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We Are Royale Welcomes Heidi Netzley As Director of Business Development

Creative agency We Are Royale (Royale) has added Heidi Netzley as Director of Business Development. Netzley will be responsible for driving the agency’s growth; in particular, helping to evolve its business development process, nurturing existing client relationships, and cultivating its direct-to-brand vertical. “Heidi’s enthusiasm for our industry, combined with her entertainment and network experience, makes her perfect for this company, ...

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Midnight Sherpa Partners With Janice W. Summers On Business Development Efforts

Creative studio Midnight Sherpa has retained veteran business development consultant Janice W. Summers to help lead its company growth and sales initiatives for television, OTT marketing, commercials, main titles, and direct-to-brand work. The partnership caps an exceptional year for Midnight Sherpa, which received “Best New Studios” honors from the Motion Awards, and won a Golden Trailer Award for its stunning ...

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Laundry Creates Explosive Teaser and Promo for “The Ultimate Fighter”

Design and animation studio Laundry recently created an exhilarating promo for “The Ultimate Fighter,” the popular reality TV series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition produced by FS1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The promo package premiered this month, which includes launch spots and graphics toolkit, also created by Laundry. The original teaser opens on 8-year-old fighter Zoey Bustamante surrounded ...

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Alkemy X Adds Katharine Starsinic and Jay Halbert to its Management Team

Creative content company Alkemy X has added Katharine Starsinic as Director of Client Services & Operations, and Jay Halbert as SVP of Finance to its management team. Starsinic is tasked with increasing the company’s visibility and working with brand and advertiser clients while Halbert will lead all aspects of its financial functions. “As Alkemy X continues to evolve as a ...

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Trollbäck+Company Designs Comprehensive Rebrand of Oxygen Media to a Crime Network

New Identity Emphasizes Network’s Shift to Crime Programming Geared Toward Women Branding and design studio Trollbäck+Company has outfitted Oxygen Media with an all-encompassing rebrand in a dramatic pivot for the established network. Building on Oxygen’s thorough research and comprehensive strategy, Trollbäck+Company played a crucial role in aiming to shift audience perception of the channel, designing a standout look and feel ...

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High-End Post Boutique TWELVE Launches

— Award-Winning Colorist Lez Rudge Partners with Industry Vets Marcelo Gandola, Axel Ericson & Ed Rilli on New Venture — New York, NY – (July 11, 2017) –  Award-winning colorist Lez Rudge and veteran production and postproduction executives Marcelo Gandola, Axel Ericson and Ed Rilli have joined forces to launch TWELVE, a high-end post boutique for the advertising, film and ...

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Laundry Names James Sweigert As Managing Director

Animation & design studio Laundry is excited to welcome James Sweigert as Managing Director. Sweigert, who brings extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, design, and TV and film production, will spearhead business development at Laundry. The announcement comes on the heels of the studio moving into a beautiful, new creative space in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, and ...

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Alkemy X Signs Award-Winning Directing Collective Wefilm For U.S. Representation

— Strategic Partnership Also Extends Company’s Production Capabilities In Europe — Creative content company Alkemy X has added Amsterdam-based collective Wefilm to its directorial roster for U.S. representation. The multiple Cannes Lions winner is known for its pioneering work in advertising and unconventional approach to branded content for such clients as Google, Heineken, Vodafone, and Tesla. To date, Wefilm’s work ...

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Trollbäck+Company Creates 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles

Trollbäck+Company created the 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles, which debuted on June 7th at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The animated piece unveiled the new AICP logo — its first in 45 years  — which was designed by Brian Collins and his brand consultancy Collins. The AICP Show is the tentpole event of AICP Week; ...

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Alma Mater Welcomes Executive Producer Ben Apley and Director Ronnie Koff

The New Hires Mark Studio’s Continued Commitment to Providing Premium Creative Craftsmanship Visual studio Alma Mater has added Executive Producer Ben Apley and Director Ronnie Koff to its team. Koff joins a roster that includes Creative Director/Director Brian Mah, who co-founded the company with VFX Supervisor James Anderson in 2012. He has already completed a CG-driven commercial campaign for GSD&M ...

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Laundry Creates Opening & Main-on-End Title Sequences, In-Film VFX for “Snatched”

Animation & design studio Laundry recently collaborated with “Snatched” director Jonathan Levine (“50/50,” “The Wackness”) on the opening and main-on-end credits for the mother-daughter caper comedy starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. The 20th Century Fox film, which is now playing in theaters nationwide, ranked #2 at the box office during its opening weekend. Laundry, led by Partner/Creative Director Anthony ...

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Motion + Title Design Emmys Call For Entries Closes On May 1st

The Motion + Title Design Emmys has issued its final call for entries as the May 1st deadline quickly approaches. The Outstanding Motion Design and Outstanding Main Title Design competitions include more than a dozen categories for eligible work, and is open to designers, creative directors, art directors, animators, compositors, editors, illustrators, typographers, photographers and cinematographers. This year, Outstanding Motion ...

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Alkemy X Animates Hulu’s Poignant “Batman & Bill” Documentary

Creative content company Alkemy X recently contributed a suite of visual storytelling and post services to “Batman & Bill” — a Hulu original documentary — from acclaimed film documentarians Don Argott and Sheena Joyce (“The Art of the Steal,” “Rock School”). Premiering on May 6th, “Batman & Bill” focuses on the fight to win credit for the late Bill Finger, ...

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Trollbäck+Company Welcomes Alex Moulton As Chief Creative Officer

Creative agency Trollbäck+Company has added Alex Moulton as Chief Creative Officer. He is tasked with leading the next wave of success at Trollbäck+Company, which is distinguished for helping globally recognized businesses and organizations develop meaningful and sustainable brands through design-driven strategy and mixed media. Moulton, who joins the agency from VICE Media, is already well underway in continuing the agency’s ...

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Nickelodeon Launches All-New On-Air Brand Refresh, Reflecting Playfulness and Imagination of Kids’ Lives

  Nickelodeon, the number-one kids’ network with the top-rated kids’ shows on all TV, is pairing this year’s fun-filled slime-fest, the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, with the debut of an all-new brand refresh of its on-air and online look and feel—one that reflects the play, surprise and imagination in kids’ lives and delivers on the net’s mission to help make ...

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Geoff Bailey Joins Alkemy X As Creative Director

Creative content company Alkemy X has added Creative Director Geoff Bailey to its New York office. This move accents a noteworthy stretch of expansion in which Alkemy X almost doubled its staff and opened a new state-of-the-art production and post facility in New York City. The announcement comes on the heels of Alkemy X making headlines as the exclusive visual ...

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