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Madheart: Executive Producer Lisa Phillips Finds Success in a Competitive Advertising Market by Flaunting Convention
May 15, 2013 -- Madheart goes its own way. A producer of artfully-crafted advertising of unusual emotional power, the company is led by executive producer Lisa Phillips who has made a habit of zigging when other companies zag. Rejecting the mainstream production company business model based on a "stable" of directors, Phillips has stubbornly maintained Madheart's boutique status. She and Catherine De Angelis, the company's national sales manager, prefer to direct their laser-like attention on a small number of directors in whom they passionately believe.
SpotGenie Appoints Larry Fox VP/Director of Creative ServicesCompany Continues To Expand And Attract Top Industry Talent
May 15, 2013 -- SpotGenie Partners, LLC (seespotgenie.com), a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, has appointed Larry Fox to the newly created position of VP/Director of Creative Services, it was announced today by company President/CEO Wayne Dykes.
ARRI Inc. Taps Jeffrey A. Reyes as Director of Sales, Latin American Markets
May 08, 2013 -- ARRI Inc.promotes Jeffrey A. Reyes to Director of Sales, Latin American Markets. Reyes will now develop strategies and business in the Caribbean, Central and South America, in addition to overseeing the sales team for these territories. Reyes previously served as a Technical Sales Representative at ARRI, working closely with rental houses and customers for lighting and camera products.
Buster Beefs Up Creative Talent Roster and Names Joseph Kiely and Neville Burtis as Executive Creative Directors;Kiely Becomes ECD for Buster's On-Air Design Team, and Burtis Becomes ECD for BusterINK
May 06, 2013 -- Design and animation studio Buster has beefed up its creative talent roster by naming Joseph Kiely as the company's new Executive Creative Director for motion graphics, and Neville Burtis as Executive Creative Director of the agency's print, outdoor and digital division, BusterINK. Both men report to Buster's Chief Creative Officer / Executive Producer Jonas Morganstein. Brad Roth and Mark Feldstein, principals of Stun Creative, the parent company of Buster, made the announcement.
Rhythm & Hues Alumni Thom Burkhart Named Senior Producer at STEELE Studios
April 25, 2013 -- STEELE Studios, a leading post production company and creator of visual imagery for Films, Commercials, Television, Broadcast, Music Videos and Online/Viral Media, has named Thom Burkhart as the company's new Senior Producer. Most recently, Burkhart had been Head of Digital Post Production for Rhythm & Hues for 14 years.
National Production Company Twist Expands; Welcomes Associate Producer Alissa Liebert
April 24, 2013 -- Well-known national production company Twist has expanded and welcomed new Associate Producer Alissa Liebert. The announcement was made today by Twist Executive Producer Amyliz Pera, who is based in Manhattan. The Twist directorial roster currently features the diverse talents of Directors Matt Pittroff, Rich Michell, Chris Stocksmith and Marc André Debruyne.
"Alissa is smart, energetic, detail-oriented, and fun to be around," says Twist EP Amyliz Pera. "She's the kind of person we wanted to find a place for at our company. Luckily, she's also experienced in a number of areas and has been able to jump right in to help us supervise the production department as Associate Producer. Her post/fx experience will serve to help us with solutions for our clients and vendors, and her great care and input offers additional continuity to our process. Twist President/EP Jim Geib and I have already felt the benefit of having her on our team, and many more things will be color-coded now that she's here."
Wing Announces New Creative Director, Digital StrategistAgency Welcomes Execs to Support Growing Digital and Creative Departments
April 18, 2013 -- WPP's Wing, a full-service marketing communications agency focused on the Hispanic market, today announced the appointment of Jorge Ortega to Creative Director and Sy Kraft to Senior Digital Strategist. Both will be based out of New York and report to Wing's Managing Director Andrew Speyer.