UNHEARD/OF Adds Directors Chris Volckmann & Aaron Brown

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Production company UNHEARD/OF has signed Chris Volckmann and Aaron Brown to its directorial roster. Volckmann has created content for such brands as Adidas, Groupon, Nike, Oculus, Chevy, and Amazon. Prior to that, he worked as a producer and executive producer at design studios including Superfad and We Are Royale. Brown has directed commercial work for such clients as Levi’s, Converse, …

Alkemy X Welcomes Director Adam Bonke & Senior Editor Paul Bastin

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Creative content company Alkemy X has expanded its talent roster with the addition of Director Adam Bonke and Senior Editor Paul Bastin. A previous winner of the Young Director Award at Cannes, Copenhagen-based Bonke has worked with such brands as Comcast, Coca-Cola, Nike, Red Cross, and Doctors Without Borders. Bastin brings 20+ years of experience in the postproduction industry, having …

Alkemy X Signs Award-Winning Directing Collective Wefilm For U.S. Representation

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Amsterdam-based collective Wefilm to its directorial roster for U.S. representation. The multiple Cannes Lions winner is known for its pioneering work in advertising and unconventional approach to branded content for such clients as Google, Heineken, Vodafone, and Tesla. To date, Wefilm’s work has been shared more than 300 million times and won over …

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, …

Trollbäck+Company Creates 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles

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Trollbäck+Company recently created the 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles, which debuted on June 7th at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The animated piece unveiled the new AICP logo — its first in 45 years — which was designed by Brian Collins. Led by Trollbäck+Company Creative Director Brian Bowman, the sequence takes the audience on a …

Geoff Bailey Joins Alkemy X As Creative Director

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Creative Director Geoff Bailey to its New York office. This move accents a noteworthy stretch of expansion in which Alkemy X almost doubled its staff and opened a new state-of-the-art production and post facility in New York City. The announcement comes on the heels of Alkemy X making headlines as the exclusive visual …

BaseCamp Entertainment Signs The Wolf Brothers and Maureen Hufnagel

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New York-based directing collective BaseCamp Entertainment has signed The Wolf Brothers and Maureen Hufnagel for U.S. market representation. The signings further strengthen BaseCamp Entertainment’s roster of international talent and bolsters the company’s mantra of ensuring each client receives the best artistry and creativity befitting their needs. In addition to bringing on the new directors, BaseCamp Entertainment has also seen recent …

Alkemy X Reunites with M. Night Shyamalan for VFX for Universal Pictures’ “Split”

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Creative content company Alkemy X provided visual effects for Universal Pictures’ No. 1 new film “Split,” from writer/director M. Night Shyamalan, it was announced today. From on-set VFX supervision to post-production, the job yielded a total of 74 shots in the final film, including those for the film’s climactic scenes. “Split” is now in theaters. “Split” marks Alkemy X’s fourth …

The Hoffman Bros. Get Improvising in Stylish Nike Spot

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Commercial production company Hoffman Bros. recently conceived and produced a short film for Nike featuring Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving and drummer Questlove of The Roots. Currently on-air and online, “Improv” (:60) is a cinematic mashup of basketball and jazz, as the dribbling Irving and the drumming Questlove exchange beats in a spectacular improv session that culminates in a …

The Creative Struggle Is Real In Artifact Design’s 2016 AICP Atlanta Opener

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The Southeast Chapter of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) commissioned Artifact Design to create the sponsor reel for the 2016 AICP Show in Atlanta. Marking its third consecutive opener for the annual celebration of advertising in moving media, Artifact Design delivered “Indecision,” a multimedia expo that humorously captures the turbulent brainstorming process of designers. Narrated in the form of …