Post Category: Featured

New Animation Reboots and Sequels – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo

11.15.2018 Culture, Featured

It has been an exciting week for animation fans. Three highly anticipated titles dropped this week – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo. Detective Pikachu and Dumbo will be live-action reboots, while Toy Story 4 will be a full animation feature. Tim Burton brings the magic back to Disney with this new live-action Dumbo…

Parlay Studios October Playlist

10.29.2018 Featured, Music

It’s already nearing the scariest day of the year! Check out these jams to spice up your spooky holiday. Adriana Alcala Reception Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell Alex Heitzenrater Controller Mind Playing Tricks on Me – Geto Boys Brandon Russo Studio Manager Monster Mash – Bobby “Boris” Pickett Donnie Shin Digital Marketing Specialist Dr. Stein – Helloween Evan Zonfrilli Studio Coordinator Dragula – Rob Zombie…

Why Netflix’s ‘Seven Seconds’ Doesn’t Represent Jersey City

03.06.2018 Culture, Featured

Netflix recently released Seven Seconds, a new crime drama series about a fictional hit-and-run of a black teenager. Seven Seconds is directed by “The Killing” director Veena Sud, and takes place in our very own Jersey City. The pilot opens up with rookie Jersey City police officer Peter Jablonski (Beau Knapp) driving in a SUV on…

2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

I remember watching the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics with my parents around the T.V. No one in my family followed any sports, but they did tune in to major sporting events such as the Olympics. It was that year of the Ohno incident, where American short track speed skater Apolo Ohno was awarded…

Superbowl LII 2018 Commercial Previews

02.02.2018 Featured, Industry, Trends

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots this Sunday in Super Bowl LII. The televised sporting event draws over a hundred million viewers each year. While the game may be the main event, it’s not the only competition on the screen. The Super Bowl is that one special time of the year viewers actually want to watch…

The Grammys

01.26.2018 Culture, Featured, Music

As I’ve often alluded before, you needn’t look further than the Best Alternative category to surmise exactly how out of touch the Grammys are. Alternative, as a genre-defining adjective, hasn’t been relevant since the days of Manic Panic and post-pubescent boys stealing away with their sisters’ Delia’s catalogs to order fake vintage ringer tees. Yet…

Parlay Studios – 2017 Year in Review

01.15.2018 Featured, Studio News

Wow. It has been an amazing year here at Parlay Studios! We had the chance to work with so many amazing people, companies and brands; there just isn’t enough space here to thank everyone. You know who you are, so from all of us, Thank you! We’d love to share a few highlights from the…