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Cap Gun Signs Stunning Tabletop Director Tyllie Barbosa

Tabletop director Tyllie Barbosa has been helping brands tell beautiful stories since she began her career as a still life photographer in 2005.  After fifteen years in the business working…

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Colorists Matthew Rosenblum and Cory Berendzen Join the ColorNation Roster

With the new year comes new talent to the growing ColorNation talent offering. Reid Brody, founder of the remote color grading service, has announced the addition of veteran artists Matthew…

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Joe Philips Rises to Creative Director at Another Country Detroit

Another Country Managing Director Tim Konn and his colleagues worldwide are very proud to announce the immediate promotion of Joe Philips to the position of Creative Director for Another Country…

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The Colonie Welcomes Up-and-coming Editors Addy Bieniarz and Giorgia Harvey

The Colonie is thrilled to announce the addition of two up-and-coming editors, Addy Bieniarz and Giorgia Harvey to their talent roster. “The creative energy, talent, and fresh perspectives Addy and…

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Whitehouse Post Welcomes Editor Tiffany Taveras to Their Esteemed Roster

Tiffany Taveras doesn’t just edit; she crafts stories with meaning and intention that resonate across high-profile brands, music videos, and film. Executive Producer Ryan Smith expressed his enthusiasm saying, “I am…

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Camp Lucky Launches Long Form Division Led By Noted Producer Lisa Normand

Creative studio Camp Lucky deepens its commitment to long form entertainment, launching an official division dedicated to feature and episodic development, as well as custom production and post collaborations. From film and television…

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charlieuniformtango Welcomes Alyson Griffith as Head of Sales

James Rayburn, charlieuniformtango’s Editor/CEO announced Alyson Griffith has been named the company’s new Head of Sales. James says, “Alyson is an exceptional talent in her own right. Her experience and…

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IFA Chicago Names Wesley Julian New Executive Director

The Independent Film Alliance (IFA) Chicago has named Wesley Julian its new executive director as it works to fulfill its mission to build and support Chicago’s independent film industry. Julian…

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DDB Worldwide Names Alex Lubar Global CEO and Chairman

There is new leadership at the helm of DDB. Alex Lubar is taking over as global CEO of DDB Worldwide from Marty O’Halloran, who will be transitioning to a chairman…

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Jeana Khoury Brings Her Visual Style to Tessa Films

Director Jeana Khoury, whose evocative work for the Joburg Ballet and her powerful “Bride Armour” anti-domestic violence spot for Carling Black Label have won awards and raised eyebrows, brings her…

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ColorNation Adds Colorists Vincent Taylor and Lea Mercado As It Marks First Anniversary

ColorNation, the remote color grading service founded by veteran post production entrepreneur Reid Brody, has added two colorists to its roster of available artists. The veteran artist Vincent Taylor, based…

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Commercial Production Company Cap Gun Signs Director Alex Grossman

Well-versed in the commercial world, Grossman began his career as a copywriter in the Bay Area first at Butler, Shine & Stern and later at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. After…

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Highdive Names Megan Lally CEO

Highdive, the highly-awarded, fast-growing, sought-after independent advertising agency, announced today that its leader and co-owner, Megan Lally, has been elevated from managing partner to CEO.  “Megan has always been the leader…

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Visionary Production Leader Brian Smego Joins Dictionary Films as Managing Director

Dictionary Films, the integrated production arm of Cutters Studios, is very proud to announce that visionary creative-industry production leader Brian Smego has joined the company as Managing Director. The announcement…

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Leo Burnett Chicago Names Liz Taylor Co-President and Chief Operating Officer

It has been a momentous week for a Chicago advertising community cornerstone. Leo Burnett has named Liz Taylor its co-president and chief operating officer of the Chicago office. In the…

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OKRP’s Promotes Four in Chicago

OKRP announced it is promoting Ben Pfutzenreuter and Matt McNulty to executive creative directors following a year in which the duo has overseen award winning and sales generating work for…

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Tribeca Flashpoint Grad Rob Schehr Joins Johnsonese

If you’ve been a part of an independent feature film in Chicago or anywhere in the Midwest, there’s a pretty good chance the friendly folks at Johnsonese were a part…

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French Butter Spices Up Roster with New Signings

Food and beverage production company French Butter has expanded its directorial roster with two new additions designed to give the company greater breadth while offering its agency and brand clients…

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Jennell Renai Joins charlieuniformtango Roster as Director

Jennell Renai is an emerging director who was first drawn to filmmaking through her belief that visual storytelling is the best way to shape the way people see the world….

