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December 12, 2012, 6:27 pm
New Art Miami recently signed award-winning international editor Pablo Plant to the one-stop editorial, VFX, color grading and audio house’s diverse roster of talent.
(link to Plants reel: https://vimeo.com/54631937)
MIAMI,FL: New Art Miami recently signed award-winning international editor Pablo Plant to the one-stop editorial, VFX, color grading and audio house’s diverse roster of talent. Plant, whose work has received accolades from major festivals from Cannes to FIAP – has brought his original point of view, fresh artistic sensibility and wit to a long-roster of high-profile global spots. New Art Miami is a seamless full-service postproduction company with a diverse Hispanic and general market client-base in commercial, network and emerging media. The addition of Plant will facilitate the company’s global positioning in Central and South America markets, as well expand the scope of its Hispanic work in the US.
Born in Madrid, Pablo's roots were planted in both Spain and England, allowing him to branch out as an artist and broaden his perspective as he absorbed the cultures and the subtleties of a wide range of aesthetic sensibilities.
Early in his editing career he began working on high-profile campaigns in Spain, Germany, France, The United States, UK, Italy, Asia and Mexico - for a prestigious roster of brands that includes BMW, Mercedes, VW, Peugeot, Infiniti, Lexus, Opel, Kia, Renault, Iberia, Movistar, Vodafone, Coca Cola and Siemens.
Pablo Plant’s impressive body of work has earned him international recognition as he garnered a steady flow of accolades, including Cannes Gold Lion Award for ‘NIKE Manifestacion,’ the Silver Lion for ‘Die Welt Architec,’ a Bronze Lion for ‘Greenpeace-Salva,’ FIAP Gold award for ‘Coca Cola-Gurú,’ Silvers for ‘Coca Cola-Pisquedelic Sally,’ ‘Aquafina-Choque’ and ‘Coca Cola-Despedido.’
“Pablo’s work speaks for itself,” says New Art Miami president/CEO, Demetrio Bilbatua. “His reel showcases the kind of diversity, skill, wry wit and unique artistic perspective that has universal global appeal, and his reel (https://vimeo.com/54631937) is already eliciting an overwhelming response.”
Plant developed an appreciation of diverse cultures early in life. His childhood, growing up in the fast-paced city of Madrid, was tempered by spending every summer with his mother, a Brit, working on his grandfather’s farm is the English countryside.
In 1989 his father, film editor Pablo G. del Amo, a former member of the Hollywood Academy, gave Pablo the opportunity to work with his editing crew on the feature film “Ay Carmela” as second assistant editor.
“That early exposure to process of filmmaking gave me a creative outlet that sparked my passion for the craft of editing,” says Plant. “It also led to unique opportunities to learn my craft and hone my skills working alongside some of Spain’s most important film directors, such as Carlos Saura, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Bigas Luna and Pilar Miró.”
In 1996 Plant edited a number of short films and music videos, and cut his first feature film, "Solo Se Muere Dos Veces." The following year he began editing commercials for Sebastien Grousset in Tesauro Madrid, and discovered that he really enjoyed the challenge of telling a story in short-form. Once he moved to the spot arena he found his calling, and never looked back.
“My mantra is ‘keep it simple,’ – and I thrive on the complexities and challenges of the creative process that goes into crafting of a minimalistic story that maximizes the impact of a brand’s message.”
An amateur musician himself, Pablo’s first job was as lighting and sound technician for a theatre in Madrid, followed by stints as a lighting designer for several dance and theatre companies in Spain. He then went on to edit music and sound for a number of films, commercials and documentary films before honing in on cutting spots and visual content.
“Music remains a strong, driving force of the editorial process for me,” notes Plant. “If music lives inside your soul, it can’t help but influences your work and brings another dimension to it.”
Regarding his new position at New Art Miami, Plant says, “I enjoy new challenges and collaborating with inspired talent to create a final product that is greater than the sum of its parts. New Art Miami has put together a talented team of editors, VFX artist, colorist and mixers, and provides the kind of creative environment that support innovation - and pushing the envelope. Thanks to today’s digital age creativity no longer has boundaries – and I look forward to working on a mix of projects for Innovative agencies and brands based around the world - from Argentina, Spain and London – to Miami and New York.”
”Pablo Plant is truly a world-class editor, and his addition to our multi-talented team of editors, VFX artists, colorists and mixers positions New Art Miami to not only attract a more diverse mix of higher-end work in the US Hispanic and general markets, but also to build a client-base in Central and South America, as well as Europe, says Demetrio Bilbatua, president and CEO of New Art Miami. “His level of talent and international reputation with top production company and agencies worldwide enables us to raise New Art Miami’s creative bar locally, as well as globally.”
