Fave client, Brooklyn’s own, hybrid live + design/animation/VFX shop  COED Studios, has been busy the first half of 2021 cooking up a diverse + tasty platter of new work featuring an Olympic gold medalist, Kamala Harris, bright smiles, big energy, self-esteem and the meaning of love.

NBC Summer Olympics

Creative Director & Partner Sam Stephens breathes life into Freestyle and Butterfly specialist Caeleb Dressel’s apex spirit through this captivating VFX promoting NBC’s Olympics coverage. Watch as Dressel sprints to the finish line at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

2021 NBA All-Star Game Opening

Co-Directed by Coed Partner Haley Geffen + Drew Watkins, actor Michael B. Jordan (in NY) and Vice President Kamala Harris (in DC) sat down for an important conversation ahead of the NBA All-Star Game on TNT. Geffen, from New York, co-lead a powerful discussion ranging from the VP’s time at Howard University, her love of basketball and the need to remain vigilant to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Duke Energy

Co-Directed by Haley Geffen & Sam Stephens and in partnership with Public Address System, Duke Energy’s goal for this three-part campaign was to emphasize their growth in renewable projects, advancements in technology, and electrification solutions. With real-world performances and subtle VFX, Duke’s commitment to provide energy for a better tomorrow will be felt by its audiences.


Can you believe this three spot campaign was shot during an NYC blizzard ?  Directed by Haley Geffen and in partnership with Publicis/Saatchi & Saatchi, and Procter & Gamble’s Crest – reliable dental hygiene has never been or looked this simple.

Dove & NBCUniversal

Directed by Haley Geffen and in partnership with NBCUniversal’s Peacock and Bravo, The Selfie Talk follows Real Housewives of Atlanta ‘s Cynthia Bailey and daughter Noelle Robinson as they discuss a very modern problem – social media. Targeting parents, mentors, and teachers, Dove’s Self-Esteem Project has helped deliver self-esteem education to more than 60 million young people.


Directed by Haley Geffen, and in partnership with Rinck Advertising, Dove set out to find under appreciated everyday heroes that continued to make a difference during a worldwide pandemic. Featuring original music by Emily Tarver and Vicci Martinez, Dove helped remind our heroes and ourselves to hold on to love – Love can change the world.