We are exceptionally talented and good at branding, design, typography, and filmmaking. We love the process of storytelling, and that of creating beautiful and engaging content.
We brand and design for television networks, start-ups, non-profits and corporations. Through the medium of creative direction, motion design, and filmmaking we help clients communicate complex ideas, and create marketing content. We work and often collaborate with freelance illustrators, designers, and filmmakers.
We direct, produce and write scripted and non-scripted content that ranges from featurette/exploratory narratives to commercials, music videos, short films, web-series, promos, show openings, and social media campaigns.
ERIK MONTOVANO/ DIRECTOR & producer
Erik Montovano was born in New York and is a graduate of School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is a multi-award-winning creative and live-action director. Erik’s love for all forms of the moving image, typography and his training as a graphic designer culminate into a unique visual aesthetic that he applies to design and filmmaking.
In the capacity of Creative Director Erik designs, brands and directs Film Titles, Show Packages, Image Spots, Brand Ids, and Promos. In addition, Erik has designed and directed visual identities for musicians at Def Jam and GOOD Music, for corporations and non-profits. His design and typography work has won numerous excellence awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Broadcast Design Association, the Type Directors Club, the New York Festival and Graphis Magazine. Erik’s work has been featured in numerous national and international creative publications.
As a filmmaker Erik has directed and produced commercials, documentaries, promotional campaigns, music and branding videos for Kanye West, Big Sean, John Oliver, Cyndi Lauper, the American Symphony Orchestra, Bloomberg and the Metropolitan Opera. Erik recently directed, produced and completed a series of short films, titled Cella, Jane, Violeta, and a television pilot titled MoGraph.
ANDREEA PRICHEA/ Executive Producer & writer
Andreea Prichea was born in Bucharest, Romania and prior to moving to the United States, she lived in Germany and Italy. Andreea graduated from Baruch College in NYC and holds a M.A. from The Graduate Center (CUNY). Prior to working at Newspeak Agency and Hooligan&Co. she worked as an advisor to several software and web development startups.
As an Executive Producer at Newspeak Agency Andreea produces Graphic Packages, Ids, Show Opens, On-Air/Off-Air promotional campaigns and music videos for numerous production companies and television networks. Throughout her career Andreea has worked with clients, ranging from BMW, Bloomberg, Pfizer, Verizon, to Turner Broadcasting System, NBC and Viacom.
From 2004-2006 Andreea was the acting Managing Editor for the academic publication, the Philosophical Forum.
Andreea’s passion for design, film, philosophy and storytelling together with her background in production and advertising have resulted in co-founding with Erik Montovano of Hooligan&Co. where she has continues to write and produce commercials, short films, live action, scripted and unscripted narratives.