US Creative Department: Featuring Mekanism, DDB New York, Anomaly and more

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Mekanism: The North Face 'Train For'

Brand: The North Face

Title: Train For

Agency: Mekanism

Agency Website:

CEO/President: Jason Harris

ECD: Tommy Means

ACD: Joe Beutel

Art Director: Sean Grimes

Additional Credits: Executive Producer: Kati Haberstock

Producer: Danielle Soper

Managing Director: Michael Zlatoper

Director Brand Management: Anna Boyarski

Senior Brand Manager: Luke Welch

Head of Strategy: Eric Zuncic

Brand Strategist: Chike Onuorah

Production Company: Farm League

EP: Tim Lynch

Head of Production: Michael Pizzo

Line Producer: Scott Ballew

Director: Tim Wheeler

Director of Photography: August Thurmer

Editorial Company: Whitehouse Post

Post Producer: Jonlyn Williams

Editor: Lucas Spaulding

Assistant Editor: Brad Dupuie

Music Composition: Travis and Maude- Dave Wittman

Sound Design: One Union Recording- Andy Greenberg

Color: Spy Post- Chris Martin

Published: April 2015

BBDO New York: Sheba 'Snap, Peel, Slurp, Purr'

Brand: Sheba

Title: Snap, Peel, Slurp, Purr

Agency: BBDO New York

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide: David Lubars

Chief Creative Officer, New York: Greg Hahn

EVP, Executive Creative Director: Joyce Pedretti

EVP, Executive Creative Director: Lauren Cohen

Senior Art Director: Adam Ward

Copy Writer: Joe Nelms

Additional Credits: Executive Digital Producers: Eric Berg & Kristin Tomborello

Digital Producer: Olivia Boutcher

EVP, Senior Account Director: Mark Mulhern

SVP, Account Director: Sally Nathans

Account Manager: Lauren Stillo

Account Executive: Rachel Greenlee

SVP, Group Planning Director: Crystal Rix

Senior Engagement Planner: Sean Stogner

Production & Editorial Company: Decon

Executive Producer: Misha Louy

Executive Producer: Ian Blain

Director/Editor: Eriq Wities

Music Composition/Final Mix: Ramon Wesselink

Line Producer: Kent Feuerring

Supervising Post Producer: Cynthia Angel

Post Producer: M. Shane Dolly

Published: April 2015

Periscope: Trolli 'Sour Bite Crawler Minis' and 'Feed Your Sour Tooth'

Brand: Trolli

Titles: Sour Bite Crawler Minis and Feed Your Sour Tooth

Agency: Periscope, Minneapolis, MN

Agency Website:

Creative Director: Rob Peichel

Copywriter: John Sullivan

Art Directors: Justin Davis, Jen Neis

Additional Credits: Agency: Producer: Kelly Farley

Production Company: Central Films North

Director: Rodrigo Garcia Saiz

DP: Beto Casillas

EP/Producer: John Barreiro

Post Production: Whitehouse

Editor: Brian Gannon

Assistant Editor: Frank Sigwarth

Post Producer: Caitlin Morris

Executive Post Producer: Kristin Banstetter

Colorists: Wes Waldron, Rob Winfield

VFX: Zoic Studios

VFX Executive Creative Director: Chris Jones

VFX Supervisor: Ryan McDougal

VFX Art Director: Nadar Husseini

VFX Producer: Nicolas Vassil

VFX EP: Matt Thunell

VFX Head of Production: Ian Unterreiner

Music Company: Echo Boys

Music Producer: Sara Davidson

Composers: Tom Lecher, Alex Berglund

Mixer: Chris Bartles

Published: April 2015

Peck & Company: Hapi Smile 'Smile Water Packaging'

Brand: Hapi Smile

Title: Smile Water Packaging

Agency: Peck & Company

Agency Website:

Creative Director: Benji Peck

Art Director: Benji Peck

Copywriter: Benji Peck, Rex Runyeon

Photographer: Neely Tabor

Additional credits: Additional Design by Rex Runyeon

Published: Late 2014

Mullen: Century 21 'Moved by Moving'

