The Family

News

Sort By
  • ALERT! “Tomorrow’s On Fire” an influential film by OH YEAH WOW

    With the devastating fires raging across Australia, people are working hard to raise money and point out who is responsible. Director and animator Oh Yeah Wow (aka Darcy Prendergast) has created a poetic call to...

    Learn More
  • JaQuel Knight Back At It!

    JaQuel Knight has been giving us one women empowerment project after another showcasing his creative and dominating choreography skills. Knight has choreographed and directed multiple major projects with Megan Thee Stallion in the last three months, a...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owls New Work!

    Barking Owl provided music for iShares that complimented the complex personality of Eleanor T. Fitzsimmons, with the perfect mix of cute and serious! With AJ Murillo delivering both sound design and mix. They also teamed up...

    Learn More
  • HOUND RECEIVED 9 VMA NOMINATIONS!

    That’s right! Hound received 9 MTV Video Music Award nominations! Quarantine did not stop these Family Members…remote shooting, live shooting, or some kind of combo….our directors got it done.  We are super excited and proud...

    Learn More
  • JAQUEL KNIGHT GIVES US SOME WAP (WOMEN AND POWER)

    If the bright visuals and lively verses from Meg The Stallion and Cardi B weren’t enough, JaQuel Knight ties it all together with his powerful choreography. Knight provided empowering moves that took this powerful video to the top...

    Learn More
  • BARKING OWL’S LIZA RICHARDSON & ATTICUS ROSS GARNER EMMY NOMINATIONS!

    We are super proud of Barking Owl’s music supervisor Liza Richardson and composer Atticus Ross for receiving nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards. Both Richardson and Ross worked on HBO Series Watchmen and their work...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl & UNIT9 Live Sessions!

    Barking Owl has also embarked on a new offering in collaboration with another Family Member, UNIT9. Together they’ve created a live stream showcase for independent, sometimes totally undiscover musical talent, as well as providing opportunities in...

    Learn More
  • MAYA ALBANESE FOR THE WIN!

    We want to congratulate Maya Albanese for another exciting achievement for her comedy short FREEZE, which just won best Best Digital Short and Best Actress at SeriesFest!   This is just the latest of a number...

    Learn More
  • UNIT9 WINS COVETED TECH COMPANY OF THE YEAR!

    UNIT9’s work included “Real talk about suicide”, which was nominated in the Tech for Good category; and JFK Moonshot, a contender for Best Innovative App, which used augmented reality to virtually recreate the Apollo 11...

    Learn More
  • BARKING OWL WINS FIRST EVER MUSIC COMPANY OF THE YEAR FROM ADAGE 

    We are extremely proud of Kelly Bayett and the Owl team for this achievement and thank AdAge for this recognition. To win this title, you not only have to do great work, but you have...

    Learn More
  • Aya Tanimura Interview With Poolhouse!

    Aya Tanimura, from Hound, talks to Poolhouse about being a woman and a director in a male dominate industry. Check it out here!

    Learn More
  • ERIC ALEXANDER-HUGHES JOINS THE DEN!

    Eric Alexander-Hughes Bio: Eric Alexander-Hughes is a versatile editor with vast experience in documentary, commercial, and music video work. The cross-pollination of these varied experiences have lended themselves to a signature editorial style; which is...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl Sessions in collaboration with UNIT9!

    We are so excited to announce a collaboration between Barking Owl and UNIT9.  Kelly Bayett and Michelle Craig are magic on their own…but together? Wow.  Watch our world. Barking Owl Sessions were created as an...

    Learn More
  • Make room for Michelle Craig @ UNIT9!

    Creative Powerhouse Michelle Craig, Creative Partner at UNIT9, has been named to AdWeek’s Creative 100, and was bestowed title of Pitch Superwomen by Pitch! 

    Learn More
  • Matthew Puccini @ Unit9

    Director and writer, Matthew Puccini, is known for his strong, real and raw work that focuses on the underrepresented realities of the queer community. His recent Short film “Dirty” had its World Premiere at the...

    Learn More
  • Drew Kirsch showing us how to stay busy and creative!

    Stuck at home in their industrial live /work studio in the heart of Venice, CA….director Drew Kirsch and his crew of creative housemates have been making fresh, fun homemade content all through quarantine. Some people...

