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FE AT UR E S Feature Story - Anywhere, Anytime

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Feature Story - The Future Looks Bright (Part 1 of 3)

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Cover Story - Rage Against For the Machine (DSLR cameras)

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Feature Story - Visually Desirable (Graphic & Broadcast Designers)

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Feature Story - Wishful Blinking

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C O LU M N S Ozcetera

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Behind the Camera w/ Drewprops

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Voices - Everything I Learned About Design....

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How I Got into the Business

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Oz Scene

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Let Me Give You My Card

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Ad Campaigns

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T h e creati v e in d e x Table of Contents

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CO V ER A RT Christina Wingfield - Designer

Editorial: Gary Powell - Ozcetera Editor Research: Allison Williams Contributors: Bobby Hickman, Andrew Duncan, Diane Lasek, Marcie Kelso, Bob Fisher, Nichole Bazemore Sales: Diane Lasek, Mukari Butler, Monique McGlockton IT/Database Administrator: John Cleveland Sherman, III Design: Christina Wingfield, Designer Sarah Medina, Production Artist & Designer Ted Fabella, Logo Design

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What is Out on Film?

Out on Film is Atlanta’s own LGBT film festival. We’re in our 25th season. Out on Film was created in 1987 to inform, entertain, educate and enrich the regional LGBT community by recognizing the creative work of LGBT artists and professionals. What films will be shown? Out on Film selects a variety of films for our LGBT audiences, including comedies, dramas, romances and documentaries. In addition, we screen multi-racial and multicultural films. Where is the event? The majority of films are shown at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta GA 30308. Additional screenings will be held at other local venues. How do I buy tickets? Tickets can be purchased at www., the Landmark theater, and online at the Landmark’s website. Please visit www. for more ticket information.




LGBT Film Festival

Celebrating Pride at the Movies October 4 - 11, 2012 Landmark Midtown Art Cinema

Are there other activities? Yes. Out on Film schedules opening and closing night parties plus events before and after select films, including Q&As with filmmakers. How can I learn more? has complete details about films and schedules, including trailers, special events, and volunteering.

contri b u tors Bobby Hickman is a freelance journalist who writes mostly about business and travel. He is also a copywriter and former president of The Freelance Forum. Bobby is currently ghostwriting the autobiography of a Celtic shaman in North Carolina. He is also developing a book on great Southern honky tonks, enabling him to hang out at bars and claim his drink tab as a business deduction. Cover Story, p. 24

Nichole Bazemore is a freelance writer and blogger. She is also the host of the show, “Say It With Style,” on Blog Talk Radio. Her company, Simply Stated Solutions, provides marketing materials for coaches, consultants, and small businesses. Learn more about Nichole and her company via her website,, or connect with her on Facebook or Twitter @nicholebazemore. Cover Story, p. 30

Diane Lasek has been involved in the film and television industry for 20+ years, most of that time as a marketing and salesperson. She is currently working as a sales consultant on the Oz Publishing team and enjoys getting to know all of the hard-working creative folks working across Georgia. In her spare time she is a bee keeper, master gardener and has a little organic soil amendment company for your gardening needs. That can be found at Feature, p. 20

Andrew Duncan, known in the motion picture industry as “Drewprops”, has been writing about the craft of filmmaking from the inside out since the mid-1990’s. His confusing and often embarrassing stories fromDuncan, behind theknown scenes provide a unique insight into the industry craft of filmmaking from the perspec-has been writ Andrew in the motion picture as “Drewprops” tive of the shooting crew, artists, and designers who bring your favorite films to life on the big screen. out since the mid-1990s. His confusing and often embarrassing stories from behind t Behind the Camera w/ Drewprops, p. 22 of filmmaking from the perspective of the shooting crew, artists and designers who

Bob Fisher spent 15 years working as a freelance illustrator, designer for small agencies, art director for Cartoon Network, and founding partner of his own marketing communications firm before becoming director of communications for Marist School. He holds a BFA in studio art from the Atlanta College of Art, attended the Portfolio Center, and has an MS in marketing from Georgia State University. He can be reached at Voices, p. 28

There are times when a man has to step forward to do what’s right, sometimes the right thing to do is to get weird. And sometimes the w sticks around longer than it ought to. And sometimes it gets written dow Marcie Kelso is founder and accounts/strategy director for Kelso Communications, a full-service advertising agency. Her marketing career has crossed the worlds of film production, economic development and arts management. She has worked in film production and has been on staff at the Virginia Film Office and director of the Charlotte, NC film office. Most recently, Kelso completed a decade as executive director of the Light Factory Museum of Photography & Film, where she significantly increased attendance and funding through digital and social media marketing platforms. • Feature, p. 36


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One Giant Leap for Mountain View When the John F. Kennedy Space Center wanted to increase visitor traffic at the venerable tourism destination, they selected MMGY Global, the largest and most integrated travel marketing firm in the world, to assist. MMGY, formerly Ypartnership, tapped Mountain View Group as their production partner, a union that has produced award-winning campaigns for Panama City Beach, St. Johns County CVB, and Indiana Live! in the past. This time they’d hit the heights with a new television campaign for the monumental Space Center. The commercials, which celebrate the power of space and science, echo the mantra “One Day,” illustrating that anything is possible. “The spot gives a nostalgic look at the past, while focusing on the limitless possibilities of space travel in the future,” said Stephen Pruitt, executive producer for Mountain View Group. Working with Pruitt were Mountain View’s director, Tom Gliserman; producer, Kris Johnson and production manager, Rich Roginski. They worked with senior creative director Rob DeLuke and creative director Mark Sunderland from MMGY Global. Mountain View’s membership in the International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ) helps them deliver around the globe for their clients. The global network of trusted filmmakers exists as a forum to share knowledge and resources for international productions. This time, their IQ connections helped them give back. Amnesty International approached IQ to partner on the new “One More Voice” campaign to raise awareness and further the cause of human rights issues around the world, including ending racism, poverty, oppression, and the need for education. IQ filmmakers, coordinated by executive creative director Robin Raj of the agency Citizen Group in San Francisco, were asked to produce scenes culturally relevant to their country and thematically tied to the goals of the Amnesty campaign. The “One More Voice” campaign focuses on the power of collective voices to fight for a cause. Calling on the international reach and quality of the IQ organization membership, the production process embodied that same collective theme, with scenes shot all over the world. Academy Award winner Meryl Streep lent her voice as the narrator of the spots, and Oscar winners Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe composed an original score for the commercial. The spots are being released to commemorate Amnesty’s 50th anniversary fighting global injustice and promoting human rights. Along with executive producer Stephen Pruitt, other Mountain View volunteers included director, Jack Wallis; producer, Kris Johnson; production assistant, Jeff Holmes; cinematographers, Nick Hiltgen and Tom Pritchard; and sound recordist, Adam Jones. Director Tom Gliserman and Executive Producer Stephen Pruitt pose with NASA Astronaut Susan Kilrain.



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A Camera for Your Thoughts Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is pleased to announce that Kayla Baskin, a 17-year old recent graduate of Central Gwinnett High School, has won the ACP High School Essay Contest and a Canon Rebel digital-SLR kit. From Kayla’s winning essay: “With my camera, I would capture pictures to tell my story. I would go back to visit my hometown. Benton Harbor is such a small town, so small that it literally has one high school. That town has so much history, believe it or not almost every single adult in my family was born and raised there, and attended that same high school. However, when I lived in Michigan my family faced so many challenges and overcame so many obstacles that people don’t know about; life wasn’t always easy. With my work, I want to tell my story and let it be a testament of certain things me and my family went through and overcame.” ACP gives a big thank-you to Jack Brassell, for his kind and generous support of this year’s contest, and to Jan Fields from the Showcase School for her generous support of this year’s winner. If you’d like to donate a gently used digitalSLR kit for this initiative, please contact ACP.

Congratulations to Kayla Baskin, ACP High School Essay Contest winner. OZ MAGAZINE



Skate It or Hang It!? After 18 months of planning, June saw the opening of “Skate It or Hang It!? – The evolution of skateboard art” at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). The three-month exhibition focuses on a broad spectrum of artists from the skateboard world, showcasing their works and backgrounds. It includes a chronological retrospective of skate deck art from its genesis in the 1970’s to present day, a skate deck manufacturing display, interactive displays allowing visitors to “Pick A Trick”, and for the headier crowd, subtext focusing on the paradigm shift in skate art subculture from independent artist/skater relationships to international scale skate “corporations” with laser focused brand imagery. The exhibition includes original works and opened with appearances by legends such as Steve Olson, Lance Mountain, Sean Cliver, Andy Howell and Michael Sieben. Father of skateboard art Wes Humpston of DogTown fame and Jim Phillips, the mastermind of Santa Cruz imagery, also contributed works to the exhibition. Part of the story of the exhibition is how skate art influenced many of today’s artists and culturally revered skaters themselves. Charlie Owens, a Tennessee-born, Atlanta-based artist working as an art director for Turner Studios showcased multiple pieces in the exhibition. Open until September 16, Skate It or Hang It!?, in its simplest form, is a celebration of counter-culture art; punks, scribblers and skaters who inspired a generation of kids that are now the art directors, designers, and producers of the things we all see on television or buy during a trip to Target. The exhibition title asks a simple question, are the graphics on the board meant for thrashing out in a session or as a canvas akin to a Bob Ross landscape of happy trees on your wall to enjoy? Simple enough, but taking a deeper dive into the exhibition and you will quickly see, this art was not intended for museum hum-drumming yet it feels quite at home in the confines of an institution of higher art forms.

75 feet of skateboard icons created by Turner Studios art director Charlie Owens for the “Skate it or Hang It!?” exhibition at the Museum of Design Atlanta.



The Happiness Machine

For two days in June, Ground Floor Video (GFV) surrounded the Atlanta, Georgia World of Coke vending machine plaza with seven hidden cameras and microphones to capture the surprised faces of customers as they purchased a Coke. This was the third in a series of Happiness Machine hidden camera shoots that are taking place around the world. The unsuspecting customers purchased a 20-ounce Coke, but random patrons also received prizes including hats, baseball gloves, picnic baskets, flowers, cupcakes and even a Coke bicycle. The delightful sounds of whistles, applause and music accompanied every prize, thrilling all those around when prizes poured out of the machine. So far, the Happiness Machine videos have received over two million hits on the internet sending viewers on the hunt to find one of the Coke Happiness Machines themselves. The World of Coke Happiness Machine in Atlanta

will be in operation through the summer of 2012 and will randomly offer prizes to unsuspecting customers. “The Victoria Jackson Show” now calls GFV its post production home. Complete with whacky comedy skits, former SNL star Victoria Jackson is tackling the most important political issues of the day and using comedy to get her point across. Jackson’s show includes guests, music and even her dog. Watch Jackson on the internet at The Victoria Jackson Show. Active Parenting just wrapped production on a new video, part of the “Teens in Action” series. Dr. Michael Popkin, along with two young hosts, teaches teens how to deal with life’s difficult situations. Green Screen and graphics make the lessons interesting and fun to watch. Post production is currently underway for this project.

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cetera Dalton Agency Promotes Karie Hayden

The Atlanta office of the Dalton Agency has promoted Karie Hayden to assistant account executive. She will continue to support advertising initiatives for agency clients Manheim, NYCM Insurance and SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company.

Presidential Material at Macquarium

Carlos Pimenta joins Macquarium as president.

Macquarium Intelligent Communications appointed Carlos Pimenta as president. Pimenta brings more than twenty-five years of relevant industry experience to his new role, having most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Studiocom (a WPP Company). “We are delighted to bring Carlos’ experience and leadership to Macquarium,” stated Marc F. Adler, Chairman. “His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in extending our track record of innovation for web, mobile, and social customer solutions.” In his previous positions, Pimenta has run full-service international digital marketing agencies specializing in connecting consumers to brands. “With over two decades of history in a continuously evolving industry, Macquarium is known as a true pioneer of creating engaging digital experiences,” said Pimenta. “Carlos is extremely well-respected in our field and an industry veteran,” added Art Hopkins, CEO. “The entire Macquarium crew is excited to have him coming aboard. We have aggressive growth plans and Carlos will be a catalyst in the achievement of our goals.” Julie Carlock of Integrity Business Group served as the executive recruiter for this placement.

Life Up North Rob Lederman of North Avenue Post (NAP) just completed the color correction and finishing for the premiere season of the TBS comedy series, “Men at Work” and is excited to begin working on spots for the networks upcoming show,  “Sullivan & Son.” In other post news, Sean Brown recently completed a spot for AhhMIGO called “Superfood Final.” On the production side, the NAP crew shot green-screen footage of Peter Stroud (lead guitarist for Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, et. al.) and Rick Richards (guitarist/vocalist for The Georgia Satellites) for their band’s music video. Other members of The Altar Boys were being filmed in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Atlanta footage has been sent to Denmark to be matched and posted there.

Get-a-Grip Shines Atlanta Films/Get-a-Grip has been busy with a variety of projects. They provided the majority of the crew and all lighting and grip equipment for the TV movie “If You Really Love Me!” The “Housewives of Atlanta Reunion Show” called on them for lighting. And Kim Zolciak of “Housewives” fame completed a PSA for Ciroc Vodka at sister company Studio Space Atlanta with Get-a-Grip providing crew, lighting and grip equipment.


ASO wins 7 Telly awards for its Georgia Aquarium and Mitsubishi Electric TV spots Ames Scullin O’Haire (ASO) won seven Tellys, the premier award honoring outstanding local and cable commercials. Of ASO’s seven Telly Awards, five were for Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric) and two were for Georgia Aquarium. ASO’s winning TV spots were selected from nearly 11,000 entries from 50 states and five continents. “ASO’s ‘Split Personality’ campaign has really taken our ductless HVAC product to a whole new level with consumers,” says Joe Mastroianni, chief marketing officer for Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating. “Since its start, we’ve seen dramatic increases in our awareness numbers as well as tremendous sales growth.” Carey Rountree, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Georgia Aquarium, says, “We are proud of the advertising and just as proud of the recognition this outstanding work has received.” “It’s fantastic to see the same spots that helped us get great results for our clients are also being recognized through the Telly Awards,” says Patrick Scullin, managing partner – creative for ASO. “We recognize how many entries are submitted each year, and are honored that we received seven Tellys.”

TransAmerica Merges w/ Docqmax Digital TransAmerica Printing Midtown and Docqmax Digital Printing are joining forces. Operations have been consolidated at 689 11th Street in Midtown. Reinhard Molgedei and Debra Davis’s family printing business, TransAmerica Printing Midtown, has served customers in Atlanta for 24 years. The McKenzie brothers (Mike, Mark and Rich) have operated Docqmax and its predecessor business, Quik Print, since 1975. Originally in three locations, Quik Print was consolidated at the 11th Street facility in 2004. They changed the name Docqmax in 1997. With this larger facility and expanded equipment and technologies, clients will be able to utilize online printing features and personalized web portals when ordering products and services from Docqmax. The Docqmax team will continue to offer design, prepress, high-end color digital printing, digital wide-format inkjet printing along with full color offset printing, a complete binding operation, direct mail services and a host of other personalized marketing and printing services.


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TUBE Creates Falling Skies When TNT finished developing “TNT Presents: Falling Skies the App” they immediately turned to Tube for an instructional video to guide users through its functionality. After the success of similar videos for other apps including TBS, TNT, and the “Big Bang Theory,” Tube felt confident that they could recreate the functionality of the app in an entertaining way that viewers and fans could relate to. The project included three videos: one for tablets, one for smart phones, and a :15 promo for the app that is a combination of the two. Starting with nothing but a script and layered Photoshop files of landing pages, Chris Downs, Tube’s owner and creative director, got to work creating styleboards for the 2:00 videos. Downs started by constructing an environment for the tablet and smart phone devices to live in. Since the environment was his main avenue of paying homage to the established brand of the show, Downs incorporated elements frequently seen throughout the series: lens flares, flickering lights, and green smoke. Downs also oversaw freelancers Dominic Maschler and Daryl Myers in their reconstruction and animation of the app’s user interface in After Effects and its incorporation with the tablet and mobile devices in Cinema 4D. Meanwhile, Tube’s Greg Partridge worked with TNT senior producer Nick Pride to find sound and video clips from the show to act as accents in the interstitial portions of the tutorial. The excerpts aided in the pacing of the piece, providing it with the momentum and context it needed to keep fans engaged. The mobile and tablet versions of the video are at the  Falling Skies website. TNT Presents: Falling Skies the App is available through the app store. The second season of Falling Skies premiered on June 17th.


“Pass It On” Takes Top Honors “Pass It On,” a movie trailer created by Craig Miller Productions has won best of category for the U.S. Army projects, and claimed the top award in the Visual Information Production Awards category, part of the Department of Defense’s Communicators of Excellence Awards Program. When Bill Bauman, US Army Electronic Multimedia Specialist, approached us with this creative idea, we knew it would impact a lot of people. At Craig Miller Productions, they truly believe that there are very few callings in life that are more important than protecting and honoring the men and women who defend our country.

Prime Time for Affix Another big thrill for Affix Music as they placed Yac-Yan Da Biznessman’s song “Good Good” in ABC’s hit sitcom “Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23”. TV placements can be a core component to the success of urban music makers. Within just days of the “Good Good” placement, new fans sparked a social media wave, including a fan-created YouTube video. Which is to say, it boosted the artist’s online presence significantly. Congrats to Affix and Yac-Yan.

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PRSA PR ciation and was honored as the Distinguished Megan Terraso and Jason Rollins earned Alumnus in Public Relations in 2003. A PRSA their APR (Accredited in Public Relations) member since 1998, Hussey has served on certification from the Georgia Chapter of a number of chapter committees including the Public Relations Society of America website, internal communications, nominat(PRSA-GA). ing and Phoenix Awards/Awards Celebration. Terraso has spent the majority of her caHe was a member of the board of PRSA|GA reer working with the media, first as a jourfor a number of years, serving as president of nalist and later handling media relations in the chapter in 2010. In addition, he served as higher education including her current job chair of a national task force on website develas director of media relations at Agnes Scott opment for PRSA and as a national Assembly College. Terraso received a Bachelor of Arts Delegate. degree in journalism from the University Van Herik is the founder of Van Herik Comof Georgia. Rollins is an account supervisor munications, a boutique agency that brings at MSL Atlanta, supporting clients with ina wide variety of strategic skills and actionternal communications, employee engageoriented knowhow to the opportunities and ment and recruitment marketing needs. challenges facing its clients. He spent 20 years Rollins received an undergraduate degree as an editor and reporter for major metro in Communication Studies from UNC-Wilmnewspapers covering business before transiington and MBA with marketing concentrationing to public relations. In his 17-year PR tion from Mercer University. career, Van Herik has focused primarily on enTimothy L. Hussey, APR and Ed Van Herik From Clockwise: Ed Van Herik, Megan Terraso, ergy, finance, real estate and nonprofit issues, earned the Chapter Champion Award from Timothy L. Hussey, and Jason Rollins including handling crisis communications for PRSA-GA in recognition of their outstanding a Southern California utility during the 2000volunteer work for the chapter. 2001 energy crisis. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Hussey is senior director for marketing and communications for EmoDePaul University in Chicago and has done graduate work in history and ry University School of Law, where he has received numerous accolades business. As a PRSA|GA member, Van Herik served as co-chair for the Infor his work in support of the school, including several Phoenix Awards dependent Counselors Special Interest Group (SIG) from 2010-2011 and and the Bronze Anvil. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Troy currently is leading the membership team for this SIG. In addition, he is University in Troy, AL, where he double majored in print journalism and part of the chapter’s Membership Committee, assisting with outreach to public relations. In addition to his involvement with PRSA, he also has independent counselors as well as graduating PRSSA members. served on the board and as president of its Journalism Alumni Asso-

A Wild Ride for Wildwood If you’ve turned on your TV or gone to a movie recently then you’ve seen some of Wildwood Studios’ work. Projects like “The Watch”, “Single Ladies Season 2”, or NBC’s upcoming new series “Revolution” due out this fall to name a few. Wildwood owner and IATSE Local 479 member Steve Spelman has been combining his fine art background with the latest 3D computer modeling and machining to crank out parts and props for these productions. As the projects keep rolling in, Wildwood is looking to grow. Between designing and creating hero props for large scale film productions, R&D and product development for large factories nationwide, and consulting for Atlanta-based Imperial Opa Circus, Wildwood Studio is planning to expand to a larger space in the next 12 months. Which in turn means larger projects, more technology, and a larger creative group. The goal is to remain flexible, keep learning, and stay as creative as possible. Top Row (L-R): Prosthetics; Orb used in “The Watch.” Bottom Row (L-R): Pendants; Civil War Ring; Hood ornament; Various castings/ molds.



Arketi Nabs Best and Brightest Arketi Group was named one of “Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.” According to the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), winners are selected for practicing innovative strategies and represent best practices in industries as diverse as communications, hospitality, insurance and nonprofit. An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. The winning companies were honored by the NABR at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed in attendance. In account news, Arketi has been selected by CorFire, the mobile commerce business unit of SK C&C USA and leading provider of mobile technology solutions, as its agency of record. Arketi is charged with building on the aggressive 2011 public relations campaign that Arketi orchestrated for CorFire and the launch of its mobile commerce services. Arketi also assisted the company with its rebranding and messaging. CorFire is the mobile commerce business unit of the South Korean company SK C&C. Based in Atlanta, CorFire is leveraging its experience in Asia to deliver mobile commerce solutions to various players in the mobile ecosystem, including retailers, payment processors, financial institutions, and mobile network operators.

A Summer Christmas Gift In December of 2011 Georgia Public Television aired the onehour holiday special “An Atlanta Celtic Christmas Concert,” produced in partnership with The W.B. Yeats Foundation at Emory University and Jayan Films Productions. This summer the program received a Southeast Regional Emmy for Outstanding Achievement, Television News and Program Specialty Excellence, Arts/Entertainment. Jayan Films Director, Stacey Fitzgerald, worked with a great group of people to create this beautifully filmed Christmas concert: James Flannery, Bob Judson, Ciaran Flannery and Aaron Ruschetta. Emory’s Schwartz Performing Arts Center was the backdrop for the live concert. The venue, combined with the musicians’ personal “Celtic Christmas” stories and inspirational music, make this special a holiday must-see. Fitzgerald noted: “It was a pleasure working with such an amazing production team. James Flannery has produced this beloved holiday show at the Schwartz Center for 18 years. His compelling and original vision, along with the performers involved, has provided unending inspiration.” The concert is slated for international distribution and has been produced as a DVD with additional special bonus items.

The Partnership Welcomes Randy Hooker The Partnership of Atlanta has hired Randall “Randy” Hooker as SVP, executive creative director. The addition of Hooker, who was most recently creative director at Digitas, continues to broaden the agency’s expertise in creative digital marketing and effective advertising campaign development. Hooker has produced award-winning integrated campaigns for a broad range of clients, including AOL, UPS, Experian, Hoover, Rosetta Stone, BFGoodrich, NASCAR, Delta Air Lines and Equifax. His agency experience includes Digitas, The Martin Agency and Rapp Collins. “2012 is turning out to be a great growth year for The Partnership,” added Jim Crone, agency EVP and managing director. “Growth brings opportunities to add new talent and we constantly seek people with different approaches.” The Partnership was again named one of Atlanta’s 2012 Top 25 advertising and digital marketing agencies according to The Atlanta Business Chronicle. OZ MAGAZINE



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Boortz Wants You to Be Award winning creative director, brand strategist and graphic designer Jeff Boortz has launched Be The Creative Source, an advertising, promotion, design, and interactive representation company. The move follows Boortz’s more than two decades designing for and promoting the brands of Discovery Channel, MTV, ESPN, HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX and Comcast, among others. Off to a running start, Boortz has already signed up three companies to his roster: Denver-based creative production company Impossible, international creative network United Senses and digital creative boutique Neo-Pangea. In addition to representing them, he will work closely with them to develop their client campaigns. Boortz’s new role far exceeds that of the traditional rep. He is taking a hands-on approach to guide his creative partners as they build their respective businesses, while also enhancing their profiles and distinguishing them from the multitude of other players in the marketplace.

Boortz launches Be The Creative Source, which will be headquartered in Atlanta, after serving as creative director for RIOT Atlanta. Previously, he spent two years as Professor of Motion Media Design at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), where he also held the post of department chair of broadcast design and motion graphics for a year. Before his move to academia, Boortz was founder, president & CEO of Concrete Pictures, a content production company that provided full brand strategy and positioning, including logo development, on-air design, promotional and tune-in campaigns and interstitial content for such clients as CBS, Comcast, ESPN, Discovery, History Channel, Travel Channel and Versus. During his 20+ years in the industry, he also served as chief creative officer at 3-Ring Circus and as senior creative director at Pittard Sullivan Design. Boortz is the recipient of multiple international design awards, including two Emmys and “Best of Show” accolades from the Broadcast Designers Association.


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n an iconic scene from the 1967 feature film “The Graduate,” a successful but over-bearing businessman corners Dustin Hoffman’s character with words of advice about the most potent future business opportunity. The mentor looks him directly in the eyes and gives him the keys to material success with these words, “Plastics. . . . There’s a great future in plastics.”

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Crawford Media Services has a new set of keys. This business success won’t be built out of plastic. No surprise, it’s built out of the digital language of 0s and 1s. The future is: media asset management. Or, in the words of Crawford’s recent brand makeover: Create. Manage. Serve.

They use the superhero of the digital age. It’s metadata. Put simply, it’s data about your data.

For 30 years, the various Crawford-branded companies have given media and production clients the most creative and cutting-edge ways to acquire, manipulate, manage and distribute film, video and digital media. Within their top-notch facilities and client-centered environment, Crawford clients always expect the best creatives to produce and post their projects with access to bright and approachable engineers who solve acquisition or distribution challenges. And all of them working with an eye toward “what’s next” and “where is it all going?” Well, where it’s all going is to the new services rolled out by Crawford Media Services: The Digital Library. Still a post house? Sure. Crawford continues to offer the most complete range of post production services in the region, comparable to the best in the land. The “Create” part of the equation rolls on: editorial, VFX, design, interactive, stereoscopic 3D, animation, color correction, sound design, ADR, composition, authoring . . . it’s all still there and on task. What has changed is the “Manage” and “Serve” part of the equation. Now, everything you have ever shot, and every media file you will ever acquire, will be available to you anywhere, anytime. Crawford’s new Digital Library will give you more efficient workflows on current productions. And, it will breathe new life into all the reels, tapes and hard drives lining your production library walls.

