“This is the best food photographer on the planet, you don’t want anyone else. He will work with you and is a great partner.”—Creative Director Charles Zunda, Owner of Zunda Group, LLC Colin Cooke’s unique look and lighting for food presentation is so good that Newman’s Own, Inc., tracked him down after seeing an earlier campaign for California Pizza Kitchens.
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.
Bring out the Hellmann’s and you bring out the best in expert food photographer Colin Cooke and his new “Hellmann’s Makes It Simple” campaign for the iconic brand. Wunderman Thompson and Unilever love Colin’s refreshing approach to food photography and have brought him back for a repeat performance on social media.
Lifestyle photographer and director Dennis Welsh produced stills and a 30-second spot for a National Grid legacy campaign. Dennis and his team—working with Melissa Tobin, Smart Energy & Connected Solutions Marketing— thoughtfully conveyed the bold move National Grid is taking by putting customers and the environment first. Delivering smart, clean, affordable energy to homes and businesses in the Northeastern United States and the UK is at the heart of the action.
Award-winning Blue Sky CGI continues to revolutionize the transportation industry with an exciting new autonomous vehicle that will ferry future commuters. Fisker ORBIT—an electronic, connected and driverless shuttle for smart cities, public airports, campuses and other geo-fenced routes is set to revolutionize transportation for congestion-free mobility.
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.
Raising awareness about animal cruelty, Claudio Napolitano, master photographer of light and artistic vision, has won Graphis Gold for his work on PETA’s shocking protest campaign “Who Is the Real Animal?”.
Allscripts patient technology makes all things possible, especially in this fluid 60-second broadcast video, internet and print campaign from award-winning film director Peter Rodger. Produced by Chris Lettley and EP Jim Evans of production company Untitled and working with creatives of Digitas Health New York, Peter captures the power and importance of Allscripts technology for caregivers and their patients facing critical situations with deep admiration and compassion in every cinematic image.
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.
They say it’s always better the second time around. InterCommunications, Inc., can attest to that feeling when President/Creative Director Toni Alexander and Account Executive Danni Best returned to Peninsula Papagayo on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica to explore the ultimate member hideaway Prieta Beach Club with favorite lifestyle photographer and director Kevin Steele.
Blue Sky CGI delivers continuity with grace and motion in their latest campaign for Fiji Airways and a new fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The award-winning Blue Sky team of artists and programmers was asked to produce a 30-second TVC spot along with eight companion hi-res stills of the cabin interiors.
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.
We are so proud to announce we have brought Chicago-based photographer and director Andy Goodwin into the Truppe fold. “Andy knows how to connect with people to create simple, beautiful moments of truth for powerful storytelling, and we want only the best for our clients on every project,” says Doug.
Mohammed V Foundation—established by His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco, in 1999, provides humanitarian relief to victims of natural disasters as well as welcoming home Moroccan nationals who live abroad. Working with NGO programs and ready with food support, social programs, cultural activity and education, the foundation is guided by its motto, “Ready To Help The Needy.” Award-winning director Peter Rodger understands the human condition.
Vision meets talent meets truth when it comes to Walter Smith signature style of natural storytelling, whether it’s portraiture, lifestyle or documentary. His people are believable, you feel as though you know them—maybe from a party, the work place, the neighborhood—you recognize their experiences.
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.
The BOOM team is at again having a lively time with their fabulous furry creatures for a series of BOOM Holiday Greeting Cards. From concept to final print, these lovable characters were sculpted and modeled using Zbrush and Maya.
Recently Eastern Maine Health Systems rebranded itself to become Northern Light Health. Director/Brand & Marketing Creative Jonathan Hutter and Lead Writer/Brand & Marketing Chris Facchini of Eastern Maine Health wanted their story out there—a story of the many services, compassion, care and commitment Northern Light Health provides to Maine’s central, eastern and northern communities. They turned to a tried-and-trusted storyteller who knows and understands the landscape and the people of Maine very well—photographer Dennis Welsh.
Peter Rodger knows how to captivate an audience. An award-winning international director and photographer, he is always evolving and looking for new and fascinating ways to engage us with realism in people, places, ideas and performances.
Ad agencies love directors of photography who are innovative, keep up, take initiative and can visualize what clients’ want even before they know themselves. That pretty much describes David Westphal and his unique brand of automotive storytelling. David loves a challenge and enjoys the exploration process.
Intercommunications, Inc., wanted a strong photographer for a lifestyle campaign that required imagination for an evolving project for client Edge-on-Hudson. They knew Kevin Steele was the ideal choice to create scenes of active lifestyle from the casual to the epic.
When two experts in the mechanics of motion come together you can’t help but get perfection. Giannini Creative and Firestone brought the best of their skills together for a new advertising campaign for the Firestone Destination A/T Special Edition Camo Tire.
GM Certified Service is top of the line for vehicle maintenance and repair. The GM experts wanted to bring a fresh new look to their repair services and that meant tapping into the vision of another expert, automotive lifestyle photographer and director David Westphal .
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.