Acclaimed design-centered animation studio, Hue&Cry, announces this week that Heart, Brains & Nerve has signed on to represent the award-winning Richmond, Virginia company for commercials, film, and content in the Midwest.
The creative artist management company is led by its founder, Nathan Skillicorn, who brings Hue&Cry a wealth of diverse marketing experience from working with premier production and post-production talent across a broad spectrum of advertising agencies, direct brands, and in the entertainment world.
“Nathan’s experience and enthusiasm, when it comes to animation, became major factors in our decision,” says Scott Friske, Executive Producer at Hue&Cry. “For years now agency producers in the Midwest have made Nathan an early call when looking for reputable animation studios. For Hue&Cry to join his roster of A-level shops is a win for our studio and we are confident his relationships will bring Hue&Cry into more conversations.”
Founded by Skillicorn, Heart, Brains & Nerve, represents a unique and innovative global roster of talent in the ad world and entertainment industry. Skillicorn began his career by repping A-List animation companies, aiding Free Agents/Patricia Claire in the Midwest. The relationship lasted for years. Since going independent, he has gone on to curate a roster of first-rate live action production and animation companies
. In addition to Hue&Cry, Skillicorn’s roster includes Believe Media, Schrom, Seed Media Arts, Friends Electric, Backyard Productions, Little Saint Media, The Bigger Picture, Havoc Content, Fellow, and LiveTribe.
Heart, Brains & Nerve will be seeking out new opportunities for Hue&Cry’s impressive roster of design and animation talent, and building on their existing relationships within the industry.
“When Scott reached out, we instantly hit it off. I was impressed by his dedication and I knew Hue&Cry was a great fit for my roster,” shares Heart, Brains & Nerve founder Nathan Skillicorn. “I’m excited to expand their brand here in the Midwest. I really like their playful style of animation and I’m looking forward to working with them to create captivating and memorable campaigns.”
On the West Coast, Hue&Cry continues to be represented by DeVine Reps and on the East Coast, by Anna Rotholz Management.
Currently, Hue&Cry is in production on a SmartWater campaign out for VMLY&R, Kansas City, as well as a campaign for One Medical direct with the healthcare provider. Additionally, over the past several months, they have produced work for MSNBC’s “All In With Chris Hayes,” Zillow, Salesforce, Capital One, Chase Bank, and Chi Chi’s for this year’s Super Bowl LV.