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Andrew Schneider

21
Oct
2021
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Tandem, The Colonie Imagine What’s Holding You Back

What would it be like if we could see someone holding themselves back? In a new three-spot series, PSE&G engaged Tandem and The Colonie to help KSVAGENCY imagine what might be like to see people doing just that. These spots take the concept it a bit more literally than you might imagine. The campaign, “Your Other Self,” comprises three humorous 15-second spots with decision makers...
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5
Oct
2021
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Sarofsky Adds Telly Winner Tom Pastorelle as Senior Editor

A Chicago company is continuing to gain momentum and grow its already-impressive roster heading into the new year. One-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky is adding Telly Award winner Tom Pastorelle to its full-time staff as Senior Editor. The news was announced by company Principal and Executive Creative Director Erin Sarofsky, and Executive Producer Steven Anderson. “We are so thrilled to be adding Tom to our team,” Erin...
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28
Sep
2021
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charlieuniformtango Teams Up with Hold Fast Co., Bill and Todd for Johnsonville Sausage

Are you a Tongsman? You’ll find out right now as charlieuniformtango teamed up with new Milwaukee-based agency Hold Fast Co., and newly formed creative alliance, Dallas-based “Bill and Todd” (comprised of Bill Milkereit, writer and Todd Tucker, art director – both 20+ year veterans of The Richards Group), on a new campaign for Johnsonville Sausage just in time for the Southern tailgating season. The campaign,...
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17
Sep
2021
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8th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival Returns to Chicago this November

“Together Again.” That’s the goal as many film festivals and small businesses reopen around the country and welcome people back through their doors. And it’s also the theme for one of the longest running Black LGBTQ/SGL film festivals in the world. The Black Alphabet Film Festival(BAFF) will be returning to Chicago this November, November 5-7, 2021 at the University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan...
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15
Sep
2021
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Whitehouse Post Boosts Leadership with Five New Partners and New Executive Director of Post Production

It’s always exciting to share news of a company growing their team from within and promoting their own through the leadership ranks. Venerable editorial company Whitehouse Post announces the advancement of five key employees to partnership roles, and a new Executive Director of Post Production, as they continue to evolve and build for an exciting next chapter of the company. Editors Heidi Black, Charlie Harvey, and Adam...
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25
Aug
2021
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Optimus Promotes Dave Buehrle to Executive Producer | Head of Production of One at Optimus

From Michigan to LA to Chicago, from Indiana Jones and Fast and Furious to top level commercial clients across the globe. Dave Buehrle’s career has taken yet another leap today as leading production and post house Optimus announced the promotion of Buehrle to executive producer, adding this title to his head of production role. As EP | Head of Production, Buehrle will lead Optimus production arm One at...
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25
Aug
2021
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Becky Smialek Ascends to Executive Producer Role for Cutters Editorial Detroit

A jump from New York City to her hometown of Detroit has now led to a leap to Executive Producer for Becky Smialek. Cutters Studios is very proud to announce the promotion of Smialek to EP of Cutters Editorial Detroit. The announcement was made this week by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and Cutters Studios Detroit CEO Steve Wild. Meet Becky Smialek Based in...
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24
Aug
2021
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Motion Graphics Designer Brian Stevens joins Hootenanny

It’s always a pleasure to announce new hires here in Chicago’s advertising and commercial production community. Screen is thrilled to share that Chicago post house Hootenanny’s design department is growing with the addition of Brian Stevens. Brian is a motion designer capable in a variety of design and animation styles, including 2D, 3D and hand-drawn.  He is well-trained in fine arts and has been tinkering...
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17
Aug
2021
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Cannes Lions Award and Vimeo Staff Pick Further Mission for Awareness in Series from Sarofsky and Strang

It was quite an accomplishment for the filmmakers from Sarofsky, Kartemquin Films, Museum + Crane, their partners at digital-native agency closerlook, and global immunology company argenx, when the first installment of their original unbranded documentary series was invited to premiere at the 2020 Chicago International Film Festival. Directed by Ben Strang (“BEAST,” SXSW Jury Award) and shot remotely during the pandemic, “A Mystery to Me”...
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