Hybrid Expands Into Austin Ad Community

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Creative editorial and content production house Hybrid, founded by Editors/Partners Susan Munro and Michael Bartoli, has opened a new location in Austin, Texas. Perry Tongate of Perry Reps will rep the company in Texas and the Southeast, including Louisiana, Virginia and Florida, and work with executive producer Gail Butler on new business development. The Southwest location has already finished its …

King And Country Creates Dynamic Spot For All-New Ford Transit

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Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (K&C) to produce an ambitious commercial for the 2015 Ford Transit. With a polished mixture of 3D animation, design and live-action, the 30-second piece, entitled “9 to 5’ers,” packs as much punch as the new iconic Ford utility van itself. K&C came up with a pod concept to …

Full-Service Production Company Shuttlecraft Launches

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Shuttlecraft, a full-service production company founded by partners Ronnie Koff and Dan Dickenson, has just opened its New York studio. Specializing in high-end, cinematic visual storytelling, Shuttlecraft is a boutique offering live-action and post-production services, including VFX, animation, editorial, compositing and finishing. Koff, formerly of Imaginary Forces, will serve as Executive Creative Director; and Dickenson, founder of international directing collective Supergoober, will act as Managing Partner/Executive Producer. Robert Berman will serve as Executive Producer. …

mOcean Helps Usher In “The Simpsons” On FXX

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Entertainment creative agency mOcean recently contributed to the launch campaign for the arrival of The Simpsons on FXX, which kicked off on August 21st with a 12-day marathon of the show’s complete 25-year catalogue. mOcean was integral to the post process, editorial and finishing of the epically funny “Kitchen Sink” spot announcing FXX’s acquisition of syndication rights for the animated …

Roger & Constant Contact’s New Mixed-Media Campaign

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Mixed-media production studio Roger recently partnered with Constant Contact on a new campaign for its online marketing toolkit for small businesses. Whether it’s a social media campaign or an email newsletter to kick-off a big sale, Constant Contact provides its users all the tools and free marketing advice they need to meet their goals, no matter how much they change. …

STATE Design Creates motion 2014 Show Open

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STATE Design was recently commissioned by the organizers of the popular motion Conference to create the open for its 8th annual event, which took place in Albuquerque, NM, from August 15th through 18th. Building on the conference tagline, “Feed Your Creative Brain,” the mixed-media opening (:90) features a combination of stop-motion, 3D and 2D animations. The vibrantly surreal sequence, led …

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 …

1/29 & WeChat Savor Life’s Best Moments

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1/29 and We Chow recently collaborated on two videos that highlight how WeChatters around the world can use the app to enhance their everyday lives. The first, “WeChow,” centers around one man’s quest for the best bowl of ramen by following a noodle-obsessed guy who spends several days sampling bowl after bowl — and brings his friends along for the …

eyeball Brings Audio To Life For Master & Dynamic

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Creative strategic design agency eyeball recently completed a :90 brand film for luxury headphone manufacturer Master & Dynamic. Since the brand produces beautifully crafted audio devices for the modern workspace, the concept of the film had to reflect the richness of its products and creative philosophy: sound is an essential creative element that transports and inspires the mind. Collaborating with …