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Editorial Entity Hooligan Launches

Hooligan Unites the Principal Talent of Chinagraph, Company X, and 89 Edit

New York, NY – ( April 5, 2011) – Hooligan (

) a brand-new editorial entity, has launched in New York. Bringing together principal talent from industry-established creative editorial boutiques Chinagraph, Company X and 89 Edit, Hooligan offers offline and online editing services, as well as graphic design solutions, all under one roof. Founded by Eric Carlson, Barney Miller, Kane Platt and Rosemary Quigley, Hooligan is an artist-run coalition equipped for commercial, music video, broadcast television, film and new media projects. Located at 119 Fifth Ave., in NYC’s Flatiron District, Hooligan will operate in the heart of the creative advertising world at its state-of-the-art studio, which features cutting-edge postproduction technology.

It’s all in the namesake as Hooligan takes to the streets with a company manifesto to bring back the “classic” editing role, with exceptional talent, unrivalled client loyalty and a sheer willingness to fight for their creative vision.

“We’ve brought together a team of diversely creative minds and professionals who are deeply rooted in our industry,” remarks Hooligan. “We are excited to offer our creative partners an atmosphere of creativity, integrity and experience with exceptional management. Whether it’s a huge campaign or a small one-off, as Hooligan, we stand together, committed to our clients and prepared to ‘fight’ for them — start to finish.”

Partner/ Executive Producer Rosemary Quigley and Executive Producer Sue Wladar will guide Hooligan on the executive side, with a roster that includes: Eric Carlson, Kane Platt, Jordan Green, Greg Letson, Barney Miller, Jane Keller, Peter Mostert, Thomas Ostuni and Pete Slife.

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From Madison Ave. to Park City, these award-winning editors have garnered Addy, AICP, Gold Lion, AICE, Loerie, MTV VMA, MOMA and Sundance honors, among countless others. With editorial expertise spanning multiple media platforms, Hooligan’s roster of editors has collaborated with some of the industry’s top music video, commercial and feature film directors. Their creative body of work has helped build brands and critically-acclaimed commercial campaigns, while forging loyal creative relationships with internationally renowned ad agency and network clients.

“Through the years, we’ve all admired each other’s work from afar,” concludes Hooligan. “As we explored the idea of coming together, the common thread was everyone’s genuine dedication to their craft as artists, as well as the collaborative process to make the client’s creative vision work. From producers and talent, all the way to our amazing support staff, we are many elements and one mind, which is a band of passionate, like-minded artists who simply want to do good work and be a part of it.”

Hooligan has already wrapped up two broadcast commercials for Avon with pop superstar Fergie touting her new “Outspoken” fragrance, as well as an Olay spot featuring Sex & the City co-star Kim Cattrall. Hooligan is currently cutting the “Lights Out” show opener (HBO), commercial work for Microsoft (Deutsch), Olay (Saatchi) Vick’s (Publicis) and Time Warner Cable (Ogilvy), as well as content for Digitas Health.

About Hooligan: We are an artist-run coalition of award-winning editorial, graphic design and director talent. We launched in 2011, rallying some of the industry’s top editorial boutiques under one roof. Located at NYC’s Union Square, our stomping grounds are in the heart of the creative advertising world. Built around exceptional talent and experience, our manifesto is based on clean, old-fashioned loyalty to our clients. Collaborating with acclaimed directors, agency and network clients, our editors have propelled an array of notable commercial campaigns, music videos and film projects. From Madison Ave. to Park City, we’ve garnered a trophy case full of Addy, AICP, Gold Lion, AICE, Loerie, MTV VMA and Sundance honors, among countless others. As Hooligan, you’d guess we stole it all, but the fact is we earned it by knowing what it takes to make our client’s creative vision work. Call us fanatics, zealots, hell, call us Hooligan because, plain and simple, we fight for you.

Press Contact: Mark Tillman

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