THE ANYTIME, ANYWHERE WORKFLOW The drive to create episodic TV or feature films . . . efficient, visually appealing, mass-consumed, money-making machines . . . demands an efficient work flow. Most of the work flows now are file-based, digital files transmitted via FireWire and transported on hard drives. Wrangling these massive data files requires lots of organization. Thus, the rise of the digital imaging technician (DIT). For these work flows, Crawford’s Digital Library is a project management and post production tool. Data is available to producers, directors and editors anytime, anywhere. Your administrative and management time and effort shrinks. The focus on the creative side is on the rise. You are on cloud 9.



Tag, catalog and describe every shot, every scene, and every angle you’ve lensed. Once you tag it, you can find it. Adding categories, keywords and descriptions make finding specific content immediate. Multiple lightboxes allow selected clips to be grouped and arranged in preparation for the edit suite. An advanced player tracks timecode from the original source material.  Transcripts can be imported in addition to jumping to any location within a clip . . . with timecode associated notes.  Proxy clips with title, description and timecode notes can be exported to Avid and Final Cut Pro editing systems while preserving source timecode for later conforming. The Digital Library keeps your content organized and immediately available throughout a project. Holding that umbrella drink and not in the mood to type your keywords? The SoundSearch feature phonetically finds words and phrases without entering tags and keywords. Now you’ve found and tagged and retrieved the perfect shot. What to do now? How about a direct export to Avid, Final Cut Pro, and Premiere Pro. The library also supports XDCAM file structure with metadata. You can download proxies with source timecode for editing on your laptop. Later, conform to your high resolution files, the files that are stored safely in Crawford’s digital archive. Michael Lucker is the CEO of Lucky Dog Filmworks. He’s worked with the best of the best in Hollywood, and he’s back home in Georgia looking to create mass-consumed, episodic content that he can call his very own. He and his company are working on a pilot for TV. Working for the green light means showing networks or distributors that Lucky Dog can create. As important, Lucky Dog has to show they can “get it in the can” at a good price, maximize ROI . . . return on investment. Of the Digital Library, Lucker says, “A remarkable tool that totally accelerates the post process. We wouldn’t want to do a show without it.” It’s not just “in the can.” It’s online, right now, ready for a producer and director to mark it up and fix it in post. And fix it in post with a pack of engineers and software developers backing you up.

OBSOLESENCE IS OBSOLETE For large institutions with massive amounts of archival media, Crawford Media Services also has an entire division focused on digitizing and preserving legacy assets: film, tape, CD’s, DVD’s and hard drives. In a nutshell, Crawford’s Digital Library provides mass digitization of obsolete video, film and audio from over 35 legacy formats. Digitized media is stored in a secure digital archive. Your archive is accessible any time, anywhere with a web-based portal for simple media asset management. Custom-tailored metadata, data tagging strategies, give clients an intuitive and elegant search and retrieval tool. Which is all a fancy way of saying that a Crawford client can hop on the web and find that scene with the cute cat you shot on 1” tape 30 years ago and get it on YouTube pronto. Or, monetize it. A lot of important, historically relevant media is living in the old formats. Your very own stock footage service is in the cloud . . . and a click away. From Lance Kelson, VP of product development and services at Crawford, “We unlock your content and its value, enabling you to preserve it, monetize it, protect it, and keep it available for generations to come.” Maybe starting your own stock footage library is not in the cards. But, digitizing and securely storing valuable media is essential. All the legacy formats, film, tape, CD’s and DVD’s, face inevitable obsolescence. Time is not your friend when it comes to preserving any legacy format. All tape has a half-life, or worse, so digitizing to tape is only delaying the agony. And it still leaves media prone to disaster, natural or man-made . . . or self-inflicted. Waiting for degeneration or disaster and then attempting to recover media is hugely expensive, not to mention risky; possibly a one-way trip to data oblivion. For all media managers, archivists and librarians . . . it is much more cost efficient to be proactive and digitize now than it is to wait for the inevitable and then attempt to recover lost media. In the words of Steve Davis, COO of Crawford, “In 30 years, Crawford has purchased just about every piece of film equipment and video tape recording device that has ever been made.” And they’ve held on to this legacy equipment. Davis continues, “We have a full staff of dedicated engineers and software developers that allow us to digitize legacy assets safely, cost effectively, and do it in a way that funnels that new digital content into a framework that makes it highly useable for production and distribution.” But if the unthinkable does happen, Crawford Media Services offers data recovery solutions that are renowned. With the usual first-class customer service, creative talent and approachable engineers, if the problem is solvable, it will be solved.

FIND YOUR KEEPERS Everything you will shoot, everything you’ve ever shot, is now ready for any production with a file-based workflow. Your files are stored safely in the cloud. Crawford’s Digital Library makes the process of finding stored media fairly straightforward. A web browser is all you need to access your data . . . anytime, anywhere. That’s where it’s all going. h

FOR THE WONKISH Wondering about the guts of a media asset management system that allows users to manage media files anywhere, any time? It starts with a secure and accessible data center, a logical evolution of what Crawford has been doing for 30 years. Rows and stacks of servers intertwined with miles of highspeed cable attached to the information highway. Or, more specifically: Fully redundant, failsafe power. Efficient cooling infrastructure requiring a fraction of the energy of other data centers. Cooling the servers themselves instead of cooling the air in a cavernous warehouse is the green thing. Triple-redundant biometric security system. Fast and multiple fiber connections. Carrier neutral with multiple on-net providers. Path diversity over protected fiber. Backbone rated 6.2 Tbps. Designed for 99.999% uptime. Part of Metro Atlanta’s Ethernet backbone. HITRUST certification targeted. State-of-the-art contained aisle design. Quintillions of bytes of info and the bandwidth to access that data. Reduced cost of connectivity by building on a multi-10 gigabit backbone. And the best part for the not-so-wonkish: experienced senior engineers assigned to each account. OZ MAGAZINE



the future s k o o l bright


Part one of a three-part series focusing on production companies in Georgia that are getting the green light. By Diane Lasek




elevision and the web are becoming one, and the lines are continually blurred between branded content, webisodes and TV series. Several local production companies are successfully riding this wave. They know that it takes wide open storytelling and fascinating characters to draw an audience, no matter what content form it’s in or on what device it is being viewed. Each of these companies understands the “pitch process.” They are all smart enough to know that “you never know.” That is, you may pitch three really great ideas and one not so great one to a network or an advertiser, and sometimes they will go with what you thought was the not so great one. The individuals that make up the companies profiled here bring a wide variety of entertainment, advertising, film, web & TV production experience to their respective teams. And, they are good at getting the green light.

CRAZY LEGS PRODUCTIONS Crazy Legs Productions (CLP) is a leading creator of non-fiction television and is a full-service film, television, commercial development and production company with offices in Atlanta, New York and Los Angeles. The cornerstone of the company is its commitment to cinematic storytelling, whether that story is 30 seconds or 90 minutes, with specific focus on television, branded content and documentaries.

The Crazy Legs core team consists of Tom Cappello, executive producer; Allison Troxell, line producer/head of production; Alana Goldstein, VP of Development-L.A.; Kelly Hefner, VP Development-NYC; Scott Thigpen, VP of Branded Entertainment and Chris Higgins, director of visual effects and animation. They are represented by Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in LA and NYC and have been a CAA client for two years now. Agents have become a necessity in the non-fiction TV world over the last few years. It’s been crucial for the Atlanta-based company’s success and growth. Being a CAA client has provided instant legitimacy when they walk into a room at any network. Once their foot is in the door, their brand as cinematic storytellers and their good-humored nature gets them to the green light. For the Crazy Legs team, there are two types of pitching. For established clients, they’ll often send just a handful of log lines to get a read on what the networks are responding to and buying. The other way is to find a world, a character or a host and put together a 2-3 minute sizzle reel with a two-page treatment. “At the end of the day, you need to have video for development execs to respond to, and that is the only way something will get to air: great video,” says Cappello.

have four new shows on additional networks,” says Cappello. “THAT is our cinematic storytelling, our empathic voice, our edit pace, our strong characters and our insistence on staying true to our subjects and their worlds.” One network exec recently said, “I am going to be keeping you busy. You bleed for our projects.” Says Cappello, “And he is right, we strive for much more than that tired  look and feel of  so  many  non-fiction TV series.” With a powerful combination of documentary and entertainment experience not commonly found under one roof, blue chip companies like UPS, Chick-fil-A, BB&T, Thomson Reuters, Coca-Cola and more tap CLP to create branded content. Recent projects include a series of spots for “The Today Show’s Summer Concert Series,” an advocacy piece for the International Campaign on Human Rights in Iran, an image video for the Measles Initiative, and creative development of a new viral ad for the relief agency CARE. Crazy Legs recently produced a feature documentary, “A Powerful Noise,” to bolster the worldwide women’s empowerment movement. Shot in Bosnia, Vietnam and Mali, it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was released in theaters nationwide. During the production, CLP came to see how especially good they were at parlaying a difficult situation into something better. “We were on our third leg of a three month production. On the first day of filming in Bosnia, our main subject, whom we had scouted successfully for (at least we thought) says, ‘Okay, so we are done?’ And we had 17 more days of shooting left to go! So you’re in Bosnia with an uncooperative main subject and what do you do?” says Cappello. So they adapted, which they feel is another strength of theirs. They made their B character, Nada, into the main character. “It was one of those ugly moments that turned into the most fortuitous moment. And the film is better because of it,” says Cappello. “A Powerful Noise” is now available for viewing on Netflix, Hulu and iTunes. Producing “Hidden City” for Travel Channel provided the team with more than enough opportunities to laugh. While filming the episode on San Francisco, they met with Harvey Milk’s campaign manager, a gold miner who had to be convinced to get in the water with their host, and a reporter who talked to them about the “straight-ifacation” of the Castro District while a rainbow flag the size of Texas was flying over his head. All of these scenes were humorous and brought to light a new angle on San Francisco and its infamous citizens. “What made the episode come to life even more was spontaneously throwing our host, Marcus Sakey, onto a zip line over the Embarcadero. It set the theme for the show, seeing this city from a different angle so nicely, while imbuing our Travel Channel show with a little travel excursion. We always look for ways to add adventure to our shows while staying true to the story theme”, says Cappello. Other CLP productions include: “Track Rats”  for  Cartoon Network,  a series for the DIY network and a one-hour special for  MSNBC. Crazy Legs is currently producing “The Kevin Michael Connolly Project” for the Travel Channel, new projects for the Cooking Channel and Investigation Discovery, with four new projects in development for the Travel Channel. Also in production is their latest documentary about the African Children’s Choir, showing that once you are successful for your clients, you can green light your own projects.

Many of the networks want big characters, authentic worlds and massive stakes. If you have that then you are good to go. What they do not want is … earnestness! What Crazy Legs has learned over the years of doing pitches for the networks is to “get to the point.” Compare your show idea to other shows to give them a visual and thematic reference. And when they are sold or taking it to the development team, be quiet. Don’t talk yourself out of a sale. Crazy Legs considers big visuals and big emotions as a few of their unique attributes as storytellers. Like their shows or not, you are going to feel something after you are done watching. “This year at the RealScreen conference, we showed our reel to twenty plus networks and they all said, ‘How do we get that on our network?’  And now we OZ MAGAZINE


behind the camera w/ drew props

Before the rise of the Internet and cellphones smaller than a pork roast, before email and eBay, prepping a movie was an entirely different affair because you didn’t have the world at your fingertips. Well, actually you did, but those fingertips had to do some walking through an enormous alphabetized list of businesses that had been printed on yellow newsprint and left on your doorstep when you weren’t at home. We called this thing “The Yellow Pages” and everybody in the world used it whenever they needed to find a plumber, or a florist, or just about anything else because Google DID NOT EXIST!!! srsly. That great big yellow book was invaluable and was one of the very first items distributed when a production office was being set up. I still remember PAs walking through offices, flinging brand new telephone books onto our desks and in just a few weeks those books would be dog-eared, covered in doodles and filled with bookmarks. Decorators and propmasters would take their telephone books with them while they were out shopping, and more than a few Yellow Pages would disappear from payphone booths. Remember kids: this is the way things worked before the iPhone™. And you know what? It worked! We found the stuff we were looking for, and movies got made. Sometimes a person would misplace their own telephone book so they would “borrow” one from someone else’s desk in the production office. My friend and propmaster Joe Connolly took to writing “STOLEN FROM PROPS” with a big giant marker all over his newest set of Yellow Pages (yes, they sometimes came in sets). And Joe meant “stolen”, because those books were valuable tools. If you worked on a show in another part of the country you’d take that city’s Yellow Pages home at the end of the show because it increased your “database” of contacts. Joe had a saying that, “If you can’t find it within 6 phone calls it doesn’t exist,” and in those days that was pretty much the case. One of the few things you knew you wouldn’t find locally were places that specialized in making fake newspapers and fake money, because there’s not a lot of demand for the former, and the latter will get you 10 to 20 in Federal prison. No, for those things you had to turn back to the mothership: Los Angeles. When I first began working in the motion picture industry, back in 1991, a large majority of propmasters and set decorators in the United States used a company called Earl Hays Press.



Known simply as ‘Earl Hays’, this company was a good source for most any printed item you might need on set. From fake magazines and newspapers, to adhesive-backed labels (called “wraps”) for making fake liquor and beer bottles, to paper wraps for fake cigarette packs, Earl Hays had you covered. The only downside of ordering from Earl Hays was that some of their material looked as if it had been designed in the 1940s, which was quite possible because the company had been in business since 1915! We appreciated the convenience of Earl Hays products but we dreamed of being able to create our own labels. The problem was that the techniques for creating labels were still laughably rudimentary in the 1990s, partly because we still thought in terms of using photocopiers and dry-transfer rub-on lettering – a technique left over from the 1960s. More importantly, we were supposed to be prepping a movie, not designing labels. Things have changed significantly over the last 20 years. Earl Hays is no longer the only supplier for product labels in Los Angeles, and may even now be considered a 2nd tier source for prop graphics. More significant has been the rise of the embedded graphic designer on productions, and that’s what I really wanted to talk about for this issue of the Creative Index: What does it take to make a living as a graphic designer in the motion picture industry? To be a “normal” graphic designer you have to have artistic talent, you have to understand composition, you have to be able to work to a deadline, you have to be able to work with people with extreme personalities, you have to know how to measure things, you must possess an understanding of the history of graphic design, you should probably check to make sure you’re not colorblind and that you’re a fairly decent speller, and most importantly you have to own (and preferably know how to use) the goshdarn software! To be a good Motion Picture graphic designer you also have to understand how to design pieces “for camera”. If you’re working independently, not embedded with a show, you have to operate with the mentality of a doctor, in that you’re always on call, because there are always last-minute emergencies. And you’d better be a wizard at shipping, too, because it’s a bad day if your magazine cover doesn’t arrive on set in time for a scene.

Be sure to find a reliable output house and develop a collaborative relationship with their output team because those are the people who will help you solve all the seemingly impossible problems that will get thrown your way by a crazy director or a wildly impossible location. Chet Long, a senior account manager with Meteor LLC Atlanta, recently explained how he’d once “fired” a graphic designer because they consistently provided poorly crafted files with incorrect measurements and then had the audacity to berate him on his prices. His company was so busy producing material for other film projects that he was able to encourage that designer to seek another vendor. Don’t let this happen to you!


By 2001 there was a convergence of affordable illustration software with a rapidly growing “library” of seemingly free photographic material on the Internet. The same studio system that had so jealously guarded its own products through the years suddenly found itself facing copyrightinfringement lawsuits due to a widespread ignorance of copyright law among the design community hired to make graphics for films and television programs.

A few studios provide graphic designers with access to a stock photography library, but that hasn’t been the trend with projects shooting in Atlanta and as a result Lisa also finds herself organizing impromptu photo shoots for the pieces she produces. It’s a lot of work and while she’s good at it, she can’t charge the clients additional fees for her photography. Perhaps the biggest challenge Lisa has faced is how much she can charge for her expertise, because many Unit Production Managers harbor an insultingly parochial view of the abilities of anyone who isn’t from Los Angeles, especially the South. Faced with the list of respected Designers and Art Directors who recommend her, UPMs often still press her to take a lower rate. I recently had a similar experience on a television pilot and when it became clear that I wasn’t going to take less than the industry standard rate we were able to strike a deal. My negotiation tactic was that I honestly didn’t really want the job in the first place, which is hardly typical.

More often you find people who are hungry for work, looking to build a resume, or simply ignorant of the D E S P E R AT I O N rates that they should be charging. I’m aware of several instances (just this year) in which movies hired talented people As result of those missteps, legal clearances for fonts and images for a surprisingly low rate, and those people were given minimal are now a regular part of the paperwork chain that motion compensation for the rental of their expensive equipment and picture graphic designers must deal with and the requirements are only becoming more stringent. I once had a shouting match software. I’ve recently learned of one person who worked prep (uncharacteristic for me) with a lawyer for a studio for which for free, simply to add a high-profile movie to their resume. I’d created a website to be used on-camera. Their writers never provided me with the promised copy to be used on the website and they ended up shooting the scene using my placeholder text. Not only did I not receive additional compensation for my original text, they also wanted me to indemnify their studio against any legal claims pertaining to that text, which I refused to do because that wasn’t our original deal. In the end I forced them to re-write the agreement. Studios expect their designers to be more prepared than they ever were in the past, and that’s not a bad thing: it’s just business. My friend Lisa Yeiser has a booming business as a graphic designer for television shows and feature films, with clients all around the country. Several years ago she had a similarly frustrating experience regarding “broadcast friendly” fonts, and it became expeditious for her to purchase an expensive studioapproved font package so that she could stop dealing with legal departments and get back to the business of design.

This devaluation of the services doesn’t only apply to graphic designers and it’s not limited to Atlanta. It’s happening across the country and includes illustrators, storyboard artists, set designers, art directors and other art-generating crafts that fall under the auspices of the Art Department. Unless you belong to the Art Director’s Guild (IATSE 800) and are an Art Director, the studios have no contractual minimum rate that they are bound to honor, meaning that local unions are helpless to assist these people in their negotiations with producers, and a smart UPM will take advantage of hunger and insecurity every time. So what’s the fair solution? Well, the first thing is to stop accepting low rates, and if you don’t know what a fair rate is, ask somebody (but probably not a UPM). Stop thinking of other artists as rivals and start thinking of them as colleagues. Talk to each other on a regular basis and find out how to negotiate a fair rate for yourselves because right now all you’re doing is competing with each other in a race to the bottom. OZ MAGAZINE



Rage Against For the Machine A shooter by any other name . . . DSLR photographers & videographers expand their repertoire.

by: bobby l. hickman




nce upon a time, in the early days of the twenty-first century, adding high-definition (HD) video to digital single-reflex cameras (DSLR) was aimed at attracting more consumers to the latest replacement for still photography and 35-millimeter film. But DSLR has taken off in a totally new direction, drawing professional filmmakers and former videographers who use the still camera body to produce documentaries and other projects. DSLR cameras incorporate the high quality of HD video with the flexibility and lower cost of a still camera. While originally aimed at the consumer market, DSLR has taken off with professionals. Over the past few years, an increasing number of filmmakers have turned to DSLR cameras to shoot documentaries, independent films, music videos, television shows and even parts of some high-budget features. Professionals who work with DSLR and are adding them to their filmmaking inventories say the cameras are popular because they deliver high quality images at a relatively low cost. However, while DSLR does provide a low-cost entry point into the video world, the cameras also come with their own set of challenges, as our experts outline below.

Frank Zamor

Broadcast video sales, Showcase Photo & Video

still trying to catch up – although the new Nikon D800 “is getting a lot of attention.” While the Canon 5D Mark II started the trend, the Canon 7D is better for shooting video and costs less, Zamor continued. “The 5D has such an oversized chip that it’s not as easy to work with, whereas the 7D closer to 35 millimeter film. However, there are some issues with the cameras. “It has horrible audio capabilities; you should only use it as a reference track,” Zamor explained. “We suggest using a separate audio recorder, then syncing audio to video in post-production.” For lenses, Zamor suggest following the feature film approach of using three lenses: 35MM, 50MM and 85MM (or similar sizes). “If you can only buy one, get the 50MM.” he added. Later you can add a 35MM for establishing wider shots, and the 85MM for close-ups. Documentary makers may also need: a shoulder mount to steady the camera and an alternate viewfinder. “It’s hard to focus the camera using the small {LCD} screen on the back of the camera, so an external monitor or a larger viewfinder is helpful,” Zamor noted. DSLRs also have limited recording times, “but feature filmmakers are used to dealing with that.” Someone buying the full package – camera, shoulder rig, audio recorder, monitor or viewfinder – will probably spend close to $5,000. “You can get by without a shoulder rig or viewfinder on the cheap, but they make shooting easier. Zamor said. “I wouldn’t even try it without the separate audio recorder.” While the use of DSLR for video has risen for the past four years, “we might be on the downside of it,” Zamor added. “A lot of video cameras are adjusting to the full-frame sensor, which is what people are looking for -- the shallow depth of field. You’re not going to shoot the action on the field at a football game with a DSLR.” Still, DSLRs are being used so much for video that some people have forgotten their original focus. Zamor said that someone came into Showcase with a Canon 5D and “talked about how he uses it to shoot video. Then he asked, ‘What would you recommend to use as a photography camera?’ People forget this is also a still camera.”

Bob Undi Jr. Sales Associate, Professional Photo Resources

High quality at an affordable cost is the main reason filmmakers have turned to DSLRs, according to Frank Zamor of Showcase Photo and Video. The camera “allows you to get a shallow depth of field plus incredibly good quality. It costs $1,600 for a Canon 7D. The Red sells for about $8,000, but you’ll spend close to $20,000 before you turn it on.” The trend to use DSLRs to shoot moving images started about four years ago “with photographers realizing they could shoot a wedding and get video with the same camera.” Zamor explained. Then “we started seeing more interest on the filmmakers’ side. Now, 70% to 80% of the people who walk in with a DSLR are doing video as well as still photography.” In addition to documentaries, DSLRs are being used for music videos, low-budget features, and commercials. “Even high-budget films are using them as crash cameras,” Zamor noted. Canon was the “first to the picnic”, he said, and other manufacturers are OZ MAGAZINE


cover story “DSLR has turned the industry on its ear,” said PPR’s Undi. “It was basically the end of videographers as we knew them. It died when DSLRs were able to shoot video because you didn’t need $10,000 video cameras anymore. You have these simple point-and-shoots with better glass and different options, and they can do still or video.” Beginning with the Canon 5D Mark II, DSLRs offered the ability to blur the background. Undi said. “With an interchangeable lens system like the DSLR, your possibilities really opened up. You were suddenly able to shoot what you wanted as long as you had the lens.” Undi agreed that cost is the main factor driving the DSLR trend. “If you want something to look like film you’ll go with traditional cameras,” he said. “There are some things you can only do on the Red” or more expensive traditional cameras. But DSLRs meet a number of needs, providing high-quality video at a substantially lower price. “Since 2008, when the Mark II came out, it has been a completely different work space and different people,” he added. For documentaries and independent films, the 5D Mark II has become the “go-to” camera, Undi noted. Some people are beginning to convert to the newer Canon 5D Mark III, he continued. “But the Mark II really opened up the door. You can spend $2500 for camera and a couple of lenses, add audio, and start filmmaking for less than 10 grand.” Undi noted a number of uses for the DSLRs, such as numerous hip-hop music videos being shot in Atlanta. “For documentaries, even a lot of high-end production houses are using DSLRs,” he added. “It’s so much smaller that they can mount it on the hood or the side of a car. High-end filmmakers are using it now for a lot of specialty stuff.”

Allen Facemire Director/DP; Picture Window Productions

Facemire, who shoots the “Mega Dens” show for the DIY Network, has used Canon DSLRs for other projects and has shot documentaries with traditional cameras. For example, on a CBS-TV movie last year in Atlanta, he shot “the title and opening sequences on a Canon 5D, and rest of it on a Sony F35. On the next season of “Mega Dens,” Facemire plans to use a new Nikon D800 DSLR “which I will start incorporating into that workflow. The Nikon has overcome the obstacles Canon had introduced. The 5D just some has technical issues that make it cumbersome for my style of shooting.” “There is no question that cost if the biggest factor” favoring DSLRs, Facemire said. “The Canon 5D runs around three grand without a lens. A video camera with the same quality would be about triple that.”

The Canon 5D and 7D have done for video business what DV did for the industry some 20 years ago. While introduced as a high-end consumer camera, he said, DV “morphed into HDV, which became the standard for small-budget films, documentaries, and sometimes commercials.” Today, Facemire said, the Canon “shoots high-resolution videos with what we’re looking for – a shallow depth of field, which means the lens and sensor are closely aligned. When you do an interview, the background is easily thrown out of focus, and you get that film look. That’s been the ‘holy grail’ of video.” Facemire said he decided to order the Nikon D800 because it is “being highly touted as a still camera that really got it right. There are several things Canon has issues with: it doesn’t have a time code; you can only shoot 12 minutes sustained at a time; you’re not able to dual record or use an off-board recorder.” Also, Facemire continued, “Ergonomically, it can be difficult to use a DSLR because it’s a still camera. It’s not made to hold for 5-10 minutes at a time. It’s like trying to shoot holding an eight-pound bowling ball.” Add lenses, extra batteries, and so forth, and the price for a DSLR rig can hit $10,000. “But for that price, you’re still getting top quality, so you just need to be able to work around those things.” Major movies such as the recent “Act of Valor” Navy SEALS drama have used the cameras successfully, he noted. Facemire said he frequently uses the $300 GoPro camera, “sort of a hybrid between a Canon 5D and a full-blown video camera.” He noted he has three GoPros and use them on every episode of “Mega Dens”. “For one thing, it does great time lapse photography. It’s also small enough for some really cool point-of-view shots.”



Matt Ruggles Producer; 7th Wave Pictures (240)

relatively inexpensive,” he said. While “you can spend some money” adding accessories, he noted, “it still doesn’t take a lot to get started with it.” In addition to the cost factor, “I think a lot of people are going with it because of the depth of field you can achieve,” Ruggles said.” That’s especially better for interviews.”The 7D is not ideal for “run and gun” situations, he said, but works well for documentary-style projects. Ruggles said most of his work is corporate but “documentaries are what I like doing.” He has mainly used the 7D for interviews. “I plan on using it for documentaries going forward, that’s part of the reason I got it. The audio quality and lack of multi-channel capacity “is a bit of a downside,” Ruggles acknowledged. “For a sit-downer, I might want a boom mike for one channel, but I would still want to send it to another channel as a backup.” Also, while the image quality “is great for the cost,” focusing “can be an issue. With the small LCD on the back, it is never going to tell you if you have the right aperture. You might be 1 to 1-1/2 settings overexposed.” He added an external monitor can alleviate the focus challenge. Ruggles also noted the Canon 7D “would be handy for a cinema verite-type thing.” A full-sized rig might be more intrusive during a shoot. Also, “You might not have permission to use a big camera, but on a small production, you might get away with more using the 7D.” However, he added, “That’s not what I why I would use it: the image quality is exceptional.”

