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Hungry Man Takes Home Oscar Gold As Well

The Weinsteins ain’t got nothin’ on Hungry Man! The New York Times released their first ever post-awards awards this year and they had some very kind things to say about Kinka Usher’s Pepsi spot “Mini Hollywood” as well as Bryan Buckley’s American Express commercials with Tina Fey. “BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY The Pepsi minican commercial, which…

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As Seen On The Oscars!

Nebraska ain’t the only thing that’s black and white on Oscar night! Bryan Buckley’s newest spots for American Express aired during Hollywood’s Biggest Night featuring miss Bossypants herself, Tina Fey. You can check out all three spots below in case you missed the show. And if you did miss the show, spoiler alert: Fast Six…

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New York Times, AdWeek, The New Yorker, The Today show…. ‘nuf said

It’s always nice when an article about the best Super Bowl commercials begins with, “Brilliantly directed by Bryan Buckley…” First sentence out of the gate. We love it. Indeed the news outlets are talking about the Super Bowl… well… the commercials of the Super Bowl. The game itself, not as much. Hungry Man has made…

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Hungry Man Superbowl Spot Re-Cap!

Anybody watch the Super Bowl last night? I DVR’d it. Don’t tell me what happened. BUT, I did see all of the commercials and woooo weee did Hungry Man have some good ones. Check ‘em below! Turbo Tax – “Love Hurts” Dir. Bryan Buckley Go Daddy – “Puppet Master” Dir. Bryan Buckley Go Daddy –…

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NY Times Talks Super Bowl Spots (and Bryan Buckley spots)

Have you ever wondered why in recent years certain companies have released their Super Bowl Commercials early on their websites and on YouTube? Gone are the days of Super Bowl secrecy and nigh is the day of tantalizing one’s audience… But why? Well the New York Times breaks it down for you in this article….

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Bryan Buckley Super Bowl Spot Drops Early

Christmas is coming early this year, or, rather, The Super Bowl. Bryan Buckley’s Super Bowl ad for GoDaddy hit the internet hard today scoring write-ups on Creativity Online, AdWeek, and USA Today. Don’t like spoilers? Well don’t you worry, there’s still plenty of GoDaddy goodness saved up for the big game. This is merely a…

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ScarJo Discusses the Finer Points of SodaStream

The Superbowl King himself, Mr. Bryan Buckley, will be debuting his new spot for SodaStream during the venerable footballing event on February 2nd. In the meantime the star of said commercial, Miss Scarlett Johansson, gave a wonderful little behind the scenes interview to give you a taste, a soupçon, if you will, of what’s in…

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Creativity Online Likes Bryan’s Xbox Cautionary Tale

Creativity Online highlighted Bryan Buckley’s new Xbox spot, “Lost.” The spot features a gamer who is so invested in the new game “Ryse: Son of Rome” that he starts to exhibit actual battle wounds. The same thing happened to me when I played Guitar Hero except instead of getting cuts all over my body I…

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Hold My Beer While The New York Times Hails Buckley and Krasinski’s New Bud Light Spots

Bryan Buckley and John Krasinski have teamed up once again on a new online campaign for Bud Light. The campaign (directed by Buckley and written by Krasinski and his business partner Danny Stessen) is a send up of the “Hold My Beer” internet meme. Both Creativity Online and The New York Times are talking about…

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Source E Talks To Hungry Man About Funny

From the moment the first human uttered its first chuckle, the question of “What is funny?” has plagued our species as we time and time again tried to bring smiles to our friends, impress persons of romantic interest, and uplift the otherwise downtrodden. “What is funny?” is one of the most elusive questions on the…

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Media Bistro Gives Our Xbox Their Due Props

Two of Hungry Man’s top directors (and co-owners of the company) are tag-teaming Xbox’s new Xbox One roll-out this fall, with Bryan Buckley shooting last month’s “Invitation” and this month’s “His and Hers” while simultaneously Hank Perlman rocks his own spot, “Retirement Home,” featuring Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis showing off the finer points of…

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Buckley’s Xbox Spot Gets Nearly 3 Million Hits In October

Bryan Buckley’s Xbox spot “Invitation” made Adweek’s list “YouTube’s 10 Most-Watched Ads in October.” It comes in at number six on the list with 2,785,181 hits in October. Not too shabby when you consider it was only uploaded on October 25th. Great job Xbox team! It’s only just begun.