“I’m always looking for creative talent to complement our team editors,” adds Bilbatua. “Pablo is an extraordinary multi-dimensional talent who brings a level of emotion and power to his editing that makes him a perfect fit the New Art Miami team.
About New Art Miami: New Art Miami is a creative on-stop editorial, VFX, 3D animation, color grading, finishing and audio boutique with an award-winning roster of editors. Its diverse talent offers advertising agencies and content creators in the multicultural, international and US arenas the ability to connect with a wide range of cultures and styles. For more information about Pablo Plant contact us at email@example.com.
November 23, 2016, 4:14 pm
‘In Bed With,’ a live performance video series created by Leo Burnett creative director Debbie Mudd, and video director, Jake Brusha, celebrates music in a whole new way, by bringing bands and banter together in the bed of an old pickup. Currently airing on the ‘In Bed With’ website and YouTube, the show’s raw, authentic tone is set by stripped down performances of an eclectic mix singer/songwriters. Mudd and Brusha tap the talents of editor Keith Kristinat, out of The Colonie, and sound recorde
November 17, 2016, 11:23 am
‘In Bed With,’ a live performance video series created by Leo Burnett creative director Debbie Mudd, video director Jake Brusha and edited by Keith Kristinat out of The Colonie, celebrates live music in a whole new way, by bringing bands and banter together in the bed of an old pickup truck. Recorded and mixed by Nealle DiPaolo, the popular web series has begun production of its second season.
October 13, 2016, 12:59 pm
Burrell Communications Calls Upon Cutter Bob Ackerman & the Creative Editorial Boutique’s Team for ‘I Do,’ An Upbeat Commercial With a Contemporary Feel Tailored to its Young African American Target Market
October 13, 2016, 12:51 pm
The Colonie recently teamed with Burrell Communications to provide editorial, VFX and design services for ‘I Do,’ a broadcast spot introducing the 2017 Toyota Corolla. Creative editor, Bob Ackerman took the automaker’s tagline, ‘Let’s Go Places,’ and ran with it. Fast-paced cuts and editing effects helped create an upbeat message that celebrates the bold creativity of both the new Corolla, as well as its target audience - today's ‘on-the-go’ generation of young African Americans adults.
July 22, 2016, 7:02 am
VSA Partners’ new media campaign for Blue Point Brewing Company taps the talents of The Colonie editor Bob Ackerman and his team for “Patchogue’s Got It All,” a comedic spot that takes a disarming approach to introducing the premium craft beer and a refreshed brand that’s both subtle and bold.
June 22, 2016, 10:15 am
HY Connect Calls Upon Editor Tom Pastorelle and the Chicago-Based Editorial and Post Boutique’s Full Roster of Services forthe American Academy of Dermatology’s Broadcast Campaign About the Dangers of Sun Exposure & Strategies for Prevention and Early Detection of Melanoma
June 22, 2016, 10:02 am
Cut to a contagious beat by Tom Pastorale of The Colonie, “Looking Good," a PSA for the American Academy of Dermatology” takes a light-hearted approach to a serious issue. The :30 spot opens with a portly middle-aged man sprightly dancing around the bathroom with a towel wrapped around his waist, occasionally pausing to strike a comical pose in the mirror as he admires himself - while the VO stresses the importance of men examining their skin for signs of melanoma.
January 30, 2016, 9:35 pm
Burrell Communications partnered with editor Bob Ackerman, and the team at The Colonie, on a multi-platform campaign introducing Toyota's 2016 RAV4 Hybrid. The integrated series of broadcast commercials, web spots and video vignettes features Keegan-Michael Key (‘MADTV,’ ‘Comedy Central,’ ‘Key & Peele’ and ‘Playing House’) as a wacky yet well-informed driving instructor determined to shatter his skeptical students' misconceptions about hybrid vehicles.
November 24, 2015, 10:18 pm
The Colonie's partners' - creative editors Brian Sepanik and Bob Ackerman and executive producer Mary Caddy - shared commitment to a talent-driven approach to growing their business model has served it well. A complement of skill sets, aesthetic sensibilities, and a passion for experimenting and pushing boundaries sets the company’s editors, assistant editors, graphic designers, visual effects artists - and even its interns - apart from the crowd.
October 28, 2015, 3:57 pm
The Colonie editor Brian Sepanik and his team recently joined forces with 71 Degrees North to provide editorial, finishing and design services for ‘Happy Hour,’ a short film written, directed and co-produced by Martin Rodahl. The film, which premiered at the Little RockFilm Festival, is the most recent of a diverse mix of commercials, documentaries and films that editor Brian Sepanik has collaborated on with Rodahl and his production company over the years.
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