motion504’s Cheeky Sponsor Reel For Provincetown International Film Festival

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From the creative minds at broadcast design & animation studio motion504 comes this delightfully entertaining sponsor reel for the Provincetown International Film Festival, which celebrates its 15th anniversary with a new logo and visual identity. The sponsor reel places the 2D-illustrated wading bird logo front and center, as he appears in recognizable scenarios from both well known and more-obscure movies …

iartists’s Danixa Diaz To Moderate “Pitch Therapy” Panel At PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013

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iartists executive producer/co-founder Danixa Diaz will moderate a panel at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013 next week. “Pitch Therapy: A Two-Way Conversation About the Challenges of Engagement” will look at the often hot yet sensitive topic. This candid, honest, fun, respectful and important conversation will share insights and information from both the broadcast executive’s perspective and the studio’s point of view. …

T+Co’s Jakob Trollbäck Speaking at PromaxBDA

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Trollbäck+Company’s President/ECD Jakob Trollbäck will be speaking on the “Motivated, Happy and Moving Forward: Managing your Creative Career” alongside some of the industry’s leading in-house and out-of-house creative executives at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013. Taking place on Wednesday, June 19th at 9 a.m., this session will provide unprecedented insight into what different executives look for in today’s creative marketplace, how …

Cocktail Party Espionage: Roger’s Darkly Funny Promo For “Devious Maids”

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Roger recently created this live-action promo for the new Lifetime TV comedy-drama series “Devious Maids” from executive producer Eva Longoria and Marc Cherry, the creator of “Desperate Housewives.” Roger Creative Director Terry Lee co-directed the darkly humorous promo with Joe Nichols, Creative Director at A&E Networks/Lifetime TV, which visualizes the show’s premise: five ambitious Beverly Hills maids entangled in a …

The Cortez Brothers Selected For CA Film Tax Credits

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The Cortez Brothers is one of the 31 productions selected to receive a portion of the $100 million in credits available from the California Film Commission for its feature, “Bordering on Love.” This places it in good company, which includes a total of 14 features, 14 basic cable TV series and three movies of the week, including the “Entourage” movie …

“Mile…Mile & A Half” Documentary Makes Film Festival History

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If you’re free this Saturday, June 1st, and in Santa Monica, CA, then try to check out the world premiere of Mile…Mile & A Half, a feature-length documentary by an LA-based collective of multimedia artists and outdoor enthusiasts called The Muir Project. The film follows the group as they hiked the entire John Muir Trail in July 2011 and brought …

Agency Post Profiles David Lai of Hello Design

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I had the pleasure of working with David Lai and his team at Hello Design in 2010. They’re a group of brilliant creatives and designers creating interactive experiences and original content for the likes of Herman Miller, Tillamook Cheese, UCLA, Nike and Natural History Museum. Their core philosophy is “Do Good Work & Everything Else Happens” — which, while a …

iartists Celebrates One Year; Welcomes “The Connector” Sheima Hassanlou

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iartists welcomes its first year in business by expanding with new agent Sheima Hassanlou and new clients: creative production company Shilo and digital behaviorists Modus Operandi across various disciplines including broadcast, advertising, digital and gaming. Co-founded in 2012 by Executive Producer Danixa Diaz, the international business development firm also adds Sheima Hassanlou as an associate agent to handle the West Coast …

Süperfad Seattle Alums Get A Royale Welcome

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Integrated motion design & production studio Royale welcomes Executive Producer Chris Volckmann, Head of Digital Production Beck Henderer-Peña, and Senior Art Director Loren Judah. The three, formerly of Süperfad, will head Royale’s new Seattle, Washington location, and work closely with the Los Angeles office to create cohesive branding strategies for clients across broadcast, digital, print, and other media. AWN has …

Commercial Production Company CHROMISTA Launches

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Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky has teamed up with executive producers Ted Robbins & Sandy Haddad to launch production company CHROMISTA. Rounding out the directorial roster are Kasra Farahani, Daniel Portrait of Kamp Grizzly, Xavier Mairesse (shortlisted for the AICP Show this year), and Walter May. Aronofsky’s longtime features producer Scott Franklin will serve as an executive producer. Shoot wrote a nice feature …