m ss g p eces is the new wave production and entertainment company inspired by the limitless potential of storytelling and technology. We provide production and creative services to likeminded collaborators. Since 2005, we’ve hand-crafted stories and experiences that celebrate the human spirit, innovation, art and culture.
We create original content and commercials across all mediums with some of the best storytellers in the world, supported by an extraordinary network of production and post-production talent.
Ruffianis about craft, elegance, charm, simplicity and wit. We are about destruction and passion. We are about bringing opposites together, to create something extraordinary. We tell it like it is. We try new things because there is no point in doing it any other way. We are rawness, refined.
J O J X is an international collective of experienced directors, artists, and creatives, dedicated to creating dynamic, innovative content in the world of visual entertainment. Our mission is to combine fresh ideas and an enduring work ethic to produce progressive content of the highest caliber. With a focus on exploring true, human connections, J O J X promises to deliver work that creates a lasting bond between brands and viewers. In today’s ever-changing world, our method is simple: to transform a vision into an unrivaled cinematic experience.
IDENTITY - From its inception, Identity has painstakingly built a brand and reputation based on their visual sophistication, individuality, and refreshing creativity. Identity’s curated roster of highly innovative and unique directors are sought after all over the world. Identity has made its mark on award-winning work for clients such as Samsung, L’Oreal, Tiffany, Gillette and Lexus, creating an environment where creativity continuously flourishes. Headlining the visual-style genre, Identity’s directors cover the complete range of storytelling and lifestyle.
Identity thrives in an open forum loft located in Manhattan’s meatpacking district. At this collective, it is not unusual to find directors collaborating on others’ projects. It’s all part of the company credo to have a great time doing remarkable work in a relaxed atmosphere.
Paul Dektor’s work is infused with a hearty dose of documentary style mixed with a cinematic eye creating films that always connect viewers to the characters. It’s through seemingly unscripted and natural performances or with effortless dialog that Paul tells stories.
Born in South Africa, Paul learned the art of filmmaking at an early age, on the sets of his father Leslie Dektor, a renowned director who has influenced generations of filmmakers. Motion picture cameras were his tools growing up, allowing him to explore and experiment with various techniques until he could craft films that were filled with subtle emotions and imbued with an underlying optimism.
HouseSpecial (formerly Laika/house)
HouseSpecial, formerly LAIKA/house, can make anything move. In tandem with their animation expertise, the studio’s creative team is well-known for their ability to integrate design and develop characters that push brand narratives beyond the expected for clients like Sony, Jose Cuervo, Target, M&M’S, Honey Nut Cheerios, Honda and FOX Sports. This Portland-based crew of artists is guided by their infectious passion for storytelling and an obsession to bring wonder to every commercial collaboration.
Noble Animation is a video and commercial production studio that creates high quality Company, Stop Motion, CG, 2D, 3D and Live Action video. Our artists have a unique vision and a nimble execution.
OPTIMUS is a Chicago-based creative studio with a deep roster of experienced professionals, from Editors, Designers and Audio Engineers to Color, VFX and Finish, we pride ourselves on working collaboratively and proactively on every project.
ONE at Optimusrepresents a diverse team of award-winning directors that deliver top-notch commercial work and branded content. Together with OPTIMUS, ONE offers all production services from shoot through post, under one roof - a singular streamlined creative force.
Q Department is an award winning music studio notable for original music and sound design collaborations with directors Bruno Aveillan, Joe Berlinger, Marco Brambilla, Neill Blomkamp, Derek Cianfrance, Joel & Ethan Coen, Michael Cuesta, Filip Engstrom, Johnny Hardstaff, Antony Hoffman, Joseph Kosinski, Randy Krallman, Robert Logevall, Noam Murro, Rodrigo Prieto, PSYOP, Mark Romanek, Rupert Sanders, Harris Savides, Malik Sayeed, Ridley Scott, Guy Shelmerdine, Mario Sorrenti, Ondi Timoner, Danis Tanovic and Phil Van amongst others.