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Street Talk for May 13, 2016
Carbon's Liam Chapple (l) and Phil Linturn

Bicoastal creative studio Carbon has opened a VFX, post and design studio in Chicago. The Midwest operation is being headed by EP Phil Linturn and creative director Liam Chapple, a pair of European production experts who reflect the new office’s emphasis on conveying fresh, global perspectives to the Chicago market. Linturn joins Carbon after spending well over a decade at visual effects shop Glassworks, rising up from EP to COO of its European network, which includes offices in London, Barcelona and Amsterdam. Meanwhile Chapple’s outstanding work at London design and animation studio Mainframe caught Carbon’s eye. During his tenure at Mainframe, Chapple led design and direction on notable projects including a groundbreaking campaign for iconic British department store Harrod’s and a Promax BDA-winning BBC promo for the Wimbledon tennis championships....

Sonido, a leading audio production house in Brazil, and Argentina’s entertainment and music shop Argentine Antro are opening in the United States with a new brand: Sonido Antro. The new venture starts with two studios, one in NY, the other in Miami. The head of the new operation is Sonido’s founder, Lucas Duque, who has moved to the U.S. and is dividing his time between NYC and Miami. Roger Leao manages the NYC operation along with producer Fab Dupont and Carlos Feitoza while Estela Romand is responsible for the Miami studio. Sonido Antro US already finished his first work for Bulova in partnership with agency Vault 49 and had already started projects for TBWA Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and Mexico. The production company also recently signed campaigns for Dell and KFC for Y&R Bravo/Miami and Ogilvy, respectively....