For Immediate Release
April 2, 2012
YouPlus Media Promotes
Two Award Winning Filmmakers to Management Positions
Dallas, TX – YouPlus Media, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its highly acclaimed filmmakers and producers. Jun Kang has been promoted to Creative Director and Brandon Carmichael has been promoted to Director of Production.
Jun Kang is an award winning writer, director, producer and editor in both film and digital media. Kang has held a wide variety of creative and executive positions in both Austin and Dallas and has been affiliated with YouPlus Media since 2010. His awards include “Best Editing” – Austin International Film Festival; “Best Script” – SXSW; Finalist for “Best Short Film” – Cinema Tous Ecrans (Geneva International Film Festival); and “Best Filmmaker in Dallas for 2011” – Dallas Observer. Kang moved to Texas in 1986 from Seoul, South Korea and graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Radio-Television-Film.
Brandon Carmichael began his film career in the United Kingdom working for the prestigious Cannes Lions Festival. Upon returning to the U.S., Carmichael continued his career as a Producer at Big Fish Films and as Creative Director at Prestonwood Baptist Church. He joined YouPlus Media in 2010. Brandon’s films have won multiple awards including: “Best Director”, “Best Film”, “Best Sound” – 48 Hour Film Festival; “Best Sound Design” – 168 Film Festival 2011; Nominated for 10 Awards – 168 Film Festival 2012. Carmichael studied filmmaking at Wheaton College where he received a BA degree in Communications-Film, and completed a post-graduate program at Focus on the Family.
“We are excited to have an in-house creative team led by people as talented as Jun and Brandon,” commented Jeff Hinson, YouPlus Media’s President and CEO. “Both have extensive experience in the scripting, production, shooting and editing of video content, and the industry has clearly recognized their talent. Jun and Brandon have been instrumental in the creation of many of our best works over the last two years.”
YouPlus Media is a Dallas-based media company that creates high quality video content for its clients and delivers this content to targeted audiences online, on mobile devices, and on television. Over the past two years, the Company has developed an extensive and prestigious customer list comprised of both local and national clients. YouPlus Media attributes its success in great part to its talented content creators, its signature cinematic product, and its award winning local website, www.youplusdallas.com, which was named “2011’s Best Dallas Website” by Dallas Observer.
For inquiries or additional information, contact:
Sarah Beauregard, 214-447-7492, or [email protected]