• Two Fresh Creative Welcomes Victoria Venantini, Business Development; Expands Santa Monica Studio

    by / May 15, 2020 /

    Design and animation studio Two Fresh Creative has added Business Development Executive Victoria Venantini. Her appointment comes fresh off the heels of the studio’s expanded creative space in Santa Monica, CA.

    Venantini will focus on gaming and direct-to-brand opportunities for Two Fresh in close partnership with the company’s East Coast commercial sales team, Carolyn Reps.

    “Up until now, our growth has been mostly organic, which we proudly chalk up to being a scrappy b[Read More]

  • Los York Films adds director Jackson Tisi to their roster

    by / May 15, 2020 /

    Los York Films welcomes Jackson Tisi to their creative roster. The 23-year-old filmmaker was nominated for the 2019 Cannes Advertising Festival’s Young Directors Award and was a finalist for the One Club Young Guns 17 award. Tisi joins an award-winning directorial roster that includes Dane Del Deo, Jeff Johnson, Sinuhe Xavier, and Los York CEO/director Seth Epstein.

    Tisi approaches filmmaking with a keen attention to movement and detail, passiona[Read More]

  • Director and Interactive Artist Em Cole Joins 1stAveMachine

    by / April 2, 2020 /

    1stAveMachine is strengthening its talent roster by welcoming director and interactive artist Em Cole for U.S. and U.K. commercial representation. Working at the intersection of art, technology, and feminism, her often satirical filmmaking is a retro collage of hyper-realistic production design, optical illusions, and camera tricks.

    Her most notable pieces include the live-action and animated short film / AR installation, “I’m Your Venus[Read More]

  • Framestore taps Christian Nielsen to lead CG in Los Angeles

    by / March 23, 2020 /

    Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has tapped Christian Nielsen as Head of CG in its Los Angeles office, bringing with him over 20 years of industry experience in commercial and film work.

    Reporting directly into Framestore’s Managing Director in Los Angeles, Duncan Burbidge, Nielsen will be charged with overseeing the studio’s roster of CG supervisors, CG leads and discipline supervisors, advising them on strat[Read More]

  • RSA Films Signs Award-winning Documentary Director Alison Chernick

    by / March 11, 2020 /

    Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alison Chernick has joined RSA Films for commercial representation. Her substantial body of long and short-form work includes the feature documentary Itzhak, which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Music Film in 2019 after a widespread international theatrical release. Chernick’s documentary short on Jackson Pollock will premiere on PBS in the Spring. She’s done other films on art super stars such as Jeff Koons, Roy L[Read More]

  • AKKURAT Studios Creative Label Launches

    by / February 24, 2020 /

    Award-winning German director Andreas Roth and executive producer Rocco Kopecny kickstart new creative label

    Award-winning director Andreas Roth and executive producer Daniel "Rocco" Kopecny have launched AKKURAT Studios, a newfangled, international creative collective and production company hybrid. With more than a decade of advertising experience, founders and filmmakers Roth and Kopecny will respectively serve as creative directo[Read More]

  • space150 Uses AI to Create an Original Travis Scott Track and Music Video Via “Travis Bott”

    by / February 23, 2020 /

    space150 has used AI to create a new track featuring all the elements of a signature Travis Scott song--except Travis himself.

    The agency creative-directed an augmented reality program to make music with the unmistakable sound and feel of Travis Scott. This harmony of human and AI is called 'Travis Bott'.

    While the agency didn't do this for any specific client, executive creative director Ned Lampert says 'Travis Bott' is an example of the[Read More]

  • John Cena and Purple Cows Show Just How Easy it is to Boost Your Credit Score with Experian

    by / February 18, 2020 /

    In this multi-spot campaign for Experian, Framestore teamed up with MikeTeevee and RESET director Gary Freedman to demonstrate that it’s now possible to increase your credit score in an instant with Experian Boost.

    In the first spot of the series, titled “Stampede,” a hero character saves the day for a downtrodden man stranded with his broken down truck in the desert and a sign reading “credit denied.” The hero proudly leads a herd of [Read More]