- Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019
Mob Scene, one of Hollywood’s leading entertainment marketing agencies for major motion picture studios, television networks, and streaming channels, has named award winning Editors Josh Beaumont and Chris Nesheim as Co-Creative Directors, Theatrical. They will both report to Craig A. Platt, Mob Scene’s Executive Vice President, Theatrical. The announcement was made today by Thomas Grane, CEO, Mob Scene.
Mob Scene’s Theatrical Division works with the top movie studios and streaming networks to create and produce trailers, TV, and digital spots. The division works with studio executives to influence the creative strategy behind high profile campaigns promoting both major theatrical releases, as well as films and documentaries presented by the top streaming platforms.
In their new positions, Beaumont and Nesheim will continue their editorial work, while also collaborating with Platt to innovate and push the creative work of the Theatrical division. This will include business and creative development. In addition to their work collaborating on campaigns, they will mentor young talent currently on the rise within Mob Scene itself, and help Platt to grow the Theatrical division over the coming years.
Before joining Mob Scene, Beaumont had been a Producer and Senior Editor at Buddha Jones, contributing to recent marketing campaigns for “Life of the Party,” “Night School,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” He also served as an Editor at Trailer Park, where he cut teasers and trailers for “Jungle Book,” “Life of the Party,” “Anchorman 2,” and both “Horrible Bosses” films.
Prior to his promotion, Nesheim had been a Senior Editor at Mob Scene since 2012, most recently working on the promotional campaign for “Aquaman,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” and the Clio Award winning teaser for “The Accountant.”
Regarding today’s news, Grane said, “The key to success in the entertainment marketing industry is to work with the brightest and most creative talent available. Josh and Chris certainly represent the cream of the crop. They have contributed to countless highly successful marketing campaigns for some of the biggest hit films of the recent past. We are proud to be promoting Chris to his new post, and delighted to be adding Josh Beaumont to our award winning team.”
Adds Platt, “I am extremely excited to have Josh and Chris in these new positions. They are both award winning Editors with years of experience. I have worked with Josh in the past, and with Chris over the last three years, and they both exhibit very strong editorial talent and a proven ability to find unique and impactful ways by which to sell films. They can work successfully to shape creative campaigns by collaborating closely with both filmmakers and every other contributor along the way, including those in production, graphics, music, editorial and copywriting. Josh and Chris can always be counted on to go above and beyond the call of duty – their commitment to excellence is unmatched.”
About JOSH BEAUMONT
Josh Beaumont is an award-winning Editor who has worked for seventeen years within the entertainment marketing industry. While at Trailer Park, he edited notable theatrical trailers, including those promoting “The Jungle Book,” “Life of the Party,” “Going in Style,” “Daddy’s Home 2,” and “Horrible Bosses.” While there, he also contributed to the success of various additional theatrical campaigns, including “A Wrinkle in Time,” “Doctor Strange,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Project X,” “Anchor Man 2,” and the “Night at the Museum” franchise.
In his subsequent role as a Producer and Senior Editor at Buddha Jones, Beaumont lent his expertise in producing and editing to several feature film and television campaigns, including “Life of the Party,” “Night School,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” among others.
About CHRIS NESHEIM
Chris Nesheim is an award winning Editor and Creative Director. He started his career at The Cimmaron Group, moved onto Mojo, and has been at Mob Scene as a Senior Editor since 2012. Nesheim received the “Best in Show” honor at the 2016 Clio Awards for his teaser promoting the film “The Accountant.”
Additionally, Nesheim has also worked on the campaigns for “Aquaman,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Parts 1 and 2,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,’ “X Men: Days of Future Past,” and “San Andreas,” to name some.
About MOB SCENE
Mob Scene, the winner of seven 2018 Clio “Key Art Awards” for Excellence in Entertainment Marketing, is more than just a full-service Hollywood agency. The company, founded in 2006, is a creative destination with a passionate and collaborative environment that inspires imagination, cultivates top talent, and delivers premium service.
Mob Scene has diverse experience that spans advertising, branded integration, traditional film and television production, and post-production. The agency’s creative capabilities run the gamut: from short Instagram videos to 90-minute live broadcasts to complete 360-degree campaigns, as well as trailers, promos, documentaries, and unique, behind-the-scenes added value content. In addition, Mob Scene has also produced five television shows.
Recent Mob Scene projects have included work promoting six feature films which were nominated for “Best Picture” at the 2019 Academy Awards: “Green Book,” “Roma,” “A Star is Born,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Vice” and “The Favourite.” Other recent Mob Scene promotional campaigns include “Alita: Battle Angel,” “Aquaman,” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” The company is also currently producing its fifth season of the FX television show “FX Movie Download.”
Additional Mob Scene campaigns from the past few years include: “Deadpool 2,” “The Meg,” “Ready Player One,” “Wonder Woman,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “A Quiet Place,” “Justice League” and “The Fate of the Furious,” to name a few. Among the agency’s television projects have been campaigns promoting “Ozark,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Stranger Things,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and dozens more.
Mob Scene is located at 5750 Wilshire Blvd., Suite # 530, Los Angeles, CA, 90036. Phone is 323/648-7200.