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With deep roots in music and the visual arts, Goodpenny is a creative studio that works across all forms of media with brands, agencies, production companies, film studios, and record labels to create engaging commercials, films, music and branded content.

Goodpenny is also positioned to bring top trending social influencers and prominent music artists to your brands. Our network boasts over 200MM impressions across all major social platforms.

Founded and headquartered in New York City, Goodpenny brings together award-winning and talented directors, artists, composers, songwriters, producers, designers and editors to collaborate on each and any stage of a project - from concept to post-production.

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Development

With years of experience, Goodpenny’s creative team captures the ideas of the world’s leading brands, directors, and tastemakers. We bring together perfect ideation, production, post and finishing teams for your vision and can work with you to develop a 360 degree media plan, launch unique TV and Online content tapping into and leveraging top influencers and selected talent. We bring unparalleled visibility to your brands.

Post

Our exceptional talent, combined with our state-of-the-art technologies and VFX experience – facilitates a seamless post-production process, enabling even greater creative expression while producing efficiencies for a timely and cost-effective workflow.

Production

Leveraging the expertise of leading feature film, documentary, commercial, and music video directors as well as emerging talent in the digital world – Goodpenny is in a unique position to put together the most exciting collaborations for every project.

Music

Composing and producing original music and bringing decades of success to the Goodpenny story, Goodpenny’s Grammy and Emmy-nominated team of composers, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers brings the creativity, skills, and insight needed to compose music for each and every project.

 

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Andrew Hollander

Andrew Hollander

Founder/Composer/Songwriter Reel

Andrew Hollander is a uniquely gifted songwriter, producer, and film composer. As a songwriter, Hollander contributed 2 songs, “Thankful” and “Always Be Your Girl,” to Celine Dion’s chart-topping November 2013 release, “Loved Me Back to Life,” which climbed to #1 in 31 countries. In 2014, he topped the charts again with Jacquie Lee’s debut single “Broken Ones,” co-written and co-produced by Hollander for the Atlantic Recording artist and “The Voice” Season 5 finalist. Hollander’s diversity as a musician is reflected in his eclectic choice of collaborators, including hit Brit imports The Chevin, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter C. Gibbs, whom Rolling Stone called “a country brother of Tom Waits,” and G.E.M., for whom Hollander co-penned the #1 single in China, “Someday I’ll Fly.” Across his career, Hollander has worked with many esteemed artists, from New York Dolls frontman David Johansen to #1 Billboard dance artist Vassy, Babyface, and indie darlings White Rabbits. He was honored to play on three albums by his mentor, the legendary Yusef Lateef.

Named one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Composers On The Verge Of The A-List,” Hollander has composed scores and written songs for many acclaimed feature films, including 2012′s Sundance Audience Award-winning and box office record-breaking Mike Birbiglia film, “Sleepwalk With Me.” He also scored the smash hit “Waitress” (Fox Searchlight), written/directed by the late Adrienne Shelly and starring Keri Russell, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines, and Andy Griffith, for which he also co-wrote with Shelly “Baby Don’t You Cry (The Pie Song).” Both Hollander’s score and the song were shortlisted for the Academy Award. After hearing his music in “Waitress,” award-winning director Amy Schatz tapped Hollander to score the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning HBO series, “A Child’s Garden Of Poetry,” as well as “Don’t Divorce Me,” an HBO original documentary executive produced by Rosie O’Donnell and Sheila Nevins, featuring music by Hollander and The Roots. Hollander has been featured in Variety’s Music For Screens issue alongside Hans Zimmer and Michael Giacchino, sat on the prestigious Sundance BMI Composers Panel with George S. Clinton, Edward Shearmur, and Don Davis, and appeared as a featured panelist at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, where other speakers included Sean Penn, Eddie Vedder, Judd Apatow, and Marco Beltrami.

