Ad Agency HZDG Acquires Production Company BURNº
Independent integrated advertising agency HZDG has expanded its video and content capabilities with the acquisition of commercial production, special effects, and post-production company BURNº.
As part of the deal, BURNº principal Andrew Fetchko joins HZDG as Creative Director of Video and In-House Director. BURNº, founded in 2006 by Mr. Fetchko, an award-winning director and visual effects artist, creates story-driven production for broadcast, theatrical and digital distribution for clients including the United States Postal Service, Sony and the DC Lottery to Dominion Power & Light.
“Adding a proven house like BURNº was a no-brainer for us,” said Karen Zuckerman, Chief Creative Officer, President and Co-founder of HZDG, headquartered in Rockville, MD. “So much of what we do these days is about creating valuable, timely content for our clients. Now, with Andrew onboard, we have a cost-effective capability and can turn out stunning high-quality video content in a fraction of the time.” HZDG's clients include Hilton, Hilton HHonors, Danone's Happy Family, King Arthur Flour, Organic Flour, Conair for Men and Dormify.com.
Founded nearly three decades ago by Ms. Zuckerman, HZDG is an independent, fully integrated
creative agency specializing in branding, advertising, and digital. HZDG employs over 175 people, working in offices in
New York City, Silicon Valley, Baltimore, and DC in addition to the agency’s
Rockville, MD headquarters.