Up and Down the Avenue – 12/04/03

Expect Mark Androw of the Stories Companies to preside over national AICP. Running unopposed, Androw will be only the second AICP president in its 30 year history not from L.A. or N.Y.

BBDO Diane Jackson head of broadcast production, replacing the long-tenured Chuck Sheldon. She was executive producer on Energizer at DDB and also produced on other accounts.

Frankel boosted Michael Strip to VP/GCD, responsible for Coca Cola and Jose Cuervo accounts.

Still no word as to whether or not “Weather Man” is a go. Everyone’s waiting for the studio to greenlight the Nicolas Cage starrer. Nonetheless, the IFO has been busy scouting locations for feature possibilities next year.

Chicago Filmmakers celebrates its 30th anniversary with a Dec. 13 event featuring a multimedia evening of films, live music, performance art, food and drink.

O&M named creative services director Lisa Jillson a senior partner and hired Sean Burley as director of design services. At OgilvyOne, Landis Smithers added as a creative director and partner.