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British Comedy Director Nick Jones Joins Original

LOS ANGELES—Original has reached out to London to sign one of the UK’s top commercial comedy directors. Nick Jones has directed funny spots for eHarmony, Sony PlayStation, AT&T, Mercedes, Walmart, McDonald’s, Kia, Heineken and scores of other brands. Original will represent him exclusively for advertising projects in the United States.

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Savage adds Mike G to its roster

Bicoastal / International production company Savage welcomes Mike G to its roster. Mike brings experience working with a client list including Braun, Burger King, Dannon, Doritos, Ebay, Hyundai, Kool-Aid, MTV, Nickelodeon, PepsiCo and SunnyD.

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ACNE Signs Directing Duo Mårlind & Stein

Integrated production company ACNE welcomes Swedish directing duo Mårlind & Stein, comprising of Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein, to its pool of talented filmmakers in the U.S. Uniquely collaborative, the duo has been working together for over a decade on films, commercials, and television. They are best known for helming #1 U.S. box office hit Underworld: Awakening, starring Kate Beckinsale, and the popular Scandinavian crime drama series BRON, which has aired in 160 countries and been remade in the U.S.

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Nomad Adds Executive Producer Tommy Murov to the Los Angeles Office

Following the launch of a world-class VFX and finishing division, global post-production studio Nomad hires Tommy Murov as Executive Producer in their Los Angeles office. Murov joins the studio with extensive industry experience spanning ad agencies and production studios including Final Cut, Radical Media, and Spot Welders.

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Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, Matt Murphy, and CL Weaver Launch EXILE

Executive producer CL Weaver and award-winning editors Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, and Matt Murphy join forces to launch Santa Monica, CA based post-production boutique EXILE. Foxcatcher editor Conor O’Neill and versatile editor Paul Kumpata round out the all-star roster.

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Music Supervisor Jonathan Hecht Launches Venn Arts

Multidisciplinary Music Supervisor Jonathan Hecht is pleased to announce the launch of Venn Arts. Brooklyn-based Venn Arts specializes in the creative practice of licensing songs and procuring artists/bands for a broad range of commercial projects. The company has deep expertise in helping content producers and marketers find the right music that adds value to their brand and depth to their creative.

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Powerhouse Director Jim Sonzero Joins Forces with Andrew Hall Management for West Coast Representation

Celebrity Director Jim Sonzero of Sonzero Films has joined forces with Andrew Hall Management for representation on the West Coast. Sonzero has earned an international reputation in many genres; he is known for his superb visual craftsmanship, technical execution and storytelling skills.
“Jim has a fantastic eye, evident in his attention to detail, the way he frames a shot and his use of light,” Hall says. “He’s also a great problem solver. He brings a lot to the table—which is extremely valuable in today’s advertising environment—with his flexibility, creativity and technical expertise.”

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L.A. Agency "Pitch" hosts SheSays Global Creative Network for Women event March 25

Pitch, the full-service creative advertising agency based in Los Angeles, will host “Top Guns,” a recurring mentorship event sponsored by SheSays, the only global creative network for women. Profiling women in leadership positions in creative industries, “Top Guns” events include forums in which leaders discuss how they made it where they are today and outline strategies for those who want to climb to C-level positions.

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BUTCHER Welcomes Editor Nick Pezzillo to their Talented Team

Award-winning post production company BUTCHER is pleased to announce the addition of rising talent, Editor Nick Pezzillo, to their creative roster.

Previously at Foundation Content, Pezzillo joins BUTCHER with experience cutting innovative commercial projects for globally recognized brands including Microsoft, Audi, EA Sports, Nissan and Levis. A recent ground-breaking project for Microsoft Surface was awarded gold and silver Addys, as well as a national gold Addy.

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MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER named AAA NCNU agency of record

MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER has bagged a client with the same affinity for caps, namely AAA NCNU. No word yet if they will create fun campaigns with screaming goats, but we'll soon find out and honestly I totally expect they will have fun with this.

The agency will be responsible for developing a campaign that will be used for the NCNU Club (which is already 4 million strong).

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