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Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
Street Talk for October 5, 2018
NY-based Hornet has signed director Andrew Myers for global representation. His work often explores the processing and output of mass information in the digital era, looking to make controlled sense of a chaotic system of images. Growing up in small town Ontario, Canada and later obtaining a BFA at...
Friday, Sep. 28, 2018
Street Talk for September 28, 2018
Anthony Gibbs has been promoted from design director to creative director at Framestore . He first joined Framestore in 2007 in London, relocating to the creative studio’s Los Angeles office in 2016 to help expand its design presence. His experience spans compositing, 3D, interactive work, camera,...
Friday, Sep. 21, 2018
Street Talk for September 21, 2018
L.A.-based director Cassandra Brooksbank has joined Great Guns for global representation. Hailing from Nevada, Brooksbank grew up in the glitz of the world’s entertainment capital, Las Vegas, which helped her to carve out the iconic visual style of her work that she coined “extravagant pop.” A...
Friday, Sep. 14, 2018
Street Talk for September 14, 2018
Havas Group has invested in Republica , a multicultural agency based in Miami. Republica was founded by chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia and president Luis Casamayor in 2006 to address the “seismic multicultural and digital revolution.” Republica’s team of 120 experts specializes in creating...
Friday, Sep. 7, 2018
Street Talk for September 7, 2018
Roy Skillicorn is back leading Backyard Productions , the company he founded and guided for 20+ years. He recently partnered with Kevin Allodi, president and CEO of Philo Media, which acquired Backyard in 2017. Allodi reached out to Skillicorn knowing that he ran Backyard during its most successful...
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Street Talk for August 31, 2018
Following the success of their acclaimed short, Bag Man , at SXSW in 2015, Aussie directors Jonathan and Josh Baker --aka TWIN who are handled for spots and branded content by Sweetshop --are making their feature film debut, Kin . Set in present day Detroit, Kin tells the story of Jimmy Solinski (...
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
Street Talk for August 24, 2018
DGA Award-winning ( Tracey Takes On... ) director Dennie Gordon , who’s handled by Wondros for spots and branded content, is set to executive produce and direct three of the eight episodes of the second season of the Amazon series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan . Shooting for season 2 is currently underway...
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018
Street Talk for August 17, 2018
United Entertainment Group ( UEG ), a global entertainment, sports and lifestyle marketing agency, has launched its first-ever offering in Asia. Industry veteran Toru Fumihara has been hired as the managing director of UEG’s new office in Tokyo, which will serve as a hub for the Asian marketplace...
Friday, Aug. 10, 2018
Street Talk for August 10, 2018
Director César Pelizer , the animator, illustrator and absurdist, has signed with Hornet for global representation. He has worked with clients such as Google, Apple, Headspace, YouTube, TED, XBOX and McDonald’s. His work has earned two Wooden Pencils at D&DA and a Webby Awards under the “Weird...
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
Street Talk for August 3, 2018
Bicoastal The Famous Group has signed director Pete Chatmon . He is a film, television and commercial filmmaker whose credits include branded content for Walmart and Spectrum, and television exploits spanning such shows as HBO’s Insecure , Netflix’s Atypical , ABC’s Black-ish and American Koko ,...