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Oscar-winner Witz Creates Calling Card Spot Selling Organ Donation
Sunday, October 19th2014

Oscar-winner Witz Creates Calling Card Spot Selling Organ Donation

If you had seen 'Mr. Hublot', the animation that won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar earlier this year, you knew you were seeing the work of some considerable talent. While a public service spot aimed at increasing the number of organ donors in New York might not seem like the most high profile project to introduce said talent to the US, that's just what happened...

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Nice Shoes and Optimus Chicago Partner Up for More Work
Wednesday, August 20th2014

Nice Shoes and Optimus Chicago Partner Up for More Work

Partnerships Between post houses doesn’t seem like something that would make much sense. But put a little distance between them though – say 790 miles which is what you’ll find that Chicago and New York are separated by – and it could just work.  At least that seems what Optimus and Nice Shoes are up […]

Eli and Peyton Manning Throw Beats for DIRECTV with Butter Music and Sound
Thursday, August 14th2014

Eli and Peyton Manning Throw Beats for DIRECTV with Butter Music and Sound

Fantasy Football has gone from an office time killer to big-time money with the launch of DIRECTV’s FantasyZone channel. Dedicated entirely to, yep, Fantasy Football, it features real not fantasy footballers Eli and Peyton Manning to help get the word out about the channel via their new rap music video  “Fantasy Football Fantasy”. Butter Music and Sound again teamed […]

Technicolor-PostWorks’ The Room Posts Noyce’s “The Giver”
Thursday, August 14th2014

Technicolor-PostWorks’ The Room Posts Noyce’s “The Giver”

The Room at Technicolor-Postworks continues to garner increasingly high-profile projects, recently finishing some two months of editorial conforming and color grading on Phillip Noyce's The Giver, an adaptation of Lois Lowry's dystopian sci-fi young adult novel...

New Hires / Article
Duo Directors XY Content Join Up with The Colony
Tuesday, August 12th2014

Duo Directors XY Content Join Up with The Colony

An international company with headquarters in a Broadway loft just north of Houston, The Colony has added Habib Yazdi and Frank Holliday - known professionally as XY Content - to its roster of directors. The pair became known for work touted by the New York Fashion Film Festival and the Memphis Music Video awards among others. XY Content's first work for The Colony is an inventive look at the immersive theater experience "Queen of the Night"...

The Napoleon Group Creates Digital Branded Content For U.S. Energy Utilities
Friday, August 8th2014

The Napoleon Group Creates Digital Branded Content For U.S. Energy Utilities

Imagine a world… a 3D animated digital world, to be exact, a small town awash in a gorgeous eye-popping palette, where buoyant families work and play while resourcefully coping with the calamities caused by coming storms or their aftermath: downed electrical wires, broken pipes, gas leaks. Newscasts, websites and apps deliver weather updates and the […]

New Hires / Article
ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo
Thursday, August 7th2014

ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo

Food director/DP John Romeo has joined ShootersINC’s roster which also includes helmers Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, and Scott Whitham. Executive producer Jim Huie–who collaborates with fellow EPs Chris Andrei and Carolyn Jefferson at the company’s production division–said that Romeo has “quietly developed what I find to be a groundbreaking body of […]

Company News / Article
Thursday, August 7th2014

RSG Media and Xytech Join Forces To Streamline The Digital Supply Chain

Joint Solution Implemented at One of America’s Largest Spanish-Language Broadcast Networks RSG Media, purveyor of the dominant media business rights management system and Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast and media industries, today announced a technology partnership integrating the companies’ flagship products. For content owners taking on the complex task of automating […]

Press Releases / Article
Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video
Tuesday, August 5th2014

Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video

Creating interactive video wasn’t easy in the beginning.  I can remember a time over a decade ago when companies like Avid Technology created some of the first interactive hotspot capable plug-ins for its NLE. Great stuff, but you had to be competent with the whole program to make it work. Later, companies such as wireWAX  continued […]

New Hires / Article
Director Gregory Maya Returns To The Artists Company
Tuesday, July 29th2014

Director Gregory Maya Returns To The Artists Company

Sally Antonacchio is owner and executive producer at Soho-based The Artists Company. Active in various aspects of the industry, including work as a board member of AICP East, she received the AICP 2012 Jay B. Eisenstat Lifetime Achievement Award...