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Friday, Jun. 21, 2019
Havas Group has acquired Battery, a culture-driven creative agency based in Los Angeles with a specialized focus on gaming, television, movies and streaming TV services. Battery will become part of the Annex, Havas-Vivendi’s shared fast-growing network designed...
Friday, Jun. 14, 2019
MediaMonks fast-tracks growth in Asia-Pacific with three major hires, accounting for more than 35 years of experience combined. Former W+K head of production Sanne Drogtrop joins MediaMonks in the same capacity, overseeing production for all of China. In turn,...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Colleen Bell has been appointed director of the California Film Commission by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Bell has worked as a consultant since 2017. She was the U.S. ambassador to Hungary from 2014 to 2017. She held several positions at Bell-Phillip Television...
Friday, May. 31, 2019
Hecho Studios unveiled its leadership team with Briony McCarthy serving as president. McCarthy joins Hecho's ongoing chief content officer Tom Dunlap and executive creative director Gui Borchert, bringing more than 20 years of creative media expertise to the...
Friday, May. 24, 2019
L.A.-based production company HOUND has added Marc Klasfeld and Mark Pellington to its directorial roster. HOUND will rep Klasfeld for exclusive commercial and music video representation in the U.S. and Pellington for exclusive music video...
Friday, May. 17, 2019
Global commercial production company Picture Farm has extended its reach to Germany, opening an office in Berlin under the aegis of executive producer Andreas Von Lintel. The office will serve as an extension of Picture Farm’s existing European presence,...
Friday, May. 10, 2019
Havas Media Group has appointed Erin Flaxman, an industry vet of some 20-plus years, to serve as global chief growth officer. Flaxman has been charged with delivering new business best practices for the Media Group, as well as furthering the network’s commitment...
Friday, May. 3, 2019
Worldwide influencer marketing agency and tech platform Obviously, headquartered in New York, has acquired the influencer marketing division of French talent agency ZAM. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Céline Saint-Rémy, ZAM co-...
Friday, Apr. 26, 2019
Brooklyn-based production company tinygiant has added Raphaël Ouellet and Andrew Schneider to its directorial roster for commercial representation in the U.S. Raised in Rimouski, Quebec and now living in Montreal, Ouellet has a body of work...
Friday, Apr. 19, 2019
Los Angeles-based production company Eskimo has signed award-winning director Nico Kreis for commercials. This marks his first career U.S. spot representation. Kreis is a versatile director with a body of work that spans performance-driven campaigns and...