Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Ant Farm Names Doug Brandt CEO
Los Angeles – The Ant Farm, a leading entertainment-advertising agency, today announced the appointment of Doug Brandt to Chief Executive Officer/Creative Director, effective January 1, 2013.
Brandt joins The Ant Farm from Industry Creative, a wholly owned division of The Ant Farm, where he served as Creative Director/Senior Editor. Brandt successfully built Industry Creative over a very short period as a new brand in an extremely competitive marketplace.
Brandt commented, “The plan is to create an atmosphere that encourages talent to be innovative and pushes them to be their best. The Industry Creative team will be welcomed into The Ant Farm as we become one brand. Because editing is my passion, I will never stop doing it.”
With 15 years of experience in entertainment advertising, Brandt has been making award-winning theatrical advertising, collaborating with every major studio and earning the trust of top filmmakers. Over the course of his career, he has worn many hats from creative directing motion graphics to running his own sound design and music company, all while being one of the busiest editors in the business. Brandt is known best for creating innovative campaigns for films such as the Transformers series, Battle: LA, 2012, Spiderman, Cloverfield, and Kill Bill.
Brandt succeeds Rodd Perry as CEO, who will continue to play a key role at The Ant Farm.
The Ant Farm is known for creating groundbreaking campaigns for entertainment properties such as Transformers, Call of Duty, The Bourne Identity, Men In Black, Assassins Creed, and many others.
About The Ant Farm
Leading entertainment advertising agency The Ant Farm is dedicated to creating unforgettable campaigns for every facet of the entertainment world, including movie and video game trailers and TV spots, print and interactive advertising, viral marketing, 2D and 3D motion graphics, music and sound design. The Ant Farm has created award-winning work for every major studio and video game publisher. For more information, please visit http://www.theantfarm.net.
The Ant Farm is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)