RadicalMedia: Filmmaker Rhys Ernst joins commercial production company

Filmmaker and artist, Rhys Ernst has joined award-winning production company RadicalMedia. His debut feature film, Adam, premiered at the Sundance 2019 Film Festival, won awards at Outfest, Oslo Fusion, and the Mezipatra Film Festival, and was nominated for a 2020 GLAAD award. Ernst was a Producer and Director on Amazon’s Transparent and created the title sequence for the … Continue reading “RadicalMedia: Filmmaker Rhys Ernst joins commercial production company”

Courtney Hoffman joins RadicalMedia

This has been a big week for commercial director Courtney Hoffman. Earlier we reported on her first-ever global campaign for WhatsApp and now word comes she has joined RadicalMedia for US representation.   After leaving a prestigious career in Costume Design (Baby Driver, The Hateful Eight, Captain Fantastic, and several Superbowl commercials), Courtney Hoffman wrote and directed … Continue reading “Courtney Hoffman joins RadicalMedia”

Storyteller Jonny Mass joins RadicalMedia

Jonny Mass is an exciting visual storyteller based in Los Angeles. And he has now joined RadicalMedia’s director roster He has risen quickly in the ranks of the most sought-after car directors in the industry and has branched out into directing highly cinematic films in and out of the advertising industry.   His BMW spot, starring … Continue reading “Storyteller Jonny Mass joins RadicalMedia”

Rebecca Baehler joins RadicalMedia’s roster

Congrats to Rebecca “Bec” Baehler. RadicalMedia has announced they are adding her clean, graphic and elegant aesthetic to their directorial roster. As a director and cinematographer, she marries her visual and technical prowess to a sensitivity and passion for the concepts and ideas that animate each of her projects.  Born and raised in L.A., Rebecca … Continue reading “Rebecca Baehler joins RadicalMedia’s roster”

Brian Oakes joins RadicalMedia’s roster

Brian Oakes has joined RadicalMedia’s international roster for commercials. Oakes began his career in the film industry as a motion graphics designer and animator. His work first appeared in the 2006 Sundance hit Wordplay which opened the door to creating motion graphics for documentary films that include Bobby Fischer Against the World, I.O.U.S.A, These Amazing … Continue reading “Brian Oakes joins RadicalMedia’s roster”

RadicalMedia signs Bethan Seller and Quran Squire

Exciting news from RadicalMedia. The award-winning production company just bolstered their roster by adding on two new fantastic directors.  Bethan Seller and Quran Squire both bring dynamic new sensibilities, creativity and visions to the company. Based in the UK, Bethan Seller is a vivacious director with a talent for encouraging strong performances, subtle comedy, and … Continue reading “RadicalMedia signs Bethan Seller and Quran Squire”

GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis

The GAP has been fairly quiet for a long time. Once, the brand was everyone’s jam from Madonna to Spike Lee to Charlize Theron. It was “our casual chic.” While GAP is still sported by the likes of Mindy Kaling, Kate Middleton and Selena Gomez, the brand finds itself in financial trouble. Most of the … Continue reading “GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis”

RadicalMedia’s Kindrick directs video from fan footage

Social distancing is forcing many in the film, TV, music and advertising industries to get creative with their creative. We just reported on SNL streaming an entire 90 minutes from cast members’ homes. Now comes Radicalmedia director Will Kindrick (director of the award-winning sci-fi short film STORM) and a new fan footage based music video … Continue reading “RadicalMedia’s Kindrick directs video from fan footage”

RadicalMedia’s Mills directs Grammys promo ‘Underdog’

Only 2% of popular music is produced by women. Two percent. That’s terrible. RadicalMedia’s director Mollie Mills teamed with TBWA\Chiat\Day LA to create Underdog, a promo spot for The Grammys. This video highlights an all female choir performing Underdog by Alicia Keys. The choir is made up of women of all ages, colors and body types. … Continue reading “RadicalMedia’s Mills directs Grammys promo ‘Underdog’”

Brother, RadicalMedia announce collaboration

Yesterday, Santa Monica-based RadicalMedia announced today their collaboration with Executive Producer Rich Carter and Director Theodore Melfi of Brother, a production company dedicated to crafting excellence in commercial advertising. Formed as a small creatively focused boutique company, Rich and Ted are committed to crafting long and short form content that is inspiring and socially conscious.  … Continue reading “Brother, RadicalMedia announce collaboration”

