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Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Director Lance Kelleher has joined production house PHOTOPLAY for representation in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. His credits includes campaigns for Jaguar, Canon, Renault Global, Lexus, Jim Beam, Qantas, Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, BMW, Heineken, Sony...

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Bicoastal production company Honor Society has expanded its global reach, signing with Toronto-based production company Sparks Productions for full Canadian representation of its directorial roster. Megan Kelly is executive producer/managing director of Honor...

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Click 3X has added Leyla T. Rosario as executive producer, business development. She will be charged with driving business development efforts and overseeing all production for Click 3X clients. Rosario has more than seven years experience in the advertising...

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Celebrity photographer and filmmaker Dean Freeman has joined CoMPANY. Son of Beatles photographer Robert Freeman, Dean is probably best known for his “freestyle” pics of David Beckham and a lauded worldwide branding campaign (both stills and spots) for Haagen...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

In an era of media fragmentation, the Super Bowl has increased in its value, delivering a rare opportunity to reach a mega audience—and the premium for that is on the rise, hitting a record $5 million on average for each :30 ad time slot. But as a shared experience, the Big Game is in some...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Simon McQuoid of Imperial Woodpecker directed an eight-spot campaign for H&R Block out of Fallon Worldwide. In the mix is this commercial titled “Zombie” in which H&R Block spokesman Jon Hamm of Mad Men fame chats with an actress who’s on a break from shooting a zombie-themed...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

ICM Partners is now representing cinematographer Ulrik Boel Bentzen and production designer Clement Price-Thomas for commercials and feature films exclusively.....

Dattner Dispoto and Associates (DDA) has...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Pulse Films has promoted Claire Wingate to SVP of production and operations, and Isabel Davis to head of production for unscripted TV and branded content. Wingate has moved to L.A. and will divide her time among the L.A., NY and London offices...

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

On the strength of Borrowed Time, directors Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj last month earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short. They also wrote the film in concert with Mark C. Harris. During their spare time over the past five years, Coats and Hamou-Lhadj devoted themselves...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Jimmy Smith, an accomplished agency creative who currently serves as partner, chairman and CCO of Amusement Park Entertainment, recalled years ago awarding a young filmmaker with his first commercial. That director went on to a stellar career in spots and features. But today, Smith laughed, he...