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High-End Post Boutique TWELVE Launches

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Award-winning colorist Lez Rudge and veteran production and postproduction executives Marcelo Gandola, Axel Ericson and Ed Rilli have joined forces to launch TWELVE, a high-end post boutique for the advertising, film and television industry. The announcement comes on the heels of several projects under the TWELVE banner, including campaigns for Jagermeister, Comcast, Maybelline, and the NY Rangers. Gandola was most …

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Laundry Names James Sweigert as Managing Director

Priya PR Animation, Brand Strategy, Design, Entertainment, Motion Graphics, Network Branding, News, People News, Postproduction, Production, Promos, VFX, Visual Identities

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, …

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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, …

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Midnight Sherpa Lands Motion Awards Top Honors & Golden Trailer Awards Nominations

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Creative studio Midnight Sherpa recently landed Best New Studios honors from the Motion Awards. To be considered for this special category, the studio was nominated by the judges and voted on by the public. The three studios with the most votes were crowned winners. Continuing its winning streak, Midnight Sherpa was also nominated for three Golden Trailer Awards for its …

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Nickelodeon Launches All-New On-Air Brand Refresh

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Nickelodeon, the number-one kids’ network with the top-rated kids’ shows on all TV, is pairing this year’s fun-filled slime-fest, the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, with the debut of an all-new brand refresh of its on-air and online look and feel—one that reflects the play, surprise and imagination in kids’ lives and delivers on the net’s mission to help make the …

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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 …

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Artifact Welcomes Veteran Executive Producer Kitty Snyder

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Creative studio Artifact Design is pleased to welcome postproduction veteran Kitty Snyder as Executive Producer. In this role, she will bring her expertise in developing brand and marketing strategies, cultivating client relationships, and bidding and producing projects. Her strong ties within the agency and film community will complement the full range of production, design, VFX, animation, and post capabilities of the Artifact …

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the captivating grip of ”The Sixth Sense,”  “Unbreakable,” and ”Signs” with ”Split,” an original film that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s (JAMES MCAVOY) fractured, gifted mind.  Here, the personality of Hedwig has emerged.

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 …

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Fire Breathing Goat Saves the Realm in Fantastical Georgia Lottery Ad

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Creative studio Artifact Design recently completed VFX and design work on “The Fire King,” the latest commercial for Georgia Lottery Keno! via BBDO Atlanta. Parodying medieval fantasy, the spot features Kevin the Goat reprising his fire-breathing heroics from earlier campaigns. “The Fire King” saga follows Kevin’s quest for the throne in the land of 12 realms. Battles and courtship ensue …

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New Nike Skateboarding Film Shows How Skateboarders See the World Differently

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Nike and commercial production company Hoffman Bros. recently teamed up to produce a new skateboarding short featuring pro skateboarder Stefan Janoski. Currently airing on the Nike Skateboarding website and on-air on FS1, the three-minute film artistically visualizes Janoski’s experience of the world – personally and as a Nike skateboarder — along with fellow pro riders Sean Malto and Karsten Kleppan. …