Iconoclastic Media is a full-service production company and creative think tank based in Los Angeles. Our commercial and branded content division develops and produces acclaimed and visually stunning commercials, viral campaigns, fashion films, and branded content. We have worked for and collaborated with some of the world's biggest and most innovative brands, including TCL, Turkish Airlines, Best Buy, Levi's, and August Home. Our content has launched product lines, national holiday advertising campaigns, and successful rebrandings. We continue to develop new and visionary ways to tell brand stories through content.
Our feature film division produces acclaimed narrative and documentary films. Our features have been released worldwide in cinemas, on television, and digitally. Most recently, our feature doc Absent was named one of the "must-see" films of the year by Cineuropa and one of the year's ten best films by Cine Maldito. Two of our television films will broadcast in 2018.
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MATTHEW MISHORY | CO-FOUNDER
"Matthew Mishory has managed to capture an austere beauty of a kind little known and little understood by all but the likes of Baudelaire." -- Film International
Commercial, film, and television director Matthew Mishory is renowned for crafting stunning images. A critically acclaimed and intensely visual filmmaker, Matthew’s motion picture work has been released in cinemas, film festivals, and art museums around the world. He was named a "rising talent" by Variety. As a commercial director, Matthew has worked for brands such as Turkish Airlines (the world's largest airline), Best Buy, and Roku, North America's leading streaming player. His promo film for the revolutionary new RokuTV was used by Chinese electronics giant TCL to launch the product at CES. Matthew recently directed the first national television commercial campaign for Silicon Valley brand August.
Matthew's second feature film, the documentary Absent, shot in remote rural Moldova in the former USSR, was named one of the "must-see" films of the year by Cineuropa. He recently directed the Arte/RBB co-production "Artur Schnabel: No Place of Exile", about the modernist composer, in Switzerland, Italy, and Berlin. The film will premiere on German and French television in February 2018. Matthew's 35mm feature film debut, Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean, was theatrically released in the US, Germany, and the UK. The San Francisco Chronicle declared the film “art – mesmerizing and sexy!” And Artforum pronounced it "a nuanced portrayal of an entire era." Previously, Matthew's stylized short film, Delphinium, about the legendary artist Derek Jarman, was released by the British Film Institute and permanently installed in the BFI’s National Film Archive.
EDWARD SINGLETARY, JR. | CO-FOUNDER
Born and raised in Southern California, Edward Singletary, Jr. is an award-winning commercial, film, and branded content producer with over twenty years experience developing and delivering content. He has successfully shepherded and produced projects of all sizes all over the world, including commercials, web content, and feature films. As head of Sales and Development at Iconoclastic Media, Edward has handled projects for clients around the world, including TCL, Roku, Hisense, Haier, and Best Buy.
Edward has also specialized in raising capital for feature and web content, forming strategic partnerships with production entities in Indonesia, the EU, and the Middle East. His film producing credits include Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean, Absent, Delphinium, and Adam. Edward's projects have been presented at hundreds of film festivals and sold worldwide for theatrical, digital, and DVD distribution. An early proponent of crowdfunding platforms and social media, he has helped adapt film finance and fundraising models to the digital marketplace.