VCCP Group supercharges production offering with the launch of global content creation studio, Girl&Bear.
Girl&Bear becomes the new home to makers from across the VCCP network and will deliver world-class content creation, global production services and a bespoke technology solution.
Spanning the full range of content production, the studio’s capabilities will include film, audio, design, print, photographic and digital production and brings together 250 makers with VCCP’s expertise and focus on craft. Alongside the makers within the studio, Girl&Bear will continue to work with production partners to ensure access to the best talent in the industry.
Challenging the modern production dilemma of choosing between beautifully crafted creative, or efficient delivery of assets at scale, Girl&Bear will deliver craft without compromise. Bringing cutting-edge technology and automation into the production process in the right way, at the right moments will ensure Girl & Bear’s makers around the world can work more efficiently as well as give clients a seamless delivery experience.
Girl&Bear will service VCCP’s global network, offering clients borderless content production across eight markets including London, where it is headquartered, Madrid, Prague, San Francisco, New York, Singapore, Sydney, and Shanghai. Girl&Bear will also offer cost-efficient production at scale in every region of the world through offshore solutions which will be run out of the Czech Republic, South Africa and Asia Pacific.
Brought together by a team of passionate makers, Girl&Bear will be led by Managing Director, Claire Young, Executive Head of Production, Anthony Austin and Global Head of Operations, Dan Montalbano. Young has over 20 years of production experience working at some of the industry’s most well-respected creative agencies including Mother, exposure, JWT, and has led production for VCCP London for the last six years. Montalbano has led global operations for the VCCP Group for the last two years and brings both client-side and top-tier London agency experience from brands including National Geographic, Barclays and agencies Razorfish and AKQA.
Girl&Bear are also working with VCCP Group towards achieving B-Corp status.
Committed to uncovering, supporting and attracting new and diverse talent both in front of and behind the lens, Girl&Bear are working with partners Free The Bid, BRiM, Justrunners, Brixton Finishing School and SCA to help create a diverse and inclusive workforce. In November they will host the Shiny Awards, which champions underrepresented directors. For more information about Girl&Bear, visit www.wearegirlandbear.com