Street Talk for June 3, 2022
Jonathan Zames

Toronto-based boutique production company Someplace Nice has added Jonathan Zames to its roster for representation in Canada. Born in Montreal and now based in New York, Zames shoots on an international scale and works in both French and English. He has a background and expertise as a cinematographer, screenwriter, and creative director. Zames has helmed campaigns for brands such as Apple, Samsung, Tide, Smirnoff and Gillette, and worked with production companies including Caviar and Bullitt. Prior to this, he served as a lead creative for Google, overseeing the video creative for many of the brand’s campaigns. Particular campaign highlights include “Celebrity Assistant” for Visa, which played at Toronto International Film Festival screenings in 2019 and showcased Zames’ versatility with improvisation, small casts, and minimal setups, and “Stuffed in a Room” for Little Caesars. Originally shot for Canadian markets, the campaign has since expanded to the U.S., recently debuting across multiple formats. Zames’ work has been recognized on a global scale, with campaigns celebrated at Cannes Lions, AICP Awards, AD STARS, and the Telly Awards--including the 2017 Cannes Lions-winning “Pride for Everyone” work for Google....


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