Monday, July 16, 2018

Street Talk

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

Oren Brimer, a director and writer on HBO’s Crashing--starring Pete Holmes and executive-produced by Judd Apatow--has joined Convoy Content, an L.A.-based production company with work spanning commercials, branded content and films. Brimer has overseen...

Friday, Jul. 6, 2018

Hornet has signed director Sam Mason for global representation. Mentored by director Pete Candeland whom he later teamed with to co-helm some select films, Mason has gone on to firmly establish himself as a director with worldwide campaigns for Coke, Toyota,...

Friday, Jun. 29, 2018

Bicoastal The Famous Group has signed director Dan Addelson for spots and branded content....

Brooklyn-based director/cinematographer Daisy Zhou has signed with production company Great Guns for branded content and music...

Friday, Jun. 22, 2018

Barton F. Graf has hired Savanah Brihn as chief strategy officer and promoted Sara Kastner to become the agency’s first chief operating offider. Brihn joins from McCann New York, where she was most recently SVP/group planning director, working...

Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

Framestore, the award-winning creative studio known for its pioneering techniques in visual effects spanning film and advertising, has entered into a strategic partnership with Magic Leap, which is building the next spatial computing platform, powering mixed...

Friday, Jun. 8, 2018

BBH LA has hired Peter Williams as EP, Sarah Yu as sr. art director and Hoyt Dwyer as sr. copywriter. Williams, Yu and Dwyer report to BBH LA executive creative director Zach Hilder. Williams, formerly director of integrated...

Friday, Jun. 1, 2018

Venice, Calif.-based production company Slim has added Belgian director Bram Coppens to its roster for commercials and branded content in the U.S.  Coppens made his mark with campaigns for Adidas, including “Brazuca,” which introduced the new ball for the FIFA...

Friday, May. 25, 2018

Brand experience agency WRG has brought Jennifer Baker on board in a newly created sr. management role--director of operations, overseeing the Live Events department that creates and manages high-end live experiences. She will work with Graeme Beavers, VP of...

Friday, May. 18, 2018

Danny Robinson, previously a group creative director, has been appointed by The Martin Agency in Richmond, Va., to serve as chief client officer, a newly created position at the executive committee level, giving him a role in shaping the long-term direction of...

Friday, May. 11, 2018

Director Matt Smukler has rejoined Los Angeles-based Community Films, the company he helped start six years ago. His most recent work includes spots for Zillow, Verizon, T-Mobile and Pedigree. Smukler returns to Community Films after having been at PRETTYBIRD...