Photographer and director Walter Smith loves people-watching, and documenting them is what he does best. The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in people and the human intellect, body and spirit. Walter’s appealing portraiture of real people in authentic settings was the ideal way to tell their story in book project, Long Story Short.
Giannini Creative has been up to some very cool product advertising recently, breathing life and fun fashion into something old, and now new again. Working with BBDO Chicago, Giannini Creative produced a new campaign for a fashionable bag collection from the special collaboration between Japanese lifestyle brand BEAM Couture and venerable 50-year-old Ziploc resealable plastic bags.
Lifestyle director and photographer Scott Montgomery’s current series of broadcast spots and companion stills for Bearpaw, iconic North American footwear brand, are continuity in action. Four 15-second spots have been in strong network rotation and Times Square since the fall and will continue through Spring of 2019. Produced on location in Raleigh/Durham North Carolina, Scott captures a range of "anywhere America” that fits Bearpaw’s demographic perfectly.
Photographer/director Jim Purdum has the expertise and confidence to be flexible on an ever-evolving TV-shoot schedule. Always a step ahead, he gets the concepts, takes initiative and runs with it for spontaneous and authentic moments. Shooting alongside a TV motion crew as they were filming in Los Angeles over a two-day period, Jim shot the still campaign “Timeless” with agency Digitas LBi for client Pittsburgh Paint Group (PPG) to showcase a broad product line of quality paint colors.
Photographer/director Jim Purdum can envision a concept and bring it to life the way clients want it to be seen and felt. Amazon Advertising and Stanley/Black & Decker (SBD) came to Jim for a Winter Holiday 2018 campaign because they knew he would present SBD products with the star treatment they deserved in an authentic way.
JDA, Inc. got the dream job to design logo, do packaging, point-of- purchase display and even help name the new Canon IVY Mini Portable Printer. JDA, Inc. reached out to Jim Purdum for his refreshing artistic input and expertise to tell the story of the new portable+pocket-sized photo printer catering to a youthful lifestyle.
Friends, this isn't a confessional, but we need to unpack! For the last six months we’ve been glamping (minus the tents, plus the golf membership) in a series of simply delectable five-star resorts dotted along the bright blue Pacific. So take a moment (namaste) and live vicariously through this vacay-inducing highlight reel, featuring the understated Auberge Collection and the unabashed pop sensibilities of the W Hotel.
Opioid abuse is currently a raging epidemic in the US, and our hearts go out to the people with family and loved ones dealing with this addiction. Vegar Abelsnes and his team were honored to have been a part of such a compassionate and honest campaign, and one that can actually really help people.
Welcome to the world of Virtual Reality from our masters of the realm, Venture Visuals. When it came to creating content for the Coors Light XP app, the decision to use VR was particularly appropriate, as their forward-looking program grants super fans exclusive access to the people, places and gear they love
The West Coast is alive and well, as seen here. “Hidden Gems” is a series of short films for Visit California (over 16 million impressions in the first month!) produced by phenom Director Tom Kranzle and the stellar team at Venture Visuals.
With the unveiling of SpeedX Leopard, the single most-funded bike campaign on Kickstarter, a new face in cycling was born. Watch the follow-up Venture Visuals produced for SpeedX Unicorn, where they looped in a pair of pro-am maniacs, drenched the duo in black, turned up the music and documented a race-level performance of Strava-esque delight.
Sporting a first-ever 10-speed transmission and a fearsome aluminum shell, the 2017 Ford F-150 is a wake-up call to every full-size truck out there. Ford turned to Venture Visuals to put this capable beast through its paces both on and off-road in Moab, Utah. With a dazzling new truck and a small arsenal of camera equipment, they were turning heads and tackling serious terrain, even with a trailer in tow.
Today, women’s cycling is the biggest growth sport, and the team at commercial production company Venture Visuals, with Director Tom Kranzle at the helm, has been at the forefront for spreading the message of empowerment to women looking to find a voice through physical activity and self care.
“Actually, I can” is the mantra behind Liv Cycling’s new video campaign focusing on the stories of women who have overcome their self-doubt and achieved strength of mind and body. Director Tom Kranzle and his team at Venture Visuals had the pleasure of working with Liv on 31 of these stories that send a message of encouragement throughout their community.
With over 8 million views after four days and 22 million views after two weeks Poby’s video for Asphalt Green’s new AG6 workout has gone viral. What has made this success even sweeter for Poby is the longstanding relationship he has with the non-profit organization dedicated to bringing sports to their communities.
In this hysterical spot for Dollar Shave Club, the Venture Visuals team captured real-life DSC staffers as the ran around their Marina Del Rey headquarters showing us tricks to “easily” change your razor blade.
Take a trip with Jim Purdum to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.