Nice Shoes announced the opening of the Nice Shoes Creative Studio, headed by executive producer Geraint Owen. Joining Owen are newly signed creative director/director James Coulson, creative director/director Harry Dorrington and VFX/animation director Steve Parish. The company has constructed an entirely new workspace for the Creative Studio team in its New York office.
As founder of design and live-action company Superfad, Owen spent the last 12 years working for clients such as Adidas, X-Games, Target, Bloomberg, American Express and Durex.
Coulson began his career at the BBC in London. He has led teams in all aspects of production and post for Imaginary Forces, Psyop and B Reel in New York and oversaw the re-brand of The Sci Fi Channel to Syfy. His clients include BMW, Nike, HBO, IBM, Def Jam and MTV.
Dorrington’s career has spanned the BBC, English & Pocket, Lambie-Nairn, R/Greenberg Associates and Gravity/Rhino.
Parish has experience in both television and film, having worked at QuietMan, Smoke & Mirrors, and The Mill. His commercial experience includes leading successful campaigns for Pepsi, GE, AT&T, HBO, Coca Cola, Spike Lee and The Beatles Rockband “Abbey Road” commercial. At Industrial Light & Magic, he worked on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End and more recently Elysium and Thor: The Dark World while at Whisky Tree.