Creative

The 4A's Welcomes New Group Of SVP's To The Organization

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:24pm

"We are thrilled to welcome Tamiko, Kevin, Andy and David-Anthony to the 4A's," said Marla Kaplowitz, President & CEO.

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  • "We are thrilled to welcome Tamiko, Kevin, Andy and David-Anthony to the 4A's," said Marla Kaplowitz, President & CEO.
  • Each hail from unique and diverse backgrounds - including pure-play agency experience, client-side, and successful entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Tamiko will leverage over 18 years of deep-rooted strategic marketing, communications, new business, and operational experience in this role.
  • Most recently, she founded Brandation Nation, an integrated digital marketing consultancy for budding entrepreneurs, female CEOs, CMOs, and content creators.

Congruent Space Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Temporary Space in Miami Design District

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:54pm

MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned art installation and emerging designer retail experience Congruent Space ( www.congruentspace.com ) has opened a temporary shop in the Miami Design District at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 127.

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  • MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned art installation and emerging designer retail experience Congruent Space ( www.congruentspace.com ) has opened a temporary shop in the Miami Design District at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 127.
  • Crazy fitting that we're kicking our 5th year with this temporary space, because as much as the Miami Design District is titanic brands, there's electricity in the air.
  • Congruent Space Miami is located in the Miami Design District: 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 127, Miami, FL 33137.
  • Congruent Space Miami runs now through November 15th, 2021.

Hobby Lobby Hiring 11,000 Seasonal Employees and Raising Part-Time Wages by 18%

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:08pm

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., today announced that it is hiring 11,000 seasonal store employees for the Christmas season.

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  • Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., today announced that it is hiring 11,000 seasonal store employees for the Christmas season.
  • Further, in addition to raising its full-time minimum hourly wage to $17.00 last October, Hobby Lobby has also raised its part-time minimum hourly wage by over 18% to $13.00.
  • Hobby Lobby continues to experience solid growth with the opening of 25 new stores in 2021.
  • In 2009, Hobby Lobby was one of the first retailers to establish a nationwide minimum hourly wage well above the federal minimum wage and has since raised its minimum wages eleven times over the last twelve years.

Independents Unite: Meet The People Launches as the Alternative to Large Holding Companies

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

Financial support will come from Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC ., an investment adviser and portfolio management firm.

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  • Financial support will come from Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC ., an investment adviser and portfolio management firm.
  • Meet The People is a group of agency partners, bringing the best and brightest experts from their fields together under the same unitary umbrella.
  • With Meet The People, were evolving creative and digital with extraordinary talent and data, said Ringel.
  • The team targets lower middle market and middle market companies with revenues of $25 $250 million with typical deal sizes from $10 $50 million.

Direct Agents Expands New York City Headquarters

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:32pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Agents, an independent and minority-owned digital marketing agency, with offices in both New York and Los Angeles, is now expanding its NYC headquarters.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Agents, an independent and minority-owned digital marketing agency, with offices in both New York and Los Angeles, is now expanding its NYC headquarters.
  • Despite the challenges of the pandemic and the uncertainty of the future of NYC in 2020, Direct Agents believed and stayed true to its roots.
  • As a 4x Best Place to Work in New York, offering a space to collaborate in-person is an important step to maintaining the culture of Direct Agents.
  • The Direct Agents leadership team has been built by a collaborative environment but understands that the future is hybrid.

Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen & Co to Merge, Creating Global Strategic Communications Leader

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:00am

Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen & Co (SVC) today announced a merger to create the worlds leading strategic communications firm advising clients in navigating critical opportunities and challenges.

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  • Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen & Co (SVC) today announced a merger to create the worlds leading strategic communications firm advising clients in navigating critical opportunities and challenges.
  • Finsbury Glover Hering Global Co-Chairmen Roland Rudd and Carter Eskew said: Our clients operate in an increasingly complex world with diverse stakeholder interests.
  • Finsbury Glover Hering is a global strategic communications advisory firm, headquartered in New York with over 800 multidisciplinary experts across the worlds major financial, government, business and cultural centers.
  • The company was formed through the merger of leading strategic communications consultancies Finsbury, The Glover Park Group and Hering Schuppener in January 2021.

Vancouver Film School Announces the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:23pm

The scholarship, presented jointly by VFS and Kevin Smith, marks the latter's final act as Creative Ambassador for VFS.

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  • The scholarship, presented jointly by VFS and Kevin Smith, marks the latter's final act as Creative Ambassador for VFS.
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver Film School (VFS) and its Creative Ambassador Kevin Smith are pleased to announce the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship.
  • This scholarship marks Kevin Smith's final act as VFS's Creative Ambassador and was announced at the VFS Storyteller's Studio AMA event in September 2021 "Just F#@king Create".
  • For more information about the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship, or to apply, visit https://vfs.edu/scholarships/kevin-smith-scholarships-2021 .

Celebrities, Government and Industry Come Together at the Film and TV Conference, the Sustainable Production Forum, Oct 25-29, Produced by Green Spark Group

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

GREEN SPARK GROUP and SPF21 are committed to making the conference accessible, enhancing everyone's ability to contribute to a sustainable future.

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  • GREEN SPARK GROUP and SPF21 are committed to making the conference accessible, enhancing everyone's ability to contribute to a sustainable future.
  • "SPF21 is the gathering place for everyone interested in sustainability in the motion picture industry," says Zena Harris, President of Green Spark Group , Creative Director of the Sustainable Production Forum.
  • *About Green Spark Group: Founded in Vancouver, Canada, Green Spark Group is a full service sustainability agency, leading the entertainment industry in North America through its evolution towards sustainable practices.
  • Interview opportunities available upon request with Zena Harris, President of Green Spark Group and Creative Director of SPF.

iQIYI Announces New 'Light On' Series and Big Win at BIFF Asia Contents Awards including 'Best OTT Original'

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:28am

This marks the second consecutive year of iQIYI winning the award, followed by its original suspense series The Bad Kids' win at the 2nd Asia Contents Awards last year.

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  • This marks the second consecutive year of iQIYI winning the award, followed by its original suspense series The Bad Kids' win at the 2nd Asia Contents Awards last year.
  • As the 'Light On' series returns with four new suspense series, we'd like to invite everyone to enjoy the return of the series with us."
  • Presented by BIFF in 2019, the Asia Contents Awards celebrated its 3rd edition in 2021 to recognize outstanding content in the Asian film and TV industry.
  • This year, another iQIYI 'Light On' series, The Long Night, won the 'Best OTT Original' honor.

DGAP-News: PANTAFLIX AG with strong operational growth in the first half of 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 8:02am

Total operating performance plus other operating income increased to EUR 10.8 million in the reporting period (H1/2020: EUR 4.4 million).

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  • Total operating performance plus other operating income increased to EUR 10.8 million in the reporting period (H1/2020: EUR 4.4 million).
  • EBITDA improved to EUR +3.7 million after EUR -3.3 million in the first half of the previous year.
  • All in accordance with our corporate motto: ENTERTAINMENT AS A PURPOSE," says Stephanie Schettler-Khler, COO of PANTAFLIX AG.
  • You can find PANTAFLIX AG on the stock exchange under XETRA ticker symbol PAL and ISIN DE000A12UPJ7 .