“Free Solo” Wins Oscar For Best Doc Feature

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Congrats to Directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, National Geographic, and our friends at BigStar for their “Free Solo” Oscar win for Best Documentary Feature! The film follows Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000-foot-high El Capitan wall — with no ropes or safety gear. BigStar worked closely with the directors, creating the …

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 …

Laundry Creates Vibrant Title Sequence & Branding For Graphika Manila

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Laundry was recently commissioned by Graphika Manila to create the title sequence and branding for its 13th annual event. Managing Director James Sweigert also presented at the Philippines-based creativity conference. Led by Laundry Partner/Executive Creative Director PJ Richardson, the concept behind the event poster, T-shirt design, and title sequence was inspired by the infinite loop of the creative process. The …

Deutsch Launches Animated PSAs For “me too” Movement

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The “me too” Movement, founded by Tarana Burke in 2006, has teamed up with Deutsch and a number of supporting agencies and production companies, including Steelhead, Hornet, Elastic, Psyop, and We Are Royale, to put the focus back on the survivors of sexual assault by offering them a platform to tell their stories. The spots feature powerful testimonies from Terry Crews, Emily Waters, Daniela Contreras, and an anonymous …

INPHANTRY Recon: Best Brand Experiences & Activations at Art Basel

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INPHANTRY’s New Business Strategist Mikey Centrella recently shared his thoughts on the best brand experiences and activations at Art Basel and Miami Art Week 2018. Says Centrella: “Overwhelming as it were, I set out to discover which brands were making the biggest impact in the spirit of celebrating art and creativity with consumers at Art Basel. Some brands, such as …

BigStar Reaches New Heights With Creative Director John Leamy

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Creative services company BigStar has added Creative Director John Leamy to its team. An award-winning, multidisciplinary creative, Leamy is currently working on the title design and branding for the upcoming PBS documentary series, “Chasing the Moon.” He was most recently Executive Creative Director at Leroy & Clarkson, where he helmed projects for National Geographic, Nasdaq, Nickelodeon, and ABC News. Prior to that, …

Left Field Labs’ Sarah Mehler On Why Having A Creative Outlet Can Help Business Leaders

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Sarah Mehler, Founder & CEO of Left Field Labs, shares her insights into why having a creative outlet matters and how it can shape your business philosophy. Through her own experience in playing music, she came up with these five themes of career wisdom: Practice Shared Mindfulness   Honor Presence Channel an Attitude of Gratitude Embrace Self-Evolution Own Your Voice See …

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. …

Gorgeous CG Spot for History’s “Mountain Men” from Roger

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Production & design studio Roger and the CG crew at Lunar Animation in the UK recently produced a CG promo for History’s “Mountain Men.” “Nature’s Thread” tells the story of how, when living in nature, everything is connected. The team created 3D handcrafted characters and environments made entirely of threaded materials, from yarn, cotton, and burlap. This is the latest …