Serial Pictures Signs Filmmaker Victoria Mahoney

by / January 20, 2020 /

Filmmaker Victoria Mahoney has signed to production company Serial Pictures for director representation for commercials, branded entertainment, and music videos in the US. Mahoney has been named to Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film,” one of IndieWire’s “Filmmakers to Watch” and one “3 Filmmakers to Watch” by Elle Magazine‘s in their Women In Hollywood issue.

Mahoney made history as the first African Ame[Read More]

“The World is Watching” — Cut+Run’s Owen Oppenheimer Edits Brand Campaign for the “Los Angeles Times”

by / January 20, 2020 /

News media and journalism has been at the center of national debate for several years, propelling media companies to express the value of trustworthy, fact-based reporting and journalistic integrity to consumers. A new campaign from the "Los Angeles Times" speaks to this importance, not only to greater Los Angeles, but also for the state of California and beyond. The world is watching, through the eyes of photographers and the words of experienced reporters documenting catastrophic events, co[Read More]

Creative Agency gnet Hires Rob Hughes To Lead Entertainment Partnerships

by / January 20, 2020 /

Hollywood-based creative agency gnet has hired Rob Hughes, bringing on the seasoned entertainment and media executive to lead Entertainment Partnerships. With nearly two decades of experience overseeing marketing for studios, brands and networks, Hughes comes to gnet after five years as Vice President with Endemol Shine North America. There Hughes was responsible for marketing, developing innovative campaigns for top series including “MasterChef,” “M[Read More]

Laundry Expands US Reach With Side Hustle For East Coast Representation

by / January 15, 2020 /

Design, animation and production studio Laundry has signed independent rep firm Side Hustle for East Coast commercial representation.

Laundry will work closely with Andrew Michaeloff, Partner at Side Hustle, which specializes in marketing and strategy for design-driven studios and niche live-action production offerings. Side Hustle launched in November 2018 as part of the bi-coastal Hustle network, founded by Anya Zander and Jake Neske.

Launched in 2005 by Partners/Executive C[Read More]

Director Shane Valdez & EP Norm Reiss Partner/Launch Realm Films

by / January 15, 2020 /

Director Shane Valdez with long-time Producer Norm Reiss have launched a new commercial production company Realm Films. In collaboration with visual effects and postproduction partner Jake Maymudes at Rebellion VFX. The trio has also unveiled their “Studio 8558”: a new store-front, production, postproduction & gallery space on Washington Blvd. in the heart of Culver City’s historic Arts District.

“Norm and I want to do something diff[Read More]

Nathaniel Howe Studios Moves PBS Brand into the Future with New On-Air Look

by / January 15, 2020 /

Nathaniel Howe Studios (NHS) recently partnered with PBS and global creative consultancy Lippincott to create a new on-air graphics package to coincide with the iconic American public broadcaster’s revitalized identity, which includes a refreshed logo, bolder color palette, and custom typeface. The new on-air look for PBS will roll out throughout 2020 as the network celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Looking to better connect with viewers in the[Read More]

Wondros Welcomes Multi-Disciplinary Commercial & Film Director Stephan Malik to Its Directorial Roster

by / January 8, 2020 /

Led by Danielle Peretz, Wondros’ new Executive Producer of the commercial/branded content division, the company has welcomed the multi-disciplinary commercial and film Director Stephan Malik.

For Peretz, who is currently working on expanding Wondros’ Directorial roster for the New Year, Stephan is a true artist, a craftsman who prides himself on perfection and the quality of his work, which is both soulful and visionary. “Stephan is a real ex[Read More]

The Egotist Interviews Award-winning Directing Team The Coles about Sibling Repartee, Filmmaking Lineage & the Human Emotion Driving their Aesthetic

by / January 8, 2020 /

The Egotist talked with Hey Wonderful’s The Coles about their brother and sister dynamic - on and off set – their goals for 2020 and the creative choices driving their style and success thus far.  Over the past three years at Hey Wonderful, The Coles - Millennial siblings Sophie and Walker - have emerged as versatile filmmakers.  Their commercial work – including spots for Bank of America, Evian, Johns[Read More]