Director Greg Popp Joins SEED Media Arts Roster | Chicago Reel

Greg Pop

Veteran writer/director, Greg Popjoined SEED Media Arts, bringing his outstanding comedic storytelling to their growing roster.

Popp’s seasoned experience and award-winning work is undoubtedly a very exciting addition to the SEED family. His recognizable portfolio includes well-known works created for Head and Shoulders, Burger King and Anheuser-Busch, as well as work with a host of top professional athletes including Peyton Manning, Patrick Mahomes, Danica Patrick, Roger Federer and Venus. and Serena Williams. .

SEED prides itself on sourcing exciting creations of all shapes and sizes, a philosophy perfectly aligned with Popp’s interests and reputation. “I want to have fun with my job and for me that means being in the action. The world of advertising has evolved so much over the past 10 years and I am well aware that there is incredible creativity at all scales. said Pop.

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With a career that began on the agency side of DDB Chicago, Popp left in 2005 to begin directing, a move that eventually led to him receiving numerous directorial awards, including Cannes Gold, Clios , Andys, and an honor for humor and talent performance at the AICP. /MoMA.

Long-time collaborator of Greg, founder of SEED, Roy Skillicorn, is excited about this addition to his roster. “Greg has the ability to transcend established boundaries of humor while crafting stories that compel an audience to smile, laugh, or laugh out loud. With his advertising agency background, he understands all creative concerns and producers and as a result is friendly and extremely buttoned-up, plus he is both comfortable and accomplished directing celebrities, high profile sports personalities, actors and real people in complex dialogue work and a visual storytelling. Her work is brilliantly crafted, I find the magic in all her versatility and craftsmanship.”

EP, partner and managing director of SEED, Bradley Johnsonshares “Greg has a recipe for success: a passionate work ethic, intuitive comedic timing, a charismatic personality, and an astounding ability to squeeze both powerful performances and authentic dialogue from his cast.”

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