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Dictionary Films Managing Director Chris Rossiter Rides Into Sunset

The Cutters Studios family, which includes hundreds of talents across partner companies Cutters, Dictionary Films, Flavor, and Another Country, are about to say goodbye to yet another legend: Longstanding Dictionary…

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Editor and Creative Lead Matt Wade Joins 11 Dollar Bill Raleigh 

11 Dollar Bill, Raleigh, has added Matt Wade to its growing staff as senior editor and creative lead. Formerly with Futuristic Films, Denver, Wade brings experience spanning commercials, digital content,…

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Camp Lucky Welcomes Director Franco Garuti

Award-winning director Franco Garuti has joined Camp Lucky. Franco is a creative talent known for dynamic visual storytelling that unites global perspectives with authentic human connection. His body of work, for…

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Melissa Silverman Brings Her Comic Touch and Flair for Casting to Tessa Films’ Roster

In times like these, we could all use a good laugh. For brands and agencies thinking just that, there’s good news: Director Melissa Silverman, whose comedy and performance chops have…

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Cap Gun Collective Adds Director Jordan Fein to the Roster

Commercial Production Company Cap Gun Collective has added award-winning Director Jordan Fein to its roster for US Representation.  Born and raised in Texas, Fein attended Film School at NYU and took…

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VOLT Studios in Minneapolis Welcomes Mike Nelson As Animation Director

VOLT Studios is excited to announce that Mike Nelson has joined the full-service content company as Animation Director. At VOLT, Nelson will apply his artistry and expertise to enhance and build…

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DDB Chicago Names Emma Montgomery CEO as She Departs Leo Burnett Australia

The search is over and DDB Chicago has its new CEO. Leo Burnett Australia chief executive officer Emma Montgomery is set to leave the agency to head back to the…

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Chicago Native Dwayne Logan Signed by More Media

Athlete, dancer, music producer, and director Dwayne Logan is on a mission to change lives through his art. That’s what inspired LA-based production company More Media to sign the director,…

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Cutters Studios Continues Growth With Addition of Editor Devon Bradbury

High-end editorial boutique Cutters announces the immediate addition of distinguished Editor Devon Bradbury to its roster for exclusive representation across the U.S.A. The announcement was made by Cutters New York…

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Quriosity Productions Delivers Carrier Campaign with Newly Added Director Keith Rivers

Quriosity has added to its talented roster, and the new director is already delivering. Keith Rivers, whose ease in capturing life’s most honest moments on film has made him a…

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Camp Lucky Promotes Jake Odgers to Designer/VFX Artist

Camp Lucky is happy to announce that Jake Odgers has been promoted to Designer/VFX Artist. Jake enjoys design for the blend of technical problem solving and creative storytelling that stretches…

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One at Optimus Signs Detroit-Based Director Luke Jaden

ONE, the production arm of Optimus, has signed Luke Jaden as director. Based in Detroit, Jaden has written and directed numerous films and documentaries, most notably BOO!, starring Moonlight’s Jaden Piner, and My Pretty Pony, based on…

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Emmy Winning Editor Morgan Taylor Bradley Comes Home to Whitehouse Post

Whitehouse Post has enhanced its roster with the addition of Emmy award-winning editor Morgan Taylor Bradley. A captivating editor with more than a decade of experience cutting at top post houses…

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SEED Grows with Director Ed McCulloch

Ed McCulloch, a seasoned commercial director, has signed with SEED Media Arts for US Commercial Representation. Based in Utah, Ed weaves his role as a husband, father, and nature enthusiast…

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Kendall Kendall Named Executive Producer At Camp Lucky

Camp Lucky is thrilled to announce that longtime Producer Kendall Kendall has been named Executive Producer. Kendall has been a part of the Camp Lucky family for over a decade and…

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SEED signs the Goddess of Wisdom, Minerva

