We Are Royale’s Gravity-Defying Film for Under Armour HOVR

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale recently partnered with Under Armour to create a hero film for the brand’s HOVR line of shoes featuring new proprietary foam technology. The connected “zero-gravity feel” shoes, which launched in stores and online on February 1st, also lets users track their runs via the updated MapMyRun app without having to charge third-party devices or …

Laundry Signs Reber Covington for West Coast Commercial Representation

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Design and animation studio Laundry has signed independent rep firm Reber Covington for West Coast commercial representation. Co-founded by Brooke Covington and Rebecca Reber, the Reber Covington team is rounded out by Andrea Uzcategui-Levy, who brings experience in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco markets, where the firm has its two offices. During its time in business, Reber Covington has built …

Trollbäck+Company Rebrands “NFL GameDay” With An Eye Toward Social & Mobile Audiences

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Design and branding studio Trollbäck+Company recently partnered with NFL Network to create a 360 video brand refresh for its flagship “NFL GameDay” franchise, which offers passionate NFL fans more than 15 hours of analysis, league news, and highlights every Sunday. The new look reflects how Trollbäck+Company is helping sports and entertainment clients alike unify their brand across all platforms, especially …

UNHEARD/OF Adds Directors Chris Volckmann & Aaron Brown

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Production company UNHEARD/OF has signed Chris Volckmann and Aaron Brown to its directorial roster. Volckmann has created content for such brands as Adidas, Groupon, Nike, Oculus, Chevy, and Amazon. Prior to that, he worked as a producer and executive producer at design studios including Superfad and We Are Royale. Brown has directed commercial work for such clients as Levi’s, Converse, …

Laundry + SYFY = 8 Original Animated Shorts!

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Laundry ‘s been busy! The design, animation & creative agency recently created a series of original animated shorts celebrating the “SYFY25: Origin Stories,” a fan-centric podcast with host Adam Savage (“Mythbusters”). Conceived by SYFY , agency 72andSunny and its full-service production studio HECHO en 72, the films capture key moments from episodes in the 15-part series, featuring iconic creators in …

Alkemy X Welcomes Director Adam Bonke & Senior Editor Paul Bastin

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Creative content company Alkemy X has expanded its talent roster with the addition of Director Adam Bonke and Senior Editor Paul Bastin. A previous winner of the Young Director Award at Cannes, Copenhagen-based Bonke has worked with such brands as Comcast, Coca-Cola, Nike, Red Cross, and Doctors Without Borders. Bastin brings 20+ years of experience in the postproduction industry, having …

Midnight Sherpa Retains Janice W. Summers For Business Development Efforts

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Creative studio Midnight Sherpa has retained veteran business development consultant Janice W. Summers to help lead its company growth and sales initiatives for television, OTT marketing, commercials, main titles, and direct-to-brand work. The partnership caps an exceptional year for Midnight Sherpa, which received “Best New Studios” honors from the Motion Awards, and won a Golden Trailer Award for its stunning …

Laundry Rebrands MTV International Flanker Channels

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MTV International’s Flanker Channels recently got a colorful new look, courtesy of animation & design studio Laundry. The cross-platform brand identity celebrates the ultimate music fan through a series of genre-inspired “party animal” characters that dance, shake and move to the DNA of each channel. Check out the profiles in PromaxBDA, Comm Arts, and Design TAXI.

Laundry Names James Sweigert as Managing Director

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Animation & design studio Laundry is excited to welcome James Sweigert as Managing Director. Sweigert, who brings extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, design, and TV and film production, will spearhead business development at Laundry. Sweigert arrives at Laundry following a tenure as Executive Producer of TV & Streaming at mOcean. Other previous positions include Executive Producer/Partner at Nathaniel James, …

Alma Mater Welcomes EP Ben Apley & Director Ronnie Koff

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Visual studio Alma Mater has added Executive Producer Ben Apley and Director Ronnie Koff to its team. Koff joins a roster that includes Creative Director/Director Brian Mah, who co-founded the company with VFX Supervisor James Anderson in 2012. He has already completed a CG-driven commercial campaign for GSD&M and the main title sequence for the upcoming movie from Columbia Pictures, …