Hollander is co-founder and CEO of Goodpenny, a NYC-based creative boutique where talents of all disciplines collaborate across all forms of technology and media.

Rasha Clark

Rasha Clark

Executive Producer/Business Development/Partner

Born and raised in the Middle East, surrounded by dozens of cultures and people from all parts of the world, Rasha has always been a people person who loves to travel anywhere and eat everything. She moved to NYC in 1997 and picked up a variety of jobs and experiences. She’s been an assistant kindergarten teacher, a butcher’s assistant and sandwich maker, a jeweler’s apprentice, and a door-to-door vacation sales woman, all before landing in the field of commericals.

Since then, she has post-produced at some of the best Edit and VFX companies in NYC, garnering an extensive amount of experience on spots for Nike, Calvin Klein, Adidas, Discovery Channel, Nokia, Fanta, Herbal Essences, Revlon, Verizon, Disney, McDonalds and Capitol One, to name a few.

Known for her big smile and her hot sauces, Rasha has always found producing as natural and thrilling as getting on stage (her 2nd passion) and relishes the similarities. Collaborating as part of a team, enabling others to shine, easing out the bumps along the way, and delivering a great final product, being EP at Goodpenny has her ebullient.

Bruce Ashley

Bruce Ashley

Partner/Editor/Creative Director Reel

Australian born, Bruce has a passion for imagery, storytelling, and music. He has edited a broad range of content, including music videos, TV shows, promos, documentaries, and TV commercials. Noteworthy projects include the MTV “Buzz” TV series, video albums for Duran Duran and Enigma, the AIDS awareness documentaries “Red Hot & Dance” and “Red Hot & Cool,” more recently the Grammy nominated long form for Bruce Springsteen “Devils & Dust”, also concerts for U2 and David Bowie, amongst others.

Music video credits include Iggy Pop, Pearl Jam “Jeremy,” (MTV Best Video), Santana, INXS (Best Video), Bob Dylan, Lush, Jesus and Mary Chain, Love and Rockets, Madonna, and Los Lobos “Kiko,” (Best Breakthrough Video). Videos he recently crafted are The Girls’ “Lust for Life” director’s cut and the Oscar-winning track “Weary Kind” for the film “Crazy Heart.”

Commercial projects include spots for Guinness (Clio), Clinique (Clio), Elizabeth Arden, the NBA (One Show Pencil), Foster’s Beer (One Show Pencil), AT&T, Miller Breweries, Verizon, Astra Zeneca, Kohls, Colgate, Avon, and Tiffany & Co.

Bruce has worked with, been inspired by, and influenced by the likes of Russell Mulchay, Mark Pellington, Howard Greenhalgh, Steve Hiett, Arthur Elgort, Morten Sandtroen, Tim Pope, Matthew Ralston, Ellen von Unwerth, Marcus Raboy, Peter Lindberg, Danny Clinch, and Russell James.

Drawing upon the often intangibles of film language, sound, and imagery, Bruce strives to create engaging content exposing a narrative, mood, or humor that provokes the viewer’s sensibilities and resonates with the brand or filmaker’s intent.

Ashley is also a co-founder and partner of Goodpenny, along with Andrew Hollander.

John Marinis

John Marinis

Editor Reel

John Marinis is the newest addition to the GP edit team, coming to us with vast experience and an upbeat and vibrant approach to editing. Throughout his career, he has worked at many of NYC’s top shops, including Crew Cuts, Cut+Run, and most recently, The Cutting Room. John has created exciting content for ESPN, Johnnie Walker, Olay, Hershey’s, YouTube, Kenneth Cole, Volkswagen, Tanqueray, and Nissan, to name a few. He’s collaborated with major agencies Grey, McGarryBowen, BBDO, DDB, BBH, Weiden & Kennedy, Mother, Goodby, and Saatchi & Saatchi, amongst others. He counts directors Mike Bigelow, Rob Sanders, David Gray, Mike Maguire, Jon Watts, Dennis Liu, Greg Kohs, Neil Tardio, Sasha Levinson, Rob Gilbert, and Jesper Hiro as some of his creative partners. John believes in collaboration and having fun on the way to creating the best possible spots.

