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”

37 years in the making, Of Things Past debuts Oct. 3rd

After a remarkable journey spanning over 37 years, the eagerly anticipated film Of Things Past is finally set to grace North American screens on October 3rd. Distributed by Lion Heart Distribution, this unique production will be available for viewers on Amazon, Vudu, and major cable systems’ Video On Demand (VOD) platforms, marking the culmination of … Continue reading “37 years in the making, Of Things Past debuts Oct. 3rd”

Gerety Awards celebrate 2023 Winners

The prestigious Gerety Awards, known for recognizing advertising campaigns that deeply resonate with a female audience, have unveiled their 2023 winners. This year’s panel of judges awarded a total of 4 Grand Prix, 27 Gold, 69 Silver, and 65 Bronze awards, leaving 159 entries on the shortlist. The campaigns that clinched the Grand Prix accolades … Continue reading “Gerety Awards celebrate 2023 Winners”

Vans takes giant step in Times Square with 3D billboard

Streetwear brand Vans has partnered with production company Final Frontier to launch their latest addition, the Knu Stack silhouette. Adding a contemporary twist to their enduring ’90s skate shoes, Vans aimed to make a splash in the heart of New York City with an impactful campaign to bring the fresh look to life. The Naked … Continue reading “Vans takes giant step in Times Square with 3D billboard”

Bob Iger highlights Disney’s focus during Q3 call

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, revealing a 4% increase in revenues, reaching an impressive $22.3 billion. CEO Bob Iger, who has been at the helm for the past eight months, shared the company’s achievements and outlined the path forward during the post-earnings call. Iger began by underscoring the … Continue reading “Bob Iger highlights Disney’s focus during Q3 call”

AAF announces 2023 AHOA inductees

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced eight new inductees into its prestigious AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement (AHOA). The AHOA celebrates those individuals aged 40 and younger who are helping to lead the industry forward. They were elected following a months-long process that included a rigorous review of the candidates by an esteemed group of industry leaders including former inductees and top … Continue reading “AAF announces 2023 AHOA inductees”

Laird and Good Company strengthen roster

Home of multidisciplinary creative talent, Laird and Good Company, has announced the recent signing of four new artists to their growing roster; Director / Photographers Grant Cornett and Ciril Jazbec, Director Mae Mann, and Photographer William Jess Laird.  Grant Cornett Grant Cornett, a renowned Director and Photographer, brings a diverse portfolio that includes collaborations with esteemed … Continue reading “Laird and Good Company strengthen roster”

Day 5: 2023 Young Lions winners announced

Call them young Lions Kings and Queens. Following seven competitions over four days, the Cannes Lions International Festival for Creativity has announced its 2023 Young Lions winners.  The Young Lions competitions, which are sponsored by Adobe, are at the heart of the Cannes Lions School. They embody a true celebration of creativity across the world … Continue reading “Day 5: 2023 Young Lions winners announced”

Day 4: Mindshare named Media Network of 2023

Mindshare, the media services company that is part of GroupM and WPP, has been named Media Network of the Year at the 2023 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The agency, picking up the award for the second time in four years after winning in 2019, was chosen by a cross-industry panel of international judges for … Continue reading “Day 4: Mindshare named Media Network of 2023”

Legendary Marvel artist John Romita Sr. dies at 93

John “Jazzy” Romita Sr., who was best known for his iconic work on The Amazing Spider-Man comics and was a titan in the comic book industry, died on Tuesday. He was 93. Romita Sr.’s death was confirmed by his son, fellow comics artist John Romita Jr., in a post on Twitter Tuesday evening. “I say … Continue reading “Legendary Marvel artist John Romita Sr. dies at 93”

Celebrating 30 Years of Jurassic Park

A meteor may have wiped out the dinosaurs six million years ago, but time has not been able to erase the dinos from Jurassic Park. Three decades ago, on June 11, 1993, Steven Spielberg unleashed a cinematic masterpiece that forever changed the landscape of blockbuster filmmaking. Jurassic Park was published in 1990 Written by Michael Crichton, the … Continue reading “Celebrating 30 Years of Jurassic Park”

LeShuttle undergoes big rebrand of 30-year history

Channel Tunnel operator Getlink has revealed a major rebranding initiative of the popular England to France cross-channel car rail service, LeShuttle, with a full 360 ad campaign from the newly formed creative division of The Ridley Scott Creative Group. The rebrand comes as the Channel Tunnel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary, with the new identity paving the … Continue reading “LeShuttle undergoes big rebrand of 30-year history”

WGA sets 2023 strike rules

With the film and TV industry on the precipice of a labor strike from the WGA, the first since 2007, the Board of Directors of Writers Guild of America, West, Inc. and the Council of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGA) have adopted strike rules that will go into effect if and when the … Continue reading “WGA sets 2023 strike rules”

Cannes Lions announces 2023 Jury members

Cannes Lions has revealed the line-up of global experts selected to award the world’s very best creative and effective work and benchmark excellence this June. Work from across the globe will be judged, awarded and celebrated during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from 19-23 June 2023.  Announced today are 290 experts from across … Continue reading “Cannes Lions announces 2023 Jury members”

Casting directors honored at 38th Artios Awards

Casting Society (CSA) honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre at the 38th Annual Artios Awards held on Thursday, March 9, with ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York and London. Everything, Everywhere All at Once continued to be the awards season juggernaut as the sci-fi film was honored with the Artios Zeitgeist … Continue reading “Casting directors honored at 38th Artios Awards”

Hometeam joins Fast Company’s most innovative companies list

On the company’s website, Hometeam says it, was started with a question, “Isn’t there a better way? We ask ourselves this question every day, at every step in the video production process, with the goal of transforming our industry towards a more human future. What does the future of production look like?” Now, Fast Company … Continue reading “Hometeam joins Fast Company’s most innovative companies list”

Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great

It’s over. Sigh. My Philadephia Eagles put up a valiant effort but they couldn’t do it for four quarters Sometimes you lead by 10 points at halftime and lose by 3 when it’s all said and done. That’s why it’s called “The Big Game.” It applies to other aspects of life as well. Someone has … Continue reading “Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great”