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Street Talk for October 21, 2016
Quiver's Graham Budd

The Shipyard, an independent marketing consultancy, re-launches Revolocity with a new studio facility designed to apply equal doses of math and science to the art of its development and creation of multi-format content. The 6,000-square-foot interconnected studio and ideation space is located in Evergreen, Colorado. It was designed to accommodate the growing demand for content creation that has become a critical and often primary source of communication for brands, creating richer, more emotional connections with their target consumers. Revolocity was acquired by The Shipyard in February 2016.  It develops and produces content campaigns with its group of specialists ranging from creative, production, talent casting and editing—deployed on hundreds, sometimes thousands of platforms. The company was founded by former Hatch Entertainment EP Mike Long and former Engauge CCO Michael Bednar. Long now serves as chief content officer and Bednar as CCO for both The Shipyard and Revolocity. The Shipyard was founded in 2013 by industry veteran Rick Milenthal, who was CEO of digital agency Engauge, now a part of Publicis Groupe. Shipyard also recently acquired West Coast ad agency O’Leary and Partners. Clients include AEP--American Electric Power, Arnold’s, Nature’s harvest, Nationwide, Jibo, Scott’s, Fantastic Sam’s , WD 40, Orange County Credit Union and Co-op Financial services.

Former Jam3 EP Graham Budd has launched Quiver, a Toronto-based integrated production management company. Quiver’s family of shops includes specialists in interactive production and design, virtual reality and augmented reality, mobile games and apps, installations, live events, stunts, live-action and animation. The roster includes global companies such as Jam3, Plan8, Apollo, as well as Canadian shops 1One Productions, Globacore, Makers, Meld, VAPR, Morrison, IAM STATIC and Sugar Media. Quiver is currently working on projects with ad agencies Cheil Canada and Sid Lee and is producing a brand-integrated documentary series for Bell Media called Unclimbed, and presented by Jeep....