Monday, January 22, 2018

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Camp + King Hires Art Director, Senior Producer and Senior Strategist

Advertising agency Camp + King has appointed three executives to its talent roster, partner/CEO Jamie King, announced today. Dan Depew, Garrett DeLorm and Paige Robertson work out of the shop’s Presidio office.

Art Director Dan Depew is a 2018 San...

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Arkansas-Based Waymack & Crew Embraces The Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery

Dan Waymack is a filmmaker and president of Waymack & Crew, a production company with offices in Little Rock, Arkansas and Chicago, and a staff of 15. The company has an enviable list of credits that includes the familiar Allstate ads with actor Dennis Haysbert, as well as work for the U.S....

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
The One Club Names ADC 97th Annual Awards Juries For Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards.

These 32 creative...

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Gina Rodriguez To Host The 20TH CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)

The Costume Designers Guild announced that Golden Globe award-winning actress Gina Rodriguez will host the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) taking place February 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel....

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
ContagiousLA’s Andrew Laurich Directs Jonathan Goldsmith in 10-spot Astral Tequila Campaign, Created via Erich & Kallman

Pop culture icon Jonathan Goldsmith bending a spoon with his mind (“Bible”), holding his breath for one hour, becoming the namesake of the sun (“Star"), welcoming his pet shark home (Philippe...

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
American Society of Cinematographers To Honor Angelina Jolie With Board of Governors Award

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announces Oscar®-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Rising Sun Pictures Honoured with VES Award Nomination for Marvel Studios’ "Thor: Ragnarok"

Three artists from Rising Sun Pictures have been nominated for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for their work on Marvel Studios’ summer blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok. CG Supervisor Hubert Maston, Lighting Technical Director Arthur Moody, On-Set VFX/Concept/Pre-vis Adam Paschke and Virtual...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
The Director’s Network Signs Cinematographer Anthony Arendt

Cinematographer Anthony Arendt has signed with The Director’s Network, the premier talent agency for freelance directors, director/cameramen, and directors of photography.

“I’ve...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for 16th Annual VES Awards

Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, announced the nominees for the 16th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television,...

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Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
RODEO FX Brings Creatures To Life In "Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle"

Visual effects powerhouse Rodeo FX was tagged to create 96 shots for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, including some of the most iconic creatures in the movie. The sequel to the 1995 family classic takes the story of a board game that’s come to life and brings it to the digital age by...

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Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Creates New Division Telemundo Global Studios

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the creation of Telemundo Global Studios, a new division to be led by veteran media executive Marcos Santana, effective immediately. As Telemundo continues to lead Hispanic media with world-class innovative scripted content for all platforms, this new...

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Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
Director Cody Stokes on Balancing Commerce and Art in Ads and Film

Over the past five years, Cody Stokes has crafted a busy career as a commercial director. An active creator on Big Block’s director roster, Cody has put together roughly 100 projects, ranging from 30-second broadcast spots for big brands such as Toyota,...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
ADG Gallery 800 Presents “The Golden Brush: A Tribute To Duncan Alanson Spencer” Honoring The Legendary Motion Picture Scenic Artist

Duncan Alanson Spencer (1911-1999), the legendary Scenic Artist behind some of Hollywood’s greatest films, will be honored by the Art Directors Guild Gallery 800(ADG, IATSE...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
One at Optimus Welcomes Mary Ann Holecek as EP/Managing Director and Damian Huck as EP

One at Optimus, the production arm of leading production and post house Optimus, today announced that Mary Ann Holecek has taken the reins as executive producer/managing director and Damian Huck has been hired as...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The One Club Announces Jury For The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical Awards

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced the jury for its new Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical discipline for The One Show 2018.

Entries can be submitted via...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
DGA Announces Nominees For Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film For 2017

The Directors Guild of America today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2017.

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
SHOOT's 16th Annual 2018 New Directors Search Opens For Entries To Those Directing Professionally Less Than Three Years; Aspiring Filmmakers Get The Chance To Make Their Case For The Showcase

SHOOT® announced today that the 2018 SHOOT New Directors Search is officially open now through March 31, 2018. This is SHOOT's 16th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming directors who, based on their...

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Cinema Audio Society Nominations For The 54th Annual CAS Awards For Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing For 2017

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.  Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations....

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Nominees Announced For The  20th Anniversary CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)

Nominees were announced today for the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. Produced by JumpLine, this year’s platinum anniversary CDGA...

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017.

“Directors are driving the push to more distinctive television, eye-catching commercials and powerful...

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