Anonymous Content is signing directing collective Pantera for commercial and music video representation in the U.S. and the U.K. Comprising filmmaking trio Pato Martinez, Brian Kazez and Francisco Canton, Pantera has directed short films, music videos and commercials for brands including Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Adidas, MTV, Rolling Stone and Converse. The three began working together five years ago, and their collaboration evolved into the Buenos Aires creative studio Pantera&Co, where alongside their own projects, they work with other directors, photographers and producers.
Blink is adding Dutch director Bram Schouw for representation. Schouw first gained recognition in 2005 when his graduation film "Marriage" was selected as the official opening film for the Curta Cinema Festival in Rio. His work includes a film for Fonds GehandicaptenSport, which shows the daily obstacles faced by a disabled athlete and won a Bronze Lion at Cannes 2017. Alongside his commercial work, he has just finished his first feature film, "Broers."
1stAveMachine is signing filmmaker Tucker Bliss to its roster. Brooklyn-based Bliss initially started out in the cutting room at the likes of Whitehouse Post and The Mill before making his move behind the camera. He has worked on projects for Vice, Lucky Charms, the band Hooray for Earth, Google, Samsung, Squarespace, Bumble, Sperry, Microsoft, and Chinese beer brand Tsingtao.
M ss ng P eces is signing Japanese director Mr.Hide to its roster. Hide joins the company from Radical Media. He is best known for his work on the 2009 launch of the Toyota Prius with Saatchi + Saatchi .LA, the launch of Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Mini clothing line with Target, as well as his music videos and films.
Great Guns is adding two directors to its roster, Rollo Hollins and Chris Neal, for international representation. Hollins, based between London and L.A, has shot films, commercials, and music videos for brands such as Samsung, Mercedes, and Epson. Neal has built up a portfolio of commercials, short films and music videos, and his work has been commissioned by brands such as McDonald's and Nissan.
We Are Royale has hired Executive Producer Rhys Demery, who brings nearly 15 years of experience within brand, entertainment, and sports marketing and has worked with such clients as Intel, Jeep, Nike, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA Sports. Most recently, Demery was executive producer at Big Block Content, where he oversaw projects for Under Armour, ESPN, and Ford. Before that, he was executive producer at Loyalkaspar and ModOp, and from 2014 to 2016, he was managing executive producer at Troika.