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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 plus Q&A with Richard Pinder, CEO RANKIN, for you on GoSee

16.09.2019 • 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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Film • 'Hotel MFW' – the fashion film for the Milan Fashion Week S/S 2020 by Giacomo Boeri and The Blink Fish on GoSee presents established and emerging Italian brands – a recommendation by Fashion Film Consultant Niccolo Montanari

15.09.2019 • Niccolo Montanari, Fashion Film Consultant, Video PR & Festival Strategist, presents the fashion film entitled 'HOTEL MFW' here on GoSee, which was commissioned by the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (National Chamber of Italian Fashion). It was realized by director and storyteller Giacomo Boeri and his agency The Blink Fish based in Milan, which he founded in 2013.

“Shot to celebrate the Milan Fashion Week S/S 2020 (17-23 September, 2019), 'Hotel MFW' sees several rooms of the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Milan brimming with unique guests on the eve of the Milan Fashion Week. Championing inclusion, diversity and uniqueness, these values form the central theme of the film and are strongly promoted by the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana.

The different looks of the models were carefully curated by fashion editor and stylist Georgia Tal, with a focus on supporting the local design scene by featuring a wide range of brands based in Italy, from emerging to more established, namely Annakiki, The Attico, L’Autre Chose, GCDS, MSGM, Paula Cademartori, Sara Battaglia, Stella...

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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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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:

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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Events • Who was at the end of the line this year at Cannes Lions? – Weischer.Media presented the advertising Oscars in 2019, Scholz & Friends is the best German agency, and GoSee celebrates the Titanium Lion for 'The Uncensored Playlist' by DDB Berlin for 'Reporters Without Borders'

11.09.2019 • Glitter and glamour on stage at an entertaining award ceremony with presenter Steven Gätjen and host Florian Weischer, Chairman of Hamburg-based media company Weischer.Media, followed by an after-show party: Around 300 invited guests witnessed the ceremonial presentation of the “Oscars of Advertising” at Delphi Showpalast in Hamburg. Weischer.Media, the official German representative of the International Festival of Creativity in Cannes for more than 20 years, invited guests once again to the “Night of the Lions” in Hamburg where the German winners were honored and finally received their long-awaited Lion trophies, which they had won in Cannes in June.

A total of only 32 Lions (Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Titanium) were presented to the creatives. Two particularly valuable awards were among the coveted trophies: one Grand Prix and one Titanium Lion. “With the Titanium Lion and Grand Prix, our creatives demonstrate their ability to compete in the highest league of international creatives, even though the German agencies did better in Cannes last year,” Florian Weischer says...

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