Framestore acquires Company 3 / Method

Framestore, in partnership with Aleph Capital and Crestview Partners, today announced the purchase of Company 3 / Method, bringing together two of the world’s top creative businesses in film, television and advertising.  The acquisition creates the only global creative services studio working across every part of the creative and production process. A partnership that has together won every major … Continue reading “Framestore acquires Company 3 / Method”

Matt Osborne joins Company 3 as Senior Colorist

Company 3 has announced that Matt Osborne will be joining the team as senior colorist. Osborne joins from The Mill where he has been in high demand for a wide variety of long- and short-form work. Most recently, he completed the feature film, The Wolf of Snow Hollow, starring and directed by Jim Cummings (Thunder Road) and … Continue reading “Matt Osborne joins Company 3 as Senior Colorist”

AAF announces 8 inductees for 30th AHOA celebration

The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the “unifying voice in advertising,” announced today that it will induct eight new honorees into its Advertising Hall of Achievement (AHOA).  The AHOA celebrates those individuals 40 years of age or under who are helping to lead the industry forward.  AAF ceremonies will take place on November 16, 2022, at … Continue reading “AAF announces 8 inductees for 30th AHOA celebration”

Open Swim makes company moves

Open Swim Founder/Director Bradley Ross and EP Amyliz Pera have announced the addition of Lian DesMarais as Head of Production and Jefferson Wenzel as Assistant Editor to the company’s team. Both artisans experienced in their respective crafts offer a refreshing take on cultivating and guiding ideas from start to finish. “I love having someone on the … Continue reading “Open Swim makes company moves”

Duffer Brothers announce new production company

The Duffer Brothers today announced their new production company, Upside Down Pictures, for film and television projects as part of their overall deal with Netflix. Hilary Leavitt (Orphan Black, Ozark) has been hired to run the company. According to The Duffer Brothers, Upside Down Pictures will “aim to create the kind of stories that inspired the … Continue reading “Duffer Brothers announce new production company”

Union’s Einar gets muscular on “HWY 93” for Dodge

For Dodge, the latest collaboration between director Sean Thonson of Supply & Demand and Union Partner/Editor Einar can best be described as a scorched-road sheet metal anthem, a tribute to the “smoking tire, the S-curve, and the spin turn.” Created via Doner, “HWY 93” imagines a highway that stretches across the 93 days of summer.  … Continue reading “Union’s Einar gets muscular on “HWY 93” for Dodge”

WTBR captures 30,000 km adventure on a Vespa

Where The Buffalo Roam (WTBR) recently partnered with Piaggio Studios – the content arm of Piaggio Group – to create episode two of Vespamania, a short film series celebrating the world’s most beloved scooter brand and its passionate riders. The film tells the incredible story of 24-year-old artist Emma Trenchard, who embarked on a two-and-a-half-year … Continue reading “WTBR captures 30,000 km adventure on a Vespa”

Mike Tyson’s cannabis company picks CMO

Tyson 2.0, legendary boxer, entrepreneur and cannabis advocate Mike Tyson’s newly launched cannabis company, today announced the appointment of Jackie (Northacker) Guarini as Chief Marketing Officer to lead the Company’s marketing strategy. Guarini is an accomplished, transformational leader with over a decade of experience in digital marketing, consumer connections, branding, and media initiatives. She joins Tyson 2.0 after most … Continue reading “Mike Tyson’s cannabis company picks CMO”

Amber Heard’s attorney gets “corrected” by cosmetics company

On Friday Amber Heard’s attorney, Elaine Bredehoft claimed that the Aquaman actress used Milani’s All In One Correcting Kit throughout her tumultuous relationship with Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp. The only problem is, that the palette the attorney presented in the courtroom didn’t even exist at the time of their relationship and didn’t … Continue reading “Amber Heard’s attorney gets “corrected” by cosmetics company”

Reel 360 interviews VFX Oscar Winner Paul Lambert about Dune

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert won the Oscar for “Best Visual Effects” on Sunday evening for the critically acclaimed film Dune. Having won the Oscar in 2018 and 2019 for Blade Runner 2049 and First Man, Lambert snagged his third Oscar to date after recently taking home the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects and the VES Award for Outstanding … Continue reading “Reel 360 interviews VFX Oscar Winner Paul Lambert about Dune”

Reel 360’s 5 Super Bowl ads that hit and 3 that missed

We’ve survived another day and night of Hard Seltzers (Does anyone drink beer anymore?) wings, and stuffing our faces with more chips than can be found in any chip or snack aisle. We’re also a little deaf from all the cheering in our hotel suite for our home city, the Super Bowl champion Rams. Congrats … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 5 Super Bowl ads that hit and 3 that missed”

Jessica Chastain kicks ass in front and behind the camera in The 355

Jessica Chastain’s passion project The 355 is a femme-centric, kick-ass action film that headlines an all-female ensemble in the male-dominated action genre. But that’s not the only trailblazing factor about this fun film – what went on behind the scenes is just as formidable. Led by Chastain, each actress was paid the same rate and … Continue reading “Jessica Chastain kicks ass in front and behind the camera in The 355”

3388 Films presents official selections for awards season from Vietnam

Southern California-based film distribution company 3388 Films is presenting its two feature FYC titles during the 2022 awards season: Kiều, a stunning period piece, romance/drama, inspired by the most famous Vietnamese literary classic of all time The Tale of Kiều by Nguyễn Du; and Bố Già (Dad, I’m Sorry), Vietnam’s official entry in the international feature category for the 2022 Oscars.   Inspired by the most famous … Continue reading “3388 Films presents official selections for awards season from Vietnam”

WandaVision VFX company, MARZ raises $6.5 million to meet demands

Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ), the technology and visual effects (VFX) startup helping Hollywood studios deliver feature-film quality visual effects on television timelines, today announced that it has raised CAD$6.5 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by Round13 Capital with participation from Rhino Ventures and Harlo Equity Partners, digital transformation company Torinit, … Continue reading “WandaVision VFX company, MARZ raises $6.5 million to meet demands”

And Just Like That: Find out when Carrie and company return

Sex and the City fans just got a huge present from HBO Max. As part of the virtual launch event for HBO Max Europe, it was announced that the highly anticipated Max Original series, AND JUST LIKE THAT…, will debut on HBO Max in December. The Max Original And Just Like That…, the new chapter of … Continue reading “And Just Like That: Find out when Carrie and company return”

truth launches fake vape company Depression Stick!

truth revealed its latest youth e-cigarette education effort “It’s Messing with Our Heads,” exposing nicotine’s role as a contributor to the worsening youth mental health crisis and the tobacco industry’s on-going attempts to distort public perception about the health effects of vaping products. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. A recently published study … Continue reading “truth launches fake vape company Depression Stick!”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

Nomad Editing Company welcomes Senior Lead Flame Artist Steve Morris

On the heels of noteworthy additions such as Executive Creative Director Chadwick Halbritter and Partners Brandon Porter and Conor O’Neill, Nomad is continuing to expand its rich creative team with the addition of Senior Lead Flame Artist Steve Morris to its NYC studio. Morris joins Nomad after seven years as a Senior Flame Artist at Method, where he worked on campaigns for … Continue reading “Nomad Editing Company welcomes Senior Lead Flame Artist Steve Morris”