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Human Experience Agency MOD Earns Three Creative Communication Awards

PHILADELPHIA, PA — MOD recently announced that the agency has been awarded three Creative Communication Awards (C2A) for its notable packaging and design work. The agency’s prizes include winning in the Luxury Products/Packaging category for its reinvention of Arcudi Wines’ limited-edition packaging, the Cause/Posters category for its campaign to raise awareness on homeless youth with Covenant House PA, and the Limited Edition Books/Books category for ...

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Entertainment Content Studio HOBO Films Launches; Unveils First 5 Minutes Of New Episodic Drama “The System”

Howard Bowler, the Founder/President of Green Point Creative, the marijuana advocacy branding agency, and HOBO, the award-winning creative audio studio known for its work in features, television and advertising; has announced the launch of HOBO Films, a long-form original content development company. In conjunction with the launch of the company, they have released the first five-minutes of episode 1 of “The ...

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iPi Soft Markerless Motion Capture Software Plays Integral Role In Second Season Of Adult Swim Series “Dream Corp LLC”

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – iPi Soft is pleased to announce that Los-Angeles creative studio Bemo continues to leverage its advanced markerless mocap solution, iPi Motion Capture (iPi Mocap), for the extensive CG character animation on comedy series “Dream Corp LLC.” Airing on Adult Swim, the live-action workplace comedy series set in a neglected Dream Therapy facility demands a fast-paced production pipeline ...

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Creative Studios Leroy & Clarkson And ANATOMY Merge; Move Offers Clients 360 Full Service Creative Resource

NEW YORK, NY – In a move designed to offer clients a deeper palette of creative services encompassing creative strategy, production, 2D/3D animation, visual effects and design for every visual medium, creative agencies Leroy & Clarkson and ANATOMY have joined forces. The merger brings ANATOMY founder and respected network branding creative Mark Valentine (pictured above right) to Leroy & Clarkson ...

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Stephen Arnold Music Delivers Sonic Branding To CNN, Sony Interactive, PBS And CGTN

DALLAS, TX – Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding™, is helping top content creators to forge enduring connections worldwide. Several of their newest sonic brands and custom music solutions are engaging global audiences of top networks, broadcasters and video game studios. Recent Stephen Arnold Music highlights include: • PBS/CNN — “Amanpour & Company”: Award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour ...

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Leftchannel Commissioned By Sunglass Hut To Create Experiential Animation For Times Square Store Supporting Disney’s Mickey Mouse 90th Birthday Celebration

COLUMBUS, OH — When the Walt Disney Company made plans to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday around the world, celebration campaign partner Sunglass Hut turned to leftchannel, the Columbus, Ohio-based motion graphics and animation studio, to create the experiential animation befitting such a milestone to be seen on the massive billboard outside their Times Square store. Disney and Sunglass Hut are collaborating on the launch of a new line of Disney-branded Ray-Ban Wayfarer ...

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Stephen Arnold Music Updates PBS’ ‘Washington Week’ Identity With New Sonic Brand And Custom Music Package

DALLAS, TX — Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding™ brought a dynamic new sound to “Washington Week,” one of America’s longest-running public affairs programs produced by PBS and WETA-TV. The sonic branding expertise of Stephen Arnold Music was central to developing a distinctive, easily recognizable and accessible identity for “Washington Week,” the 50-plus year old show, currently ...

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Stephen Arnold Music Refreshes China Global Television Network (CGTN) With New Sonic Branding

DALLAS, TX — The five international channels of China Global Television Network (CGTN), reaching over one billion people around the world, have newly updated sonic brands courtesy of Stephen Arnold Music, who returned to the network after launching its distinctive sonic brand in 2015. Collaborating once again with design firm Flint Skallen, Stephen Arnold Music produced an extensive package of ...

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Riverview Systems Group Heads Into The Arena For The Alteryx ‘Inspire 2018’ User Conference

Riverview Systems Group, the award-winning, full-service producer of engaging and innovative live events, is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Alteryx, Inc., a leader in data science and analytics technology, at the company’s annual “Inspire 2018” user conference. The event which took place June 4−7, at the Anaheim Convention Center and Arena in Anaheim, Calif., attracted more than 3,000 ...

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HOBO Handles Voiceover Recording For New National Geographic Series “America Inside Out With Katie Couric”

NEW YORK, NY – Veteran broadcast journalist Katie Couric and National Geographic turned to creative audio post studio HOBO and Engineer Stephen Davies to handle voiceover recording for her latest documentary series “America Inside Out With Katie Couric,” which premieres April 11 at 10/9c. Click here to watch the trailer. Davies noted that working with a journalist the caliber of Couric means being ready at all times. “Katie kept me ...

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Tessa Films Partners With Blind Barber On Launch Campaign Introducing MLB All-Star Bryce Harper As Company Spokesperson And His Signature Product Line

CHICAGO, IL & LOS ANGELES, CA – The new online campaign for Blind Barber, the upscale chain of barbershops and grooming products, introduces Washington Nationals All-Star Bryce Harper as its spokesperson, as well as providing the perfect opportunity for Tessa Films to not only showcase their impressive production skills, but also their unique ability to collaborate with smart, forward thinking ...

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“Morning Ready” Continues Stephen Arnold Music’s Success In Morning News Promotion

DALLAS, TX – Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding®, has announced the launch of “Morning Ready.” Previous morning image campaigns from Stephen Arnold Music, which include “All About Early,” “Waking Up My Day” and “Everywhere I Go,” have enjoyed success in more than 100 markets. “Morning Ready,” the latest in this popular series, provides local stations with a cost-effective marketing toolkit ...

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GoldenLane Studio Turns To iPi Motion Capture For “Five Nights At Freddy’s” YouTube Series

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – What began as an indie mobile game in 2014, Five Nights At Freddy’s has grown into a multimedia franchise with multiple games, novel adaptations and even a feature film in the works. There is also an array of fan-inspired videos – none more popular than those produced by the Kiev, Ukraine-based GoldenLane Studio. Led by Co-Founder Roman ...

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HOBO Partners With Gigantic Studios On Audio Mix For New Netflix Doc “Voyeur”

NEW YORK, NY – Netflix’s latest documentary triumph, “Voyeur” – the story of a motel owner with an elaborate means of spying on his unsuspecting visitors — benefits from a striking audio post production effort courtesy of another collaboration between HOBO’s Senior Engineer Chris Stangroom and noted indie film mixer Tom Paul of Gigantic Studios. The two collaborated on the Emmy-nominated ...

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FX Taps IKA Collective To Create Groundbreaking Launch Campaign For New Installment Of American Horror Story

NEW YORK, NY – Your phone buzzes. The message is as simple as it is terrifying: “It’s time we free them. Will you help?” Such is one tantalizing clue in the groundbreaking 6-week interactive, multi-platform campaign for the new installment of FX’s anthology series “American Horror Story: Cult.” Directed by Ian Karr of IKA Collective, working in collaboration with creative ...

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Stephen Arnold Music Debuts “Ready” – Multi-Themed/Multi-Platform Image Campaign For Local TV Stations

DALLAS, TX – Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding, has announced the launch of “Ready.” Featuring multiple themes of “Morning Ready,” “Weather Ready” and “Always Ready,” the campaign is the latest in a series of comprehensive audio and video offerings from Stephen Arnold Music, providing local TV stations with a cost-effective marketing toolkit. “Ready” provides stations with full ...

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