AICP Names Curatorial Committee

NEW YORK The Association of Independent Commercial Producers has named its curatorial committee, which will meet April 24 to approve the final selection of spots honored at this year’s AICP Show, taking place on June 14.

Leading this year’s curatorial committee are Joanne Ferraro, managing director of Coppos Films in New York, and Mark Androw, executive producer at The Story Companies in Chicago, both AICP 2004 chairpersons, and Frank Steifel, executive producer, evp, in Santa Monica, Calif., 2004 AICP vice chairman.

Committee members are: David Apicella, senior partner, co-creative head, Ogilvy & Mather, New York; Andre Betz, editor, owner, Bug Editorial, New York; Rick Boyko, managing director, VCU Adcenter, Richmond, Va.; Alex Blum, president, executive producer, Optional Pictures, Santa Monica; Alfred Califano, president, executive producer, A-List, New York; Mark Coppos, director, Coppos Films, Los Angeles; Jules Daly, president, RSA USA, New York; Sherman Foote, composer, Big Foote Music, New York; Elma Garcia, director, MJZ, Los Angeles; Patrick Hardy, vp, acd, Tierney Communications, Philadelphia; and H. Mitchell Kanner, partner, The Firm, Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also, Brent Ladd, svp, group creative, GSD&M, Atlanta; Diane McArter, managing director, Omaha Pictures, Santa Monica; Ty Montague, co-cd, Wieden + Kennedy, New York; Tom Mooney, partner, president, Headquarters, New York; Steve Neely, evp of broadcast production, Foote Cone & Belding, San Francisco; Alan Pafenbach, managing partner, group creative director, Arnold, Boston; Michael Patti, chairman, CEO, global creative director, Young & Rubicam, New York; and Greg Popp, group executive producer, svp, DDB, Chicago.

In addition, Jeff Rosner, president, executive producer, Sacred Noise, New York; Dennis Ryan, chief creative officer, Element 79 Partners, Chicago; Pam Tarr, president, Squeak Pictures, Los Angeles; Shawn Lacy Tessaro, executive producer, Biscuit Filmworks, Los Angeles; Pam Thomas, director, Moxie Pictures, New York; John Van Osdol, director of broadcast, chemistri, Troy, Mich.; and Logan Wilmot, co-ecd, managing partner, Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, New York.

The committee will meet at the SoHo House in New York and evaluate spots that were selected during the past several months by 400 creatives, directors, music producers and editors, divided into 24 panels across the country. The group will make the final determination of what spots will appear in the 2004 AICP Show and be included in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent archives.