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post • 'Panini' – the new music video by Lil Nas X (Old Town Road) with a triple dose of CHIMNEY VFX support

12.09.2019 • Lil Nas X (* 9 April 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia; real name: Montero Lamar Hill) is an American rapper and singer. He made his big breakthrough with his country-rap breakout single "Old Town Road", that went viral and through the roof on TikTok at the beginning of 2019. The song was number 1 on US Billboard Hot 100 for an incredible 19 weeks – longer than anyone ever before since the charts were founded in 1958. That and more than a billion streams on Spotify logically led to two MTV Video Music Awards. In June 2019, Nas X had his coming out as a homosexual – making him the first artist to do so from the number one spot on the charts.

We present you his 'Panini' video on GoSee that was created in a cross-border global collaboration: Chimney's LA, NYC and Warsaw offices all worked simultaneously on the elaborate VFX for top hip hop star Lil Nas X. "The final result is this snazzy 3-minute version of Blade Runner… realized in just one month." CHIMNEY is thrilled to tell GoSee. On YouTube, the clip – produced by Lord Danger and directed by Mike Diva aka Mike Dahlquist - already has...

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Agencies • 'Helping to make brands freshly relevant to a complex world...' – From Rankin the man to RANKIN the company, official one-stop-shop agency launch September 2019

12.09.2019 • In the ever-changing, ever-evolving era of creative industries comes the need for an agency to cut through the bull. Enter: RANKIN. Once known as simply one man, now an amalgamation of the independent operations Tonic Reps, The Full Service, Rankin Photography and Rankin Film; all tidied up in one neat creative package.

RANKIN is now a one-stop-shop, with one easy-to-remember name. Bringing together all the many creative facets of the acclaimed photographer and over 80 talented people buying into Rankin’s creative vision under the one umbrella means the agency sits in that unique spot of not being just a film or photography studio but also wearing hats in idea generation, editorial content, brand identity, talent management, and start-to-finish production.

Rankin himself is now joined by leading industry players Richard Pinder, ex Publicis Groupe and Crispin Porter, as CEO, and Christine Jones, ex Ogilvy & Mather and WPP, as Executive Creative Director. RANKIN, which officially launches this September, already has the names of Samsonite, Unilever and Rolls Royce on the wall...

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illu • kombinatrotweiss-illustration : DRASIK STUDIO saves the good oil, KLAR OPTIK puts a smile on your face, plus 'World of Beauty' in BRIGITTE magazine

12.09.2019 • DRASIK STUDIO c/o KOMBINATROTWEISS created an animation for DEOLEO's sustainability project entitled "Save the Good Oil!". Internationally active olive oil manufacturer Deoleo wants to create a brand for sustainable oils based on the values of quality and traceability. By means of apprenticeship and further training programs for farmers and olive oil mills, the Spanish brand wants to protect native varieties and contribute to the conservation of biodiversity in olive groves.

Deoleo is a multinational producer, bottler and distributer of olive oil headquartered in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain. Its brands include Bertolli, Carbonell, Hojiblanca, Koipe, Koipesol, Carapelli, Sasso, Maya, Louit, Friol, and Figaro. Spanish brand Carbonell and Italian brands Bertolli and Carapelli are among the leading brands of olive oil in the world. GoSee: deoleo.eu

Together with KLAR OPTIK in Darmstadt, illustrator Kristina SUVOROVA c/o KOMBINATROTWEISS designed a cloth for cleaning eyeglasses that simply puts a smile on your face. "Such a small, useful accessory can often look quite boring, but...

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Agencies • Severin Wendeler : CITROËN CONCEPT 2019 for Traction/BETC, a Nürburgring 24-Hour Race reportage, plus AMG C63 personal work

11.09.2019 • SEBASTIEN STAUB C/O SEVERIN WENDELER staged the CITROËN CONCEPT 2019. The Citroën brand has been writing automotive history since 1919. In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Citroën interprets the future of transportation with the 19-19. The Citroën 19-19 concept is a high-tech vehicle with an unconventional design inspired by aviation. The campaign was supported by GoSee Member CONTINENTAL PRODUCTIONS on commission for Citroën and Traction/BETC, the global creative agency of the French carmaker.

24-Hour Race Nürburgring – with photos by Lisa LINKE c/o SEVERIN WENDELER, Post production by Curve Digital.

We present a new project for a client who specializes in life design. The images were shot by Anton WATTS c/o SEVERIN WENDELER to convey his very unique approach to navigating life and organizational changes.

'AMG C63' – personal work by PATRICK CURTET C/O SEVERIN WENDELER.


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Agencies • WILDFOX RUNNING : VW Concept Car ID. Vizzion, BMW Design campaign, CLOSED 'Sustainability' campaign, JÄGERMEISTER, LEDLENSER, KIZIPENDIUM, LETSDEAL.NO and an exhibitor at UPDATE-19-BERLIN

11.09.2019 • The ID. Vizzion concept car is VW's vision of the electric car of the future: a luxury class sedan with a progressive design, an intelligent interior concept and groundbreaking technology. Electric motors on front and rear axles enable all-wheel drive with especially dynamic acceleration. David DAUB C/O WILDFOX RUNNING photographed the VW 'ID Vizzion' in Spain.

Meet WILDFOX RUNNING in person at UPDATE-19-BERLIN on 15 November in Berlin where they will present an exciting range of up-and-coming and established photographers.

Marlen MUELLER C/O WILDFOX RUNNING photographed the 'Sustainability Campaign' in Berlin for CLOSED. Art direction was taken care of by Christiane Bördner (styling: Coco Roth, prop syling: Maren Langer, hair & make-up: Loni Baur)

The label on the topic of sustainability: “We are not an eco label. (And we feel that it’s impossible for a clothing company with quarterly collections to be 100 percent sustainable.) That doesn’t stop us from continuously finding new ways to improve. And it always felt so natural to us that we didn’t talk about it all that...

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