Shauna Seresin and Mary Knox of Minerva  (the name appropriately refers to the Roman goddess of wisdom and victory!) have begun to represent SEED Media Arts in the Northeast US…

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Optimus Welcomes Colin Loughlin as Editor

Optimus introduces Colin Loughlin as the leading production and post house’s newest editor. Most recently a senior editor with Nice Shoes, Loughlin is a gifted storyteller known for his creative, comedic work, as…

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Paris-Based Directing Duo FoodFilm Joins Chicago’s Strange Loop 

Live action production company Strange Loop Studios has signed Paris-based directing duo FoodFilm to its roster for exclusive commercial representation in the US.   The tabletop-focused pair consists of Michael Roulier…

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Jerry Krenach Joins Yessian Music as Global Head of Creative Development

Yessian Music today announced the appointment of Jerry Krenach as Global Head of Creative Development. Krenach joins the Yessian team after serving as SVP, Global Music Production at Dentsu Creative…

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Indianapolis’ Scofield Digital Storytelling Welcomes Lindsay D. Mitchell

Scofield Digital Storytelling has announced the addition of Lindsay D. Mitchell as video director, cinematographer, and editor. The hiring of Mitchell demonstrates a continued investment in video resources, including personnel, systems and equipment….

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Agency EP Jon Rosenberg Moves Production Side to Carbon New York

Jon Rosenberg has joined creative production studio Carbon as Executive Producer in New York. Having spent the past 25 years working at some of the biggest ad agencies on both sides of…

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Chicago Agency Taps Emmy Winner Brett O’Bourke as Head of Studio Production

One of the Midwest’s top advertising agencies is making moves. Upshot, the Chicago-based full-service creative shop staffs 160 people, and counts clients including Constellation Brands, Google, Starbucks, and Procter and…

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Cutters Studios Adds London-Based Editor Elena De Palma

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the immediate addition of distinguished Editor Elena De Palma to its roster for exclusive representation across the U.S.A. For De Palma,…

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Jenny Cadwell Named Executive Producer of VOLT Studios in Minneapolis

After a robust and rewarding first year with VOLT Studios, Jenny Cadwell has been named Executive Producer of the full-service content company. From the complex details of production to delivering projects…

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Advantage Unified Commerce Welcomes Jessica Ruscito, Senior Vice President, Head of Media

Commerce agency Advantage Unified Commerce (AUC) has named Jessica Ruscito to a new role, senior vice president, head of media. Ruscito brings to AUC 20-plus years of marketing and media…

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The Mill Makes Key New Hires to Their Color Team

The Mill, a Technicolor Creative Studio, has announced the addition of Katie Dymmock (Colorist, London), Kenya Agunloye (Producer, New York), and Elodie Ichter (Senior Colorist, New York). As the global…

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Camp Lucky Welcomes Producer Alex Bronner

Camp Lucky gives a warm welcome to producer Alex Bronner, a longtime friend and industry colleague who has officially joined the creative production and post studio. Alex has been on the…

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Joe Kirkendall Rises to Head of Production for Dictionary Films

Dictionary Films Managing Director Chris Rossiter has announced the promotion of Joe Kirkendall to the position of Head of Production. Based in Chicago, Kirkendall has been a staff Senior Producer…

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Vanessa Fortier Joins Chicago Agency TDP as Creative Director

The Distillery Project (TDP) has hired Creative Director Vanessa Fortier. A creative leader with a proven ability to build major brands through the power of 360 cross-channel ideas, Fortier has received…

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Carbon Welcomes Natalie Westerfield as Executive Producer for Color

Natalie Westerfield has joined Carbon as Executive Producer for Color in Los Angeles. A pro in the color game, Natalie’s care for her craft and clients have built her a reputation as…

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Jenny Schaye Returns to Optimus as Editor

With the new year comes a fresh start at a familiar home for a Chicago editor. Optimus is thrilled to welcome Jenny Schaye back to the leading production and post house as editor….

