Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019

Wright Medical Technology and Paragon 28 are competitors in the niche market of selling surgical plates and other devices used to repair bones in the foot and ankle.  The competition between the companies is particularly intense because Paragon was founded by a number of former Wright Medical...

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Director Gillian Zinser has joined London-based production house Lief for commercials and branded content in Europe. A filmmaker, actress, activist and photographer with a background in humanitarian aid and journalism, Zinser is an ideal fit for the company’s...

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Cinematographer Erik Henriksson is now available for commercials and music videos in Los Angeles via ICM Production Arts. He’s been nominated for two Swedish Roy Awards for Best Commercial on the basis of an Ikea ad directed by Maceo Frost and “RFSU,” a condom...

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

CNN last week rejected two commercials for President Donald Trump's presidential campaign on the grounds that the claims in the commercials were false.  

CNN rejected the first commercial, entitled "Biden Corruption," saying that the claims in it...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Can you advertise that your product is cheaper than a competitor's product when your product doesn't offer the same features?  Can you use a disclaimer to explain the differences?  These are some of the key issues in a false advertising lawsuit between two companies -- Asurion and SquareTrade...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Brooklyn, NY-headquartered Pomp&Clout has signed L.A.-based director Najeeb Tarazi for U.S. commercial representation. Tarazi’s music video “Walk the Walk” for Gaz Coombes was an official selection for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival after being nominated for...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Interactive production company makemepulse, with offices in Paris and London, has hired Obsidian Reps, and It’s The Prize for American market representation in the Midwest and on the West Coast, respectively. With over 26 years of experience...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

Havas Group has acquired Langoor, an independent ad agency in India. A full-service digital shop led and driven bycreative technologists, Langoor has grown steadily since being founded in 2010, and is now present across India, the Middle East and Australia. Its...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

DP Tom Banks has joined Innovative Artists for commercial and narrative representation. The L.A.-based Banks, an IATSE Local 600 member, has lensed music videos for high-profile performers including Beyonce, Avicii, Pitbull and Rod Stewart. Further, Banks has...

Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Not so long ago (last May), right here in our own galaxy, SAG-AFTRA focused its laser cannons directly at a squadron of six third party signatory companies that it considered to be a threat to the Galactic Empire.  Specifically, as I recounted in a ...

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