CINCO, A MULTIDISCIPLINARY DESIGN STUDIO THAT COMBINES DIRECTION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART DIRECTION.
“WE BELIEVE ALL DISCIPLINES CAN COMPLEMENT EACH OTHER AND MAKE PROJECTS ENRICH THEMSELVES AND THAT IS A STAMP THAT IDENTIFIES US. WE WANT THAT EACH PROJECT SHOW THE PEOPLE WHO MADE IT, WE TRUST THE IDEA THAT OUR JOBS ARE IMPERFECTLY PERFECT. HUMAN “.
HIS CAMPAIGN FOR ‘MUSIC HAS NO ENEMIES’ HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED IN SEVERAL FESTIVALS, FROM SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL, THE ONE SHOW AND FIAP ALL THE WAY TO U.S.H IDEA AND EL OJO DE IBEROAMERICA, AND SINCE 2015 HE HAS BEEN PART OF THE ALLIANCE GRAPHIQUE INTERNATIONALE.
JESUS HERNANDEZ (NYSU) HAS MADE A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PURSE HAVING FLIMED SOME OF THE BEST PATRIOTIC MUSIC IN RECENT YEARS. WANDERLUST, COMING UP FOR AIR, SEXY SADIE, IVÁN FERREIRO, GUADALUPE PLATA, ZAHARA AND LOVE OF LESBIAN.
FESTIVALS LIKE CINEMAD, THE SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL OF MALAGA, ALMERIA EN CORTO, MEDINA DEL CAMPO, THE PARISIAN PROTOCLIP OR LONDON’S BUG ONLY SERVE TO ENDORSE A CREATIVE IMPLOSION THAT STANDS AS ONE OF THE BEST SPANISH ARTISTS BEGINNING TO ALSO GRAPPLE FILM ADVERTISING.
AFTER A STINT AT AGENCIES LIKE DM9DDB AND OGILVY & MATHER, VELLAS BEGAN A MARATHON CAREER AS DIRECTOR WHICH BEGAN WITH DESIGNING AND DIRECTING ANIMATION FOR 3 YEARS. TIRED, TEDIOUS, HE EMBRACED THE CAMERAS AND HUMANS AND WAS HAPPY.
IN 2013 HE DIRECTED HIS BIG HIT FOR LEICA WHICH EARNED HIM COUNTLESS AWARDS AND GETTING INTO THE SAATCHI & SAATCHI NEW DIRECTORS SHOWCASE, ACCUMULATING SIX LIONS AT CANNES LIONS, AMONG OTHER AWARDS.
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Agustin Alberdi is one of Argentina’s foremost commercial directors. Highly versatile in his approach, Agustin’s work is varied – be it comedy or dramatic story telling his films always have a distinctive and unique feel.
Some of his most notable work includes a three-film project for Stella Artois in which he helped to build on the brands iconic and lasting style of 60’s Riviera chic.
Agustin has continued to push and progress with his style and techniques, lending them to hugely successful projects for Diesel, Wrangler & his latest campaign for VH1; which bravely approaches the subject of Bullying in a humorous yet thought provoking way.
MAXI BLANCO BEGAN DIRECTING AT LANDIA AFTER YEARS AS THE BEST FLAME PAINTER IN ARGENTINA. OVER TIME HE HAS ADDED TO HIS AMAZING VISUALS, FLUID STORYTELLING AND SENSITIVE INTERPRETATIONS WHICH HAVE EARNED HIM TWO LIONS AT CANNES IN RECENT YEARS. TODAY HE LIVES IN LONDON AND WORKS ALL AROUND THE WORLD.
SANTIAGO WAS BORN IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA AND MOVED TO LONDON, AGED 21, TO PURSUE A CAREER IN FILMMAKING. AFTER FILM SCHOOL, HE WORKED AS PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING WITHIN A FILM SET, BUT IT WASN’T LONG BEFORE HE STARTED DIRECTING.
HIS PROJECTS HAVE TAKEN HIM AROUND THE GLOBE, TO OVER 30 COUNTRIES, MEETING THE WIDEST VARIETY OF PEOPLE. HE’S MADE FILMS FOR THE LIKES OF THE BBC, CHANNEL 4 AND VICE, AS WELL AS BIG BRANDS SUCH AS SONY, RED BULL AND ADIDAS.
HIS WORKS MINGLES REALITY WITH BEAUTY, AND HAS AN AIR OF CONTEMPORARY FRESHNESS. WHETHER IT’S WORKING WITH REAL PEOPLE OR ACTORS, SANTIAGO HAS AN EYE FOR AUTHENTIC FILM-MAKING THAT GETS TO THE VERY CORE OF A STORY. HIS WORK IS BOLD, CURRENT AND ADVENTUROUS.
