Monday, August 21, 2017

Washington Square Films

Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017

Carrie Stett--who recently earned inclusion in this year’s SHOOT New Directors Showcase on the strength of her heartwarming “A Caring Chorus” piece for Kleenex--has secured her first career commercial production house representation, joining the directorial roster of Washington Square...

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

Director Christopher Gruse has joined NY-based Washington Square Films for U.S representation. His credits include campaigns for such automotive brands as Infiniti, Acura, Honda, Ford, Lincoln and Chevy. The director’s “Speed Dating” spot for Mustang made a major viral mark, amassing more than...

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

Directing duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks) of NY-based Washington Square Films takes a literal approach to the laughable scents for top men’s shower gels in this humorous new campaign for Dollar Shave Club’s new line of body wash, Wanderer. The spots take on common stereotypes of...

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Last month director Alma Har’el--who’s on the rosters of Epoch Films in the U.S. and B-Reel Films in the U.K.--launched Free The Bid, an initiative designed to put female directors more consistently in the running for commercials and branded content projects. A Free The Bid website (click...

Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016

Washington Square Films (WSF) has signed "New York Times Director to Watch" Alison Klayman for her first commercial representation. Named on a NYT list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40, Klayman’s debut feature documentary, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, was...

Friday, Apr. 1, 2016

The South By Southwest Film Festival is a place for world premieres—and for that matter the debut of major directorial talent. Testament to the latter is SHOOT 's Directors Series in which our rundown of Up-And-Coming Directors, Spring edition, introduces us to Kasra Farahani, whose...

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Washington Square Films directing duo Ben/Dave (Ben Hurst and Dave Thomas) amplify a routine Saturday night to kingpin status in the :60 “Crushing the Competition” for Bowlmor AMF out of Concept Farm, NY. The trick-filled spot mimics a television infomercial and features bowling pro Jason...

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Washington Square Films has signed directing duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks) for their first commercial representation. The twosome has already co-directed three music videos with the support of Washington Square Films, including videos for...

Friday, Jun. 26, 2015

Homestead, a NYC-based creative boutique providing production, editorial and design talent and resources, has added a pair of directing teams: DUO (consisting of Carey Hollinger and Scott Betty); and NOMADS (...

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2015

Director Braden King has rejoined Washington Square Films (WSF). Already since returning to WSF, he has helmed a digital short for Coca-Cola, which was featured on the brand’s webpage and across the Internet. North Ward Park showcases the innovative ways...