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Bi-Coastal Editing Company Welcomes Editor of MTV’s “Think� Los Angeles & New York – (may 27, 2008) -- Nomad editorial is delighted to welcome Bi-Coastal Editor Jason Painter to the company. Painter is already at work in the New York office on an integrated Twix campaign (two spots and web film) via Nitro USA and Academy Award-nominated director Rob Pearlstein (Rockhard Films). “Jason is incredibly talented and a great complement to our team of editors,� notes company co-founder Tom Muldoon. “He is also a genuinely nice person who is honest and cares deeply about editing,� adds co-founder John Murray. “I have watched him really come into his own as a creative force. We are very pleased to have him here.� Painter was thrust into the spotlight with his contribution to the Clio and Cannes-winning Terry Tate Office Linebacker campaign. He is known for such diverse and compelling projects as Zune’s “Piece of Me, Piece of You� directed by Three Legged Legs and featuring life size puppets, commercial collaborations with Jason Reitman (Juno) and Rawson Marshall Thurber (Dodgeball), and the recent MTV “Train� PSA directed by Mike Franzini that brings the Holocaust into a modern context. A former editor with Spotwelders, Painter has spent the past three months freelancing at major editorial houses on a variety of projects including AT&T for GSD&M, directed by Ted Melphi, Safeway for DDB Chicago, directed by Andrew Becker and he also cut the online phenomenon “Matumbo Goldberg� for Rob Pearlstein, which has received over a Million, hits on break.com and showcased on Will Ferrell’s online channel Funnyordie.com. He also spent the time getting to know the culture at each edit house and found he was most at home at Nomad. “At Nomad, everyone is treated like family and there is a true sense of camaraderie,� says Painter. “Tom and John are very involved in nurturing talent and there is an emphasis on quality work and a passion for the process. These elements really make the company exceptional and a great place to come every day.� Nomad was founded by Tom Muldoon, John Murray and Scott Carleton who originally met at Propaganda. Since its inception, Nomad has built a reputation as a leading, dynamic editorial company with integrated graphics and sound design. Agencies Weiden & Kennedy, BWA/Chiat Day, BBDO, Goodby and Fallon, and noted directors Traktor, Kinka Usher, Sam Beyer, Michael Bay, Frederik Bond, Dayton/Ferris, Gerard de Theme and Guy Ritchie have collaborated with the Nomad team on spots seen around the world. The company has a strong relationship with Bruckheimer Films and has worked on feature film projects with DreamWorks, Disney, Warner Brothers and Fox. The editors have also worked on more than 250 high-profile music videos for a variety of artists including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna, Tom Petty, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and Bon Jovi.





SMPTE Australia Section Issues Call for Papers for METexpo Conference

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has issued a call for papers for its forthcoming Media + Entertainment Tech Expo (METexpo) Conference, which will be held between 18-20 July 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.