The PromaxBDA Conference and Awards packages are always a labor of love—literally, since the agencies who do them take them on pro bono.

This year, Denver-based Friends of Mine did the honors and the result was the beautiful story of the creative process as idol, moving through those stages until the final moment of victory.

RELATED: Friends of Mine Creates Gilded Campaign for 2018 PromaxBDA Awards

Friends of Mine Founder and Creative Director Adam Espinoza talked about putting it all together in this episode of The Daily Brief Podcast:


Director: Adam Espinoza

Creative Directors: Jeremy Lindenmier, Adam Espinoza, Burke Miles

Editor: Adam Espinoza

Grade: Robert Fraser

Compositing: Gareth Nobrega, Joey Gasiorek

Animator: Gareth Nobrega, Jason Schwarz, Joey Gasiorek

Talent: Janelle Tejan, Fernanda Oliveira

Directors of Photography:

Adam Bove – Scene 1- Inspiration

Dennis Flippin – Scene 2 – Focus

John Roderick – Scene 3 – Obsession

Sam Joos – Scene 4 – Clarity

Kevin Emmons – Scene 5 - Reality

AC’s: Brandon Carter, Chris Nightingale, Doug O’Kane

Gaffers: Jon Wignall, Spencer Blessman, John Murphy

Grips: Katie Smith, John Murphy, Brian Johnson

DIT: Robert Fraser

SFX Supervisor: Jim Milligan

Still Photographer: Kate Rolston, Sam Perea, Sierra Voss

Music: “Goatman” “Goathead,” Music and Lyrics by Goat, C+P Rocket Recordings, Published by Kobalt

Thanks to Rocket and Goat for allowing us to use Goatman and Goathead

Sound Design: Dynamite Laser Beam

Make Up: Molly McCurdy, Jenece Amella, Renee Espinoza, Mia Madowski

Henna Artist: Anita Bohrer

Wardrobe: Molly McCurdy, Rachel Tai Davis

AD: Kevin Jackson, Denise Strong

Executive Producer: Janet Arlotta

Senior Producer: Stacey Piculell

Line Producer: Jed Mortenson

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