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Spittn Image Celebrates Director Luther Brown's Emmy Award Nomination; Unveils New Promotional Campaigns for FX’s “AHS” “Mayans” & “Pose”
- Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
Experts in transcending the visual medium, Spittn Image celebrated Director/Choreographer Luther Brown’s Primetime Emmy Award nomination last month in September. The production company also unveiled new promotional print and social media campaigns for long-time client FX Networks, led by Executive/Creative Producer-Founder Melissa Ciampa, along with festival advances for Creative Director/Director Shawnette Heard’s short film, “The Witching Hour.”
A renowned Choreographer, sought after by A-List music artists worldwide, Brown was nominated for a 2019 Emmy Award for his work on the "So You Think You Can Dance" routines: "Juice," "Yummy," and "Bump," each with a striking sense of artistry and storytelling. Brown has collaborated with some of the most prominent artists in the music industry today, including Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Agnez Mo, French Montana, and many more. Read more on their website: https://www.spittnimage.com/indie/luther-brown-emmy-nominated-director
“Being nominated for an Emmy® is a dream come true,” shares Brown. “It’s something that will forever be on my name for which I’m the happiest smurf in the village! The possibilities are endless!“ Brown directs projects via the new Spittn Image Indie division, headed by Heard. The duo has collaborated for many years together, beginning with Brown’s “The DownBeat Project,” where he hired Heard to produce his directorial efforts.
Spittn Image has also produced new print campaigns in partnership with FX Networks, a long-term client, for the much-anticipated "American Horror Story" Season 9, "Mayans" Season 2 and "Pose" Season 2.
Fresh off of her "Award of Merit" win at the Best Shorts Competition, Shawnette Heard celebrates another selection for her short film "The Witching Hour." A Spittn Image Production directed by Heard, written by Lucia Tarantino, and executive produced by Melissa Ciampa, the film is an official selection of The Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles and explores an important, personal experience of the writer Tarantino. View the trailer for the "The Witching Hour" below or here.
“I am truly honored and excited to see Spittn Image grow and expand with these special projects,” concludes Shawnette Heard. “To have our dream realized with such a talented team, and celebrate Luther Brown’s Emmy Award nomination is the icing on the cake. Excited for what’s to come with us here at Spittn Image.”
Promotional Campaigns Credits
Promotional Print Campaigns for: “American Horror Story” Season 9, “Mayans” Season 2, “Pose” Season 2: FX Network: President of Marketing & On-Air Promotions: Stephanie Gibbons; EVP, Production and Special Projects: Kenna McCabe; SVP, Print Design: Todd Heughens; VP, Production & Programming: Julie Graham; VP, Production & Special Projects: Elizabeth Knight; VP, Print Design: Michael Brittain; Director, Production & Special Projects Stephanie Machado; Director, Print Design: Keath Moon; Director, Print Design: Todd Russell; Director, Print Design: Rob Wilson; Director, Production & Special Projects: Stephanie Machado; Senior Print Designer: Johnny Salinas; Print Designer: Sarin Markarian; Print Designer: Antoin Huynh; Senior Production Manager, Print Design: Lisa LeJeune; Senior Manager, Print Design: Laura Handy; Production Artist, Print Design: Phillip Agrusa; “AHS 1984 Key Art” Photographer Frank Ockenfels; “AHS” - Gallery – Photographer Kurt Iswarienko; “Pose” Photographer Pari Dukovic; “Mayans”: Photographer James Minchin Promotional Social Media Campaigns for “American Horror Story” Season 9/“Mayans” Season 2: Manager, Production & Special Projects: Jordan Zavaleta; Producer: Iaian Smallwood Spittn Image: Executive Producer/Producer : Melissa Ciampa (“AHS,” “Pose”); Producer: Cassia Hoffman (“Mayans”)
About Spittn Image
Spittn Image was founded by Executive/Creative Producer Melissa Ciampa and is co-headed by Creative Director/Director Shawnette Heard. Experts in producing truly integrated campaigns and shooting branded content projects for a variety of clients, Spittn Image is oftentimes called on to complete the theatrical, broadcast and print components of a launching campaign. The Spittn Image team finds and partners with reputable Directors and Still Photographers in the execution of films and music videos, as well as emerging and established music artists from all walks of life, choosing the right talent for each project. The company’s new division Spittn Image Indie, created by Heard, is geared towards independent storytellers and brings to life compelling narratives with humble budgets and a desire for great quality and visuals. The Spittn Image team aligns its passion for the arts with a commitment to giving back to the community, with a series of projects embedded with a strong social cause.