Sony Pictures & Televisa enlisted the help of Claudio Napolitano to create advertising imagery for their new show, The Blue Demon.
Russ Quackenbush‘s latest advertising work found him alongside Young & Rubicam for Cirque Du Soleil’s new campaign, “Locals”.
Nathalie Brown, VP/Group Creative Director at Y&R, elaborated on the concept she created: “We wanted to represent the multiple sides of these artists, as amazing Cirque performers from some of the greatest shows in the world, but also as everyday Las Vegas residents.”
With the goal in mind, Russ produced three 15-second clips along with imagery used for the outdoor, digital and print ads.
Nathalie continued: “The ads bring to life their extraordinary feats in contrast to their everyday errands, and really highlights the personality of Cirque du Soleil.”
Montreal-based image maker Damián Siqueiros prides himself on pushing the boundaries between art & photography in a way that transcends reality. His body of work is more than a collection of images. Each individual image that he produces elicits conversation and evokes strong emotion. So much so that the first time Susan Baraz, AtEdge’s Director of Photography, came face to face with Damián’s work, the words that came to her mind were “gorgeous,” “inspiring” and “visually transporting.”
In both his commercial and collaborative work, Damián puts immense effort into every detail — from art direction and stage design to make-up and styling. This multi-disciplinary approach helps clients like Vogue Mexico, Elle Mexico, Ford, Les Grands Ballets Canadien, and Porrua bookstore find a visual voice and make an emotional connection with their audiences. We think he is one of the most photographically compelling artists working today!
Paul Aresu (represented by Tim Mitchell Artist Representative) teamed up with Klay Thompson, an NBA player for Golden State Warriors, for a BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign.
Michael Crichton created imagery that showcases decorative accessory pieces that were recently featured in Global Style Advisor, a bi-annual guide to fashion, beauty, design, travel and much more.
The last Face-to-Face event of 2016 recently took place two months ago at The Marquette Hotel’s Windows at Minnesota, the newly renovated banquet space on top of the tallest skyscraper in Minnesota. AtEdge photographers used this occasion to present their portfolios to a group of 20 hand-picked creatives, art directors, and producers from all the top Minneapolis ad agencies.
Face-to-Face events are held twice a year— each spring in New York, and in alternate cities like Minneapolis, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco & London in the fall. The events provide an opportunity for busy creatives to link up with groundbreaking photographers in a tranquil and casual environment, complete with sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
Making new connections and revitalizing old relationships is what Face-to-Face is all about. Please contact Elizabeth Owen, President of AtEdge, if you are interested in attending a future Face-to-Face.
We’re so grateful to all the following industry creatives that brought the renowned Midwest charm to our event:
Jenny Barnes | Content Producer | Carmichael Lynch
Amie Butler | Creative Producer | JT Mega
Lisa Crawford | Creative Producer | KNOCK
Eric Husband | Creative Director | Solve
Katie Husband | Senior Producer | Periscope
Kevin Johnston | Director of Digital Production | Fallon
Chris Lange | Founder/Managing Creative Director | Mono
Heather McQueen | Senior Producer | Martin Williams
Natasha Nikolai | Senior Integrated Media Producer | Target
Kym Ohna | Creative Director | Periscope
Jake Pasterski | Design Director | Target
Chris Peters | Senior Art Producer | Colle+McVoy
Matt Pruett | Group Creative Director | Olson
Pamala Saturn | Art Production Manager | BBDO
Erika Schumacher | Art Production Director | Mono
Puja Shah | Associate Creative Director | Carmichael Lynch
MK Smith | Integrated Producer | Olson
Adam St. John | Associate Creative Director | Colle+McVoy
Anne Taylor | ACD, Art Director | Preston Kelly
Jeff Tresidder | VP/Group Creative Director | Martin Williams
This accomplished group of creatives works with leading brands like Walmart, US Bank, Target, Talenti Gelato, General Mills, Walgreen’s, Subaru, Invisalign, 3M, Hormel, LensCrafters and much more.
“Creatives & buyers get so bombarded by emails, etc., so having an in-person event that goes beyond the usual ‘Check out our latest work…’ really helps us appreciate both the photography and the person behind it.”
Eric Husband, Creative Director, Solve
“I always find the Face to Face events to be one of my more important marketing tools. They get me in front of creatives that I might not have otherwise connected with otherwise. The quality of the events are always top-notch and I know I’ll only be meeting with the highest caliber art buyers/creative directors.”
Dana Hursey, Photographer
“Loved the range and talent that came through. It was wonderful meeting the person behind the photographs. Learning about the process and the back story really helps you remember and appreciate it more.”
Puja Shah, Associate Creative Director, Carmichael Lynch
“AtEdge creates the perfect environment for meeting creatives. It is always a thrilling and exciting night and extremely rewarding to watch creatives go nuts over your work.”
Bonnie Holland, Photographer
“I loved how well orchestrated the evening was. The break in the middle came at the right time and gave everyone an opportunity to engage in conversation with attendees they were not paired with. I have a much greater appreciation for the work when I understand the photographer’s background and personality.”
Natasha Nikolia, Senior Integrated Media Producer, Target
“I loved that the photographers I met with had work that was relevant to the clients I work with.”
Lisa Crawford, Creative Producer, KNOCK
The shoot took place in Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula and featured homes and locations with little-to-no styling and with friends of the CEO & Co-Founder of the brand serving as the main characters in the images.
Learn more about the shoot via Heather Elder’s blog.