BENT Image Lab Signs with CarolynReps
Portland, Or - The international digital arts and animation studio, BENT Image Lab bentimagelab.com, has signed with New York based CarolynReps carolynreps.com for East Coast representation. CarolynReps represents talent in animation, commercial production, post production, design, installations, web-based projects and more.
"We love Carolyn and Amanda and we can’t wait to kick off this business venture together," says BENT Executive Producer Ray Di Carlo. "CarolynReps is the perfect fit for us because of their heavy concentration in commercial production and digital projects, which parallels our focus. As we expand into the digital realm, they will be a great partner in navigating this evolving technological industry!"
CarolynReps is headed by Carolyn Hill who began her career as a reporter for Shoot. After learning the industry ropes she moved into sales at Crossroads Films and eventually on to OneSuch Films. In 1998 she became an independent agent and landed Brand New School as their first East Coast agent. She has since gone on to acquire clients such as Blind, DUCK Studios, K Films, Pogo Pictures, ShootersNYC and The Artists Company. Hill is currently an AICP/East Board Member with a Masters of Fine Arts in poetry from Columbia.
In addition to Hill, Agent Amanda Rosenberg joined CarolynReps in January 2013. A native New Yorker, Rosenberg has worked in companies all over the advertising industry. She was with The Kaplan Thaler Group for two years and freelance produced for agencies such as The Joey Company and Nickelodeon and production company Ataboy Studios.
“Carolyn really seems to have her finger on the pulse of what’s happening in adland,” says BENT Partner Chel White, “Plus anyone who has a Master Degree in Poetry is okay by me.”
"We our so excited to have BENT join our family," says Hill. "We have been fans of their work for a long time and can’t wait to see what we can create together!"
Having recently opened offices in New York and Spain, BENT continues to produce commercial and long form television content, as well as actively developing cutting edge technologies. The studio is represented by Yvette Represents on the West Coast, Hesty Reps in Canada and Tribe United in Asia.
Carolyn Reps is excited to announce the addition of ShootersNYC to our roster!
ShootersNYC is the New York division of ShootersINC, a multi-dimensional creative production and post house specializing in editorial, visual effects, graphic design, finishing and audio post for advertising, television, feature film and new media.
Led by Nick Litwinko, as its Managing Director, the New York studio offers clients the ability to tap into the deep talent pool and technological infrastructure of the company’s home base talent plus its own creative staff for commercials, Visual-FX and productions.
CLICK HERE to check out some of their latest and greatest commercial work as well as a montage from their VFX arm, DIVE, and a clip from ShootersTV’s long running show Restaurant Impossible.
We are very happy to announce the return of directory Gregory Maya to The Artist’s Company!
Maya specializes in high end fashion/beauty, interview/portraiture, and visual anthemic spots with actors and real people. He’s known for his pieces with Bare Escentuals, Pantene, Target, Dove, and Wal*Mart, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome him back!
Oh Yeah Wow goes viral again with their latest venture, a commercial for Gillette Body entitled “100 Years of Hair.”
The video, produced by Caviar Brussels and out of Grey London, is a stop-motion journey through the evolution of men’s grooming habits from the early 20th century through current day.
Check out this otherworldly 3D animation from DUCK Studios featuring a magical ocean-controlling device, “Argos.” This gorgeous piece—a personal project—comes to us from director Pierre Magnol, aka Bright Photon. We have to agree with DUCK on wanting to know “if we can have a posse of sharks when we control the Argos!”
In this brand new spot from Pogo Pictures director Ben Callner, a punk couple who LOVE their music discover that they can exchange their CD collection for cash with Decluttr.
Sting’s The Last Ship is coming to Broadway this fall!
Check out the commercial that Blind created with Spotco Advertising to promote the musical. (First in Chicago and now NYC).
Here is some brand new animation to make you smile on a rainy Monday.
DUCK Studios co-founder and creative director Roger Chouinard collaborated with Dailey in West Hollywood to create the look of these charming line animated characters for Ford’s SoCal Sellathon Event.
The trailer for Kill The Messenger is here!
The film, directed by The Artist Company’s Michael Cuesta, is set for an October release. It stars (and is produced by) Jeremy Renner and features Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Michael Sheen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Oliver Platt.
Michael Cuesta got his directing start in commercials before moving to features (L.I.E., Roadie) and television programs (Homeland, Six Feet Under, True Blood).
Contact Carolyn or Amanda for more info.
Th1ng/ Film Club director Em Cooper’s piece for Biofinity Contact Lenses was screened last Thursday as part of SHOOTonline’s New Director’s showcase event.
The HiFi 3D team is made up of Emmy Award (Boardwalk Empire) winning VFX artist/ animation directors Jonathan Dorfman and Szymon Weglarski. They are based out of Brooklyn, NYC.
Just Breaking: A new Hershey’s commercial reminding us that S’mores are a perfect snack for the spring and summer no matter what your outdoor setting might be.
The spot was cut by Jason Kileen of Nomad Editorial in NYC.
To see more work from Jason or Nomad, please email Amanda (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Carolyn (email@example.com).