Calvin Klein “Manifesto”

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rubberband. exploded onto the scene and have quickly become one of the most sought after directors working in films, commercials, music videos and fashion today.  Comprised of Jason Sondock and Simon Davis, their boundless creativity is only matched by their ambition, dynamism, and work ethic. rubberband. are multidimensional creators, never satisfied with the status-quo, always pushing the boundaries of innovation.  

The award-winning filmmaking duo have received honors at the top international film festivals and advertising award shows including Sundance, SXSW, Cannes Lions, Ciclope, Ad Age, Clio Awards, Young Guns, 1.4 Awards, and YDA, among others. Their short film “Don’t Go Tellin’ Your Momma” found universal acclaim. most notably winning the Short Film Jury Award in Non-Fiction at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the Special Jury Recognition for Visionary Storytelling at SXSW. The duo continued to sweep the film festival circuit, winning top honors at DOC NYC, HollyShorts, and the San Francisco Film Festival, to name a few, while qualifying for the 94th Academy Awards in the Documentary Short Subject category. The film was released online by the New York Times’ OpDocs and is also available to stream on the Criterion Channel.

Recent commercial work includes their film “The Language of Calvin,” in which they used a found poem to create an intimate series of vignettes – a visceral convergence of the visual, auditory, and spoken word. Their film “Manifesto” for CK brand and Heron Preston is a raw and vulnerable piece featuring some of the biggest names in music, fashion and sports. Partnering with Instagram, they helmed a global campaign “Yours To Make,” a masterclass from a craft perspective showcasing their full prowess and command as storytellers and image makers. 

rubberband. was most recently named a Director to Watch finalist at the Ad Age Creativity Awards. 

rubberband. embodies the spirit of the future of our industry. They’re uniquely built for our business and on a trajectory to define a sensibility that sets the gold standard for the next generation. They’re voracious learners and students of the craft fluent in emerging technologies and inspired by an analog past creating their trademark style. They’re drawn towards big ideas, innovative methods of production and making work that defies boundaries and categorization. If recent work is any indication of what’s to come, the advertising and entertainment communities are in for a treat. rubberband. are only getting started.