Multiple below-the-line artisans hired on new jobs
Innovative Artists has booked d.p.’s Sean Porter (“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter”) on Mike Mills’ “20th Century Women,” Bill Wages (“Revolution”) on CW’s “Containment” and Cort Fey (“The Last Ship”) on the final episode of CBS’ “CSI.”
CEC has booked makeup artist Joe Farulla (“The Blacklist) on NBC’s “Blindspot”; and costume designer Vera Chow (“Marco Polo”) and first a.d. Michael Meador (“Body”) on Discovery’s “The West.”
APA has signed producer G. Mac Brown (“St. Vincent,” pictured above); Intrinsic has signed cinematographer Toby Oliver (“Wolf Creek 2”) and editor Jennifer Van Goethem (“Believe”).
Sandra Marsh & Associates has placed costume designers Shay Cunliffe (“Get Hard”) on Lasse Hallstrom’s “A Dog’s Purpose,” Kristin Burke (“Sleepy Hollow”) on David Sandberg’s “Lights Out” and Isis Mussenden (“The Wolverine”) on Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” The agency has signed costume designer Joseph Porro (“Man of Tai Chi”) and d.p. Damien Elliott (“The Survivalist”).
New signings at Dattner Dispoto: editor Nancy Novak (HBO’s “Southern Rites”), commercial and musicvideo cinematographers Marcelo Durst and Alastair McKevitt, and commercial and musicvideo production designers Ron Hellmann and Regan Jackson.
Biscuit Filmworks has added Turkish director Ayse Altinok to its roster. She joins the company from ad agency Weiden + Kennedy. Altinok’s first short film, “Hortum,” was an official selection at The Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner. Her second short, “The Particulars,” also screened at Cannes and won Best Drama and Best Actor at the Oregon Independent Film Festival. Founded by director Noam Murro and managing director Shawn Lacy, L.A.-based Biscuit represents over a dozen directors.
Bicoastal production and design studio Big Block has named Caroline Gomez as director of business development. Gomez comes to Big Block after 14 years at Motion Theory. In her new role she will identify new business opportunities to maximize Big Block’s production and distribution of content for commercials, interactive, television, feature films and Broadway theater, as well as several digital entertainment ventures in development.