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From Creative Producer to Creative Strategist: Zanah Thirus Joins Highdive

2023 is off to a stellar start for Chicago’s Zanah Thirus. The talented filmmaker and longtime agency producer is making a career shift, and doing so with one of the…

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Carbon Elevates Phil Linturn and Liam Chapple to Partnership Roles

Creative production studio Carbon announces the promotion of Phil Linturn and Liam Chapple to partnership roles. The pair joined Carbon in 2016 and have been a driving force in growing the company…

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Director Blaine Hogan Brings His Eclectic Background to Tessa Films

Director Blaine Hogan is ready to take center stage as he joins the roster at the Chicago and L.A.-based production company, Tessa Films. The signing of the former actor-turned-filmmaker, who…

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AMP West Coast Chapter Elects Stone Irr as President, Completes National Leadership Change for Music Trade Group

Stone Irr, Senior Producer at BUTTER Music + Sound in Los Angeles and an accomplished recording artist and producer in his own right, has been elected President of the West Coast…

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Agency Creative Director Turned Film Director Ed Han Joins Quriosity Productions

Ed Han, the former agency creative director turned film director, has joined the roster of Quriosity Productions. He brings with him a great eye for everything from lifestyle to automotive spots,…

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Sarofsky Adds Hollywood Producer Will Townsend, Promotes Joel Signer to Head of Production

Let’s ring in some uplifting news as we head into the holiday season! Continuing its growth and its investments into excellence, one-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky is promoting Senior Producer…

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Reid Brody’s ColorNation Announces Additional Artist Signings

ColorNation, the newly launched remote color grading service founded by veteran post production entrepreneur Reid Brody, has added four new colorists to its roster of available artists. Joining are Gino…

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Motion GFX artist, Tony Wann, named charlieuniformtango’s Creative Director of Motion Design

It’s always wonderful to start off the holiday season with some great news. James Rayburn, charlieuniformtango President/CEO, announced Motion GFX artist Tony Wann has been named Creative Director of Motion…

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Prysm Studios Snags ‘Onion’ Vet for New Social Media Manager

Prysm Studios continues to build its talented team in Chicago. In addition to a writing career that includes a stint at The Onion, Chris Cady is a seven year post-production…

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Louise Rider Ascends to Executive Producer Post at Another Country

Another Country Managing Director Tim Konn and his colleagues worldwide are very proud to announce the immediate promotion of Louise Rider to the position of Executive Producer. Rider has been…

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Chicago-based Strange Loop Studios Adds Italian Directing Duo ES.POIRE

From Milan to Chicago. Live action production company Strange Loop Studios has added Italian directing duo ES.POIRE to its roster for exclusive commercial representation in the US.   The Milan-based pair consists…

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Director Mercedes Bryce Morgan Joins Tessa Films

From Toronto to Tessa. Director Mercedes Bryce Morgan has joined the directorial roster of the Chicago and L.A.-based Tessa Films. Already busy with a variety of projects under the Tessa…

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Video Editor Adam Bruno joins Hootenanny

Chicago woman-owned post house Hootenanny has a new creative editor on their roster. Adam Bruno comes to Hootenanny after a decade of freelance editing for many of Chicago’s post houses…

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Industry Leader Caitlin Grady Joins Cutters Studios as Managing Director/Executive Producer

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the addition of Caitlin Grady in the role of Managing Director/Executive Producer of Cutters New York. The announcement was made by…

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Matt Mooney Joins 11 Dollar Bill as Creative Lead

11 Dollar Bill has welcomed Matt Mooney to its creative team in Boulder. With experience as a cinematographer, editor and motion graphics designer, he will serve as creative lead for…

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Longstanding Flavor EP Neal Cohen Rises to Managing Director

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the promotion of longstanding Flavor Executive Producer Neal Cohen to the company’s Managing Director role….

