The nominations have been announced for the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards. NonFiction Unlimited directors have earned a few noms for their newest docs! Here’s the list of their nominations: Best Documentary “Abacus: Small Enough...Learn More
ON A ROLL
Cadence Films is on fire these days….adding five AMAZING directors to their roster in as many months. Lion winner Clemens Purner is the most recent addition and joins Francesco Calabrese (swoon), Valentin Petit, Syrine Boulnouar,...Learn More
TAKE EVERY WAVE
Good advice, especially if it comes from Laird Hamilton. It’s his life philosophy and the title of the new documentary from American royalty and hugely awarded documentarian Rory Kennedy of Nonfiction. Take Every Wave provides an intimate,...Learn More
A NEW GOLDEN BOY
Award winning director Mason Nicoll has added his talents to the Golden roster. Mason has a unique view on filmmaking, applying design and film technique to everyday objects and situations bringing them to life in...Learn More
Miley Cyrus Debuts Glittery Elvis-Inspired Video “Younger Now”
Miley Cyrus and Diane “Diamond” Martel are back with another chart topping video – this time for Miley’s new single “Younger Now” from her upcoming EP of the same title. Sporting a look inspired by...Learn More
Phillipa Price Helms Trippy Fashion Film For Stella McCartney!
Maavven/Hound’s Phillipa Price has lived about as many lives as a feline. The 27-year-old director/fashion designer/graphic designer/installation artist/set designer/science enthusiast is one to watch, especially since her latest work with Stella McCartney! A designer herself,...Learn More
The Tao of Wu Just Got Spicer!Learn More
Hound is Rocking the VMAs!Learn More
Hound Signs Kevin Bray
If you recognize any of these names: Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez, The Rock, Ice Cube, Brandy, Celine Dion, and Christina Aguilera; or have watched any of these shows: “Suits”, “White Collar”, “Burn Notice”, “The Bernie...Learn More
Three Emmy Noms for Nonfiction’s Talent
It’s awards season at The Family! This just in: Nonfiction Unlimited is raking in the Emmy nominations. David Gelb’s Chef’s Table is up for two Emmys this year: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding...Learn More
Cam and Bruno Win BET Video of the YearLearn More
Summitting El Capitan
Remember Alex Honnold from Stacy Peralta’s work for North Face, “Question Madness”? He’s kept his grip on that question! Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi of Nonfiction, who know the ropes of climbing as seen in...Learn More
Nothing is impossible…
Borrowing Adidas’ tagline for a worthy cause: helping people overcome obstacles and live life to the fullest. Pet Gorilla teamed with Apple, Inc., to create some beautiful, emotional, and uplifting mini documentaries to demonstrate how...Learn More
Debate This: Adweek Ad of the Day
Kevin Durant has been the subject of much debate in the sports world…until he brought home his first championship ring last week. So…Is this just another brand congratulating it’s winning endorsee? Unequivocally, no. Nobody quite...Learn More
Pet Gorilla Wins at AICP
ICONIC & REBELLIOUS is what Chuck D likes about Vans and we have to agree. We’ve been wearing Vans since high school, and most likely so have you. This groundbreaking shoe that founded a timelessly...Learn More
Diane Martel Directs Miley Cyrus’s New Music Video “Malibu”
Miley Cyrus stunned the world with her new single “Malibu” and warm, beachside music video, helmed by her longtime collaborator Diane Martel at Hound. Drawing on Malibu’s light and picturesque locations, Miley reveals an intimacy we haven’t...Learn More
“Start Your Engine” with L’Oréal and Lewis Hamilton
Kick the day into drive with Barnaby Roper of Cadence’s work for L’Oréal Men Expert. Highlighting Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton, this black, white and Hydra-Energetic-orange work makes your body your machine: push to start...Learn More
It takes three to tango in Quentin Jones of Cadence’s new fashion film for Parisian accessories house Roger Vivier!
The brilliant Jones brings her signature mixed media film technique to designer Bruno Frisoni’s new Spring Summer 17 collection for Roger Vivier, aptly titled “Urban Nomadic.” Starring Argentinian It Girl/fashion consultant/street style star Sofía Sanchez...Learn More
Congratulations to our Family Members for their awards at the 2017 One Show!
Joris Debeij at Pet Gorilla earned a Silver Pencil with MullenLowe New York for his heartwarming documentary “Fly Babies,” where an entire Jet Blue flight was awarded a free roundtrip ticket thanks to some crying...Learn More
Damien Krisl Conjures Ancient Spirits for Dior in “Incantation”
Wanderlust, ancient spirits, sacred ground, and stunning fashion all come together in Damien Krisl‘s film “Incantation” for Dior and Vogue Ukraine. Shot in a secret Swiss location with a deeply spiritual history, this dramatic film...Learn More
Jessica Yu’s Documentary ForEveryone.net Airs on PBS and OnlineLearn More
Dogs Bring Out the Best in Us in Barking Owl’s New Work for Pedigree
It’s October 6, 1777, and General George Washington and the American Continental Army has just lost a major engagement, the Battle of Germantown, to the British Army led by Sir William Howe. A soldier discovers...Learn More
Barking Owl and Darren Aronofsky Capture the Front Lines of The New York TimesLearn More
Our Day At Tribeca Immersive
We headed over to the Tribeca Film Festival Hub to check out the Immersive Series because once again, a very special film by director David Gelb of Nonfiction (creator and director of Chef’s Table, Jiro Dreams...Learn More
Joris Debeij’s Perfectly Normal is Live on NY Times Op-Docs!
