roundtable With Cable MSO Sales Chiefs

While the national sales guys grab all the headlines around upfront time, the unsung heroes of the cable business are the local ad sales executives who labor outside the limelight…

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