Technicolor moves MPC Advertising under The Mill brand

With an ambition to become the world’s largest creative visual arts company, Technicolor Creative Studios has announced the incorporation of award-winning VFX studio MPC Advertising into sister brand The Mill, to create one global studio network.   The new consolidated studio will be led by Josh Mandel, previously CEO of The Mill, who will be taking on the new role of President of Advertising at Technicolor Creative … Continue reading “Technicolor moves MPC Advertising under The Mill brand”

Award-winning VFX Supervisor Adrien Servadio joins MPC

Today MPC (The Moving Picture Company) announced the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Adrien Servadio to its creative team in Los Angeles. Adrien’s arrival at MPC comes with over a decade’s worth of experience combining the artistic and technical elements of an image to create authentic and globally recognized works. With a studied history in … Continue reading “Award-winning VFX Supervisor Adrien Servadio joins MPC”

Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi joins Moving Picture Company (MPC) 

Global production studio Moving Picture Company (MPC) today announced the addition of award-winning Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi to its executive leadership team.    Previously at Framestore, Pascuzzi joins MPC’s New York studio, headed by Managing Director Angela Lupo, to further cement and develop the creative studio’s visual effects offering to the region’s top creative agencies and brands. In the new … Continue reading “Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi joins Moving Picture Company (MPC) “

MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards

Last night, the shots Awards held The Americas Ceremony in Hollywood. Production company, MJZ, along with work anti-gun violence creative from Leo Burnett, BBDO and States United to Prevent Gun Violence came away the big winners. With the pandemic causing the previous last two awards shows to go digital-only, this celebration of creative campaigns from North and … Continue reading “MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards”

Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists

The AICP Awards today released the Shortlists for the 2022 editions of its three competitions: The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards. The Shortlists are the results of a bifurcated judging system that began earlier this year with a series of panels with … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists”

Kia shines a light on conservation of endangered sea turtles

Inspiration can come in many forms. It’s what fuels innovation and imagination. It’s what drives us to do more and make more good. In David&Goliath’s (D&G) latest campaign for Kia America, the automaker introduces the all-new Sportage X-Pro, an SUV that’s capable, tech-forward and ready for anything. It’s a vehicle that inspires people to take the driver’s … Continue reading “Kia shines a light on conservation of endangered sea turtles”

New Chevy Bolt work promotes life changes

What’s a little battery fire anyway? Apparently, General Motors has not parked the Chevy Bolt EV and Bolt EUV compact cars for good, following a highly publicized battery fire recall that forced it to halt production and sales. According to Reuters and GM Authority, the automaker is committed to both electric cars and has turned to AOR Commonwealth//McCann to create … Continue reading “New Chevy Bolt work promotes life changes”

RBL Spotlight: VFX and animation guru Bilali Mack

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity on a daily basis. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate wonderful human beings, like, visual effects and animation … Continue reading “RBL Spotlight: VFX and animation guru Bilali Mack”

Framestore bolsters US offices with senior hires

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore and production company Framestore Pictures announced today that they have grown their US team with a series of key senior hires; Michel Waxman as Executive Producer of Framestore Pictures, Brian Smego as Executive Producer, and Daniel White as Senior Immersive Producer. With over 20 years of experience in advertising and branded … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters US offices with senior hires”

Harbor to build complete post-production studio in London

Harbor has broken ground on building a complete post-production studio spread across three floors in the Turnmill building in London’s Farringdon. The studio will offer end-to-end postproduction – dailies, offline editorial, picture finishing, sound post, ADR, and screening theaters. At the same time Harbor will continue to offer dailies and screening services from its Windsor locations … Continue reading “Harbor to build complete post-production studio in London”

Historic all-women committee to lead The Visual Effects Society

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has elected its 2022 board of directors officers. Lisa Cooke was re-elected board chair, and is the first woman to hold this role since VES’ inception. And for the first time in the Society’s 25-year history, the five-member executive committee of officers is comprised of an all-women group of industry professionals. … Continue reading “Historic all-women committee to lead The Visual Effects Society”

BAFTA & Emmy nominated Untold Studios opens in LA

Untold Studios today announces its first studio in the US. Award-winning executive producers Jo Arghiris and Christina Roldan join as partners and will lead the Studio. Untold Studios is a next-generation creative studio and community, creating culturally relevant entertainment across Advertising, Music and Film & TV. The studio has taken the world by storm since … Continue reading “BAFTA & Emmy nominated Untold Studios opens in LA”

Framestore bolsters creative leadership with Victoria Osborn, Brian Drucker

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has expanded its creative leadership team in New York with the appointments of Victoria Osborn as Creative Director, VFX Supervisor and Brian Drucker as Creative Director, Design. With over 20 years of industry experience, Osborn will report to New York Managing Director Charles Howell and work closely … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters creative leadership with Victoria Osborn, Brian Drucker”

Ridley Scott Creative Group Names Luke Ricci President of RSA Films U.S.

Ridley Scott Creative Group has named Luke Ricci to its global leadership team as President, RSA Films, U.S. An executive and producer with a prolific background in advertising and production, Ricci has worked on the agency and production company sides of the aisle, overseeing multiple award-winning productions and managing the careers of many of the … Continue reading “Ridley Scott Creative Group Names Luke Ricci President of RSA Films U.S.”

FilmCapital.io lands E! founder Larry Namer as President

Global entertainment industry veteran and E! founder Larry Namer will join the SEC-registered crowdfunding platform FilmCapital.io as president. The announcement was made today by company founder and CEO Ali Mahir Aksu. “We’re extremely lucky to have Larry Namer join FilmCapital’s executive team,” comments Aksu. “Not only does he possess unprecedented experience in both the entertainment … Continue reading “FilmCapital.io lands E! founder Larry Namer as President”

Elton John is skint and Lil Nas X questions it in hilarious Uber Eats campaign

The Reel 360 team always thought the Mark Hamill/Patrick Stewart Uber Eats spot would be hard to beat. Others have come close, but this Lil Nas X/Sir Elton John teaming is nothing short of bomb. They are the stars of Uber Eats’ newest ‘Tonight I’ll Be Eating’ campaign. Each unapologetically themselves, iconically unique and cross-generational … Continue reading “Elton John is skint and Lil Nas X questions it in hilarious Uber Eats campaign”

The Garage expands with new stages, adds three new directors

In its first additions to the company’s roster since Owner/Director Steve Giralt founded it five years ago, The Garage has signed three new tabletop directors on the heels of moving into a new and larger production studio in Industry City Brooklyn. Award-winning directors Ronald Koetzier, Charles Nordeen, and Shanghoon have joined Giralt as part of … Continue reading “The Garage expands with new stages, adds three new directors”

Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’

Nissan’s beloved Heisman House is back for its 11th season with a campaign inspired by fans from Texas, Wisconsin and Michigan. College football’s latest Heisman Trophy winner, Devonta Smith, joins past Heisman Trophy winners Tim Tebow, Eddie George, Kyler Murray, Desmond Howard, Barry Sanders, Baker Mayfield, Bo Jackson, Archie Griffin and Derek Henry for new … Continue reading “Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’”

Marvel’s Eternals releases final trailer

Not too bad. Not too bad at all. A new trailer and poster for Marvel Studios’ Eternals were released, offering an upfront look at the MCU’s newest team-up, featuring a group of celestial heroes, from beyond the stars, who have had a love affair with the Earth since the dawn of man. When monstrous creatures called the … Continue reading “Marvel’s Eternals releases final trailer”

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”