Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s “Singular Insights” Research campaign won top prize in the B2B television campaign category. The campaign included two television commercials with music composed and produced by Graffwerks.
"Live in Jerusalem" by Eitan Katz, an album mixed by Graffwerks producers at their new Brooklyn-based state of the art studio, hit #13 on the Billboard world albums chart.
We are pleased to announce that Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s ”Found in Translation” TV campaign recently won gold in the 19th Annual Financial Communications Society Portfolio Awards in the Business to Business category. Graffwerks’ team, Nir Graff and Baba Z Buerger, scored and produced the music for the campaign. The Financial Communications Society (FCS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving professional standards in financial communications. FCS hosts the annual FCS Portfolio Awards, for creative excellence in financial services advertising.
Nir Graff played bass and co-produced vocals for several tracks on Marcus Ramone Cooper’s solo album, “The Introduction of Marcus Cooper.” The album was released in 2009. Prior to embarking on his solo career, Marcus Ramone Cooper (Pleasure P) was a member of the successful R&B group "Pretty Ricky".
We are very excited to announce that a TV campaign for SPX entitled “SPX What’s Next” won top prize in the 2009 Telly Awards. Nir Graff and Baba Z created the sound design and scored the music for the commercial. This is the second consecutive year that a commercial featuring Graffwerks’ original music has received this prestigious award. The Telly awards honor outstanding cable TV commercials & programs, video & film productions, and online commercials, video & films.
Graffwerks created the music for two commercials for SPX, a Fortune 500 company. The commercials, aired in 2009, showcased SPX’s involvement in the Beijing Olympics as a major supplier of cooling technologies as well as its continued efforts in making ‘green’ sources of energy. These spots, as well as additional SPX campaigns with original music by Graffwerks (including SPX’s 2013 TV Commercial, “SPX Now Serving”), can be viewed on SPX’s website.
We are pleased to report that Answer The Call :60, for the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Fund, won the top prize for Public Service Advertising in the 2008 Telly Awards. The Telly’s are a prestigious, international advertising competition with over 14,000 entries in a variety of categories. GraffWerks created the sound design and scored the music for the commercial.
We are honored to be a part of an Apple TV campaign for Ipod Nano. The commercial features beatbox art vocals from “Phat Beats from the Box”, a samples CD produced by Nir Graff and published by Big Fish Audio.
Directors: Shahar Cohen & Halil Efrat
Original Music: Shai Bachar & Nir Graff
Synopsis: Shahar Cohen is an Israeli filmmaker whose personal and professional lives were both stuck in neutral when his father Sleiman Cohen proposed an idea for a documentary -- make a movie about the Jewish Brigade which fought against Axis forces during World War II.
Won: Golden Gate Award - 2007 San Francisco International Film Festival, Audience Award - 2007 Silverdocs Film Festival
Nominated: Chicago Doc Grand Prix Jury Special Prize - 2007 Chicago International Documentary Film Festival