King and Country Welcomes DJ Fox as Director of Business Development, Commercials

Priya PR Business, People News, Postproduction, Production

King and Country (K&C), a full-service, design-centric production company has added Danita Jo (DJ) Fox as Director of Business Development, Commercials. In her new role, Fox will work closely with K&C Partner/Executive Producer Jerry Torgerson to establish and maintain relationships with the company’s ad agency clients. She will also collaborate with K&C’s independent sales reps in different territories across the …

We’re Keeping Austin Weird at SXSW

Priya PR Business, Conferences

By the looks of it, we (ahem, Mark) had a little too much fun @ SXSW… but we were just doing our part to “Keep Austin Weird!” From the sights and sessions (J.J. Abrams never fails to inspire) to the food (Mark might’ve had BBQ every day), we had a blast rediscovering Austin at this year’s SXSW. So, it makes …

Laurent Barthelemy Merges Into Interstate

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Interstate, the new award-winning directors’ group founded by executive producer Danny Rosenbloom and director Yann Mabille, is pleased to welcome Laurent Barthelemy as a Partner/Director, where he will be represented exclusively for the US market. In the director’s chair, Barthelemy will leverage his performing arts roots to craft visually-driven emotional narratives for a range of projects. He will also provide …

Mixtape Club Puts A Ring On It; Expands Studio

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Integrated creative studio Mixtape Club has undergone a sweeping expansion that includes enlarged facilities and a newly forged partnership with longtime sister company Huma-Huma. The announcement comes on the heels of a benchmark year, including a slew of work with Google, as well as collaborations with ESPN, MoMA, and a music video for They Might Be Giants. Under the new …

The Refinery AV Welcomes Josh Olson

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Marketing agency The Refinery AV has welcomed Josh Olson as SVP of Theatrical/Creative Director. Olson, who brings more than a decade of experience in entertainment marketing, will work closely with The Refinery AV partner/creative director Brett Winn on company growth initiatives and creative strategies for feature film, television, multimedia and gaming clients. “Josh is brutally honest, hard-working and creative to …

BaseCamp Entertainment Launches IPS

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BaseCamp Entertainment, a New York-based directing collective, has launched sister production company International Production Services (IPS), which specializes in shoots in Puerto Rico and soon in Cuba, as well as New York, Miami, Los Angeles and throughout the United States. Conceived to help mobile and international production companies and producers prepare for U.S. shoots, IPS will offer turnkey production and …

Taking a Creative-First Approach Boosts World Famous’ Local Lore

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SourceECreative took an in-depth look at Seattle-based production and design studio World Famous, calling them a company that “defies easy description” From the story: Being based in Seattle has its advantages for World Famous, beyond just the coffee. “It’s definitely affected the type of work we do and our creative approach,” Nay explains. “The tech companies and other clients based in …

Roger Hires Creative Director Dane Macbeth and Promotes Brandon Stevenson to Head of Production

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Production studio Roger has hired Dane Macbeth as creative director and promoted Brandon Stevenson to head of production. The appointments come as Roger continues expanding its creative footprint in broadcast while adding content creation to its menu of services. “Together, Dane and Brandon embody how Roger strives to not only recognize and attract great talent, but also foster it from within,” said Terry …

World Famous Welcomes Executive Producer David Kleinman and Head of Production Kelly Green

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World Famous, a creative collective of directors, designers, editors, writers and artists, is pleased to welcome David Kleinman as Executive Producer and Kelly Green as Head of Production. Kleinman and Green bring nearly four decades of combined experience producing award-winning content for advertising, broadcast and entertainment clients. The announcement comes on the heels of a big night at the recent Seattle ADDYAwards. Four projects created by World …