Cloud-Native Creative + Tech Studio Preymaker Announces Three New Hires

by / November 24, 2020 /

On the heels of the October launch of Preymaker by industry leaders Angus Kneale, Melanie Wickham and Verity Grantham, the creative and technology studio announces three key hires. Jasper Kidd, Alan McSeveney and Jamie Scott, have joined the team. They bring a broad range of experience which includes collaborations with the industry’s top directors on high-profile awarding winning work.

“Preymaker is built on three key pillars: technology, creativity and most importantly, our peop[Read More]

BUCK Develops Design System for the First-Ever Virtual New Yorker Festival

by / November 24, 2020 /

 

LA and New York based BUCK has unveiled its design work for the 2020 New Yorker Festival—the magazine’s first virtual ​version—which was described as “an eclectic mix of conversations, performances, and experiences featuring some of the most talented and influential figures of our time.” The New Yorker Festival ran Oct. 5- 11, in which discussions ranging from comedy to polit[Read More]

Director Akil Gibbons Joins Strike Anywhere

by / November 19, 2020 /

Award-winning director Akil Gibbons joins the Strike Anywhere roster, making this his first official commercial representation. With a background in work for studios and networks, Gibbons’ powerfully affecting films educate and inspire while earning tens of millions of online views.

Gibbons has directed, produced and presented film and television specials for VICE Media, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Google, Sony Pictures, Netflix,[Read More]

“Black Joy Manifesto,” Edited By Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake for PASSERINE, Is A Poetic Celebration of Black Lives

by / November 19, 2020 /

“Black Joy Manifesto” is a short film and poetic love letter to the beauty and importance of Black lives. Created by PASSERINE’s Adam Tillman-Young and Shalonda Cornitcher and edited by Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake, the film features a wide variety of portraits, some static, all vibrant, set to a celebratory, emotive voice-over that speaks uplifting truths: Dear Black people, You’ve moved mountains, you've moved minds, you’ve made joy in rich supply.

“Our intention is to celebr[Read More]

Director Brandt Lewis Joins Sanctuary

by / November 18, 2020 /

An accomplished creative and director, Brandt Lewis brings his brand of effortless humor to the roster of talent at Sanctuary Content. The signing marks Lewis’ first exclusive representation as a commercial director.

With a rich history in the world of advertising, Lewis earned his stripes as an art and creative director at some of the industry’s top agencies including Deutsch, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, 72andSunny, and Wieden+Kennedy. [Read More]

RSA & Black Dog Films’ Max Winkler Directs His First Music Video For Phantom Planet’s “Time Moves On”

by / November 18, 2020 /

Following the release of what NPR: All Things Considered marked “an album for the times,” acclaimed director Max Winkler joins forces with the Los Angeles-based alternative rock quartet Phantom Planet to bring the visuals for Devastator’s lead track and tone-setter “Time Moves On.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTuXZzB6iKk

Winkler, whose JUNGLELAND (Charlie Hunnam, Jack O[Read More]

BATTERY POWERS NEW JACKBOX CAMPAIGN Los-Angeles Agency Makes Some Weird Memories With New Work For Rapidly Growing Chicago-based Video Game Publisher

by / November 12, 2020 /

Battery, which makes national and worldwide campaigns for a variety of top global consumer brands, is launching new work for Jackbox Games, the U.S. video game developer based in Chicago. The agency was hired by Jackbox in July as its first creative marketing partner and already Battery is delivering a campaign for the U.S. gamer’s highly anticipated Fall 2020 launch of The Jackbox Party Pack 7, the latest installment of their popular Jackbox Party[Read More]