ArtClass & ESPN CreativeWorks Capture Neighborly Dysfunction In State Farm’s ESPN Campaign

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Bicoastal production company ArtClass and ESPN CreativeWorks collaborated on the production of “ESPN: The Neighborhood Presented by State Farm.” The series of co-branded spots are part of a campaign to promote State Farm’s sponsorship of the NBA and College Gameday on ESPN. The broadcast spots are the latest installments of the episodic-style campaign, which humorously riffs on reality TV with …

Laundry Partners With Liz Laine Reps For Midwest Representation

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Design, animation and production studio Laundry has joined forces with Liz Laine Reps for Midwest commercial representation. Launched in 2005 by Partners/Executive Creative Directors PJ Richardson and Anthony Liu, Laundry is a Los Angeles- and San Francisco-based design, animation and live-action studio specializing in commercials, film, and digital content. Read more about their partnership in Reel 360, Production Hub, and …

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 …

Bradley Tangonan Directs Suboi’s “Bet On Me” Music Video

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REVERSE‘s Bradley Tangonan recently directed “Bet On Me,” the latest music video from Suboi. Suboi, a rapper on the verge of motherhood, escapes from the chaos of Saigon to experience freedom and transformation in the forests, villages, and temples of rural Vietnam. Part-fiction and part-documentary, this music film marks a new chapter in the life and work of Vietnam’s “queen …

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 …

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!

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 …