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Funny Or Die
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019
Caviar has acquired Funny Or Die’s award-winning commercial production company Gifted Youth. Caviar will maintain the Gifted Youth shingle name with a roster of directors, which include Jake Szymanski (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Tour De Pharmacy), Alice Mathias (...
Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Gifted Youth, the creative commercial production division of Funny or Die, has added director Trevor Clarence to its U.S. roster, marking the South African’s introduction to the American ad market.
Clarence has garnered international acclaim for his work with KFC, KitKat and Volkswagen,...
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017
Gifted Youth, the Los Angeles-based commercial division of Funny Or Die, has added director/writer/actor Zoe Lister-Jones to its roster. Lister-Jones has honed her triple-threat skills on everything from sitcoms to music videos and indie films.
While Lister-Jones is most well-known in the...
Monday, Jul. 10, 2017
David Letterman and Sen. Al Franken were both feeling frustrated about pessimism around the topic of climate change — so they got together to talk about it. Thankfully they invited some cameras along, too, with the help of Funny or Die and the Primetime Emmy Award-winning "Years of Living...
Friday, Jun. 9, 2017
Though there are pitfalls--as evidenced by Pepsi’s widely panned and then pulled Kendall Jenner commercial, and Starbucks’ attempt to spark conversations about race relations via its “Race Together” campaign--brands are increasingly taking stands on causes and issues, and in the process helping...
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017
Gifted Youth, the commercial production arm of Funny Or Die, has added director/writer/producer Alice Mathias to its roster for commercials. Having already made her mark in television and web, the multi-hyphenate Mathias recently made her foray into commercials. Most recently, she was hired by...
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2015
Director Evan Silver has joined production house Gifted Youth, the commercial division of Funny or Die, for U.S. spot representation. Coming over from Tool of North...
Friday, May. 8, 2015
The One Club announced and honored the winners for the 42nd Annual One Show Awards, a worldwide competition celebrating the year’s best in all forms of advertising, design and marketing communications. Gold Pencils, Best of Discipline, Best of Show and other...
Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
Zach Galifianakis brought the ferns, and President Barack Obama opened a new avenue of presidential communication.
The president urged young people to sign up for the new health care plan through an appearance posted Tuesday on the comic website...