The Mill appoints Josh Mandel as Global CEO

1+ Global creative production studio The Mill has appointed Josh Mandel as its new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mandel will be taking on the newly appointed role as previous acting CEO David Patton turns his focus to growing the wider advertising division at The Mill’s parent company Technicolor. Within his role as Global President of … Continue reading “The Mill appoints Josh Mandel as Global CEO”

Dua Lipa gets trippy in ‘Hallucinate’ from The Mill

1+ This video just makes the Reel 360 team smile. Global pop superstar Dua Lipa has launched her latest video for Hallucinate the single from the artist’s second studio album, Future Nostalgia. Inspired by the disco aesthetic of Studio 54 in the ‘70s and cartoons from multiple iconic eras, the video is a psychedelic animated … Continue reading “Dua Lipa gets trippy in ‘Hallucinate’ from The Mill”

Dell Blue, The Mill make eye candy for new launches

1+ Dell Blue, the internal creative agency for Dell, recently created a new campaign to support three new product launches: the new OptiPlex 7071 Tower – a premium business desktop designed for maximum VR performance in a sleek, compact design; the OptiPlex 7070 — a new form factor providing a fully modular desktop experience; and … Continue reading “Dell Blue, The Mill make eye candy for new launches”

Zack Kortright joins The Mill/NY as Executive Producer

1+ The Mill announced the addition of Zack Kortright to its New York Executive Producer team this week, further bolstering the studio’s senior production offering. Kortright joins The Mill with a wealth of production experience from Hornet, where he was an Executive Producer and Head of Business Development. Zach has collaborated with brands such as … Continue reading “Zack Kortright joins The Mill/NY as Executive Producer”

Jenny Lumpkin leaves Quriosity for The Mill

2+ Industry vet, Jenny Lumpkin, has left her position of Sales Rep and Senior Producer at Quriosity Productions to take on the role of Executive Producer at The Mill. The news came via a Linkedin post on her profile. ALSO READ: Mill and Nike unveil giant immersive experience A graduate of the Kansas City Art … Continue reading “Jenny Lumpkin leaves Quriosity for The Mill”

The Mill NY promotes new media creative talent

1+ The studio’s Experiential & Interactive team appoints Will Adams Creative Director and moves Sally Reynolds up to Associate Creative Director The Mill has announced the promotion of Will Adams and Sally Reynolds to Creative Director and Associate Creative Director. Throughout his career, Will Adams has blurred the line between code and design. With a … Continue reading “The Mill NY promotes new media creative talent”

The Mill names Joseph Bell GM of studio

2+ Congrats all around to Joseph Bell. The Mill has announced his arrival as general manager of The Mill Los Angeles. The post house is recognized for pioneering creative technology initiatives, such as their recent collaboration with Universal Pictures on the ‘Welcome to Marwen’ AR App. Bell brings a wealth of experience from roles at … Continue reading “The Mill names Joseph Bell GM of studio”

Cutters, The Mill, The After Party in the news

2+ Cutters Detroit promotes Grosjean Executive Producer Mary Connolly and Managing Director Kurt Kulas announced last week that Cutters Studios Detroit office has promoted Justin Grosjean to editor. Grosjean first joined the company four years ago as an intern. However, he was already in the global spotlight for creative production. In 2012, Justin and his … Continue reading “Cutters, The Mill, The After Party in the news”

RBL Spotlight: Wondros director Tamika Miller

0 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 Wondros Director … Continue reading “RBL Spotlight: Wondros director Tamika Miller”

Art Director Luis Roca leaves Mill Chicago for Hue&Cry

1+ The award-winning Richmond animation and design studio Hue&Cry today has announced the hiring of Trish Janovic as Senior Designer and Luis Roca as Art Director.  Both creative talents have amassed a diverse skill set and bring an impeccable eye for design to Hue&Cry’s growing design and animation team. Janovic joins Hue&Cry from Facebook, where … Continue reading “Art Director Luis Roca leaves Mill Chicago for Hue&Cry”

Aunt Jemina rebrands as Pearl Milling Company

1+ 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 … Continue reading “Aunt Jemina rebrands as Pearl Milling Company”

Gregory Sierra of ‘Barney Miller’ dies of cancer

1+ 70’s sitcom actor Gregory Sierra died at age 83 from cancer on January 4, 2021 according to a family spokesman, however his death was just made public today. He was notably neighbor with a goat Julio Fuentes on Sanford and Son and Sgt. Miguel “Chano” Amenguale on Barney Miller. Sierra was born in New York’s … Continue reading “Gregory Sierra of ‘Barney Miller’ dies of cancer”

Mill Chicago’s Hilbert fired for pro insurrection tweets

9+ Reel 360 has confirmed that Erica Hilbert, who was The Mill Chicago’s managing director since 2019, has been fired due to her participation in, and social media support of, last week’s insurrection which took place outside and inside of the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. “At the end of this week we became aware … Continue reading “Mill Chicago’s Hilbert fired for pro insurrection tweets”

‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need

2+ In advance of the Thanksgiving weekend theatrical release of the new DreamWorks Animation comedy The Croods: A New Age (out Wednesday, November 25), Universal Pictures has partnered with the nonprofit organization Feeding America® for a groundbreaking three-tiered campaign to help provide one million meals** for families in need this holiday season. The Croods have survived their … Continue reading “‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need”

Watch new trailer for Sienna Miller in ‘Wander Darkly’

1+ Lionsgate has shared a trailer for what is being called “Sienna Miller’s Best performance.” In the new film, Wander Darkly, a traumatic accident leaves a couple, Adrienne (Sienna Miller) and Matteo (Diego Luna), in a surreal state of being that takes them on a disorienting journey through the duality of their shared moments.  By … Continue reading “Watch new trailer for Sienna Miller in ‘Wander Darkly’”

Tenet’s $20.2 million box office opening

1+ Christopher Nolan’s Tenet has long been observed as the true test for whether audiences would be driven to return to theaters in 2020. If Tenet performs successfully, we could be looking at other film releases, like Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and Dune, keeping their current 2020 release dates. If not, don’t expect to … Continue reading “Tenet’s $20.2 million box office opening”

‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres

1+ IMAX today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet surged to a better-than-expected start in IMAX, with an estimated $5 million in international box office from only 248 theaters worldwide. IMAX theatres generated a per screen average of approximately $20K — about 7.5 times the estimated overall per screen average — even with an average 50% seating capacity … Continue reading “‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres”

6 million tune into Chadwick Boseman tribute on ABC

2+ ABC was Sunday’s highest-rated and most-watched broadcast network thanks to a commercial-free airing of Black Panther and an ABC News tribute to star Chadwick Boseman, who tragically passed away on Friday night  after a 4-year battle with colon cancer. “We are all heartbroken by the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman—an extraordinary talent, and one … Continue reading “6 million tune into Chadwick Boseman tribute on ABC”

Bella Thorne earns over $1 million on OnlyFans

1+ Actress and director Bella Thorne has come a long way from Disney’s Shake it Up. Within 24 hours of debuting her page on the adult site the actress set a record by earning more than $1 million, according to OnlyFans. The site is a paid subscription platform known for its adult and NSFW content … Continue reading “Bella Thorne earns over $1 million on OnlyFans”

Tamika Miller signs with Wondros Collective

1+ Wondros Collective’s Executive Producer Danielle Peretz continues to expand the commercial/branded content division’s Directorial roster with the signing of Director Tamika Miller this summer. Miller is a Los Angeles-based commercial and film Director who began her career as a Line Producer for high-profile music videos and television commercials including major brands such as Bank of America, … Continue reading “Tamika Miller signs with Wondros Collective”