    Learn More
  • UNIT9 Content from Home User Guide

    UNIT9 has put together a User Guide as a tool to help everyone keep their creative juices flowing while being safe at home!

    Learn More
  • How to stay safe & create!

    While we are practicing social distancing during Covid-19 restriction, Little Black Book reached out to the industry’s most respected editors to share with us how to approach jobs in a fresh and creative way. Learn...

    Learn More
  • Wait…Where’s my cup!?

     Barking Owl lends their Original Music, Sound Design, & Mix skills to Panera, to make sure your cup is never empty! Check it out!

    Learn More
  • SO WEIRD, Yet So Good…

    Check out Barking Owls Sound Design work for Skittles “Yogurt Boy”!

    Learn More
  • David LaChapelle + Lizzo= Rolling Stone

    LaChapelle is known for bringing to life fantasies and giving new definitions to words like euphoric, sensational and inspiring, once again he did not disappoint! In this Rolling Stones issue, LaChapelle worked with the uplifting...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl & The Hound moves us to “Lift every Voice and Sing” with new Facebook spot!

    Happy Black History Month! Hound and Barking Owl has us practicing our vocals so we can sing along with their empowering spot for Facebook “Lift Every Voice” . Using the Black National Anthem “Lift Every...

    Learn More
  • Saved by the Knob!

    In a hilarious spot directed by BAFTA nominated & RTS award-winning director Leo McCrea, repped by Family member Feel Films, we get a fun view of Michael and Jack Whitehall taking a trip in a Discovery,...

    Learn More
  • Nick Hirschkorn is gifting us with “The Song of Names” this Christmas!

    Feel Films founder Nick Hirschkorn is bringing us all the feels this winter as the producer for the feature film “The Song of Names.” The film follows the growth of the boys’ friendship from youth,...

    Learn More
  • Can You Spot Dano?

    VMA winning music video director, Dano Cerny is back in action! Known for his widely watched colorful, trippy video for LSD (feat Diplo) and his moody boudoir rock video or The Chainsmokers…as well as work...

    Learn More
  • Drew Kirsch is Taking on Tomorrow!

    Drew Kirsch. The hottest thing since sliced bread in the music video world, tapped by Pop Queen taylor Swift to helm two videos for her 2019 “Lover” LP, has brought his electric rainbow colored film...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl = Award Magnet!

    It comes as no surprise that Barking Owl brought the thunder to the 2019 LIA awards; bringing home the Gold award for Music and Sound. The spot also won a Bronze for the Production &...

    Learn More
  • Karina Taira Joins Hound!

    We at The Family are thrilled to be reunited with Karina Taira who has brought her unparalleled creative talent to Hound. Karina is an original powerhouse and is pure gold behind any camera. A pioneer...

    Learn More
  • Philippa Price + Katy Perry = Magic

    In a dream collaboration, Hound/Maavven director Philippa Price and pop star Katy Perry created a pastel colored music video for her new heart-break single ‘It’s Never Really Over’. It’s the first release of a new...

    Learn More
  • Mark Pellington is Running with Hound!

    American film director, writer, and producer, Mark Pellington is now a Hound! Known for his works Arlington Road, The Mothman Prophecies and Jerry Maguire, he’s a big deal! Pellington has directed music videos for Imagine...

    Learn More
  • Ntropic Launches in London

    Ntropic is thrilled to announce the launch of it’s London studio, making it an international company.  Born in San Fran, Ntropic expanded to LA,  then took New York by storm and has now crossed the...

    Learn More
  • We Got the Feels at The Family!

    The Family is thrilled to welcome Feel Films as its newest Member! The BAFTA award-winning production company is a thriving independent studio responsible for high-end original content in Commercials, Film and TV Drama. Credits include...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl brings us back to the Basics in Donald Glovers Collab with Adidas

    Who says you need to wear dress shoes to be important? Donald Glover stars alongside actress-comedian Mo’Nique in a string of five shorts to show us the beauty of worn in sneakers. One of the...

    Learn More
  • Take a Tour with Jack Daniel’s.

    Jack Daniel’s and alternative storytelling company Tactic (sister company to Ntropic) are gifting you with a trip alongside your bottle and you don’t have to move! The pair has launched a unique AR app, showcasing...

