Public Record signs director Zoé Salicrup Junco

Brooklyn-based production and entertainment company Public Record has tapped film and commercial director Zoé Salicrup Junco for her first official US commercial representation.  Devoting her filmmaking career to unpacking the humanity of underrepresented communities, she crafts relatable works prioritizing compelling storytelling, diverse casting, and a visual style rooted in authenticity. Her accessible, yet emotionally raw … Continue reading “Public Record signs director Zoé Salicrup Junco”

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”

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”

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine partners with Bailey’s Irish Cream

This is a treat for a Thursday. Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine has partnered with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur, the world’s number one selling liqueur, to release a series of three short Rom-Com films inspired by Meet Cutes from the women-first dating and social networking app Bumble. Titled, Meet Cutes (a.k.a Bumble users first time meeting … Continue reading “Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine partners with Bailey’s Irish Cream”

m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer

Bicoastal production studio m ss ng p eces today announced the hiring of Kelly Martin as Executive Producer, based in Los Angeles. A skilled producer with extensive international experience, Martin has worked across commercials, branded content, live events, and long-form documentary projects. Martin joins m ss ng p eces following two years as Head of … Continue reading “m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer”

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”

A non-binary transgender comes out to ex in ‘Frankie’

Frankie is a deeply personal love letter of a film from director Jame Kautz to lead actor Morgan Ruaidhrí O’Sullivan. The result is Kautz’s LGBT live-action short film Frankie which focuses on a non-binary transgender person who comes out to their ex-partner and his men’s codependency group. When Kautz’s long-time partner and creative collaborator Morgan … Continue reading “A non-binary transgender comes out to ex in ‘Frankie’”

Joychild: Aurora Brachman’s doc makes New Yorker debut

In Aurora Brachman’s MFA thesis film, a young child tells their mother, “I’m not a girl,” for the first time. This documentary short Joychild shares a story of an 8-year-old who comes out as transgender and premieres to the public via The New Yorker as part of their Documentary Video Series today. In this intimate … Continue reading “Joychild: Aurora Brachman’s doc makes New Yorker debut”

In The Heights: Taking it from stage to screen

Lin-Manuel Miranda completed his first draft of the stage musical In The Heights during his sophomore year at Wesleyan University, where it was performed as part of the school’s Second Stage. There, the 80-minute one-act played for a mere three days, but the potential for a grander production was evident from the start. Even now, … Continue reading “In The Heights: Taking it from stage to screen”

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”

New exhibit spotlights New York music from 1980-1986

Museum of the City of New York, the city’s storyteller for almost 100 years, today shared details for New York, New Music: 1980-1986, a new exhibition that revisits the music scene of early 1980s New York City. The exhibition examines this transformative era through the lens of emerging pivotal music genres and the influence they played on New … Continue reading “New exhibit spotlights New York music from 1980-1986”

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”

Editor Brandon Porter finds a home at Nomad

Signalling an exciting new period of growth, Nomad Editing Company is welcoming acclaimed LA-based editor Brandon Porter as its latest Partner. Formerly a ten-year veteran of Whitehouse Post, he will join fellow Nomad Partners Jennifer Lederman, Glenn Martin, Jai Shukla, Jim Ulbrich, Amanda Moreau, Jared Coller, and Adam Schwartz as they map out the future of the … Continue reading “Editor Brandon Porter finds a home at Nomad”

Interview: ‘Occurrence at Arverne’s’ Robert Broadhurst

Some of the best selections premiered at this year’s, HollyShorts including the monumental story, An Occurrence At Arverne. The short film, written and directed by Brooklyn-based Robert Broadhurst, follows an unknown man attempting to gain access to an unknown home as a woman entering her car regards him warily. Once inside the home, his purpose … Continue reading “Interview: ‘Occurrence at Arverne’s’ Robert Broadhurst”

‘Antarctica’ premieres on digital platforms Dec.1

Breaker Studios and Comedy Dynamics have announced that Antarctica, written and directed by Keith Bearden and starring an incredible cast of emerging young talent Chloë Levine (Trinkets, The OA, Adam), Clea Lewis (The Americans, Royal Pains), Damian Young (Ozark, Birdman, House of Cards), Bubba Weiler (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and introducing Kimie Muroya, … Continue reading “‘Antarctica’ premieres on digital platforms Dec.1”

GSP promotes Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark to CDs

Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark have been promoted from associate creative directors to creative directors at Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P). Baynham and Wittmark have worked at GS&) for eight years on brands such as Comcast, Common Sense Media, Frito-Lay, Adobe, Chrysler, Nintendo and the Ad Council and helped the agency land two of its … Continue reading “GSP promotes Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark to CDs”

Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader

Lucky 21 is excited to unite with directors Ben Steinbauer and Berndt Mader for advertising and branded content collaborations. At Lucky 21, Steinbauer and Mader join a talent roster that reflects a variety of genres and styles. Mader and Steinbauer were introduced to Lucky 21 via mutual friend and Lucky sales representative Gay Guthrey (SamuelGuthrey). … Continue reading “Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader”

Lily’s back… at home in two new AT&T spots

Today, AT&T launches a new campaign – remaining empathetic to the current reality – while lightening the mood with a dose of charm via beloved spokes-character Lily.  YES, that Lily. ‘Member her? From 2013-2017 and in more than 40 spots, AT&T store manager Lily assisted customers in-store. Audiences were crushing on her for a bit. And for … Continue reading “Lily’s back… at home in two new AT&T spots”

Director Jeff Chan’s ‘Plus One’

Heard of director, Jeff Chan? If not, you will very soon. The LA-based writer/director/producer’s first feature Plus One premiered in select theaters and On Demand Friday. The Tribeca Audience Award winner represents a step up from doing short films such as the Vimeo Staff Picked Pregame and Post-Party. Plus One successfully attempts a new spin … Continue reading “Director Jeff Chan’s ‘Plus One’”