Ruggles said he has recently added the Canon 7D to his inventory at 7th Wave. He has mainly worked with the Panasonic HDX200, but also used the Canon 7D when shooting with other production companies. “It’s




Everything I Love about Design... I Learned in Business School. By Bob Fisher



I loved graphic design for most of the fifteen years I practiced it. Early in my career I believed, as many young designers do, that design has immense power to move people . . . perhaps to change the world. Over time, the world taught me otherwise. Project after project, I saw my cherished ideas bastardized by committees of clients who “didn’t get it.” It seemed that every new prospect asked me to justify my fees, even when I felt my estimate was low. I wasted hours trying to explain the difference between “good enough” and great design to clients who couldn’t see it and didn’t want to pay for it. They had tough questions: what made my firm different from my competition? Why should they pay more for us than for another firm? They questioned how design had a direct impact on their priorities . . . namely, the competitive position of their companies and the health of their bottom lines. Over time I developed answers to all of these questions, but they sounded hollow and I never felt confident giving them. I was stuck in the role of order-taker rather than partner. I looked down on my clients for their lack of creative vision and their unwillingness to invest in great design. Eventually I came to resent their emphasis on everything other than how their marketing pieces looked. I saw them as obstacles to doing good work.

It took becoming a client for me to realize that I was the one who didn’t get it. In the mid-2000s I enrolled in the graduate marketing program at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and became the director of communications at a private school. In the evenings I studied for the same degree held by most of my former clients. During the day it was my job to hire and direct designers, writers, and interactive developers rather than be hired to provide those services to others. At Georgia State I entered the strange world of accounting, finance, economics, business analysis, securities law, and market research. I was surrounded by smart people who spent their careers creating spreadsheets rather than logos. My background as a designer did little to prepare me for challenges like understanding business strategy and perspective of a senior manager. I had to learn a new way of looking at problems, a new vocabulary, and a new set of tools to solve them. Eventually I learned to see, speak, and think as my colleagues and classmates did. I developed an insider’s perspective and began to understand business problems at their core.

I realized that my training as a designer had obscured my vision. I was used to looking at everything through the prism of a designed object. Art school, awards annuals, and conference presentations by design stars paid lip service to solving business problems, but aesthetics took priority. Only when I let go of seeing through the eyes of a maker could I actually absorb the lessons of business school. And then I found that something was missing from my newly adopted world. Business students work on a whole lot of case studies, business plans, pro bono consulting engagements, and PowerPoint presentations. Many students worked for Fortune 500 companies and incorporated real-life projects into their coursework. They developed intricate plans for new lines of business that could have been worth significant amounts of money. Their market research, financial models and business analytics were airtight. Inevitably these students would attempt to sell us their ideas in brutally boring PowerPoint presentations. Like, I-want-to-dig-out-my-eyesand-run-screaming-from-the-room PowerPoint presentations. If they planned the launch of a new consumer product, they offered nothing to help me envision the new brand. If they presented data, it was inevitably stuffed into dense tables. They had great ideas, but no way to make them seem real. They had restricted and ineffective language in which to connect with their audiences and inspire support. It was then that I saw the transformative potential of design. It brings form to ideas in a way that no spreadsheet can replace. It is the voice through which business can speak eloquently, clearly, and persuasively. And it is the voice that is usually missing when most needed. By the time I graduated, my perspective on both business and design had changed dramatically. Now I see they are inextricable.

Without comprehensive business knowledge, design is facile and superfluous—but without design, business cannot bring its ideas to life.

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Visually Desirable By N ichole B azemore

They delight, frighten, entertain, invigorate, and captivate. Most of all, they make us wonder, How the heck did they DO that? They are graphics and motion graphics designers, arguably the formidable, “one-two punch” behind some of the biggest brands, TV programs, feature films, video games, and other productions around. With just one click of a thingamajig (they make it seem so easy, don’t they?), they open doors to parallel worlds and universes where the impossible becomes possible. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on inside the minds of the folks who create this stuff, look no further; you’ll get a sneak peek, right here. In the pages that follow, some of the most prominent players in the graphics and motion graphics design industry in Atlanta spill the beans — not about how they do what they do, but why. Read on to learn more about the people, tools, and ideas that motivate and inspire some of the most creative souls on the planet to make life for us all a little more animated.




Motion Graphics This premier design agency and production company uses motion graphics to bring some of the world’s biggest brands to life. Credits include TNT-Latin America and Coca-Cola. Name and title: Mark Falls , Creative Director Has worked in the industry since: 1977

Graphic artists I admire and why:

Bill Mayer. I was fortunate to work with him at my first job out of school, at Whole Hog Studios. Tibor Kalman hired me to work at M&Co, which got me to New York and exposed me to hundreds of other influences. The most amazing thing about Bill is his insight. He has a great, mischievous wit and a deep understanding of what makes us tick. Bill’s ideas are always perfectly wedded to technique. Visually, there’s an elegant roughness that sometimes lurks below the gloss, and sometimes takes over the image, depending on the medium or which of his dozens of styles he’s worked in.

Excerpt from Cinema à la Carte “Battle” graphics package for TNT Latin America. Mickey Dubrow, producer

Tibor was an iconoclast. What I admire most about Tibor’s work is the dynamism — there’s a continual tug-of-war between text and image, text as image, image as text. He got right to the heart of the conundrum and the magic of language as a visual experience.

Best advice I ever received: Bill’s advice was to trust your humanity and let that be the foundation of your work. And to work fast. Tibor’s best advice was to look for inspiration outside the industry.

Biggest inspiration: Life is full of inspiration, but collaboration is what drives the best work. Fortunately, motion design, animation, and production are all team endeavors, so there’s a lot of inspiration to go around.

Adventurous clients are a special source of inspiration. Nothing fuels creative inspiration like a challenge from a client who wants to be surprised and entertained.

My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: After Effects, Final Cut, Cinema 4D, cameras, note pads, Prismacolors, Sharpies, and ballpoint pens. If we have a secret weapon, it’s color theory and a love of other disciplines: printmaking, architecture, fashion, writing, filmmaking, music, and art history.


Broadcast Design/Motion Graphics A post-production boutique, Tube specializes in design-driven editorial, motion graphics, broadcast promos, and corporate image work. Client credits include UPS, The Weather Channel, AT&T, UPS and more. Name and title: Chris Downs , Owner/Creative Director Length of time in the industry: 18 years, 12 of which have been at Tube, which I founded in 1999.

Graphic artists I admire and why : I once met Stefan Sagmeister after seeing him speak at ProMaxlBDA and was really inspired by his approach to creativity and rejuvenating that sense of excitement and passion about design.

A still from Tube’s recent work on an app video for the TNT series, “Falling Skies.”

I admire that his work doesn’t always start with someone sitting at a computer and designing comps. The process is more organic, more tactile.

Best advice I ever received: Stefan’s advice was to start spreading your retirement years earlier into your career. Basically, every seven years take a year off and go do something completely different. The theory sure sounds nice. Biggest inspiration: Truly loving what I do is a great start. I always say that I’m very fortunate to have a career where I basically get paid to make pretty pictures, work alongside very talented people, and for clients who have all become good friends.

My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: Is a ping-pong paddle considered a technological tool?

Rival Industries Motion Graphics

Specializing in 3D models and animations, Rival Industries’ work transcends multiple industries, including architecture, medical, education, and more. Its client list includes AT&T, IBM, The Georgia Aquarium, Georgia Institute of Technology, Ichiban Records, and many others. Name and title: Jeff Weese , CEO Length of time in the industry: Since the late ‘90s. During most of the 2000s, I’ve been involved in rich media development.

Graphic artists I admire and why: I have always liked Stefan Sagmeister. I

got to spend a day with him once. We had dinner at Veni Vidi Vici. He was super-insightful and pretty down-to-earth. Early in my career, I got to work with Frank Dreyer. He and his brother, Dave, are essentially some of the most prolific media artists I know. Frank really put me through the paces of the production cycle.

The Virtual Woodruff Arts Center, Phase 1, 2011. This immersive 3D virtual world is part of an education initiative to both engage users in the arts and enable folks from all over the world to visit the Arts Center virtually.

Frank is an incredible typographer. I think his focus on communication and a great sense of spatial relationship made the most useful impression on me. He introduced me to everyone from Joseph Mueller Brockmann to David Carson and Vaughan Oliver. Those are early impressions I still draw from.

Biggest inspiration: The people I work with. The best thing about my job is the intense level of collaboration that goes on. My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: The studio does a lot of work with Softimage and Unity. Lately though, I’ve been using a sketching app called Paper. It is super-basic, but really great for capturing ideas quickly. I recently completed a project where about 50% of my work was done with an iPad in my lap! It’s a great feeling to be able to sort of be unplugged but still have direct, digital access. That’s really the trend for me.

Mindzai Creative Graphic Design

What started as a recording studio has evolved into a full-service design studio and print shop. Today, Mindzai Creative’s team of in-house designers creates all kinds of visual delights, from logos and signs, to posters and flyers, to stickers and t-shirt designs, and more. Name and title:

Scott Weathermax , Owner

Length of time in the industry: Since 1996, but we’ve been doing graphics work since 2000.

Graphic artists I admire and why: Some of our biggest inspiration comes

from guys like Chris Conn, Britt Turner of One3 Graphics, Keet D’Arms at Southern Star Tatto, Dave Kruseman, from Olde Line Tattoo, R. Land, and Limited edition mailer includes 3-D Glasses, 1 inch buttons, King Gorilla. We’ve also learned a lot about letter forms, color, and balance temporarytattoos- Designed & Printed at from Atlanta graffiti artists, like Speak, Gozer, and Dust. Gozer and Speak Mindzai Creative Studios in Atlanta. have some of the sharpest, clean, legible, balanced lettering we’ve seen, but it’s still so artistic and creative. Dust also has incredible lettering, but it’s his art and drawing style that just blows your mind every time.

Best advice I ever received: Never give up, because the day you do is the day you would have made it. We’ve also learned that it’s all about consistency, so, for better or worse, stay true to who you are and be consistent with what you do.

Biggest inspiration: Seeing the reaction on a customer’s face when they see their idea come to life. There’s a great deal

of personal satisfaction in being able to take a kernel of an idea and build it into a finished product. Plus, no two projects are ever alike. We could do 20 business card designs in a day and the experience and the end product are always different because our customers and their ideas are so different.

My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: Wacom pad and Illustrator hot-keys/shortcuts. Customizing

your keyboard shortcuts will save your life!

Mindzai Creative owner Scott Weatherwax takes some time out to get up close and personal with the models during a recent photo shoot.



Primal Screen Digital design

This award-winning digital design firm has produced work for some of the biggest brands and most recognized names in the world, including Disney, HBO Family, and Animal Planet. The company’s work appears in various platforms, such TV, film, the Web, environmental media, Interactive, film, and mobile devices. Name and title: Doug Grimmett , Founder Length of time in the industry: 35 years

Graphic artists I admire and why: Tibor Kalman, who taught me to appreciate the power of design to shape and influence the world. Another mentor was Lou Dorfsman at CBS, who established a fantastic creative culture by hiring a diverse group of individuals from different countries and backgrounds. He established very high standards for the work. The mix of influences kept the work fresh and the high standards made it great. The culture and values of Primal Screen are the result of what I learned from these men.

Best advice I ever received: Kalman said, “Graphic design is a means, not an end. A language, not content.” That is a very important concept, and even more relevant now with the multi-platform, electronic media of today.

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Biggest inspiration: Giving something to the end-user or reviewer; useful knowledge, an

engaging experience, entertainment and emotional connection. Hopefully, a bright moment in their day. Also, there’s the joy of creation and growth through discovery.

Must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: Caffeine and smart devices.

Plump Pixel

Graphics/motion graphics You can tell by its name that this company’s graphics design work is juicy. A creative, post-production shop, Plump Pixel supplies the graphics firepower behind several projects for Pixar, Disney, Universal Pictures, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim. Name and title: Edgardo Santiago , Owner, Designer/Animator Length of time in the industry: 1991

Graphic artists I admire and why: Saul Bass, Herb Lubalin,

Evert Brown, and Stephen Silver. Evert was one of my animation teachers at the Colorado Institute of Art. An Emmy awardwinning animation director for the Charlie Brown TV specials, Evert showed me the magic of frame-by-frame art. He also helped me see what the human eye misses.

An upcoming in-house animation called “GED,” which follows a comedic trio through the universe in their attempts to understand planet earth.”

I worked alongside Stephen Silver in 1993. He was an incredible character artist, but had not yet created Kim Possible. Silver taught me to practice every night. He said that as long as you keep practicing, your drawings will always get better.

Best advice I ever received: It’s very difficult to change what you’ve been trained to do, but becoming a true artist means that you must always try

to find your own style.

Biggest inspiration: Altruism. I’m inspired by others who act selflessly, and show pure sacrifice, without expecting payment, rewards, or fame. My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons: Adobe’s Flash is a powerful tool for

animators. We often use vector-rendering plugins for 3D modeling applications, allowing you to render traditional style animations to Flash from 3D models at any angle. It renders frame by frame — you’ll never have to draw those frames yourself. It’s a definite time-saver and a big win. OZ MAGAZINE


Grant Design Collaborative Graphic Design and Branding

The design strength behind companies such as Geiger International, Georgia Museum of Art, Goin’ Coastal, Georgia-Pacific, and Herman Miller, Grant Design Collaborative helps clients create brands, as well as powerful imagery. Name: Bill Grant , President and Chief Creative Officer Length of time in the industry: 25+ years

Graphic artists I admire and why: Early

inspirations included Michael Bierut and Milton Glaser. I have always been a huge fan of the intelligent and multi-disciplinary work of Charles and Ray Eames. Most of all, I am inspired on a daily basis by my creative team at Grant Design Collaborative: Matt DeFrain, and Elizabeth and Kurt Seidle.

Best advice I ever received: At the first AIGA design conference I attended,

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Milton Glaser was the closing speaker, and he ended by saying, “Never forget that great design has the ability to change the world!” That was the moment I became a designer, and I still believe this statement is true.

Biggest inspiration: I love a good challenge! My best work comes from being pushed outside my comfort zone to explore the best and most wellinformed solutions to a design problem. In addition, I am a huge advocate of collaboration, and my best work is always a team effort.

My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons: The typical includes Adobe Creative Suite, and the internet now gives us access to many secret weapons. It is easy to find inspiration anywhere on the web; from YouTube to design blogs to HYPERLINK “” \t “_blank”, designers have access to a bounty of creative ideas. In addition, I enjoy and follow design trends outside of communication design; including interiors, product design and fashion. Great design translates!

Jam Edit

Graphics design/Motion design When it comes to creating graphics that get results, Jam Edit is spot on. In fact, the award-winning company specializes in enhancing spots for national brands with its FX and video finishing capabilities. Jam Edit has produced work for Bud Light, Coca-Cola, Subway, and more. Name and title: Andrew Pope , Motion Graphic Designer/Finisher Length of time in the industry? 19 years

Graphic artists I admire and why: From my years as a college intern

through my time at Turner Studios and, now, as an independent artist, I have amassed numerous mentors, and friends, in various industries Jam Edit’s Major League Baseball Pitchboard for Turner Sports I can call on for advice and guidance. I am especially grateful to those who encouraged me to make the leap to leave a successful career at Turner Studios and branch out on my own as an Effects Artist, Designer and Finisher. It was one of the best (and scariest) decisions I’ve ever made. I am a big fan of boutique studios, like Shilo and Royale, where the directors have a strong design background.

Best advice I ever received: “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen” – Frank Lloyd Wright It’s a philosophy I carry with me in every aspect of my life. Biggest inspiration: I’m drawn to, and inspired by, compelling conceptual pieces with high production value. I enjoy a personal level of creative satisfaction when developing this type of work and the client collaboration the process involves. My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: The Autodesk Flint is my must-have technological tool. I’ve accumulated over 15 years

of experience exploring the many advantages inherent to this toolset. It’s a fast, interactive environment for creating and revising many iterations of a design or animation. It’s great for client sessions and allows quick, collaborative, revisions of visual effects and motion graphics into editorial sequences.



RIOT Atlanta Motion Graphics

Spooky creativity and on-going collaboration make for riotous good times at RIOT Atlanta’s Buckhead studios. The firm provides a variety of services, such as broadcast design, visual effects, animation, and sound design for a client list that includes broadcast networks, advertising agencies, corporations, filmmakers, and recording artists. Name and title: Deron Hoffmeyer , VFX/Flame Artist Length of time in industry: 15 years, primarily at RIOT Atlanta, where I have focused exclusively on VFX, composting, and motion graphics for over nine years.

Graphic artists I admire and why: I’ve learned a lot over the years from colleagues at RIOT, as well as

our sister companies, Method and Company 3, most notably, CE Raum and Scott Balkcom, two brilliant compositors who used to work in the Atlanta market.

Composited still from Riot’s recent VH1 “Super Secret Formula” promo project.

I learned from those guys a lot about tenacity and going the extra mile to make something not just good, but great. At the end of the day, you want to create something that both you and your clients can be really proud of.

Best advice I ever received: From CE, I learned a lot about how to get your clients involved creatively, but also how to interpret their ideas into your own, so it’s more of a creative partnership than a button-pushing exercise.

From Scott, I learned the importance of pushing color and atmosphere. Where it’s adding textures, an interesting color overlay, or drawing in the viewer’s attention with focal cues and light, there is always something more you can add to make your work a little more interesting. Basically, when you think you’re done…you’re really not done.

Biggest inspiration: The exchange of creative and technical ideas with other graphic artists, editors, audio engineers, and colorists. I also spend a lot of time checking out other ground-breaking work. There is so much phenomenal content out there right now, you can’t help but want to push yourself to try new techniques.

My must-have technological tools, aka “Secret Weapons”: For live-action based

VFX composting and finishing, I use Autodesk Flame Premium and NukeX by The Foundry. I also use the power combination of Maxon Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects for more of the motion graphics-based work I do. My favorite toy of all time, though, is the Flame. Flame is still the most powerful and well-rounded piece of kit out there, in my opinion. It’s a ton of fun and there really isn’t anything else quite like it.

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s I begin this article on job searches and social media I thought I would offer some personal disclosures: I graduated from college before I owned a computer (yes, I’m in my mid-forties). I have been gainfully employed since the age of 12 when I landed my first paper route, yet, I’ve never found a job from a want ad. Every job that I’ve had since somebody told me about the paper route has come from networking and personal contacts. I love social media and I am a firm believer in better living through technology. With this background, one becomes a great fan of social media, not only for what it has done for marketing and advertising in general, but for what our information age has given to the art and science of job hunting and recruiting. As David Oakley, President and Creative Director of Charlotte ad agency BooneOakley says, “Interconnectivity is incredible. You can have interactions that were impossible 15 years ago.” So, how does one best use the internet to find a job or an employee? The process begins with building a good website that serves as a living resume. Gone are the days when you wrote a resume, printed it and distributed it to the world . . . spray and pray. As a creative worker you need to build a website and keep it updated with your latest projects and representations of those projects. The world we live in thrives on the latest and greatest. Block set times to put new work on your website, at least once a month. Nancy Rabern from Aquent, a creative staffing company, emphasizes that a designer needs to design their own site, do not use anything boilerplate. Says Rabern, “the site itself should be an example of your design ability and aesthetic. Also, don’t put anything in your portfolio that you’re not proud of.” There are a number of great products out there to assist you with building a good site. Wordpress has great themes that even a novice can use to get up and running. There are also specialized web products like Behance that are specifically made for online portfolios. Behance has the added advantage of easily connecting to your LinkedIn profile. As your central gathering place for your online presence, your website should have links to all of your other online profiles (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)



The next step is to get yourself and your website listed in all of the right places. This starts with listings and links to all of the relevant film production directories, publications and professional sites. A great place to start is right here with Oz Publishing. Other places to list yourself include the directories for AIGA, AAF (Ad Club), AICP, and any other organizations the people you want to hire or would hire you might look. Finding a job or finding an employee is an exercise in branding. What value do you promise to an employer or employee? Are you fun, hardworking, a problem solver, connected? Decide who you want to be and carry it through your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Vimeo, Flickr, and all other social media accounts. In many cases a potential employer or employee might follow you online for months or even years before the right opportunity arises. You want to establish a solid sense of who you are and what you bring to them through your online postings. Are you a writer? Share examples of your writing and work from writers you admire and who share your sensibilities (always give credit where credit is due). Establish your personality, your work ethic, your circle of contacts. This can be done by sharing links to articles and postings and by tagging folks in your posts. BooneOakley used their search for a senior copywriter to help continue the brand of the agency. The agency created a comic video that went viral illustrating the excuses for missing work to interview, and they would send it to candidates for the position. Oakley says that the video, “ . . . allowed them to show the culture of the agency. It served as a great example of the conceptual thinking that we are looking for—we think differently.” BooneOakley received more than 50 great portfolios in response to the social media campaign. Of course the dean of all things job related in social media on the web is LinkedIn. Both as a company and as an individual, you need to have a hearty listing on LinkedIn. Rabern shares that a good LinkedIn profile begins with a good headshot, “It is always good to put a name and a face together,” she says. As with your website and listings, writing counts. Make sure that you have a friend or colleague who is a champion proofreader scan your work history and other entries and descriptions for spelling, typos and readability. Think of every line you include in your profile as an ad for you or your company. Remember, almost everyone has a short attention span. Be concise, and don’t be repetitive.


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An important step in using social media to find jobs is to follow others. Establishing strong on-line connections is a reciprocal exercise. Follow the people who you want to work for or who you would like to have work for you. Oakley says that as a writer, he follows a number of comedians on Twitter for their sharp writing. He offers, “Following folks on Twitter exposes you to people you wouldn’t otherwise know.” Another key to finding whom to follow is to find the publications, blogs, and other sources that will keep you up on all of the latest industry trends, the projects developing in your region, and the comings and goings of others in agencies and other creative shops.


Our world grows smaller as the web of social media expands. Always remember what is at the core of everything. It is all about relationships. Embrace social media and you will find a rich path to securing new relationships, new positions and new talent.

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Marta Prus

Graphic Designer

How did you get into the business? My family used to go on many vacations and road trips around Europe and the States. When I wasn’t falling asleep, the different signs and billboards that surrounded me fascinated me. In stores I was always drawn to the packaging of the product over the quality of it. I have always been drawn towards the arts and as I grew older I found a way to combine my passion for the arts with the practicality of everyday life–enter graphic design. From the moment I first used Kid Pix to create family greeting cards to my high school years of taking my first design classes, I have not been able to step away from the computer, even today. After graduating with a BFA in Graphic Design, I began working full time at Autotrader. com, but love to do freelance work on the side to fulfill my varied creative needs. What do you love about your job? I have a passion for affecting people without them being known they are being affected. Graphic design in packaging, advertising, and print has the ability to sway you towards a product or make you feel a certain emotion. I love the idea of subliminally making consumers want or need an idea or product within seconds. I find it fascinating that so much creativity and effort goes into picking fonts, color choices, and imagery in order to make a design successful when a person may only look at it for 1/10th of a second. In the end, though, it’s always worth it! Do you have any words to live by? Patience can’t wait. “Design can be so simple, and that’s why it is so complicated.” -Paul Rand What are three recent projects? Meat and Potato Kitchen and Bar, Ball Racing LLC, TopSpeed Motorsports



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How did you get into the business? I spent twenty-five years in the graphic arts industry and started to get bored with it. I was looking for something else. So I changed from a “hand craft” to a “computer craft”. I always enjoyed photography and film and considered it a “cousin” to the graphics arts industry so it was a natural evolution for me. How long should one take to make it in the business? I would say to give yourself a good twenty years of hard work. I get a kick out of young people that I tell this to, that immediately run off a list of successful people that made it overnight… Spike Lee, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and others. “They made it overnight! Why can’t I?” For everyone of the “over nighters”, there are 10,000 that couldn’t make enough in the business to pay their light bill. Besides, these “students” are missing the point. You should enjoy the journey. The success and/or accolades in the business will come with knowledge. Do you like the changes in the business? I think it’s great. Everyone hated film leaving, but I love all the new stuff you can do with the new digital cameras that you could never do with film. I remember when the only way you could get into “feature films” was to almost be born into it. Today, anyone with the desire can create television projects and full-length features. Just look at YouTube. Soon you’ll be able to write, shoot, edit and distribute like never before – all digitally. I watch much more YouTube now then TV… times are a changin’! Last month’s projects… OPRAH Winfrey, Whitney Houston family interviews. Housewives of Atlanta, REUNION show NASCAR/Talladega Superspeedway/Driver interviews “If you really love me”, feature-film for television.

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Commercial Photographer

How did you get into photography? I had crooked teeth as a kid. My parents couldn’t afford a real orthodontist, so we went to a clinic at Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx where we’d sign in at 7 a.m. and hope to get seen that day. Often, we’d stay till 5 p.m. and try again the next day. I spent those long waiting room hours teaching myself to draw, which led to my passion for art and photography. How did you get into commercial photography? I did editorial photography in college and beyond. When I moved to Atlanta I had no commercial experience, so I volunteered at several studios (thank you Larry Thomas!). Soon I got regular assisting work for 75 bucks a week, then bought a couple of semi-working strobe lights and went off on my own. Who were your first clients? My first big client was WSB-TV. I had met Jackie Goldstein, their graphic designer, at a party. I told her I was a photographer, and she said I should come down to WSB and show them my work. I didn’t. I ran into her at another party, and she said, “You really ought to come down to WSB and show them your work.” I finally did. The art director liked it and gave me an assignment for a Halloween TV Guide ad, a photo of a hand holding fire. I said, “No problem!” and walked out thinking, “How the heck am I going to shoot that?” Well, I did it and worked for WSB for about 10 years, which led to work with WXIA, WGCL, WAGA, TBS, CNN, and other corporate and real estate clients.

