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Friday, Mar. 17, 2023
Wildflower, which Momentum Pictures is releasing in theaters today (3/17), marks director Matt Smukler’s narrative feature debut.
The comedy-drama--which made its world premiere at last year's Toronto International Film Festival--had an unlikely beginning, rooted in a short film...
Monday, Oct. 10, 2022
Director Scott Weintrob has joined boutique Rakish for commercial representation.
Hailing from a background in long-form television, showrunning, and directing, Weintrob said he was drawn to Rakish and its managing director and co-founder, Preston Garrett. Weintrob said, “I’ve had the...
Friday, Sep. 23, 2022
Rakish has added Icelandic filmmaker and commercial director Rúnar Ingi to its roster for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. Ingi’s credits include such brands as Land Rover, Lidl and Volvo. Prior to joining the Rakish boutique, he had most recently been repped by...
Monday, Aug. 8, 2022
Director Fern Berresford has landed her first U.S. representation for commercials, joining the roster of Rakish. The London-based filmmaker continues to be handled for spots in the U.K. by Rattling Stick (and by the Photographic Wing of Academy Films for her still photography).
Monday, Jun. 13, 2022
Production boutique Rakish has added director Charlie Mysak to its roster for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. Having started his career in the docu-space across film and TV, Mysak turns out work with an undercurrent of realism.
“The intimacy at the heart of...
Tuesday, May. 18, 2021
Production company Rakish has signed creative duo TWIN--consisting of brothers Jonathan and Josh Baker--for U.S. representation.
The directorial team’s genre-bending versatility has attracted a wide range of clients including Beats By Dre, Nike, Honda, Powerade, Google, AT&T,...
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020
Live-action production boutique Rakish has signed director Jaci Judelson for U.S. representation.
“Jaci always brings something soulful to her work, tapping into what makes us human and translating it in a natural, visually compelling way,” said Rakish co-founder/executive producer...
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
Rakish, the production company under the aegis of co-founders/EPs Brad Johns and Preston Garrett, has signed director Albert Uria for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Garage Films, which was founded by Uria, continues to represent him in Spain, Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic ad...
Friday, Dec. 6, 2019
Director Matt Smukler has joined Rakish--the production boutique launched earlier this year by EPs Brad Johns and Preston Garrett--for commercial representation in the U.S.
L.A.-born and bred, Smukler has been directing commercials and films for almost two decades. A former agency...
Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
Boutique live-action production company Rakish has added director Chris Woods to its roster for U.S. commercial representation. Woods is a Cannes Lions-winning director whose efforts for such brands as Firestone, Skittles, Braun and Georgia Lottery, among others, fuses an eclectic comedic...