- Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
October 21, 2011
Epoch Films has secured filmmaker Tom McCarthy for commercial representation. McCarthy has received critical acclaim for his writing and direction work for the independent films The Station Agent, Win Win and The Visitor. For the latter, McCarthy won the Best Director honor at the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay by the Writers Guild of America. Five years earlier, he earned his first WGA Awards Best Original Screenplay nomination for The Station Agent, which premiered at the ‘03 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Audience Award as well as the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. Win Win won the 2011 Humanitas Prize in the Feature Film category. Additionally, McCarthy earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Pixar’s Up, a shared writing credit with Pete Docter and Bob Peterson. McCarthy was recently tapped to pen the Disney sports drama Million Dollar Arm....Alasdair Lloyd-Jones, former co-president and chief strategic officer at San Francisco advertising agency Cutwater, has joined Brooklyn, New York-based creative shop Big Spaceship as partner and chief operations officer..... Boxer Films has signed Italian director Igor Borghi for U.S. commercial representation. He is currently also repped by Mercurio Film, Milan, for clients and agencies in Italy; Madrid-based Brownie for Spain; Magali, Paris, for the French market; and Cream, Munich, for Germany.
October 20, 2006
Commercial production house HKM has formed a partnership with music video shop Streetgang Films. The connection provides a music clip outlet for HKM directors while giving HKM access to talent who could translate well into spotmaking....Hans Hansen has joined and Eric Sorensen has returned to Fallon Minneapolis. Both will carry the title of creative director and continue to work as a team. Hansen and Sorensen come over from Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, where as a duo they turned out work for such clients as Porsche and Harley-Davidson....The Joneses has signed Norwegian comedy director Sten Hellevig—a.k.a. Sten—for U.S. representation. He continues to be repped in Norway by The Moland Film Company....Kerry Shaw Brown, a former agency creative who made the transition to director, has joined the roster of Millennium Pictures for U.S. spot representation. He had previously been with production company Uncle....