Casting Director BET Casting - Atlanta Direct office: 404-333-6649 Cell: 323-496-4748

How did you get into the business? I got a book on careers in entertainment while in college that listed careers from a-z. I discovered casting.  I found out who the casting directors were, wrote letters and got internships on the TV show “Martin” and the film “Titanic”. After graduating I got my first job as a casting assistant in January 1996. What was the most fun you had on a project? The most fun on a project was as the casting assistant on “He Got Game” in 1998.   I was in NY for the first time and spent 3 ½ months there!  I videotaped all the auditions with Spike Lee directing me on using the camera. I got my first Krispy Kreme donut while on that project.  I didn’t know they were a big deal.  I took a plain one.  Spike looked at my donut, then looked at me, then looked at my donut again and again looked at me.  I asked him “Do you want my donut?”  He said “Yes!”  So I gave it to him.  Spike Lee took my donut!!  I also had to go to strip clubs and rent adult videos to find women who would simulate a menage a tois for a scene with Rick Fox and Ray Allen . . . I’ll keep those juicy details for my memoir!! What advice can you give to someone who wants to get into Casting?  

Try to intern or help out in a casting office. Attend live theatre, watch a variety of TV and film projects and go to colleges and universities and see if you can cast their students films.

What was your proudest moment?

What are your current projects?

Seeing my name on a movie poster for Raising Izzie, which will premiere in July 2012 on GMC, was my proudest moment.

I wrote a book called How To Take Photos That Move Houses for real estate professionals, and, with Jackie Goldstein, created an online CEU course based on it. I figure this will help realtors sell more houses, which will stabilize the real estate market, which will save the world from recession.

What are your most recent projects? I do the Atlanta casting for BET Network. The last 3 projects were BET pilots: 2nd Generation Wayans, Being Mary Jane with Gabrielle Union and Young Man on Campus.

kelly reed

Creative Associate - New Accounts GE Capital - Retail Finance The Studio, A Creative COE Direct - 678.518.2600

How did you get into the business? While I’ve worked in multiple facets of the industry, my initial landing was working in a modeling agency. Having had a few opportunities to model, I quickly realized my interest in identifying the talent in others was far greater.  I was able to leverage some contacts and set forth on an exciting path of discovering new faces, calling on big clients and providing models for a myriad of companies and campaigns. How have you grown in the business?   Every opportunity created a stepping stone into the next chapter.  The modeling industry took me into the world of advertising and I worked as a Producer for several national company print projects.  The ad agency life paved the path for a walk on the corporate client side.  So, full circle, I am now in the position of big client that the modeling agency calls on...  

Words to live by? “Seek first to understand before being understood.” OZ MAGAZINE


Oz Publishing, Inc. PRESENTS:


INDUSTRY Yearbook 40 years of Georgia’s FILM, VIDEO

& DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT history... and the people that made it happen. Remember your school yearbooks? Oz Publishing will publish an exclusive look at the Georgia film and television industry’s past 40 years, The Industry Yearbook. Everyone is in the spotlight in this onetime, limited edition, hardbound book. The “Student Section” will feature headshots and info about any crew member or person that has worked in the industry. “Drama Club” features talent.

Be a part of history; be a part of The Industry Yearbook. To get in, all you need is a digital headshot and $10. Other options include “shout outs” where you can tell the world how great your mentors and co-workers have been. You can also reserve a copy of the Yearbook. And if you feel like leaving a bigger imprint, call Oz for ad rates! Let’s make history together.

TRY S U IND BOOK R YE A DLINE: DE A t. 28, Sep 12! 20

DID YOU WORK ON ANY OF THese productions? Then you don’t want to miss being included in Georgia’s only Film & Television history book! 2012

Flight Joyful Noise Neighborhood Watch Marriage Counselor Parental Guidance The Three Stooges Contagion The Odd Life of Timothy Green American Reunion The Goats Jayne Mansfield’s Car The Collection What To Expect When You’re Expecting Good Deeds The Wettest County Papa The Reluctant Fundamentalist Savannah Crackerjack The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife Soul Ties When The Bough Breaks Echo at 11 Oak Drive Footloose The Change Up Hall Pass Fast 5 Wanderlust X Men: First Class For Colored Girls Big Momma’s: Like Father, Like Son Terminal Madea’s Big Happy Family Mean Girls 2 My Super Psycho Sweet 16 2 Courageous 96 Minutes Panama City Fishers of Men Eye of the Hurricane The Ivy League The Last Song Zombieland Get Low The Crazies The Conspirator Stomp The Yard 2 Killers Life As We Know It Due Date Lottery Ticket Halloween 2 The Blind Side I Can Do Bad All by Myself My Super Psycho Sweet 16 Why Did I Get Married Too? The Greening of Whitney Brown Delgo The Preacher’s Kid The Joneses Road Trip II The Way Home Van Wilder III Fireproof Living Is Winning The Family That Preys Pastor Brown Madea Goes to Jail Why Did I Get Married? Meet the Browns Conjurer Mrs. Hobbes’ House The Lena Baker Story

The Hill Good Intentions Dance of the Dead Three Can Play That Game Facing the Giants The Signal We Are Marshall One Missed Call Daddy’s Little Girls Stomp the Yard Revenge of the Nerds Motives 2 Megahertz The Yellow Wallpaper Baby Blues Dirty Laundry Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Crystal River Madea’s Family Reunion Randy and the Mob Shiver The Derby Stallion The Gospel The Last Adam ATL Dark Remains First Offense Beauty Shop Delgo The Unseen Heavens Fall Diary of a Mad Black Woman A Complex Occupation The Lady from Sockholm Stroke of Genius 2001 Maniacs The Undertow Motive Say Yes The Last Goodbye Dumb & Dumber 2 The Clearing The Adventures of Ociee Nash The Fighting Temptations Drumline Sweet Home Alabama We Were Soldiers Tara Delivery Boy Chronicles Honeybee Losing Grace The Gift Run Ronnie Run Unshackled Good Neighbor Brass Tacks The Accountant (Short) The Legend of Bagger Vance Road Trip Remember the Titans Forces of Nature The Initiate False River Letters From A Wayward Son The General’s Daughter Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Scream II In the Flesh Raney The Gingerbread Man Claudine’s Return The Real Reason That Darn Cat

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Black Dog Wild America Something to Talk About Now and Then Beat Daddies The Neon Bible Electric Tribe Cobb Fluke A Simple Twist of Fate Forrest Gump Deadly Run The War Drop Squad Camilla Gordy Kleptomania Midnight Edition The Real McCoy Boxing Helena Kalifornia Consenting Adults Pet Sematary II Trespass Hot House Fried Green Tomatoes Basket Case 3 My Cousin Vinny Robo Cop 3 Free Jack Dutch The Three Muscatels Livin’ Large Love Potion #9 Paris Trout Love Crimes Golden Boy Not Without My Daughter Career Opportunities Flight of the Intruder Blue Plate Special Driving Miss Daisy Glory Fast Food Blood Salvage The Return of Swamp Thing No Holds Barred The Judas Project 1969 Sleepaway Camp III Sleepaway Camp II Now I Know Now Blindside School Daze Stars and Bars Leader of the Band Dead Aim Mosquito Coast Made in Heaven Friday l3th: Jason Lives Funland Manhunter Impure Thoughts From a Whisper to a Scream The Local Stigmatic Summer Rental Annihilators A Killing Affair Tomorrow Invasion Doorman The Heavenly Kid Something Special

The Slugger’s Wife The Bear Blast Fighter Door to Door Blue Heaven Mutant Tank The Long Ride Marvin and Tige The Big Chill Byline (American Snitch) Stroker Ace Tennessee Stallion The Sender Six Pack Sharky’s Machine Tales of Ordinary Madness Heartaches If You Could See What I Hear The Slayer Baker County Hard Feelings White Death Scared to Death The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Escape from New York City Four Seasons Cannonball Run Fear National The Sheriff and Satellite Kid II Smokey and the Bandit II Tough City Phobia Never Trust an Honest Thief Hopscotch Edie and Ely Long Riders Carny Little Darlings The Prize Fighter Wise Blood The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid GORP The Visitor Swan They Went Thataway and Thataway The Double McGuffin Our Winning Season The Lincoln Conspiracy Smokey and the Bandit Greased Lightning The Great Georgia Bank Hoax The Grasshopper Whiskey Mountain Grizzley Squirm False Face Gator Kiss of the Tarantula The Farmer Bingo Long Let’s Do It Again Return to Macon County Line The Night They Robbed Big Bertha’s UFO Target Earth The Longest Yard Cockfighter Poor Pretty Eddie House on Skull Mountain Moonrunners Distance Conrack Buster and Billie The Fantasy World of Charlie Moon The Last Stop Deliverance 1972

Crew & Talent from television series, documentaries, commercials & on-air talent are included as well. For an entire list of productions shot in Georgia, visit

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PIAG’s PRINT EXCELLENCE COMPETITION, 2012 On Friday, May 18th, with more than 230 printing industry professionals in attendance at the Celebration of Print Gala, The Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia (PIAG) revealed the winners of its 2012 Print Excellence Competition. The Print Excellence Competition provides the print industry a platform to showcase its best work, and each year award winners are honored at the Celebration of Print Gala. This year’s Gala was held at Twelve Hotel in Atlantic Station. The 2012 competition included more than 500 entries submitted by 29 companies and 4 graphic arts high schools from throughout Georgia. Submissions were divided into divisions based on company size, print finishers and schools. They were judged on a multitude of criterion ranging from neatness and clarity to difficulty of printing.


2 1. Mike Rehg, president of RGI and winner of Best ROI Case Study (right) with Drew LaTora from RICOH (left) 2. Award winners are presented with unique glass-blown statues from Lillie Glass


3. The gala displays entries from PIAG’s Print Excellence Competition 4. 2012 Benajmin Franklin Award recipient Guy Dupree and Michael Makin, President/CEO of Printing Industries of America 5. Jason and Julie Henry, Henry & Co.





Print Excellence winners were selected in various categories including Award of Excellence and Best of Category. Additionally, in divisions one through four, Top Notch awards were given to companies that received the greatest number of Best of Category awards in each respective division, and Top Gold awards were presented to entries representing the very best work among 15 various printing categories. One student-produced piece was also recognized with the “Judges’ Choice” award, which was first introduced at last year’s competition. The most highly coveted awards at the Print Excellence Competition are Best of Show. During judging, one piece of work from divisions one through four is singled out as the best. There are no limitations to this prestigious honor other than the piece must be the finest and most skillfully produced piece within its division. For a complete overview of winners in each category, a list of all of the generous Print Excellence sponsors and Celebration of Print event sponsors, and more, please visit

6 6. Geographics, Inc. CEO Norvin Hagan with Knox Hagan, Liz Warfford & Kelly Hagan 7. Best Print Finishing winner Raymond Wiedele, Geographics Plant Manager (right) and James Villanueva, VP of PIAG Insurance Services Agency (left) 8. 2011 Benjamin Franklin Award recipient and Graphic Communications Corp. president Hoyt Tuggle 9. An attendee enjoying the print excellence, as well as a libation.





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Youngblood Gallery 636 N Highland Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306

Clark-Atlanta University Library 111 James P. Brawley Dr., SW, Atlanta, Ga 30314

Righteous Room 1051 Ponce De Leon Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306

EUE/Screen Gems 175 Lakewood Way, SE Atlanta, Ga 30315

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Studioplex 659 Auburn Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30312

Panavision 1250 Menlo Drive NW Atlanta, GA 30340 PPR - Professional Photo Resources 667 11th Street NW Atlanta, Ga 30318 Sam Flax 1745 Peachtree St at Brookwood Place Atlanta, GA 30309

Little’s Food Store 198 Carroll St. Atlanta, GA 30316 529 529 Flat Shoals Ave. Atlanta, GA 30318

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ASSOCIATIONS American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Atlanta Ad Club Atlanta Macintosh Users Group American Marketing Association-Atlanta

Media Communications Association International (MCAI) Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) Business Marketing Association-Atlanta (BMA-Atlanta)

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast (NATAS) Atlanta Press Club (APC) Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) The Freelance Forum American Federation of Television and Radio Arts (AFTRA) Cable & Telecommunications Association (CTAM) American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Society for Technical Communication (STC) 404.351.5800

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Ad Agencies�����������������������������������������������������������50 Marketing Firms�����������������������������������������������������50 Interactive and Multimedia Companies�������������������51 Public Relations�����������������������������������������������������52 Social Media����������������������������������������������������������52

Art Directors�����������������������������������������������������������64 Electronic and Digital Imaging���������������������������������64 Design - Graphic/Web����������������������������������������������64 Illustrators��������������������������������������������������������������66 Paper Suppliers�������������������������������������������������������66 Print Production Management/Brokers���������������������66 Printing Companies�������������������������������������������������66 Writers�������������������������������������������������������������������68

Equipment and Supplies���������������������������������������� 56 Foam Fabrication�������������������������������������������������� 56 Hair Stylists����������������������������������������������������������� 56 Location Scouts����������������������������������������������������� 56 Make-up Artists ���������������������������������������������������� 56 Photographers������������������������������������������������������ 56 Photographer’s Assistants������������������������������������� 58 Photo Producers/Coordinators������������������������������� 58 Prop Builders�������������������������������������������������������� 58 Prop Stylists and Buyers���������������������������������������� 59 Scenic Artists and Backdrops���������������������������������� 59 Set Construction��������������������������������������������������� 59 Stock Photo Agencies�������������������������������������������� 59 Studio/Stages������������������������������������������������������� 59 Stylists (food and product)������������������������������������ 61 Stylists - Wardrobe������������������������������������������������ 61

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Animal Talent��������������������������������������������������������� 70 Associations����������������������������������������������������������� 70 Association planners���������������������������������������������� 70 Art Schools and Workshops������������������������������������� 70 Art Supplies����������������������������������������������������������� 70 Audio Visual and Lighting Equipment��������������������� 70 Caterers����������������������������������������������������������������� 70 Computer Support Services������������������������������������ 71 Computer Training������������������������������������������������� 71 Creative Staffing and Resources������������������������������ 71

Event Planners������������������������������������������������������71 Event Venues��������������������������������������������������������72 Exhibit and Display������������������������������������������������72 Florists������������������������������������������������������������������72 Interior Designers�������������������������������������������������72 Modeling and Talent Agencies�������������������������������72 Party Rentals and Supplies������������������������������������73 Prop Suppliers�������������������������������������������������������73 Specialty Items�����������������������������������������������������73 Transportation Rentals������������������������������������������73 Voice-Over Talent��������������������������������������������������73 Web Hosting���������������������������������������������������������73

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Ad Agencies.................................................................50 Marketing Firms...........................................................50 Interactive and Multimedia Companies.........................51 Public Relations...........................................................52 Social Media................................................................52

Ad Agencies 22squared Contact: Jane Matthews, SVP/ Business Development Director Tel: (404) 347-8895 / Fax: (404) 347-8803

Adventure Advertising, LLC Contact: Bruce Hyer Tel: (678) 730-4770 /

Allen Creative Contact: Steve Allen Tel: (770) 972-8862 /

Ames Scullin O’Haire Contact: Patrick Scullin, Adman, Wordsmitty Tel: (404) 659-2769 / Fax: (404) 659-7664

Artemis Creative Contact: Michael Zarrillo Tel: (404) 874-7487 / Fax: (404) 874-7497

Barrineau Creative Services Contact: Bob Barrineau, Owner Cell:(404) 384-2893 /

Basset & Becker Advertising Contact: Ker Fox, Creative Contact: Tel: (706) 327-0763 / Fax: (706) 323-1147

BauerHaus Creative Contact: Gregg Bauer Tel: (678) 781-7203 /

Bigelow Advertising/ Thomas G. Bigelow

Small agency. Big reputation. 26 years as a leader in strategically focused business communications that people notice, remember and talk about. Contact: Tom Bigelow Tel: (770) 216-2162 / Suite 350, 3379 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30326

BKV, Inc. Contact: Maribett Varner, President Tel: (404) 233-0332 /

Blue Sky Agency Contact: Rob Farinella Tel: (404) 876-0202 / Fax: (404) 876-0212

Breen Smith Advertising Contact: Chris Breen Tel: (404) 352-9507 /

Brunner Contact: Rich Fabritius, Atlanta Managing Director Tel: (404) 479-2200 /

CA Graphic Design Contact: Claudia Arkush, Designer Tel: (678) 366-1857 /

@ daltonagency Contact: Rena Kilgannon Tel: (404) 876-2800 / Fax: (404) 876-2830

Davis Advertising, Inc. Contact: Robert Davis Tel: (770) 979-0627 /


DENMARK, the agency

Partners + Napier

Turning Point Strategies

Contact: Priscilla Jessup, Contact: Tel: (404) 256-3681 /

Contact: Sarah Hanson, CMO Tel: (678) 443-7400 / Fax: (678) 443-7420

Contact: Steven Winokur Tel: (678) 727-4040 /

EOS Marketing & Communications, Inc.

The Partnership | Digital, Advertising, Design

Van Winkle & Associates

Contact: Margaret Gearing, President Tel: (404) 949-3777 /

Contact: Jim Crone Tel: (404) 880-0080 /

Esprit Creative

Pisconeri Studio

Contact: Karen Turner, Marketing Manager Tel: (866) 436-0859 /

Contact: Tony Pishnery Tel: (770) 737-2699 /


Tony Pishnery

Contact: Noel Cottrell, Chief Creative Officer Tel: (404) 504-6900 / Fax: (404) 239-0548

Contact: Tony Pishnery Tel: (770) 737-2699 / Cell: (404) 525-4829

Freebairn & Company

PM Publicidad

Contact: John Freebairn Tel: (404) 487-6106 /

House of Current

PM Publicidad is a marketing and advertising firm that helps clients gain customers by building their brand’s preference among U.S. Hispanic consumers.

Contact: Alex Van Winkle, President Tel: (404) 355-0126 /

Vargas and Amigos Contact: Daniel Vargas Tel: (770) 992-9771 / Cell: (404) 429-5044

Vellum, LLC Contact: James Pinkstone, Director, Studio and Operations Tel: (770) 496-7993 /

Voyage Communications, Inc. Contact: Joe McGinnis, President Tel: (404) 876-5959 /

William Mills Agency


Contact: Eduardo Perez Tel: (404) 870-0099 / Fax: (404) 870-0321 1776 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 600N Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact: Ron Huey Tel: (404) 541-9990

Point b

Contact: John Wieschhaus Cell:(678) 481-9126 /

Infinitee Communications, Inc.

Contact: Patricia Babuka, CEO Tel: (404) 888-1700 / Fax: (404) 888-1704

Zenith Design Group, Inc.

Contact: Jocelyn Smith Tel: (404) 231-3481 /

Pratt & Buehl Corporation

Jump Dog Communications

Contact: Dan Buehl, CEO Tel: (404) 231-2311 / Fax: (404) 231-0543

Marketing Firms

Contact: Shelly Augsbury Tel: (678) 481-6660 / Fax: (770) 544-9032

Prominent Placement, Inc.

Kleber & Associates

Contact: Stacy Williams Tel: (404) 373-9727

Association Planners of Georgia (APG)

Contact: Lisa Maloof, President Tel: (404) 478-2462 /

Contact: Steve Kleber, President Tel: (770) 518-1000 /

Lucas Design & Advertising Contact: Ken Lucas, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 664-1316 /

Mindpower, Inc. Contact: Donna Bowling, Co-Founder Tel: (404) 581-1991 / Fax: (404) 581-1988

MMi Creative, Inc. Contact: Gary Mote, CEO/Sales Tel: (770) 645-2003 /

MOCK, the agency Rob Broadfoot Tel: (404) 418-5914 / Cell: (404) 931-8015

Mopdog Contact: Bill, Sales Tel: (770) 874-2990 /

Nolen & Associates, Inc. Contact: Pam Nolen Tel: (404) 365-8340 /

Nurun Contact: Michael Malone Tel: (404) 591-1600 /

Paprocki & Co., Inc. Contact: Joe Paprocki, President Tel: (404) 308-0019 /


Contact: William Mills, III, CEO Tel: (678) 781-7200 /

Wish Creative, Inc.

Tel: (770) 874-7616 / Fax: (770) 425-0965

Realm Advertising Contact: Jeff Chasten Tel: (404) 255-5811 / Fax: (404) 255-5828

Red House Contact: Dan Hansen Tel: (770) 475-2103 / Fax: (770) 475-2104

Sara Cowley Design Contact: Sara Cowley Tel: (404) 636-3301 /

Scout Marketing Contact: Bob Costanza, President Tel: (678) 429-6990 /

Frederick Swanston Contact: Dean Lukehart Tel: (770) 642-7900 /

TG Madison Contact: Mark Simonton Tel: (404) 267-4421 /

Association Planners of Georgia (APG) takes the “worry” out of the detailed planning necessary for your meeting or special event, whether for 30 or 3,000. Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel: (770) 381-9616 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

BAM! Direct, Inc.

Direct marketing kicks butt. Direct marketing is highly targeted, measurable, and directly correlates to ROI. Want more ROI? Call BAM! Direct. We kick butt. Contact: Pamela Evans Tel: (678) 947-1943 / Fax: (678) 947-3562 3651 Peachtree Parkway, Suite E-211 Suwanee, GA 30024

BCHORD Contact: Jeff Faught Tel: (404) 456-1871/

Bigelow Advertising/ Thomas G. Bigelow

If you’ve a product to sell, give us your story to tell.

THE WELL | Marketing Communications, Inc.

Contact: Tom Bigelow Tel: (770) 216-2162 / Suite 350, 3379 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30326

Contact: Robert Worley, Founder Tel: (770) 218-8787 /

BKV, Inc.

Trend Influence

Contact: Maribett Varner, President Tel: (404) 233-0332 /

Contact: Leda Walker Tel: (404) 221-1188 /

Blackhawk Marketing, LLC Contact: Brenda Marshall, President/CEO Tel: (404) 299-2450 /

The Boss Group

Grant Design Collaborative

Ozyp, Inc.

Truth in Advertising

Contact: Erik Balkan Tel: (404) 237-3677 / Fax: (404) 581-5267

Contact: Bill Grant, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 479-8280 /

Contact: David Ozyp, President Tel: (404) 636-0033 /

Contact: Sheila Dolinger Tel: (404) 798-6309 / Cell: (404) 735-2377

The Brand Renovator

Green Olive Media

The P.O.P. Shop

Turning Point Strategies

Contact: Linda Travis Tel: (404) 325-7959 /

Contact: Elizabeth Moore, Partner Tel: (404) 815-9327 /

Contact: Sonya Beam, CEO Tel: (770) 399-4000 /

Contact: Steven Winokur Tel: (678) 727-4040 /

Bull’s-Eye Creative Communications, LLC

Hayslett Group

Plexus Marketing Group, Inc.

Twentysix2 Marketing

Contact: Michael McClellan, President Tel: (770) 390-9692 / Fax: (770) 390-9693

Contact: Fred Larson Tel: (404) 541-9780 / Fax: (404) 574-9784

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Van Winkle & Associates

Contact: Patricia Babuka, CEO Tel: (404) 888-1700 / Fax: (404) 888-1704

Contact: Alex Van Winkle, President Tel: (404) 355-0126 /

Contact: Patrick Carlson Tel: (404) 352-3006

communications 21, inc. Contact: Sharon Goldmacher Tel: (404) 814-1330 /

Conceptualize It, Inc Contact: Carla Keaton, President/CEO Tel: (678) 457-7763 / Fax: (678) 229-9038

Crawford/Mikus Design, Inc.

Positioning & messaging. Without it, your brand is splintered. Awareness. Without it, your brand is nonexistent. Marketing & social media. Without it.... call us. Established 23 years. Contact: Scott Mikus Tel: (404) 875-7753 / Fax: (404) 875-7768 887 West Marietta Street NW, Suite T-101 Atlanta, GA 30318

Creative Marketing/Consulting Contact: Mark Howard Tel: (678) 266-0172

Creaxion Contact: Jonathan Barnes Tel: (404) 321-4322 /

Cresta Communications Contact: Joan Beugen Tel: (312) 944-4700 / Fax: (312) 944-1582

Davis Advertising, Inc. Contact: Robert Davis Tel: (770) 979-0627 /

DENMARK, the agency Contact: Priscilla Jessup, Contact: Tel: (404) 256-3681 /

Design That Works Communications, Inc. Contact: Linda L. McCulloch, Designer Tel: (770) 493-7154 / Fax: (770) 496-0273

DesignJul, L.L.C. Contact: Julia Nichols Cell:(404) 403-5239 /

Do Your Great Work, Inc. Contact: Mariette Edwards, Executive Coach Tel: (770) 751-9672

Firefly Creative, Inc. Contact: Bart Wood, President Tel: (404) 262-7424 /

The Foundry Agency Contact: Tim Bramer Tel: (404) 549-8897 /

Contact: Charlie Hayslett, CEO Tel: (770) 522-8855 /

High Profile Group, LLC Contact: Sandra Barth Tel: (770) 663-8327 / Cell: (770) 630-2417

Images USA Contact: Juan Quevedo Tel: (404) 892-2931 /

Infinitee Communications, Inc. Contact: Jocelyn Smith Tel: (404) 231-3481 /

The Jones Group

The Jones Group is an award-winning Atlanta-based creative agency that specializes in brand positioning, brand identity, digital marketing strategies and lead generation campaigns. Contact: Matt Fasick, Marketing & Sales Director Vicky S. Jones, President Tel: (404) 523-2606 / 342 Marietta Street, Suite 3 / Atlanta, GA 30313

Poston Communications Contact: Dave Poston Tel: (404) 607-7306

Vargas and Amigos

Prominent Placement, Inc.

THE WELL | Marketing Communications, Inc.

Contact: Stacy Williams Tel: (404) 373-9727

Contact: Wendy Klare Tel: (404) 688-7781 / Cell: (404) 247-2424

Contact: Dan Hansen Tel: (770) 475-2103 / Fax: (770) 475-2104

Resonance Marketing

Rock Paper Scissors, LLC

Mindpower, Inc.

Scout Marketing

Mopdog Contact: Bill, Sales Tel: (770) 874-2990 /

Neboweb Internet Marketing

Contact: Malenka Warner Tel: (770) 671-0200

White Tangerine Contact: Carine Jelinek Tel: (404) 848-1038 /

Contact: Kathleen Turaski Tel: (404) 377-9689 / Fax: (404) 377-9865

Contact: Betsy Johnson Tel: (866) 436-2583 /

Contact: Mike Jones Tel: (678) 795-1115 /

What’s Up Interactive


Contact: Joel Alpert, President Tel: (404) 636-5635 /

MJ Communications

Contact: Robert Worley, Founder Tel: (770) 218-8787 / P.O. Box N / Marietta, GA 30061

Red House

Contact: Dave McMullen Tel: (678) 749-7483 / Fax: (678) 749-7584

Tel: (404) 581-1991 / Fax: (404) 581-1988

As brand consultants for financial, B2B, healthcare, design/construction, consumer service sectors, we tell your story in the most compelling way, using your unique competitive advantages.

