Alien vs. Predator 2 film directed by Tight Films: Greg Strause (pictured l.) and Colin Strause (pictured r.), who comprise the tight directing team The Brothers Strause, will be making their feature film debut with ALIEN VS. PREDATOR 2, for 20th Century Fox and Davis Entertainment. The Strauses’ vfx company, , will be creating visual effects for the film, which goes into production next month. Recent spot projects helmed by The Brothers Strause include a Coca-Cola campaign via McCann Erickson/Shanghai, Gatorade “Winning Formula” via Element 79 Partners/ Chicago, Fresca “Dance” via Campbell Mithun/MN, and the music video for Flyleaf’s “I’m So Sick.” recently created visual effects for spots, including Gatorade “Winning Formula,” Lincoln “Landmarks,” and Sony PlayStation’s “God of War” campaign.
Barbara Kopple returns to commercials: Bicoastal production company Nonfiction Spots announces two-time Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple is available for commercial shoots, following the completion of her recent documentary feature, “Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing.” Barbara has worked with Nonfiction Spots as a commercial director since 1995. She has worked for the world’s top ad agencies and renowned brands, including Sprint, Target, Applebee’s, Target, and Ford, to name a few. Most recently, she completed several spots for Ogilvy & Mather’s Grand EFFIE Award-winning Real Beauty Campaign for Dove. Click here to find out more about Barbara’s latest commercial reel.
Northern Lights scores big at the AICE Trailer Park competition: Three Northern Lights assistant editors nabbed the Grand Prize, Special Special Recognition and Honorable Mention at the awards for the competition held in NYC. Read more to see the winners.