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Director Meg Gàmez Rosters with SEED

Award winning director Meg Gàmez has joined SEED Media Arts for exclusive representation after owning, directing, and serving as Executive Producer at her own production company for several years. A first-generation Hispanic…

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Camera Ambassador Names Matt Carroll New Operations Manager

Matt Carroll is the new Operations Manager at Camera Ambassador. “I fit in really well with ACs and DPs because I love to communicate with directors and tinker and fix…

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Cutters Detroit Names Ryann Harrison its Newest Editor

High-end editorial boutique Cutters today announced the promotion of Ryann Harrison to Editor. The announcement was made by Cutters Detroit Executive Producer Becky Smialek. A graduate of Central Michigan University,…

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Optimus Promotes Ariana DeSimone to Editor

Optimus today announced that Ariana DeSimone has been promoted to editor. The latest addition to the leading production and post house’s growing editorial team, Ariana brings creativity, passion, and a relentless work ethic to her…

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Director Ben Hoffman Reunites With Longtime Friends at Camp Lucky

Dallas-based Camp Lucky is excited to announce that Director Ben Hoffman has joined the company. Ben spent his formative years in the industry working with Directors Jeff Bednarz and Tom Ryan, who he…

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Carbon Welcomes VFX Virtuoso Isaac Irvin

VFX Supervisor Isaac Irvin is bringing his skills and artistry to Carbon. An impressive talent with big brand commercials and Hollywood blockbusters under his belt, Isaac is delighted to join the…

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Indianapolis Production Company Road Pictures Signs Director Mark Schimmel

Director Mark Schimmel has signed with Road Pictures for national representation. Greg Malone, Executive Producer and owner of Road Pictures, and Schimmel have a long-standing relationship including sharing second unit…

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Colonie Expands with Former Leo Burnett Senior Producer Zach Day

Award-winning post-production studio The Colonie has hired Zach Day as Producer/New Business. Day brings more than fifteen years of ad agency experience, most recently as a Senior Producer at Leo…

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Meet Jessica Lyons, the New Casting Director at O’Connor Casting

Meet Chicago’s newest casting director. O’Connor Casting has long been established as one of the top commercial casting forces in Chicago, if not in the country, and they have added…

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Framestore Pictures Signs Commercial Director Ivan Bird 

Production company Framestore Pictures announced today that it has signed internationally-recognized commercial director and cinematographer Ivan Bird to its representation roster in the US and Canada. Known for his flawless…

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Carbon Grows Colorist Roster with Electrifying New Talent Bree Brackett

Creative Studio Carbon has promoted Bree Brackett to colorist. Brackett is making her mark straight out of the gate with campaigns for Adidas, AT&T, eBay, Gap and Nike, to name a few.  Bree…

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BBDO Pakistan’s Hira Mohibullah Heads to Kansas City to Lead VMLY&R as ECD

Hira Mohibullah will join VMLY&R as executive creative director based in Kansas City. Joining from BBDO Pakistan, Mohibullah is the latest addition to VMLY&R’s growing bench of creative talent, and will focus…

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TBD Post Welcomes Post Veteran Ron Rendon, Teams Him With Karen Jacobs

TBD Post, a premiere post production studio in East Austin, is making plans for expansion by adding two industry veterans and sales representation to its team. TBD Post Founders Brandon…

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Wild Gift adds Director Jordan Fein

Production and content company Wild Gift adds Director Jordan Fein to its roster. He has  worked with such clients as Grey, BBDO, McCann, Verizon, Volvo, Land Rover and Squarespace. Fein is…

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Executive Producer Matt Nelson Joins Yessian New York

Matt Nelson is bringing his executive producer expertise to Yessian’s New York Studio. The music maestros also have studios in Detroit, Los Angeles and Hamburg. Nelson brings a wide range…

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Production Veteran Kate Smith Returns to Flavor as Executive Producer

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the return of production veteran Kate Smith in the role of Executive Producer. The announcement…

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Strange Loop Studios Adds Kiki Allgeier to Roster

Live action production company Strange Loop Studios has announced the official addition for  commercial representation of director/writer Kiki Allgeier.   The filmmaker brings naturalistic elegance and cinematic emotion to the lifestyle…

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Flavor Promotes Design Leaders, Continues Dynamic Growth

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce promotions for several long-standing team members. According to Flavor’s Executive Producer Neal Cohen, Brian McCauley…

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Picture North Hires Veteran Editor Christine Wolf

Picture North adds seasoned editor Christine Wolf to their growing post-production team. Transitioning from Whitehouse Post, Wolf brings over 15 years of experience and leadership to the expanding Picture North…

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Banner Expands Its Roster

Banner expands roster and capabilities with its production and post production teams. Here’s a look at the latest additions… Banner president Patrick Dahl says, “Our clients trust Banner to deliver…

