PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013

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The PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013 took place last week. Representatives from broadcast networks, creative agencies, design and digital studios, and other vendors from all corners of the world descended upon downtown Los Angeles. It was definitely a productive few days of networking, attending sessions and parties, connecting with clients, meeting new people, and being inspired by the immense creative talent …

Loyalkaspar Expands Bi-Coastal Leadership & Creative Teams

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Entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar is pleased to announce a bi-coastal expansion with the addition of Chief Development Officer Robert Blatchford (Los Angeles) and Creative Director Anna Minkkinen (New York). The hires cap off an exciting benchmark year for the agency, which recently opened an LA office and celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Blatchford was most recently Director of Business …

iartists’s Danixa Diaz To Moderate “Pitch Therapy” Panel At PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013

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iartists executive producer/co-founder Danixa Diaz will moderate a panel at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013 next week. “Pitch Therapy: A Two-Way Conversation About the Challenges of Engagement” will look at the often hot yet sensitive topic. This candid, honest, fun, respectful and important conversation will share insights and information from both the broadcast executive’s perspective and the studio’s point of view. …

Agency Post Profiles David Lai of Hello Design

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I had the pleasure of working with David Lai and his team at Hello Design in 2010. They’re a group of brilliant creatives and designers creating interactive experiences and original content for the likes of Herman Miller, Tillamook Cheese, UCLA, Nike and Natural History Museum. Their core philosophy is “Do Good Work & Everything Else Happens” — which, while a …

iartists Celebrates One Year; Welcomes “The Connector” Sheima Hassanlou

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iartists welcomes its first year in business by expanding with new agent Sheima Hassanlou and new clients: creative production company Shilo and digital behaviorists Modus Operandi across various disciplines including broadcast, advertising, digital and gaming. Co-founded in 2012 by Executive Producer Danixa Diaz, the international business development firm also adds Sheima Hassanlou as an associate agent to handle the West Coast …

Süperfad Seattle Alums Get A Royale Welcome

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Integrated motion design & production studio Royale welcomes Executive Producer Chris Volckmann, Head of Digital Production Beck Henderer-Peña, and Senior Art Director Loren Judah. The three, formerly of Süperfad, will head Royale’s new Seattle, Washington location, and work closely with the Los Angeles office to create cohesive branding strategies for clients across broadcast, digital, print, and other media. AWN has …

Trollback + Company Creates Brand Package for YEAH! TV Launch

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Ever wondered what really happens behind the scenes of some of your favorite cult classics? Trollback + Company (T+Co) created a cinematic branding package for YEAH! TV, AMC Networks’ newly-launched interactive streaming movie service. YEAH! lets die-hard fans watch their favorite titles, such as Blade Runner, Child’s Play, Clerks, and Pulp Fiction, in unrivaled detail: behind-the-scenes factoids, exclusive interviews, real-time quizzes …

The Awards Keep Coming For Phoenix’s CCTV Promo

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Phoenix Media Group‘s Biz Asia America promo for CCTV recently landed a few awards, including a Silver ADDY and a PromaxBDA Design nomination. This sweeping and artful promo takes a stylized journey through an immersive, re-imagined environment. Fostering a dialogue between Asia and the West, Phoenix created visuals that linked money and trade with human interaction. Check it out here: http://vimeo.com/39869403 …

The Nation Takes Us To “Wonderland” In New Innovid Campaign

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“Create curiosity, deliver wonder, measure enchantment” is the tagline of the latest integrated campaign for Innovid, a leading provider of immersive video advertising. A key tenet of the Brands in Wonderland campaign is a CG-driven web video created by The Nation, which highlights Innovid’s capabilities and pays homage to Alice in Wonderland in a whimsical way. The Nation handled the …

Brand Launch Consultancy Finien Opens in Silicon Beach

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Finien, a consultancy specializing in naming, identity and digital design for brand launches, has opened its doors in the heart of Silicon Beach (Los Angeles). Derived from the Latin word for “Compass,” Finien has evolved from branding and graphic design agency Geyrhalter & Company, which Finien Founder/Principal Fabian Geyrhalter founded in 2001. Read the full story here.