SEA OF SHADOWS
Directed by RICHARD LADKANI
Executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and winner of the 2019 Sundance Audience Award, Ladkani’s documentary-thriller spotlights the looming elimination of the vaquita, the world’s most endangered whale –– an extinction event vis-à-vis an international conspiracy fueled by pure human greed –– that could provoke disastrous and irreversible ecological chain reactions effecting all life on Earth.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: festival marketing strategy; key art design; social media strategy and creative; paid and organic social campaign; teaser trailer.
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.
Directed by STEVE LOVERIDGE
In his Sundance award-winning film, painstakingly assembled from over 400 hours of M.I.A.’s personal video footage, Loveridge intimately chronicles the evolving persona, career and struggles of one of pop music’s most visionary and outspoken artists.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing strategy; social media creative; trailer cutdowns; radio ads; digital/home video extras.
Directed by ROBERT GREENE
Greene’s highly acclaimed, elegiac documentary about the ghosts that loom over the centennial of a scarcely-known American tragedy stunned audiences at festivals, as well as throughout its fiercely independent theatrical roadshow tour.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: key art design; social media strategy & creative; video assets; print ads.
OUR NEW PRESIDENT
Directed by MAXIM POZDOROVKIN
Pozdorovkin’s eye-popping feature length adaptation of his earlier short film by the same name won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance 2018. Presenting the events surrounding the 2016 US elections as told by Russian broadcast media, he skewers the thin line between “fake news” and propaganda, with results that are equally hilarious and terrifying.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing strategy; paid and organic social media strategy & creative; video assets.
Directed by KOGONADA
John Cho stuns in Kogonada’s debut feature, which shattered distribution norms and established its power as a critical and audience favorite, with a rating of 97% Certified Fresh and over 25 award nominations from festivals and film critics’ groups.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: paid and organic social media strategy & creative; online video assets; print ads.
Directed by DAVID ROBERT MITCHELL
A critical and popular smash, Mitchell’s film has inarguably become a beloved new horror classic, accomplishing what the genre has always done best: utilizing suspense and style to vocalize society’s darkest anxieties, in this case via Maika Monroe’s powerhouse performance.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: organic social media campaign; digital graphics; digital videos; print and digital ads; merch design and giveaways. In association with The Orb Agency.
Directed by LAURA POITRAS
Poitras interrogates the queasy ethical relationships between security, surveillance, and freedom in the 21st century vis-à-vis the story of former government contractor Edward Snowden. Her achievement rightly won the Academy Award® for Best Documentary in 2015.
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing campaign strategy including Awards; social media graphics; digital video; digital ads including Awards. In association with The Orb Agency.
Directed by JONATHAN & ELAN BOGARIN
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing strategy; paid and organic social media creative; video assets.
Directed by ELIZA HITTMAN
HIGH COUNCIL handled: digital video creative; social media graphics; print collateral.
EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA
Directed by JIM MCKAY
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing strategy; organic and paid social media campaign; social media graphics.
Directed by AARON KATZ
HIGH COUNCIL handled: digital video assets; social media graphics; print (including OOH) collateral.
HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT
Directed by JOSH & BENNY SAFDIE
HIGH COUNCIL handled: marketing strategy; paid and organic marketing campaign; social media graphics; print collateral including (OOH). In association with The Orb Agency.
Directed by CRAIG GILLESPIE
HIGH COUNCIL handled: print collateral (including in-theater & OOH); social media graphics; digital video.
Directed by FREDRICK WISEMAN
HIGH COUNCIL handled: key art; marketing strategy.
Directed by JENNIFER PEEDOM
HIGH COUNCIL handled: digital video and animation; print collateral.
Directed by AMANDA LIPITZ
HIGH COUNCIL handled: for home video: organic and paid campaign; social media graphics; print collateral.
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
Directed by TIM WARDLE
HIGH COUNCIL handled: social media creative; digital video and animation; print collateral, including Awards ads and OOH.
Directed by BONG JOON-HO
HIGH COUNCIL handled: organic social media campaign; social media graphics; merchandise design. In association with The Orb Agency.
Directed by LEIGH WHANNELL
HIGH COUNCIL handled: social media graphics; digital video and animation; ArcLight storywall; print collateral (including OOH).