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3rd Annual Ciclope Festival Was Great Success!

Hungry Man set the 3rd annual Ciclope Festival ablaze this week racking up three awards and earning five finalist nods in a variety of categories, such as… Direction Silver – Grey Poupon “The Chase” by Bryan Buckley Bronze – Comedy Central “Siesta” by Bryan Buckley Finalist – Geico “Hump Day” by Wayne McClammy Finalist –…

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Bryan’s XBox Gets The Bronze

AdWeek’s got a new way of rating newly released spots. They’re now letting their audience decide and their audience has, indeed, decided. Bryan Buckley’s Xbox spot came in 3rd in the top 5 best spots of last week. Add to that the massive amount of airtime it got during every and all sporting events this…

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Incredible new ad for Xbox One from Bryan Buckley!

Whether you’re a gamer or not, get ready for all your dreams to come true. Bryan Buckley’s epic new spot for Xbox One has launched a most legendary tease for the new entertainment console out this November. Plus I would take Zachary Quinto transporting next to me at a train station any day. Check out…

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Big News Out of Hungry Man Brazil!

Hungry Man Brazil is one of three production companies to be nominated for the Caboré Award, the most coveted of awards in the Brazilian market. Established by Meio & Mensagem in 1980, every production company and ad agency in the country vie for nominations annually in any one of Caboré’s thirteen categories. This year, Hungry…

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HM Gets 1,373,302 Shares On Our Summer Break

Hey, remember how Hungry Man had a spot at the top of Mashable’s list of Most Shared Spots of June? Yeah… Well… This time we’ve got two. Wayne’s “Hump Day” ad for Geico is still topping the Most Shared List in August followed closely by Bryan Buckley’s “Football on Your Phone” spot for DirecTV. Together…

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Sam Thielman Features HTC on AdWeek

In his front page article AdWeek reporter Sam Thielman really acknowledges the finer points of Bryan Buckley’s new spot for HTC, Here’s To Change. “You can tell just from the guy’s back that it’s Robert Downey Jr., but I’m mostly happy to see Jon Polito again after several years of absence from Coen brothers movies,…

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HTC Is Up On AdCritic

AdCritic is talking about Bryan Buckley’s newest spot for HTC, “Here’s To Change.” The commercial stars the — in their words — “Uber Cool” Robert Downey Jr. as he explains to us the HTC is anything you want it to be. Granted, Hipster Troll Carwash hadn’t crossed my mind when it comes to HTC, but…

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Over 8 Million Views!!!

Big news in the Hungry Man world today. Bryan Buckley’s spot for DirecTV, “Football On Your Phone” has officially had over 8 million views on YouTube. Major congratulations to Bryan, the crew, and the entire Manning clan!

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People Love The Idea of Football On Your Phone!

Or they just love the Manning family. We can’t blame ‘em for either. Bryan Buckley’s latest spot for DirecTV, “Football On Your Phone” is blowing up the internet [figuratively]. In less than 24 hours it has garnered over 2 MILLION views on youtube and has been talked about by seemingly every news organization on planet…

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Dave Goes All Hollyshorts On Us

That’s right. Dave Laden’s short film “First Impressions” is an official selection at this year’s 9th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival. Major congratulations are in order to Dave and his wonderful cast and crew for creating a wholly unique peice of filmic art. And, for those of you who are unfamiliar with the Hollyshorts film festival,…

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Two Emmy Nominations for Hungry Man!

Congratulations to Nanette Burstein and Bryan Buckley for their Emmy Nominations! Nanette’s “Jess Time” for Google and Bryan’s “The Chase” for Grey Poupon were both nominated for Emmys at this year’s award ceremony for Outstanding Commercial. Of the four nominees Hungry Man took two of the spots (or 50% of the nominations for those of you who prefer…

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WINNER WINNER CANNES DINNER! CELEBRATING SHINY NEW CANNES WINS!