Brand: Century 21

Title: Moved by Moving

Agency: Mullen

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer: Mark Wenneker

Executive Creative Director: Tim Vaccarino

Executive Creative Director: Dave Weist

Creative Director: Jon Ruby

Junior Art Director: Michael Walsh

Junior Copywriter: Evelynne Scholnick

Additional Credits: Executive Director of Integrated Production: Liza Near

Director of Broadcast Production: Zeke Bowman

Executive Art Producer: Shawn Smith

Producer: Eric Skvirsky

Account Supervisor: Molly Galler

Artist: Elizabeth Corkery

Editor: Nick Brecken

Animator: Chris Zuppa

Animator: Eric Ko

Published: April 2015

Anomaly: Pure Leaf 'Follow the Leaf'

Brand: Pure Leaf

Title: Follow the Leaf

Agency: Anomaly

Agency Website:

Executive Creative Director: Eric Segal

Creatives: Jane Cronk, Ben Dean

Creative Directors: Fabian Berglund, Ida Gronblom

Additional Credits: Producer: Kennedy Davey

Business Director: Agnes Fischer

Account Director: Sacha Zivanovic

Production Company: Aspekt

Directors: Alphabetical Order

Executive Producer: Kim Buisson

Line Producer: Sophia Björkman

Director of Photography: Crille Forsberg

Editorial: Consulate

Editor: Peter Johnson

Asst Editor(s): Jeremy Huff + John Filmore

Executive Producer: Alan Lopez

Sound Mix: audioEngine

Sound Engineer: Carl Mandelbaum

Executive Producer: Jessica Poland

Producer: Molly Burke

Music: Shout It Out Loud Music


Executive Producer: Camila De Biaggi

Producer: Rhonda Moore

Creative Director: Alex Lovejoy

Senior VFX Supervisor: Aleksandar Djordjevic

VFX Team: Charles Quinn, Jesse Speer, Craig Sylvester, Chris West

Grade: MPC NY

Colorist: Adrian Seery

Published: April 2015

Leo Burnett Business: Avis 'What Drives You'

Brand: Avis

Title: What Drives You

Agency: Leo Burnett Business

Agency Website:

Ad or Campaign: What Drives You

Creative Director: Gene Campanelli

Creative Director: Peter Powell

Art Director: EJ Lee

Copywriter: Noel Nickol

Additional Credits: Producer: Rondell Wescott

Production Company: Variable

Production Company: Point Blank

Managing Account Director: Jenny Clark

Account Director: Emily Castelli

Sr. Account Executive: Alex Vetrano

Director: John Bregel, Bess Kargman – Variable

Director: Chris Floyd – Point Blank

Music Co: Junto Sounds

Music Co: Dustin O’Halloran

Editor: Eric Argiro, Andrew Doga – Union

Post/FX: The Mill

Published: February 2015

DDB New York: Cotton Incorporated 'It's Time to Talk Favorites'

Brand: Cotton Incorporated

Title: It's Time to Talk Favorites

Agency: DDB, New York

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer: Icaro Doria

Creative Director: Cassandra Anderson

Associate Creative Director: Marilyn Kam

Additional Credits: Head of Broadcast Production: Ed Zazzera

Executive Producer: Teri Altman

Manager, Art Buying Group: Jane Piampiano

Account Director: Debbie Broda

Management Supervisor: Lauren Solomon

Assistant Account Executive: Kaine Cahill

Brand Planning Director: Jennifer Fox

Production Company: Serial Pictures Los Angeles

Director: Chiara Clemente

Executive Producer: Violaine Etienne

Head of Production: Peter Fitzgerald

Producer: Terri Shafirov

Production Supervisor: Matthew Ayriss

Editorial: Arcade NY

Editor: Jen Dean

Assistant Editor: Laurel Smoliar

Post Producer: Cecilia Melton

Executive Producer: Sila Soyer

Still Photography: Hello Artists

Photographer: Brigitte Sire

Producer: William Carducci

Published: April 2015

BBDO NY: AT&T 'Tourists'

