Hey Wonderful signs Ellen von Umwerth, Little Minx adds Romain Laurent

Hey Wonderful has signed filmmaker and photographer
Ellen von Unwerth for commercial representation.
Her recent work includes fashion films for “Vogue” with Georgia
May Jagger and “Cosmopolitan” with Miley Cyrus, a Shiseido
commercial featuring Lady Gaga and a campaign for Hunger magazine
with a music-driven branded short and editorial feature. She’s
also worked on branded films for Dior, Guess, Azzedine Alaïa and
Katharine Hamnett, music videos for Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera
and album covers for Rihanna.

Little Minx has added French director and photographer
Romain Laurent to its roster. Known for his
creative gifs, he has also worked with brands including Xbox,
Hilton, Axe, Coca-Cola, Google, Citroen and Nissan. Laurent is now
based in L.A. after six years in New York City.

Furlined has signed director Erin
Heidenreich
for representation in the U.S, and U.K. Her
work includes the film for Dove’s #ShowUs campaign, which aims to
celebrate a more diverse and inclusive portrayal of women and
beauty. She has also worked with Always, and her first feature
length documentary film, “The War to Be Her,” which premiered
at the Toronto International Film Festival, tells the story of a
woman growing up in the Taliban-controlled region of Waziristan,
who disguised herself as a boy so she could play sports.

Director Rudolf Peter Kiss has signed with Washington
Square Films
for his first U.S. commercial representation.
Originally from Hungary, Kiss has worked with brands such as
Telekom, Vodafone, Telenor, Nespresso, Tesco and Audi. His most
recent project is a short film for World Down Syndrome Day.

Halal has added director Madja Amin
to its roster. The Amsterdam-based director has worked with
streetwear brand Patta, Hip-Hop festival Appelsap and brands such
as KLM, Vodafone and Samsung. His music video “Habiba” for
Dutch-Algerian rapper Boef is currently one of the most watched
Dutch YouTube clips ever, with 50 million views to date. In 2017,
he partnered with Halal for his first short-fiction film “Stray
Sheep.”

Producers Mara Milićević and
John Duffin have teamed up to launch Emerald
Pictures, a Los Angeles-based production company with a roster
including directors Kosta, Rodney Lucas, Peter O’Brien,
Jennifer Roberts
 and Nathan R.
Smith.
 Duffin worked for almost two decades as head of
production and then executive producer at Epoch Films, before
going on to build Framestore Pictures. Milićević has previously
produced work for brands including Apple, Facebook, BMW and Land
Rover.

Cut+Run’s New York office has promoted Ellese
Shell
to executive producer, while Marcia
Wigley
is elevated to Shell’s former role of head of
production. Shell started her career at Cut+Run and worked her way
up from front desk to head of production. Wigley produced a wide
variety of projects at Lost Planet and the Whitehouse before
joining Cut+Run.

Production company Vagabond’s partner/executive producer
Gabriel Carratu is moving from his long-term base
in Latin America to spearhead the opening of a new office in
Barcelona which will further expand the company’s reach in
Europe. Vagabond has been collaborating in Spain on a series of
automotive commercials, including spots for Enovate, Jeep, Renault,
Kia, Bentley, Jaguar and Mercedes. The company also worked on
commercials for Nike, Sporting Bet and Palace Ralph Lauren.

 

Source: FS – Advertising Blogs !
Hey Wonderful signs Ellen von Umwerth, Little Minx adds Romain Laurent