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Sunday, Sep. 4, 2022
Sandy Hook Promise’s “Teenage Dream”--directed by Henry-Alex Rubin of SMUGGLER for BBDO New York--won the primetime commercial Emmy on Saturday (9/3) during the first of two Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies held this weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022
SMUGGLER topped the production house tally with two directors scoring nominations today (1/26) for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement For Commercials in 2021--Kathryn Bigelow and Henry-Alex Rubin. Both are first-time DGA spot nominees but Bigelow is no stranger to...
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
Just weeks after the pandemic hit, production departments across agencies were struggling to figure out how to break free from the played-out stock footage content that was flooding the channels. Clients (Brands) still wanted content, but they wanted it to feel fresh, new and ownable. Agency...
Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
Sandy Hook Promise’s “Back-to-School Essentials”--directed by Henry-Alex Rubin of SMUGGLER for BBDO New York--won the primetime commercial Emmy on Saturday (9/19), the fifth and concluding night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
The public service piece starts off as a familiar back-to-...
Thursday, Apr. 30, 2020
Broadway Adjourns But Smuggler, Droga5 To Help It Reconvene With "Sing Street: Grounded" On Facebook Live
After a sold-out run at the New York Theatre Workshop, the musical “Sing Street” was set to make its Broadway debut this month. But dreams of the Great White Way had to be put on hold--as so much has--due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yet indefinite postponement--with cast members now...
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
BBDO New York won agency of the year honors while Smuggler earned the production company of the year mantle, and Henry-Alex Rubin was named the year’s best director at the recently wrapped CICLOPE Festival 2017 in Berlin. All three wins were tied in large part to Sandy Hook Promise’s “Evan,” one...