5.23.07 Moving Pictures makes Strategic Move: Evelyn Laurenzi Moving Pictures Inc, a full-service media communications firm located in Middletown, announces Evelyn Laurenzi as Director of Strategic Development. Earning her stripes as client liaison to Ogilvy & Mather and Landor & Associates, Laurenzi’s 25-year career includes market development, corporate identity and brand development programs for large corporations including Bank of America and First Interstate Bank, as well as fast-growth Gazelle companies such as ONTV in Los Angeles and Infiltrator Systems, Inc. in Connecticut. Her work has won a Maggie Award for Best Magazine Design and two BPAA awards for Best Printed Material, and she holds a B.A. in Communications, English and Theater from Southern Connecticut State University. She resides in West Hartford with her husband, Richard, and visits her daughter – a NYC actress – as often as possible. 5.24.07 He’s baaaaack! The return of Tom Clifford Returning to Moving Pictures is corporate filmmaker Thomas R. Clifford. Previously with the company for nine years, Clifford is recognized among an international community as an accomplished and respected storyteller. A graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans, his nearly three decades of productions have yielded numerous industry awards, and includes recent Telly award-winning work for the Epilepsy Foundation. Prior to Tom’s first joining Moving Pictures, he pioneered corporate communications while with The Travelers for a decade. He then went on to co-produce the world-wide multiple award winning documentary “The Men who Brought the Dawn”, featuring the surviving Air Force members who flew the two atomic missions over Japan. In his work, Tom creates new pathways for corporate communications in this virtual age of conversation and social media. 5.25.07 Panning for Gold: New Awards for Moving Pictures Moving Pictures is the recent recipient of numerous industry awards for its work, including two Telly Awards and Four Advertising Club of CT Awards. Two public awareness videos for the Epilepsy Foundation – part of a national PR effort and now gone viral through YouTube – both received bronze Telly Awards. “Take Charge of the Facts” – part of the video series – also received a gold Advertising Club of CT Award, the only gold award in its category. Other Ad Club Awards include a gold award for an interactive marketing piece for national manufacturing company Newcomb Spring; a silver award for a radio commercial for Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, and a bronze award for radio for Litchfield Bancorp. Moving Pictures - a full-service media communications firm located in Middletown - has been involved with several efforts for the Epilepsy Foundation, as well as numerous other national charitable organizations throughout its 18 years in business. 5.26.07 Meeting Success with Moving Pictures: Steve McDermott Moving Pictures, Inc. announces Steven McDermott as Director of Event Management. With a career that spans nearly three decades in the corporate and higher education markets, McDermott is responsible for all aspects of client conference, special event, and meeting planning and development. While with The Phoenix Companies, he last served as Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications. During his tenure there, after architecting the internal Media Services division from the ground up, McDermott directed the Conference Services operation, including strategic project management, design and development, and corporate travel. McDermott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, cum laude, from University of New Haven as well as a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from Southern Connecticut State College. Moving Pictures is a full-service communications firm located in Middletown, CT. 6.12.07 Ding ding ding! Top Bell Ringer Award for CEA Campaign Publicity Club of New England Honors Public Relations Excellence at the 38th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Publicity Club of New England, the region’s oldest not-for-profit public relations trade organization, announced the winners of its 38th Annual Bell Ringer Awards competition. The awards ceremony, held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, honored public relations and communications professionals from more than 50 different agencies, companies, and other organizations throughout New England. The Super Bell award, presented to the organization executing the best communications campaign of the year, went to the Connecticut Education Association for its multi-faceted public affairs campaign to dramatically strengthen the financial position of the state teachers’ pension fund. CEA’s campaign played a pivotal role in securing multi-year pension payments for teachers in Connecticut. [Moving Pictures is the partner of record on CEA’s broadcast television, radio, and video work.] Good design is good business The visual image is a kind of tripwire for the emotions If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free Creative without strategy is called 'art'. Creative with strategy is called 'advertising' Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when you grow up We adore chaos because we love to produce order Reality leaves a lot to the imagination Design is not decoration... As in architecture, form must follow function Plug-ins can be useful tools, but, plug-ins ain't design
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