At the Circus Maximus in ancient Rome you were guaranteed to see something that you’d never seen before. Things that would delight, provoke, entertain, and astound. Things you could neither ignore, nor forget.
At Circus Maximus, we guarantee ideas that you won’t see anywhere else. Ideas that you can neither ignore, nor forget. Ideas that build brands and business in delightfully unconventional ways.
We offer value to brands that need transformative thinking, but want a leaner, more agile creative partner, powered by total production capabilities cross-platform.
We do it for incumbents and startups. Challengers big and small.
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In 2014 Ryan founded Circus Maximus intent as a collaborative, content agency. We collapse strategy, creative, and production into an efficient and effective model. Circus Maximus has worked with global icons Coca-Cola, Heineken, and Telefonica, as well as tech startups JET.COM, and others.
We’ve created content on 3 continents, 9 languages, and over 10 countries. Circus Maximus launched the Smartwater brand for Coca-Cola in the UK to great success. Before founding Circus Maximus, Ryan served as Chief Creative Officer of JWT’s New York office. He won pitches for telecom Vonage, and Google, and won critical acclaim for his work on Band-Aid, Macy’s, Smirnoff, and Kraft.
Prior to that, Ryan was a globally recognized creative director at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky where he worked on Burger King, Volkswagen, Alliance for Climate Protection, and more.
Paul has been the architect of industry-leading, progressive production departments dating back to the early 2000’s. He founded the integrated production department for Crispin Porter + Bogusky. The agency went on to win digital agency of the year several times. He would go on to build integrated production departments for 180 LA, and McCann, NY.
His work has won Cannes, Gold, Cyber, Titanium, and Grand Prix; One Show Gold, Webby’s People’s Voice and more.
Paul combines a wealth of experience with pioneering rigor in identifying and implementing best practices in a rapidly evolving production landscape.
Circus collapses strategy, creative, and production under one big top, and Maximus refers to the highly efficient and effective ideas we create for clients ranging from startups to global powerhouses. We facilitate great ideas to happen at the speed of culture. We write, direct, produce content across all mediums and media. We collaborate with specialists to help bring the content to life.