Sternworld Creative Management, a new management firm described by its founder as the "William Morris" of creative services," has opened in Venice, California to represents a broad array of clients, including entertainment marketing, advertising, promotion and design firms. Sternworld also represents international marketing specialists, music composers and producers, and a visual effects and specialty production company.
Renowned entertainment and brand development exec Andrea Stern said about her new firm, "I have been working in entertainment promotion, marketing and design for many years now, and have been fortunate enough to have developed great working relationships with some of the most talented and versatile creative shops in L.A. and New York. The companies that I am representing feature award-winning writers, designers and branding specialists who are among the best in the business. Their talent and experience is applied across the board in television, commercials, Web and film for both major entertainment and corporate clients. I am thrilled to be promoting their top-notch services, while seeking potential new business opportunities for them."
Some of Sternworld Creative Management's initial roster of represented companies includes:
Big Fish Marketing Inc.
Brand strategists for the Digital Age, Big Fish Marketing and its divisions, Little Pond and FishNet, build powerful brands and craft revenue driving tactics for the world's most valuable media and tech companies, including: Sony, 20th Century Fox, Discovery Networks, Disney and Hallmark Channel.
Big Fish Marketing (www.bigfishmarketing.com
) just completed an online promotional campaign for the launch of ABC's fall line-up including the new drama series, THREAT MATRIX. The campaign featured an online game, Flash banners, and targeted email - Fishcast. The Fishcast is a broadcast-quality full-motion graphics email that builds awareness and drives tune-in.
Engine Room provides the entertainment industry with a number of valuable services. Dan Schmit, founder of Engine Room, is in high demand by top design firms. As a vfx supervisor and a talented dp, he provides the solutions and production services needed to bring their boards to life. Recently completed projects from Engine Room include a visual effects shoot for COLLEGE FOOTBALL on Fox Sports Net that took place on their fully equipped green screen stage, and a location shoot for Twin Art's promotion campaign for WE's new show DIVA DETECTIVES.
Engine Room (www.engineroomvfx.com
) is also a visual effects post production studio providing ongoing vfx services for the shows ROCK ME BABY, THAT'S SO RAVEN, STRONG MEDICINE and HACK. Engine Room is in production on visual effects for Disney Channel's original movie ZENON: ZEE 3 and were responsible for more than 50 CG shots on the feature film, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN.
Jacobsrahi Inc. (www.jacobsrahi.com/live/
) is an Emmy Award-winning entertainment advertising, promotion and design company with the experience and resources needed to provide a "turnkey" approach to projects for their impressive list of domestic and international entertainment clients.
Some of the company's recent projects include promotional campaigns for the new hit shows THE O.C. on Fox and FX's NIP/TUCK. They are also responsible for the new logo and show open for NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO.
The Thomas Cobb Group:
Emmy-nominated creative director/designer Thomas Cobb established The Thomas Cobb Group after having a successful run as the co-founder and creative director of Montgomery Cobb. Thomas' extraordinary work can be seen on virtually every television network and cable channel.
Through its new relationship with Sternworld, the Thomas Cobb Group (www.thethomascobbgroup.com
) has just completed a series of on-air promos for ABC Sports' MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. In addition, the company has also just completed the design and production of the main title sequences for ABC TV's new series THREAT MATRIX, and CBS TV's new series NAVY: NCIS. Currently they are working on the promotion campaign for A & E's BIOGRAPHY COUNTDOWN.
Emmy Award-winning creative directors/designers Ellen Kahn and Lynda Kahn founded Twin Art in 1986. The company conceptualizes ideas, builds brands and stylizes pop culture, with a focus on the visual media, including broadcast television and commercials. For its launch, WE: Woman's Entertainment Television turned to Twin Art to design their logo and the network's overall identity. From promotion to interstitial programming, TwinArt is credited with maintaining WE's stylish brand since its inception.
Twin Art (www.twinart.com
) is designing and producing the graphics package for the 2003 RADIO MUSIC AWARDS soon to air on NBC, and the main titles for a new Fox TV series, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT.
Stern has managed 20-some launches or re-launches of television networks, TV stations, satellite systems and/or cable channels, around the world. Through Sternworld Creative Management, she is now able to match clients with the right creative talent for their projects.
From 1999-2002, Stern was the president and founder of Lab903, a motion graphics design firm in Santa Monica. While with Lab903, Stern put her extensive experience in broadcast design and her unique approach to client service to work for a range of clients, including Columbia Tri-Star Television, TBS, Oxygen, the daypart re-design of HGTV, the launch of TV Works (a new channel in Singapore) and the launch of Univision's new domestic network, Telefutura.
Previously Stern was a sr. exec producer with branding solutions and design firm Pittard Sullivan, utilizing her acknowledged expertise in network/channel packages in both the international and domestic arenas. Her major clients included SKY Latin America, Discovery Kids/Latin American, Universal, Saban, Columbia Tri-Star International, Paramount and Warner Bros. She also managed show packages and main title projects for a number of well-known television production companies, including John Wells, KingWorld and Carsey Werner.
Before working for Pittard Sullivan, Stern was director of accounts for Novocom from 1993-96, where she supervised domestic and international accounts. Stern oversaw the firm's London and Singapore offices and managed accounts in the Far East, Europe and Latin America. Some of the launch and re-launch efforts Stern guided during her tenure with Novocom included BSKYB, STAR, and projects for the World Cup, as well as CBS Evening News, Wharf Cable in Hong Kong, and SBC, Singapore, in addition to a number of show packages for NBC News. Stern was also responsible for Novocom's overall global sales and marketing strategies.
Earlier in her career, Stern also had a successful run as a line producer, working on commercials, music videos, film trailers and feature films.
Sternworld Creative Management is located at 923 Marco Place, Venice, California, 90291. The phone is (310) 439-1903, and the Website address is www.sternworld.net