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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...
Monday, May. 5, 2014
Backyard has signed comedy/performance director and former agency creative Greg Bell for U.S. commercial representation. Bell comes to Backyard from Epoch Films, before which he was a partner at agency Venables Bell & Partners. He is currently embarking on a...