Friday, Mar. 20, 2020

Production house Backyard has added commercial director and documentary filmmaker Paul Stone to its roster. He has helmed spots and content for a wide range of brands, notably Airbnb, Verizon, P&G, Fidelity Investments, PNC Bank, DeWalt, American Family Insurance, Bayer and Pfizer. Stone...

Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

Backyard has added director/DP Anthony Furlong to its roster for commercial and branded content representation in the U.S. He brings to the production house diverse expertise as a live-action director, VFX/graphic artist and animation director. Often, two or more of these disciplines are...

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019

Director Chace Strickland, known for his authentic lifestyle and warm family oriented work, has returned to Backyard Productions for commercial representation in the U.S. The move reunites him with his longtime friends, original founder/managing director Roy Skillicorn, EP Kris Mathur, and...

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019

Director Greg Popp has joined the roster of Backyard, bringing a body of work which spans such brands as Head and Shoulders, Burger King and Anheuser Busch. His most recent efforts include fare for Atlantic Union Bank, again tapping into his rich vein of ad humor.

Popp and Backyard CMO...

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Commercial and feature filmmaker Ashley Avis has joined Backyard’s directorial roster for spot and branded content representation in the U.S.  Backyard’s managing director Roy Skillicorn brought Avis over from his ongoing indie shop Seed Media Arts which had previously handled her in the ad...

Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018

Backyard has signed director Stuart Douglas for U.S. commercial representation. He brings to the Marina del Rey-based production company a stylized approach which fuses impressionistic portrait photography with intimate storytelling and can be seen in projects for Ford, Coca-Cola, Pepsi,...

Friday, Sep. 23, 2016

Marina del Rey, Calif.-based production company Backyard has secured Sue Rosen of Wry Wit for Midwest sales representation. Wry Wit is a Chicago-based management company representing production companies, editorial, content and music to...

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Director Amanda Marsalis, who recently signed with Marina del Rey, Calif.-based production studio Backyard, is a young talent whose sharp eye for visuals has organically transitioned her from an award-winning...

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Marina del Rey, Calif.-based production company Backyard has signed director David Tindale for U.S. commercial representation. He has extensive experience as in-house creative director on the agency and brand side, and then migrated into directing. After kicking...

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

December 11, 2009  Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston has joined Original Film for representation as a director of spots and branded content. Huston is no stranger to the director’s chair, having been nominated in 1997 for both a DGA Award as well as an Emmy for her helming...

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