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Tom Jacobsen Joins VOLT Studios as Creative Director/Partner

October 27, 2015 | By
Tom Jacobsen Joins VOLT Studios as Creative Director/Partner

Tom Jacobsen as its new partner and creative director. Jacobsen will help create visual content for advertising and branded installations. »

Monday Night Football Debuts New Graphics From Big Block

October 20, 2015 | By
Monday Night Football Debuts New Graphics From Big Block

The 2015 season of ESPN’s Monday Night Football opened with a new graphics package designed by Santa Monica-based Big Block and ESPN Creative. Football fans were introduced to a historical show open created by ESPN, plus new graphics, animation, team history bumps specific to each game and a redesigned MNF shield logo designed by... »

Carbon VFX’s Leo Nguyen Crafts Intro for 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival

October 16, 2015 | By
Carbon VFX’s Leo Nguyen Crafts Intro for 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival

Design director Leo Nguyen of creative studio Carbon VFX was recently called on to craft a pre-roll video designed to whet the audience’s appetite for the 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival. »

HOBO Unveils Latest PSA Campaign To End Prohibition Of Marijuana

October 14, 2015 | By
HOBO Unveils Latest PSA Campaign To End Prohibition Of Marijuana

New York-based audio post and content production company HOBO has unveiled its latest TV/Internet PSA spot designed to expose the federal government's handling of marijuana as a schedule 1 drug, considered the most dangerous. The PSA will be available to grassroots organizations for use on websites, social networks and during live community events. A... »

FuseFX Brings Penn State’s Nittany Lion to Life

October 14, 2015 | By
FuseFX Brings Penn State’s Nittany Lion to Life

Burbank-based FuseFX recently helped bring Penn State University's Nittany Lion to life for a 30-second spot promoting the school and its students as "connected for life." In the spot, which airs during televised Penn State athletic events, the statue flexes its muscles and leaps from its stone pedestal. »

Nomad Promotes Editor Jared Coller to Partner

October 14, 2015 | By
Nomad Promotes Editor Jared Coller to Partner

Commercial editorial and postproduction company Nomad has promoted longtime editor Jared Coller to partner. Since joining Nomad nearly 15 years ago, Coller has worked with many major ad agencies and a wide range of directors on music videos, commercials, television and feature-length films. »

The Colonie Handles Post for New GrubHub Spot

October 13, 2015 | By
The Colonie Handles Post for New GrubHub Spot

Production company Tandem Inc. recently tapped Chicago-based The Colonie for a range of editing, visual FX and design services for a comedic live-action/CGI spot for GrubHub. The :30 commercial, entitled “Winner Picks Lunch,” pits two co-workers against each other in fast-paced game of ping pong with high stakes – the winner gets to decide... »

Carl Schumacher Joins Optimus as Editor

October 13, 2015 | By
Carl Schumacher Joins Optimus as Editor

Chicago-based Optimus announced that it has hired editor Carl Schumacher. A veteran of the Chicago post community, Schumacher brings experience with brands as diverse as The Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Disney, Indiana University Health, Miller Lite, Oscar Mayer and State Farm for agencies including DDB, Digitas, Leo Burnett, McGarryBowen and Schafer Condon Carter. »

MPC Promotes Diarmid Harrison-Murray to Creative Director, 3D

October 5, 2015 | By
MPC Promotes Diarmid Harrison-Murray to Creative Director, 3D

MPC London has promoted VFX supervisor Diarmid Harrison-Murray to the position of creative director, 3D. »

Offline Editor Ruben Vela Returns to Optimus

September 29, 2015 | By
Offline Editor Ruben Vela Returns to Optimus

Chicago-based Optimus has hired offline editor Ruben Vela. Most recently, Vela was an offline editor at Conspiracy. Before that, he spent 12 years at Optimus. »

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