Tessa Films, the production company founded late last year by Partners and EPs Lisa Masseur and Reid Brody, has added two innovative filmmakers to its roster. Signing with the company are Toben Seymour and Meghann Artes.

Matt Furie, the creator of a stoner frog character in the comic "Boy’s Club" back in 2006, knows exactly what brand managers feel like when their creations take on a life on their own.