Roger & Big Machine Merge Into Single Creative Studio

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Creative agency Roger and full-service production company Big Machine have merged. Representing Roger in the business partnership is Terence Lee, creative director; Dane Macbeth, creative director; and Josh Libitsky, executive producer. Representing Big Machine is Steve Petersen, director; Ken Carlson, creative director; and Sean Owolo, business development. The Los Angeles-based studios will retain the Roger name and continue all operations …

Compadre Grows Its Team With New ECD, Director of Creative Strategy, and Head of Production

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On the heels of its recent launch, creative marketing agency Compadre has welcomed Executive Creative Director Curtis Doss and Director of Creative Strategy Mika Saulitis. An Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Doss previously served as Creative Director at design agency Big Block and creative services company BigStar, where he led entertainment marketing, sports branding, and …

Laundry Welcomes Monica Reimold As Executive Producer

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Design-driven animation & production company Laundry has hired Monica Reimold as Executive Producer. She brings more than a decade of experience in commercials, branded content, and new media. Based in Laundry’s San Francisco office, Reimold will oversee sales, marketing, client relations, and in-house production operations. Most recently, she was Executive Producer at creative design studio Ranger & Fox, where she …

Anne Gordon Returns to Hooligan as Director of Development

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Anne Gordon is no stranger to the Hooligan family. In fact, she was a founding partner when the company launched as Chinagraph 20 years ago.  Returning to Hooligan from Melbourne, Gordon will take on a multi-faceted role, managing new business, client relations, communications, and operations for the NYC-based creative post-production company.  In her short time since reuniting with Hooligan, Gordon …

Chuck Carey & Robert Blatchford Launch Compadre

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Industry leaders Chuck Carey and Robert Blatchford have come together to launch Compadre, a creative marketing agency. Using strategy, design, storytelling, and technology, Compadre’s mission is to grow audiences, spark conversations, shape brands, and impact culture. Carey and Blatchford are good friends who have worked for different companies in the entertainment marketing industry for years, starting with Los Angeles-based Troika, …

Left Field Labs’ Sarah Mehler On Why Having A Creative Outlet Can Help Business Leaders

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Sarah Mehler, Founder & CEO of Left Field Labs, shares her insights into why having a creative outlet matters and how it can shape your business philosophy. Through her own experience in playing music, she came up with these five themes of career wisdom: Practice Shared Mindfulness   Honor Presence Channel an Attitude of Gratitude Embrace Self-Evolution Own Your Voice See …

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 …