Sunday, July 22, 2018

Smuggler

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Smuggler has signed director Nima Nourizadeh for worldwide commercial representation. Nourizadeh is the filmmaker behind award-winning music videos for artists such as Hot Chip, Lily Allen, Santigold, Chromeo, and Mark Ronson, as well as the international hit feature film Project X,...

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

BBDO New York won agency of the year honors while Smuggler earned the production company of the year mantle, and Henry-Alex Rubin was named the year’s best director at the recently wrapped CICLOPE Festival 2017 in Berlin. All three wins were tied in large part to Sandy Hook Promise’s “Evan,” one...

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Miles Jay first graced the pages of SHOOT’s Directors Series in 2013 when he was included in our Up-and-Coming Directors feature largely on the strength of an interactive short film, Carly’s Cafe, that introduced us to Carly Fleishman, a 17 year old who was diagnosed with...

Thursday, Sep. 14, 2017

While his directorial career continues its ascent, Miles Jay admits his sense of timing could use some help in terms of determining which award show ceremonies to attend. Jay, whose spotmaking/branded content home is production company Smuggler, brought his mom to two award shows--the DGA Awards...

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017

There’s something to be said for zigging while everyone else is zagging. That’s perhaps a lesson learned from Squarespace’s “Calling JohnMalkovich.com” winning the primetime commercial Emmy on Sunday evening (9/10) during the second and concluding night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards weekend...

Monday, Aug. 28, 2017

Director Ben Tricklebank has joined Smuggler for global commercial representation. The multidisciplinary filmmaker--whose work spans interactive films, VR fare, digital experiences and commercials--was formerly at...

Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017

Kathryn Bigelow--the Best Director Oscar winner for The Hurt Locker, which also won Best Picture in 2010--has joined the roster of production house Smuggler for commercials and branded content worldwide.

The Hurt Locker earned a total of nine Academy Award nominations....

Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2017

The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial premiered this evening (6/7) at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. Earning Best in Show distinction were the winners in the Advertising Excellence/Single Commercial and Advertising Excellence/Campaign categories...

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Director Benji Weinstein has joined production company Smuggler. He had previously been handled by Tool of North America for commercials and branded content. 

Among Weinstein’s notable...

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Smuggler has added Björn Rühmann to its directorial roster for worldwide commercial/branded content representation. He was formerly handled by production house Furlined.

Born and raised in Germany, Rühmann is a film director who made his initial industry mark as a creative at TBWA Paris,...

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