Monday, May 21, 2018

Short Takes

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Friday, May. 18, 2018
Short Takes for May 2018
Nicholaus Goossen directed this retro music video for Danielle Bregoli a.k.a. “Bhad Babie’s”’ new single “Gucci Flip Flops,” featuring rapper Lil Yachty. The video begins in a 1950s-inspired, suburban black-and-white setting with Bregoli dressed in pearls and polka dots, a drastic shift from the...
Friday, Mar. 23, 2018
Short Takes for March 2018
Director Brennan Stasiewicz of bicoastal production company Honor Society embarks on a stylish joyride in Stockholm, cruising amid picturesque city views in this brand film for the premium Swedish bicycle maker BIKEID, created direct to client. Going for a sophisticated “car ad for bikes,”...
Friday, Feb. 16, 2018
Short Takes for February 2018
Zoic Studios teamed with BODEGA to demonstrate how Under Armour has helped prepare U.S. speedskating athletes as they head into the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The film, produced direct-to-client, brings to life the silhouette of a methodical speedskater crystallizing into icy form as the...
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Short Takes for August 2017
David Gordon Green of Chelsea Pictures directed this latest campaign for Little Caesars out of agency Barton F. Graf, NY. The work brings us oddball characters with just one thing on their mind: pizza. Two of the spots focus on an assortment of surreal kooks, from a pair of hungry mechanics, to a...
Friday, May. 19, 2017
Short Takes for May 2017
Dallas/Santa Monica digital studio Reel FX director Barrett Lewis transports gamers through decades of intergalactic mystery in “The History of TranStar” for Bethesda Softworks’ sci-fi action game, Prey, out of AKQA. The piece serves as a leaked classified doctrine detailing the discovery of the...
Friday, Mar. 24, 2017
Short Takes: Bodega Gets "Naked And Afraid" For Discovery
Content creation/production company BODEGA, with bases of operation in NY and San Francisco, teamed up with Discovery Channel to launch an all new season of the reality series Naked and Afraid with a promo commercial directed by Haley Geffen. Discovery VP, creative Pablo Pulido and sr. writer/...
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
Short Takes for February 2017
Simon McQuoid of Imperial Woodpecker directed an eight-spot campaign for H&R Block out of Fallon Worldwide. In the mix is this commercial titled “Zombie” in which H&R Block spokesman Jon Hamm of Mad Men fame chats with an actress who’s on a break from shooting a zombie-themed project...
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016
Short Takes for December 2016
Directing duo Terri Timely of Park Pictures lends the physical stamina of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews to athletes in need of an extra boost in the new campaign, “Lean on Me” for Muscle Milk, out of Mekanism. The campaign features the burly NFL star literally lending a helping hand to...
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
Short Takes for October 2016
Directing duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks) of NY-based Washington Square Films takes a literal approach to the laughable scents for top men’s shower gels in this humorous new campaign for Dollar Shave Club’s new line of body wash, Wanderer. The spots take on common stereotypes of...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
Short Takes for August 2016
Director Jake Schreier of Park Pictures breaks down the fourth wall in Francis and the Lights “Friends,” a music video featuring Bon Iver and Kanye West. The clip leads in with an understated cameo by West and captures Francis Farewell Starlight’s stylized moves, topped off with a choreographed...