Nico Kasakoff_1stAveMachine | STASH MAGAZINE

1STAVEMACHINE WELCOMES ARGENTINIAN DIRECTING VET NICO KASAKOFF TO ITS ROSTER

From the release: Production company 1stAveMachine continues attracting top South American talent with the addition of Argentinian director Nico Kasakoff to its roster. A 20-year advertising and filmmaking veteran, Kasakoff joins 1stAve after spending several years in his native Buenos Aires, where he first joined up with hometown agency Agulla & Baccetti as an art […] [Read more]

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1stAveMachine Signs Directing Duo Vallée Duhamel for North American Representation

From the release” Production company 1stAveMachine continues to strengthen its North American directorial roster with the addition of filmmaking duo Julien Vallée and Eve Duhamel, or as they’re more succinctly known, Vallée Duhamel. Adhering to what they call a “high-class, lo-fi” aesthetic, the Montreal-based pair – who officially partnered up in 2013 – instill a […] [Read more]

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1stAveMachine and Red Knuckles: Pearson “Project Literacy”

1stAveMachine pulls together legendary character designer Wilfrid Wood and London animation studio Red Knuckles to help FCB Inferno London and mega-publisher Pearson focus attention on how many of the planet’s biggest problems stem from the fact three-quarters of a billion humans cannot read or write. [Read more]

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DIRECTOR JONATHAN GURVIT SIGNS WITH 1STAVEMACHINE FOR NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

From the release: Production company 1stAveMachine continues to bolster its North American directorial roster with the addition of Jonathan Gurvit, a former senior agency creative who opted for a full-time career behind the camera. After spending a decade honing his craft on the agency side in the South American market, where he held ECD and […] [Read more]

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Can Can Club: Solar City vs Fossil Fuels

Powered by Arnold Worldwide’s snappy copy read at lightning-speed, these three smart, stop-motion Solar City spots from Tronco directors Becho Lo Bianco and Mariano Bergara (aka Can Can Club) thru 1stAveMachine, drive home the ridiculous complexity of powering the planet with fossil fuels vs the sun. [Read more]

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1stavemachine: Stella Artois “Learn How Water Leaves a Mark”

1stavemachine and Mother London focus attention on the global water crisis with a spectacular spiral zoetrope directed by Tim Brown and 1stave’s resident master of physical magic Bob Partington for the ongoing partnership of Stella Artois and Matt Damon’s Water.org. [Read more]