  Unleash the feast! Winners have been announced for this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and it seems like celebrations are in order! Bryan Buckley picked up a film lion for his Superbowl spot “Miracle Stain” for Tide out of Saatchi and Saatch NY. He also picked up a Lion in the the…

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Hungry Man Picks up Awards at the AICP Awards Show!

Thursday, April 6th marked the 11th Annual AICP Awards Show in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, also known fondly as, “Ad Prom”! We are proud to announce the winnings for directors Bryan Buckley, Nanette Burstein and Max Joseph. See below for the full list of Hungry Man winners. Congrats to team Hungry…

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MYFIRSTSHOOT.COM Interviews Superbowl Top Cat Bryan Buckley

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Grainger’s One of the Best New Directors of the Year

Hungry Man is happy to announce that Grainger David has been selected to be one of Shoot Online’s best new directors of 2013. Each year the festival sets to seek out the best up-and-coming directors who they feel will positively contribute to advertising and entertainment in both it’s traditional and emerging forms. The event takes…

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A Long List for the Shortlist! Here are the Hungry Man nominees selected for the AICP this year!

The prestigious AICP awards show is right around the corner and we are excited to announce the selection of several of our works for the shortlist! The AICP is taking place this year during the week of June 4th. Take a look at the list below to see the nominated gems.   AICP SHORTLIST Bryan…

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Dancing Ape Makes the cut for Goodby, Silverstein & Partners’s Top 30 Ads!

Today, April 15, 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of legendary agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners. To celebrate, the agency has selected their top 30 commercials from the past 30 years.  Coming in second of this marvelous showcase is none other than Bryan Buckley’s eponymous ad for E Trade “Monkey.” Click here to see the full…

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ADDICTED TO PENCILS! ONE SHOW 2013 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED AND HM IS IN THE RUNNING!

Here at Hungry Man, we’ve got QUITE the voracious appetite. When we heard the ONE SHOW finalists had been announced you can best believe we were hungry for those little silver, bronze and gold pencils. We’ve got quite a few spots up in the running for the coveted pencils, take a look below to see…

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Bryan Buckley’s on the Cover of Shots and HM’s Very Own Justin Warias Put Him There!

Bryan Buckley will be gracing the cover of the May issue of Shots magazine next month. Dubbed “The Super Bowl Top Cat” the article details his work in this year’s Super Bowl as well as his current and future projects. This front page news is made even more auspicious, however, due to the photographic work…

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MIRACLE SPOTS!! Bryan’s Tide “Miracle Stain” and Coke “Mirage” Spots Headline the Top 6 Spots on Bestads!

Bryan is taking over! Bestadsontv.com is featuring two of Bryan’s Superbowl ads in it’s Top 6 Gallery of the week. Tide “Miracle Stain” was one of the top favorites of Superbowl fans coming in second place in USA Today’s Ad Meter ratings. If you still haven’t seen them yet take a look below!    …

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Directing and Producing Team Bryan Buckley + Mino Jarjoura at the Oscars Luncheon on February 4, 2013

Writer/Director Bryan Buckley and Producer Mino Jarjoura were both guests of the annual Oscar Luncheon on Monday, February 4, 2013 for the nomination of Best Live Action Short for their short “ASAD”.The Academy Awards’ annual luncheon took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Stars such as Quvenzhané Wallis,  Hugh Jackman, Jessica Chastain and Robert De Niro were just…

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Bryan Buckley Takes Over the Superbowl By Storm with Ads From Tide, Coke and Best Buy!