RadicalMedia directors deliver ‘New Ways’ for Nowness

London-based choreographer, Benjamin Milan, has collaborated with the likes of Madonna, FKA twigs, Kylie Minogue, Mykki Blanco, Zara Larsson, Taylor Swift, Teyana Taylor, among others—making a name for himself by seamlessly integrating voracious voguing styles with boundary-pushing ideas and concepts. Now, RadicalMedia’s directing duo Jonas & Julien (Jonas Hegi and Julien Simshauser), take the Swedish-born, … Continue reading “RadicalMedia directors deliver ‘New Ways’ for Nowness”

RadicalMedia announces partnership with Spark & Riot

Production studioRadicalMedia has announced an official exciting collaboration with Los Angeles-based female powered production and management company, Spark & Riot. Led by Ana de Diego, her team represents an international roster of directors and connects them with American advertising agencies to develop and produce content globally. Yes, there are other female-led production companies, but what … Continue reading “RadicalMedia announces partnership with Spark & Riot”

Microsoft’s Windows 11 brings us closer to what we love

Microsoft’s new Windows 11 operating system is designed to provide a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through an immersive, fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu to new ways to connect to your favorite people, news, games, and content—Windows 11 is the place to think, express, and create in a … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Windows 11 brings us closer to what we love”

m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer

Bicoastal production studio m ss ng p eces today announced the hiring of Kelly Martin as Executive Producer, based in Los Angeles. A skilled producer with extensive international experience, Martin has worked across commercials, branded content, live events, and long-form documentary projects. Martin joins m ss ng p eces following two years as Head of … Continue reading “m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer”

Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley

Director Pip Cowley, whose short films have been heralded by Paper Magazine, Nowness and The Fader, has joined the directorial roster at Miniac Films. Her signing was announced by Miniac partners Stephen Roesler, Executive Producer, and John Christopher Pina, Director. Cowley’s most recent short, Undone, features actress and dancer Camren Bicondova in an emotional study … Continue reading “Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley”

Syn merges classic with new for Toshiba campaign

Toshiba is a company that was founded on the unique principles of Japanese craftsmanship and the highest attention to detail: The Takumi Spirit. A new slogan, Details Matter, is part of a new campaign launch embodying an ethos where a focus on detail is meticulously applied to everything they do and make.   The centerpiece spot, … Continue reading “Syn merges classic with new for Toshiba campaign”

From Costume Designer to Director, Courtney Hoffman

While the budding filmmaking career of Courtney Hoffman has only just begun, she’s anything but green. This costumer designer turned filmmaker has a lush 10-year career as a successful costume designer, working with the likes of Tarantino and Gia Coppola and on films like The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained, Palo Alto, and Baby Driver – just to … Continue reading “From Costume Designer to Director, Courtney Hoffman”

AFX Creative: Welcomes EP Nicole Fina

In an exciting period of growth, multidisciplinary content creation studio AFX Creative has strengthened its leadership team by bringing on versatile, award-winning Executive Producer Nicole Fina to its Santa Monica, CA, studio. Her appointment was made by Mark Leiss, AFX Creative Founder and Managing Director. Most recently the Executive Producer of Advertising & Games at Digital Domain, … Continue reading “AFX Creative: Welcomes EP Nicole Fina”

Telly Awards: 2021 winners announced

The Telly Awards have announced this year’s winners, including Jennifer Garner’s Pretend Cooking Show series, RadicalMedia’s Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel documentary series, Partizan’s Fantastic Voyage campaign, and much more. Under this year’s “Your Stories Defy The Limits” theme, standouts encompass the artistic and technical innovations that have surfaced in direct response … Continue reading “Telly Awards: 2021 winners announced”

AICP launches Mentoring Program for BIPOC

The AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee, an integral part of the association’s commitment to facilitate real and sustainable long-term equity shifts within the industry, has unveiled plans for its new AICP Mentoring Program, which launches this month and is now accepting applications for prospective mentees.  Aimed at everyone from those just launching their careers to … Continue reading “AICP launches Mentoring Program for BIPOC”