180LA Hires Award-Winning, Innovative, Creative Duo: Juan David Arboleda and Guiga Cunha Join as Associate Creative Directors

by / August 18, 2021 /

Arboleda Comes from Casanova/McCann with Over 100 top Advertising Awards

Cunha Moves from DDB Chicago with Multiple Creative Nods including Two 2021 Cannes Lions

180LA, the purpose-led creative agency, boosts creative department hiring Juan David ‘Puma’ Arboleda as Associate Creative Director/Copywriter and Guiga Cunha as Associate Creative Director/Art Director. The pair will report to Executive Creative Director Mike B[Read More]

Michael D. Olmos, Marc Furmie, Ty Linegar & Jamie Cohen Open Clockwork In The US With New Director Signings & Upcoming Feature Slate

by / August 17, 2021 /

Clockwork Films, the award-winning production collective with offices in Sydney and Auckland, has partnered with Marc Furmie, Michael D. Olmos, and Ty Linegar to launch Clockwork in the U.S. The new entity unites deep experience in feature film development and production with engaging and diverse talent for both advertising and longform content. Talent mentorship and support for emerging and underrepresented voices, alongside known and noted director[Read More]

AFX Creative Welcomes Executive Producer Nicole Fina

by / August 16, 2021 /

Multidisciplinary content creation studio AFX Creative is strengthening its core leadership team with the recent addition of Executive Producer Nicole Fina. Most recently the Executive Producer of Advertising & Games at Digital Domain, Fina has also held key producing roles at MPC, Psyop, Method Studios, Troika, and Grey Worldwide.

Over her storied career, she has helped bring to life narratives for some of the world’s top-tier brands, including G[Read More]

Logan Industry Signs Fernando Livschitz, Argentina Sensation Known for Bringing “Magical Realism” to Commercials

by / August 4, 2021 /

Award-winning filmmaker Fernando Livschitz has joined full-service production company Logan Industry for U.S. commercial representation. A unique visual storyteller, Livschitz’s work stands apart for its “magical realism” sensibility, in which narratives unfold organically to depict the extraordinary as something ordinary and common. His latest commercial, “Anywhere can happen” is for Singapore’s commuter network Zig via agency Mother. It[Read More]

Hayden5 Produces CROWN Day PSA Celebrating Black Hair

by / August 4, 2021 /

Production company Hayden5 recently teamed up with Phenomenal, a female-driven media brand and creative agency dedicated to underrepresented communities, to create and finance “Own Your Crown.”  The PSA is a poetic tribute to the legacy, rituals, and strength of Black women and their hair.

Directed by JJ Anderson, “Own Your Crown” (:60) portrays Black hair as a representation of intergenerational po[Read More]

Locals Only: Q&A WITH ERIC ROJAS ON LAUNCHING SIX+ONE STUDIOS

by / August 2, 2021 /

Minority-owned independent creative agency Six+One has just launched a full-service production arm, Six+One Studios, with the aim of helping brands achieve the holy trinity of speed, high quality and cost-efficiency in their content production. It has already signed eight well-known photographers and filmmakers to exclusive deals, has full-service locations in Los Angeles, New York and North Carolina and has created exclusive content for the likes of[Read More]

Hayden5 & The Innocence Project Partner On “Happiest Moments” PSA

by / August 2, 2021 /

Production company Hayden5 recently produced a PSA for The Innocence Project, a nonprofit legal organization with a mission to free the innocent and prevent wrongful convictions through criminal justice reform. Titled “Happiest Moments,” the spot just launched via online and social channels and marks the organization’s first-ever PSA.

Directed by Ariel Ellis, the PSA focuses on the experiences of three Innocence Project clients: Rosa Jimenez, fr[Read More]