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Street Talk for January 13, 2017
Director Marcus Kuhne

Content studio Big Block has signed director Marcus Kuhne, who’s well established in the Spanish filmmaking community. Kuhne has already made a smooth transition to the American market. His gravity-defying visual for The Chainsmokers hit “Don’t Let Me Down (featuring Daya),” which documents a drive through a sun-soaked California canyon gone wrong, garnered Kuhne a 2016 MTV VMA nomination for Best Electronic Video. Recently Kuhne helmed rapper Trinidad James’ video for “Hipster Stripclub,” churning out a dark, acid-laced short that blurs the lines between reality and hallucination. Kuhne has also helmed branded web content for Ray-Ban and Reebok....

Cut + Run has opened its new postproduction space in San Francisco. Helmed by executive producer Deanne Mehling and sr. editor Pete Koob, the office is located in the heart of the city. Leveraging the partnership between Cut + Run and VFX sister company, Jogger, the office has already enjoyed a wide range of collaborations such as Xbox with 215McCann, Draft Kings with BSSP and PlayStation with Venables Bell & Partners. Housing three edit bays and a fully equipped flame suite, the new space aims to extend to Cut+Run’s San Francisco clients the same high level of talent and client service found in the company’s offices around the world....

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