A Brief History of Everything Famous

Left alone to its devices up here in the farthest, leftest corner of the country, Seattle is a little city simmering with big ideas. World Famous applies the outsized ambition of this weird and wonderful place to finely crafted visual storytelling—all-inclusive film production that embraces live action, animation and the limitless cutting-edge spaces in between. 

Since launching World Famous in 2005, founders Tony Fulgham and Alan Nay have plumbed the depths of Seattle’s vibrant creative community and rounded up a frisky gang of hyper-talented directors, designers, musicians, artists, dreamers and doers. Our staff of 15 is nimble, inventive and tireless, staying up to date on developing trends and technologies while offering the personal service clients expect. 

It’s taken eight years, but the chemistry in our office is impeccable. And, according to our peers, undeniable—World Famous has been spotlighted by the Northwest’s most important tastemakers and recently won the prestigious Best of Show ADDY Awards in Washington and Utah. In the last couple years, Megan joined the Mayor’s Film and Music Advisory Board, Alan was named to the Seattle Economic Development Commission and Tony received a generous grant from Washington Filmworks to produce his first short film. 


Welcome to World Famous. Where great stories are born.

QWAFA

(Questions We Are Frequently Asked)

Are you really that famous?
Yes. Next question.

Are you hiring?
No. But if we were you would totally get the job.

Do you guys really eat lunch together everyday?
Yes. And for the record, Indian is a bad idea for lunch.

Do you make websites?
Fuck no. Depends on the budget.

Can I be your intern?
Our internship program is full for the summer.

Can our studio challenge World Famous to a game of Call of Duty?
All your base are belong to us.

If World Famous had a Spirit Animal what would it be?
Miley Cyrus.

Awards:

  • 2013 ADDYs

    2013 Trailer

    SIFF Cinema

    We proudly accepted the Seattle ADDYs' highest award, "Best in Show," for the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival trailer, "Be Curious."

    The Seattle ADDYs, or as they are now known “The American Advertising Awards,” are unique among other advertising creative competitions in that it is the only competition that includes three levels of judging: local, regional, and national. 

  • One Show Design Silver Pencil

    2012 Trailer

    SIFF Cinema

    The One Club exists to champion and promote excellence in advertising and design in all its forms. It is the world's foremost non-profit organization devoted to elevating creative work in the industry. We were awarded their most prestigious award for our efforts with the Seattle International Film Festival, for broadcast excellence.

  • 2012 ADDYs

    Sasquatch Lineup

    Sasquatch

    In 2012, our work with the Sasquatch Music Festival won a Seattle GOLD ADDY, as well as the Judges' Award.

    Our Leonardo Launch Campaign/Video took home a GOLD ADDY, Judge's Choice, and Best of Show.

  • Best Places To Work Awards

    Of course this is one of the best places to work in Seattle, but to prove it they made a committee. The Best Places to Work in Seattle is a joint effort of Seattle Met magazine, Lake Washington Human Resource Association, Seattle Society for Human Resource Management, Downtown Seattle Association, and Best Companies Group. The survey was open to all publicly and privately held companies with at least 15 employees in the Seattle area.

Tony Fulgham
Co-Founder / Director
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Alan Nay
Co-Founder / Director
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Megan Ball
Executive Producer
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Andy Seaver
Señor Editor
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Thomas Price
Editor
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Nick Hegge
Head of Production
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Christopher Harrell
Director / Designer
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Juan Carlos Arenas
Director / Designer
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Vince Ream
Compositor/Designer
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Chris Ophoven
Editor
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Bobby McHugh
Producer
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Rachel Nunner
Office Manager
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Rob Brambila
Art Director / Designer
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Jesse Harris
Director
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