Tag Archives: commercials

Managing The Unit Supply Chain

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The unit manager, whether combined with location or transport management functions, is the glue that holds a commercial and film project together. Susan Reynard speaks to three veterans of the field. If the apocalypse threatens you want to be in the company of a unit manager. In addition to vast knowledge of the ins and … [Read more]


Animal Performers: All You Need to Know

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The Performing Animals Protection Amendment Act 2016 was passed into law in July of this year. We unpack what it means for productions using animal performers, and what it means for handlers, too. Filming with animals is no picnic in the park – although very rewarding. With the newly passed Performing Animals Protection Amendment Act … [Read more]


Need To Take A Long-Term View of Cutting Production Costs In The Short-Term

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A recent report released by the Association of National Advertisers in the USA claims that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent when it comes to the production of commercials, music, events and other collateral, and are inflating bids from independent production houses so that they can route jobs to their in-house production … [Read more]


Winners in Nine Categories Announced at The Loeries

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The first of two Loeries awards evenings was held on Saturday evening at the Durban International Convention Centre, and was hosted by comedian Donovan Goliath. 141 Loeries were awarded across nine categories including three Grands Prix, 16 Golds, 12 Craft Golds, 49 Silvers and 61 Bronzes. The three Grand Prix Loeries, the award given for … [Read more]


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