WE ARE AN INDEPENDENT
CREATIVE COLLECTIVE
BASED IN NEW YORK CITY

We develop and produce highly impactful creative communications, at the junction of culture, storytelling and technology.

We optimistically believe:
Amongst an explosion of disposable content, a well-crafted, consistent brand story is only becoming 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 SOME OF THE WORLD’S LEADING BRANDS, CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AND TOP-TIER PRODUCTION PARTNERS

JohnXHannes New York recently collaborated with the Tribeca Film Festival, Beats by Dre, the Golden State Warriors, Squarespace and Google, as well as cultural influencers Neymar Jr., Serena Williams, John Malkovich, Gisele Bündchen, Ana de Armas, Cara Delevingne and Michael K. Williams. JohnXHannes New York’s work lives at the intersection of advertising and entertainment. The collective's first feature film, Corazón, was directed by John Hillcoat and made its global premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded with the Cannes Lions Grand Prix 2018. A Super Bowl commercial starring John Malkovich won the Emmy in 2017. JohnXHannes’ work has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, and on CNN, ABC, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers. Their work has been honored by the United Nations and awarded with the highest industry accolades for both creativity and effectiveness, including an Emmy, the Cannes Grand Prix, multiple Webby Awards, Best of Show at The One Show, D&AD Pencils and multiple Gold Effies.

The Founders and Executive Creative Directors John McKelvey and Hannes Ciatti have helped the worlds leading brands, athletes and celebrities tell authentic stories in culture for 15 years, including Nike, Under Armour and Apple, in the USA, Europe and Australasia. Hannes Ciatti and John McKelvey have been ranked number one Creative Directors on the One Club’s rankings in the US.

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