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AICP Awards – Pete Marquis for Miller with Mischief

Pete Marquis’ Launching a Seltzer continues to pick up awards momentum. AICP Awards announced their shortlist for Humor spots. Bravo to everyone involved in getting Seltzer’s off this planet and making more room for beer!
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Ryan Simon directs Dear Mr. President Short Film

Producer Clair McGirr launches Dear Mr. President to showcase a series of Motion Poems films. The showcase includes award-winning filmmaker and poet collaborations from all over the world. Ryan Simon’s Everyday interprets Los Angeles poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis’ words to life in this moving film.
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Akil Gibbons Forces of Change for AT&T

Akil Gibbons debuts new episodes for AT&T series Forces of Change about the Black Scientific Renaissance. This series examines how society can create systems that uplift historically marginalized groups and posits that doing so can lead to breakthroughs that have the power to change the world.
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Pete Marquis rolls out SpaceJam2

Adweek features director Pete Marquis’ latest project SpaceJam2.com We can’t tell you more, you must experience it for yourself!
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Akil Gibbons joins Strike Anywhere

Shots showcases Akil Gibbons and we’re thrilled to continue working with him. “With a background in work for studios and networks, Gibbons’ powerfully affecting films educate and inspire while earning tens of millions of online views.”
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Strike Anywhere, Tan France and Facebook give Small Business a Boost

Strike Anywhere worked with Tan France and Facebook to help businesses across the UK. Garnering millions of impressions across Facebook Watch, IGTV, and YouTube —  Boost My Business highlights smart ways to grow and reach new customers.
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Erica Eng rolls with Nina Dobrev for Activia

Nina Dobrev, Daybreaker, and Activia kicked off a virtual dance party. Erica directed spots to announce the event and global initiative.
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Erica Eng on Shots

Shots highlight Erica Eng’s career highlights to date and her signing with Strike Anywhere. “Eng is known for crafting visually dramatic films that feel powerful, rhythmic and emotionally charged.”
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Erica Eng directs The Measure of Greatness for P&G

#LeadwithLove campaign for Procter and Gamble directed by Erica Eng. The Measure of Greatness tells the stories of exceptional athletes who are leading their communities – not through their athletic performances, but through their compassion, humanity and love.
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Truly Campaign with Goodby Silverstein & Partners

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Vanity Fair, CNN, Forbes, and more all in for Blackballed

“Miss The Last Dance? Blackballed is one of a number of sports-focused documentaries available for fans in the wake of the Michael Jordan event series. It’s also the best.” – Vanity Fair “As The Last Dance ends, Blackballed signals the NBA’s evolution as a cultural force.” – CNN “New Blackballed Documentary Shows The Importance Of...
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Brilliant Blackballed Review – Chicago Sun-Times

Blackballed premieres today on Quibi. Read Richard Roeper’s review in Chicago Sun-Times. “director Michael Jacobs does a brilliant job of revisiting the Sterling scandal in a rear view lens providing invaluable context.”
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Banana Republic Wins at LAFF ’19

The Los Angeles Film Festival 2019 recently awarded Best Cinematography to the No Boundaries work for Banana Republic. Much deserved for Director Keenan Newman and DP Devin Whetstone. See the full listings here.
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Ryan Simon Shares for Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

This feel-good campaign focuses on friends and loved ones sharing a sip of CBTL while enjoying summer.
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Matt Sklar Highlights Local Alerts for Facebook

Facebook’s Local Alerts feature helped residents get information during the floods in Northern California. This piece shot on location in Sonoma County tells their story.
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Ryan Simon Brings It Home for Unison

Director Ryan Simon was tapped by agency Cutwater for their first work with Unison. A new type of FinTech company helping people buy homes.
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Matt Sklar Celebrates First Responders for Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

A community celebrates those who keep it safe in this new work from Matt Sklar. Click through to watch.
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Minecraft Coral Crafters Scores a Webby

Strike Anywhere’s Mike Jacobs directed the piece for 215 McCann in Cozumel, Mexico. The project to regrow coral in collaboration with Minecraft has been hugely successful and continues to grow today. It won the corporate responsibility category.
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Kevin Batten’s Pop Arts Signs On

