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Knight to be Majority Stakeholder of Vinton

NEW YORK — Philip Knight, co-founder of Nike, Inc., has become the majority shareholder of Vinton Studios, the Portland, Ore.-based animation shop best known for its Claymation stop-motion process. Knight […]

Fallon Debuts Second BMW Films Series

NEW YORK — John Woo’s “Hostage”, the first of three films that will appear on the BMW Web site over the next four weeks, breaks Thursday at The campaign, […]

Dan Wieden to be Jury President for Cannes 2003

NEW YORK — Wieden + Kennedy’s Dan Wieden will lead the film and press and outdoor juries at the 50th Annual International Advertising Festival in Cannes. Chief creative officer and […]

4As: Cost of 30-Second Spot Up 8 Percent

NEW YORK — The average cost of producing national TV spots in 2001 increased eight percent to $358,000 for a 30-second spot according to the annual Television Production Cost Survey […]

Cannes CEO Resigns

NEW YORK — Franz Prenner has resigned his post as CEO of the International Advertising Festival in Cannes. The news surfaced as tensions escalated between German agencies and the festival […]

Cannes Chair Threatens To Ban German Judges From Festival

NEW YORK — A controversy over award show entries erupted in Europe last week, as Roger Hatchuel, chairman of the International Advertising Festival in Cannes, told the trade press he […]

Movers and Shakers

When copywriters Fred Raillard and Farid Mokart arrive at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners today, the San Francisco agency will be their seventh employer in three countries in their five years […]

When Advertisers Attack

“Mac OS X gets out of your way,” says one Apple convert, “where as Windows wants to constantly be in your face.” When Apple launched its Macintosh in 1984, it […]

Cannes Festival Dates Set

NEW YORK — The 50th annual International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France, will take place June 22-28 next year, festival officials announced today. As in 2002, events for all media […]

Legs of Steel

Not only are there no big-name celebrities in David Fincher’s most recent work, there are no people at all. In an Adidas spot created by TBWA\Chiat\Day in San Francisco, Golden […]