2018 AIGA Medalist, Karin Fong

Events • April 24, 2018

This past week our team celebrated at the 2018 AIGA Gala in New York City, to honor a lifetime achievement award for our Director Karin Fong. She was recognized with the 2018 AIGA Medal for her groundbreaking work and mastery in the field of visual storytelling as a motion graphics designer and director for more than twenty years at Imaginary Forces.

To celebrate @Dress Code NYC created this short video... Continue Reading →

IF Heads to CNN Atlanta

Events • April 05, 2018

Fact are facts. They aren't colored by emotion or bias. They are indisputable. There is no alternative to a fact. Facts explain thins. What they are, how they happened. Facts are not interpretations. Once facts are established, opinions can be formed. And while opinions matter, they don't change the facts. That's why, at CNN, we start with the facts first." #FactsFirst

Our team at Imaginary... Continue Reading →

Words of Wisdom with Karin Fong

Articles • April 04, 2018

Director Karin Fong was able to visit her Alma Mater this week to give a presentation to a class of Yale School of Management students. She discussed creative business and her approach to main titles, and although it is only a small portion of what we get to do here at Imaginary Forces, it’s a form of storytelling we are passionate about. Below find a few of the snackable pieces of inspiration that she... Continue Reading →

What’s Next After Advertising? The Jump to Content

Inspiro • March 19, 2018

SXSW in Review

One of the the more informative and reassuring panels we got to catch while at SXSW was “What’s Next After Advertising? The Jump to Content.” Otto Bell, Chief Creative Officer of CNN’s Courageous Studio, was joined by Marissa Feinberg, HP Enterprises, and Brad Weinberg, MillerCoors, to discuss how to create meaningful content as traditional advertising is becoming less... Continue Reading →

Imaginary Forces Turns 21!

Announcements • October 31, 2017

Creepin' it real since 1996

Michelle Dougherty at OFFF CDMX!

Events • October 26, 2017

After landing in Mexico City, there were some last minute adjustments to be made to my presentation coming off of a busy week in New York for the News and Documentary Emmys. I was up a bit late the night before putting the finishing touches on everything!

When we got to the hall the day of my talk, it was absolutely gorgeous. It was designed and painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros. A fresco muralist and... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Chief Development Officer Richelle

Announcements • October 25, 2017

Welcome Richelle, IF’s new Chief Development Officer! We love having her on the team. Now you can get to know her too in the Q&A below.

How did you get your start? Tell us about yourself.
I landed my first job was when I was 14 years old at Yippie I-O Candy Company in Jackson, Wyoming. I LOVED it! It was a candy store!! I loved working and I loved having a little spending cash, so all... Continue Reading →

Outstanding Nature Documentary!

Announcements • October 09, 2017

Peter Frankfurt, Chip Houghton, Franceksa Bucci, Lisa Whiteman, Michelle Dougherty, Joel Reynolds, Daniel Hinerfeld, Michael Jasny, Mark Monroe

We are so excited to announce that Sonic Sea took home the emmy for Outstanding Nature Documentary! We are proud that the conversation around sonic noise and the damage it is doing under water is continuing. Sonic Sea is now available to stream on Vimeo on Demand... Continue Reading →

Emmy Nominated Sonic Sea: Now Streaming

Announcements • September 25, 2017

Sonic Sea is a documentary that teaches audiences about the effects of noise pollution on marine life.

The film has 3 nominations in this year’s News and Documentary Emmys: Outstanding Nature Documentary, Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction, and Outstanding Music & Sound.
We could not be more excited!

More importantly, Sonic Sea is already making an impact.
Since the film’s release,... Continue Reading →

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