Purpose Studio


Medium Blue Search Engine Marketing

Contact: Daniel Vargas Tel: (770) 992-9771 / Cell: (404) 429-5044

Zenith Design Group, Inc. Contact: Bonnie Buckner Reavis, CEO Tel: (770) 874-7616 / Fax: (770) 425-0965

Tel: (678) 442-1825 / Fax: (678) 442-7088

Zero-G Creative

Contact: Bob Costanza, President Tel: (678) 429-6990 /

See Janet Reed. See Janet Write. Contact: Janet Reed, Writer Tel: (404) 724-9092 /

Interactive and Multimedia Companies 23D Digital Media

Simple Design Works Contact: Rick Robbins Tel: (404) 435-2422 /

Contact: Amy Reyes Tel: (404) 343-0123 / Cell: (404) 513-4826

Abrupt Media

Tel: (404) 885-1201 / Tel: (888) neb-oweb

Strategic Events

New Diameter Creative Services, Inc.

Contact: Scott Gilmore Tel: (770) 379-9334 /

Contact: John Clavijo Tel: (770) 317-6355 /

Stripe Creative Services

New London Communications

Contact: Brian Robboy, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 270-9780 /

Contact: James Mattison Tel: (404) 455-0899 / Fax: (770) 442-1485

Stroud & Associates

Nolen & Associates, Inc.

Contact: Wendy Stroud, President Tel: (770) 645-8424 /

Contact: Pam Nolen Tel: (404) 365-8340 /

Frederick Swanston


Contact: Erik Wolf Tel: (888) 538-1466 /

Contact: Dean Lukehart Tel: (770) 642-7900 /

Contact: Mark Ditsler, President Cell:(678) 528-7401 /

Artistic Image

A leading design studio serving the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries. A top producer of inventive design and FX. Contact: Ed Dye, Michael Zarrillo Tel: (404) 815-1550 / Fax: (404) 815-1511 684 Antone Street NW Suite 100 / Atlanta, GA 30318

Azul Arc Contact: Zahir Palanpur, President Tel: (404) 477-1605 / Tel: (770) 319-8140

Contact: Bonny Block Tel: (404) 591-1600 /



Dynamic Digital Designs

Poston Communications

Contact: Ciaran Quinn Tel: (770) 335-9580 / Fax: (770) 813-0545

Contact: Dave Poston Tel: (404) 607-7306

eThree Media Contact: Eric Darling Tel: (912) 238-1933 / Cell: (912) 844-5855

Frequency 650 Contact: Marc Crouch, Creative Director Tel: (678) 637-6415 /

Pylon Productions, Inc. Contact: Arthur Woodle Tel: (770) 425-4245 /

Sleepwalk Design Contact: Jesse Nieminen, Principal Tel: (404) 964-8088 /

VCS / Video Copy Services, Inc. see ad on p. 17 Contact: George Helms Tel: (800) 553-3616 / Fax: (404) 321-4876

Public Relations Conceptualize It, Inc Contact: Carla Keaton, President/CEO Tel: (678) 457-7763 / Fax: (678) 229-9038

Creative Marketing/Consulting Contact: Mark Howard Tel: (678) 266-0172

Creaxion Contact: Jonathan Barnes Tel: (404) 321-4322 /

Edelman Contact: Claudia Patton, General Manager Executive Vice President Tel: (404) 262-3000 /

The Richey Group, Inc. Contact: Jill Richey, President Tel: (770) 587-6771 / Cell: (770) 652-7162

Worldwide Editing Contact: Tom Oder Cell:(404) 256-5144 /

The Write Publicist & Co. Contact: Regina Lynch-Hudson Tel: (770) 998-9911

Social Media 22squared Contact: Julianna Bowman Tel: (404) 347-8895 / Fax: (404) 347-8803

AirTight Design Contact: Ward Binns, Owner Tel: (404) 944-2944 / Tel: (404) 524-2621

Anderson Jones PR Contact: Jennifer Jones Tel: (404) 272-2641 /

communications 21, inc. Contact: Sharon Goldmacher Tel: (404) 814-1330 /

Crawford/Mikus Design, Inc.

Positioning & messaging. Without it, your brand is splintered. Awareness. Without it, your brand is nonexistent. Marketing & social media. Without it.... call us. Established 23 years.

Contact: Margaret Gearing, President Tel: (404) 949-3777 /

Frank Relations

Ephelis Agency

Contact: Lisa Frank Tel: (404) 255-8567 /

Contact: Tiffany Rogers, CEO/Publicist Cell:(678) 699-1662 /

Samantha Gregory, Copywriter

Freebairn & Company

Contact: Samantha Gregory Tel: (404) 939-6179

Hayslett Group

We have been helping businesses, government agencies & non-profits get their messages across for 17+ years. We help clients brand themselves, market their services, put together merger deals, etc. Contact: Charlie Hayslett, CEO Tel: (770) 522-8855 / 50 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 430 / Atlanta, GA 30328

News Generation, Inc. Contact: Lynn Medcalf, Executive VP Tel: (404) 846-6850 / Cell: (404) 433-7620

Philip McCollum Photography Contact: Philip McCollum Tel: (404) 762-7178 /


Contact: David E. Johnson Tel: (404) 380-1079 /

Contact: Scott Mikus Tel: (404) 875-7753 / Fax: (404) 875-7768 887 West Marietta Street NW, Suite T-101 Atlanta, GA 30318

EOS Marketing & Communications, Inc.


Strategic Vision, LLC

Contact: John Freebairn Tel: (404) 487-6106 /

Linda Powers Creative Contact: Linda Powers Cell:(678) 983-7227 / Tel: (770) 781-8198

Hot Biscuit Design and Marketing Contact: Carol Reinlie Tel: (770) 649-0560 /

Sol Design Contact: Mary Tveit, Partner Tel: (404) 373-0505 /

TG Madison Contact: Mark Simonton Tel: (404) 267-4421 /

What’s Up Interactive Contact: Malenka Warner Tel: (770) 671-0200

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Equipment and Supplies...............................................56 Foam Fabrication.........................................................56 Hair Stylists..................................................................56 Location Scouts............................................................56 Make-up Artists . .........................................................56 Photographers.............................................................56 Photographer’s Assistants............................................58 Photo Producers/Coordinators......................................58 Prop Builders...............................................................58 Prop Stylists and Buyers...............................................59 Scenic Artists and Backdrops.........................................59 Set Construction..........................................................59 Stock Photo Agencies...................................................59 Studio/Stages..............................................................59 Stylists (food and product)...........................................61 Stylists - Wardrobe.......................................................61

Equipment and Supplies

Hair Stylists Designers Hair and Makeup Studio Contact: Carla Byrd Tel: (770) 633-8323 / designers_hair_studio@yahoo. com

Cynthia Hart Cell:(678) 595-6161

Kimberly Jerguson Tel: (678) 697-3349

Melody Knighton Make-up and Hair Tel: (770) 966-1661 /

Nena’s Makeup, LLC Contact: Nena Sao Tel: (678) 777-6850 /

Nuts Bolts & Screws Hair Construction & Design Contact: Jacqueline Pecot Tel: (678) 508-6166 /

Location Scouts AAA Nancy Gastel Realty Advisors Contact: Nancy Gastel Tel: (404) 592-4314 / Cell: (770) 578-1067

Contact: Penelope Sloan, Damian Vaudo Tel: (404) 681-5124 / Fax: (404) 681-5315 1483 Chattahoochee Avenue NW, Suite D Atlanta, GA 30318

Contact: Dave Gallagher Tel: (404) 522-7662 / Tel: (770) 846-5223

see ad on p. 45

The finest photography, lighting and cinematography equipment available. Cinar & Hasselblad large format cameras, Arriflex motion picture cameras, & Beiss optic lenses to name a few. Cell:(678) 637-4089 / Fax: (770) 521-0598 835 Mid Broadwell Road / Milton, GA 30004

Morel Studio Support Contact: Jay Morel Tel: (404) 664-6948 / Fax: (404) 920-3301

Niche Video Products, Inc. Contact: Anne Fowler Tel: (770) 499-1899 / Fax: (770) 499-1897


Contact: David Fields Tel: (404) 885-1885 / Fax: (404) 885-9706 667 11th Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30318

Showcase Photo & Video

Capture Integration

Tanner Griffith

PPR, in Atlanta since 1985, is photographic rental and sales in the Southeast. PPR offers studio rental, DSLR video, pro cameras, lenses, and grip.


see ad on p. 57

Atlanta’s best resource for professional photography & videography equipment. Extensive selection of tripods, bags & cases, lighting equipment, printers, & ink/paper to make your imaging experience the best. Contact: Kenny Crysler, Video Manager Frank Zamor, Professional Sales John Williams, General Manager Tel: (404) 325-7676 / Tel: (800) 886-1976 2323 Cheshire Bridge Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30324

Foam Fabrication edg

Georgia’s largest and award winning foam fabrication and scenic shop. Hard coating, fiberglass, vacuum forming and automotive paint booths on site. Also Waterjets and CNC routers. Contact: Steve Guy Tel: (770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168

Contact: Rhonda Barrymore, President/Owner Tel: (404) 872-9121 / Tel: (877) HelpMe2 Tel: (404) HelpMe2 541 10th Street NW, #294 / Atlanta, GA 30318-5713

Kimberly Jerguson Tel: (678) 697-3349

Harmony Kubiak Tel: (504) 812-4907 /

Nena’s Makeup, LLC Contact: Nena Sao Tel: (678) 777-6850 /

Pat Segers Makeup & Hair Contact: Pat Segers Cell:(404) 502-6553 / Tel: (404) 252-6633

PinUpGirl! Cosmetics Contact: Kellyn Willey, Owner Tel: (404) 688-7468 / Cell: (404) 550-2392

Eric Wright Cell:(678) 438-0458 /


Charlene Fisch

Sales of HMI, Tungsten lighting and accessories. Sale of Lee, Rosco & GAM Products, Chimera, expendables and all you need to make your production work.

Worldwide provider of friendly, talented, professional makeup artists for over 20 years. Expert in all mediums including but not limited to film, television, video, HD, print & live performance.

Contact: David Warren Tel: (404) 822-3881 /

Contact: Bart Patton Tel: (706) 782-2380 / Fax: (706) 782-2380

Professional Photo Resources, Inc. see ad on this page

see ad on p. 45

ATL Locations

Bart Patton Productions

Barbizon Lighting Company - Atlanta see ads on p. 13 & 59

Help Me Rhonda®, Inc.

Cell:(404) 697-5461 /

Stanley Leary

Abell Images Contact: Paul Abell Cell:(478) 320-3759 / Fax: (678) 489-2740

Advertising Photographers of America, Atlanta Chapter Tel: (888) 889-7190 /

Tel: (770) 998-3504 / Cell: (404) 786-4914

Aerial Innovations of GA, Inc.

Danny Maughon

Contact: Sheri Christianson Tel: (770) 986-0333 /

Cell:(678) 612-2010 /

Karen B. Wade

Alex Jones Photography

Tel: (478) 477-1958 / Cell: (478) 731-1326

Contact: Alex Jones Tel: (770) 808-5847 /

Make-up Artists

Atlanta Panorama / ALPS Labs

AFX Studios, Inc.

Contact: George Pearl Tel: (404) 872-2577 / Cell: (404) 840-0834

Contact: Andre Freitas Tel: (770) 499-0735 / Cell: (770) 856-3258

Stacey Coker Cell:(404) 831-8339 /

CREWS Inc. Contact: Shirlene Brooks Tel: (404) 355-6161 /

Designers Hair and Makeup Studio Contact: Carla Byrd Tel: (770) 633-8323

Cynthia Hart Cell:(678) 595-6161

Andrew Horne Photography Contact: Andrew Horne Cell:(404) 428-9202 /

Andy Allen Photography Contact: Andy Allen Cell:(404) 797-5639 /

Arnaz Photography Contact: Arnaz Hammond Tel: (404) 210-8889 / Fax: (770) 859-0109

Art Photo/Video Productions Contact: Arthur Usherson Tel: (770) 649-8255

Artistic Image Contact: Stacey Topkin, Sales Director Tel: (404) 815-1550 / Fax: (404) 815-1511

B. Massey Photographers Contact: Bill Massey Cell:(404) 918-9957 /

Bard Wrisley Photography Contact: Bard Wrisley Tel: (888) 525-2928 / Cell: (404) 625-0228

BigSwitch Creative Group Contact: Jimmy Gilmore Tel: (404) 357-0301 /

Billy Howard Photography

Creative Sources Photography, Inc. Contact: Yvonne Rizzo Tel: (404) 843-2141 /

DAEMONpictures Contact: Daemon Baizan Tel: (404) 634-6151 / Fax: (404) 634-5454

David Batley Photography & Design Contact: David Batley Tel: (404) 314-6359

David Smith Studio Contact: David Smith Tel: (404) 688-2145 / Cell: (404) 376-4144

David Southard Photography Contact: David Southard Tel: (770) 965-6885 /

Contact: Billy Howard Tel: (404) 376-4712 /

Davidson & Company

Bobby Thornton Photographic Artistry

Contact: Ken Davidson Tel: (770) 973-9637 / Fax: (770) 973-0154

Contact: Bobby Thornton Tel: (770) 634-2922 /

DayC Photography

Bobi Dimond Creative Photography Contact: Bobi Dimond Tel: (770) 937-0007 /

BON Photography Cell:(404) 944-7742 /

Boris Photography, Inc. Contact: Joe Boris Tel: (404) 377-7707 /

Brad Newton Photography Contact: Brad Newton Tel: (404) 314-0194 / Cell: (404)351-3808

Brian Woodcock Photography Inc. Tel: (404) 606-2624 /

Ulrich Brinkmann Contact: Ulrich Brinkmann Tel: (404) 992-1686 /

Bryan Willy Photography Contact: Bryan Willy Tel: (678) 427-8630 /

Buckhead On-site Photography Contact: Carroll Morgan Cell:(404) 556-6821 /

Charles Huguley Photography Contact: Charles Huguley Tel: (404) 377-0950 /

CJOESHOOT Contact: Caroline Joe Tel: (404) 371-9262 /

COMPRO Productions, Inc. Tel: (770) 918-8163 / Cell: (770) 845-1179

Connaughton Photography Contact: Randy Connaughton Tel: (404) 783-1006 /

Craig Bromley Photography Contact: Craig Bromley Cell:(404) 229-7279 /

Contact: Deborah Young Tel: (678) 265-4030 / deborah@daycphotography. com

DiVitale Photography Contact: Jim DiVitale Tel: (678) 464-4128 /

DL Photography Contact: Drew Logothetis Tel: (404) 524-4132 / Fax: (678) 309-9166

Ed C. Thompson Photography Contact: Ed Thompson Tel: (404) 375-7616

Ed Wolkis Photography Contact: Ed Wolkis Tel: (404) 351-6115 / Tel: (678) 361-7887

Ernest Washington Studios, Inc Contact: Mary Washington Tel: (404) 522-4488 / Cell: (404) 202-6566

eThree Media Contact: Eric Darling Tel: (912) 238-1933 / Cell: (912) 844-5855

Fletcher Portrait Artist Contact: Jay Fletcher Tel: (404) 842-9445 / Cell: (770) 874-2841

Fobart Fotography Contact: Jason Fobart Tel: (678) 524-5292 /

Fred Gerlich Photography Contact: Fred Gerlich Tel: (404) 872-3487 /

Gary Gruby Studio

Industry Communications

Contact: Gary Gruby Tel: (770) 599-0207 /

Contact: Jeffrey B. Gribble Tel: (678) 242-0318 /

Greg Slater Photography

J.D. Tyre Photography

Tel: (404) 584-6397 / Fax: (404) 659-4751

Contact: J.D. Tyre Tel: (404) 372-3286 /

Gregory Foster Photography Contact: Greg Foster Tel: (404) 314-1025 /

Tanner Griffith

see ad on p. 45

Large format high definition museum quality photography for: portraiture, feature films, television, books, music, fashion, cosmetics & billboards. Specialize in international assignments in studio & on location. Cell:(678) 637-4089 / Fax: (770) 521-0598 835 Mid Broadwell Road / Milton, GA 30004

Haigwood Studios Photography Inc.

Commercial photography studio specializing in product, food, corporate/enviormental, advertising and architecture photography.

Freddy O

Contact: Cynthia D. Haigwood John Haigwood, Photographer Tel: (770) 594-7845 / 565 South Atlanta Street / Roswell, GA 30075

Contact: Freddy O, Owner Tel: (404) 729-5791 /

Harris Hatcher Photography

Garcia Studio, Inc. Contact: Carlos Garcia Tel: (404) 892-2334 /

Contact: Harris Hatcher Cell:(770) 365-8670 /

Hart Creative, Inc. Contact: Ron Hart Tel: (678) 595-8777 /

Jaroslav Kanka Photography Contact: Jaroslav Kanka Tel: (404) 229-5325 /

Jeff Gartin Photography Tel: (404) 932-4338 /

Jeff Herr Photography, Inc. Contact: Jeff Herr Tel: (404) 277-2939 /

Jerry Mucklow Photography Contact: Jerry Mucklow Cell:(770) 713-6917 /

Jerry Siegel Photography Contact: Jerry Siegel Tel: (404) 352-8200 /

Joel Silverman Photography Contact: Joel Silverman Tel: (404) 964-8236 / Tel: (800) 603-7415

John Dale Photography Tel: (404) 633-1422 /

JOM Productions Contact: Jay Tel: (678) 667-8247 / PHOTOGRAPHY


Jon Kownacki Inc.

Michael West Photography

Robbins Photography, Inc.

David Swann

Contact: Jon Kownacki Tel: (404) 808-2755 /

Contact: Michael West Tel: (404) 892-6263 /

Contact: Brian C. Robbins Tel: (404) 386-5902 / Fax: (404) 935-9318

Tel: (404) 202-2228 /

Jonathan Hillyer Photography, Inc.

Moore Studios

Robin Henson Photographs

Contact: Jonathan Hillyer Cell:(404) 402-6676 /

Contact: Neil Moore Tel: (404) 290-2369 /

Contact: Robin Henson Cell:(404) 247-5062 /

Kelly Embry Photography

Nancy Heffernan Photography

Robin Nelson Photography

Contact: Kelly Embry, photographer/owner Cell:(404) 578-7418 /

Contact: Nancy Heffernan, Photographer Tel: (912) 786-7159 /

Contact: Robin Nelson Cell:(404) 697-8203 /

Kieran Reynolds Photography

Patrick Heagney Photography

The Rod Hollimon Company

Contact: Kieran Reynolds Tel: (404) 633-1030 /

Contact: Patrick Heagney Tel: (404) 788-7744 /

Contact: Rod Hollimon Cell:(404) 914-6685 /

Contact: James Pinkstone, Director, Studio and Operations Tel: (770) 496-7993 /

Kyle Egan Photographer

Paul Amodio Photography

Rod Kaye Photography, LLC

Von Hoene Photography

Contact: Kyle Egan Cell:(404) 314-6779 /

Contact: Paul Amodio Cell:(770) 423-1654 /

Contact: Rod Kaye Tel: (404) 786-4136 /

Contact: Beth Von Hoene, Studio Manager Tel: (404) 355-4422 /

LA Productions

Paul Dingman Photography

Rose Studio, Inc.

Andrew Waters

Contact: Paul Dingman Tel: (404) 362-7109 /

Contact: Kevin C. Rose Tel: (404) 603-8895 /

Tel: (404) 939-0202 / andrew@watersphotographic. com


RR Donnelley Premedia Studio Atlanta

Woodie Williams Photography, Inc.

Contact: Lynda Green Tel: (404) 577-2300 /

Leah Perry Photography Contact: Leah Perry Cell:(404) 993-8186 /

Stanley Leary Tel: (770) 998-3504 / Cell: (404) 786-4914

Harriet Leibowitz Tel: (404) 252-2237 /

Leland on Location Contact: Leland Holder Tel: (678) 576-4340 /

Lyda Video & Photo

see ad on p. 54

Contact: Joel Marcus Cell:(404) 550-0453 /

Mark O’Tyson Photography, Inc. Contact: Mark O’Tyson Tel: (404) 355-9150 /

Mark Whiteman Photography Contact: Mark Whiteman Cell:(404) 403-2403 / Tel: (770) 455-0406

Mary Anne Mitchell Photography, Inc. Contact: Mary Anne Mitchell Tel: (404) 664-9599 /

Danny Maughon

Russ Holloway Photography

Zach Wolfe Photography

Contact: Russell Holloway Tel: (404) 378-1720 / Cell: (404) 219-8503

Contact: Zach Wolfe Cell:(404) 788-4025 /

Contact: Pete Winkel Tel: (770) 754-3100 / 185 Andover Drive / Alpharetta, GA 30009

Seth Ruff Photography

Photographer’s Assistants

Phil Bekker Photography

Ron Sherman

Philip McCollum Photography

Simpson Custom Photography

Contact: Phillip Vullo, Director of Photography Tel: (404) 312-1488 /

Pics by the Moon Photography

Spots & action, concerts & events, products & food, pets & personal. My work makes your work better, & easier! Contact: Aaron Moon Cell:(770) 733-2893 / 6851 Roswell Road NE, Unit M-16 Atlanta, GA 30328

PinUpGirl! Cosmetics Contact: Kellyn Willey, Owner Tel: (404) 688-7468 / Cell: (404) 550-2392

Judith Pishnery Contact: Judith PIshnery Tel: (770) 737-2699 / Cell: (404) 610-4298

Reis Birdwhistell Photographer Contact: Reis Birdwhistell Tel: (404) 872-0690 / Cell: (404) 886-1957

Rob Brinson Photography

Michael A. Schwarz Photography

Contact: Rob Brinson Tel: (404) 874-2497 / Fax: (404) 874-9666



Contact: Seth Ruff Tel: (770) 343-9556 /

Contact: Phil Bekker Tel: (770) 992-5151 / Cell: (404) 210-8207

Cell:(678) 612-2010 /

Contact: Michael Schwarz Tel: (404) 687-8127 /

Vellum, LLC

Based in Alpharetta Georgia, a stones throw from Atlanta, Pete Winkel works on location locally and around the world.

Lynda Green Photography

Marcus Photography

Contact: Tricia McCannon Tel: (404) 355-2211 / Cell: (404) 786-9364

Pete Winkel Photography, Ltd.

Phillip Vullo Photography

Contact: Heather Murphy, Partner Tel: (404) 790-2746 /

Tricia McCannon Photography

Contact: Woodie Williams Tel: (404) 367-0558

Contact: Philip McCollum Tel: (404) 762-7178 /

M2 Factory, Inc.

Contact: Tony Benner Tel: (404) 875-7889 /

Contact: Rick Jerry Tel: (404) 486-4518 /

Contact: Steve Pelosi Cell:(404) 372-3392 /

Contact: Trey Lyda Tel: (678) 467-9442 /

Contact: Lynda Green Tel: (404) 577-2300 /

Tony Benner Photography

Tel: (770) 993-7197 /

Contact: Dave Simpson, Photographer Tel: (770) 718-7923 /

Sparkman Photo, Inc. Contact: Clif Sparkman Cell:(404) 308-2836 /

Sparks Studios Inc. Contact: Don Sparks Tel: (770) 354-5047 /

Stephen Marino Photography

Megan Bridges Cell:(919) 637-2163

Ulrich Brinkmann Tel: (404) 992-1686 /

Connaughton Photography Contact: Randy Connaughton Tel: (404) 783-1006 /

Mark Whiteman Photography Contact: Mark Whiteman Cell:(404) 403-2403 / Tel: (770) 455-0406

Photo Producers/ Coordinators

Contact: Stephen Marino Tel: (678) 907-9696 /

Fluidvision, Inc.

Steve Thornton Photography

Contact: Jennifer Kilberg Cell:(646) 247-5652 /

Contact: Steve Thornton Tel: (404) 231-9900 /

Streibwerks Contact: Lisa Streib Cell:(404) 291-7044 / Tel: (404) 939-6452

StudioBurns Contact: Jerry Burns Tel: (404) 522-9377 /

Suriani Photography Contact: Marilyn Suriani Tel: (770) 441-1800 /

Suspended Image Contact: Marilyn Nieves Tel: (678) 463-1901 /

Prop Builders AFX Studios, Inc. Contact: Andre Freitas Tel: (770) 499-0735 / Cell: (770) 856-3258

Camera Ready Production Services

Specialists in large & small scale props for video, film & special events. Clients: UPS, IBM, Nippon TV, Comicview,FM Rocks, Chick-fil-A, “House of Payne” promos. Contact: Tom Formica, Paul Monroe Tel: (404) 351-1451 / Cell: (404) 784-4775 Fax: (404) 296-7171 1200 Foster Street NW, Studio W-2, Box 19 Atlanta, GA 30318

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404-681-5124 • 1483 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Equipment, Expendables, S y s t e m s , a n d R i g g i n g f o r E n t e r t a i n m e n t and Architec t u r a l L i g h t i n g S i n c e 1 9 4 7 edg

We warehouse and build props of all kinds. edg is Georgia’s largest props house. If we do not have it we will help you find it. Contact: Steve Guy Tel: (770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168

Interior Trim Systems Co. Contact: John E. VeZolles, Construction Manager Tel: (770) 560-9677 /

Kitchens Complete

Scenic Artists and Backdrops edg

Daniel B. Foster Tel: (404) 219-4131 /

Denise DiPrima Cell:(404) 822-7525 /

Stoney Morris Cell:(404) 661-7095 /

Contact: White Athalie Tel: (404) 815-1550 /

Stock Photo Agencies

AVID Design

Abell Images

Contact: Dean Richardson Tel: (770) 248-1752 /

Contact: John Thigpen Cell:(678) 362-8464 /

Prop Stylists and Buyers

A Studio

Contact: Steve Guy Tel: (770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168

Scenario Custom Scenery, LLC

Cell:(678) 438-0458 /

Scenario Custom Scenery, LLC


Come take the tour of our campus and you will understand edg is the South’s best scenic shop. From Backdrops to complete themed environments - edg makes this easy for you.

