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Art and Copy
Presented by AAF Jacksonville and AIGA Jacksonville
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
5 Points Theater
1028 Park Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
AAF or AIGA members $5
A powerful film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time — people who’ve profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown outside their industry. Exploding forth from advertising’s “creative revolution” of the 1960s, these artists and writers all brought a surprisingly rebellious spirit to their work in a business more often associated with mediocrity or manipulation: George Lois, Mary Wells, Dan Wieden, Lee Clow, Hal Riney and others featured in ART & COPY were responsible for “Just Do It,” “I Love NY,” “Where’s the Beef?,” “Got Milk,” “Think Different,” and brilliant campaigns for everything from cars to presidents. They managed to grab the attention of millions and truly move them. Visually interwoven with their stories, TV satellites are launched, billboards are erected, and the social and cultural impact of their ads are brought to light in this dynamic exploration of art, commerce, and human emotion.
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AAF-Jacksonville is the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), within the AAF 4th District. Through the efforts of AAF-Jacksonville and fellow chapters, the 4th District American Advertising Federation is dedicated to serving members by protecting and advancing advertising interests, including the freedom to truthfully advertise legal products. AAF-Jacksonville fulfills set goals through effective government relations, professional development, public education, advertising standards, community service and recognition of excellence.