Brand: AT&T/Tribeca Film Festival

Title: Tourists

Agency: BBDO New York

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide: David Lubars

Chief Creative Officer, New York: Greg Hahn

Executive Creative Director: Matt MacDonald

Senior Creative Director: John LaMacchia

Senior Creative Director: Simon Foster

Associate Creative Director: Geoff Proud

Senior Art Director: Will Holmes

Additional Credits: Group Executive Producer: Julie Collins

Executive Producer: Alex Gianni

Producer: Gillian Burkley

Managing Director: Mark Cadman

Senior Director: Brian Nienhaus

Account Director: Gati Curtis

Account Executive: Sigourney Hudson - Clemons

Production Company: O-Positive

Director: Brian Billow

DP: Joe Zizzo

Executive Producer: Ralph Laucella

Executive Producer: Marc Grill

Producer: JD Davison

Edit House: Mackenzie Cutler

Producer: Sasha Hirshfeld

Editor: Ryan Steele

Assistant Editor: Jean Taylor

Color Correction: Company 3

Colorist: Tim Masick

VFX: Schmigital

Flame Artist: Jim Hayhow

Flame Asst: Joseph Miller

Published: April 2015

McCann Lima: Pornhub 'Watch porn, save your life'

Brand: Pornhub

Title: Watch porn, save your life

Agency: McCann, Lima, Peru

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officers: Mauricio Fernández-Maldonado, Nicolás Romanó

Copywriters: Mario Anchorena, Victor Luna

Art Director: Julio Silva

Additional Credits: Account Director: Mirjana Slavkovic

Production Director: Luis Cisneros

Production Company: Patria

Post-production: Tosta

Audio producer: La Cueva

Published: April 2015

Havas Worldwide NY: Dos Equis 'Dos de Mayo 2015 -- The Biggest Saturday Ever'

Brand: Dos Equis

Title: Dos de Mayo 2015 -- The Biggest Saturday Ever

Agency: Havas Worldwide NY

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer: Jason Peterson

Group ECD/Managing Director: Jason Musante

Executive Creative Director: Jim Hord

Creative Director: Paul Fix

Copywriter: Andrew Niemira

Art Director: Melissa Stammer

Additional Credits: Global Chief Content Officer: Vin Farrell

Co-Head of Production: Dave Evans

Co-Head of Production: Sylvain Tron

Executive Producer: Jill Meschino

Producer: Matt Sausmer

Director of Business Affairs: Cathy Pitegoff

Business Manager: Janet Wollman

Senior Talent Specialist: Yvette Aponte

Group Account Director: Chris Budden

Account Director: Jamie Sundheim

Account Executive: Jenny Maughan

Production Company: Rockstar Films

Director: Mike G

Producer: Michael Prall

Editorial + Post Production: Studio 6

VFX Supervisor /Flame Artist: Johnny Starace

Editor: Bryan Wetzel

Executive Producer: Melati Pohan

Producer: Dorian Douglass

Published: April 2015

Lapiz: Chicago Latino Film Festival 'Bacon Subtitles'

Brand: Chicago Latino Film Festival

Title: Bacon Subtitles

Agency: LAPIZ, USA

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer: Laurence Klinger Executive Creative Director: Fabio Seidl

Copywriter: Roberto Luque

Art Directors: Alexis Budejen, Ricardo Vallejo

Additional Credits: Executive Producer: Aldo Gagliardi

Producer: Bobby Gruenberg

Production Company: Deboka Films

Director: Eduardo Cintron

Editors: Niko Films Uruguay, Jonny Arcila

Music: Earhole

Finish House: Filmworkers

Account Director: Annette Fonte

Account Supervisor: Rina Herrero

Published: April 2015

Chen Design Associates: Venus Spirits 'Wayward Whiskey Logo & Packaging'

Brand: Venus Spirits

Title: Wayward Whiskey Logo & Packaging

Agency: Chen Design Associates

Agency Website:

Creative Director: Joshua C. Chen

Art Directors: Jon Campbell, Max Spector

Designers: Ryan Bosse, Max Spector

Additional credits: Ryan Bosse (logo) / Max Spector (packaging)

Published: 2014

Tribu DDB: Walmart 'Healthy Shopping Cart'

Brand: Walmart

Title: Healthy Shopping Cart

Agency: Tribu DDB, Costa Rica

Agency Website:

Chief Creative Officer: Ricardo Mendoza

Creative Directors: Felipe Aguilar, Josafat Padilla

General Account Manager: Alejandro Boccaletti

Account Director: Verónica Curling

Photographer: Ricardo Quirós

Additional credits: Full Fierros, Fusión Digital, José Pablo Huertas, Alonso Cortés, Federico Basagoitia

Published: March 2015

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