Artists Floria Sigismondi and Alice Glass team up to create this stunning video for the former front woman of Crystal Castles and her new solo release. A symbolic journey taking us on through a garden of beauty and darkness , fragility and strength. Bravo Floria! Produced by FADER, read the article and interview with Floria Sigismondi here.
We're a lucky numero 3 this year at the AICP's! Pet Gorilla's innovative films for Van's 50th anniversary directed by Reza Rasoli won in the Design category & director Joris Debeij's impactful collaboration with Jet Blue to produce the stunt "Fly Babies" won in Cause! And once again, Squeak E Clean music dominates in the music category winning the award for Best Original Music for Kenzo! (In addition to a Cannes Gold Lion!) Congrats, its time to party!
Two of our favorite things in the world , Gucci and director Floria Sigismondi of Believe Media combined forces to create this breathtaking film for Gucci Holiday. Also for those of you that can't get enough (like us) don't miss the BTS on Gucci's Instagram Stories. Link to film and Link to BTS shots here!
Very excited to welcome Cadence Films to the Salon roster! Let us introduce you to this incredible array of artists and storytellers whose visionary work has made them a go-to production destination for both the advertising and entertainment industries, Completely mesmerized by their work! Expect to see lots of them soon!
We're over the moon with our newest partners in production, The Royal Budapest Film Company!
Director Justin Reardon and Executive Producer Norman Reiss have launched R.B.F.C with production offices in Budapest and Los Angeles and are tapped into the best resources in both film centers. Curious about Hungarian production and history in film? Check out the fun Film Culture facts.
Justin Readon's work both during his years as an agency creative and as a commercial and feature film director have amassed almost every noteworthy award in our industry. His style of comedic storytelling, blending bold performances and well defined characters along with a sweeping visual style is standout, memorable, and highly entertaining!
The always inspirational Floria Sigismondi of Believe Media is a participant in this year's Nuit Blanche Toronto. Her film " Pneuma", or "Breath of life" is a meditative consideration of the many shifts and morphings that accompany and represent our lives as human beings. "It bloomed," Sigismondi tells us, "from a walking dream that unlocked something boundless and idyllic from my unconscious."
For more information on the exhibit check it out HERE!
The wizards at Pet Gorilla, along with Droga5 and HBO helped launch "Into HBO", a brilliant social gaming campaign allowing fans to delve deep down the "rabbit hole" of Instagram, answering trivia along the way in hopes of a prize trip to Comic-con. The popular social platform was an ideal host for this one of a kind experience for new and old fans alike. This impressive and ground-breaking project allows one to interact with the brand on one of the hottest platforms today.
For more information, check out the article in AdWeek!
We are delighted to announce that Academy Award winning director and cinematographer extraordinaire Guillermo Navarro is now on the roster at Believe Media for exclusive commercial representation! Navarro brings an immense amount of incomparable experience from working behind camera on everything from massive films to celebrated indies.
He has garnered many awards including an Independent Spirit Award, Goya Award, Golden Frog Cameraimage Award, NY Critics Circle, Mexico Ariel, and BAFTA Nominations.
Check out this article on SHOOTONLINE!
Have you ever wanted to see a sheep shave a man eating cereal? An elder woman eat from a bag, held by a horse? Then you are in luck! These are just a few of the oddly funny scenarios depicted in the new Tiny Toast ads by supreme Pet Gorilla director Luc Schurgers. Check out all the spots in ADWEEK. Wacky, twisted, fun!
"The Emotional Factory" is a breathtaking spot director by Gabriel Nobrega of Lobo. Created for Caixa Cultural, the animated piece includes several references to folk art & cultural traditions from the unique regions around brazil.
A marvelous combination of 3D and model sets filmed in studio. All camera moves were done inside the scale model they built, while the characters, machines, and props were created in CG. The look is wonderfully uncommon, lively, and textural.
The Salon roster came home from Cannes 2016 with Lions O'plenty! We are proud and touched by these deserved spots, executed brilliantly and full of heart.
Believe Media, had 3 directors who’s work took major honors: Incredible story teller Alex Feil’s heartfelt spot “Coming Home” for Edeka won a Grand Prix and 3 Bronze Lions! Bruno Aveillan won a total of 6 Lions for his masterful Road Safety Campaigns. And, director Xaviar Dolan’s sensational music video “Hello” for Adele also took home a Bronze Lion! See all 3 pieces of winning work here!
Our design, animation, and VFX masters Lobo won a whopping 11 Lions this year! Lobo gained 3 Lions for their piece “Autism Speaks” and 8 Lions for "Endless Possibilities", their global print and film campaign for Getty Images. We cannot gush enough about their artistry!
WELL DONE TO ALL!
More exciting updates from Salon! We have signed the outstanding Brazil and US based creative studio Lobo! Originating in brazil and expanding their business to cater to markets across Latin America, Europe and the USA, they have recently opened a studio in NYC under the creative direction of Guilherme Marcondes. We are proud to be a part of their North American development!
Lobo is wholeheartedly devoted to moving images. They are pros in stop motion, 2D, 3D, VFX and live action. Collecting many awards along the way from D&D, The One Show, Cannes Lions and the Art Directors Club to list a few. A collective of high level artists with incomparable skill, there is not much competition when it comes to the imaginative work of the Lobo team. Their work transports you and we cannot wait to journey with them.