Kenzo Digital Joins Allday, Wax Opens in New York and More
Entertainment and media company Alldayeveryday has signed director and artist Kenzo Digital to its directorial roster. Before joining Allday, he served as a director at Ridley Scott & Associates (RSA Films) and as a creative director at Wieden & Kennedy. Kenzo Digital is most known for his experiential work with Beyoncé at the 2011 Billboard Awards and United Nations World Humanitarian Day. His creative portfolio also includes work with Kenzo Paris, Nike, and Kanye West.
Toni Lipari and Stephen Jess have opened Wax, a boutique film editorial company and creative collective based in New York's Chelsea. Lipari, who will be titled executive producer, was previously the executive producer at NO6. Prior to that she worked on the agency side as an executive producer at McCann Erickson New York and senior producer at Young & Rubicam New York. Jess's prior experience includes staff film editor positions at Whitehouse Post and Lost Planet. Wax's first partnership is with The Brigade, a VFX and animation company.
Robert Wherry, previously partner and executive producer at Assembly, has opened Fancy Content in Los Angeles. Its roster includes John Mastromonaco, Alex Grossman, directing team Rad-Ish, and British director Rob Sanders. Mastromonaco has shuttered Argyle Films, his long-running production company home to join Fancy. Sanders also joins Fancy from Argyle. Rad-Ish join from Assembly, where they worked with Wherry prior to his launching Fancy, while Grossman joins from HeLo.
Calfornia-based FuseFX, which provides visual effects services for television, features and commercials, has opened production facilities in New York and Vancouver. Greg Anderson will lead its New York operations as senior visual effects supervisor and head of production. His background includes senior visual effects roles with 1stAveMachine, Ring of Fire and Sony Pictures Imageworks. The Vancouver office will be led by visual effects supervisor and producer Mike Leeming, whose previous positions include VFX houses Zoic Studios and Stargate Studios