Beck Media & Marketing has acquired Insignia Public
Relations, a corporate advisory and communications firm founded by Eddie Michaels.
Michaels will join the Santa Monica office immediately.
Insignia's clients are expected to also follow Michaels to
"Eddie brings top-level client relationships at a number of
great companies, impeccable PR skills, and particularly deep experience
promoting filmmakers," said company founder Todd Beck. "He's a proven leader
with a great reputation in the industry and I know he will fit into our
existing team seamlessly as we continue to grow."
Michaels founded the company, then named Eddie Michaels &
Associates, in 1992. His current clients include include Illumination
Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment and YRF Entertainment, among others
including individual directors and actors.