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”

Behold! Ridley Scott directs short for Samsung on Galaxy S23

Director Sir Ridley Scott’s beautiful and moving new short film was announced at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2023, unveiling the latest Galaxy S23 series. Partnering with Samsung, Scott created the stunning film with elegant details, captured entirely with Galaxy S23 Ultra, showing its superior camera capabilities. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. Written by … Continue reading “Behold! Ridley Scott directs short for Samsung on Galaxy S23”

It’s the final frontier for Picard and company in new trailer

Paramount+ debuted the official trailer for the third and final season of Star Trek: Picard during the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals AFC Championship Game. And it looks out of this world! The new season features Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: … Continue reading “It’s the final frontier for Picard and company in new trailer”

RE/MAX’s 2023 campaign showcases agents

Real Estate agents and the value they bring to any real estate transactions are highlighted in the new 2023 campaign for RE/MAX. Created by Camp+King, “The Right Agent Can Lead the Way” continues the theme of previous years. The campaign showcases the significance of home and the right real estate agent’s ability to empathize and … Continue reading “RE/MAX’s 2023 campaign showcases agents”

Fame actress Irene Cara passes at 63

Oscar and Grammy winner, Irene Cara, an icon of the 80s best known for the theme songs of Fame and Flashdance in the early ’80s, has passed away. The actress and singer was 63. Cara is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, the story of a New York … Continue reading “Fame actress Irene Cara passes at 63”

M3GAN trailer is new viral sensation

She’s more than just a toy. M3GAN is part of the family. Creepy. But James Wan is no stranger to creepy. He is the filmmaker behind the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring franchises, and Blumhouse, the producer of the Halloween films, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man. And now Wan is behind the newest face in terror. M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, … Continue reading “M3GAN trailer is new viral sensation”

Dancing with the Stars reveals all-star cast for S31

Today, Disney+ announced the Dancing with the Stars season 31 celebrity cast and their professional dancing partners, while live in studio on ABC’s Good Morning America. The series, hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks and new co-host, actor and television personality Alfonso Ribeiro, returns to the ballroom with a lineup of celebrities including a … Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars reveals all-star cast for S31”

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’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”