Directing duo rubberband. sign with SMUGGLER
Award winning directing duo rubberband. sign with SMUGGLER for worldwide representation.
The directing duo is comprised of New Yorkers, Jason Filmore Sondock and Simon Davis, who met at NYU’s Tisch’s Kanbar Institute of Film and TV and have been working under the moniker since.
“Simon and Jason are a shot in the arm. They have the personality, taste, ambition and that relentless work ethic that helps great directors want to beat a path to the top. There is a definite flavour and a point of view that was immediately apparent to us all. They are on a very exciting and inspiring journey”. Says SMUGGLER Co-founder Brian Carmody
Innovation has always been at the core of what we do at SMUGGLER. Our new signings represent our bullish outlook on what’s to come in our industry. rubberband. embodies that sentiment. The advertising and entertainment communities are in for a treat. rubberand. is only getting started.
Recently, the duo has taken the award show circuit by storm winning honors at the 1.4 Awards, YDA, Ciclope, YG17 Finalist and Kinsale Shark Awards. Additionally, the duo’s work has received 4 Vimeo Staff Picks with their two most recent music videos, My Side for lophile and Some Place Else for MorMor receiving recognition.
Their commercial work includes projects for clientele such as Under Armour, Calvin Klein, Fender, Moncler, Burberry, Away, Raf Simons, and Alexander Wang. While their music work has included artists LCD Soundsystem, Goldlink, ZHU, Alunageorge, and Bryson Tiller. Their work has garnered attention from major publications (Rolling Stone, Huff Post, Buzzfeed, Hero Magazine, Last Mag, King Kong, Hypebeast, Complex, The Fader, Dazed, and I-D Mag) and garnered many festival selections (SXSW, LAFF, Cleveland, Sur l’Art Montreal, SUFF, and many others). Additional accolades include, Los Angeles Film Festival Selection (2018), Silver Clio for Integrated Campaign (2018), and Milano Fashion Film Festival Selection (2019).
"We've never been the kind of people to have long-winded explanations for why we do what we do. We're interested in producing work that pushes creative boundaries alongside genuinely great people. SMUGGLER is the epitome of both and we couldn't be happier to call SMUGGLER our new home." says Jason & Simon of rubberband.