Gorgeous CG Spot for History’s “Mountain Men” from Roger

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Production & design studio Roger and the CG crew at Lunar Animation in the UK recently produced a CG promo for History’s “Mountain Men.” “Nature’s Thread” tells the story of how, when living in nature, everything is connected. The team created 3D handcrafted characters and environments made entirely of threaded materials, from yarn, cotton, and burlap. This is the latest …

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 …

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 …

Roger Turns History’s Stars Into Superheroes

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Los Angeles-based creative agency Roger has had a long and creatively productive relationship with A+E Network’s History. Their most recent work together shows off the fruit of that partnership via the “Unite” brand spot, which uses specific animation to create a tone and feel around History’s special set of reality characters. Check out PromaxBDA’s podcast interview with Creative Director Dane …

Laundry + SYFY = 8 Original Animated Shorts!

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Laundry ‘s been busy! The design, animation & creative agency recently created a series of original animated shorts celebrating the “SYFY25: Origin Stories,” a fan-centric podcast with host Adam Savage (“Mythbusters”). Conceived by SYFY , agency 72andSunny and its full-service production studio HECHO en 72, the films capture key moments from episodes in the 15-part series, featuring iconic creators in …

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 …

Trollbäck+Company’s Comprehensive Rebrand of Oxygen Media to a Crime Network

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Trollbäck+Company rebranded and repositioned the Oxygen network from a women-centric entertainment channel to a premiere destination for true crime. To view a montage of the work, please visit: http://www.vimeo.com/227149331 Intrigued? You can read more about the rebrand in this exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter. Brand New and STASH also covered the work.

Laundry Names James Sweigert as Managing Director

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Animation & design studio Laundry is excited to welcome James Sweigert as Managing Director. Sweigert, who brings extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, design, and TV and film production, will spearhead business development at Laundry. Sweigert arrives at Laundry following a tenure as Executive Producer of TV & Streaming at mOcean. Other previous positions include Executive Producer/Partner at Nathaniel James, …

Alma Mater Welcomes EP Ben Apley & Director Ronnie Koff

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Visual studio Alma Mater has added Executive Producer Ben Apley and Director Ronnie Koff to its team. Koff joins a roster that includes Creative Director/Director Brian Mah, who co-founded the company with VFX Supervisor James Anderson in 2012. He has already completed a CG-driven commercial campaign for GSD&M and the main title sequence for the upcoming movie from Columbia Pictures, …