T+Co’s Jakob Trollbäck Speaking at PromaxBDA

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Trollbäck+Company’s President/ECD Jakob Trollbäck will be speaking on the “Motivated, Happy and Moving Forward: Managing your Creative Career” alongside some of the industry’s leading in-house and out-of-house creative executives at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013. Taking place on Wednesday, June 19th at 9 a.m., this session will provide unprecedented insight into what different executives look for in today’s creative marketplace, how …

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 …

Commercial Production Company CHROMISTA Launches

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Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky has teamed up with executive producers Ted Robbins & Sandy Haddad to launch production company CHROMISTA. Rounding out the directorial roster are Kasra Farahani, Daniel Portrait of Kamp Grizzly, Xavier Mairesse (shortlisted for the AICP Show this year), and Walter May. Aronofsky’s longtime features producer Scott Franklin will serve as an executive producer. Shoot wrote a nice feature …

Shoot’s Next-Gen Filmmakers: Los Perez of The Cortez Brothers

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Congrats to The Cortez Brothers’ talented directing team Los Pérez (Tania Verduzco and Adrián Pérez), which has been selected as one of the 32 directors / directing teams to be honored at the SHOOT 2013 11th Annual New Directors Showcase on May 23rd in NYC. Check out their work here and see why they made the final cut!

Oishii Creative Welcomes Sterling Hawkins & Luca Giannettoni

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Team Oishii Creative is expanding! The brand strategy & integrated creative agency has appointed Sterling Hawkins to the role of Consumer Experience & Business Development. He will work closely with President/Creative Director Ismael Obregon on brand strategy for business and entertainment clients, and bolstering the agency’s reach into new markets. Luca Giannettoni also comes on board as Creative Director and …

GARTNER Welcomes Director Terry Rietta

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Bicoastal production company GARTNER recently welcomed award-winning director Terry Rietta to its roster. The signing represents the company’s ongoing commitment to offering agency clients and brands cutting-edge filmmaking and production talent across the traditional and digital advertising landscape. As a writer and director, Terry has made waves with award-winning commercials, branded content and short films. His marriage of rich visual …

Roger Welcomes Executive Producer Josh Libitsky

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2013 is the year of expansion for mixed-media production studio Roger, which welcomes Josh Libitsky as Executive Producer. The production industry veteran will combine forces with Owner/Creative Director Terence Lee and Head of Production Drew Neujahr to help grow the company’s live-action projects and advertising clientele. Most recently, Josh was Executive Producer at bi-coastal production company Stardust, where he worked …