Chad Howitt Joins We Are Royale As Creative Director

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has welcomed Chad Howitt as Creative Director in its Los Angeles office. A versatile creative director and filmmaker, Howitt specializes in blending the worlds of narrative storytelling and visual effects. His client list includes notable brands such as VW, Honda, Marvel, Ubisoft, Under Armour, The Grammys, and Westin Hotels. Prior to freelancing at Royale …

Alkemy X Welcomes Quietman and Creative Director Megan Oepen Into The Fold

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Creative content company Alkemy X has significantly ramped up its creative ranks through two major moves. First, Alkemy X has entered into a joint venture with multidisciplinary studio Quietman. In addition, Alkemy X has brought on director/creative director Megan Oepen. The Quietman deal will see founder/creative director Johnnie Semerad moving the operations of his company into Alkemy X, where both …

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 …

Trollbäck+Company’s Main-On-End Titles Draw the Final Curtain on 2018 motion “Un-Conference”

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Branding and design studio Trollbäck+Company recently created the “main-on-end” titles for motion 2018, which took place June 5th – 8th in Santa Fe, NM. The piece screened at the conclusion of the event, commemorating the end of an era, as 2018 marks the final year of the motion “Un-Conference.” Trollbäck+Company, led by Executive Creative Director Elliott Chaffer and Designer/Animator Pat King, …

Trollbäck+Company Creates Animated Film for MGM Resorts’ “Universal Love” Album

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“Universal Love,” six new love songs by Bob Dylan, St. Vincent, Kesha and others, push past pop’s typical gender conventions and reimagine classic wedding songs for the LGBTQ community. Created in partnership with McCann for MGM Resorts, Trollbäck+Company created this animated film for the album: https://trollback.com/projects/mgm-resorts/ The campaign received attention in The NY Times, Rolling Stone, and Ad Age, among many others.

Laundry Launches San Francisco Office Led by Managing Director Michael Bennett

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Design & animation studio Laundry has opened a new location in San Francisco, which will be led by industry veteran Michael Bennett as San Francisco Managing Director. He will work closely with Los Angeles Managing Director James Sweigert to ensure seamless integration of talent and capabilities between both offices. Bennett’s hiring reunites him with Laundry, where he spent five years …

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 …