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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.
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...
Monday, Sep. 11, 2017
There’s something to be said for zigging while everyone else is zagging. That’s perhaps a lesson learned from Squarespace’s “Calling JohnMalkovich.com” winning the primetime commercial Emmy on Sunday evening (9/10) during the second and concluding night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards weekend...
Monday, Aug. 28, 2017
Director Ben Tricklebank has joined Smuggler for global commercial representation. The multidisciplinary filmmaker--whose work spans interactive films, VR fare, digital experiences and commercials--was formerly at...
Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017
Kathryn Bigelow--the Best Director Oscar winner for The Hurt Locker, which also won Best Picture in 2010--has joined the roster of production house Smuggler for commercials and branded content worldwide.
The Hurt Locker earned a total of nine Academy Award nominations....
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, Jan. 9, 2017
Director Benji Weinstein has joined production company Smuggler. He had previously been handled by Tool of North America for commercials and branded content.
Among Weinstein’s notable...