Sven Herrmann

Sven Herrmann

Editor Reel

Raised in Mexico City, fluent in English, Spanish, and German, and adept in TV, film, music videos, and documentaries, Herrmann is well-known for his strong creative vision built on expertise in many disciplines. With a natural eye for storytelling and more than 15 years experience working with agencies in both the general and Hispanic markets, Herrmann has cut for General Motors, Coca Cola, American Express, FedEx, Nissan, McDonald’s, Kraft Foods, Colgate-Palmolive, Pepsi, AT&T, Bacardi, Kellogg’s, and Sony Music. Earlier this year, Herrmann won two Gold ADDY awards for a Verizon FiOS spot. When he is not working, you can find Herrmann spreading his wings as a recreational pilot.

Bob Jenkis

Bob Jenkis

Editor Reel

Bob started his career as an editor during the seminal days of MTV. He credits his 14 years of classical piano training and a fascination for his father’s home darkroom with creating the foundation for a lifelong love affair with music, film, and photography.

At Propaganda Films, he honed his craft working with directors such as David Fincher, Dominic Sena, Mark Romanek, Herb Ritts, Matthew Rolston, Alex Proyas, and David Lynch. Credits include projects for Michael Jackson, Madonna, Sting, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Janet Jackson, Tom Petty, Prince, En Vogue, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Steve Miller, amongst many others.

Bob contributed to the Oscar-winning documentary “Genocide.” He also spent a season as Supervising Editor and Associate Producer for David Lynch and Mark Frost’s documentary series, “American Chronicles,” receiving an Emmy nomination for the pilot.

Sylvette Artinian

Sylvette Artinian

Editor Reel

Sylvette Artinian believes in storytelling with a specialty in visual and dialogue-driven spots in a number of areas, including fashion, children, cars, health, and financial institutions. As a Creative Editor for commercials, documentaries, and film, she has extensive experience working on major national and international campaigns for clients such as Oriflame, Wella, Head and Shoulders, Johnson and Johnson, Mercedes, Acura, Mazda, Hyundai, Buick, GM, Ralph Lauren, Kleenex, Humana, Charles Schwab, Macy’s, United Health, St Paul, H&R Block, Olay, Zest, Lenscrafters, Blue Cross, Dunkin Donuts, Ebel, Chex Cereal, 9 West, Coke, Pantene, Pinnacle, Yoplait, Dannon, Liz Sport, Tide, Marie Calendars, Eli Lilly, AAA Travel, Levi’s, Mattel, and more. She is also fluent in French and some Spanish.

Ryan Gaul

Ryan Gaul

Producer

Growing up in New Jersey, but living in Los Angeles for the past 8 years, Ryan truly has an idea of life on both the left and right coasts. Starting his career in the live-action world, Ryan had the chance to work with some incredible commercial directors and traveled all over the country on different jobs. Even before landing in the world of media, Ryan nurtured a passion for travel and worked as an English teacher in the Dominican Republic, where he learned how to dance bachata and scale palm trees for coconuts.

After getting a feel for life abroad and on set in the States, Ryan moved into the post-production world and worked with well-established companies like Psyop, Digital Domain, and Method Studios. With a strong background in VFX, he has been credited on features such as Cloud Atlas, Oz the Great & Powerful, Tyson, and Ironman 3.

Outside of the office, you can find Ryan playing in the park with his two pitbulls, or at the local Irish pub chatting it up with strangers.

David Wolfert

David Wolfert

Music Director/ Composer/ Songwriter Reel

David is a Grammy and Emmy-nominated producer, composer, songwriter, and musician who has worked in film, advertising, broadcast television, and the record industry.

