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”

Source Elements selected as Fast Company finalist

The winners of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation. Source Elements was recognized as a finalist in the Enduring Impact: 15+ years in business category.  Since 2005, Source Elements and its leading product Source-Connect have become an … Continue reading “Source Elements selected as Fast Company finalist”

Hiatus celebrates 3rd year & welcomes editor Joe Kell

Creative editorial & postproduction boutique Hiatus celebrates its Third Anniversary this month in April and welcomes new Editor Joe Kell. Kell joins the posthouse from Friendshop! in New York. “We are so thrilled to celebrate our third year here at Hiatus,” says Founder/Editor Shane Patrick Ford. Ford adds, “Because we had been working for a long time … Continue reading “Hiatus celebrates 3rd year & welcomes editor Joe Kell”

RECAP: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, 3 and 4

Much has happened with Bucky (Sebastian Stan) and Sam (Anthony Mackie) since we last left them at the end of Episode 2 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, and we’re back to fill you in on episodes 3 and 4 of this limited 6 episode Disney+ series.  Episode 3: “Power Broker” We begin the … Continue reading “RECAP: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, 3 and 4”

The City of Angels gets a new hell-ish production company

Film production company A Fresh Face in Hell announced today its launch in Seattle and LA with production stalwart Jason Botkin in the captain’s chair. Backed by a roster of established world-class talent and suitably named for its “never say die” approach to production, A Fresh Face in Hell will provide full-service production solutions for … Continue reading “The City of Angels gets a new hell-ish production company”

‘Selena’ creator launches Latinx production company

Moisés Zamora is putting a bigger lens on Latinx stories. The creator of Netflix’s Selena: The Series has partnered with Bianca Quesada and together formed Zone One, a production company focused on telling stories focused on people of Latin-American, Indigenous and Afro-Latin descent. Quesada who has been a creative exec at Starz, coordinator at CAA … Continue reading “‘Selena’ creator launches Latinx production company”

SXSW: Stage 13 brings 3 panels online

Stage 13, the award-winning and Emmy-nominated original content studio, brings three panels focused on its original series and feature to the WarnerMedia Rise venue at the SXSW Online 2021 festival starting Tuesday, March 16 through Thursday, March 18.  The two panels are “Family Style: Surviving Production During the Pandemic,” and “Two Sentence Horror Stories: Using Horror to Address … Continue reading “SXSW: Stage 13 brings 3 panels online”

Logan Industry launches production company

The producers behind 2020’s award-winning documentary feature ​The Donut King,​ directed by Alice Gu, have launched Logan Industry, a full-service commercial and film/TV production company. Following the success of the documentary, their next feature project is the scripted biopic version of ​The Donut King,​ to be produced with Scott Free, with Ridley Scott serving as EP. The … Continue reading “Logan Industry launches production company”

Aunt Jemina rebrands as Pearl Milling Company

PepsiCo, Inc., today announced the debut of Pearl Milling Company, the new name of the pancake mix and syrup varieties previously found under the Aunt Jemima brand. Pearl Milling Company-branded pancake mixes, syrups, cornmeal, flour, and grits products will start to arrive in market in June 2021. Pearl Milling Company will offer people all their favorite … Continue reading “Aunt Jemina rebrands as Pearl Milling Company”

Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels

Stage 13, the award-winning and Emmy-nominated original content studio, is premiering two virtual panels at the 2021 WarnerMedia Lodge held during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The two panels will be discussing two of Stage 13’s award-winning franchise series: Two Sentence Horror Stories, the horror anthology on The  CW Network, and Family Style, the unscripted Asian food … Continue reading “Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels”

Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company

Sunbasket has announced its reimagined identity as a full-service food delivery company, empowering every consumer to lead a healthy lifestyle. Expanding beyond the meal kit category, the brand has broadened its appeal to deliver an unparalleled selection of delicious, healthy foods for every dining occasion straight to consumers’ doors nationwide – from breakfast, lunch and dinner … Continue reading “Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company”

Ten35 helps Pepsi champion Black-owned restaurants

Recognizing the diverse range of delicious food, rich history and culture that Black-owned restaurants contribute to the American experience, Pepsi introduced Dig In. The consumer-facing, multi-year platform is a rallying call for people to double down on supporting Black-owned restaurants. Created by Chicago agency Ten35, Dig In aims to generate at least $100 million in sales for Black-owned restaurants over … Continue reading “Ten35 helps Pepsi champion Black-owned restaurants”

Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Hanukkah! And we are just around the corner from Christmas and Kwanza, so it’s that time of the year to offer up the Reel 360 / Reel Chicago Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier, we’ve compiled an extensive list – and believe us … Continue reading “Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide”

Framestore provides 230 VFX shots for ‘The Crown’

Crown Framestore King. Or Queen. Having recreated Heathrow in the 1960s for the third series of The Crown, Framestore has returned to Netflix’s royal drama, providing VFX work on 230 shots throughout Season 4. The creative studio delivered a wide range of VFX work on the latest series of Peter Morgan’s streaming mega-hit including digital … Continue reading “Framestore provides 230 VFX shots for ‘The Crown’”

The 3rd annual ‘Production Without Borders’ lineup

Our friends at Cloud 21 International and Kultura PR International have announced the third annual “Production Without Borders” special event  that will be held  during the 2020 virtual American Film Market on November 10, 2020 at 11 a.m PST. “We’re delighted to be able to hold our third annual Production Without Borders event once again this year,” … Continue reading “The 3rd annual ‘Production Without Borders’ lineup”

AFI Fest features 53% female, 39% BIPOC directed films

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the films that will play in the World Cinema, New Auteurs, Documentary, Cinema’s Legacy, Short Film Competition, Meet the Press Film Festival at AFI FEST and the AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi, completing this year’s festival’s program. The complete AFI FEST program … Continue reading “AFI Fest features 53% female, 39% BIPOC directed films”

Kia K5 lands a first-ever flat spin 360-degree stunt

When we first watched this Kia “K5 Live” stunt on the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast, our initial reaction was a genuine, jaw-dropping f*ck! Upon seeing it again, our reaction was “dope AF!” The latest work from our friends at David&Goliath underscores the fact that Kia K5 may just be the most powerful midsize sedan on … Continue reading “Kia K5 lands a first-ever flat spin 360-degree stunt”