Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200
On Thu, 24 May 2001, Randy Pitman wrote:
> I did make a preliminary overture to ALA about a "VIEW" poster (or something
> like) and no one looked at me as if I'd suddenly sprouted 3 heads, but I
> also got the distinct feeling that we (i.e., videolib types) need to do the
> mental elbow grease on this one.
> In other words, we need to come up with a viable concept, and--if it's at
> like the "READ" posters--some idea of potential celebrities.
> I've always thought authors would be the perfect choice for the "VIEW"
> Jane Smiley for WGBH's "King Lear"
> John Updike for Wabi Sabi Productions' "Rabbit on the Moon"
> Philip Roth for "American Pie"
> Toni Morrison for "Jazz" (Ken Burns', not hers)
> Randy Pitman
> Video Librarian
> 8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
> Seabeck, WA 98380
> Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Web: www.videolibrarian.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carol Dunn" <email@example.com>
> To: "Multiple recipients of list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:06 AM
> Subject: RE: ALA Graphics
> > I really like the MAKE READING A HOBBIT promo
> > on page 31. Our YA Department is going to co-sponsor
> > a program with AV for Teen Read Week and call it FRODO LIVES.
> > I like this Book/Movie promotion from ALA, something different!
> > We are thinking about book discussions and perhaps handing
> > out stickers that say FRODO LIVES that week.....
> > As for READ FOR AMERICA'S LIBRARIES posters: as the old saying
> > goes, "EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY"..........it's time to drop them.
> > Regards,
> > Carol Dunn
> > Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
> > 206 Broadway
> > Findlay, Ohio 45840
> > www.findlay.lib.oh.us
> > Telephone: 419.422.1712
> > Fax: 419.422-0638
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Mike Boedicker
> > Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 12:52 PM
> > To: Multiple recipients of list
> > Subject: ALA Graphics
> > Anyone seen the new ALA Graphics catalog? As usual it's dominated by
> > celebrity "Read" posters with only one nonprint poster -- a children's
> > poster of Donald Duck and his 3 nephews variously watching a video,
> > listening to a CD, and using a computer, with the caption "Entertain Your
> > Brain at the Library."
> > At VRT's Midwinter meeting we talked about designing a poster promoting
> > video in libraries. Maybe we can informally discuss it again next month
> > SF???
> > Mike Boedicker
> > Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
> > Danville Public Library
> > 319 N. Vermilion
> > Danville, IL 61832
> > (217) 477-5223 ext. 123
> > Fax: (217) 477-5230
> > http://www.danville.lib.il.us
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