Prototyping goes traditional

The art of prototyping is nothing new but it’s impact and efficacy is now expanding into familiar territories. Prototyping for advertising purposes gained popularity in the mid 00’s when digital was on the rise. It was the wild west for all of us and, in the world of Production, we often had no idea if […]

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AICP Digital Best Practices

AICP Digital is a chapter of AICP formed in 2009 that focuses on improving business practices (standards, contracts, labor, etc) for production partners on all sides of the advertising industry. For the last several years, I’ve been part of a fantastically knowledgeable group of people that are a mix of agency and production company leaders. […]

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2014 SXSW Recap

Jonathan Vingiano and I recap the Best of SXSW 2014: Julian Assange & Edward Snowden Watch Julian Assange’s full keynote Watch Edward Snowden’s full keynote Julian Assange and Edward Snowden both gave their own keynotes around information sharing, privacy, net neutrality and the future of the internet. Assange, who has been confined to the Ecuadorian […]

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2013 SXSWi Recap…

“Art is not born in a vacuum. You need external stimuli to change and grow.” – Matthew Inman, 2013 SXSWi keynote speaker. As the SXSW conference has grown tremendously over the years, and 2013 marked the 20th year of SXSW, this felt like the right mantra for all of us that continue to go to […]

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2012 SXSWi Recap…

SXSWi has grown a lot since I started going.  In 2006 it felt like a bunch of fledgling, techy nerds trying to build relationships over just a few jam-packed days of panels, networking events and concerts.  Actually, it is still exactly that but x100.  And with more hipster mustaches.  In all seriousness, this conference is […]

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