Wild Plum Adds Director Aion Velie; Shoots Navy Campaign for GlobalHue
Venice-based production company Wild Plum proudly added documentarian Aion Velie to its roster of directors. Velie promptly was awarded a Navy package out of GlobalHue that focused on real servicemen and women and the true stories of their Navy experience.Read More
WIld Plum Proudly Welcomes Executive Producer Tanya Cohen
Wild Plum is proud to announce the arrival of Executive Producer Tanya Cohen to its team. Tanya's extensive background in commercial, digital and feature production makes her an invaluable asset to the Venice-based production company.Read More
Mike Goubeaux Creates 'Tough' Spot For Braun
Wild Plum director Mike Goubeaux is no stranger to winning video contests. Since college he has regularly won or placed in a variety of "call to action" competitions, including Doritos' Super Bowl challenge, where he was a finalist. His latest feat is a Braun branded content piece entitled "That's Tough" through Tongal.com, which claimed the top prize.Read More
Ben Ross Directs 48-Hour Film for Black Women For Wellness
This past weekend, director Ben Ross took on the challenge of creating a video in 48-hours video to benefit Black Women for Wellness. As part of the film fest put on by Public Interest Pictures, Ross was first teamed, at random, with Nourbese Flint and Onyenma Obiekea of the BW4W organization on Friday afternoon, where the group had to concept, shoot, and deliver a 3-5 minute video by 2PM Sunday.Read More
Kamp Teams With Saatchi NY for Miller Lite "Moving Day"
Kamp Grizzly teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi New York to create a fun-filled spot that everyone can relate to. A group of friends help their buddy out on the proverbial move. Boxes and furniture are hefted into a moving truck, sweat is wiped from foreheads, and those awkward, larger pieces are deftly maneuvered in place. To thank his friends for their help, our mover isn't just going to give them any old beer, but rather the Texas twelve-pack of Miller Lite - featuring twelve, sixteen-ounce cans - to quench their thirst. A big job deserves a big beer.Read More
Kamp Shows 'Persistence'; Featured In Shoot
DDB NY tapped the Kamp Grizzly team to bring their unique visual style to an Ad Council campaign for the US Tennis Association's College Fund and National Junior Tennis & Learning organization.Read More
WP Proud To Sponsor WeSpark Cancer Support
Wild Plum is proud to once again sponsor WeSpark's 4th Annual 10k Run & 5K Run/Walk, taking place on November 4, 2012 at Universal Studios!Read More
Ross Selected As Winner In 33rd Annual Telly Awards
The Telly Awards has named Wild Plum creative director Benjamin T. Ross as a Silver winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for his piece titled Santa Clara Baseball - Relentless Development. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.Read More
Core and LatinWorks Team Up for Chevy 'Big Red'
Director/DP Ericson Core and agency LatinWorks collaborated on a heart-felt spot for Chevrolet featuring a future builder and his wagon emulating his father's own work.Read More
Aronofsky Helms Chilling Meth PSAs
Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky teamed with Wild Plum and agency Organic to produce four haunting PSA to promote the Meth Project's anti-drug message.Read More
WP Featured in Source Article on Diversity
Wild Plum has been featured in a special article published by Source/Ecreative focusing on minority and women-owned production companies.Read More
New Adidas Campaign for Kamp; Featured in AdWeek
Kamp Grizzly has just wrapped up an exciting new spot for Adidas, which was selected as AdWeek's Ad of the Day for Tuesday, August 9th.Read More
Billboard Places Shane Drake's Panic Video Among The Decade's Best
Shane Drake and Panic! At The Disco's early collaboration on "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies" placed #3 in Billboard Magazine's Top Ten Videos of the decade.Read More
Paramore, Shane Drake Make a 'Monster'
Shane Drake and Paramore have teamed up once again for a visually stunning music video that has garnered quite a bit of attention.Read More
Wild Plum Gets New Logo, Website
After nearly four years, Wild Plum is revamping its image with a brand new logo and website.Read More
Ericson Core Gets Muddy For Dial Spot
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Wild Plum's Ericson Core has wrapped up a new commercial for Dial for Men, featuring some overgrown kids playing and working hard in the dirtiest of conditions.
WP Completes Another Successful Season of American Idol/Ford Videos
The team at Wild Plum has just wrapped up its eighth season of American Idol/Ford branded content.Read More
Kieran Walsh Takes On A Second Round of 'Acuvue' Ads, Featured in Shoot Magazine
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Director Kieran Walsh recently completed his second spot for Acuvue's "One Day" campaign, which features teens making the transition from glasses to contact lenses, highlighting the freedom that having contacts brings.Read More
Drake's Panic! Video Featured in Rolling Stone
"Ready To Go", the second single off of Panic! At The Disco's "Vices & Virtues" album, had a featured write-up and video about its music video, directed by Shane Drake.Read More
Multi-Talented Director Mike G Joins Wild Plum
Wild Plum is proud to announce the addition of Mike Goubeaux (aka Mike G) to its directorial roster. Mike comes from a visual effects background, and while he boasts VFX capability as one of his strengths, he is very adept at working with actors and finding the perfect timing for a performance.Read More
It's Time To Panic!
It's here! The first video for Panic! At The Disco's highly anticipated "Vices and Virtues" album went live last night on MTV.com.Read More
Welcome Doug & Kim!
We are thrilled to welcome Doug Sherin and Kimberley Griswold of OPTiONS as our new West Coast Sales reps.Read More
A Panic Is Coming...
