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HAL KIRKLAND
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, WRITER, ART DIRECTOR
Hal Kirkland is an internationally awarded Creative Director/ Director and the co-founder of Audio Tour Hack. Spending over a decade creating global advertising campaigns for Google, Adidas, Axe and MTV, he changed course and began creating and directing music videos for Snoop Dogg, Sesame Street and a Japanese band called Sour, the latter becoming YouTube's top-rated animation in Japan of all time. In recent times he's exhibited work at the Guggenheim New York (be it somewhat unofficially), transformed the contents of a bodega into a pop art gallery and become the foursquare Mayor of the Internet. His work has been featured on CNN, CBS, The New York Times, the top page of Reddit and most notably his mother's fridge.
MARK SVARTZ
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, WRITER
Mark Svartz, author of the recently published humor novel, I HATE YOU, KELLY DONAHUE, is a writer, artist, and highly-acclaimed advertising Creative Director. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he has developed award-winning work for such brands as Google, Virgin, and Sprite, and his writing has been praised by such notable institutions as The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and Time Out NY. He and Hal met during their previous lives in a New York advertising agency and first collaborated on the Bodega Boutique art exhibition in June, 2011. Mark is currently working on his second book and he is allergic to penicillin.
CATHERINE FULTON
CREATIVE STRATEGIST, WEB DESIGNER
Catherine Fulton is a Creative Strategist with experience in brand communications and innovation. She has worked for award-winning agencies creating communication strategies for brands such as Pepsi, Doritos, 7up and the United Nations, during which she developed a passion for innovation and brand strategy after launching Bobble, 'the fastest selling consumable good of all time', into the market. With experience working as a trends consultant and writer for popular online publication PSFK, Catherine now works for MTV Scratch, making her understand the media landscape and how to successfully traverse it more than most.
WILSON BROWN
DIRECTOR OF AUDIO
Wilson Brown is a creative director, composer and multimedia artist. After receiving a B.A. and M.A. from Brown University he has worked creating music, sounds and interactive media in São Paulo and New York. He was awarded the Art Directors Club's "Young Guns 9",First Boards' Composer of the Year, and has worked on projects honored at Cannes, the One Show, the Emmy's, Sundance and Ciclope. Wilson lives in Brooklyn and spends his spare time with bicycles, friends and plays in Bird Alert.
SEAN McGOVERN
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Sean is vital to the management and execution of Antfood's projects. If you are interested in discussing an upcoming venture, he is your man. Sean graduated from Georgia Tech, where he was able to learn the first verse of the "Ramblin' Wreck" fight song. His passion for music and writing can be traced back hundreds of years to his Irish ancestors, or so he says. He is a native of Philadelphia, a rabid sports fan, and a cheesesteak connoisseur.
KELLY DONAHUE
PRODUCER, PR
Kelly Donahue is an experienced brand marketer, strategist and producer with agency and client-side experience managing communications for some of the world's biggest brands. She is currently responsible for Audio Tour Hack PR. Most recently she was Barton F. Graf 9000's first Account Director, and prior to that she was Global Communications Manager for The Coca-Cola Company. She has worked on award-winning campaigns for such brands as Sprite, Fanta, Powerade, Vaseline, Dish, and Kayak. She is fairly certain Mark Svartz does not actually hate her.