HE HATES THE WORD HATE AND LOVES THE WORD SANATA.
BORN IN MALMÖ IN THE LATE 80’S, SWEDISH DIRECTOR AXEL BYRFORS STARTED OFF WRITING AND DIRECTING SHORT FILMS DURING HIS COLLEGE EDUCATION THAT LATER PAVED THE WAY FOR STUDIES AT THE DRAMATIC INSTITUTE IN STOCKHOLM. SINCE 2009 HE IS PARTLY BASED IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA. THOUGH AXEL WAS PARTICULARLY DEDICATED TO SCREENWRITING HE STARTED HIS PROFESIONAL CAREER IN DIRECTING FASHION FILMS FOR ARGENTINIAN BRANDS AND LATER FOR COMMERCIALS.
WHILE PLANING A COUPLE OF FEATURE LENGTH PROJECTS, HE DEDICATES MOST OF HIS TIME TO PRIVATE STUDYING AND FANATIC ROUTINES. TO SUM IT UP AXEL IS A BLOKE WHO BECOMES ANXIOUS IF HE DOESN’T GET HIS DOSIS OF TWO MOVIES PER DAY.
HE THINKS THE VARIABLES OF GOOD DIRECTING ARE INFINITE AND BELIEVES IN AN EVER ADAPTING FORM.
MR. CAMPAÑA, SPANIARD BY BIRTH AND RESIDENCE, IS ONE OF OUR PRECIOUS JEWELS. AT 24 HE BEGAN SHOOTING COMMERCIALS AND ENDED UP PROVING TO BE A “FULL COURT PLAYER”: HUMOR, BEAUTY, VISUALS… (DRIBBLING, OPPORTUNITY AND GOAL, AS HE HAS ASKED US TO SAY, LONGING FOR HIS YEARS WEARING THE NUMBER 10 OF ATLÉTICO DE MADRID) ARE AREAS IN WHICH HE FEELS COMFORTABLE.
HE HAS SHOT EVERYWHERE AND ALWAYS CARRIES UNDER HIS ARM A SCRIPT FOR A FEATURE FILM THAT IS BEING PREPARED AND WHICH IS EXPECTED TO SEE THE LIGHT SOON, BUT HE WILL NEVER STOP SHOOTING COMMERCIALS AS HE HAS NEVER STOPPED PLAYING FOOTBALL/SOCCER.
AGUSTÍN CARBONERE WAS BORN IN BUENOS AIRES IN 1980.
USING POST-PRODUCTION AND DIGITAL MEDIA, HE ACHIEVED A PERSONAL AESTHETIC AND NARRATIVE THAT HE DEVELOPED WRITING, DIRECTING AND PRODUCING AUDIOVISUAL PIECES IN DIFFERENT FORMATS.
SINCE 2002 HE’S MADE SEVERAL VIDEOCLIPS FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. HIS AUDIOVISUAL WORKS ARE RECOGNIZED IN THIS FIELD BY THE ARGENTINIAN VIDEOCLIP’S FESTIVAL, WHICH INVITED HIM TO GIVE OPEN TALKS FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS FORMAT IN OUR COUNTRY.
HE’S BEEN DIRECTING ADVERTISING SHORT FILMS SINCE 2008 AND JOINED THE LANDIA TEAM IN 2014.
Martin hails from Denmark where he graduated from the National Film School.
In 2007 he directed the 25min short ‘We Who Stayed Behind’ and the 45min ‘Young Man Falling’, the latter of which was selected for the Critics Week in Cannes. His commercial for IKEA won ‘Best Direction’ at the Creative Circle Awards in 2008 and he has since then won numerous awards including ‘Best Director’ at the 2009 MVA´s and several D&AD Pencils among other awards for his poetic and dynamic work.
JULIÁN FERNÁNDEZ WORKED AS ART DIRECTOR AT YOUNG & RUBICAM, CRAVEROLANIS, MCCANN MEXICO AND LEO BURNETT MEXICO, AMONG OTHERS. HE COMPLETED A COURSE IN NARRATIVE WITH THE FAMOUS FILM DIRECTOR TODD SOLONDSZ. IN 2007 BEGAN DIRECTING ADVERTISING COMMERCIALS AND IN 2009 HE WON A SILVER TOOTH AS NEW TALENT IN DIENTE AWARDS.
