The Family

News

Sort By
  • 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!

    Music, meet mouth. Not just anyone gets to chomp on a Chipotle burrito in a Foley studio, but Barking Owl Music + Sound is not just any company. The award winning music and sound design...

    Learn More
  • Hound is Rocking the VMAs!

    3 + 2 + 1 = the number of VMA nominations rolling in for Hound! It came as no surprise that “24K Magic” is raking in the nominations, it’s an absolutely amazing party to watch....

    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 Year

    Congrats to Cameron Duddy of Hound and Bruno Mars for winning BET Video of the Year! If the viral 80’s funk vibe of “Uptown Funk” didn’t catch you, Bruno’s back to hit you with some...

    Learn 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 Online

    Who created the World Wide Web? Most people don’t even know the name Sir Tim Berners-Lee, much less his impact on the entire world. Why? Because he never tried to monetize his invention. Quite the...

    Learn 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 Times

    Rarely do we come across a project we feel so viscerally that we must engage in it, regardless of time, money, or resources. This campaign via Droga5 for the New York Times is such a project....

    Learn 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

    Barking Owl

    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
  • The Family is now representing renowned artists Mint & Serf!

    The Family is now representing renowned artists Mint & Serf for special projects. The duo have made their mark on all five boroughs of New York City as well as Jersey, The Hamptons, and all over Europe...

    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

    Cadence Films

    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
  • Family Member Paul Crowder Edits “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week”

    Heard of the Beatles? Family member Paul Crowder on took the editing helm on Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week.” The film tracks the touring years of the Beatles; their wild, worldwide,...

    Learn More
  • The Dress

    Cadence Films

    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
  • The Swim

    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
  • Tiny Toast

    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

    Backyard

    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
  • Unlimited

    Barking Owl

    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…

    Barking Owl

    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

    Pet Gorilla

    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

    Pet Gorilla

    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!

    Cadence Films

    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
  • Beard

    Backyard

    Need something to make you laugh? Check out this digital campaign for Canon, directed by the brilliant Greg Bell of Backyard.

    Learn More
  • Following In Their Footsteps

    Barking Owl

    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
  • The Sauce

    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
  • Last

    Barking Owl

    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 Masterpiece

    It went wide Monday night during the Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby on ESPN, it had nearly 300,000 views in its first day on YouTube and it’s being pitched as one of the most...

    Learn More