HouseSpecial Signs Mike Orsini For East Coast Representation

Animation studio HouseSpecial has signed Mike Orsini’s No Relation for representation on the East Coast. A sales rep wiHouseSpecial Mike Orsinith Uncle Lefty since 2012, Mike created the No Relation imprint under Uncle Lefty’s banner in 2017 to expand his roster of directors, artists, designers, food specialists, digital creators and technologists.

Lourri Hammack, HouseSpecial Partner.EP: “My first conversation with Mike spanned filmmaking, sports, advertising, life-altering animated moments, the prophet Tupac, personal UFO sightings, global financial markets, potbelly-pig-channeling psychics, the underbelly of Lost in Translation’s nightlife via the clubs of Hong Kong and the imperiled state of the body politic. Continue reading... “HouseSpecial Signs Mike Orsini For East Coast Representation”

Animation Studio HouseSpecial Welcomes Two CG Artists

Kendra Phillips and Beavan Blocker

(PORTLAND, OR) Animated content production studio HouseSpecial welcomes Kendra Phillips and Beavan Blocker to its CG team. Ms. Phillips, a CG Modeler, and Mr. Blocker, a CG Animator, recently landed at HouseSpecial via Moonbot in Shreveport, Louisiana.

“We’re thrilled to have Kendra and Beavan join our studio,” said Alvaro Cubillas, Chief Operations Officer. “As a double-threat in both design and organic modeling, we look forward to Kendra continuing to make an immediate impact across all mediums. Continue reading... “Animation Studio HouseSpecial Welcomes Two CG Artists”

OMPA Welcomes Janice Shokrian As Executive Director

high res photoThe Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is proud to announce and welcome Janice Shokrian as the organization’s executive director. Shokrian will be responsible for representing the mission of OMPA to members, potential members, legislative bodies and industry stakeholders.

“After an exhaustive search, Janice stood out as the executive director who could take us forward in a powerful way,” says OMPA president David Cress. “We’re eager
to introduce her to our member and industry stakeholders right away.” Cress noted that the new executive director was already in meetings with key players in Oregon’s film, television and media business. Continue reading... “OMPA Welcomes Janice Shokrian As Executive Director”