Some of David’s recent film scores include: “Smash His Camera,” a 2010 Sundance Selection, “Tim Richmond To The Limit,” part of ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, “Dale” (Paramount/ CMT), and one of the best-selling sports DVDs of all time, “Montana Meth” (HBO).

David’s songs have been recorded by numerous artists, including Whitney Houston, Dolly Parton, Dusty Springfield, The Four Tops, Cher, and Julio Iglesias Jr. David has also worked as an arranger, producer, and guitarist with many music icons, including Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Peter Criss, Jimmy Cliff, Gladys Knight, Johnny Cash, Harry Nilsson, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Dr. John, and more.

David’s recent television work includes the theme music for “Poker After Dark” and “Heads Up Poker” (NBC). He has also written the themes for “Pokémon,” and his catalog includes music for NFL Football, Nascar, The Martha Stewart Show, and Bringing Home Baby. He created the themes for numerous shows, including The Chris Matthews Show, the acclaimed PBS programs “Egg the Arts Show,” “Flashpoints,” and “Animorphs.” His promo work includes clients NBC Nightly News, Showtime, and the Discovery Channel.

David has also scored over a thousand commercials for virtually every major national advertiser and has won multiple Clios for his work.

David serves on the Advisory Board for the Songs of Love charity and the New York Steering Committee of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, and he has given Master Classes at the Berklee School of Music and the Newhouse School.

Lawrence Manchester

Lawrence Manchester

Senior Engineer/ Mixer Reel

Whether recording a Hollywood film score with a 90-piece orchestra for a Martin Scorsese film, tracking vocals with Beyonce, engineering the Spider-Man cast album for Bono & The Edge, or mixing Fashion Rocks in 5.1 to a TV audience of millions, Lawrence Manchester’s experience, versatility, and sheer professionalism as a producer, mixer, and engineer have made him one of the most in-demand talents in NYC.

To date, this 2010 Grammy nominee has engineered the scores for three Academy Award-winning films: “The Departed,” “Frida,” and “The Red Violin.” He’s collaborated with some of today’s most accomplished composers (Danny Elfman, Carter Burwell, Marc Shaiman, Elliot Goldenthal, and Howard Shore) and finest directors (Ang Lee, Julie Taymor, and The Coen Brothers). Gold and Platinum records he’s worked on include John Fogerty’s “The Long Road Home” and the soundtrack to the movie musical “Across The Universe.”

Lawrence is also the music mixer for NBC’s Emmy-nominated “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” where he’s mixed live performances by The Roots, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Green Day, Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend, Keith Urban, Public Enemy, Dave Matthews Band, The Dead Weather, My Morning Jacket, and The Muppets.

In the studio, Lawrence has engineered records for Grammy-winning producers Phil Ramone, Steve Lillywhite, T-Bone Burnett, and Jack Douglas. In addition, he has recorded some of the biggest and most varied artists of our time, including Diana Krall, Justin Timberlake, Sondre Lerche, Art Garfunkel, Regina Spektor, Nellie McKay, Ron Carter, Patti LuPone, and The Chevin. As a producer, Lawrence has worked with Michael Moore, Kelli O’Hara, Sutton Foster, and The David Brass Band.

Originally from Maine, Lawrence’s work has taken him around the world from Los Angeles to Kiev, Paris to Bangkok, Amsterdam to Quito, Melbourne to London, and Sao Paulo to Prague, while New York City is always his home.

Lee Salevan

Lee Salevan

Mixer/Studio Manager

Lee is an audio engineer who has worked in film, commercials, and music. He has taken on roles in producing, engineering, and post-production. Some recent films Lee was the supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer for are “This is Where We Live” and the documentary “Be Here Now”. “This is Where We Live” screened at 12 festivals, premiering at SXSW and winning a Best Narrative Feature at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. “Be Here Now” follows Andy Whitfield’s battle with cancer. He enjoys things with sound and particularly enjoys collaborating with other people to create nice things with those sounds.

