Sunday, February 19, 2017

Street Talk

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

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...

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Production company Derby has signed director Josh Hayward. He is best known for his deep expertise and craftsmanship in postproduction and design, creating award-winning work for clients in the retail, tech and automotive spaces, including the Air Force, LL Bean...

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Cultivate.Media has added director Joel Limchoc to its roster. His credits include spots for such brands as McDonald’s, Philippine telecom company Globe, and life insurance company Pru Life UK. He’s worked with Lintas, JWT and BBDO, among other agencies. Limchoc...

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Director Ira Rosensweig has opened Wavemaker Creative in Hollywood, Calif., with executive producer Tracey Karka. Rosensweig is probably best known for directing last year’s Mike’s...

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

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 (...

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

L.A.-based YayBig Productions has signed writer/director Ryan Prows. His debut feature film, Lowlife, is moving towards its 2017 premiere. Both the film and Prows are represented by UTA. He has written and directed content for a variety of platforms...

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Black Lives Matter in partnership with J. Walter Thompson New York has created BackingBlackBusiness.com, a web tool allowing people to easily discover Black owned small businesses throughout the U.S. Currently in Beta with over 300 Black-owned...

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Instant Karma Films has added Olivier Venturini to its U.S. directorial roster for commercials and branded content. Born in France where he began his directing career shooting for such clients as Cartier, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Fiat and Coca Cola, Venturini then made...