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+ Adobe Inspire Series – Ami Vitale

While working for publications like National Geographic, Time, and Newsweek, and for NGOs like UNICEF and Oxfam, photographer Ami Vitale has found herself shooting in some of the most beautiful, diverse, and dangerous places in the world. ……………………… Director: Dan Cowles Editing: Dana Laman & Matt Notaro Color: Ayumi Ashley Sound Design: Joel Raabe

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+ Christopher Willits | Opening

OPENING is a visual album created by Christopher Willits. It is a 45 min film, an album released on Ghostly International, a series of photo prints, and live performances. OPENING is best described as an experience, designed to inspire a space of peace and expansion. Willits’ music and photographic filmmaking overlap into a kind of […]

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+ Introducing: The New Creatives

Art directors are becoming animators. Print designers are becoming web designers. Illustrators are also photographers and editors who also shoot film. They are the New Creatives, and we are celebrating their work. ……………………… Production Company: MoleculeSF Directors: Maris Curran Editorial: Matt Notaro Color: Ayumi Ashley

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+ Adobe Inspire Series – Bradley G. Munkowitz

A more or less self-taught designer, Bradley G. Munkowitz (his nom de digital)started out in interactive, first making a name for himself with leading-edge and award-winning Flash sites. Some of his early work, often flying under the GMUNK.COM banner, include cult favorites like Mandingo Immortal and Munksterbate, and G-MUNK was a well-known, edgy, and much-loved site in the early days of the […]

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+ Pinterest – Introducing Guided Search

MoleculeSF worked with Pinterest to tell the story of their new Guided Search feature. The creative approach focused on everyday moments of inspiration which lead to delightful and unexpected experiences, guided by Pinterest. ……………………… Production Company: MoleculeSF Directors: Malcolm Pullinger & Mo Gorjestani Producer: Thorsten Hoppenworth Editorial: Ashley Rodholm & Matt Notaro VFX: Matt Notaro […]

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series – Oleg Dou

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. Photographer Oleg Dou is celebrated internationally for his staggeringly unique vision. His focus on artistry and craft is transformative. ……………………… Producers: Maris Curran, […]

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+ Olivari – “The Curve”

One of Five short films made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. As the campaign slogan reads “The Little Things are Everything” — this film follows Robert Darr, a talented Boat maker north of San Francisco as he “preserves his craft.” Agency: 215mccann Production Company: Strike Anywhere Director: Barry Jenkins […]

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+ NIKE ELITE 51 NFL UNIFORM

April 25th Nike and the Minnesota Vikings unveiled the team’s new NFL Nike Elite 51 Uniform design for the 2013 NFL season – a completely integrated system of dress featuring a modern representation of Viking folklore merged with a deeply respected football culture. Nike designers and the NFL worked closely with Vikings athletes, coaches and […]

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+ Adobe Creative Voices – Ben Von Wong

Benjamin Von Wong is the embodiment of a new breed of creative. A self-taught photographer, Von Wong is open to all forms of expression, including video, social, or any other tool that suits his creative needs. He crowd-sources everything from crew to gear, and brings together professionals, friends, and fans alike to help him realize […]

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series – Autofuss

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. With its stunning visual effects and groundbreaking stop-motion technology, Autofuss makes you believe anything is possible. ……………………… Producers: Maris Curran, Dan Cowles Production […]

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+ Olivari – “Grow”

One of Five short films made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. As the campaign slogan reads “The Little Things are Everything” — this film follows Bryant Terry, a vegan soul food chef and author. Agency: 215mccann Production Company: Strike Anywhere Director: Barry Jenkins & Mike Jacobs Producer: Katherine Bruens […]

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+ Olivari – One-Minute Recipe Series

Seven One-Minute recipes made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. Need an idea for dinner tonight? See all seven here. Agency: 215mccann Production Company: Strike Anywhere Director: Barry Jenkins & Mike Jacobs Producer: Katherine Bruens Editor: Matt Notaro

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+ Nike “Bodypaint” with Joanne Gair

To bring this technology to life, Nike partnered with renowned makeup and body paint artist Joanne Gair to interpret this concept artistically. Joanne was a natural collaboration choice, as her passion and attention to detail mirrors Nike’s own obsession over every aspect of craft and design. A three-decade industry leader herself, she is constantly striving […]