On The Scene Design

Eric Wright

Contact: Richie Burns Tel: (912) 754-4089 /

Contact: Ken Taber Tel: (404) 755-9211 / Fax: (404) 755-9212

Tel: (770) 552-0433 /

Contact: Paul Huggins Tel: (404) 755-9211 / Fax: (404) 755-9212

The Sawdust Shack

Set Construction Camera Ready Production Services Contact: Paul Monroe Tel: (404) 351-1451 / Cell: (404) 784-4775


edg is Georgia’s largest scenic shop featuring everything from CNC Waterjets to 1.3 million BTU automotive paint booths. Fiberglass, vacuum forming, rolling of metals, sculpting - we do it all at our campus. Contact: Steve Guy Tel: (770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168

Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters (AIB) Tel: (404) 892-0454 /

Contact: Paul Abell Cell:(478) 320-3759 / Fax: (678) 489-2740 Contact: Kevin Rose Tel: (404) 603-8895

Gary Gruby Studio Contact: Gary Gruby Tel: (770) 599-0207 /

Rose Studio, Inc. Tel: (404) 603-8895 /

Ron Sherman Tel: (770) 993-7197 /


see ad on p. 15

Full RED-MX package, a great facility, grip truck and production truck, BlackBox ATL can satisfy all your production needs from pre-planning to post production. Contact: Daniel Greenspan Tel: (404) 969-5774 / 1083 Euclid Avenue / Atlanta, GA 30307


edg provides stages and rooftops. In fact, we have the largest inventory of staging in the South. Come see for yourself by taking a tour of our campus and inventory. Contact: Steve Guy Tel: (770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168



A r t w o r k b y D e a n Ve l e z , S e n i o r M o t i o n G r a p h i c s D e s i g n e r a t M a g i c k

W E ' V E C R E AT E D A M O N S T E R … Check out the reel: D I G I TA L P R O D U C T I O N 60





Ernest Washington Studios, Inc Contact: Mary Washington Tel: (404) 522-4488 / Cell: (404) 202-6566

EUE/Screen Gems Studios Contact: Kris Bagwell, Executive Vice President Tel: (404) 333-6506 /

Magick Lantern Stage

see ad on p. 60

Contact: Ashley Davis, Operations Manager Tel: (404) 688-3348 / Fax: (404) 584-5247

PC&E Briarwood Stage see ads on p. 9 & 61

Briarwood Stage: 40’ x 40’ sound stage with 55’ Hard Cyc-wall, which includes studio lighting & grip package. Dressing rooms, make-up, conference room, client suite. Contact: Guilherme “Bill” Villarinho Tel: (404) 609-9001 / Fax: (404) 609-9926 1842 Briarwood Road / Atlanta, GA 30329

PC&E Sound Stages 1 & 2 see ads on p. 9 & 61

Professional Photo Resources, Inc. see ad on p. 56

Film and Video Supply

PPR, in Atlanta since 1985, is photographic rental and sales in the Southeast. PPR offers studio rental, DSLR video, pro cameras and lenses, and grip. Contact: David Fields Tel: (404) 885-1885 / Fax: (404) 885-9706 667 11th Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30318

Steve Harvey’s Green Screen Studio

Very flexible space. 665 sq. ft. - 3 sided cyc wall Green Screen area; w/ 740 sq. ft. open area; lighting grid, sound & control room; gym, kitchen, video security, office space, ISDN lline & freeWiFI

For all your expendable needs

Lee Rosco Setwear

Reyes Shurtape Matthews 404-609-9001

Contact: Leonard McGee, Studio Manager Tel: (404) 995-1607 / Fax: (404) 995-1616 3495 Piedmont Road NE, Building 11, Suite 560 Atlanta, GA 30305

Von Hoene Studio Contact: Jeff Von Hoene Tel: (404) 355-4422 /

Stylists (food and product)

Stage 1: 70’x135’x21’ Recently refurbished hard cyc-wall. Stage 2: 70’x80’x21’ hard cyc-wall. Newly updated support facilities: offices w/ highspeed internet access, wardrobe, make-up, canteen, food styling kitchen. Camera, lighting & grip on-site.

Tami Hardeman

Contact: Guilherme “Bill” Villarinho Tel: (404) 609-9001 / Fax: (404) 609-9926 2235 DeFoor Hills Road NW / Atlanta, GA 30318

Cell:(404) 661-7095 /

Cell:(678) 777-8368 /

Stoney Morris

American Arri Lighting Mole Richardson

Shannon Gini - LookRite Inc.

Joe Stuckey Wardrobe Stylist

Cell:(770) 891-0749 /

Contact: Joe Stuckey Tel: (404) 449-4424 /

Stylists - Wardrobe

Oggy Designs

CREWS Inc. Contact: Shirlene Brooks Tel: (404) 355-6161 /

Contact: Timea Talian Tel: (678) 602-0845 /

Denise DiPrima Cell:(404) 822-7525 /



art & design Art Directors................................................................64 Electronic and Digital Imaging......................................64 Design - Graphic/Web...................................................64 Illustrators...................................................................66 Paper Suppliers............................................................66 Print Production Management/Brokers.........................66 Printing Companies......................................................66 Writers........................................................................68

Art Directors BAD Studio Contact: Scott Banks Tel: (404) 881-1977 /

Camera Ready Production Services



Contact: Chris Artabasy Tel: (678) 999-2189 /

Artistic Image Contact: Stacey Topkin, Sales Director Tel: (404) 815-1550 / Fax: (404) 815-1511

Contact: Paul Monroe Tel: (404) 351-1451 / Cell: (404) 784-4775

Bass Designs, Inc.

Dallas Creative

Contact: Melanie Bass Pollard, President Tel: (404) 816-8300 /

Contact: Rick Dallas Tel: (770) 901-9259 /


Engage Design

Contact: Gary Brown Tel: (404) 351-4340 / Voicemail: (404) 917-1038

Contact: Jim Loser, Principal/Creative Tel: (770) 458-7963 / Cell: (404) 786-4576

The CAD Drawing Board

High Profile Group, LLC

Contact: Bruce Jones, Designer Tel: (404) 664-6890 /

Contact: Sandra Barth Tel: (770) 663-8327 / Cell: (770) 630-2417

Color Reflections

Jerry Andrews Freelance Art Direction

Contact: Roger Waters, Acct Rep Tel: (404) 352-0352 /

Contact: Jerry Andrews Tel: (770) 421-8715 / Cell: (678) 467-5742

David Southard Photography

John Brandenstein Creative

Contact: David Southard Tel: (770) 965-6885 /

Contact: John Brandenstein Tel: (404) 488-6290 /

Davidson & Company

see ad on p. 45

Overnight digital print. Online quotes, proofs, job & file submissions. HP/Indigo, Heidelberg, Xerox printing. Banners & posters . Large flatbed printing all substrates. Digitally driven router. Photographic services. Contact: Customer Service Tel: (404) 351-5800 / Tel: (800) 232-5411 1575 Northside Drive, Bldg 400, Suite 490 Atlanta, GA 30318

Immortal Imaging, LLC Contact: William Wood Cell:(770) 310-2471 /

Moore Studios Contact: Neil Moore Tel: (404) 290-2369 /

BAD Studio Contact: Scott Banks Tel: (404) 881-1977 /

Bass Designs, Inc. Contact: Melanie Bass Pollard, President Tel: (404) 816-8300 /

Beck Contact: Gary Brown Tel: (404) 351-4340 / Voicemail: (404) 917-1038

Big Eye Design Tel: (678) 642-4925 / Fax: (404) 601-6864

Bigelow Advertising/ Thomas G. Bigelow

Our simple approach called “the four i’s” serves as the cornerstones of all our creative output: Innovate. Interrupt. Interact. Incent.

Contact: Joel A. Flournoy Tel: (770)265-6797 /

Contact: Tom Bigelow Tel: (770) 216-2162 / Suite 350, 3379 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30326

Showcase Photo & Video

Bill Blount Design

Sage Design Studio

see ad on p. 57

Contact: Bill Blount :(678) 525-4257 /

We are the South’s largest source for digital still & video equipment, education and service. We have been serving enthusiasts and professionals with their imaging needs for over 35 years.

Blue Sky Agency

Contact: Deborah Young Tel: (678) 265-4030 / deborah@daycphotography. com

Contact: John Williams, General Manager Tel: (404) 325-7676 / Tel: (800) 886-1976 2323 Cheshire Bridge Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30324

The Boss Group

Contact: Tony Messano Cell:(770) 354-0772 /

Digital Picture, Inc.

Strangetoons Studios

Misenheimer Creative, Inc.

Jane Kelley Tel: (404) 303-8120 /

Lingonberry Design Cell:(401) 226-7373 /

Tony Messano

Contact: Mark Misenheimer Tel: (678) 777-3165 /

Wendy K. OBrien Tel: (770) 528-9977 /

On The Scene Design Contact: John Thigpen Cell:(678) 362-8464 /

R2 Design & Creative

Contact: Ken Davidson Tel: (770) 973-9637 / Fax: (770) 973-0154

DayC Photography

see ad on p. 29

Digital Picture is a premier digital imaging and wide format digital art and ink jet printing company specializing in wide format printing and mounting. Contact: Owen Thompson, Nils Thompson Tel: (404) 355-3400 / Fax: (404) 815-0559 1670 Northeast Expressway, Suite C Atlanta, GA 30329

Digital Sidekicks Contact: Kelbi McCumber Tel: (404) 217-7222 /

Contact: Steve Rousso Cell:(404) 786-6508 /

Fuse Graphics

Riley Design Works

Contact: Jim Carlin Tel: (770) 499-7777 /

Contact: Jame A. Riley Cell:(404) 719-0571 /

Troy King, Inc. Contact: Troy King Tel: (404) 229-2912 /

Young & Martin Design Contact: Ed Young, Creative Director/Partner Tel: (404) 237-4957 /

Electronic and Digital Imaging 4. Amoeba Contact: michael bailey Tel: (404) 351-9991 / Cell: (678) 640-4442

Accent Graphics, Inc. Contact: Roy Hickman Tel: (770) 455-3366 / Fax: (770) 455-3310

Alexander Pollard Inc. Contact: Kiki Pollard Tel: (800) 347-0734 / Tel: (706) 752-0047



Gemini Media Contact: Brigitte Cutshall Tel: (770) 966-1478 /

Graphicxchange Tel: (404) 454-6004 /


200 line screen digitally integrated offset featuring the KBA 74Karat Waterless Press with CTP. Exceptional quality, quick turnaround, and fair prices. Pick-up and delivery. Contact: Jim Thompson, President Tel: (404) 605-0400 / 1078 Citizens Pkwy / Morrow, GA 30260

Contact: David Strandquest Tel: (770) 457-3455 /

StudioBurns Contact: Jerry Burns Tel: (404) 522-9377 /

Tim Purdy Designs, Inc Cell:(404) 216-4227 /

Tony Benner Photography Contact: Tony Benner Tel: (404) 875-7889 /

Wages Design Contact: Robert Wages, Executive Creative Director Tel: (404) 876-0874 /

Design - Graphic/Web 23D Digital Media Contact: Ivan Reyes, Owner/Creative Director Tel: (404) 343-0123 / Cell: (404) 513-4826

Accent Graphics, Inc. Tel: (770) 455-3366 / Fax: (770) 455-3310

After Midnight Design Contact: Ashley Miller, Creative Director Tel: (404) 230-9556 / Fax: (404) 230-9556

AirTight Design Tel: (404) 944-2944 / Tel: (404) 524-2621

Allen Creative Contact: Steve Allen Tel: (770) 972-8862 /

AVID Design

Contact: Amy Harris Tel: (404) 876-0202 / Fax: (404) 876-0212 Contact: Erik Balkan Tel: (404) 237-3677 / Fax: (404) 581-5267

Bull’s-Eye Creative Communications, LLC Contact: Patrick Carlson Tel: (404) 352-3006

CA Graphic Design Contact: Claudia Arkush, Designer Tel: (678) 366-1857 /

Carabetta Hayden Design Contact: Susan Carabetta, Owner/Creative Director Tel: (404) 843-9120 /

Christina Wingfield

Print. Web. Social Media. Illustration. Publication Design. I’m always looking for new challenges, call or e-mail me! Cell:(404) 293-0306 /

Cranberry Blue Websites & Logos Contact: Melissa Scott-Jackson Tel: (404) 788-9999 /

Crawford/Mikus Design, Inc.

Positioning & messaging. Without it, your brand is splintered. Awareness. Without it, your brand is nonexistent. Marketing & social media. Without it.... call us. Established 23 years. Contact: Scott Mikus Tel: (404) 875-7753 / Fax: (404) 875-7768 887 West Marietta Street NW, Suite T-101 Atlanta, GA 30318

Creative Concepts Advertising

Contact: Dean Richardson Tel: (770) 248-1752 /

Contact: Candace Long, Founder/CEO Tel: (770) 640-8881

Azul Arc

Creative Sharks

Contact: Zahir Palanpur, President Tel: (404) 477-1605 / Tel: (770) 319-8140

Contact: Waitsel Smith, Owner Tel: (770) 623-9763 /

Dallas Creative


Contact: Rick Dallas Tel: (770) 901-9259 /

Contact: Sheryl Nelson Tel: (404) 636-2483 /

Danger Press

GrafxGirl Creative, LLC

Tel: (404) 954-6627 /

Contact: Shawn Young Cell:(678) 315-9643 /

Davis Design Studio Contact: Scott Davis Tel: (404) 351-4700 / Cell: (678) 910-7095

The Design Company

Grant Design Collaborative Contact: Bill Grant, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 479-8280 /

Contact: Marcia Romanuck Tel: (404) 8417251

Graphic Image Design, Inc.

Design Seven, Inc.

Graphic Persuasion

Tel: (770) 399-7779 /

Design That Works Communications, Inc. Contact: Linda L. McCulloch, Designer Tel: (770) 493-7154 / Fax: (770) 496-0273

Designhead, Inc. Contact: John Ballantine Tel: (678) 612-7626 /

DesignJul, L.L.C. Contact: Julia Nichols Cell:(404) 403-5239 /

Double Take Creative Contact: Amy Panzer, Art Director Tel: (678) 538-8331 /

Dynamic Digital Designs Contact: Ciaran Quinn Tel: (770) 335-9580 / Fax: (770) 813-0545

Rob Ebersol

Contact: Gerard Munajj Tel: (770) 761-1519 / Contact: Denise St. John Tel: (770) 623-0699 /

HelloKiki Kreative Contact: Kiki Carr Cell:(404) 406-8281 /

Hire Profile, Inc.

We source and staff creative, marketing and advertising freelance talent on a short and longterm basis and also conduct permanent searches in Atlanta and the southeast. Contact: Nancy Bailey, President Stacey Cloud, art/ads/creative Tel: (404) 806-2285 / 2225 Laurel Mill Way / Roswell, GA 30076


12+yrs experience in print design & production. Looking for a hard worker with a cheerful optimistic attitude, innovative design ideas & on-the-job experience, I’m your gal! Contact: Lopa Patel, Graphic Designer Tel: (404) 829-4828 / 960 Saint Charles Avenue NE, #1 / Atlanta, GA 30306

Lucas Design & Advertising Contact: Ken Lucas, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 664-1316 /

M2 Factory, Inc. Contact: Heather Murphy, Partner Tel: (404) 790-2746 /


I am a muli-disciplinary designer, with 30 years of experience. Prefer freelance work, but can work in house for short periods, if needed. My goal is to set you apart from the competition. Contact: Mary Marchuk Tel: (404) 949-0233 / Cell:(404) 316-2932 3288 E. Wood Valley Road / Atlanta, GA 30327

Matt Gunn Cell:(404) 502-1681 /

Media Alchemy

ICE Design Group

Contact: Thomas “TC” Moore Tel: (404) 377-8391 / Cell: (678)467-2000

Contact: Jared England, Creative Director Tel: (404) 312-9160 / Fax: (404) 351-1171

Media Lab Studios

Tel: (404) 687-8889 /

Immortal Imaging, LLC

Contact: Lance Bell, Owner Tel: (678) 851-0292 /


Contact: William Wood Cell:(770) 310-2471 /

Mediarail Design, Inc.

Contact: Edward Jett Tel: (770) 579-1194 /

Engage Design Contact: Jim Loser, Principal/Creative Tel: (770) 458-7963 / Cell: (404) 786-4576

Ericnine Contact: Eric Nine Tel: (404) 542-1013 /

Evoke Design Contact: Matthew Boyd, Owner Tel: (404) 247-4662 /

FAT Creative Contact: Jeanette Folkes Tel: (678) 453-6812 /

Finished Art Contact: Donna Johnston, Owner/President Tel: (404) 355-7902 /

Firefly Creative, Inc. Contact: Bart Wood, President Tel: (404) 262-7424 /

Forero Design LLC Contact: Angela Forero Vellino Cell:(678) 642-3194 /

The Foundry Agency

Contact: Pat Jenkins Tel: (404) 303-8116 / Cell: (770) 789-8044

Phase One Design Services Inc. Contact: Andi Kulp, Vice President Tel: (770) 227-4002 / Tel: (800) 352-7212

Portfolio Center Contact: Hank Richardson, President Tel: (404) 351-5055 / Fax: (404) 355-8838

Primal Screen Contact: John Phillips, Director of Business Development Tel: (404) 874-7200 /

Purpose Studio Contact: Wendy Klare Tel: (404) 688-7781 / Cell: (404) 247-2424

Pylon Productions, Inc. Contact: Arthur Woodle Tel: (770) 425-4245 /

R2 Design & Creative Contact: Steve Rousso Cell:(404) 786-6508 /

Redshed Creative Co. Contact: Harold Riddle Tel: (678) 773-1098 /

Resonance Marketing Contact: Kathleen Turaski Tel: (404) 377-9689 / Fax: (404) 377-9865

Cecil G. Rice

Contact: Jeffrey B. Gribble Tel: (678) 242-0318 /

Tony Messano

Riley Design Works

j-Nu Creative Works Contact: Jessie Nunez Tel: (678) 584-3803

Jerome Tarpley Design and Illustration Contact: Jerome Tarpley Tel: (770) 928-0237 /

Jill Lynn Design Contact: Jill Anderson, Owner / Designer Tel: (770) 313-9343 / Fax: (404) 601-4850

The Jones Group

The Jones Group is an award-winning Atlanta-based creative agency that specializes in brand positioning, brand identity, digital marketing strategies and lead generation campaigns. Contact: Matt Fasick, Marketing & Sales Director Vicky S. Jones, President Tel: (404) 523-2606 / 342 Marietta Street, Suite 3 / Atlanta, GA 30313

Frequency 650


Contact: Robin Goodfellow Cell:(404) 626-9757 /

Pat Jenkins, Inc.

Contact: Derald Schultz Tel: (678) 985-9981 / Tel: (678) 985-9982

Jane Kelley

Goodfellow & Co.

Contact: Jim Crone Tel: (404) 880-0080 /

Industry Communications

Contact: Tim Bramer Tel: (404) 549-8897 / Contact: Marc Crouch, Creative Director Tel: (678) 637-6415 /

The Partnership | Digital, Advertising, Design

Tel: (404) 303-8120 / Contact: Jake Knapp Tel: (770) 356-0559 /

Cell:(770) 354-0772 /

Tel: (678) 819-5737 /

Misenheimer Creative, Inc.

Contact: Jame A. Riley Cell:(404) 719-0571 /

Contact: Mark Misenheimer Tel: (678) 777-3165 /

Robin Sherman Editorial and Design Services

MMi Creative, Inc.

Contact: Robin Sherman, Principal Tel: (912) 232-6805 /

Contact: Gary Mote, CEO/Sales Tel: (770) 645-2003 /

MOCK, the agency Contact: Rob Broadfoot Tel: (404) 418-5914 / Cell: (404) 931-8015

Dean Motter Tel: (770) 971-9633 /

Neboweb Internet Marketing Contact: Heather Johnson Tel: (404) 885-1201 / Tel: (888) neb-oweb

New Diameter Creative Services, Inc.

RBarken Studio 2 Tel: (404) 401-5498 /

Sage Design Studio Contact: Joel A. Flournoy Tel: (770)265-6797 /

Sara Cowley Design Contact: Sara Cowley Tel: (404) 636-3301 /

Contact: John Clavijo Tel: (770) 317-6355 /

Simple Design Works

Orange Star Design, Inc.

Hot Biscuit Design and Marketing

Orange Star designs for both print and interactive media including logos, websites, brochures, posters, music CDs, t-shirts, event graphics, signage, desktop software applications and more.


Contact: Jodi Hersh Tel: (404) 377-2555 / Cell: (404) 626-0761 4 Grovemont Court / Decatur, GA 30030

Contact: Willie Sewell Tel: (404) 201-2332 / Cell: (404) 259-9080

Ozyp, Inc. Contact: David Ozyp, President Tel: (404) 636-0033 /

Contact: Rick Tel: (404) 435-2422 / Contact: Carol Reinlie Tel: (770) 649-0560 /

Sol Design Contact: Mary Tveit, Partner Tel: (404) 373-0505 /

Stripe Creative Services Contact: Brian Robboy, President/Creative Director Tel: (770) 270-9780 /

Stroud & Associates Contact: Wendy Stroud, President Tel: (770) 645-8424 /

Su Berland Design LLC

Zero-G Creative

Lingonberry Design

Workhorse Productions, Inc.

Contact: Su Berland, Design Director Tel: (678) 560-2718 /

Contact: Erik Wolf Tel: (888) 538-1466 /

Cell:(401) 226-7373 /


Tel: (404) 408-8647 /

Contact: Denise Rosser Tel: (404) 271-5050

Alexander Pollard Inc.

Bill Mayer

Contact: Kiki Pollard Tel: (800) 347-0734 / Tel: (706) 752-0047

Tel: (404) 378-0686 / Fax: (404) 373-1759

Ashley Anderson

Michael Walker Illustration

David Swann Tel: (404) 202-2228 /

T.P. Design, Inc. Contact: Dorothea Taylor, President/Designer Tel: (770) 413-8276 / Tel: (404) 664-5328

THP Graphics Group Contact: Jefferson Riley, CEO Tel: (678) 225-5847 /

Tim Purdy Designs, Inc

Contact: Ashley Anderson :(478) 357-6292 /

BAD Studio Contact: Scott Banks Tel: (404) 881-1977 /

Cell:(404) 216-4227 /

Big Eye Design

Total Graphics, Inc.

Contact: Tony Pouncey Tel: (678) 642-4925 / Fax: (404) 601-6864

Contact: Todd Schmitthenner, Owner/Creative Director Tel: (770) 424-4140 /

Traci with an Eye Graphic Design, LLC Contact: Traci Sampson Tel: (404) 525-9494 /

Tredeau Design Contact: Scott Tredeau Tel: (678) 852-2715 /

Troy King, Inc. Contact: Troy King Tel: (404) 229-2912 /

Unit B Creative Contact: Jon Bradie Tel: (404) 351-3125 /

Veridian Design Group, Ltd. Contact: Andi Counts Tel: (770) 428-0098 /

Vitalian Design, LLC Contact: Maria Palladino Tel: (678) 528-2000 /

Wages Design Contact: Robert Wages, Executive Creative Director Tel: (404) 876-0874 /

Barry Waldman

Bill Blount Design Contact: Bill Blount Tel :(678) 525-4257 /

Mark Braught Tel: (706) 336-6694 /

The CAD Drawing Board Contact: Bruce Jones, Designer Tel: (404) 664-6890 /

Dave Clegg

see ad on p. 67

Tel: (770) 887-6306 / 3571 Aaron Sosebee Road / Cumming, GA 30028

Creative Sharks

Contact: Carine Jelinek Tel: (404) 848-1038 /

Wholeteam Enterprises Contact: Kysii Ingram Tel: (888) 755-0036 /

Will Power Creative Contact: Will Taylor Tel: (770) 304-1279 / Cell: (678) 908-4907

Wish Creative, Inc. Contact: John Wieschhaus Cell:(678) 481-9126 /

Working Design Contact: Jude Lindquist, President/Creative Director Tel: (404) 843-1990 /

YellowDog Creative Contact: Tryon Rosser Tel: (404) 271-5050 / Fax: (404) 627-0800

Young & Martin Design Contact: Ed Young, Creative Director/Partner Tel: (404) 237-4957 /


The Notorious Ink Tel: (678) 891-8286 /

Wendy K. OBrien

Tel: (770) 314-0788 /

Rob Ebersol Tel: (404) 687-8889 /

Joseph Epps Jr.

Allen Rabinowitz Tel: (404) 252-6782 /

Cecil G. Rice Contact: Cecil Rice Tel: (678) 819-5737 /

RBarken Studio Bill Rudrow

Contact: Ian Greathead Tel: (770) 640-6517 /

Jerome Tarpley Design and Illustration Contact: Jerome Tarpley Tel: (770) 928-0237 /

John Nelson Illustration

A visual problem solver able to breathe life into text heavy presentations, as well as helping your print, web, and map projects get noticed. Contact: John Nelson, Illustrator Tel: (404) 486-8212 / Fax: (770) 551-3771 5183 Waterford Drive / Atlanta, GA 30338

Laura Knorr

B & S Printing, Inc. Contact: Phil Shirley, CEO & Sales Tel: (770) 448-6987 / Fax: (770) 448-2099

Clash Graphics Contact: Chris Tel: (678) 235-3464 /

Claxton Printing Co.

see ad on p. 68

Fine printed products, talented staff, care and understanding of the final product. Digital, offset and letterpress printing. Storage, fulfillment, display graphics, ad specialties. Award winning work! Contact: Jim Claxton, Sales Tel: (404) 521-0933 / Cell: (404) 218-6387 1835 MacArthur Boulevard / Atlanta, GA 30318

Color Reflections Danger Press Tel: (404) 954-6627 /

Design Type Contact: Sheryl McHugh, President Tel: (770) 338-8801 / Fax: (770) 338-8849

Contact: Dorothea Taylor, President/Designer Tel: (770) 413-8276 / Tel: (404) 664-5328

Digital Picture, Inc.

Traci with an Eye Graphic Design, LLC

Contact: Traci Sampson Tel: (404) 525-9494 /

Sam Flax Art & Design Store see ad on p. 11

Greathead Studio Inc.

Contact: Daneise Archer Tel: (770) 386-2799 / Fax: (770) 386-7662

Strangetoons Studios


Contact: Denise St. John Tel: (770) 623-0699 /

Arco Ideas & Design, Inc.

Contact: Matt Venable, Acct Rep Tel: (404) 352-0352 /

Paper Suppliers

Graphic Persuasion

Contact: Don Trotter, Sales Tel: (770) 934-9228 /

Cell:(706) 429-6592 /

Contact: Donna Johnston, Owner/President Tel: (404) 355-7902 / Contact: Sheryl Nelson Tel: (404) 636-2483 /

American Printing Finishers

Tel: (770) 528-9977 /

Elaine Dillard

Tel: (706) 336-6694 / 66

Contact: Jamal Otolorin Tel: (404) 732-3402 /

T.P. Design, Inc.

