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Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
PRETTYBIRD has added multidisciplinary filmmaker Jared Knecht to its roster of creatives for representation in the U.S. spanning branded, music and entertainment content.
Knecht has directed integrated advertising campaigns and commercials for global brands such as Toyota, Adidas, Lincoln...
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019
Ali Brown, partner/executive producer at PRETTYBIRD, will serve as the chairperson of the 2020 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial. Additionally, the AICP Show will now accept entries from agencies, marketers, production companies and postproduction companies from outside the U....
Friday, Sep. 20, 2019
Anonymous Content has signed director Elena Petitti di Roreto for commercial and music video representation in the UK. This marks her first U.K. representation; she continues to be handled in the U.S. by Epoch Films. Known for building layered, imaginative...
Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
Filmmaker and photographer Vellas is joining PRETTYBIRD’s roster of creatives for representation in the U.S. and U.K. spanning branded entertainment, music content and integrated advertising campaigns. Vellas had previously been repped in the U.S. and U.K. by Somesuch.
Vellas is known for...
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019
PRETTYBIRD has brought Academy Award winner Rayka Zehtabchi aboard its roster for commercials and branded content globally. This marks her first representation in the ad arena.
Zehtabchi gained mainstream media attention in February when her short documentary Period. End of a Sentence...
Friday, Mar. 29, 2019
Created by San Francisco-based agency Venables Bell & Partners, Reebok’s “Sport the Unexpected” campaign kicks off with “Storm the Court,” a film featuring an unexpected, and seemingly uninvited guest, a girl with an other worldly vibe, who interrupts a pick-up basketball game--stopping...
Monday, Mar. 18, 2019
Carrie Brownstein--co-star and co-creator, alongside comedian Fred Armisen, of the sketch comedy series Portlandia--has joined the roster of filmmakers at PRETTYBIRD for commercials and branded content. Brownstein’s work on Portlandia, which logged eight seasons, becoming IFC’s...
Monday, May. 7, 2018
Directing duo Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard has joined PRETTYBIRD for commercials and branded content in the U.K. The signing comes as the directors’ “The Dali and The Cooper,” the new episode of anthology comedy series Urban Myths, recently debuted on the Sky Arts network.
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018
The creative organization ADCAN has launched its fifth annual filmmaking competition. ADCAN’s mission is three-pronged: to shine a light on various global issues and the charities addressing them; to foster the careers of unsigned talent in creative industries; and to promote the use of...
Monday, Jul. 10, 2017
PRETTYBIRD has signed prolific commercial director Matt Smukler for representation in all territories, excluding France, Germany, and Canada. His work spans such brands as Toyota, Coca-Cola, the NFL, Microsoft, Budweiser, Reebok, MTV, 20th Century Fox, AT&T and Absolut.