Agency Dell Blue Welcomes Senior Creative Lead Editor Jason Uson

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Dell Blue, the internal creative agency for Dell, has added Jason Uson as Senior Lead Creative Editor. An award-winning editor, he has worked on commercials, online content, films, and documentaries for such clients as Zales, Southwest Airlines, Nike, Budweiser, Walgreens, and Harpo Films. More recently, at Dell Blue, he cut a campaign for Alienware, directed by Tony Kaye. Uson is …

ArtClass Signs Director Shahana Khan

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Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed director Shahana Khan for commercials and branded content in the U.S. With a filmmaking background spanning live-action, creative direction and visual effects, Khan brings a multidisciplinary perspective to the director’s chair. Her recent credits include music videos for Kingdom, Maluca, Michah James and Poolside, which have garnered acclaim in Paper Magazine, Teen Vogue, Pitchfork and Jezebel. Khan’s …

Laundry Creates Retro Animations for TCM Guest Programming with Julie Andrews

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Design, animation & production company Laundry recently collaborated with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on animations for an interstitial program with actress Julie Andrews, who reflects on her Hollywood years and speaks about her new book, “Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.” Several of Andrews’ most notable films, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “Victor/Victoria,” and “The Americanization of Emily,” as well …

Production & Post Boutique Destro Launches in LA

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Industry veterans Drew Neujahr, Sean McAllen, and Shane McAllen have partnered to form Destro, a live-action and post-production boutique based in Los Angeles. Destro has already developed and produced an original documentary series, “SEED,” which profiles artists and innovators across a range of disciplines. In addition, the team has recently worked on projects for Google, Nintendo, and Michelin. With the launch …

Dell Blue Creates Visceral Spot For Alienware

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Dell Blue, the internal creative agency for Dell, recently created a :60 spot for Alienware, a provider of premium gaming laptops and desktops. Centered around the tagline “Everything Counts,” the spot features a cast of real-life gamers headlined by Yiliang “Peter” Peng a.k.a. Doublelift, a professional League of Legends player who currently plays for esports organization Team Liquid. In addition, …

REVERSE Signs Director Mike Matthews For US Representation

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Bicoastal production company REVERSE has signed Mike Matthews for U.S. representation. A commercial director with experience in food and performance, Matthews has directed for Asda, Bertolli, Coca-Cola, Laphroaig, Lipton, the BBC, and Woolworths Australia. He has also helmed a number of TV projects with chef Jamie Oliver. Read more in Ad Age, Shots, and Studio Daily!

CNN Partners with Compadre for 2020 Election Package

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For its 2020 election coverage, CNN recently turned to creative marketing agency Compadre to develop a promotional system that would simplify the election landscape for viewers, as well as the graphic tools for CNN’s internal teams to easily adapt and implement over the next 15 months.  The package premiered during the lead-up to the first Democratic debate and will continue …

Special Olympics Athletes Design Original Logo for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

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Laundry recently partnered with Publicis Seattle to share the story of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games logo, which was inspired by the designs of nine Special Olympics athletes. The creative process was captured in a mini-documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi. Laundry contributed its design and animation talents to the animated logo reveal at the end of the piece. Working …

We Are Royale Creates Animated AR Mural for Artolution

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We Are Royale recently partnered with community-based public art organization Artolution to create an animated AR mural featuring the artwork of 15 refugee children and teens from Central America. The project provided an educational and therapeutic experience for the children, who are clients of KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), a non-profit that provides pro-bono legal services to unaccompanied immigrant …

Roger & Big Machine Merge Into Single Creative Studio

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Creative agency Roger and full-service production company Big Machine have merged. Representing Roger in the business partnership is Terence Lee, creative director; Dane Macbeth, creative director; and Josh Libitsky, executive producer. Representing Big Machine is Steve Petersen, director; Ken Carlson, creative director; and Sean Owolo, business development. The Los Angeles-based studios will retain the Roger name and continue all operations …