The LA-based editorial and post-production house, Cartel, has added commercial, documentary and VR firepower by bringing on Adam Robinson as Partner/Editor and Ting Poo as editor.
“Adam and Ting are respected and distinguished editors, as well as being wonderful people. They’re a natural fit for our company,” said founding partner, Andy McGraw. “The timing is perfect as we move to expand Cartel into new territories, solidifying our position as a top-flight editorial shop.”
Robinson, arrives from Work Editorial to join founders Andy McGraw, Leo Scott and Lauren Bleiweiss as partner.
Prior to Work Editorial, Robinson spent ten years with Whitehouse Post. He developed his craft across varying disciplines of narrative storytelling in both short and long form. His esteemed list of credits includes commercial work for Gatorade, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Liberty Mutual and the YMCA, as well as music videos for Katy Perry, Kanye West and J. Cole.
Robinson’s long form collaborations include work for directors, Harmony Korine (Spring Breakers), Peter Berg (Patriot’s Day) and Josh Locy (Hunter Gatherer). Here is a reel of Robinson’s work:
Poo comes to Cartel from Spotwelders. Ting nurtured her career across commercials, T.V, VR and documentary/ Her list of credits include Academy Award-winning Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 and Emmy-nominated The Displaced.
In 2014, she edited Kathryn Bigelow’s The Protectors, a VR film about elephant poaching. Her TV credits include Netflix series, Chef’s Table and 7 Days Out. Notable commercial credits include the Facebook’s “Friends Day” campaign and Super Bowl spots for both Bud Light and NBC Sports.
Here is an example of Poo’s work:
Cartel has gained a reputation its commercial and content work with brands like, Under Armour, Google, Playstation, Levis, and Apple, as well as film work like the recently BAFTA-nominated short Wale. Reel 360 wishes Robinson and Poo much success.