It was a grand night for Hungry Man and director Bryan Buckley last night when 3 of our comedy spots swept the Superbowl! You can view all the spots by clicking here. Starting the night with COKE “Mirage”, an epic race between a busload of showgirls, cowboys and Badlanders commences in the middle of the…

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Bryan Buckley is Shooting Best Buy’s Superbowl 2013 spot with Amy Poehler…In Other news, the Rest of the World Slowly Seethes in Jealousy

In Hungry Man’s third consecutive collaboration with Best Buy for a Superbowl advert, Bryan Buckley directs Comedy gem Amy Poehler for the 2013 Superbowl. I can’t imagine it being anything short of amazing. You’ll have to tune in Sunday, February 3rd to check it out. Adweek gives us a teaser of the spot. You can read…

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Pop the Champagne! Congratulations to Bryan Buckley for ASAD’s Oscar Nomination!

Hey Bryan! Here’s just a little video we made in NY for your OSCAR NOMINATION FOR ASAD. Congratulations to Bryan Buckley, Mino Jarjoura, Matt Lefebvre and hungry man!

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Asad Nominated for Academy Award

January 10th will forever go down as a momentous occasion in Hungry Man history. At around 5:35am pst Bryan Buckley’s short film, Asad, produced by Mino Jarjoura and Associately Produced by Matt Lefebvre, was nominated for an Academy Award. The largest of Congratulations go out to Bryan, Mino, Matt and everyone else responsible for bringing…

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DAVIDREVIEWS.COM IS SHOWCASING BRYAN BUCKLEY’S “ASAD” ON THE HOMEPAGE…GOOD MOVE DAVID..GOOD MOVE.

Some fanfare from across the pond for  Bryan Buckley’s ASAD with the lovely folks from the UK publication DAVID REVIEWS . For those of you who do not have subscriptions to the site you can read it below. Or if you do you can read it on the homepage of DAVID REVIEWS where it is…

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Our Brazilian Directors Co-Write & Direct Christmas Music Video Card

Brazilian directors Carlao Busato, Gualter Pupo and Joao Caetano Feyer joined forces to co-write and co-direct an unusual music video christmas message for the band “Johnny Lipstick and the Bad Licks”. “Marx Was Santa Claus” chronicles the life of an old communist intellectual who to survive needs to work as Santa Claus. In this little saga, dwarves,…

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Bryan Buckley gets Interviewed by SHOTS

There’s been a lot of  buzz around Bryan Buckley’s Oscar shortlisted short film (try saying that 3 x fast) ASAD and online magazine SHOTS has featured Bryan Buckley in an interview on his experiences working on the film. Take a look here at the site, or if you don’t have a login I’ve just copied…

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Asad and The Shortlist

We were searching the web for press about Bryan Buckley’s short film “Asad” and, low and behold, we discovered the pages below that seemed to bare some fascinating news. Oscars.org HollywoodReporter.com EntertainmentWeekley.com ShootOnline.com Africlectic.com

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Asad Brings Home the Bafta/LA

Bryan Buckley’s short film Asad has won the BAFTA/LA Short Film prize at the 35th Mill Valley Film Festival. This is the 9th award Asad has earned this festival season and Associate Producer Matt Lefebvre accepted on behalf of the filmmakers. For more information see Mill Valley Film Festival’s website.

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Bryan Buckley’s Newest Spot For Chipotle Has Adcritics Talking….

… mostly about what they want to be for Halloween this year. We here at Hungry Man have the same woes. I mean, do we go with the two-person horse costume again and if so who gets to be the head and who has to bring up the rear, and is it okay to go…

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ASAD is screening this weekend at the highly selective TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL!!!

Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD had its INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE in MONTREAL TODAY, and we are also happy to announce that ASAD is screening this weekend at the highly selective TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL!!! Expect to see pics of the amazing views! If you are in Montreal, Colorado or Seattle – check out ASAD this weekend!!…

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Bryan Buckley’s short film “ASAD” Heats Up the Film Festival Circuit!

Written and directed by Bryan Buckley, Asad takes place in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, where a boy must decide between resigning to a life of piracy or choosing the path of an honest fishing man. Bryan’s decision to make this movie, and utilize an all-Somali refugee cast, was inspired by his experiences shooting…

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More Love For ASAD!

