Monthly archive for March2009

Star Wars title designer in ROC

Looking for something to do this weekend? The man who designed credit sequences for Star Wars, Taxi Driver, the Exorcist among other film classics, will be at the Eastman House this Saturday at 8:00 pm. Title Designer Dan Perri, will present a selection of his…

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What do you want?

I’ll start by saying I’ve seen this approach succeed twice in the past 3 months, so I’m starting to believe that there may be some merit to it. I’ve found that clearly identifying and making known what you want out of a situation can do…

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Ignore

I am on Flickr, Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, Adgabber and even a social network just for knitters called Ravelry. But I am no equal opportunity social networker. For example, I can’t bring myself to join LinkedIn. People keep sending me invites. I keep ignoring them. With…

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Small agencies rescue the country

Can small agencies help us out of the recession? Alex Bogusky thinks so, based on their capacity to behave entrepreneurially in a way big shops can’t. Here’s a quote from his AdAge article: The reality is they (small shops) can do things for their clients…

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You're invited: 10th annual student portfolio review

Thursday, April 2, 2009 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Post Central & The Studios at Linden Oaks, 170 Linden Oaks (base level), Rochester, NY 14625 The RAF created this event to assist in preparing our future creative talent in the fields of graphic design, advertising, new…

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Betty knows what she wants. She wants a Mad-tini.

By popular demand…I bestow upon you all the official 2009 Addy Award MAD-TINI Recipe. Special thanks to Ann McAllister and Katy Daniels from Monty’s Korner for bringing this to life. MAD-TINI 3 oz cherry vodka 1/2 oz bourbon Splash of sour mix Splash of cranberry…

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Check out photos from the 2009 ADDY Red Carpet!

Photos from the red carpet at the RAF 2009 ADDY Awards are now available for viewing on the RAF’s Flickr photostream. You can get there through the RAF’s photo albums page or go directly to the set on Flickr. Feel free to comment on the…

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A picture is worth a thousand copywriters

Over the last couple of days, some very nice things have been written about the copy that is part of the Dundee Ales & Lagers rebranding. It’s been very gratifying…and a little embarrassing. But here’s some insight into what we, on the Dundee team, knew….

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Feast your eyes on the 2009 ADDY Awards intro video

You were at the ADDYs right? No? Well that’s a shame. You missed a great ceremony and an even greater party. Yes? That’s great, but do you remember any of it past the coat check? I don’t. Well, maybe like 10% of it to be…

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Facebook v. Twitter

Not sure whether to tweet on Twitter or update your Facebook? Here’s one person’s take on their differing propositions.

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