WE ARE AN INDEPENDENT
BASED IN NEW YORK CITY
We develop and produce highly impactful creative communications, at the junction of culture, storytelling and tech.
We optimistically believe:
Amongst an explosion of disposable content a well crafted story is getting more precious.
In the power of a small group coming together with big hearts.
That people only see what you make.
Less talking. More making.
WE WORK WITH BRANDS DIRECTLY, CULTURAL INFLUENCERS, WORLD LEADING ADVERTISING AGENCIES AND PRODUCTION PARTNERS.
JohnXHannes New York recently collaborated with Squarespace, Beats By Dre and Google to create mutually beneficial partnerships.
For Squarespace they partnered with John Malkovich and created Squarespace’s global brand platform 'Make Your Next Move' while launching John Malkovich’s Paris based fashion label. The launch included two Super Bowl 51 commercials, received global media coverage including an ABC special and won 3 Webby awards in 2017.
For Beats by Dre they partnered with The Golden State Warriors, the NBA Playoffs and the UEFA Euro Championships.
For Google they helped launch G Suite with industry leaders across philanthropy, fashion, food and tech.
The work of JohnXHannes has been featured in The New York Times, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers. They have been awarded the highest industry accolades for both creativity and effectiveness including the Cannes Grand Prix, multiple Best In Show at The One Show, D&AD Pencils, Gold Effies and honored by the United Nations.
The Founders and Executive Creative Directors John McKelvey and Hannes Ciatti are leading the work. For 15 years they have helped brands, athletes and celebrities tell authentic stories in culture. Working with Under Armour, Nike, Apple Music, Gisele Bundchen, Misty Copeland, Taylor Swift, Kevin Durant, Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane and more in the USA, Europe and Australasia.
Previously they were Creative Directors of Droga5 New York, Cannes Lions Independent Agency of the year, and R/GA New York. At Droga5, they led the Under Armour account creating the I WILL WHAT I WANT campaign to launch their global women’s business.
Hannes Ciatti and John McKelvey have been ranked number one Creative Directors on the One Club’s rankings in the USA.