Over the weekend, ASAD was honored with the GRAND JURY PRIZE for BEST SHORT at the RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!!! Thanks to everyone who came to the screening and for all the support at at RIIFF!! Congrats to Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man!!

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Bryan Buckley’s “Siesta” For Comedy Central.

When Bryan Buckley directed this “Siesta” spot for Comedy Central Latin America, he found himself in a predicament. Bryan claimed, “I couldn’t bring myself to watch a single Olympic Event. And hell, I was in London when they were happening. That’s how much shooting World Cup Siesta messed with my mind. I kept saying to…

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ASAD Honored In the 2012 RIIFF Awards

Over the weekend, ASAD was honored with the GRAND JURY PRIZE for BEST SHORT at the RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!!! Thanks to everyone who came to the screening and for all the support at at RIIFF!! Congrats to Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man!!

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There’s no stopping ASAD.

Over the weekend, Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD won the SPECIAL JURY PRIZE at Michael Moore’s TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL “A taut script, an ebullient spirit, and amazing performances from its non-actor cast make this a touching coming-of-age narrative.” – TCFF Jury When handing over the prize, Michael Moore said to the ASAD team,…

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ASAD wins at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival

Over the weekend, Bryan Buckley and Hungry Man’s ASAD won the SPECIAL JURY PRIZE at Michael Moore’s TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL. “A taut script, an ebullient spirit, and amazing performances from its non-actor cast make this a touching com ing-of-age narrative.” – TCFF Jury When handing over the prize, Michael Moore said to the ASAD…

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Hungry Man and Bryan Buckley‘s ASAD is at the TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL today!! Traverse is Michael Moore’s film festival – he personally selects all the films at the festival!!

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CareerBuilder’s Chimps Are Back In The Bowl

Uh Oh- Someone slipped! Chimp’s out of the bag! Check out Bryan Buckley’s CareerBuilder spot for the SUPER BOWL! Just promise to keep it hush hush…

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JCPenney: Roman Returns

WOO! Bryan Buckley’s newest ads for JCPENNEY starring Ellen Degeneres made a huge splash at last night’s Oscars show.

Bryan Buckley's joint collaboration with Brooklyn Brothers scooped up an award in the Best Performance Dialogue Category for "New Era -912 and on the Lam".
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Hungry Man at the AICP AWARDS SHOW

Bryan Buckley‘s joint collaboration with Brooklyn Brothers scooped up an award in the Best Performance Dialogue Category for “New Era -912 and on the Lam”. Taika Waititi‘s Sour Patch Kids music video with Mother Advertising won in the Product Integration Category in the NEXT SHOW. Congrats to Bryan and Taika!

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Congrats Bryan!

Bryan Buckley wins Best NARRATIVE SHORT FILM at the Tribeca Film Festival with his short film ASAD! Congrats Bryan and the entire team who made ASAD come to life!  

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Bryan Buckley gets interviewed about his Tribeca Film Festival short “ASAD” and experiences in Somalia. Congrats Bryan!

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Shoot Magazine Interview with Bryan Buckley!

Bryan Buckley gets interviewed for his Tribeca Film Festival selection “ASAD” in SHOOT MAGAZINE!

Bryan and Brian’s Spots make History!

Advertising Age’s Retail Revolution Issue adds Bryan Buckley’s JC Penney and Brian Billow’s Walmart spots to their list of the most iconic creative moves in retail history!

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ASAD has been selected to premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival!

WOOHOOOOO!! Written and directed by Bryan Buckley, the Hungry Man short film “Asad” has been selected to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival! Congrats Bryan!

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Check out ASAD!

Be sure to stay posted for updates on ASAD on Twitter and Facebook! Show your support!

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Production Company A-List 2011: Hungry Man

Guess the world is really hungry for our love cause Adcritic just listed us on the Production Company A-List of 2011! Go Hungry Man!

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Bryan Buckley explains the Art of the Super Bowl Ad

Check out Bryan Buckley talking about his experience with filming an ad for the biggest event on TV: The Super Bowl.