    Learn More
  • Philipa Price Caught Dreaming in the Sky with New Work for ANA.

    Through an extraordinary visual experience, creative ingenue Philippa Price captures the other- worldliness that is flying with ANA. Her amazing art direction and wardrobe, and production design heightens their special offerings and unique touches in...

    Learn More
  • Josh Forbes Parodies Carl’s Jr for Carl’s Jr.

    This is so meta, but we love it. Carl’s Jr wanted to put a more body-positive campaign out there and tasked the master of misdirecting, Pet Gorilla director Josh Forbes to create it. Josh, whose...

    Learn More
  • The Family is looking forward to Tomorrow.

    It’s a Family reunion of sorts. We are teaming up with the multifaceted team of Tomorrow, a new stand out production company founded by our brother from another, Chris Zander. Tomorrow has a new vision...

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl Creates Awakening Reebok Ad

    Barking Owl gets weird with Reebok in their next level incredible ‘Storm the Court’ campaign. The world can’t stop listening and moving to the beat. Barking Owl led music supervision, mix, and sound design. Interesting...

    Learn More
  • Greg Bell joining Tomorrow.

    Acclaimed director Greg Bell ( the “Bell” of Venables, Bell and Partners, and former CCO of the agency) who broke his way into the directing world, is now slamming into Tomorrow, reuniting with the co-founder...

    Learn More
  • Greg Bell puts that sh*t on everything.

    Greg’s work for Frank’s RedHot sauce is spicy AND funny, serving pun after pun to let you know that there is literally nothing that isn’t made better with Frank’s. (I keep that sh*t in my...

    Learn More
  • DeVotchKa, “the most referenced band in advertising,” signs with Barking Owl

    That’s right Creatives…that band you always tell your producer about but can never get…we got them. Originally a backing band for local burlesque shows, Denver-based quartet Devotchka (which means  ‘girl’ in Russian) is now joining...

    Learn More
  • Joe Wong and Barking Owl Tie The Knot!

    Joe Wong, the renowned drummer, musician, and composer, has joined Barking Owl in musical matrimony. Joe has applied his left-center vibes to campaigns like Cricket Wireless, as well as composing for the binge-worthy Netflix hit...

    Learn More
  • FASHION GONE SAVAGE: Philippa Price & Rihanna

    The amazingly avant garde creative force that is Philippa Price (officially Rihana’s creative director as of this summer) just made her mark on New York’s Fashion Week in a SLICK way. Price and the mega...

    Learn More
  • Lexus steals a bit of everything from their best for the new ES

    Barking Owl: Original Music, Sound Design & Mix Agency: TeamOne

    Learn More
  • Barking Owl Teams Up With ToonBlast

    Barking Owl lends it’s original music to ToonBlast’s commercials paying homage to the throwback days of movie making magic. They had a hand in these classic misdirects that give a nostalgic feel of Hollywood. Tom...

    Learn More
  • New Rom-Com Meets Zombie Spots For AT&T

    The Barking Owls are at it again with BBDO and AT&T in two new spots that feature a mix between Rom-Com and Zombie flicks. They’re part of AT&T’s “More for your thing” platform, which debuted in...

    Learn More
  • Three Nominations For Hound @ MTV VMAs 2018

    The amazing HOUND family received three nominations for this years MTV VMA’s. The nods are for Best Director Jay Martin, Best Cinematographer Jonathan Sela and Best Pop Video Shawn Mendes. The VMAS will air live...

    Learn More
  • Corazon Won Grand Prix at Cannes!

    The moving 43-Minute Film Corazon Won a Grand Prix at Cannes for Shining a New Light on Organ Donation. Fully-financed by Montefiore Health System in New York and created by JohnXHannes with music by our...

    Learn More
  • Marc Klasfeld Bringing The Views to Hound!

    Hound is now home to music video icon, and director Marc Klasfeld. His music video credits include the best of the best: Katy Perry, Jay-Z, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Twenty One Pilots, and Foo...

    Learn More
  • BUDWEISER: Lights Up The World Cup By Anomaly & Barking Owl

    Budweiser has been involved with the World Cup for 32 years. Now it is sending beer delivery drones to Russia. In the spot, the drones pursue a mission to deliver single bottles of beer to...

    Learn More