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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 ,...
Friday, Jul. 27, 2018
Street Talk for July 27, 2018
Dirty Robber , a Los Angeles-based production and entertainment company, has signed director Joris Debeij who recently won a Young Director Award as the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival for his New York Times op-doc Perfectly Normal . Debeij’s directing credits include ad campaigns...
Friday, Jul. 20, 2018
Street Talk for July 20, 2018
Yukai Du , a director, illustrator and animator from Guangzhou, China via London and Central Saint Martins, has signed with NY-based studio Hornet for North American representation. Du made her first mark at Central Saint Martins working in the two-year program on her short film Way Out based on...
Friday, Jul. 13, 2018
Street Talk for July 13, 2018
Oren Brimer , a director and writer on HBO’s Crashing --starring Pete Holmes and executive-produced by Judd Apatow--has joined Convoy Content , an L.A.-based production company with work spanning commercials, branded content and films. Brimer has overseen the sketch side of TBS’ The Pete Holmes...
Friday, Jul. 6, 2018
Street Talk for July 6, 2018
Hornet has signed director Sam Mason for global representation. Mentored by director Pete Candeland whom he later teamed with to co-helm some select films, Mason has gone on to firmly establish himself as a director with worldwide campaigns for Coke, Toyota, Mazda and Honda as well as music videos...