(New York, New York--August 3, 2012) Creative strategy and production company BigStar is pleased to welcome Nancy Kagan as Director of Client Strategy. In her new role, she will oversee the company's client engagement team, develop client relationships, and manage business growth opportunities, as well as strategic and creative goals.
"Having Nancy on the BigStar team is a key factor in us swimming creatively upstream," says President Josh Norton. "We're looking to be more involved in brand-direct and agency partnerships where we can help craft the storytelling and visual language from the start. Nancy does a wonderful job of pairing our creative ambitions and values with like minds - partners who share our love of great stories, high production value and enriching the audience experience."
"BigStar is a company that is forging critically acclaimed content, using cutting-edge technology and high-concept design," adds Kagan. "I felt that Josh and I had a shared vision for the future of the industry, and I wanted to leverage my production background to bring BigStar even more to the forefront of people's minds. I love that the team tackles every project - whether it's networking branding or a feature film -- with strategic insight, and that the Executive Creative Director has a hand in every one."
Kagan brings years of experience in managing relationships between world-class talent and global heavyweights in the Lifestyle, Fashion, and Luxury sectors. Most recently, she was a Director's Representative at This Is Frank specializing in commercials, music videos, print campaigns and fashion films. In this role, she acted as a liaison between fashion labels, lifestyle brands, and top advertising agencies and directors from Anonymous Content, Believe Media, East Pleasant, Hello and Co., Moo Studios, Partizan, Robot and Rockhard Films.
Previously, she was Partner of Runaway International, the global production service solutions company, working with companies such as Stillking, The Lift, O2, Park Pictures, Shilo, and Publicis Modem. Prior to that, Kagan produced broadcast TV campaigns for clients such as MasterCard, L'Oreal, Lindt, RBS, and Hyundai.
BigStar employs creative strategy with design, live-action, animation, and visual effects to tell compelling stories and deliver branded content that informs, engages, and inspires.
With a team of designers, directors, and producers dedicated to forming and refining the culture of communication, BigStar creates content for the advertising, film, and broadcast industries.
Recent clients include: HBO, NBC Sports, ABC, KBS+P, and Droga5.