Over the course of a two decade career, Jonathon Ker has distinguished himself as a career-builder with a
keen eye for talent and a steadfast reputation for producing top-tier commercial film production. Jonathon’s
diverse and impressive resume includes commercials, films, music videos and experimental content, many produced
in conjunction with some of the most respected directorial talents in the business.
Ker’s most visible Long Form work includes; the documentary “ I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times”, directed by Grammy winning music producer Don Was. The film chronicled the musical genius of legend Brian Wilson; the HBO original film “Always Outnumbered”, written by Walter Mosley, directed by Michael Apted, and starring Laurence Fishburne; the VH1 film series aptly named “The Coppola Series” after Executive Producer and mentor Francis Ford Coppola, which included a stop motion adaptation of William Burroughs spoken word piece “A Junky’s Christmas”. All these works received countless awards and garnered widespread critical acclaim.
More recently Ker produced the documentary feature “Buffalo Girls”, which follows two 8 year-old girls in Thailand that compete in Muay Thai boxing to support their families. The film premiered at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival to much praise landing a worldwide distribution deal.
Skot Bright grew up in a military family. Like all military families the Brights moved
every few years and were able to see the finest military bases around the world. Whenever possible, the family made
their way back to their roots in the South where they eventually re-settled.
Skot’s formative years were spent in Biloxi, MS where he discovered his love for music. By the time Skot was in college he was imbedded in the small but strong local skate and music scene. Inspired by what was happening in cities like New Orleans, Austin and Atlanta, all just a short drive away, Skot began to focus more on booking bands and making T-shirts than his school work. After barely graduating with a business degree emphasizing on advertising Skot headed to Los Angeles with no plan at all. Maybe he would book bands and make T-shirts.
Skot began his career as a production assistant and quickly advanced to working as an assistant director on numerous independent films including: “Texas Chainsaw Massacre III”, “Decline of Western Civilization” – “The Metal Years” and the cult classic “Bride of Re-animator”.
In 1991, seeing an opportunity to combine his love of music with film, Skot made a transition to working in the then bursting at the seams business of music videos.
After graduating at Staffordshire University, Pere spent ten years in London working in a number of digital agencies and technology
companies, including James Kelsey Design, Twentysix London and Tangozebra.
Throughout his career in the digital industry in UK he fulfilled a wide range of positions in marketing and production through to becoming Group Operations Director for the five digital agencies from Media Square, before managing the European expansion of Tangozebra in preparation for the sale of the company to DoubleClick/Google.
In 2012 Pere joined forces with Rockabox Media and set up the digital creative offering of the company for the Southern European markets, bringing in key accounts like FC Barcelona, Royal Caribbean International and Qatar Foundation.
A true passionate of innovative technologies, in 2013 he created VISYON, a new company focusing on immersive experiences through emerging technologies and human interaction. VISYON now counts with over 50 staff and offices in Barcelona, Madrid, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Oslo and Eindhoven, creating award winning projects for innovative use of emerging technologies.
Jonathon and Skot have worked with Takako Yagi for more than 15 years producing projects for brands and and artists such as Honda,
Cibo Matto, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono. The list goes on.
Based in Tokyo, Japan Takako has a thriving company o ering a wide variety of services ranging from Publishing, Music management & tour production, celebrity endorsements & casting, Print, Fashion as well as managing the Tokyo o ces for Chimera music, and Christina Kim’s fashion brand dosa. Takako has emerged as one of the most diverse and interesting producers in Japan.
Takako has established herself as a tour de force in the global market with an expansive background in all forms of entertainment and advertising. Takako’s vast international experience broadens HobNobs reach as producers and providers to a universal radius.
Elizabeth is a top strategist with a superb vision and deep market knowledge. Her great ability, talent and charisma make her a professional
with a high reputation and recognition in the Hispanic, Latin American and European media. She has developed a great business relationship
with major accounts such as Banamex, Bancomer, Toyota, Nissan, Grupo Modelo, Audi, Ford, VW, among others.
Jonathon and Skot have known Elizabeth since their Palomar days.
In 2000 Elizabeth joined the Palomar Pictures team to head up the Latin American division.
After a very successful few years at the company, her entrepreneurial spirit brought her back to Mexico where she finally started her own company, the “Breathe Project”. Breathe offers national and international production services, capitalizing on her wealth of knowledge, and contacts from having worked overseas. Elizabeth has joined hobnob so that she can offer this eclectic band of collaborators to the entire Hispanic Market, covering North and South America, as well as other distant shores.
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