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.

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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. 

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Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2017

The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial premiered this evening (6/7) at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. Earning Best in Show distinction were the winners in the Advertising Excellence/Single Commercial and Advertising Excellence/Campaign categories...

Monday, Jun. 5, 2017

PRETTYBIRD, the production house founded by executive producer Kerstin Emhoff and director Paul Hunter, has signed writing and directing duo Geremy & Georgie (Geremy Jasper, Georgie Greville) for global representation for branded entertainment and music videos.  The longtime filmmaking team—...

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017

The One Club for Creativity unveiled the winners for the 44th Annual One Show Awards in branded entertainment, design, direct, moving image craft, print & outdoor, public relations and responsive environments. Hosted by Daveed Diggs, 2016 Tony award-winning actor from the hit Broadway...

Monday, Apr. 4, 2016

For Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, known as the directing duo Daniels, this year’s Sundance Film Festival was a roller coaster ride—the ups and downs generated by Swiss Army Man, their feature filmmaking debut. “It was a crazy journey within a tight timeframe,” related Scheinert. “...

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