Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

Director Nina Holmgren has landed her first U.S. representation, joining SMUGGLER for commercials and music videos. SMUGGLER additionally handles Danish filmmaker Holmgren internationally, with the exception of Denmark, Sweden and Norway where she continues to be repped by production house Bacon...

Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

The inaugural Clio Storytelling for Good Award was bestowed upon BBDO New York for its “Back to School Essentials” film for Sandy Hook Promise. The presentation of the award was made by Clio and the Brand Storytelling organization during an event on Thursday (1/23) at the Sundance Film Festival...

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

Comedy writer and director Lucy Forbes has joined SMUGGLER for worldwide commercial representation.

The London-based filmmaker found breakout success with the darkly comedic coming of age story, In My Skin, for the BBC and went on to serve as lead director on season 2 of UK...

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Directing duo rubberband.--comprised of New Yorkers Jason Filmore Sondock and Simon Davis--has signed with SMUGGLER for worldwide representation spanning commercials, branded content and music videos. Recently rubberband. has taken the award show circuit by storm winning honors at the 1.4 Awards...

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

Music video auteur Allie Avital has signed with Smuggler for worldwide commercial representation. Smuggler will also handle the New York-born and raised director for music videos. She had formerly been repped by Partizan.

Earlier this year, Avital’s “Quarrel” video for Moses Sumney won...

Friday, Mar. 1, 2019

Smuggler has added Megan Campbell as its UK head of sales. Prior to joining Smuggler, Campbell most recently served as talent manager for the creative collective Working Not Working, spearheading outreach efforts across the US, UK, and Europe. 

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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Smuggler has signed director Nima Nourizadeh for worldwide commercial representation. Nourizadeh is the filmmaker behind award-winning music videos for artists such as Hot Chip, Lily Allen, Santigold, Chromeo, and Mark Ronson, as well as the international hit feature film Project X,...

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...

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Miles Jay first graced the pages of SHOOT’s Directors Series in 2013 when he was included in our Up-and-Coming Directors feature largely on the strength of an interactive short film, Carly’s Cafe, that introduced us to Carly Fleishman, a 17 year old who was diagnosed with...

Thursday, Sep. 14, 2017

While his directorial career continues its ascent, Miles Jay admits his sense of timing could use some help in terms of determining which award show ceremonies to attend. Jay, whose spotmaking/branded content home is production company Smuggler, brought his mom to two award shows--the DGA Awards...

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