REVERSE’s Bradley Tangonan’s Short Doc “Kaholoʻaʻā” Featured in “The Atlantic Selects”

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The Atlantic featured “Kaholoʻaʻā,” a short documentary by REVERSE Director Bradley Tangonan in its “The Atlantic Selects” today. See the piece here. Upon discovering his lineage to the Hawaiian goddess Pele, Keoni Kaholoʻaʻā sets out on a path to fulfill his “kuleana,” or responsibility, as a native Hawaiʻian and as a park ranger at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. The doc …

REVERSE Director Johan Stahl Twists Heads In Newport Beach Film Festival Trailer

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When a young boy’s active imagination has real-life consequences…  Adweek recently featured The Newport Beach Film Festival trailer “Play: The Power of Ideas,” created by The Garage / Team Mazda & directed by Johan Stahl of REVERSE, whose short films and documentaries have garnered Sundance and Robert Awards (the Danish Oscars). The production team also featured an all-star cast that included award-winning feature director of photography …

Creative Director & Live-Action Director Reza Rasoli Joins Laundry

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Animation and production company Laundry has added Reza Rasoli as creative director and live-action director. Rasoli has previously been repped at companies including Pet Gorilla, Brand New School and Blind, and has collaborated with clients such as Google, IBM, HBO, Vans, Virgin America, and GE. More recently, his anthem spot for UnityPoint Health aired during the Super Bowl in the Midwest region. Rasoli was …

Alkemy X Welcomes Directors Robert Boocheck & Jordan Fein

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Alkemy X has expanded its directorial roster with the additions of Robert Boocheck and Jordan Fein. Boocheck, who was most recently repped by Honor Society, launched his film career working for director Sam Raimi and has since shot campaigns for such brands as Google, State Farm, Toyota, and Ray-Ban, as well as the recent comedic “Sometimes, Naked Is Better” spots for Wonderful Pistachios. …

Chad Howitt Joins We Are Royale As Creative Director

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has welcomed Chad Howitt as Creative Director in its Los Angeles office. A versatile creative director and filmmaker, Howitt specializes in blending the worlds of narrative storytelling and visual effects. His client list includes notable brands such as VW, Honda, Marvel, Ubisoft, Under Armour, The Grammys, and Westin Hotels. Prior to freelancing at Royale …

We Are Royale’s Gravity-Defying Film for Under Armour HOVR

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale recently partnered with Under Armour to create a hero film for the brand’s HOVR line of shoes featuring new proprietary foam technology. The connected “zero-gravity feel” shoes, which launched in stores and online on February 1st, also lets users track their runs via the updated MapMyRun app without having to charge third-party devices or …

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 …

Alkemy X Produces Branded Makeover Series for Samsung’s “Reframe This Space”

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Creative content company Alkemy X recently partnered with ad agency Barbarian to produce “Reframe This Space,” a new branded series on YouTube that showcases The Frame by Samsung. Combining design with technology, Samsung’s latest TV transforms into a canvas for art when idle. In the four-part series, host Emily Henderson and her special guest influencers transform a greenhouse, barge, barn, …

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 …