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 …

Midnight Sherpa Retains Janice W. Summers For Business Development Efforts

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Creative studio Midnight Sherpa has retained veteran business development consultant Janice W. Summers to help lead its company growth and sales initiatives for television, OTT marketing, commercials, main titles, and direct-to-brand work. The partnership caps an exceptional year for Midnight Sherpa, which received “Best New Studios” honors from the Motion Awards, and won a Golden Trailer Award for its stunning …

Laundry Names James Sweigert as Managing Director

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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, …

Alkemy X Signs Award-Winning Directing Collective Wefilm For U.S. Representation

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Amsterdam-based collective Wefilm to its directorial roster for U.S. representation. The multiple Cannes Lions winner is known for its pioneering work in advertising and unconventional approach to branded content for such clients as Google, Heineken, Vodafone, and Tesla. To date, Wefilm’s work has been shared more than 300 million times and won over …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Geoff Bailey Joins Alkemy X As Creative Director

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Creative Director Geoff Bailey to its New York office. This move accents a noteworthy stretch of expansion in which Alkemy X almost doubled its staff and opened a new state-of-the-art production and post facility in New York City. The announcement comes on the heels of Alkemy X making headlines as the exclusive visual …