Monday, December 17, 2018

Street Talk

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

Azher Ahmed and Valerie Bengoa have been promoted to leadership roles for DDB in the U.S. Ahmed has been elevated to EVP, director of digital while Bengoa has been promoted to EVP, director of finance. Both will report to Paul Gunning, president...

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Independent creative agency Zambezi has hired creative directors Alexandra Sann and Jeff Siegel, art director Stacie Larson, sr. copywriter Kristi Lira and designer Stephanie DeAngelis. Each...

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018

Mischa Rozema has signed with Nexus Studios for exclusive representation in the U.K., U.S. and Asia for commercials, branded content and music videos in the capacity of a director of moving image, digital, print and interactive projects, virtual reality, 360...

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

Backyard Productions, headquartered in Culver City, Calif. has added director Jake Sherry to its roster for spots and branded content in the U.S. The NY-based Sherry was previously handled by goodstory. Recognized for his ability to elicit natural performances...

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Directors Bram Van Alphen and Yvan Fabing have joined Slim--the Venice, Calif.-based production company headed by owner/EP Tom Weissferdt--for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Van Alphen is a lifestyle director with a background in...

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Son&Heir has launched under the aegis of creative director/EP Dilly Gent. The L.A.-based company--which works with brands and music artists whose practices and stories either put the planet first, champion sustainability or bring awareness to social issues--...

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Director George Mays, best known for his work with Red Bull, has signed with Seed Media Arts, a Chicago-headquartered commercial and branded content production company under the aegis of owner and managing director Roy Skillicorn. Mays also...

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

Pulse Films has signed directing duo THE REST to its roster for global representation. THE REST consists of lifelong friends Alex Motlhabane and Lewis Levi. The pair began their career making short films at university in...

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

WPP’s commercial marketing agency Geometry has brought Tyler Murray on board as its new North American president. Prior to joining Geometry, Murray served as the chief strategy officer and Chicago managing director for TracyLocke where he led...

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Los Angeles-based production company HOUND has further bolstered its brand content arm by adding director Ken Karpel to its roster. While attending film school in Australia, Karpel signed with a production company based on a first-year short film, and was...

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