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Nominations Announced for Art Directors Guild 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards

January 5, 2017 | By

Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos were announced today by ADG council chair Marcia Hinds and awards producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The 21st Annual Excellence in... »

Piccirillo and Pearson Unleash Yard Dog

September 13, 2016 | By
Piccirillo and Pearson Unleash Yard Dog

Executive producers Joe Piccirillo and Beth Pearson have launched Yard Dog TV, a production company and “creative incubator” focused on producing innovative advertising content. Based in Los Angeles, the company debuts with a roster of six directors, Tom De Cerchio, Mark Dektor, Ron Hamad, Vic Huber, Alexander Paul and Joe Windsor-Williams, and plans to... »

The Colonie’s Bob Ackerman Cuts Blue Point Brewing Company’s Humorous Homage to its Hometown

July 22, 2016 | By

VSA Partners‘ new media campaign for Blue Point Brewing Company taps the talents of The Colonie editor Bob Ackerman and his team for “Patchogue’s Got It All,” a comedic spot that takes a disarming approach to introducing the premium craft beer and a refreshed brand that’s both subtle and bold. Directed by Brian Billow,... »

Collaborative 360 Capabilities Introduced in Rollout of Major Campaign for The Weather Channel App, Among Others

July 22, 2016 | By

The award-winning creative agencies 2C Creative (“2C”) and Flipeleven Creative (“Flipeleven”) have formed a new, separate digital joint venture. Launching with the rollout of a new campaign, Flip2C complements both existing companies (which will continue to operate individually as well), drawing on their unique respective strengths to deliver and market 360-degree capabilities that reach... »

FilmL.A.’s Q2 Statistical Report

July 12, 2016 | By
FilmL.A.’s Q2 Statistical Report

Today FilmL.A. has released its second quarter statistical report for film production in Los Angeles. This includes information like on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 5.8 percent between April and June, 2016 to 9,937 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to an update from FilmL.A. Continuing growth in the Feature Films category, attributable to the California... »

New Holland Creative Punches Above Its Weight with GPU-Based Pipeline and Thinkbox Software’s Deadline

June 28, 2016 | By

Founded in 2015, Sydney-based studio New Holland Creative specializes in design and motion graphics for advertising, broadcast and feature films. Its talented team of design directors and animators boast an impressive history of award-winning design, visual effects and broadcast work. New Holland has recently added Hyundai and Foxtel to their rapidly growing list of... »

MPC Welcomes Back Patrick Davenport As Chief Operating Officer

May 3, 2016 | By
MPC Welcomes Back Patrick Davenport As Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Davenport returns to MPC Advertising as chief operating officer USA with responsibility for managing operations for the business in Los Angeles and New York. He started his career as a runner at MPC in London, working his way up to becoming director of the VFX department. He left the UK in 1997 to... »

Sarofsky Hires Creative Director Patrick Coleman and Producer Sam Clark

April 29, 2016 | By
Sarofsky Hires Creative Director Patrick Coleman and Producer Sam Clark

Chicago-based production company Sarofsky announced that it has hired creative director Patrick Coleman and producer Sam Clark. »

Alkemy X Hires Director Scott Ross

April 22, 2016 | By
Alkemy X Hires Director Scott Ross

Alkemy X announced that it has hired director Scott Ross. Ross brings extensive experience to his new role, including a variety of work in fashion, experimental film, music videos, fine art, commercials and virtual reality. »

Video of the Day: “A Revolution in Motion”

April 21, 2016 | By
Video of the Day: “A Revolution in Motion”

Editorial/post-production company Lost Planet recently teamed up with directing duo The Hoffman Brothers to a create a new spot called “A Revolution in Motion” for Nike. »

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