Finished Art

White Tangerine

Moxie Joe

Contact: David Strandquest Tel: (770) 457-3455 /

Watson Design

Cell:(770) 990-6365 /

Contact: Michael Walker Tel: (678) 665-2187 / Fax: (770) 459-5019

Contact: Waitsel Smith, Owner Tel: (770) 623-9763 / sharksmith@creativesharks. com

Tel: (404) 351-7691 /

Richard White

Printing Companies see ad on p. 48

Tel: (404) 401-5498 /

Tel: (770) 345-2416 / Cell: (770) 842-6034 Cell:(404) 545-1977 /

Jay Marsh

Copy Paper, Color Copy Paper, Envelopes, Fine Stationery, Custom Printing, Exotic & Decorative Papers, Seamless Background Paper, and Office Supplies. Same and Next Day Delivery. Contact: Valerie Love Tel: (404) 352-7200 / Fax: (404) 350-9728 Tel: (800) 726-3529 1745 Peachtree Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30309

Print Production Management/Brokers Gemini Media

see ad on p. 29

Digital Picture is a premier digital imaging and wide format digital art and ink jet printing company specializing in wide format printing and mounting. Contact: Owen Thompson, Nils Thompson Tel: (404) 355-3400 / Fax: (404) 815-0559 1670 Northeast Expressway, Suite C Atlanta, GA 30329

Double Take Creative Contact: Amy Panzer, Art Director Tel: (678) 538-8331 /

Fast Printing Contact: Andrew Curry Tel: (770) 458-7454 / Fax: (770) 458-4760

Fuse Graphics Contact: Jim Carlin Tel: (770) 499-7777 /

Contact: Brigitte Cutshall Tel: (770) 966-1478 /


Georgia Litho

Greater Georgia Printers, Inc.

Tel: (404) 454-6004 /

Contact: Steve Baylor Tel: (678) 680-7386 / Fax: (678) 935-5085

Contact: Marion Montgomery Tel: (706) 208-8800 /

Nancy Perry

Hydesign, Inc.

Tel/Fax:(770) 752-9753 /

Printing Plus Contact: Toni Acree Tel: (770) 552-8503 / Fax: (770) 587-5090

Contact: Jay Hyde, CEO Tel: (678) 395-7378 /

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770-887-6306 •

Blackhawk Marketing, LLC Contact: Brenda Marshall, President/CEO Tel: (404) 299-2450 /

The Brand Renovator Michael Clark

T H A L I A, Ink.

Contact: Paul Glickstein Tel: (404) 329-0206 / AT L A N TA , G E O R G I A 3 0 3 1 8 404.521.0933 W




Creative Kaleidoscope Contact: Karenlie Riddering Tel: (678) 206-1801 /

Paul Glickstein Tel: (404) 329-0206 /


200 line screen digitally integrated offset featuring the KBA 74Karat Waterless Press with CTP. Exceptional quality, quick turnaround, and fair prices. Pick-up and delivery. Contact: Jim Thompson, President Tel: (404) 605-0400 /


see ad on p. 45

Overnight digital print. Online quotes, proofs, job & file submissions. HP/Indigo, Heidelberg, Xerox printing. Banners & posters. Large flatbed printing all substrates. Digitally driven router. Photographic services. Contact: Customer Service Tel: (404) 351-5800 / Tel: (800) 232-5411 1575 Northside Drive, Bldg 400, Suite 490 Atlanta, GA 30318

Keystone Press

Sam Flax Art & Design Store see ad on p. 11

The Paperie at Sam Flax offers custom printing stationery and invites, through various print methods such as Laser, Lithography, Thermography, Blind Embossing, Engraving, and LetterPress. Contact: Valerie Love Tel: (404) 352-7200 / Fax: (404) 350-9728 Tel: (800) 726-3529 1745 Peachtree Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30309

THP Graphics Group Contact: Jefferson Riley, CEO Tel: (678) 225-5847 /

Tri-C Contact: Ryan Carroll, Sales Executive Tel: (404) 766-2878 / Fax: (404) 766-2879

Trinity Press Contact: Joe Dye, President Tel: (770) 248-1964 / Fax: (770) 248-1013

Walton Media Services

Contact: Bill Hampton, Sales Tel: (770) 458-3174 / Fax: (770) 986-0841

Contact: Randolph Camp, CEO Tel: (770) 267-0022 / Fax: (770) 266-6505

Lewis Color

Walton Press, Inc.

Goodfellow & Co. Contact: Robin Goodfellow Cell:(404) 626-9757 /

Goolrick Group Contact: Faye Goolrick Tel: (404) 633-2646 /

Samantha Gregory, Copywriter Contact: Samantha Gregory Tel: (404) 939-6179

Knope Communications, Inc. Contact: David Knope Tel: (404) 435-8475 /

Helen Kopp Cell:(706) 296-3551 /

Linda Powers Creative Cell:(678) 983-7227 / Tel: (770) 781-8198

MarketPower Contact: Joel Alpert, President Tel: (404) 636-5635 /

Morning Cigar Contact: Bradley Jacobsen, Writer Tel: (678) 595-7019 /

Contact: Thomas Lewis Tel: (800) 346-0371 / Tel: (912) 681-6824

Contact: Belinda Kostelec Tel: (770) 267-2596 /

Jo Odio

New London Communications


Kirsten Palladino

Contact: James Mattison Tel: (404) 455-0899 / Fax: (770) 442-1485

PressCo Printing Contact: Bob Muller Tel: (770) 984-1000 /

Printing Plus Contact: Toni Acree Tel: (770) 552-8503 / Fax: (770) 587-5090

Professional Photo Resources, Inc. see ad on p. 56

Professional Photo Resources provides professional quality Real Photo prints, Giclee prints & Hasselblad X-5 film scans from customer originals. Visit www. to get started. Contact: David Fields Tel: (404) 885-1885 / Fax: (404) 885-9706 667 11th Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30318

Rush Flyers Contact: Jason Tel: (866) 781-7874 /

John Atwood B.L. Hickman and Associates, Inc.

The Professional Edge

Contact: Bobby L. Hickman Tel: (770) 529-9189 / Cell: (404) 429-1009 4604 Cantle Court NW / Acworth, GA 30101

Badaracco Padgett Writing Contact: Carol Badaracco - Padgett Tel: (678) 398-7269 / Cell: (770) 364-5613

Pattie Baker

Contact: Jake Pollard Tel: (404) 816-0999 / Fax: (404) 574-2397 Contact: Terry Wynne Tel: (770) 939-4367 /

Allen Rabinowitz Tel: (404) 252-6782 /

Robin Sherman Editorial and Design Services Contact: Robin Sherman, Principal Tel: (912) 232-6805 /

ROTH copywriting

Tel: (770) 481-0439 /

Contact: Robert Roth Tel: (404) 325-0650 /

Jennifer Ballentine

See Janet Reed. See Janet Write.

Tel: (404) 875-7558 /

Barrineau Creative Services Contact: Bob Barrineau, Owner Cell:(404) 384-2893 / Contact: Joe Cruz Tel: (404) 357-0301 /


Cell:(404) 314-2672 /

Pollard Creative, Inc.

BigSwitch Creative Group


Tel: (770) 449-0146 /

Tel: (678) 643-8468 /

Freelance business and travel journalist, copywriter, ghostwriter.

Steven Knapp Communications Contact: Steven Knapp Tel: (678) 524-0027



Tel: (770) 514-8788 / Fax: (770) 514-0342

Contact: Linda Travis Tel: (404) 325-7959 / Tel: (678) 699-0419 /

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Nancy Spraker

Contact: Janet Reed, Writer Tel: (404) 724-9092 /

Solutions in Writing Contact: Christin Whittington Tel: (404) 406-5204

Contact: Thomas Kaye Tel: (404) 705-9624 / Cell: (404) 626-3709

Tastemaker Communications

Strong copywriting commands attention and gets results. Our words attract investors, win customers, drive sales and spark fundraising. If words matter to you, Contact: us. Contact: Reid Davis Tel: (347) 404-5112 / Cell: (404) 441-3228 410 Maynard Terr. SE, Suite 100 / Atlanta, GA 30316

Miss Bee for Voice Overs Contact: Benita Ellena Tel: (678) 810-0958 / Cell: (678) 471-4055

Wilkes Communications Contact: Barbara Wilkes Tel: (404) 249-6697 / Fax: (404) 393-2080

WORDz, LLC Contact: Georgia Dzurica Tel: (404) 892-1014 /

Zebra Communications Contact: Bobbie Christmas Tel: (770) 924-0528 / Cell: (404) 433-7507

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Event Venues......................................................... 72 Exhibit and Display................................................ 72 Florists.................................................................. 72 Interior Designers.................................................. 72 Modeling and Talent Agencies................................ 72 Party Rentals and Supplies..................................... 73 Prop Suppliers....................................................... 73 Specialty Items...................................................... 73 Transportation Rentals.......................................... 73 Voice-Over Talent................................................... 73 Web Hosting.......................................................... 73

Animal Talent Zoo Atlanta Contact: Lori Brown, Marketing Tel:(404) 624-9453 /

Associations AIGA Atlanta

AIGA, the professional association for design, stimulates thinking about design, demonstrates the value of design and empowers the success of designers throughout their careers. 2221 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite D #608 Atlanta, GA 30309

American Marketing Association: Atlanta Chapter

AMA Atlanta is the premier source for marketing information for Atlanta’s community of marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, and direct marketing professionals across all markets. Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel:(404) 630-4643 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

Atlanta Ad Club

Atlanta Ad Club’s mission: To advance and enrich the Atlanta advertising community by acting as a catalyst for idea exchange, professional development, and creative energy. Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel:(404) 626-6975 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association

Providing the Atlanta interactive marketing community a place to network, share, & learn about proven leading-edge interactive strategies and tactics. Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel:(770) 381-9616 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

Freelance Forum

see ad on this page

Find creative talent--writers, designers, art directors, illustrators, photographers, videographers, web, multimedia, marketing and PR specialists-at Atlanta’s only organization for independent freelance professionals. Contact: Su Berland Tel:(404) 314-6359 /

Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia

Showcase Photo & Video see ad on p. 13

see ad on p. 57

PIAG educates the public about the importance of print in successful cross-media applications and provides educational resources to everyone with a stake in print.

The Showcase School is Atlanta’s choice for adulteducation photography classes. We also offer specialized seminars and workshops in the Showcase Experience Center, as well as personalized instruction on an hourly basis.

Contact: Rachel Ann Shattah, EVP Membership Relations Ashley Lenz, Marketing Manager Tel:(770) 433-3050 / Tel: (800) 288-1894 Fax: (770) 433-3062 5020 Highlands Parkway / Smyrna, GA 30082

Contact: Jan Fields, School Director John Williams, General Manager Tel:(404) 325-7676 / Tel: (800) 886-1976 2323 Cheshire Bridge Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30324

Association planners Association Planners of Georgia (APG)

Association Planners of Georgia (APG) takes the “worry” out of the detailed planning necessary for your meeting or special event, whether for 30 or 3,000. Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel:(770) 381-9616 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

Art Schools and Workshops Atlanta Film Festival 365 Contact: Charles Judson, Communications Director Tel:(404) 352-4225 /

Atlanta Film Festival 365 Contact: Charles Judson, Communications Director Tel:(404) 352-4225 /

The Center for Puppetry Arts Contact: Daniel Summers, Jr., Marketing Director Tel:(404) 873-3089 /

Portfolio Center Contact: Hank Richardson, President Tel:(404) 351-5055 / Fax: (404) 355-8838


A private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s & master’s degrees at distinctive locations & online preparing talented students for professional careers, offering degrees in more than 40 majors. Tel:(877) 722-3285 / Tel: (404) 253-2700 1600 Peachtree Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30309

see ad on p. 57

Atlanta’s best resource for all of the lights, mics, rigs, lenses and audio equipment you will need to get high quality photos & videos. Contact: John Williams, General Manager Kenny Crysler, Video Manager Frank Zamor, Professional Sales Tel:(404) 325-7676 / Tel: (800) 886-1976 2323 Cheshire Bridge Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30324

Staging Directions Production Services

Art Supplies

Tel:(770) 409-9909 / Fax: (770) 409-0277

Sam Flax Art & Design Store see ad on p. 11

Drafting & architecture supplies, paints, brushes, canvas, custom framing, art markers, color pencils, exotic papers, background paper, foam board, gator board, matt board, tapes/adhesives. Contact: Valerie Love Tel:(404) 352-7200 / Fax: (404) 350-9728 Tel: (800) 726-3529 1745 Peachtree Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30309

Audio Visual and Lighting Equipment Atlanta Sound and Lighting Contact: Scott Waterbury Tel:(770) 455-7695 /

Blue Media Supply, Inc

Showcase Photo & Video

see ad on p. 15

Blue Media Supply is an authorized dealer for professional video tape - all formats, A/V equipment & supplies. Located in Atlanta, in-stock orders ship same day.

Caterers Agave Restaurant

see ad on p. 71

Let us spoil your clients with our award-winning eclectic Southwestern dishes that appeal to all tastes & styles. AGAVE, named the Best Southwestern Restaurant in Atlanta. Contact: Jack Sobel, Owner Tel:(404) 588-0006 / 242 Boulevard SE / Atlanta, GA 30312

Avalon Catering

see ad on p. 71

Specializing in creating local, sustainable menus for all types of events. We provide craft services, staff meals & can handle special dietary requests, food styling & more. Contact: Cathy Conway, Owner Tel:(404) 728-0770 / 2191-D Briarcliff Road / Atlanta, GA 30329

Bold American Events

Contact: Josh Stover Tel:(404) 622-6709 / Fax: (404) 622-1008 3511 Church Street, Suite F Atlanta (Clarkston), GA 30021

Contact: Stacy Zeigler, Director of Sales Tel:(404) 815-1178 / Fax: (678) 302-3230

Comprehensive Technical Group, Inc. see ad on p. 1

Contact: Carolyn Hoyte Cell:(678) 481-0998 / Tel: (404) 969-6701

Divine Decadent Catering & Event Planning

CTG delivers professional solutions with audio, video, non-linear equipment, custom engineering & integration services, installation, world-class service, maintenance & support.

La Paz, Inc

Contact: John Bluhm, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Tel:(404) 352-3000 / Fax: (404) 352-2962 2030 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 130 Atlanta, GA 30339

Meat Me At The Grill Catering


As a complete entertainment company, edg has AV and a lot of it. From DL-3’s moving lights to Meyers line arrays - we are the professional’s choice. Contact: Steve Guy Tel:(770) 480-7837 / Fax: (678) 945-2392 7115 Oak Ridge Parkway / Austell, GA 30168

Niche Video Products, Inc. Contact: Anne Fowler Tel:(770) 499-1899 / Fax: (770) 499-1897

Contact: Dixie, Owner Tel:(770) 801-0020 /

Contact: Chef Chris Disroe Tel:(678) 499-4414 / Cell: (404) 819-3316

The Perfect Bartender Contact: ReShanda Seymour Tel:(678) 531-0829

Red Velvet Catering & Events Contact: Angela R. Foster, Caterer/Event Planner Tel:(770) 855-9672 /

Sol Catering

see ad on p. 74

South by Southwest & beyond….We are not the oldest or the biggest but the bottom line is, we specialize in delicious food. Serving from 50 to 700. Contact: David Waller Tel:(404) 805-6589 /



Wonder Cakes Atlanta Contact: Josh Erdman Tel:(404) 578-0048 /

Computer Support Services 3 Alarm Fire, Inc.

Computer Training Resources, Inc. Contact: Joan Shumaker Tel:(770) 551-0571 /

Instructive Media Contact: Holly Mullins Cell:(404) 446-6085 /

Contact: David LaMarca Tel:(404) 816-6047 /

Creative Staffing and Resources

AAA NL Shipping Technologies & Supplies

addONE Marketing Solutions

Contact: Nancy Gastel Cell:(770) 578-1067 /

Computer Training Resources, Inc. Contact: Joan Shumaker Tel:(770) 551-0571 /

Steve Eberhart Contact: Steve Eberhart Tel:(404) 366-3660 /

Maestro IT Services Contact: Alan Dobkin, President Tel:(678) 254-4055 / Fax: (678) 254-4055

Ripple IT

Ripple has been supporting cross-platform networks since long before it was cool. Macs, PCs, and all the stuff in between. Contact: Mike Landman, President Tel:(404) 994-3428 / 530 Means St. NW Suite 105 / Atlanta, GA 30318

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Contact: Chris Clay Tel:(404) 352-0900 / Cell: (404) 488-8364

Southeastern Computer Associates, LLC

Contact: Melissa Packman Tel:(770) 321-6372 /

Ask Guy Tucker, Inc. Contact: Guy Tucker Tel:(404) 303-7177 / Fax: (404) 303-0136

The Creative Group Contact: Amy Chestnut, Division Director Tel:(404) 846-8070

Hire Profile, Inc.

Tel:(678) 412-1402 /

Association Planners of Georgia (APG) takes the “worry� out of the detailed planning necessary for your meeting or special event, whether for 30 or 3,000.

Contact: Nancy Bailey, President Tel:(404) 806-2285 /

Contact: Susan Stottlemyer Tel:(770) 381-9616 / Fax: (678) 302-7635 1054 Redwood Drive / Norcross, GA 30093

Randstad Technical & Creative

Avalon Catering

Contact: Jim Stephanopoulos Tel:(770) 956-9337

Will Sumpter Associates Contact: Will Sumpter Tel:(770) 460-8438 / Fax: (770) 460-8943

Event Planners 200 Peachtree Contact: Alan Urich Tel:(678) 420-3408 / Fax: (404) 736-3639

Contact: Mike Grier / Cell:(404) 444-7302

Tech Genius

Association Planners of Georgia (APG)

Avalanche Entertainment Tel:(770) 751-0000

see ad on this page

Contact: Marlene Colon Tel:(770) 394-1292 / Cell: (678) 358-8331

The Foundry at Puritan Mill Contact: Kristin St. Hilaire, Sales Executive Tel:(404) 962-8702 /

Frank Relations Contact: Lisa Frank Tel:(404) 255-8567 /

Kaplan Graphics

Specializing in creating local, sustainable menus for all types of events. We provide craft services, staff meals & can handle special dietary requests, food styling & more.

Contact: Robert Kaplan Tel:(770) 475-7671 /

Contact: Cathy Conway, Owner Tel:(404) 728-0770 / 2191-D Briarcliff Road / Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact: Richard Tel:(404) 231-0200 /

The Biltmore Ballrooms Contact: McKenzie Lopez Tel:(404) 962-8713 /

Buckhead Theatre Contact: Kate Zimmer, Sales Tel:(404) 891-6170 /

Computer Training

Divine Decadent Catering & Event Planning

3 Alarm Fire, Inc.

Contact: Carolyn Hoyte Cell:(678) 481-0998 / Tel: (404) 969-6701

Contact: David LaMarca Tel:(404) 816-6047 /

Events Atlanta Etc.

Presenting Atlanta

Red Velvet Catering & Events Contact: Angela R. Foster, Caterer/Event Planner Tel:(770) 855-9672 /

Simply the Best Events, Inc. Tel:(404) 699-7456 /

Strategic Events Contact: Scott Gilmore Tel:(770) 379-9334 /

trinity productions | theo tyson Contact: Theo Tyson Tel:(866) 297-2261 / Cell: (404) 914-7870



Event Venues

GET LISTED in the 2013

Georgia Film & Television Sourcebook!

Heeney Co., Inc. Contact: David Rayment Tel:(404) 351-0000 / Fax: (404) 351-3384

The Biltmore Ballrooms

Midtown Atlanta. Two European-style ballrooms, hardwood floors, handcrafted plaster ceilings, stately columns, crystal chandeliers, palladian windows, & beautiful courtyard. Also used for catering area for extras.Midtown Atlanta.

Petals A Florist

Contact: McKenzie Lopez Tel:(404) 962-8713 / 817 West Peachtree Street, NW / Atlanta, GA 30308

Your Floral Matters

Buckhead Theatre

Contact: Kate Zimmer, Sales Tel:(404) 891-6170 / 3110 Roswell Road / Atlanta, GA 30305

The Foundry at Puritan Mill

An historic warehouse event space which has a metropolitan tone with window walls on three sides, tall original pine ceilings and exposed brick walls. Contact: Kristin St. Hilaire, Sales Executive Tel:(404) 962-8702 / 916 Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, NW Atlanta, GA 30318

Exhibit and Display Color Reflections Contact: Doug Swanson, Display Consultant Tel:(404) 352-0352 /

Goolrick Group Contact: Faye Goolrick Tel:(404) 633-2646 /


see ad on p. 45

Overnight digital print. Online quotes, proofs, job & file submissions. HP/Indigo, Heidelberg, Xerox printing. Banners & posters. Large flatbed printing all substrates. Digitally driven router. Photographic services. Contact: Customer Service Tel:(404) 351-5800 / Tel: (800) 232-5411 1575 Northside Drive, Bldg 400, Suite 490 Atlanta, GA 30318


Interior Designers Cheryl Draa Interiors Designs Tel:(770) 429-1929 / Fax: (770) 429-0977

Myra Simpson Tel:(770) 895-5699 /

Nandina Home & Design Contact: John Ishmael, Owner Tel:(404) 521-9303 /

Redefined Home Boutique Contact: David Tel:(404) 815-7250

Modeling and Talent Agencies About Faces Models & Talent Contact: Lesa Rummell-LaForce Tel:(404) 233-2006 / Fax: (404) 237-2578

Atlanta Models & Talent, Inc.

Over fifty years of providing credentialed performers for principal roles in motion pictures, television, corporate video, live industrial, voiceover, print and radio & television commercials.

Productions and Concerts, Inc.

Babes ‘N Beaus Model/Talent Agency

Barry Waldman


Contact: Martin Kemp, Jeanna Bailey Tel:(404) 630-0044 / Tel: (404) 840-3664 892 Jefferson Street NW / Atlanta, GA 30318

Contact: Sarah Carpenter, Susan Fronsoe Tel:(404) 261-9627 / Fax: (404) 231-5410 3091 Maple Drive NE, Suite 320 / Atlanta, GA 30305

Tel:(770) 507-2821 /

VISIT or call 404.633.1779 to GET LISTED!

Floral Matters creates exceptional floral elements. Clients include: Real Housewives of Atlanta , Vampire Diaries ,ABC Family Channel, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Ritz Carlton, Biltmore Ballrooms.

Contact: Andi Kulp, Vice President Tel:(770) 227-4002 / Tel: (800) 352-7212

Phase One Design Services Inc.

Final Listing Deadline: Oct. 14

Contact: Tim Miller Tel:(404) 350-8108 / Cell: (404) 731-6025

Contact: Linda Rutledge Tel:(770) 928-5832 / Fax: (770) 928-1253

Tel:(770) 345-2416 / Cell: (770) 842-6034

The Burns Agency, Inc.

Wizards Sign Studio, Inc

Contact: Rona L. Burns Tel:(404) 303-8995 / Fax: (336) 744-5039

Contact: Robert Bretschneider, Owner Tel:(770) 271-2727 /

East Coast Talent Agency

Florists Adaptation Floral Design

Contact: Barbara Garvey Tel:(404) 660-7709 / Fax: (706) 295-7527

Houghton Talent, Inc.

Tel:(404) 577-1910

Contact: Mystie Buice Tel:(404) 603-9454 / Fax: (404) 603-9456

Fresh Structures, A Floral Atelier

J Pervis Talent Agency

Contact: Charmagne Ringo, Owner Tel:(404) 752-7544 / Cell: (770) 502-5413

Contact: Jayme Pervis Tel:(404) 688-9700 / Tel: (818) 237-5760

Modern Models, Inc. Contact: John Page, CEO Tel:(404) 783-3464 /

People Store, Inc. / Hot Shot Kids

Celebrating 25+ years, People Store & Hot Shot Kids continues to provide premier talent for feature films, TV, episodics, commercials, radio, corporate films, live events & print. Contact: Rebecca Shrager, Brenda Pauley, Jen Kelley Tel:(404) 874-6448 / 645 Lambert Drive / Atlanta, GA 30324

Presence Models & Talent Contact: Kitty Bundy, Owner Tel:(404) 348-4232 / Fax: (404) 348-4253

Real People Model and Talent -Kiddin Around Contact: Margo Gabriel, Print and Broadcast director Tel:(404) 350-4145 x 15 / Tel: (404) 350-4145x16

Talent Network - Atlanta Contact: Randall Edwards Tel:(404) 303-1117 / Cell: (678) 982-8271

Party Rentals and Supplies

RJR Props

see ad on this page

Computer room sets, mainframes, exotic sci-fi, scientific equipment, control panels, medical props, military props, office sets: desks, telephones, monitors, faxes, copiers. Retail sets, cash registers. Anything electronic!

RJR Props

Contact: Rich “RJ” Rappaport Tel:(404) 349-7600 / 5300 Westpark Drive, SW, Suite B / Atlanta, GA 30336

(404) 349-7600 We have thousands of props in stock, and we can custom design anything you might need.

The Sawdust Shack Contact: Richie Burns Tel:(912) 754-4089 /

Specialty Items The Black Art Depot Contact: Roy Tel:(678) 916-6545 /

The IceBox Contact: Jordy Gamson Tel:(404) 460-1275 /

iFundie Contact: Steven Otu, Owner Tel:(770) 330-9356 /

Okarma @ Watson Gallery


Carey Executive Limousine

Miss Bee for Voice Overs

Contact: Dennis DeLoatch, General Manager Tel:(404) 223-2000 / Fax: (404) 653-9883

Contact: Benita Ellena Tel:(678) 810-0958 / Cell: (678) 471-4055

Hennessy Transportation

VoiceMaster Ltd.

Contact: Kirkley Hennessy Tel:(770) 667-8788

Hertz Entertainment Services

Balloons Over Atlanta

Tel:(404) 874-9461 /

Contact: Jess Forester, Branch Manager Cell:(770) 231-4905 / Tel: (404) 762-5636

Contact: Brian Rubenstein, President Tel:(404) 231-3090 / Fax: (404) 231-3096

Panoply Interior Design

Limo In

Classic Party Rentals Contact: Glenda Thompson, Sales Manager Tel:(404)759-0785 / Fax: (404)351-7471

The Rental Place Contact: John, Owner Tel:(770) 594-9000 /

Shaw Event & Tent Rental Contact: Randy, Owner Tel:(404) 496-5207 /

Prop Suppliers All About Props, LLC Contact: Ted Morrow Tel:(770) 934-0550 / Cell: (770) 634-5555

Anadol Rug & Home Contact: Ummi, Owner Tel:(404) 350-8558 /

Authentique Contact: Candi McElhannon, Owner Tel:(404) 428-6740 /

The Black Art Depot Contact: Roy Tel:(678) 916-6545 /

Huff Furniture Tel:(404) 261-7636 /

Nandina Home & Design Contact: John Ishmael, Owner Tel:(404) 521-9303 /

Contact: Murray Parks, Owner Tel:(770) 251-4557 /

Productions and Concerts, Inc.

