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!

CNN Partners with Compadre for 2020 Election Package

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For its 2020 election coverage, CNN recently turned to creative marketing agency Compadre to develop a promotional system that would simplify the election landscape for viewers, as well as the graphic tools for CNN’s internal teams to easily adapt and implement over the next 15 months.  The package premiered during the lead-up to the first Democratic debate and will continue …

Special Olympics Athletes Design Original Logo for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

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Laundry recently partnered with Publicis Seattle to share the story of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games logo, which was inspired by the designs of nine Special Olympics athletes. The creative process was captured in a mini-documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi. Laundry contributed its design and animation talents to the animated logo reveal at the end of the piece. Working …

We Are Royale Creates Animated AR Mural for Artolution

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We Are Royale recently partnered with community-based public art organization Artolution to create an animated AR mural featuring the artwork of 15 refugee children and teens from Central America. The project provided an educational and therapeutic experience for the children, who are clients of KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), a non-profit that provides pro-bono legal services to unaccompanied immigrant …

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 …

Find Yours: And Company’s Mesmerizing 360 Brand Campaign for WEBTOON

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Creative agency And Company has created a 360 campaign for WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comics platform with more than 10 million daily readers. Geared towards expanding the Korean brand’s presence in the U.S. market, the campaign is highlighted by a :60 anthem spot for theatrical and broadcast, directed by Matt Hoffman of HB Films, with visual effects provided by Electric …

Compadre Grows Its Team With New ECD, Director of Creative Strategy, and Head of Production

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On the heels of its recent launch, creative marketing agency Compadre has welcomed Executive Creative Director Curtis Doss and Director of Creative Strategy Mika Saulitis. An Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Doss previously served as Creative Director at design agency Big Block and creative services company BigStar, where he led entertainment marketing, sports branding, and …

Laundry Welcomes Monica Reimold As Executive Producer

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Design-driven animation & production company Laundry has hired Monica Reimold as Executive Producer. She brings more than a decade of experience in commercials, branded content, and new media. Based in Laundry’s San Francisco office, Reimold will oversee sales, marketing, client relations, and in-house production operations. Most recently, she was Executive Producer at creative design studio Ranger & Fox, where she …

Anne Gordon Returns to Hooligan as Director of Development

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Anne Gordon is no stranger to the Hooligan family. In fact, she was a founding partner when the company launched as Chinagraph 20 years ago.  Returning to Hooligan from Melbourne, Gordon will take on a multi-faceted role, managing new business, client relations, communications, and operations for the NYC-based creative post-production company.  In her short time since reuniting with Hooligan, Gordon …