Anonymous Content Signs Ash Bolland
Press Release from Anonymous Content
Anonymous Content has added to its roster of award-winning talent with the versatile Ash Bolland. A self-taught film director, cinematographer, editor, 3D artist, compositor, concept designer, graphic designer, colorist and musician, Bolland specializes in the ad space. Award-winning campaigns for MTV – Organic and Genetically Modified HD – highlight his commercial portfolio, which also includes HP Meet or Delete (with MTV International), a Man vs. Wild spot for Discovery Channel, and Swatch Playground.
"Ash knows how to create fresh visual imagery that resonates with a broad audience," noted EP/Head of Commercials Dave Morrison. "He can work cross-platform, and has the ability to work within any budgetary range. With his natural talent and our multimedia capabilities, we will be able to create some memorable campaigns."
Bolland's awards include a slew of PromaxBDA gold and silver awards in multiple categories, from best overall ad campaign to best 3D animation design, for work in the US and abroad. He also earned the Juice TV NZ Awards for Best Electronic Music Video two years in a row, for Shapeshifter's LWC and Salmonella Dub's Nu Steppa. A popular speaker, Bolland has delivered lectures in Malaysia (KL Design Week 2009), New Zealand (Semi-Permanent 2007, SPARC 2002), Australia (AGIdeas 2007, RPRSNT 2005, Digit Conference 2003 and '02), Japan (CBNET 2005), and Spain (OFFF 2005).
Prior to joining Anonymous Content, Bolland acted as director/owner of Umeric for nine years. He also spent time at Deepend, Massive, Dave Clare Associates and Rialto Films, all either in Sydney or Auckland.
About Anonymous Content:
Anonymous Content is an industry-leading production and management firm that leverages its unrivaled reach and access to talent to create and produce innovative content across all its divisions: Film, Integrated, Commercials, Music Video, Television, and Talent.
Anonymous Content was formed in 1999 by a collaboration of business and creative minds responsible for developing some of the industry's most respected entertainment and branded content. In launching the firm, the founders combined their unique talents, distinct vision for the future of content creation, and unmatched industry access. Since then, Anonymous has been able to extend its reach across entertainment, exercising its capacity to package talent and mine literary material from deep and powerful resources.
Company principals have developed longstanding direct relationships with talent, talent agencies, advertising agencies, domestic and international distributors, and broadcasters, reinforcing their ability to assemble the right team for any project. They create compelling and entertaining content while facilitating the development, production, and distribution of programming through both traditional and emerging media channels. Anonymous is responsible for producing such features as 44 Inch Chest, 50 First Dates, Babel, Case 39, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Smiley Face and Rendition to name a few. Its commercial arm has been part of many of the industry's most successful campaigns, as well being at the forefront of the evolution of brand integration campaigns such as BMW Films. The Anonymous team now consists of more than 100 full-time employees at its Culver City, New York, and London offices.