Associate Creative Director Sam Gierasimczuk Joins Vitamin

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012

Associate Creative Director Sam Gierasimczuk Joins Vitamin

CHICAGO—Design-driven production studio Vitamin expands its roster with the addition of Associate Creative Director Sam Gierasimczuk.  Sam, whose background includes work as a designer, animator and technical director, will work with Vitamin Creative Director Danny DelPurgatorio in overseeing the studios array of projects. Gierasimczuk will assume a hands-on role in design and production as well as supervising the work of other members of the creative team.

“Vitamin’s model has always been that collaboration, both internal and external, is the key to our success.  Sam is such a creative individual, we’re really excited to see how he can help us to push our boundaries.” says DelPurgatorio.

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Madheart Jan Gleie Makes a Fashion Statement for T.J. Maxx

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012

Madheart Jan Gleie Makes a Fashion Statement for T.J. Maxx

LOS ANGELES—Madheart director Jan Gleie portrays the lives and fashion sense of two young women in a pair of new ads for T.J. Maxx and Grey, New York. The spots are part of the retailer’s on-going Maxxinista campaign and sequels to a group of spots directed by Gleie last year. Each takes the form of a loose documentary of a free-spirited young woman who is both a fashion trendsetter and someone who appreciates a bargain.

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Aussie Comedy Director Dave Klaiber Joins Bully Pictures

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012

Aussie Comedy Director Dave Klaiber Joins Bully Pictures

Winner of Cannes and LIAA awards gains U.S. representation for the first time.

LOS ANGELES—October 29, 2012—Comedy director Dave Klaiber has signed with Bully Pictures for exclusive representation in the United States. It’s the first time that the young, Australian-born director has pursued work in the U.S. In 2008, Klaiber won a Silver Lion at Cannes for the Thrifty spot Birthday Girl. He is also the winner of two Gold London International Advertising Awards and a Gold Mobius Award.

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“CUBAN FURY” STREAMLINES ON-SET WORKFLOW WITH CODEX’S THE VAULT

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012

StudioCanal comedy is one of the first film productions to use new standalone workflow solution.

London, England – The move to digital acquisition has transformed many film and television sets into something akin to the control center for a moon launch as they have taken on a hoard of high-tech equipment for capturing, storing, processing and backing-up digital camera data. Not so with Cuban Fury, StudioCanal’s new romantic comedy, which was among the first film productions to use The Vault, Codex’s new on-set digital laboratory solution that reduces the technology required to manage camera data to a single box the size of a small suitcase.

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2nd Annual THE A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards Announces Call For Entries

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012

Recognizing excellence in the rapidly expanding space known as Branded Entertainment.

 

Hollywood, CA. THE A-LIST AWARDS today announces the Call for Entries for its second annual The A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards. Celebrating the fastest growing segment of the advertising and marketing industry, the Branded Entertainment Awards recognize outstanding achievement in branded content for film, television, music, web, mobile content and game media. The deadline for entries is November 9, 2012.

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Steve Purcell Joins Chainsaw as General Manager

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012

Post production facility celebrates 19th Emmy win for “The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.”

 

Hollywood—October 23, 2012—Chainsaw (www.chainsawedit.com), a leading independent provider of post-production services for television, feature films and other media, today announces the appointment of Steve Purcell as General Manager. Purcell is a two-time Emmy winner with more than 25 years of experience as a director, editor and producer. In his new role, he will oversee all aspects of Chainsaw’s operations which include creative editorial, editorial finishing, graphics, visual effects, color grading and related post services, as well as a large editorial rental operation.

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Treehouse Appoints Jeremy Besser as Executive Producer

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012

Former executive producer at Directorz plans to develop the company into a post-production leader. 

DALLAS—Jeremy Besser, a producer with more than 28 years of experience in the Dallas advertising industry, has joined the editorial boutique Treehouse. Formerly executive producer and partner at the commercial production company Directorz, Besser will oversee operations, direct sales and serve as chief liaison between the company and its advertising agency and production company clients.

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The Ant Farm Wins Four Key Art Awards

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012

Entertainment advertising agency honored for its work on campaigns promoting Activision and Sega games, as well as Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary.

Los Angeles—The Ant Farm, a leading entertainment advertising agency, took home four awards at the 41st Annual Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards held Wednesday night at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. The Key Art Awards are the entertainment industry’s most recognized awards for advertising and communications.

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MTI Film Demonstrates Cortex::Control Dailies at BIRTV

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012

On-set/near-set dailies solution, slated for release in November, shown as part of an end-to-end workflow.

HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film recently unveiled a beta version of its new on-set/near-set dailies solution Cortex::Control Dailies at BIRTV, China’s largest trade show for the film and television industry. Cortex::Control Dailies was featured in a live demonstration of an end-to-end digital cinema workflow conducted by Jebsen Industrial, a leading supplier of production and post-production technologies to Asian markets. MTI Film plans to release Cortex::Control Dailies worldwide in November.

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FilmLight Links with Italian Technology Reseller Blutek

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012

LONDON—FilmLight, a leading manufacturer of colour grading, colour management and film scanning systems for film and television production, has forged a strategic alliance with Rome-based technology reseller Blutek to represent its product line in Italy.

Blutek will provide sales support in Rome and throughout Italy for FilmLight’s full product line, including its Baselight colour grading system, Blackboard control surface, FLIP real-time onset image processor, FLUX data management platform and Baselight Editions software. FilmLight will continue to handle marketing, service and support.

For more information, contact Antonello Di Vincenzo.

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