• LOCALS ONLY: Unfold Agency Q&A

    by / August 2, 2019 /

    Unfold is “a digital creative agency with a flair for what excites.” Best known for working with all the major film studios, the Los Angeles shop created digital campaigns for half of last year’s top 100 films. Unfold designs and builds custom executions for screens large and small and has branched out into promoting TV, video games and soon, it hopes, other consumer product categories, such as automotive.

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  • Timber Teams With Wendy’s on New Campaign Calling for an “Upgrade From Basic”

    by / May 28, 2019 /

    The award-winning visual effects team at Timber is back at it again, this time working with Wendy’s on a spring commercial campaign, showcasing the “Fifty-Cent Frosty” and the new “Made to Crave” Chicken sandwiches. Introducing color in a world of gray, the campaign calls for an “upgrade from basic” that can only be found in the new menu items.

    “Basic Mike" 30:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymDaHr-ex8E

     

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  • TILTSHIFT HIRES FELIX E. URQUIZA AS VFX SUPERVISOR

    by / May 23, 2019 /

    TiltShift, Publicis Groupe’s CG/VFX production studio and XR experience factory, based at Team One Los Angeles, has hired industry veteran Felix E. Urquiza as VFX Supervisor, it was announced today.

    Urquiza will lead the team responsible for creating everything from traditional VFX assets to industry-first VR and AR executions. “We are really fortunate to have Felix coming aboard to lead the TiltShift team,” said Bryan Cook, Director of Post Production, Team One. “Felix’s un[Read More]

  • Method Studios Launches MethodMade

    by / March 5, 2019 /

    Global digital production company Method Studios has launched MethodMade, a collective of award-winning directors, artists, technologists and tastemakers turning original ideas into iconic productions for the world’s biggest advertisers and entertainment properties. Using Method Studios’ worldwide talent and deep capabilities across movies, TV/streamin[Read More]

  • Timber & Cox Communications Reveal The Benefit Of “Extras” in Epic New Campaign

    by / July 16, 2018 /

    The world-renowned visual effects team at Timber transcends the cinematic experience in Cox Communications’ new campaign entitled “Epic Battle.” The ambitious spot places viewers right in the midst of an active battle, revealing that the addition of “extras,” both in battle scenes and through Cox services, is always an advantage.

    https://vimeo.com/277725567

    To elevate the scale, ferocity and cinematic scope, Timber used crowd simulation software to take 100 extras an[Read More]

  • Jogger Welcomes Diana Cheng As Head of Production for the US Western Offices

    by / May 31, 2018 /

    Jogger is excited to welcome Diana Cheng as Head of Production for the company’s Western offices.  The addition of Cheng enriches the company’s national and international production team as she collaborates with all Jogger locations throughout the US and in London.
     
    Cheng joins the studio with over a decade of visual effects expertise producing VFX for such noted projects as Nike “Equality” Directed by Melina Matsouka[Read More]

  • Alkemy X Adds Emmy-nominated Visual Effects Veteran Mark Miller

    by / May 31, 2018 /

    Alkemy X is expanding to the West Coast and has hired Emmy-nominated visual effects veteran Mark Miller to head its Los Angeles-based VFX and post-production facility, which is now open for episodic television work.

    Established with a long-term plan to serve commercial and feature film clients in the West Coast market, as well as support Alkemy X’s own burgeoning Original Content Division, projects are already u[Read More]

  • WE ARE MOR: ModOp Films Evolves To MOR, A Company Dedicated To Brand Experiences & Advertising Production

    by / May 6, 2018 /

    New projects, Growing Talent Roster, And Expanded Creative Reach Defines MOR

    ModOp Films has evolved into MOR. The company, developed by Rossi Cannon, Steve Schofield and David Cullipher, focuses on producing brand-supported engagements, from advertising campaigns to immersive experiences. Understanding a brand’s audience and core value is central to MOR’s approach -- one that blends creativity and analytics to deliver impact.[Read More]