Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Content studio Big Block has signed director Marcus Kuhne, who’s well established in the Spanish filmmaking community. Kuhne has already made a smooth transition to the American market. His gravity-defying visual for The Chainsmokers hit “Don’t Let Me Down (...

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Minerva Content, the management consulting and representation firm run by partners Mary Knox and Shauna Seresin, has signed Machine Head. They will be handling sound designer Stephen Dewey on the East Coast and...

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

L.A.-based YayBig Productions has signed writer/director Ryan Prows. His debut feature film, Lowlife, is moving towards its 2017 premiere. Both the film and Prows are represented by UTA. He has written and directed content for a variety of platforms...

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

Commercial production company LightHouse Films has signed B Lush Creative (Deirdre Rymer & Associates) for representation on the West Coast, Ann Asprodites for the Southeast and Texas, and Cathi Connor for the Midwest....

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Two cinematographers repped by Dattner Dispoto and Associates (DDA) had features released this month. Maryse Alberti lensed David Frankel’s Collateral Beauty, starring Will Smith as Howard Inlet, a successful New York advertising...

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Black Lives Matter in partnership with J. Walter Thompson New York has created BackingBlackBusiness.com, a web tool allowing people to easily discover Black owned small businesses throughout the U.S. Currently in Beta with over 300 Black-owned...

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Instant Karma Films has added Olivier Venturini to its U.S. directorial roster for commercials and branded content. Born in France where he began his directing career shooting for such clients as Cartier, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Fiat and Coca Cola, Venturini then made...

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Costume designer Kate De Blasio, production designer Kai Boydell and hair and make-up artist Olive Meyer have signed with The Gersh Agency for exclusive representation....

Justin Stout has joined ...

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

AR breakthrough at Bent Image Lab

Emerging from stealth mode after three years, Bent Image Lab’s youAR platform shows the promise to pave new ground in Augmented Reality real-time multiplayer interaction and environmental logic systems. Now, for the first time, the demo...

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Mach1 Rolls Out Spatial Audio Format For VR/AR

VR audio technology company Mach1 announced its patent-pending Mach1 Spatial Audio Playback Format. The new format will be integrated with The New York Times’ new NYT VR application for iOS, Android and...