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+ Target – Kids Talk Toys

Kids. Toys. Happy Holidays. ……………………… Production: Kontent Films Director: Sam Green Producer: Teri Heyman Editor: Matt Notaro Music: Matt Notaro

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+ Olivari – “Heat”

One of Five short films made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. As the campaign slogan reads “The Little Things are Everything” — this film follows David Patchen, a glass artist whose work is known for its intense colors, intricate detail & meticulous craftsmanship. Agency: 215mccann Production Company: Strike Anywhere […]

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+ Nike KobeVII – Behind the Scenes

Where do you go from the top? You go over the top. The #KobeSystem: Success for the Successful is Kobe’s winning, results-oriented philosophy on how to adapt to succeed. You’re Welcome. ………………….. Production Company: Heist Projects Director: Jordan deBree Producer: Leslie Valentino Editor: Matt Notaro

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+ Olivari – “Bridge”

One of Five short films made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. As the campaign slogan reads “The Little Things are Everything” — this film follows Shirly Miramoto, a musician that explains the importance of performing arts, and explains the details of her instrument, the Japanese Koto. Agency: 215mccann Production […]

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+ THE UTOPIAN IMPULSE at SFMOMA

Part of the “Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area” exhibition at SFMOMA, we worked with San Francisco–based documentary filmmaker Sam Green to create an installation based on his documentary commissioned by SFMOMA. The documentary is a look into several projects related to Fuller and the Bay Area by researching Fuller’s self-curated archive known as the […]

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+ WATERSHED, The Movie

Feature film Executive Produced and Narrated by Robert Redford and Directed by award-winning filmmaker, Mark Decena, WATERSHED tells the story of the threats to the once-mighty Colorado River and offers solutions for the future of the American West. As the most dammed, dibbed, and diverted river in the world struggles to support thirty million people and the peace-keeping […]

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+ Sony PSP Grand Turismo – Teaser

Teaser and Behind the Scenes video promoting the release of Sony Playstation’s new PSP Gran Turismo game. Companion piece documents the white-knuckled-making of Deutsch’s TV spot at Laguna Seca Raceway. ………………….. Production Company: Kontent Films Director: Eric Escobar Producer: Teri Heyman Editor: Matt Notaro

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series – mizo

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. Collaborative photography and design duo take a provocative approach to their unparalleled work in art, fashion, and commerce. ……………………… Producers: Maris Curran, Dan […]

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+ Olivari – “Ring”

One of Five short films made as part of a year-long campaign for Olivari brand olive oil. As the campaign slogan reads “The Little Things are Everything” — this film follows Kristen Muenster, a jewelry maker whose work advocates a sustainable model of quality, heirloom jewelry. Agency: 215mccann Production Company: Strike Anywhere Director: Barry Jenkins […]

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series – Alberto Seveso

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Alberto Seveso embodies creative freedom as a self-taught artist who produces raw, experimental work. Inspiring. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. ……………………… Producers: Maris Curran, Dan Cowles Production Director: […]

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+ Nike Gridiron 7on7 Tournament Training

In early July, eight of the best – and fastest – football teams in the country traveled to Nike World Headquarters in Washington County, Oregon to compete in the 2011 7On Tournament. Check out all of the action, both on and off the field, from the tournament. ………………….. Production Company: Heist Projects Director: Jordan deBree […]

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series: Non-Format

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. Internationally recognized for their art direction, image-making, and custom typography, Non-Format challenges what’s possible with its unique vision. ……………………… Producers: Maris Curran, Dan […]

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+ Adobe CS6 Artist Series: onformative

Inspiring portraits of digital artists and designers from around the world. Part of a six-part series made for Adobe. The series launched with the next major release of their Creative Suite, CS6. At the intersection of technology, design, and emotion, onformativeuses a generative process to create digital experiences that turn traditional design theory on edge. […]

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+ Adobe Momentum

Experience the high-impact ways brands and publishers are engaging their users on tablet and mobile devices using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. See examples of how apps are used in eductation including publications, education content, sales enablement apps, customer engagement content, sports guides and magazines. ……………………… Directors: Maris Curan & Matt Notaro Producer: Teri Heyman VFX: […]