Jordan Kamnitzer invites us into his world through Joris Debeij’s New York Times Op-Doc Perfectly Normal. Jordan, an effervescent, cleverly humorous and quick-witted Angeleno has Asperger’s syndrome. He also has an incredible encyclopedic knowledge of music...Learn More
Reza Rasoli Shortlists at AICP with The Story of Vans!
The 2017 AICP awards has shortlisted “The Story of Vans” for Design! It has also been awarded in Animation & Illustration at the D&AD awards and awarded a merit award at the One Show. Congratulations...Learn More
Millie Bobby Brown Stars in Chris Sims’s New Video “Find Me” by Sigma Ft. Birdy
Chris Sims of Hound blows us away with his visually masterful work for “Find Me” by Sigma featuring Birdy. He draws out a stunning performance from Millie Bobby Brown—of Stranger Things renown—who Sims portrays as...Learn More
Honda and Bo Mirosseni Got Mad Rhymes for Distracted Driving Awareness Month
With the constantly growing epidemic of distracted driving, despite numerous PSAs recounting the tragedies it causes, Honda and Hound’s Bo Mirosseni take a fresh approach the problem. And I mean fresh. I’m talking two buddies...Learn More
Barking Owl Brings Us to the Near Future with AT&T
Remember 2G? The days before unlimited texting and internet browsing in the palm of your hand? Wireless technology has evolved exponentially since its debut 30 years ago. With their expert integration of sound design, Barking...Learn More
MTV Movie Awards Noms This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous
With its explosive debut as the first feature film of Youtube’s new streaming service, Youtube Red, Barbara Kopple’s This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous makes its way to the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards as...Learn More
David Gelb Back at Tribeca . . . with a Twist!
Nonfiction’s David Gelb is back home at Tribeca to present one of his episodes in the exciting The Possible docuseries. Expect that personal and immersive feel David has such a talent for in his portrait...Learn More
Nonfiction Signs Abby Fuller, Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi!
Imagine climbing sheer rock face in unrelenting cold. You’re trying to reach the summit, hoping the weather holds. If you look down, you see sheer rock and air. And, by the way, you’re beautifully filming...Learn More
Joris Debeij Premieres “Perfectly Normal” at SXSW!
If you’re in Austin this weekend make sure to catch Joris Debeij of Pet Gorilla’s short documentary “Perfectly Normal” at South by Southwest! The piece follows Jordan, a man with Asberger Syndrome and a living...Learn More
WOMEN ON STRIKE
Proud of Barking Owl founder Kelly Bayett and her team’s part in bringing this piece to life; encouraging women to participate in March 8th’s Strike and celebrate International Women’s Day in a humorous way. Women...Learn More
Diane Martel + Katy Perry + iHeartRadio = Subversive Insanity
What’s got an orange glow, and sits in a high tower, finger on the button, letting the gears spin ever in his favor? That big hamster in Katy Perry’s iHeartRadio opening performance. Family Member Hound’s...Learn More
New Addition to Golden’s Team: Wolfberg
This dynamite directing duo strikes a chord with Golden’s idea-driven mission: story-first. This strict constraint, instead of limiting the artistic process, is what opens Wolfberg to a whole world of creative innovation. Can’t tell a...Learn More
Nonfiction at Sundance!
Award-winning directors Barbara Kopple and Rory Kennedy just premiered their newest documentaries this past month at Sundance. Kopple paints a moving portrait of transgender YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous in “This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous.” She...Learn More
Let the Ink Flow
Director duo Wolfberg of Family Member Golden take a classic brand to the modern age in this highly art directed piece. Immediately upon seeing the iconic Jägermeister stag we are taken out of the woods...Learn More
Barking Owl Dominates at the 59th Annual Grammys!
Family Member Barking Owl dominates at the 59th Annual Grammys with memorable work for Nike, Target and the Recording Academy. Congratulations to the team at Barking Owl for some amazing work! For their 24th collaboration with Nike...Learn More
Barking Owl Takes Ad of the Day!
This is what clutching sounds like. Family Member Morgan Johnson of Barking Owl took on the sound design and mix for the newest installments of the app Letgo’s award-winning campaign. If you thought Dad throwing...Learn More
FOR THE LOVE OF DOGS…
What goes better in a Backyard than an awesome dog? Nothing…which is why Tribal DDB tapped Backyard’s Matthew Michaud for their IAMS DOGUMENTARIES….that’s right….documentaries about DOGS. In the first digital only campaign for the brand, these...Learn More
Stacy Peralta takes us to the edge of madness to celebrate 50 years of The North Face brand.
