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12.11.20
Josh Nussbaum’s Bestie Gift Ever on Ad Age!

In the age of COVID-19, it’s the simple things you miss most. Josh Nussbaum directed this fun holiday spot where Awkwafina and others surprise their best friends with what they used to take for granted; sharing a beer at a bar. Read more on Ad Age!

11.19.20
Foot Locker’s Twelve Days of Greatness

We can’t keep this secret any longer! Julien Christian Lutz (p.k.a. Director X) has a new series of spots out for Foot Locker’s Twelve Days of Greatness, which launches tomorrow! Check out the teaser trailer here.

11.18.20
Director X’s Latest for Ariana Grande

It’s an attack of the Fembots in Director X’s latest for Ariana Grande, “34+35” ! Watch it here!

10.06.20
Carissa Gallo Joins m ss ng p eces

A very warm welcome to Carissa Gallo, who joins our directorial roster at mp! Both a celebrated fashion photographer and filmmaker, Gallo is known for creating quirky, unique visual environments playing with color and texture, and speaking to today’s world. Carissa’s worked with brands including Adidas, Nike, Starbucks, Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Reebok. Read more about her and her work in this nice writeup by shots!

10.01.20
Danielle Levitt’s Latest, for Pinterest, Summons the Creator in You

Check out director Danielle Levitt’s latest with 72andSunny and Pinterest! This whimsical spot, directed remotely by Levitt, features Miss Fame of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, florist Maurice Harris, rising star Mexican food chef Daniela Soto-Innes and celebrity stylist June Ambrose with a call to action for creators. AdAge did a nice writeup about it here.

09.25.20
Stacey Lee’s Feature Premieres at TIFF!

Underplayed, the debut feature for mp director Stacey Lee recently premiered at this year’s TIFF. The film takes a beautiful and intimate look at the women trailblazers in the EDM scene and their vision of a more equitable and inclusive future for the genre. Read more about the film and watch the trailer here. Congrats to Stacey and the Underplayed team!

09.23.20
Karena Evans’ Crown Royal spot featured in Muse!

Karena Evans directs this beautiful branded music video “If You Want Me to Stay” by Ari Lennox and Anthony Ramos. A love letter to our country’s live music heritage, created to help support the places that birthed it, presented by Crown Royal. All royalties will be donated to help save stages, big and small, across America. Muse has the story.

Director: Karena Evans
Agency: Anomaly

09.17.20
Director JJ Augustavo featured in Shots!

Our own JJ Augustavo recently spoke with Shots magazine on what inspires him, favorite promos, who he’d love to collab with, remixes, and the future of tech. Catch the full interview here.

09.02.20
Michael Douglas and Danny DeVito for Goals of Care Coalition

Check out this spot produced by m ss ng p eces, starring icons Danny DeVito and Michael Douglas! Founder Ari Kuschnir teamed up with veteran creative Gerry Graf, who directed and wrote the ad about end-of-life planning for New Jersey Goals of Care Coalition and POLST. Adweek, AdAge, and Muse by Clio all had nice things to say about the spot – take a look!

08.25.20
Invisible Hate

We partnered with 22squared and Atlanta NAACP on a new app that exposes racist symbols hiding across the United States. Invisible Hate is a powerful tool that helps Americans educate themselves on the history behind these Confederate monuments with the ultimate goal of removing them for good. Read a feature on the project in Fast Company. #TearThemDown