Left Field Labs Adds ECD Yann Caloghiris & EVP of Business Development Ken Rivera

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Digital agency Left Field Labs has added Yann Caloghiris as Executive Creative Director and Ken Rivera as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Most recently, Caloghiris was Digital Creative Director at global experiential agency Imagination, where he created digital content and experiences for Ford Motor Company and led research in customer emotional recognition, used for automotive product development and behavioral …

Alkemy X Adds Eli Rotholz As VP of Business Development

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Eli Rotholz as Vice President of Business Development, based in its New York headquarters. He brings more than 12 years of sales/business development, strategy, and production experience, having begun his career as an independent sales rep for firms like Ziegler/Jakubowicz and Moustache NYC. From there, he worked in his first in-house position at Click 3X, where he …

We Are Royale CD Loren Judah On How AR Will Alter Future Realities

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In a series of articles for Little Black Book, We Are Royale Creative Director Loren Judah dives into AR, VR and MR (mixed reality) and how they will alter future realities. In Part 1, he introduces the idea of an alternate reality layered over our own. Our virtual space is merging with the physical environment and with it, a whole …

Chimney Opens NYC Office, Led By Team Of Post Veterans

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Chimney, an independent content company specializing in film, television, commercials, and digital media, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in New York City. For over 20 years, the group has been crafting award-winning production and post for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including IKEA, Audi, H&M, Chanel, Nike, Suntrust, HP, UBS, and more. Chimney was also the post partner for …

Left Field Labs CTO Eric Lee Featured in TechRepublic

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Left Field Labs CTO Eric Lee was recently quoted in TechRepublic’s feature on “10 Things CTOs Wish Developers Knew About Tech and Business.” Some of his tips and insights tackle why wasted code is not wasted time; why you shouldn’t trust “magical” solutions; and why you shouldn’t put all your faith in frameworks. Read the full story here!

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 …

We Are Royale Hires Executive Producer Rhys Demery

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has hired Executive Producer Rhys Demery, who brings nearly 15 years of experience within brand, entertainment, and sports marketing. He’s worked with such clients as Intel, Jeep, Nike, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA Sports, and such traditional and OTT networks as NBC, FX, Hulu, and Amazon. Most recently, Demery was Executive Producer at Big …

Laundry Adds Tobin Kirk As Executive Producer

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Design and animation studio Laundry has added Tobin Kirk as Executive Producer. Kirk brings nearly 20 years of experience spanning broadcast design, main title sequences, integrated content, traditional on-air spots, branded content, digital, and social. He previously held positions as Managing Executive Producer at Troika and Executive Producer at Blind. Throughout his career, he has worked with such clients as …

Heidi Netzley Joins We Are Royale as Director of Business Development

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Creative agency We Are Royale has hired Heidi Netzley as director of business development, where she’ll help the agency evolve its business development process, nurture existing client relationships, and cultivate its direct-to-brand vertical. Netzley’s enthusiasm, combined with her entertainment and network experience, makes her a perfect fit for the company—especially as brand and entertainment clients increasingly look to the agency …

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 …