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OddMachine signs Director Marcus K. Jones 

Chicago and LA based Production and Post company OddMachine has welcomed a new talent to its Directorial roster: New York based Director Marcus K. Jones. OddMachine, a full-service company specializes in…

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SEED Signs Director Brandon Nicholas

Award-winning director Brandon Nicholas has officially joined SEED’s growing roster of talented directors for commercial and branded content. They quickly kicked off their partnership with an exciting project for PayPal…

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Seasoned VFX Artist Matt Trudell Joins Cutters Studios’ Flavor as Motion Designer

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the addition of Matt Trudell to their global staff in the position of Motion Designer….

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Durable Goods Signs Chicago-Based Emmy Nom Bob Balaban to Roster

Bicoastal production company Durable Goods has signed critically-acclaimed actor, director, writer, and producer Bob Balaban to its roster for commercials and branded content in the U.S. market. Balaban returns to…

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Senior Producer Jenny Cadwell Joins VOLT Studios in Minneapolis

Full service content company VOLT Studios is excited to electrify the new year with the addition of Senior Producer Jenny Cadwell. Cadwell brings agency insight, deep expertise, and genuine enthusiasm to VOLT…

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Cutters Promotes Magdalena Hernández to Editor

It’s always a joy to start the work week with some positive news. High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the promotion of Magdalena Hernández to Editor. The…

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charlieuniformtango names Meredith Machial Vice President/Executive Producer

It’s always great to open the year with news of new hires. James Rayburn, charlieuniformtango President/CEO, announced Meredith Machial has been named Vice President/Executive Producer.

Whitehouse Post Promotes Steve Kroodsma to Editor

Continuing their tradition of cultivating exceptional editorial talent, Whitehouse Post proudly promotes Steve Kroodsma to their Chicago roster. Born and raised in Michigan, Kroodsma zeroed in on editing early while attending…

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Detroit Native Jeffrey DeChausse Joins Diverse Roster of Storytellers at Wondros Collective

Wondros Collective continues to enhance its diverse roster with the addition of Director Jeffrey DeChausse. DeChausse is an award-winning creative who has directed and produced over 200 commercials, documentaries and short…

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René Steinkellner Joins 11 Dollar Bill Chicago as Executive Producer

Continuing to grow its leadership team, 11 Dollar Bill has appointed René Steinkellner as Executive Producer at its Chicago studio. Steinkellner, who served as Executive Producer at FCB, Lord+Thomas, Chicago…

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Marissa LaCour the New Chief Financial Officer for charlieuniformtango

For over 25 years, charlieuniformtango has been an industry leader in single source film production, and for the new year ahead, the team will be looking to Marissa LaCour to…

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Editor Erik Tobeler Joins 11 Dollar Bill

It’s always uplifting to share some new hire announcements as we head into the new year. 11 Dollar Bill has added editor Erik Tobeler to its growing creative team. Tobeler,…

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One at Optimus Signs Directors Ashley C. Battle and Chris Vanderwall

Let’s welcome in the holiday season with some exciting new hires in downtown Chicago. ONE, the production arm of Optimus, has signed Ashley C. Battle (pictured here) and Chris Vanderwall to its directorial roster. The…

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Cap Gun Signs Global Director Amit Gupta

The latest addition to the Cap Gun roster of directors, Amit Gupta excels in weaving the stories of life, inspiration, and capturing the small moments that speak to the authenticity…

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Michael Rivera Joins Creative Agency Upshot as New Executive Creative Director

Upshot, a full-service creative agency known for its work with clients such as Constellation Brands, Google, Starbucks and Procter and Gamble, has hired Michael Rivera as Executive Creative Director.   Throughout…

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Art Director Anthony Palermo Joins Almost Gold

Chicago-based Almost Gold is excited to welcome Anthony Palermo as the studio’s Art Director. Palermo is a seasoned creative who has collaborated with countless brands, agencies, and creative studios to…

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Collaboraction Welcomes New Executive Director Saudia Davis

Chicago-based multimedia arts organization Collaboraction has a new captain at the helm of its critically acclaimed and socially conscious ship. Today Collaboraction announced its new Executive Director, Saudia Davis. Saudia…

