Award-winning director Hylton Tannenbaum has directed a staggering 200+ commercials during his 20 years in the industry. He has built up a diverse range of directing abilities and styles and favours performance, humour and storytelling in his work. Hylton has worked with a vast variety of brands and agencies and has picked up numerous awards including two Cannes Lions.
NERD Productions Director Fausto Becatti received an incredible response to his new breakthrough piece, ‘Be Indie’, including a 5-star review from notorious advertising critics site David Reviews. Here, we take you behind the scenes of the phenomenally outspoken and incredibly diverse two-minute film…
Forget what you think you know about life insurance, director Fausto Becatti has teamed up with radical new brand Indie to launch their new service aimed at young people who “live life on their terms.” Continue reading “NEWS: Fausto Becatti directs radical spot for new, youth insurance brand, Indie”
Hollywood director, writer and producer Rob Cohen is known for mega movies like The Fast and the Furious, xXx and The Mummy, but his latest flick sees him making the biggest splash of his film career.
We recently welcomed animation directing duo Paloma to the NERD roster. Made up of Alicja Jasina and Lucas Borrás, Paloma is the meeting of two diverse, creative minds. Alicja, a Polish-born 2d animation director and motion graphic designer, has a background in fine art and illustration. Lucas, who is already represented by NERD, artfully blends live action and animation in his mixed-media approach to storytelling.
Together, Paloma thrive to create imaginative and visually poetic storytelling in a wide range of mediums, knowing no boundaries. With such an exciting and inclusive ethos behind their work, we couldn’t wait to get to know Paloma a little more…
Diversity has been a huge topic in advertising this year, and rightly so. People are finally paying attention to a subject that has been shamefully overlooked for years, by an industry which has the power to positively change the way people and issues are represented both in the media and in their companies. And whilst it’s great that we are all attending and taking part in events surrounding the issue, and opening up a wider discussion, when are we going to take responsibility in our individual sectors and actually create change? Continue reading “NERD Says: It’s Time To Stop Talking About Diversity & Start Doing”