LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LA content studio Madison + Vine took top honors as ‘Boutique Agency of the Year’ during an awards gala by ThinkLA, a nonprofit trade association that elevates awareness of the creative community across Southern California.
“Deciding and doing are two different things,” said James Shani, CEO and founder of Madison + Vine. “Thank you to our amazing team, ThinkLA and its panel of jurors for recognizing all of the love put into what we make everyday, and to our inspired clients who allow us to make great work.”
The prestigious award was presented during the 2017 thinkLA Idea Awards, honoring the best and brightest from the region. Finalists and winners were selected by a high-profile jury of advertising executives.
Madison + Vine was selected for its disruptive branded content and production model that embraces the intersection of advertising and entertainment and champions emerging filmmakers. Built with speed, cost efficiencies, and quality in mind, the entire creative process—from ideation to production and post—is housed under one ever-expanding roof.
Madison + Vine contributes to the community with its core mission: providing a home and platform for up-and-coming filmmakers that have recently graduated college. For two years, Madison + Vine has worked with USC, Chapman, and UCLA, organizing 20+ events where industry leaders speak to new classes of creators. The company has provided thousands of freelance production jobs to new filmmakers and continues to bring in emerging talent to contribute to the creative process.
The award comes on the heels of significant momentum for Madison + Vine. Earlier this year, its CEO and founder James Shani earned a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The company has continued to partner with a world-class roster of clients including Taco Bell, Samsung, Panda Express and Lady Gaga.
About Madison + Vine
Madison + Vine (www.madisonvine.com) is an innovative content studio crafting thoughtful brand stories through a reinvented production model—one that embraces the convergence of branded content and entertainment. Madison + Vine’s unique, filmmaker-forward approach allows for the creation of impactful narratives without sacrificing efficiency. Madison + Vine champions the philosophy that brands, ad agencies, and publishers need a “Partner Studio” focused on content production. The company is proud to be the home for the most talented emerging filmmakers from around the world, and the roster of directors continues to grow.