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, …

Laundry + SYFY = 8 Original Animated Shorts!

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Laundry ‘s been busy! The design, animation & creative agency recently created a series of original animated shorts celebrating the “SYFY25: Origin Stories,” a fan-centric podcast with host Adam Savage (“Mythbusters”). Conceived by SYFY , agency 72andSunny and its full-service production studio HECHO en 72, the films capture key moments from episodes in the 15-part series, featuring iconic creators in …

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 …

Trollbäck+Company’s Comprehensive Rebrand of Oxygen Media to a Crime Network

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Trollbäck+Company rebranded and repositioned the Oxygen network from a women-centric entertainment channel to a premiere destination for true crime. To view a montage of the work, please visit: http://www.vimeo.com/227149331 Intrigued? You can read more about the rebrand in this exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter. Brand New and STASH also covered the work.

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, …

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, …

Trollbäck+Company Creates 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles

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Trollbäck+Company recently created the 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles, which debuted on June 7th at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The animated piece unveiled the new AICP logo — its first in 45 years — which was designed by Brian Collins. Led by Trollbäck+Company Creative Director Brian Bowman, the sequence takes the audience on a …

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 …

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 …

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 …