- Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Creative vet Roger Camp and brand strategist Jamie King have re-joined forces to, in collaboration with Havas Worldwide, launch Camp+King, a San Francisco-based ad agency. The new venture is being billed as a boutique shop that can tap into the global reach and resources of Havas. Camp+King opens with a client roster that includes Old Navy, Shaklee and project work for Yahoo!. Camp will serve as principal and CCO while King will serve as the agency’s principal and CEO. Camp and King formerly worked together at Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco.....The sci-fi smash Inception and the Facebook drama The Social Network took top screenplay honors at the Writers Guild Awards. Inception writer Christopher Nolan won for best original screenplay and The Social Network writer Aaron Sorkin won for best adapted screenplay. The awards were handed out by the Writers Guild of America in simultaneous ceremonies at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles and the AXA Equitable Center in New York....The King’s Speech, Inception and Black Swan were the feature film winners at the Art Directors Guild’s 15th annual Excellence in 2010 Production Design Awards.....
February 3, 2006
Ang Lee has won the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award for Brokeback Mountain. On the short-form front, Craig Gillespie of MJZ won the DGA Award as Best Commercial Director of 2005 for the following entries: Ameriquest’s “Surprise Dinner” and “Mini-Mart” for DDB Los Angeles; and Altoids’ “People of Pain” and “Fable of the Fruit Bat” out of Leo Burnett USA, Chicago....Executive producer Phyllis Koenig and Preston Lee, both formerly of Area 51 Films, have teamed to launch production house Uber Content on the Hollywood Center Studios lot in Hollywood, Calif. The new venture opens with a directorial roster that includes Jordan Brady, Aaron Ruell, Marc Scholermann, Theodore Melfi and Simon Stock....Ernest Luppinacci, a founder, partner and chief creative at Anomaly New York, is leaving the shop to pursue work in the branded content arena....Four executive producers are joining GSD&M in Austin, Texas: Jeff Johnson, Khrisana Edwards, Karen Jacobs and Monique Veillette....Mark Cadman and Russ Lidstone are joining Euro RSCG London as chief executive and chief strategic officer, respectively....