SMUGGLER is Ad Age’s 2024 Production Company of the Year

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Ad Age: For its consistently top-notch work across a number of directors, subjects and styles, SMUGGLER has been named Ad Age’s Production Company of the Year for 2024. It’s the company’s fifth straight year in the top three, but its first No. 1 finish since 2020. The list of SMUGGLER’s 2023 spots would make any rival jealous. Among the standouts: Aoife McArdle’s Super Bowl campaign for Squarespace starring Adam Driver; Mark Molloy’s latest “Underdogs” short film for Apple; Ivan Zachariáš’ “Battery for Miles” spot for the iPhone; and Henry-Alex Rubin’s “The Cost of Beauty” for Dove and “Just Joking” for Sandy Hook Promise.

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