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Another Country Names Tim Konn Managing Director

It’s always inspiring to see a company promoting from within its own ranks, and such is the case at premier post-production audio house Another Country. Founder and Cutters Studios Partner…

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Chicago Creative Agency Upshot Welcomes Ted Jun into the Fold

Upshot, a full-service creative agency partnering with clients such as Constellation Brands, Google, Starbucks, and Procter and Gamble, recently welcomed Ted Jun as Vice President of Business Development.   Prior to…

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Optimus Promotes Zach Scheitlin

Optimus today announced that Zach Scheitlin has been promoted to Audio Engineer. Scheitlin’s elevation bolsters an already formidable audio team under the leadership of Senior Audio Engineer Marina Killion, and drives the department…

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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…

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Roger Joins Forces With SG+Partners For Midwest Commercial Representation

Creative agency Roger has signed with SG+Partners for Midwest commercial representation. Roger joins a collective of premier production, post, and VFX talent represented by SG+Partners, led by Sarah Gitersonke, pictured…

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Charlieuniformtango Partners to Assume Ownership of the Company November

Big news out of Austin as charlieuniformtango partners James Rayburn, Deedle LaCour and Joey Waldrip will assume ownership of the company this November. “This transition has been two years in…

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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…

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COLLINS Invests in Next-Gen Creative Talent, Welcomes Nicole Cousins as Associate Designer

The independent strategy and design company COLLINS is proving the value of its robust internship program, reinforcing its commitment to DEI, and serving as a model for how to foster unique, young…

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Seed’s Newest Director, Matthew Underwood, Takes A Road Less Traveled

Partnering closely with brands to create a true connection with the audience, Matthew Underwood creates stories that evoke emotion, rather than forcing it. “This type of approach to storytelling makes Matthew a…

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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…

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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…

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Emmy Winner Korey Miller Joins Quriosity Roster

Quriosity Founder Qadree Holmes has added an Emmy winner to his renowned roster of directors. Holmes’ Chicago-based, minority-owned creative diversity boutique is excited to announce that Korey Miller has joined…

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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…

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Meet Daily Planet’s New Senior Producer

Chicago-based Daily Planet Productions announces the addition of Senior Producer Amy Stewart to the company’s team. “Amy has a depth of production knowledge and a strong ability to creatively problem…

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Tommy Smith joins Carbon as VFX Supervisor; Grammy, Clio, Cannes Lion Wins Highlight Resume

A prodigious talent, Tommy Smith is excited to join creative studio Carbon as VFX Supervisor. He’s welcomed by a team of stellar artists, many of whom he has worked with over his…

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Flavor Expands Visual Effects and Finishing Expertise Adding Accomplished Flame Artist Michael Anderson

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor are very proud to announce the addition of Michael Anderson to their Chicago staff in the position of Flame Artist. The announcement was…

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Dallas Studio Treehouse Adds Editor Greg Sunmark, Launches Major Studio Reboot

Treehouse Edit has brought in veteran creative editor Greg Sunmark to anchor its talent roster as the studio undergoes a shift in talent, focus and client mix. The news of…

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Utopic Announces Growing Team With Hilarious Social Media Segment

This week the post-production company announced the addition of three new employees to their stellar team: Junior Editor Nathan Iseminger, Associate Producer Patricia Ramos, and Post Production Assistant Lena Wood….

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The Midwest’s Newest Film Office Director: Gary Camarano

You may not have met Gary Camarano yet, but you should. The newest film office in the Midwest is the Northwest Illinois Film Office, and the person at the helm…

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Partners + Napier Appoints Danene DiCicco Executive Producer of Gammut Productions

Partners + Napier, an integrated creative company serving national and global brands, today announced the appointment of Danene DiCicco as Executive Producer of Gammut Productions, its in-house content production studio….