Based in Buenos Aires, director Andy Fogwill’s films have a broad and exciting aesthetic, from his comedic film for Diesel ‘Kick Ass’ to his ambitious project for Malaysian Airlines which starred a cast of over 300 extras and their suitcases.
As well as an exceptional directing talent Andy has a head for production and is a founding member of the multi award winning production company Landia.
THE GLUE SOCIETY IS AN INDEPENDENT CREATIVE COLLECTIVE FOUNDED IN 1998. UNUSUALLY THEY BRING ART AND COMMERCE INTO THE SAME CREATIVE SPACE.
THE TEAM NOW FEATURES SIX ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, FILM & PROJECT DIRECTORS – INCLUDING JONATHAN KNEEBONE, GARY FREEDMAN, PETE BAKER, LUKE CRETHAR, PAUL BRUTY AND LUKE NUTO.
THE GLUE SOCIETY HAS DEVELOPED A WORLD CLASS REPUTATION IN THE COMMUNICATION ARTS, WORKING ACROSS ALL MEDIA FORMS FROM COMMERCIALS, BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC VIDEOS TO BOOK DESIGN, ART EXHIBITIONS AND SCULPTURE.
BEN GORDON IS AN AMERICAN-SPANISH-BRIT FROM THE INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC OF THE COSTA DEL SOL. HE BROKE INTO ADVERTISING WITH A ZERO BUDGET VIRAL FOR RIVER PLATE, WHICH EARNED HIM RECOGNITION AND AWARDS AT THE MOST IMPORTANT FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD, LIKE CANNES, FIAP AND CAPLES. HIS TALENT FOR CONJURING THE EXTRAORDINARY FROM THE ORDINARY HAS MADE HIM THE BEST POSSIBLE PRODUCER FOR ADVERTISING DOCUMENTARIES.
Adam was born in Copenhagen in 1978. He started his filmmaking career during high school education by making small films & art projects.
Adams own significant tone of voice as filmmaker put him on the top shelf of directors in Scandinavia in a split second, and within the last year, to the top of the UK and US markets as well. this has lead to several acclaimed collaborations with top agencies, such as Wieden+Kennedy, and has gotten to display his work on big arenas, such as the superbowl.
At the moment, Adam is developing on a feature film in los angeles with screen writer Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en, Fight Club) through mutual reps, Creative Artists Agency. He continues to direct commercials globally.
Among other awards, Adam won D&AD's Yellow Pencil for best director in 2011.
STRAIGHT FROM THE JUNGLE YOUNG PRODIGY MILTON KREMER BEGAN FILMING FASHION VIDEOS BEFORE FINISHING HIGH SCHOOL.
AT 21 HE WAS ALREADY PART OF THE LANDIA TEAM AND WITHIN MONTHS HAD ALREADY WORKED WITH IGGY POP IN MIAMI AND PERRY FARRELL IN BUENOS AIRES.
NATIVE FROM MISIONES, FATHER OF A BABY WITH A GERMAN PASSPORT, MILTON WAS BORN UNDER THE SUN OF VIRGO AND IS DESTINED TO TRANSFORM HIS LOVE OF DETAIL INTO TRUE ART.
HAVING FINISHED HIS STUDIES AT THE FUC IN BUENOS AIRES, NYFA IN MANHATTAN AND COUNTLESS PROFESSOR LIKE HOURS ON SET, ROBERT LLAURÓ WAS RATIFIED AS A FILMMAKER WITH DISTINGUISHED AND SENSITIVE PIECES LIKE THESIS. HE HAS BEEN DESCRIBED WITH LABELS LIKE CINEMATIC, STORYTELLING AND PRECIOUS, DOCU-REALISM, HUMAN, COOL, AND AESTHETIC. ALWAYS PERMEABLE TO NOVELTY PARTICULARLY WITHIN HIS INTERESTS: A LITTLE MUSIC, A LOT OF CINEMA. AFTER BEING ACCLAIMED AS SOUTH AMERICAN NEW TALENT, HE GLOBE TROTTED AROUND THE WORLD HAND IN HAND WITH THE CINEMATIC BUSINESS AND ENDED UP IN NEW YORK CITY WHERE HE CURRENTLY RESIDES, AS LONG AS HE’S NOT SOMEWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD FILMING.
