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Gartner Signs Directing Duo bigtv!

Gartner, 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Andy Delaney and Monty Whitebloom join the company's roster

Gartner Signs Directing Duo bigtv!

Integrated Production company GARTNER has signed directors Andy Delaney and Monty Whitebloom, AKA bigtv!  As they finalize postproduction on their first feature film, Look Away, bigtv! have turned their sights to the U.S. spot/content market.

At a combined height of 12” 1”, director/DP’s Whitebloom and Delaney have been a creative partnership since their days at Goldsmiths College, London University.  Their work spans a wide array of media including films, spots, music videos, art and photography. They have garnered nominations and awards for their music videos (Maroon 5, Biffy Clyro, Usher and George Michael) including MTV’s Best Video of The Year for Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (‘That Thing’)”.

In commercials, they have worked non-stop with both international and U.S clients as diverse as Lincoln, Payless, AXA, Eurostar, Ford, Reebok, Subaru, and the Olympics, as well as Mercedes, Levis, Mitsubishi and Rolling Rock. They won the Mobius award for best brand campaign with Constellation Energy and the Grand Prix Cassie for Sunchips. They have also shot numerous stills campaigns for commercial fashion brands such as Sears, Payless, Kohls and Lacoste.

“I have known and followed Andy’s and Monty’s work and careers for over a decade and I’m thrilled to finally be a part of their next chapter,” commented GARTNER Executive Producer, Don Block.  “The breadth of their talents and experience is a perfect fit for the company and for the demands of the market today.”

Their critically acclaimed short film, Polarbearman, featuring Lee Pace was commissioned by Al Gore’s SOS Live Earth project, and was nominated at the Euro Best short film and in the Epica awards short film awards.

“bigtv! are that rare combination of stunning visuals and beautiful performance,” says Orittte Bendory, Gartner EP/Head of Sales.  “They are a creative force and I couldn’t be more excited to be working with them”.

Look Away is a modern love story starring Matthew Broderick and Chloe Sevigny made in association with New Regency. It will be released in 2016.

bigtv! join the GARNTER roster which includes Raymond Bark, Mike Bigelow, Andrea Buchanan, James Gartner, Ben Gordon, Gavin James, Marcus Nispel, Robert Maya, Terry Rietta and David Serota.

Genre: People