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Canteen Announces All New Roster

The Los Angeles based tabletop studio, Canteen, which relaunched in May, has now announced its new Director Roster, including Canteen partner, Erik Dettle, and Chuck Studios alumnus Shanghoon. The new…

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New Home for Director Daniel Brown

B-Reel has signed Daniel Brown to their directorial roster. Having received much acclaim for his art film Color TV, No Vacancy, Seattle-based Daniel Brown is an artist whose exceptional proficiency and versatility allows him…

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Seed Adds Director Kali Bailey To Their Roster

Seed Media Arts is pleased to announce the addition of Director, Kali Bailey, to its roster. This continues Seed’s recent run of partnerships with experienced cinematic storytellers all having expertise…

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Optimus Promotes Luis Mayorga to Animation Director and Tyler Nelson to Creative Director

Leading production and post house Optimus announced that Optimus Design has promoted Luis Mayorga to Animation Director and Tyler Nelson to Creative Director. The well-deserved and hard earned promotions shed a light on the talent…

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Steve Conry Joins Seed

Award winning storyteller, Director/Writer/DP Steve Conry has joined the Seed Media Arts roster. This announcement comes days after a musical performance directed by Conry featuring JP Saxe and Julian Michaels…

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Senior Editor John McStravick Joins charlieuniformtango

Lola Lott, charlieuniformtango principal/CEO, announced senior editor John McStravick is joining charlieuniformtango June 1st. “We are thrilled to welcome John to the tango team,” Lola Lott said. “John’s uniquely evocative…

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Senior Editor Adam Henderson Joins charlieuniformtango

Lola Lott, charlieuniformtango principal/CEO, announced senior editor Adam Henderson is joining charlieuniformtango this week. “Whether it’s making you laugh, making you cry, or making you think, Adam’s editing makes a…

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Meet the New Executive Director for Free Spirit Media

This week marks a new era for Free Spirit Media with the announcement of their new Executive Director, Aurora Toshiko King. Aurora Toshiko King most recently served as Director of…

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Creative Director Ian Bradley Joins Carbon; Marvel, Spider-Man, HBO Highlight Resume

Ian Bradley has joined creative studio Carbon’s growing team of designers and directors. With deep roots in graphic design, Ian has art directed for key studios across the US including…

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Skillicorn Partners with Bradley Johnson at SEED

Roy Skillicorn, who founded Seed Media Arts in 2011, has recently partnered with Los Angeles Executive Producer Brad Johnson (pictured here). Earlier this year, Skillicorn left his position as Backyard’s…

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Accomplished Editor John Dingfield Comes Home to Cutters

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the return of Editor John Dingfield to its roster. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and…

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11 Dollar Bill Opens LA Office, Editor Jess Weber at Helm

11 Dollar Bill, the post production and design studio with facilities in Chicago and Boulder, CO, has launched a new satellite office in Los Angeles. Led by senior editor Jess…

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Longtime Dallas Advertising Pros Launch New Agency

With more than 50 combined years of experience producing award-winning creative for the nation’s leading brands, longtime advertising Executive Creative Directors Rob Baker and Jimmy Bonner, today announced the launch…

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Directing Duo Joins charlie uniform tango

Texas-based charlieuniformtango will now be representing directing team Andy Mahr and Ashton Rodgers, charlieuniformtango principal and CEO Lola Lott informed SCREEN today. “We’re thrilled to be able to share Andy…

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Chan C. Smith Joins Tessa Films

Chan C. Smith, a Chicago native who’s taken her skill as a storyteller to such genres as publishing, media and documentary film, is set to make her mark on the…

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Peter Zachwieja Rises to Editor at Cutters

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the promotion of Peter Zachwieja to Editor. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios New York Executive Producer Elizabeth Krajewski. Since…

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Cutters Studios Senior Partner/Editor Chris Claeys Retires from Editing

In the final days of 2020, the expansive, international group comprising Cutters Studios received a rare email message from the company’s Senior Partner/Editor Chris Claeys. “One thing this very odd…

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Leviathan Opens 2021 with New Hires

Let’s open 2021 with some new hire news! Creative agency Leviathan announces the addition of (pictured left to right) Account Manager Meg Miller, Art Director Mackenzie Suben, and Designer Morgan…

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Cutters Studios Principals Name Craig Duncan President

Cutters Studios CEO Tim McGuire and his colleagues worldwide are very proud to announce the immediate promotion of company Managing Director and Partner Craig Duncan to the position of President….

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