Contact: Scott Tel:(678) 777-7770 /

Voice-Over Talent

Contact: James Wagner Tel:(770) 507-2821

A VOICE Above the Crowd

The Moog Gallery

Contact: Karen Commins Tel:(770) 712-4767 /

Contact: Kat & Erik Washburn, Owner Tel:(404) 668-9678 /

John Atwood Tel:(678) 643-8468 /

The Perfect Bartender Contact: ReShanda Seymour Tel:(678) 531-0829

Megan Bridges

Total Graphics, Inc.

Creative Kaleidoscope

Contact: Anne Schmitthenner Tel:(770) 424-4140 /

Wonder Cakes Atlanta Tel:(404) 578-0048 /

Transportation Rentals American Van Rental

eThree Media Contact: Eric Darling Tel:(912) 238-1933 / Cell: (912) 844-5855

FAT Creative Contact: Jeanette Folkes Tel:(678) 453-6812 /

Frequency 650 Contact: Marc Crouch, Creative Director Tel:(678) 637-6415 /

Maestro IT Services Contact: Alan Dobkin, President Tel:(678) 254-4055 / Fax: (678) 254-4055

Contact: Karenlie Riddering Tel:(678) 206-1801 /

Ingo Studios Contact: Steven Mitchell Cell:(770) 363-3330 /

Dick Klinger Tel:(404) 875-7083 / Tel: (404) 822-9321

Deborah Reece

Contact: Meryl Healy Cell:(404) 510-0602 / Fax: (678) 639-1451 4684 Frontage Road / Atlanta, GA 30297

Contact: Joey Stuckey, Producer/Engineer Tel:(478) 742-7956 /

Contact: Thomas Tel:(770) 751-0000

Web Hosting

Contact: Megan Bridges Cell:(919) 637-2163 /

American Van Rental is the Southeast’s leader in van, truck, minibus and SUV rentals. Specializing in daily & weekly rentals & short-term leases. Special production rates offered.

Avalanche Entertainment

Contact: Jay Sawyer Tel:(404) 384-5107 /

Cell:(706) 248-4877 /

Shadow Sound Studio

Tasha Talks Contact: Tasha Johnson Tel:(678) 469-2356 /



Full service catering for your next production. 404.805.6589 • 404.853.3239

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A AAA Nancy Gastel Realty Advisors�������������������������56 AAA NL Shipping Technologies & Supplies�������71 Abell Images��������������������������� 56, 59 About Faces Models & Talent���72 Abrupt Media���������������������������������51 Accent Graphics, Inc.�������������������64 Adaptation Floral Design�����������72 addONE Marketing Solutions��71 Adventure Advertising, LLC������50 Advertising Photographers of America, Atlanta Chapter56 Aerial Innovations of GA, Inc.���56 After Midnight Design����������������64 AFX Studios, Inc.�������������������� 56, 58 Agave Restaurant�������������������������70 AIGA Atlanta�����������������������������������70 Airtight Designs��������������������� 52, 64 Alexander Pollard Inc.���������� 64, 66 Alex Jones Photography������������56 All About Props, LLC��������������������73 Allen Creative�������������������������� 50, 64 ALPS Studios & Labs��������������������56 American Printing Finishers�����66 American Van Rental�������������������73 Ames Scullin O’Haire�������������������50 Anadol Rug & Home��������������������73

Anderson, Ashley��������������������������66 Anderson Jones PR����������������������52 Andrew Horne Photography����56 Andy Allen Photography�����������56 Arco Ideas & Design, Inc.������������66 Arnaz Photography����������������������56 Artagrafik�����������������������������������������64 Artemis Creative���������������������������50 Artistic Image������������������� 51, 57, 64 Art Photo/Video Productions���56 Ask Guy Tucker, Inc.���������������������71 Association Planners of Georgia�������������������� 50, 70, 71 A Studio�������������������������������������������59 Atlanta Ad Club�����������������������������70 Atlanta Film Festival 365������������70 Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association�����������70 Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters, Inc. ��������������������59 Atlanta Models & Talent, Inc.����72����������������������59 Atlanta Sound and Lighting�����70 ATL Locations���������������������������������56 Atwood, John�������������������������� 68, 73 Authentique�����������������������������������73 Avalanche Entertainment�� 71, 73 Avalon Catering��������������������� 70, 71 AVID Design����������������������������� 59, 64 A Voice Above the Crowd����������73 Azul Arc������������������������������������� 51, 64

Babes ‘N Beaus Model/Talent Agency������������72 Badaracco Padgett Writing�������68 BAD Studio������������������������������� 64, 66 Baker, Pattie �����������������������������������68 Ballentine, Jennifer����������������������68 Balloons Over Atlanta�����������������73 BAM! Direct, Inc.����������������������������50 Barbizon Lighting Company - Atlanta������������������56 Bard Wrisley Photography���������57 Barrineau Creative Services50, 68 Bart Patton Productions�������������56 Bass Designs, Inc.��������������������������64 Basset & Becker Advertising�����50 BauerHaus Creative���������������������50 BCHORD�������������������������������������������50 Beck���������������������������������������������������64 Bigelow Advertising/ Thomas G. Bigelow���������� 50, 64 Big Eye Design������������������������ 64, 66 BigSwitch Creative Group�� 57, 68 Bill Blount Design������������������ 64, 66 Billy Howard Photography��������57 Biltmore Ballrooms, The ����� 71, 72 BKV, Inc.��������������������������������������������50 Black Art Depot, The �������������������73 BlackBoxAtl�������������������������������������59 Blackhawk Marketing, LLC� 50, 68 B.L. Hickman and Associates, Inc.�������������������������68 Blue Media Supply, Inc���������������70 Blue Sky Agency�������������������� 50, 64 B. Massey Photographers����������57



Bobby Thornton Photographic Artistry������������57 Bobi Dimond Creative Photography������������57 Bold American Events�����������������70 BON Photography������������������������57 Boris Photography, Inc.��������������57 Boss Group, The��������������������� 51, 64 Brad Newton Photography�������57 Brand Renovator, The����������� 51, 68 Braught, Mark �������������������������������66 Breen Smith Advertising������������50 Brian Woodcock Photography Inc.���������������������57 Bridges, Megan���������������������� 58, 73 Brinkmann, Ulrich ����������������� 57, 58 Brunner��������������������������������������������50 Bryan Willy Photography�����������57 B & S Printing, Inc.�������������������������66 Buckhead On-site Photography�����������������������������57 Buckhead Theatre����������������� 71, 72 Bull’s Eye Creative Communications, LLC����� 51, 64 Burns Agency, Inc., The���������������72

C CAD Drawing Board, The ��� 64, 66 CA Graphic Design���������������� 50, 64 Camera Ready Production Services�� 58, 59, 64 Capture Integration���������������������56 Carabetta Hayden Design���������64 Carey Executive Limousine�������73 Center for Puppetry Arts, The��70 76


Charles Huguley Photography57 Cheryl Draa Interiors Designs��72 Christina Wingfield����������������������64 CJOESHOOT������������������������������������57 Clark, Michael��������������������������������68 Clash Graphics�������������������������������66 Classic Party Rentals��������������������73 Claxton Printing Co.���������������������66 Clegg, Dave�������������������������������������66 Coker, Stacey����������������������������������56 Color Reflections������������� 64, 66, 72 communications 21, inc.����� 51, 52 Comprehensive Technical Group, Inc.����������������������������������70 COMPRO Productions, Inc.��������57 Computer Training Resources, Inc.��������������������������71 Conceptualize It, Inc������������� 51, 52 Connaughton Photography���������������������� 57, 58 Copyopolis��������������������������������������68 Craig Bromley Photography�����57 Cranberry Blue Websites & Logos��������������������64 Crawford/Mikus Design, Inc.������������������ 51, 52, 64 Creative Concepts Advertising64 Creative Group, The ��������������������71 Creative Kaleidoscope��������� 68, 73 Creative Marketing/ Consulting�������������������������� 51, 52 Creative Sharks����������������������� 64, 66 Creative Sources Photography, Inc.��������������������57 Creaxion������������������������������������ 51, 52

Cresta Communications�������������51 CREWS Inc.������������������������������� 56, 61

D DAEMONpictures�������������������������57 Dallas Creative������������������������ 64, 65 daltonagency���������������������������������50 Danger Press��������������������������� 65, 66 Daniel B. Foster������������������������������59 David Batley Photography & Design�������������������������������������57 David Smith Studio����������������������57 Davidson & Company���������� 57, 64 David Southard Photography��������������������� 57, 64 Davis Advertising, Inc.��������� 50, 51 Davis Design�����������������������������������65 DayC Photography���������������� 57, 64 DENMARK, the agency�������� 50, 51 Design Company, The�����������������65 Designers Hair and Makeup Studio������������������������56 Designhead, Inc.���������������������������65 DesignJul, L.L.C.���������������������� 51, 65 Design Seven, Inc.������������������������65 Design That Works Communications, Inc.����� 51, 65 Design Type������������������������������������66 Digital Picture, Inc.���������������� 64, 66 Digital Sidekicks����������������������������64 Dillard, Elaine���������������������������������66 di Prima, Denise��������������������� 59, 61 Divine Decadent Catering & Event Planning�������������� 70, 71 DiVitale Photography������������������57

DL Photography����������������������������57 Double Take Creative����������� 65, 66 Do Your Great Work���������������������51 Dynamic Digital Designs, Inc.����������������������� 52, 65

E East Coast Talent Agency�����������72 Eberhart, Steve������������������������������71 Ebersol, Rob ���������������������������� 65, 66 Ed C. Thompson Photography�57 Edelman�������������������������������������������52 edg��������������������������������������� 56, 59, 70 EdwardJettDesign������������������������65 Ed Wolkis Photography��������������57 Engage A+D���������������������������� 64, 65 EOS Marketing & Communications, Inc.����� 50, 52 Ephelis Agency������������������������������52 Epps Jr., Joseph ����������������������������66 Ericnine��������������������������������������������65 Ernest Washington Studios57, 61 Esprit Creative��������������������������������50 eThree Media������������������� 52, 57, 73 EUE/Screen Gems Studios���������61 Events Atlanta Etc.������������������������71 Evoke Design���������������������������������65

F Fast Printing������������������������������������66 FAT Creative����������������������������� 65, 73 Finished Art����������������������������� 65, 66 Firefly Creative, Inc.��������������� 51, 65 Fisch, Charlene �����������������������������56 Fitzgerald+CO��������������������������������50

Fletcher Portrait Artist����������������57 Fluidvision, Inc.������������������������������58 Fobart Fotography�����������������������57 Forero Design LLC������������������������65 Foundry Agency, The����������� 51, 65 Foundry at Puritan Mill, The ������������������������������� 71, 72 Frank Relations����������������������� 52, 71 Freddy O������������������������������������������57 Fred Gerlich Photography���������57 Freebairn & Company���������� 50, 52 Freelance Forum���������������������������70 Frequency 650����������������� 52, 65, 73 Fresh Structures����������������������������72 Fuse Graphics�������������������������� 64, 66

G Garcia Studio, Inc.�������������������������57 Gary Gruby Studio���������������� 57, 59 Gemini Media������������������������� 64, 66 Georgia Litho���������������������������������66 Glickstein, Paul �����������������������������68 Goodfellow & Co.������������������� 65, 68 Goolrick Group����������������������� 68, 72 GOTCHA DESIGN�������������������� 65, 66 GrafxGirl Creative, LLC����������������65 Grant Design Collaborative ��������������������� 51, 65 Graphic Image Design, Inc.�������65 Graphic Persuasion��������������� 65, 66 Graphicxchange��������������������� 64, 66 Greater Georgia Printers, Inc.���66 Greathead Studio Inc.�����������������66 Green Olive Media�����������������������51 Gregory Foster Photography���57

Gregory, Samantha, Copywriter�������������������������� 52, 68 Greg Slater Photography�����������57 Griffith, Tanner������������������������ 56, 57

H Haigwood Studios Photography Inc.���������������������57 Hardeman, Tami����������������������������61 Harris Hatcher Photography�����57 Hart Creative, Inc.�������������������������57 Hart, Cynthia ���������������������������������56 Hayslett Group����������������������� 51, 52 Heeney Co., Inc.�����������������������������72 HelloKiki Kreative�������������������������65 Help Me Rhonda®, Inc.����������������56 Hennessy Transportation����������73 Hertz Entertainment Services��73 High Profile Group, LLC������� 51, 64 Hire Profile, Inc.���������������������� 65, 71 Houghton Talent, Inc.������������������72 House of Current��������������������������50 huey+partners�������������������������������50 Huff Furniture��������������������������������73 Hydesign, Inc.���������������������������������66

I ICE Design Group�������������������������65 IceBox, The��������������������������������������73 iFundie����������������������������������������������73 ImageLink�������������������������������� 64, 68 IMAGERS���������������������������� 64, 68, 72 Images USA������������������������������������51 Immortal Imaging, LLC�������� 64, 65



Industry Communications���57, 65 Infinitee Communications, Inc.50 Ingo Studios�����������������������������������73 Instructive Media��������������������������71 Interior Trim Systems Co.�����������59

J Jaroslav Kanka Photography����57 J.D. Tyre Photography�����������������57 Jeff Gartin Photography�������������57 Jeff Herr Photography, Inc.��������57 Jerguson, Kimberly����������������������56 Jerome Tarpley Design and Illustration������������������ 65, 66 Jerry Andrews Art Direction�����64 Jerry Mucklow Photography����57 Jerry Siegel Photography����������57 Jill Lynn Design�����������������������������65 j-Nu Creative Works���������������������65 Joel Silverman Photography����57 Joe Stuckey Stylist������������������������61 John Brandenstein Creative�����64 John Dale Photography�������������57 John Nelson Illustration ������������66 JOM Productions��������������������������57 Jonathan Hillyer Photography, Inc.��������������������58 Jones Group, The������������������� 51, 65 Jon Kownacki Inc.�������������������������58 J Pervis Talent Agency����������������72 Jump Dog Communications����50





Kaplan Graphics����������������������������71 Kelley, Jane������������������������������ 64, 65 Kelly Embry Photogrpahy���������58 Keystone Press�������������������������������68 Kieran Reynolds Photography�58 Kitchens Complete�����������������������59 Kleber & Associates����������������������50 Klinger, Dick������������������������������������73 Knapperture�����������������������������������65 Knope Communications, Inc.���68 Knorr, Laura �����������������������������������66 Kopp, Helen������������������������������������68 Kubiak, Harmony��������������������������56 Kyle Egan Photographer������������58

M2 Factory, Inc.���������������������� 58, 65 Maestro IT Services��������������� 71, 73 Magick Lantern Stage�����������������61 Marcus Photography�������������������58 MarketPower �������������������������� 51, 68 Mark O’Tyson Photography, Inc.��������������������58 Mark Whiteman Photography�58 Marsh, Jay����������������������������������������66 Mary Anne Mitchell Photography, Inc.��������������������58 MaryatstudioM������������������������������65 Matt Gunn���������������������������������������65 Maughon, Danny������������������� 56, 58 Mayer, Bill ���������������������������������������66 Meat Me At The Grill Catering��70 Media Alchemy�����������������������������65 Media Lab Studios������������������������65 Mediarail Design, Inc.������������������65 Medium Blue Search Engine Marketing��������������������51 Melody Knighton Make-up and Hair������������������56 Messano, Tony������������������������ 64, 65 Michael A. Schwarz Photography����������������������������58 Michael Walker Illustration��������66 Michael West Photography�������58 Mindpower, Inc.��������������������� 50, 51 Misenheimer Creative, Inc.� 64, 65 MJ Communications�������������������51 MMi Creative, Inc.������������������ 50, 65 MOCK, the agency���������������� 50, 65 Modern Models, Inc.��������������������72

L La Paz������������������������������������������������70 LA Productions������������������������������58 Leah Perry Photography������������58 Leary, Stanley�������������������������� 56, 58 Leibowitz, Harriet�������������������������58 Leland on Location����������������������58 Lewis Color�������������������������������������68 liewright�������������������������������������������65 Limo In��������������������73 Linda Powers Creative��������� 52, 68 Lingonberry Design�������������� 64, 66 lopadesign��������������������������������������65 Lucas Design & Advertising50, 65 Lyda Video & Photo����������������������58 Lynda Green Photography��������58

O Moog Gallery, The������������������������73 Moore Studios������������������������ 58, 64 Mopdog������������������������������������ 50, 51 Morel Studio Support�����������������56 Morning Cigar��������������������������������68 Morris, Stoney ������������������������ 59, 61 Motter, Dean ���������������������������������65 Moxie Joe����������������������������������������66 Myra Simpson��������������������������������72

N Nancy Heffernan Photography�����������������������������58 Nandina Home & Design���� 72, 73 Neboweb Internet Marketing���������������������������� 51, 65 Nena’s Makeup, LLc����������������������56 New Diameter Creative Services, Inc.����������������������� 51, 65 New London Communications�������������� 51, 68 News Generation, Inc.�����������������52 Niche Video Products, Inc.�� 56, 70 Nolen & Associates, Inc.������� 50, 51 Notorious Ink, The������������������������66 Nurun����������������������������������������� 50, 51 Nuts Bolts & Screws Hair Construction & Design����������56

O’Brien, Wendy K.������������������ 64, 66 Odio, Jo��������������������������������������������68 Oggy Designs��������������������������������61 Okarma @ Watson Gallery���������73 On The Scene Design����������� 59, 64 Orange Star Design, Inc.������������65 Ozyp, Inc.���������������������������������� 51, 65

P Palladino, Kirsten��������������������������68 Panoply Interior Design�������������73 Paprocki & Co., Inc.�����������������������50 Partnership | Digital, Advertising, Design, The������������������������� 50, 65 Partners + Napier��������������������������50 Pat Jenkins, Inc.�����������������������������65 Patrick Heagney Photography�58 Pat Segers Makeup & Hair���������56 Paul Amodio Photography�������58 Paul Dingman Photography�����58 PC&E Briarwood Stage���������������61 PC&E Sound Stages 1 & 2����������61 PelosiPhoto�������������������������������������58 People Store, Inc. / Hot Shot Kids����������������������������73 Perfect Bartender, The��������� 70, 73 Perry, Nancy������������������������������������66 Petals A Florist�������������������������������72 Pete Winkel Photography, Ltd.58 Phase One Design Services Inc.������������������������ 65, 72

Phil Bekker Photography�����������58 Philip McCollum Photography���������������������� 52, 58 Phillip Vullo Photography����������58 Pics by the Moon Photography�����������������������������58 PinUpGirl Cosmetics������������� 56, 58 Pisconeri Studio����������������������������50 Pishnery, Judith�����������������������������58 Pishnery, Tony��������������������������������50 Plexus Marketing Group, Inc.���51 PM Publicidad��������������������������������50 Point b��������������������������������������� 50, 51 Pollard Creative, Inc.��������������������68 P.O.P. Shop, The������������������������������51 Portfolio Center���������������������� 65, 70 Poston Communications���� 51, 52 Pratt & Buehl Corporation���������50 Presence Models & Talent����������73 Presenting Atlanta�����������������������71 PressCo Printing����������������������������68 Primal Screen���������������������������������65 Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia����������70 Printing Plus���������������������������� 66, 68 Productions and Concerts, Inc.������������� 72, 73 Professional Edge, The����������������68 Professional Photo Resources, Inc.������������ 56, 61, 68 Prominent Placement, Inc.� 50, 51 Purpose Studio����������������������� 51, 65 Pylon Productions, Inc.�������� 52, 65



R R2 Design & Creative������������ 64, 65 Rabinowitz, Allen������������������� 66, 68 Randstad Technical & Creative�71 Realm Advertising������������������������50 Real People Model and Talent-Kiddin Around����73 Redefined Home Boutique�������72 Red House�������������������������������� 50, 51 redpepper���������������������������������������51 Redshed Creative Co.������������������65 Red Velvet Catering & Events������������������������������� 70, 71 Reece, Deborah�����������������������������73 Reis Birdwhistell Photographer���������������������������58 Rental Place, The���������������������������73 Resonance Marketing���������� 51, 65 Rice, Cecil G. ��������������������������� 65, 66 Riley Design Works���������������� 64, 65 Ripple IT�������������������������������������������70 RJR Props�����������������������������������������73 Robbins Photography, Inc.��������58 Rob Brinson Photography���������58 Robin Henson Photographs�����58 Robin Nelson Photography������58 Robin Sherman Editorial and Design Services�������� 65, 68 Rock Paper Scissors, LLC������������51 Rod Hollimon Company, The���58 Rod Kaye Photography, LLC������58 Ronnie Barken / Graphic Design & Illustration����������������������� 65, 66 Rose Studio, Inc.��������������������� 58, 59 ROTH copywriting������������������������68



RR Donnelley Premedia Studio Atlanta���������������������������58 Rudrow, Bill ������������������������������������66 Rush Flyers��������������������������������������68 Russ Holloway Photography����58

S Sage Design Studio�������������� 64, 65 Sam Flax Art & Design Store���������������� 66, 68, 70 Sara Cowley Design�������������� 50, 65 Sawdust Shack, The�������������� 59, 73 SCAD-Atlanta���������������������������������70 Scenario Custom Scenery, LLC59 Scout Marketing�������������������� 50, 51 See Janet Reed. See Janet Write.����������������� 51, 68 Seth Ruff Photography���������������58 Shadow Sound Studio����������������73 Shannon Gini - LookRite Inc.����61 Shaw Event & Tent Rental����������73 Sherman, Ron ������������������������ 58, 59 Showcase Photo & Video�������������������������� 56, 64, 70 Simple Design Works����������� 51, 65 Simply the Best Events, Inc.������71 Simpson Custom Photography58 Sleepwalk Design�������������������������52 Smartsource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals�����������71 Smiling Dog Creations, Inc.52, 65 Sol Design�������������������������������� 52, 65 Solutions in Writing���������������������68 Southeastern Computer Associates, LLC�������������������������71 Sparkman Photo, Inc.������������������58

Sparks Studios Inc.�����������������������58 Spraker, Nancy�������������������������������68 Staging Directions Production Services����������������70 Stephen Marino Photography�58 Steve Harvey’s Green Screen Studio����������������������������61 Steven Knapp Communications���������������������68 Steve Thornton Photography��58 Strangetoons Studios���������� 64, 66 Strategic Events��������������������� 51, 71 Strategic Vision, LLC���������������������52 Streibwerks�������������������������������������58 Stripe Creative Services������� 51, 65 Stroud & Associates�������������� 51, 65 StudioBurns����������������������������� 58, 64 Su Berland Design LLC����������������65 Suriani Photography�������������������58 Suspended Image������������������������58 Swann, David�������������������������� 58, 66 Swanston, Frederick������������� 50, 51

T Talent Network - Atlanta������������73 Tasha Talks���������������������������������������73 Tastemaker Communications��68 Tech Genius������������������������������������71 TG Madison������������������������������ 50, 52 T H A L I A, Ink.�������������������������������68 THP Graphics Group������������� 66, 68 Tim Purdy Designs, Inc�������� 64, 66 Tony Benner Photography��������������������� 58, 64 Total Graphics, Inc.���������������� 66, 73

W T.P. Design, Inc.������������������������������66 Traci with an Eye Graphic Design, LLC���������������66 Tredeau Design�����������������������������66 Trend Influence�����������������������������50 Tri-C���������������������������������������������������68 Tricia McCannon Photography58 Trinity Press�������������������������������������68 Trinity Productions�����������������������71 Troy King, Inc.�������������������������� 64, 66 Truth in Advertising���������������������51 Turning Point Strategies����� 50, 51 Twentysix2 Marketing����������������51

U Unit B Creative�������������������������������66 Upshaw and Richey���������������������52

V Van Winkle & Associates����� 50, 51 Vargas and Amigos��������������� 50, 51 VCS / Video Copy Services, Inc.52 Vellum, LLC������������������������������ 50, 58 Veridian Design Group, Ltd.������66 Vitalian Design, LLC���������������������66 VoiceMaster Ltd.���������������������������73 Voice Overs By Benita���������� 68, 73 Von Hoene Photography�����������58 Von Hoene Studio������������������������61 Voyage Communications, Inc.�50

Wade, Karen B.�������������������������������56 Wages Design������������������������� 64, 66 Waldman, Barry���������������������� 66, 72 Walton Media Services���������������68 Walton Press, Inc.��������������������������68 Waters, Andrew ����������������������������58 Watson Design������������������������������66 Well / Marketing Communications, Inc., The���50, 51

What’s Up Interactive����������� 51, 52 White, Richard�������������������������������66 White Tangerine��������������������� 51, 66 Wholeteam Enterprises��������������66 Wilkes Communications������������68 William Mills Agency�������������������50 Will Power Creative����������������������66 Will Sumpter Associates�������������71 Wish Creative, Inc.����������������� 50, 66 Wizards Sign Studio, Inc�������������72 Wonder Cakes Atlanta��������� 71, 73 Woodie Williams Photography, Inc.��������������������58 WORDz, LLC������������������������������������68 Workhorse Productions, Inc.����66

Working Design����������������������������66 Worldwide Editing�����������������������52 Wright, Eric������������������������������� 56, 59 Write Publicist & Co., The ����������52

Y YellowDog Creative���������������������66 Young & Martin Design������� 64, 66 Your Floral Matters�����������������������72

Z Zach Wolfe Photography�����������58 Zebra Communications�������������68 Zenith Design Group, Inc.��� 50, 51 Zero-G Creative���������������������� 51, 66 Zoo Atlanta�������������������������������������70



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Client: Golf Pride Credits: • ECD: Jay Giesen • CD/Writer: Brett Compton • ACD/Art Director: Scot Crooker • Designer: Christian Herrity • Writer: Matt Shoemake • Account Supervisor: Zak Cochran • Account Manager: Whitney Foederer • Integration Director: Babette Griffith • Producer: Danica Walker  Campaign Description: This new campaign for Golf Pride showcases the less sexy side of golf. The integrated effort from Brunner celebrates what really separates the very best golfers from all the others— hours and hours of hard work and meticulous preparation.


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