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Dan "Bojo" Boujoulian

Flame Artist/ Chief Engineer

Dan Boujoulian comes from the shadow of the Motor City, born in Wayne County, Michigan. At 8 years old, he was already taking IBM-PCs and TRS-80s apart. His fascination with technology soon lead to splitting RCA cables to record sounds from his new creations, and wiring the family camcorder to the VCR and the home entertainment center to make videos for high school projects soon thereafter. In 1999, Dan graduated with a Film/Video Animation degree from Grand Valley State University and worked nights transferring 8mm film home movies to video and programming DVDs and interactive media at Digital Media Services in Grand Rapids, MI. For the next 6 years, he worked with Universal Images in Detroit, and in 2002, with animator Jason Roth, formed the VisualNoiz collaborative collective. Dan also honed his skills in Chicago, at Avenue Edit/Somersault Animation, before finally taking a bite of the Big Apple in 2007, working at PSYOP Animation and later in the online department at Red Car. Some of Dan’s credits include direction on the music video, “Fear and Loathing of Los Angeles” for Marvin The Robot, editing on the “Sometimes” video for Christine Hoberg, co-direction and editing on “Bright Lights” for Shamar Forté, and production and acting for Jason Roth’s “Too Dead to Die,” a mobster movie that quickly becomes a zombie flick. 
Dan is currently editing and coloring “Awaken” with director Cameron Michael and editing “Sunset” for R&B/Pop singer Lydia Caesar.

Maria Celeste Garrahan

Maria Celeste Garrahan

Cutting Assistant

In 2006, Maria Celeste packed her bags and left sunny, warm Puerto Rico for NYC to pursue her passion for filmmaking.

After graduating from NYU’s Tisch film program, she began freelancing at HITN, a bilingual TV station in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Within months, Mari secured a position editing one of the two original weekly shows produced at the station. She also gained experience shooting live and studio events, creating graphics in After Effects, writing and editing promos, and media managing. Mari then began freelancing at Manhattan commercial post-production for TruTV and East Pleasant among others before landing at Goodpenny. With clients like P&G, Gold’s Gym, Tiffany’s, Colgate, Swiffer, Hershey’s, and Direct TV, Mari has immersed herself in the entertainment and broadcast industries. She continues to write and produce media of her own, taking inspiration from whatever environment she is in.

AJ Clark

AJ Clark

Cutting Assistant
Shirley Ramos

Shirley Ramos

Business Development and Sales

Raised in Maryland but born in New York, it’s no wonder Shirley ended up back home in NYC, after almost a decade in mortgage finance (ranked 75 out of 10,000 loan originators at Wells Fargo) and publishing her memoir, “Thoughts of a Butterfly.” Prior to her success in mortgage finance, Shirley’s experience ranged from event planning/promoting, fundraising, assistant buying for a premiere department store, and hair coloring – all while attending The University of Maryland. She has an eclectic background with one underlying pattern: a passion for nurturing and elevating talent she believes in while cultivating lasting relationships.

Today, Shirley is more than sales and business development in advertising; she has the ability to see where people and markets intersect and translates these overlaps into success. Authenticity is key to her vision and core, and she is excited to bring these skills to Goodpenny.

Tesa Lau

Tesa Lau

BUSINESS & DIGITAL STRATEGY

Known for her tenacious drive and determination, Tesa is an energetic catalyst that has been the driving force for multiple deals and launches for 10+ years. With her ability and track record of taking raw ideas through multiple stages of rapid growth, she has consistently been the key leader to strategize and spearhead highly-visible projects; create and structure strategic deals and partnerships; accelerate revenue and growth targets; and serve as a public-facing, operational backbone to Fortune 500 companies, media and entertainment clientele, and start-ups.

Throughout the years – Tesa has worked directly with a broad range of personalities – from senior executives in the C-suite on down; to multiple music, TV, radio talent (Seal, Tyra Banks, Melanie Fiona, Far East Movement, etc).

