June 2010

Tyler Gray Shoots “Rethink Romp” for Bensimon Byrne

by Jamie Rosenthal on June 30, 2010

Tyler Gray worked with Alexandra Wells at Bensimon Byrne to create an ad campaign for the 2010 Rethink Romp.

Image © Tyler Gray
Retouching by Tyler Gray & Brett Simms

Images © Tyler Gray

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    Matt Barnes Wins A Bronze Lion at Cannes!

    by Jamie Rosenthal on June 29, 2010

    Each year a jury at the Cannes International Advertising Festival awards Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions to ads they consider the most creative and best executed.

    We’re happy to announce that Matt Barnes and Art Director Jake Shaw at BBDO Düsseldorf have been awarded a Bronze Lion for an advertisement they created for Spuk Pictures (a German stock photography company).

    The Beatles – Abbey Road © 1969 Iain Macmillan

    Spuk Pictures Advertisement © 2010 Matt Barnes

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      Westside Studio – 25 Damn Good Years!

      by Jamie Rosenthal on June 28, 2010

      BIG THANKS to everyone that attended our 25th Anniversary Party last week! We hope you had a great time!

      Checkout the slideshow below. The images have also been uploaded to Westside Studio’s Facebook Page.

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        Nikki Ormerod – New Work

        by Jamie Rosenthal on June 18, 2010

        New creative work by Westside Studio photographer Nikki Ormerod:

        Images © Nikki Ormerod

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          Matt Barnes – New Work

          by Jamie Rosenthal on June 15, 2010

          New creative work by Westside Studio photographer Matt Barnes:

          Spenser © Matt Barnes

          Brandon © Matt Barnes

          Leonardo © Matt Barnes

          Marc © Matt Barnes

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            Matt Barnes – Drake

            by Jamie Rosenthal on June 15, 2010

            Juno-award-winning rapper Drake released his first full-length studio album today! The album is called “Thank Me Later” and it features collaborations with Kanye West, Jay-Z and Lil Wayne. Matt Barnes photographed Drake at his home last year for Vibe Magazine.

            Image © Matt Barnes

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              George Simhoni Shoots McDonald’s for Cossette

              by Jamie Rosenthal on June 10, 2010

              George Simhoni worked with Ed Lea at Cossette to create a new ad for McDonald’s.

              Image © George Simhoni

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                Tyler Gray Shoots Budweiser For Grip Limited

                by Jamie Rosenthal on June 8, 2010

                Tyler Gray worked with Anton Ratinsky at Grip Limited on a new advertisement for Budweiser.

                The ad has started to appear on billboards across Toronto, just in time for the 2010 World Cup.

                Image © Tyler Gray

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                  Westside Studio – 2010 Applied Arts Awards Annual

                  by Jamie Rosenthal on June 7, 2010

                  The Applied Arts Awards Annual showcases Canada’s best advertising, graphic design, illustration and photography.

                  Six Westside Studio photographers have been recognized by Applied Arts this year.

                  Congratulations to Matt Barnes, Derek Shapton, Tom Feiler, Tyler Gray, Russell Monk and Gabe Nivera (George Simhoni’s assistant).

                  Eddie Orso © Matt Barnes

                  Kimberly Rivera © Derek Shapton

                  Sometimes I Dream of Reindeer © Tom Feiler

                  Dodge Rodeo Tour © Tyler Gray

                  Grand Atlas Mountains, Morocco © Russell Monk

                  Nova Scotia © Gabe Nivera

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                    Matt Barnes Photographs Snuggle Bear for Capital C

                    by Jamie Rosenthal on June 7, 2010

                    Matt Barnes worked with Steve Gauder at Capital C to create a new ad for Snuggle Fabric Softener.

                    Image © Matt Barnes

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