We Are Royale’s Brien Holman on the “New” Golden Age of Advertising

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We Are Royale Partner/ECD Brien Holman recently penned this article on “Why Social Content is Paving the Way for a ‘New’ Golden Age of Advertising” for Little Black Book. In the in-depth piece, Brien highlights why building strategies with a social-first priority fosters a better relationship between consumers and the brands they follow.     Here are some 5 Quick …

Alkemy X Adds Cheryl Bohn as Vice President, Business Development & Eve Ehrich as Executive Producer

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Creative content company Alkemy X has hired Cheryl Bohn (left) as Vice President, Business Development, based in the company’s Philadelphia headquarters. In addition, the company has appointed Eve Ehrich (right) as Executive Producer in New York. Bohn joins Alkemy X following a successful 20-year career as an account manager at NFL Films. Her diverse background also includes positions at various …

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 …

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 …

Left Field Labs’ Gray Bright Speaks on IoT Trends with LEDS Magazine

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Left Field Labs‘ Director of Business Development Gray Bright was recently interviewed by LEDS Magazine on his lifelong passion for taking things apart and creating products that don’t exist — as well as technology, creativity, collaboration, and the intersection of multiple industries at the Internet of Things (IoT). Gray will also present during The LED Show track on February 14th in Long Beach, CA. …

Eric Zapakin Named Head of Production at We Are Royale

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Eric Zapakin has been named Head of Production at Los Angeles- and Seattle-based creative agency We Are Royale, bringing more than a decade of production experience in branding and entertainment sports content and marketing. In his new role, he will work closely with We Are Royale Partner and Managing Director Jen Lucero, overseeing the company’s in-house production capabilities, including design, animation, …

We Are Royale Hires Executive Producer Rhys Demery

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has hired Executive Producer Rhys Demery, who brings nearly 15 years of experience within brand, entertainment, and sports marketing. He’s worked with such clients as Intel, Jeep, Nike, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA Sports, and such traditional and OTT networks as NBC, FX, Hulu, and Amazon. Most recently, Demery was Executive Producer at Big …

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 …

Laundry Adds Tobin Kirk As Executive Producer

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Design and animation studio Laundry has added Tobin Kirk as Executive Producer. Kirk brings nearly 20 years of experience spanning broadcast design, main title sequences, integrated content, traditional on-air spots, branded content, digital, and social. He previously held positions as Managing Executive Producer at Troika and Executive Producer at Blind. Throughout his career, he has worked with such clients as …