A part of the multi-platform, digital content boom since its early days – she has been critical in strategizing and launching dozens of public initiatives and partnerships for 3 video / content ventures that converged multiple platforms and revenue channels:

She was critical in structuring strategic deals, and rolling out new business models, marketing strategies, and biz dev efforts

She has consistently been the leader to strategize, negotiate, launch, and manage all phases of ops – including go-to-market strategy, biz dev, strategic planning, content partnerships, partnership marketing, productions, and multi-platform campaigns

Her previous clients/partners span a broad range of media, TV, radio, music, live venues, festivals, agencies, and consumer brands – including ABC, CBS, Disney, ESPN, Fox, MTV, VH1, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Extra TV, TMZ, Time Warner Cable, Clear Channel, Westwood One, Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, Live Nation / House of Blues, AEG Live, Microsoft, Amazon, Virgin Mobile Live, Interpublic Group / FCB, Mother New York, Wieden & Kennedy

Tesa was also featured on a 2010 Think Tank panel with Tyra Banks & Silicon Valley leaders.

Ava Steinbrenner

Ava Steinbrenner

Office Manager/ Client Relations

Born and raised in Atlanta, Ava is a recent New York transplant. During her studies at Georgia State University, she discovered her passion for the creative side of business. The city of Atlanta drove her interests in music, media, client relations, and visual editing to name a few. In the past year, Ava has graduated with dual degrees in Management and Marketing, specialized in social media, interned in branding agencies and received a scholarship in Advertising.

Adam Cruz

Adam Cruz

Controller

Adam’s first major entry into the business came in 1988 with the opportunity to work at Broadcast Arts, a New York-based commercial/SFX production house. Broadcast Arts was renowned for producing a variety of high-profile commercials, such as “Bud Light – Super Bowls,” and a variety of music videos, from “Alan Parsons Project – Don’t Answer Me” to the opening credits of Madonna’s “Who’s That Girl.” Broadcast Arts was also responsible for the first season of the television series “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse.”

Between 1994 and 1995, Adam was a media teacher for four semesters at the state-run institute Neon, Inc. (a non-profit organization). As a teacher, he taught his students to study and understand media in all its forms and guided them in producing independent projects by training them in all the aspects of film and video production, including editing.

During this time, he also served as the associate producer on “Palante! Siempre, Palante!,” a 60-minute documentary focused on the history of the social activists’ group the Puerto Rican Young Lords.

In 1996, Adam became the assistant to the CFO at Curious Pictures. During his time there, he oversaw aspects of both the financial and production divisions of the entertainment/production company (including Curious Toys) while it produced television commercials and original programming. He has worked on a number of diverse projects, such as “Sheep in the Big City,” the animated Christmas special “Little Spirit,” “A Little Curious” for HBO, “Kids Next Door” for Cartoon Network, and “Little Einstein” for the Disney Channel, to name a few.

Preceding his association with Goodpenny, Adam was part of the team which developed Lajit software, a web-based production accounting software for the entertainment industry.

Tim Goodwin

Tim Goodwin

Editor Reel

It is no idle boast to say Tim Goodwin is probably the most experienced film editor in South Africa today. His extensive career spans every area of Film & Video cutting.

Tim’s proven abilities as a storyteller are not limited by genre or geographic boundaries, having cut over 300 music videos, countless TV commercials, virals, shorts, and more recently award winning long form drama and feature films, screened in territories as varied as Europe, South America, Russia, MENA, the USA and the UK. His enthusiasm for his craft and his attention to detail have made him the editor of choice for many top commercial directors including Tarsem, Vaughan Arnell, Paul WS Anderson, Nicolas Caicoya, Andy Morahan and Ali Ali.

Having trained in, and subsequently worked at flagship London post houses, he came to Cape Town both enjoying, and contributing to the boom in commercial productions over the past 15 years.

