MUSE BY CLIO: Heron Preston, Avion Glover, Nas Bring New Energy To Calvin Klein
“Designer Heron Preston brings earthy, vibrant energy to Calvin Klein’s latest collection. The hero video, “Heron Preston for Calvin Klein,” is directed by Ricky Saiz with production firm SMUGGLER, and features American dancer Savion Glover.” Click here to read the full article.
ADWEEK: The Origin Story of the Little Lad Who Loves Berries and Cream
Randy Krallman’s 2007 Starburst ad becomes a 2021 TikTok viral sensation. Click here to read the full article.
MUSE BY CLIO: “Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ Becomes a Somber Anthem in Sandy Hook Promise PSA”
“The short film, directed by SMUGGLER’s Henry-Alex Rubin, pulses with emotion, as young people—some paralyzed, or struggling with wounds of body and mind—deliver a message that rings out like a sad counterpoint to the bullets that once tore through their flesh.” Click here to read the full article.
SHOTS: Ebeneza Blanche Gets To The Point
Director Ebeneza Blanche explores Nigerian culture with powerful imagery and disarming wit in his latest video “Point and Kill” for Little Simz. Click here for the full article.
SMUGGLER Named 2021 Production Company Of The Year At The shots Awards
SMUGGLER wins shots Awards 2021 Production Company of the Year. Mark Molloy wins shots Awards 2021 Director of the Year. Click here for the shots Awards link.
SHOTS: SMUGGLER’s Elizabeth Doonan Promoted to Special Projects EP
“2021 UKMVAs Best Producer nominee Elizabeth Doonan has been promoted to Executive Producer – Special Projects at SMUGGLER.”
1.4: Six Of The Best Creative Commercials
A proud moment. Directors Kathryn Bigelow, Fenn O’Meally and Nina Holmgren mentioned in an article from 1.4 for best creative commercials. Click here for the full article.
AD AGE: A DHL Courier Gets Swept Up In The Action In A James Bond – Themed Spot
SMUGGLER’s Adam Berg helms 007 themed “License to Deliver” for DHL and 180 Amsterdam, shot by “No Time To Die” cinematographer Linus Sandgren. Click here to read the full article.
Filmmaker Chris Smith on ‘100 Foot Wave,’ Surfing and ‘Tiger King’
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Deadline: Sundance Institute Announces Recipients Of Grants Supporting BIPOC Artists
SMUGGLER director Andre Muir is a recipient of the Sundance Institute inaugural Uprise Grant Fund alongside other talented filmmakers and artists. Click here for the full article.