Kevin Batten and his team have signed on to represent Strike Anywhere in the West Coast. Kevin’s unique background in producing, VFX and sales make him the quintessential Director’s rep. He respects and understands the creative goals of projects, and is able to connect with both the creatives and producers integral in the sales cycle....
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Toast 2 Featured on Shots

It’s National Toast Day friends. Let’s celebrate. And eat toast. Watch the film here.
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Grand Clio Win with 215 McCann for Minecraft

215 McCann tapped Strike Anywhere and director Michael Jacobs for their Minecraft Coral Crafters project. Resulting in millions of earned views and a 2018 Clio Entertainment Grand award. Tim Nudd included the film in
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18 Great Ads that Weren’t Ads at All

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Matt Sklar lands Vimeo Staff Pick

Strike Anywhere Director Matt Sklar lands a Vimeo Staff Pick for his latest film Toast 2 After the Burn. Congrats to Matt and all his toasty collaborators. For a deeper dive, Laughing Squid highlights the original film and the sequel.
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NY Times Highlights Medicine for Melancholy

Our first feature film Medicine for Melancholy is a continually lauded film and part of the Strike Anywhere origin story. NY Times provides a
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Banana Republic Fall Campaign with Keenan Newman

Banana Republic debuts their new fall collection. The campaign kicks off with
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Victoria Guenier Joins Strike Anywhere

We’ve proudly added award-winning production guru Victoria Guenier as Managing Director. Leading the charge, Guenier will continue to cultivate the robust creative environment we call home, developing our directorial roster and acting as a conduit between client and talent. Guenier believes the future is Strike Anywhere, saying, “Here I see the opportunity to use my...
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Minecraft Adweek Ad of the Day

Our latest with 215 McCann for Minecraft lands on Adweek, Creativity, and The Hollywood Reporter.
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Minecraft: Ad of the Day

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First Showing highlights Ryan Simon directed film

Sublime Poetry-Inspired Short Film ‘Every Day’ directed by Ryan Simon debuted with Motionpoems traveling film series. First Showing dives into the
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Director Matt Sklar Joins Strike Anywhere

We are excited to announce Matt Sklar has joined Strike Anywhere for representation. Sklar was born in Austin, Texas then went on to graduate from Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. He moved to LA and worked as an assistant to a producer while making short documentaries, sketches, and spec spots in his...
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Strike Anywhere wins at Brand Film Festival for Lyft

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Austin Film Society Screens Influential SXSW Films

Michael Jacobs debut feature documentary Audience of One will screen this year as part of Austin Film Society’s 25 Years of Influential Cinema at SXSW.
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Lyft: Ad of the Day

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Beyond the Numbers for Infiniti

Strike Anywhere director Michael Jacobs goes Beyond the Numbers for Infiniti’s latest campaign.
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Lyft on Comm Arts

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Michael Jacobs’ new 30 for 30 premieres at Tribeca

The spectacular rise and fall of the International Professional Volleyball Association, which existed between 1975–1980 complete with "party lifestyle," rocking arena matches and stars on the court and in the stands, is chronicled in this Michael Jacobs-directed film.
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Strike Anywhere helps Facebook Launch New Camera System

Facebook launched a new in-app camera that is packed with dozens of effects to help you share your story with style.
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Ryan Simon’s documentary The Black Jacket, now available on Netflix.

The Black Jacket focuses on radical peace practitioner and former Black Panther Aquil Basheer who trains students, many of whom are ex-gang members, to anticipate and diffuse violent and dangerous situations.
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Vimeo Talks Favorite Staff Pick – The High Five

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LA Weekly article on The Black Jacket

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Virgil Films signs on as distributor for The Black Jacket

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Pitchfork premieres Gift of Gab

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Dante Elephante Yung Gurls music video featured on Buzzbands

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Nowness premieres Michael Jacobs’ Stock Show

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Outside the Lines profiles our latest ESPN 30X30 film

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Facebook Aquila featured on Shots

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UberEats is Adweek’s Ad of the Day

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Pinterest Say Hello featured on Creativity

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Facebook 10 on Shots

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Our Taylormade Golf Spot on Shots