Shane Drake re-teamed with Panic! At The Disco for their newest single, "The Ballad of Mona Lisa" This is the fourth collaboration between Shane and the group, with their "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" video winning a VMA Video of the Year award.Read More
Happy New Year to all and we hope you had a great holiday season! We're so looking forward to a great 2011 and wish everyone the best in the coming year.Read More
WP Helps Komen Cancer With Music Video
We were very proud and honored to help out with a special project recently. We provided production support and equipment to a music video shoot for Juke Kartel's single, "Brightest Star" and I (Ben) served as DP and editor for the project.Read More
Core Gets Ugly
Ericson Core recently shot a two-spot package for Pure Fishing with Moroch, featuring their Ugly Stik rod and Abu Garcia line of equipment.Read More
Acuvue Taps Walsh for 'One Day' Spot
Kieran Walsh just wrapped up a spot for Acuvue contact lenses that shot over two days in Vancouver, BC. The piece features teens shedding their glasses for contacts and highlighting the confidence that brings.Read More
Kieran Walsh Strikes Again With Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Kieran Walsh recently completed his second campaign with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan. Focusing on intimate, realistic stories, these spots are slice of life pieces that Kieran excels at.Read More
Shane Drake Chosen for the Shoot New Directors Showcase
We are very proud to announce that Shane Drake has made the list of Shoot Magazine's New Director Showcase for 2010.Read More
American Idol/Ford Season Under Way!
Season 9 of American Idol is down to their top 12, so you know what that means, right? Wild Plum and JWT/Team Detroit are teaming up once again for the Ford Music Videos!Read More
Shane in Shoot
Shane Drake's Altoids "Man Conditioner" spec spot made this week's edition of Shoot Magazine's "Best Work You May Never See" column.Read More
Ericson Core shot an exciting new spot for Coors this week at Mount Baldy just outside of LA. Temperatures never got above the mid-30s but you have to go where the snow is! Despite some early travel problems due to weather, everything went smoothly (which is saying something in difficult terrain) and we can't wait to show you all the final spot!Read More
Kieran welcomed a new member to his flock this week as Derrick the calf was born! Isn't he cute!?!Read More
Shane's Lincoln Spot Debuts on Grammy Broadcast
Shane Drake's new Lincoln spot featuring the Shiny Toy Guns and their hit "Major Tom" debuted Sunday night on the Grammy Awards telecast.Read More
Fast-Acting Lash Growth...Slow-Moving Job!
We are very proud to announce that the Latisse project we have been working on for nearly a year has made it's web debut!Read More
Lincoln + Grammys
And, no, it's not for an audiobook recording of the Gettysburg Address. Watch the Grammys this year and check out Lincoln's (the car company), cool new spot directed by Shane Drake and featuring the band Shiny Toy Guns.Read More
Ericson Core Featured in The Source and Shoot Online (Updated)
The Source Online ran an article today featuring Ericson Core's return to the Plum family.Read More
Miles Melman Strikes Again!
Kieran Walsh's viral for Raisin Bran featuring mild-mannered alien Miles Melman has become a hit, finding itself in Creativity's Top Five spots of the week.Read More
McClymonts Hit #2!
The McClymont's "My Life Again" video by Walter May has risen to #2 on the CMT Pure Country video charts. Let's keep this thing going and hit #1. Congrats to Walter and the group, great work!Read More
I Can See For Miles...
Kieran Walsh recently directed a viral spot for Raisin Bran featuring a rather amusing and friendly alien, Miles Melman. Although this E.T. is rather frightening on the outside, he really is a sweetheart, especially since discovering the tasty and filling qualities of Raisin Bran.Read More
Behind the 'Lights
Remember that shoot we did for The Daylights a few weeks ago? Well here's a nice little behind the scenes the band did of the shoot. Enjoy!Read More
Taking Extreme to Another Dimension
WP's director/cameraman Matt Goodman recently finished DP-ing "X Games 3-D: The Movie" which had a limited run in theaters in August. He used RED cameras with both beam-splitting technology and side-by-side camera rigs.Read More
Hard to believe it's been two years since Wild Plum came about. We are so thrilled to have been fortunate enough to work with so many great companies and people in that span and are looking forward to all that the future holds.Read More
Wild Plum recently teamed with JWT/Team Detroit to produce two documentary web series for Ford's 2010 Mustang. In all, there will be 10 short documentaries on the site within the year, promoting the newest Mustang model and featuring stories surrounding the legendary model.Read More
Shooting For The Moon(man)
WP director Shane Drake has been nominated for an MTV VMA "Moonman" for his direction of Paramore's "Decode" video. The video is competing in the Best Rock Video category. This beautiful video mixes performance with footage from the film Twilight, in which the song is featured.Read More
Wild Plum is very excited to announce the addition of Kieran Walsh to our team. Kieran has tremendous cinematic sensibilities as well as an incredible ability to get the most natural performances from actors. He is truly a gifted talent that we are so proud to have on our roster.Read More
MTV.com ran a feature on Shane Drake's new Flo Rida video, "Sugar" Learn some fun facts about the video, including some of Shane's wardrobe preferences, HERE.Read More
That's A Wrap!!!
Wild Plum has just completed another fantastic and fun year of American Idol/Ford music videos. We had a blast working with the Idols, Ford, JWT and Fremantle as well as our tremendous crew every week. Shane Drake and P.R. Brown did an outstanding job directing this year and post house Ntropic really helped take the videos to another level.Read More
Congratulations to Eric Heimbold, whose Doritos spot that he concepted and directed aired during the Super Bowl and is receiving rave reviews! "Power of the Crunch" was ranked #5 of all Super Bowl spots by USA Today's AdMeter and is mentioned among the top spots by many other outlets.Read More