Artists & Legends is the hot, new agency in Cape Town. Already turning heads both locally and internationally, its the agency to contact for top creatives both in Cape Town and Europe and any size production budget. The way advertising and marketing is engaging with potential consumers has changed, thanks to the internet. So has the production industry, revolutionalized by the digital world. Artists & Legends embrace these changes, by inviting to brands to connect with them for a creative brief, which will be coupled with the right creative for the project, and executed professionally according to budget. The in-house producer has many years of international experience, working with ad agencies and brands from Europe and the US, looking to escape the winter. Cape Town and the African continent is the place to be. With its diverse locations, professional crews, and incredibly favourable exchange rate.
The producer at Artists & Legends has been a producer for almost 2 decades. Her experience encompasses print & commercial production, music videos and large fashion events. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and marketing from The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, she returned to her home town to work in advertising. Little did she know that she would end up working for Tanya Townsend, one of South Africa's most revered print producers. Debbie's career has grown steadily over the years, producing massive print campaigns and TV commercials in Cape Town for the international market. Debbie did not stop there. With her global contacts, she has worked backstage at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City and Australia, produced campaigns in New York, Los Angeles, Lisbon, Seychelles, Mauritius and Bombay, to name a few. Her love of travel and working with different cultures kept her on the move. She's worked alongside Sally Field, Rachel Griffith, Natalie Imbruglia, Ryan Reynolds and Owen Wilson. Her most recent contract was as the national Producer for Kevin Murphy in the USA. She produced 3 day fashion events across the US, culminating in hair and fashion shows for almost 1000 people. At the beginning of 2015 Debbie returned to Cape Town to launch Artists & Legends. Her vision: to harness her diverse, global experience and the creativity she has experienced on 3 continents, and to offer it to the creative industry in South Africa. The result: A progressive, forward thinking agency comprising of artists with their own unique voices looking to offer their vision to advertising agencies, brands and production houses both in South Africa, and the rest of the world.
Her clients include: Hummer, Reebok, Speedo, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Bacardi, Philips, Shiseido, Azzaro, Fanta, Synsam, Dove, Voltaren, TomTom, Grey Goose Vodka, Elle, GQ, Sony, BMG, Vanity Fair, Burger King, Kevin Murphy, Millers Beer, NBC, Siemens, Skype, Superbalist.
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