AKKURAT Studios makes ‘pointe’ in Benz campaign

Ballerina is the latest film created by Antoni Garage for the luxury Mercedes Benz’ iconic SUV model. In Mercedes Benz’s latest spot, directed by AKKURAT Studios’ Francisco Sendino for Antoni Garage, the film opens treating viewers to a beautiful ballet performance. It’s not long before the dance transitions and takes everyone on an exciting, wild … Continue reading “AKKURAT Studios makes ‘pointe’ in Benz campaign”

Execs from Energy BBDO, AKKURAT, Hue & Cry and MAS offer thoughts on Super Bowl ads

Amid Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ systematic dismantling of the Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes during Super Bowl LV, a few commercials aired. A total of 57 to be exact. At $5.5 million per 30 seconds. USA Today’s Ad Meter ranked Rocket Mortgage and Tracy Morgan as the top one and two. … Continue reading “Execs from Energy BBDO, AKKURAT, Hue & Cry and MAS offer thoughts on Super Bowl ads”

AKKURAT welcomes Amber Grace Johnson to roster

London & Los Angeles-based creative company Object & Animal and Berlin-based creative label AKKURAT Studios have announced American director Amber Grace Johnson is joining AKKURAT for exclusive representation in Germany. A pragmatic upshot of the two companies’ close working relationship, the announcement is made jointly by Object & Animal UK & US heads Dominic Thomas, … Continue reading “AKKURAT welcomes Amber Grace Johnson to roster”

AKKURAT Studios produces non-medical face masks

LA- and Berlin-based production company AKKURAT Studios is now producing non-medical face masks for purchase. The company founded by director Andreas Roth and Executive Producer Rocco Kopecny, has now dedicated itself to raising funds to help those on the frontlines of the coronavirus COVID-19 battle. “The Coronavirus will primarily affect those who are already experiencing … Continue reading “AKKURAT Studios produces non-medical face masks”

REEL WOMEN: Ivana Bobic, Director for AKKURAT

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” AKKURAT Studios talent Ivana Bobic is … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Ivana Bobic, Director for AKKURAT”

AKKURAT Studios officially opens its doors

Award-winning director Andreas Roth and executive producer Daniel “Rocco” Kopecny have launched AKKURAT Studios, a newfangled, international creative collective and production company hybrid. With more than a decade of advertising experience, founders and filmmakers Roth and Kopecny will respectively serve as creative director and managing director of the fledgling label.  The German business partners will lead the … Continue reading “AKKURAT Studios officially opens its doors”

The-Artery introduces freedom-centric dance, ‘Boundaries’

Multi-award-winning creative company The-Artery has collaborated with internationally-acclaimed choreographer Avihai Haham and award-winning composer and musician Tomer Biran to create a visionary, ultra-modern dance film entitled Boundaries Directed by The-Artery’s Uri Schutzer, who also helmed the first-ever Super Bowl campaign for e-commerce company Mercari, the dance video symbolizes the common longing in everyone from the past year: the desire to break free of … Continue reading “The-Artery introduces freedom-centric dance, ‘Boundaries’”

Sekou Andrews shares love letter to hate in new work

Cities are burning. Hearts are broken. The knee of racism is once again crushing the windpipe of Black America. With a nation fighting two pandemics, comes the world premiere of Love Says from award-winning Los Angeles-based poet Sekou Andrews. The third single and video from his Grammy-nominated album Sekou Andrews & The String Theory, “Love Says” … Continue reading “Sekou Andrews shares love letter to hate in new work”

Female Voices Rock goes virtual for film conference

The mission of the great organization, Female Voices Rock, has always been to inspire change in the film and Television industry by giving the spotlight to women— talented filmmakers whose unique stories are systemically obscured from traditional theater distribution. Based in New York, their creative board has been working hard on new ideas to build … Continue reading “Female Voices Rock goes virtual for film conference”

Cloé Bailly, Writer and Director

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory” Bonjour, Cloé Bailly. This talented … Continue reading “Cloé Bailly, Writer and Director”

Will COVID-19 slow down commercial productions?

With film productions such as MI:7 shutting down, South By Southwest cancelling, The One Club taking Creative Week online and other events across the country either cancelling, or considering, due to the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States, one begins to wonder how ad agencies and production companies are faring when travel, both … Continue reading “Will COVID-19 slow down commercial productions?”