The Refinery AV Welcomes Josh Olson

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Marketing agency The Refinery AV has welcomed Josh Olson as SVP of Theatrical/Creative Director. Olson, who brings more than a decade of experience in entertainment marketing, will work closely with The Refinery AV partner/creative director Brett Winn on company growth initiatives and creative strategies for feature film, television, multimedia and gaming clients. “Josh is brutally honest, hard-working and creative to …

Roger Produces a New Look for TV Land to Target Younger Viewers

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Los Angeles-based creative production studio Roger recently partnered with TV Land on a comprehensive rebrand, including a new logo and on-air look. The rebrand coincided with a major programming shift as the network launched a line-up of original content aimed at consumers in their 30s and 40s. “This is the network’s biggest brand shift in the last two decades, so it’s …

Lisa Miller Joins King And Country As Managing Director Of Networks & Brands

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Design-centric production company King and Country (K&C) has hired Lisa Miller as Managing Director of Networks & Brands. The appointment comes as King and Country continues to widen its footprint in the entertainment marketing business. The company recently completed projects for FOX Sports, Golf Channel, History Channel, NBC, and Travel Channel. Prior to joining King and Country, Miller was VP …

STATE Design Launches

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STATE Design, a boutique design & animation studio, has launched in Los Angeles. Founded by Creative Director Marcel Ziul and Executive Producer Joe Nash, the studio has already embarked on an animated graphics package for the NFL Network’s 2014 NFL Draft coverage, and an animated Brazilian-market spot for Ecological Corredor to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Joe Nash …

T+Co Anchors “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” Show Open

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Strategic design agency Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) recently created the show open for the new HBO comedy series “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” As the only weekly news-oriented comedy series presented on Sunday nights, each edition of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” features a mix of topical commentary, pre-taped pieces, and often an interview. T+Co’s visual language needed …

King and Country Signs SuperPowers Reps For East Coast

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Design-based production company King and Country (K&C) has signed SuperPowers Reps Angelina Powers & K.C. Gulino for East Coast commercial representation. “SuperPowers is world class and a perfect fit for King and Country,” says Jerry Torgerson, King and Country Partner/Executive Producer. “We are delighted to team up with dedicated partners that truly understand our work, our aesthetic and our diverse …

EP Eric Mueller Joins Gasket Studios

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Eric Mueller has joined design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios as Executive Producer. Mueller has already hit the ground running, working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as an underground-style branded film for Subaru, and an upcoming project for the Provincetown International Film Festival. His roots in the production, postproduction …

loyalkaspar Goes Wild For Nat Geo Wild Refresh

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Entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar recently created a new network refresh and branding package for Nat Geo Wild, which included comprehensive promo toolkits, print collateral templates, as well as a type identity and a variety of custom logo treatments. The goal was to help translate the channel’s unique voice to domestic and international audiences alike, and express its distinct personality within …

From the Mighty Jungle to the Digital Jungle: The Cortez Brothers Launch New Website

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Production and creative development company The Cortez Brothers recently launched a new website in collaboration with graphic design and illustration studio Eight Hour Day. Creating an engaging and seamlessly dynamic user-experience brought The Cortez Brothers President Bernadette Rivero back together with Eight Hour Day Creative Director/Partner Nathan Strandberg. The two drew heavily from their shared production experience shooting interactive documentaries …

BiG MACHiNE’s Ken Carlson on postPerspective

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BiG MACHiNE Co-Founder/Creative Director Ken Carlson recently spoke with postPerspective about how taking chances and trying new things throughout his career ultimately inspired him to found the award-winning visual production company with Steve Petersen. Here’s the best answer from the interview (IMHO): ANY TIPS FOR OTHERS THINKING OF DOING THE SAME? If you’re lazy, unreliable and a hack, please become …