Strike Anywhere is a full service production company that compels through storytelling. We are directors, producers, designers, and artists from various disciplines and we take pride in executing commercials, branded content, film and television with purpose.
We grew up as the audience and we consider that role on every project we work on. Yes we can make something you want to watch, but we also seek to find and create work that will inform and mesmerize. And we stop at nothing less.
Justin Barber began his filmmaking career as a VFX and animation artist before transitioning to a live action directing. Equal parts technician and artist, Justin is noted for his exacting photo real VFX work seamlessly embedded inside live action storytelling. His work has been featured in Shots, Creativity, Adweek and numerous other creative work portfolios.
Client work includes spots for GE, TaylorMade Golf, Facebook, Pinterest and Southwest Airlines.
Justin is represented by William Morris Endeavor for Film and Television.
Michael Jacobs is an award winning documentary filmmaker who’s work combines his love for storytelling with a deep curiosity about the world. His acclaimed debut documentary, Audience of One, won jury awards at SXSW and AFIDocs. Other credits include a web series for Sony Pictures Television and the ESPN 30 for 30 films The High Five, Pittsburgh Drug Trials and Bump and Spike. Most recently, Mike directed Gift of Gab which premiered at Tribeca, debuted on Pitchfork and received a Vimeo Staff Pick.
Client work includes spots for Square, Sports Authority, American Heart Association, Olivari Olive Oil, Flipboard and The North Face. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Adweek, and Shoot Online.
Ryan Simon’s debut documentary feature, The Black Jacket was released by Virgil Films on Netflix summer of 2016. A documentarian with a keen eye, Ryan is noted for examinations of youth culture and southern California lifestyle. He’s directed spots for Google, Facebook, Skype and GE. He created a popular original content series for New Belgium and has directed music videos for Broken Social Scene, Islands, and Dante Elephante. Ryan began his career working for Anonymous Content before leaving to found Strike Anywhere.