IN NOVEMBER 2012 HE WON A LATIN GRAMMY FOR THE ANIMATED VIDEO HE DIRECTED FOR JESSE & JOY AND FOR DOING IT AT THE AGE OF 24, HE BECAME THE YOUNGEST DIRECTOR EVER TO WIN A LATIN GRAMMY. CARLOS USES ANIMATION, LIVE ACTION AND SPECIAL EFFECTS TO CREATE FRESH IMAGES AND GENUINE EMOTIONS AND HIS RECORD INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO BANDS LIKE: CAPITAL CITIES, PASSION PIT, DJ TIESTO, THE GOO GOO DOLLS, LEAL AND MANY MANY MORE. THANKS TO LANDIA HE IS TAKING HIS FIRST WONDERFUL STEPS IN THE WORLD OF ADVERTISING.
BORN IN BUENOS AIRES, BASED IN MEXICO, KARINA MINUJÍN IS ONE OF THE MOST EXPERIENCED ADVERTISING DIRECTORS IN THE INDUSTRY WITH A TRACK RECORD OF MORE THAN 20 YEARS, IN THE MOST DIVERSE SETS IN COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD. THROUGHOUT HER LIFE, SHE HAS NEVER STOPPED STUDYING AND WORKING WITH ACTORS, A SPECIALTY THAT WILL SOON BE REWARDED WITH A LONG AWAITED FEATURE OF AN ORIGINAL SCRIPT, ANOTHER OF HER SPECIALTIES.
SHE HAS WON MULTIPLE AWARDS, INCLUDING 2 SILVER LIONS, 1 SILVER SUN AT THE SAN SEBASTIAN FESTIVAL, 1 SILVER AND 4 BRONZES AT FIAP, 5 SILVER TEETH, 1 GRAND PRIX, GOLD AND SILVER AT THE EYE OF IBEROAMÉRICA, 3 GOLDS AT THE USH IDEA AWARDS AND 3 BRONZES AT THE ANDY AWARDS. IN ADDITION, SHE HAS MADE 2 SHORTS WITH WHICH SHE HAS WON MORE THAN 25 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS INCLUDING A GOLD MEDAL AT UNICA.
His questions enthusiasms took him from the university of Buenos Aires, as designer of image and sound, to his nourished career in the direction and edition of his own short films.
To develop meant to evolve as publisher and cinematographer in publicity and television, and soon instructing himself by assisting great directors in commercials at the national and international levels.
His intrigue has become, from directing his first commercials in Mexico and Spain, the verbalization of the aesthetic and the direction of those who interrogate him: the actors.
LUCIANO PODCAMINSKY STARTED IN ADVERTISING WORKING AS A COPYWRITER FOR SEVERAL ADVERTISING AGENCIES, AND MOVED TO WORKING IN TOP PRODUCTION COMPANIES IN BUENOS AIRES AS AN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR. APPROXIMATELY IN 1995 HE STARTED DIRECTING.
HE HAS RECEIVED AWARDS FROM THE BEST WELL KNOWN FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD: CANNES, EL SOL DE SAN SEBASTIAN, ONE SHOW, D&AD DE LONDRES, CLIO, FIAP, MARTIN FIERRO, OJO DE IBEROAMERICA, DIENTE.
IN 2005 HE WAS PART OF THE SAATCHI & SAATCHI NEW DIRECTOR’S SHOWCASE, IN CANNES.
IN 2006, LUCIANO WAS RANKED BY THE GUNN REPORT AS 4TH IN THE LIST OF MOST AWARD-WINNING DIRECTORS OF THE WORLD, AND IN 2009 APPEARS NUMBER 15TH AT THE GUNN REPORT TEN YEARS CONSOLIDATED TABLES 1999-2008
HIS FIRST FEATURE FILM, THE THIRD PINT, WAS SELECTED FOR THE 2007 BUENOS AIRES INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (BAFICI) AND ALSO WAS SELECTED AT THE 2008 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (EIFF) AS ONE OF THE BEST OF THE FEST FILMS.
HIS EXPERIENCE AS A JURY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FESTIVALS: CLIO, LONDON FESTIVAL AND EL OJO DE IBEROAMÉRICA.
DURING HIS FILM SCHOOL DAYS, MARTIN RIETTI WATCHED A MOVIE PER DAY, AND HE RATHER SPEND THE HOURS DISCUSSING LIFE WITH HIS TEACHERS AT THE BAR ACROSS THE STREET.
THOSE CONVERSATIONS LED TO HIS CURRENT AESTHETIC OBSESSIONS AND VISUAL VORACITY. A SINGULAR DIRECTOR HIMSELF, HE HAS A THING FOR SACRED SPACES AS WE HAVE DISCOVERED THROUGH HIS FILMS OF YAYOI KUSAMA’S TOKYO STUDIO AND HIS FILMS ON THE ARGENTINIAN OPERA HOUSE TEATRO COLÓN. HE MADE RUFUS WAINWRIGHT FLY, AND ALSO TAKEN US ON A ROADTRIP WITH THE MOST RELEVANT INDUSTRIAL DESIGNERS OF OUR TIME.