Tim remains eager to embrace new technology and is equally comfortable cutting on location, or in an edit suite, anywhere in the world. Tim is one of a rare breed of editors who can offer an extremely experienced eye, whilst imparting a youthful vision to all his projects. His meticulous approach to the footage and his creative input quite literally put him a “cut” above. He maintains a client base in Los Angeles, London, Dubai, and of course locally in Cape Town.

Tim now available via Goodpenny as an “editor at large” and is available for projects in any location, or at our studios in New York.

Brian Budak

Brian Budak

Editor

Originally from the Boston area, Brian began editing at the age of 11, taking cues from David Fincher’s Fight Club. He comes to Good Penny with 6 years of experience working on spots, documentaries, music videos, and features. He excels in supervised sessions with clients, and enjoys collaborating with colleagues and creatives.

Brian has cut for Chevrolet, GE, Liberty Mutual, Cortizone, Eukanuba, Mastercard, Sports Illustrated, Trojan, and Electrolux. He edited the documentary, For The Love of Music, which won many awards including the Cannes Silver Lion, the Gold Pencil, and the Clio Music Award. He also collaborated with Baz Luhrmann to develop the backdrop for the Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and to create content surrounding the most recent Barneys New York holiday campaign. When not in the edit suite, Brian is honing his skills in Motion Graphics and Visual Effects.

David Godin

David Godin

Director Reel

David B. Godin came up in the DIY school of production, and approaches his work with a visually striking, docu-cinematic style that captures each subject with an honest, emotionally-engaged perspective.

His debut narrative short, SEED, has screened across the United States. The film, about a young latino boy yearning to explore the rural Pennsylvania countryside, picked up a “Best Sound Design” award at the 2012 FirstGlance Philadelphia Film Festival and was an official selection at the 2013 San Diego Latino Film Festival.

His commercial and branded content work has screened in the United States, France, Southeast Asia and Japan. Recently, his branded music spot, AT&T-WE NEED LOVE, won the first place prize at the 2014 MOFILM Cannes Lions Advertising Awards. Previous commercial clients include American Express, BBDO NY, Chevy, Denon, Digitas, Ford, Sweetsoul Records (Tokyo), Team Detroit, and Yamaha Music Japan, among others.

His music video work has been televised internationally. Currently, his music video “Dreams” for Japanese soul-music star, Nao Yoshioka, is airing on MTV Japan.

Sean Cunningham

Sean Cunningham

Director Reel

Sean Cunningham hails from Upstate New York where he began making short films with a VHS camcorder when he was twelve. He has written and directed award winning content for AT&T, Chevrolet, and Rolo. His commercials have screened at SXSW Interactive and Cannes Lions. Sean often uses a language derived from movie quotes to express himself, be he also speaks fluent English.

Antoine Manceaux

Antoine Manceaux

Director Reel

Son of an actress and filmmaker, Antoine was born and raised in Paris in the early 80’s. At age 18, the discovery of editing caused him to dive head first into filmmaking and in 2005 he moved to NYC in to pursue his dream.

His first year thesis film (“The Day All Women Loved Me”) won the Best Screenplay award at the Paris Cinema Festival in 2007, a prize that he shares with Fredéric Beigbeder, author of the short story upon which the short film is based.

He is a storyteller at heart. His sensitivity and humor always play a large part in his approach and regardless of the subject matter, his involvement is absolute. Tech savvy and passionate, Antoine always carries his projects from early concept all the way to delivery, leaving no details up to chance.

He recenly directed the Swanson TasteMakers’ series in collaboration with Rain Agency, and is now developing his first feature film project. His past commercial clients include Facebook and NonStop energy drink, among others.

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We believe we are only as good as how much we give back. Here is some of our cause-focused work, and the causes that are close to our heart.

Coalition Against Gun Violence “Diner”

Colgate / Water Conservation PSA – Y&R NY

Coalition Against Gun Violence  “Youth”  

 

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