TBD Post Welcomes Post Veteran Ron Rendon

Austin-based TBD Post is making plans for expansion by adding two industry veterans and sales representation to its team. TBD Post Founders Brandon Thomas, Partner/Colorist, and Ted Griffis, Partner/Editor, are making these announcements as they enter their 10th year in the Austin market. Griffis and Thomas have been steadfast in creating a cutting-edge studio with … Continue reading “TBD Post Welcomes Post Veteran Ron Rendon”

Bola Ogun signs with Believe Media Commercial

Award-winning director, actress and writer Bola Ogun has signed with Believe Media for US commercial representation. Believe will be the first company to represent Ogun for commercial work. A first-generation Nigerian-American filmmaker, Bola Ogun landed her television directorial debut on Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar after DuVernay saw Bola’s short Are We Good Parents? at SXSW in 2018. The film, … Continue reading “Bola Ogun signs with Believe Media Commercial”

Mandalorian, Avengers: Endgame colorist Charles Bunnag joins Light Iron

Our friends a  Light Iron have announced that renowned colorist Charles Bunnag has assembled with the company’s artist roster. Bunnag will work out of Light Iron’s Los Angeles facility, with the ability to collaborate with clients globally thanks to the company’s class-leading remote offerings. Bunnag’s recent, notable work includes the series The Book of Boba Fett, the … Continue reading “Mandalorian, Avengers: Endgame colorist Charles Bunnag joins Light Iron”

Colorist Jennifer Gaida moves west to Apache

Former Colonie Colorist Jennifer Gaida, has made her new creative home at Los Angeles-based Apache. At the industry-renowned coloring & finishing company, Gaida will undoubtedly continue to break barriers in film.  “There is a lot of gender imbalance in the film industry, in the role of color grading specifically,” shares Apache’s Managing Partner/EP, LaRue Anderson. … Continue reading “Colorist Jennifer Gaida moves west to Apache”

REEL WOMEN: GSD&M Creative Director Leigh Browne

Leigh Browne is a Creative Director at GSD&M in Austin, Texas, and also teaches Copywriting at The University of Texas.  In 2019, she and her partner were named to AdWeek’s Creative 100. And in 2021, they were part of the team that won the Grand Effie for helping Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich break the internet. Their … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: GSD&M Creative Director Leigh Browne”

Light Iron expands colorist roster, leadership team

Light Iron has expanded its pool of creative talent with the hiring of colorist Arianna Shining Star. The company has also announced that post-production veteran Liam Ford has joined Light Iron’s leadership team as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technical Operations. Working from Light Iron’s Los Angeles facility, Arianna will support clients globally by … Continue reading “Light Iron expands colorist roster, leadership team”

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”

Danaé Gosset and Kiyotaka Mizukoshi win Special Recognition at Young Guns 19

In addition to celebrating the full class of 32 winners from 14 countries  at last night’s Young Guns 19 awards ceremony in New York, The One Club for Creativity presented additional special recognition to two honorees. Young Guns 19 winner Kiyotaka Mizukoshi, founder and president at Mozu Studios in Tokyo, received the Young Guns 19 Creative Choice Award.  The accolade is the result of … Continue reading “Danaé Gosset and Kiyotaka Mizukoshi win Special Recognition at Young Guns 19”

Cabin makes room for five new editors and New Head of Production

Cabin Editing Company today announced a major expansion of its New York office, with six new hires including head of production Sari Resnick, and five new editors: Alvaro del Val, Carla Luffe, Nina Sacharow, Dylan Edwards, and Matt Schaff. Cabin editor Robert Lopuski has also joined the company’s New York roster from Los Angeles. Cabin’s … Continue reading “Cabin makes room for five new editors and New Head of Production”

A chat with the director of Sisters Jessica Brunetto

Jessica Brunetto’s directorial debut Sisters is a colorfully striking and emotionally heart-wrenching depiction of sisterhood and death.  In this short film —which premiered at SXSW and was recently screened at the Oscar-qualifying film festival HollyShorts —two estranged sisters are forced to confront each other while preparing for their ailing mother’s death. Their contrasting personalities collide, … Continue reading “A chat with the director of Sisters Jessica Brunetto”

Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track

Sisters on Track – the extraordinary coming of age documentary about three determined track star sisters racing against all odds on a journey toward hope and a brighter future – premiered this week on Netflix. Union Partner/Editor Sloane Klevin served as Supervising Editor on the film, with Andrew Doga on board as co-editor. Partner/Managing Director … Continue reading “Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track”

Director Matt Ogens Joins m ss ng p eces

Today bicoastal production studio m ss ng p eces announced that award-winning filmmaker Matt Ogens has joined the company’s directorial roster. He is known for his evocative visual storytelling across various media, including documentary, narrative, commercials, and branded content. Ogens’ breakthrough documentary Confessions of a Superhero premiered at SXSW to critical acclaim, and he subsequently … Continue reading “Director Matt Ogens Joins m ss ng p eces”

Director Paul Trillo joins ArtClass

Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed director Paul Trillo to their roster for U.S. commercial and branded content representation. Trillo is an LA-based director who challenges both curiosity and illusion. His varied interests in technology, comedy, and visual design permeate throughout his work as he is in constant pursuit of new filmmaking techniques – from … Continue reading “Director Paul Trillo joins ArtClass”

Rakish signs production Duo TWIN

Production boutique Rakish has signed creative duo TWIN for U.S. representation. Comprised of brothers Jonathan and Josh Baker, the technically adept directorial team is known for bringing to life ideas that are wildly imaginative yet rooted in real-world emotion.  “Rakish aligns with everything we love about commercial production,” comments Josh. “They put the creative first, have a strong level … Continue reading “Rakish signs production Duo TWIN”

Groove Guild signs Empire composer Fil Eisler

Creative music agency Groove Guild is expanding its talent roster, signing lauded film and television composer Fil Eisler for commercial representation. His inventive scores and signature themes have enlivened some of television’s most popular series and notable films, including crafting the tension-filled orchestral cues for Fox’s Golden Globe-nominated drama series, Empire and Sony’s action thriller … Continue reading “Groove Guild signs Empire composer Fil Eisler”

LALIFF announces full lineup for 20th edition

Academy Award-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, founder of the Latino Film Institute, announced today the full lineup for this year’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) that will take place June 2 – 6. Celebrating the 20th anniversary, LALIFF 2021 will be a hybrid festival with both in-person and virtual screenings, including the previously … Continue reading “LALIFF announces full lineup for 20th edition”

Filmmaker Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s eclectic vision

Latinx filmmakers are paving the way when it comes to opportunities for inclusion. In an industry where we fight for our stories to be heard, seen, and green lit, Kristian Mercado Figueroa is giving us a glimpse of how powerful it is to have Latinos with vision, and the impact it makes.  Kris Mercado Figueroa … Continue reading “Filmmaker Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s eclectic vision”

Kate Cox brings lyrical sense of style to Eleanor

Kate Cox, whose sense of motion and movement and her ability to create human drama wordlessly has graced noteworthy spots, music videos and short films, has joined the directorial roster at Eleanor. Her signing was announced by company Founder and EP Sophie Gold. This is Cox’s first signing with a US-based production company. In London, … Continue reading “Kate Cox brings lyrical sense of style to Eleanor”

ATKPLN adds ECD Daniel DelPurgatorio

Creative studio ATKPLN is adding another box to its Zoom grid, tapping Daniel DelPurgatorio as its new Executive Creative Director. With the same intensity that he brings to intramural dodgeball, he will embolden the design-first creative studio’s approach to making and breaking things…in the pursuit of making things that don’t break. While his greatest accomplishments … Continue reading “ATKPLN adds ECD Daniel DelPurgatorio”

Jon Stewart hires female producing team for Apple TV

Jon Stewart preps his return to the anchor chair with an all-female producing team, newswoman Brinda Adhikari as his showrunner and former Stewart collaborator Latinx Chelsea Devantez as his head writer. The former Daily Show host has tapped a longtime newswoman, rather than a comedy vet, to serve as his executive producer and showrunner. Brinda Adhikari … Continue reading “Jon Stewart hires female producing team for Apple TV”