HIS JOB HAS TAKEN HIM PLACES, BUT HE STILL FALL FOR ALL THINGS PRETTY, THE GOOD LIFE AND EVERYTHING ELSE IN BETWEEN.
AS AN ADVERTISING CREATIVE RODRIGO SAAVEDRA TRAVELLED THE WORLD WORKING FOR AGENCIES LIKE MOTHER LONDON, WK AMSTERDAM, SANTO BUENOS AIRES AND AFRICA SÃO PAULO – BEFORE DECIDING TO FOCUS ON DIRECTING IN 2013.
A NATURAL STORYTELLER, RODRIGO HAS DIRECTED FILMS FOR GLOBAL BRANDS SUCH AS CORONA, BUDWEISER, NISSAN, CHIVAS REGAL, MIZUNO AND VOLKSWAGEN, WHICH PICKED UP A SILVER AT 2015’S CANNES LIONS. HIS LATEST SPOT FOR SCRABBLE SCORED A BRONZE THIS YEAR TOO, AFTER IT QUICKLY WENT VIRAL, WITH TIME MAGAZINE DESCRIBING IT AS “THE PERFECT LOVE STORY FOR WORD NERDS”.
ON 2015 RODRIGO WAS ALSO NAMED BEST DIRECTOR IN IBEROAMERICA AT THE EL OJO FESTIVAL OF ADVERTISING.
KOSAI SEKINE’S SOPHISTICATED AND WITTY SENSIBILITY IS EVIDENT THROUGHOUT ALL HIS WORK. HIS OUTSIZED CREATIVITY AND STORYTELLING STANDS POISED AT THE CREST OF A NEW WAVE OF BRANDED AND INTERACTIVE CONTENT IN JAPAN’S CREATIVE COMMUNITY. HE IS KNOWN FOR MARRYING AN UNBIASED, BORDERLESS WORLDVIEW WITH VERITÉ-STYLE IMAGES AND GROUNDED PERCEPTIONS OF TOKYO AND JAPAN.
AMONG HIS AWARDS, HE RECEIVED IN CANNES LIONS FESTIVAL A SILVER LION IN FILM CRAFT AND A BRONZE LION IN FILM FOR HIS WORK NIKE “MUSIC SHOE”, AND A SILVER LION IN FILM FOR ADIDAS ORIGINALS “SPLIT UP SERVICE”.
KOSAI RESIDES IN TOKYO AND IS CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN A WIDE RANGE OF PROJECTS INCLUDING TV SPOTS, ONLINE FILMS, MUSIC VIDEOS, SHORT FILMS & FEATURES, INTERACTIVE CONTENTS AND ART INSTALLATIONS.
SHANNON IS AN ANGLICISED IRISH SURNAME THAT DERIVE FROM THE GAELIC WORD “SEANACHAIDH”, WHICH MEANS “SKILLED STORYTELLER”.
AFTER WORKING AT THE COMMUNITY AGENCY AND GETTING HIS DEGREE IN FILM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES, SHANNON HAS BEEN DIRECTING WITH LANDIA MANY OF THE MOST EXCITING PROJECTS IN THE PAST YEARS. HIS FILMS MERGE STORYTELLING, QUIRKY COMEDY WITH CINEMATIC VISUAL STYLE. HE COVERS A WIDE RANGE OF CREATIVE PROJECTS, FROM SMALL CLEVER SCRIPTS, TO BIG PRODUCTION-VALUE INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGNS.
AFTER WINNING AWARDS AND WORKING WITH SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AGENCIES AND CLIENTS, SHANNON BUILT HIS CAREER UP TO BECOME ONE OF THE NEWEST RELEVANT DIRECTORS IN THE ADVERTISING SCENE.
Martin Werner is one of Scandinavia’s most awarded and highly sought after directors. He started his career in film as a 1st AD, moving into directing in 1994 and quickly became one of the most respected and loved directors in Denmark.
After setting up the now world-renowned Bacon Films in 2001, he started to shoot more international work, picking up awards in the US and across Europe. Awarded work includes commercials for Coca Cola, Audi, Carlsberg, Café Noir and most recently his Jack & Jones campaign starring Christopher Walken.
Founder of Bacon CPH, cofounder of Bacon Oslo and Bacon de Czar