“One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp.” -Ed Wood “Are you crazy?” is a common question for people living at the edge of human potential. But what if that’s...Learn More
David Gelb forages for deliciousness in the latest for Chase via Droga5!
Famed Chef Mads Reslund looks to the future of food (by exploring the past) in this piece—the first of three films directed by David Gelb with the hilarious James Corden investigating the future of foodie...Learn More
Barnaby Roper Imagines Hugo Boss
In his film for the new season of Hugo Boss menswear, Family Member Barnaby Roper of Cadence tracks a well clad gentleman’s imagination run wild while in an office waiting room. This perfectly art directed...Learn More
THE KINGS ARE BACK
In anticipation of their new album, “Walls,” boasting a fresh sound with the help of Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, King’s of Leon teamed up with Cadence’s Dimitri Basil to create one of their coolest videos to date. Basil’s palpable...Learn More
“Be Good at Life (Welcome to the World)”
Backyard news: Family Member Kim Nguyen‘s brand new “Be Good at Life” spot for New York Life is blowing up! Starring Demetri Martin, as a calm gardener with a gentle monologue comedically contrasting one of life’s most...Learn More
Game of Thrones fan? Watch this! In Family Member Barnaby Roper’s (of Cadence Films) new film for NOWNESS, The Dress, Game of Throne’s Gwendoline Christie finds herself in a dark, digitally rendered alien landscape, entangled in...Learn More
Family Member Barking Owl took on the difficult task of capturing the strength and perseverance of Yusra Mardini in music. While honoring the weight of Mardini’s story—she braved the cold sea to save the lives of herself...Learn More
Another hilariawesome campaign from our Family Member Pet Gorilla. Director Luc Schurgers animal-human “trading places” series could crack a smile on the stoutest curmudgeon. What better way to fill the family at feeding time!Learn More
Ask A Citizen
Another story that captures the heart from our Family Member Backyard. With Citizen’s Bank, Michele feels safety for her daughter’s future while capturing the wonder of her present. See how your bank can be your family. Ask...Learn More
This Nike spot tells the beautiful story of Chris Mosier, the first ever transgender athlete to be a part of the US National team. Told with the help of sensational sound design. Shoutout to Family...Learn More
A Little Love…
Sometimes all you need is a little love. This heartwarming short piece for Lowe’s was created with the musical help of our Family Member Barking Owl. It would leave anyone feeling warm and fuzzy inside!Learn More
The Story Of VANS
Family Member Reza Razoli from Pet Gorilla teamed up with VANS to create this show stopping short film for VAN’S 50th Birthday Celebration. On March 16, 1966 Vans opened in Anaheim, Calif. as a small...Learn More
Pet Gorilla and Game Of Thrones
Check out Pet Gorilla’s Deep Instagram game for HBO and Game of Thrones. Our Family Member really know how to break the internet, or the social networking world. Play the game by going to HBO’s Instagram Profile. ...Learn More
What Are You Waiting For?
Check out Barking Owl’s new atmospheric and emotive work for Stubhub… Makes you want to get up off the couch and go see something new!Learn More
Save Our Ees!!
Our Eautiful Ees are disappearing! Family member Kung Fu Stevens AKA Kim Nguyen made this spot with Urt’s Ees to help spread awareness. Drop your Bs and do your part to help save them!Learn More
NEW FAMILY MEMBER!
WE HAVE SOME AMAZING NEWS! The unmistakably unique Cadence Films has joined The Family. Each Director on the roster has such individual and artistic style, bringing genre defying visuals and edge to every production. Among...Learn More
Following In Their Footsteps
Family Member Barking Owl wrote an outstanding and emotive score, fittingly featuring a 50 piece orchestra, to match the anthemic tone of “Giants” for Nissan.Learn More
Our Family sure knows comedy! Backyard’s Greg Bell takes office drudgery and turns it on its head for Canon’s imageCLASS printers. With this quick, smart spot, Backyard again proves that their diverse, talented directors are definitely...Learn More
The Winning Moment
Family Member Barking Owl continues its incredible year by teaming up with Nike’s Jordan Brand to produce original music and sound for this fascinating look into the psyche of an athlete. Shot in Shanghai, this...Learn More
This ad from Nike is a powerful piece about motivation, spirit and the human condition. Barking Owl’s Michael Anastasi hits all the right notes in his incredible sound design, conjuring up strength and heart in...Learn More
Meet The Newtons
Remember Fig Newtons? Around for over 123 years, Fig Newtons gained popularity in the early 2000’s as a favorite lunchtime snack among Kool Aid Flavor Bursts and Funky Colored Ketchup. Pet Gorilla director Luc Schurgers...Learn More
Multi-Sport MasterpieceLearn More