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The Clear Agency Commissions Internationally Renowned Artist for Film Festival Promotions

Tim RainesSt. Petersburg, Florida – October 2, 2012 – The Clear Agency has commissioned Timothy Raines to create artwork for the 7th annual Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF).
Internationally renowned artist and abstract expressionist Timothy Raines has contracted with St Petersburg’s, CLEAR AGENCY to create the Gasparilla International Film Festival 7th annual creative theme.

Raines, is well known for his custom brand commissions. Luxury automobile builders including Aston Martin and consumer brands including Michelin and Lone Star beer flock to Raines for his unique sense of vision and abstract appeal. Earlier this year, Tim has been commissioned by the MLB (Major League Baseball) to complete 30 original paintings of MLB team logos to be displayed in the MLB New York City headquarters.

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Raines recently relocated to Sarasota where he resides with his family and has plans pending to open a gallery location in downtown St Petersburg.

“Art and film will always be intertwined,” said Timothy Raines, “I’m pleased to get involved and create art that will have a lasting impression for this annual event.”

The Clear Agency is working with GIFF to provide strategic marketing and design services designed to increase awareness, attendance and sponsorship assistance for the week long festival. Their decision to tap Raines was strategic, citing the critical nature of not only the quality of art associated with the event but also for the promotional quality Raines presence will add for GIFF.

“Engaging Raines who is an important and relevant artist on this project communicates to filmmakers and festival attendees how culturally in touch the Tampa Bay community truly is.” said Jenn Greacen, Clear Agency Executive Director.

The Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is operated by the 501(c) 3 non-profit Tampa Film Institute and continually upholds its mission to provide year-long support for film screening, production and education throughout Tampa Bay and the region. For more information on GIFF including sponsor and volunteer opportunities, visit www.gasparillafilmfestival.com.

The Clear Agency is a full-service advertising agency focused on building working partnerships and providing results driven services; media, strategic marketing, digital, experiential,social and of course creative. For more information, please visit www.theclearagency.com or become a fan on Facebook.

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Clear Adds Senior Accounts Team

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The Clear Agency has added some fresh faces to our Account Service team. Meet Brian DeCoveny, Account Supervisor and Lauren Gavrelis, Senior Account Executive.

Brian previously worked with the public sector and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he now leads The Clear Agency business development efforts and works with senior level staff and partners to ensure the overall growth of the agency and all its components. When Brian isn’t working to ensure the best solutions are implemented for our clients, you can find him at Subway.

Lauren comes to us from Cajun Country, Louisiana where she previously worked as an account executive on a variety of accounts. Her responsibilities at The Clear Agency include account planning, project management and day-to-day fun maker. Be sure to stop by the loft to meet her two dogs, Maverick and Dakota.

Learn more about our talent and be sure to congratulate Brian and Lauren on joining the team!

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Gasparilla International Film Festival partners with the Clear Agency

Blog_LgThe Gasparilla International Film Festival taps the Clear Agency as its marketing and design partner for the 7th annual festival held March 19 -24, 2013.

The Gasparilla International Film Festival is a celebration of independent film held annually in the greater Tampa Bay area, Florida. The Festival has created a unique film showcase that will have a lasting and cultural impact on the Tampa Bay Community – and the film community at large.

“We are delighted to partner with CLEAR Agency,” says Joe Restaino, Board President of GIFF.  ”They will provide the film festival with much-needed resources to amplify our message and our programs not only to the Tampa Bay community, but also throughout National audiences.”

The Clear Agency will be responsible for the new creative design and graphics for the upcoming festival and will provide strategic marketing and design services designed to increase awareness, attendance and sponsorship assistance for the week long festival.

“We are thrilled to partner with GIFF to develop a creative platform that will energize festival attendees and leave a lasting impression for Tampa Bay. “ said Jenn Greacen, Clear Agency Executive Director.

The Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is operated by the 501(c) 3 non-profit Tampa Film Institute and continually upholds its mission to provide year-long support for film screening, production and education throughout Tampa Bay and the region. For more information on GIFF including sponsor and volunteer opportunities visit www.gasparillafilmfestival.com

The Clear Agency is a full-service advertising agency focused on building working partnerships and providing results driven services; media, strategic marketing, digital, experiential, social and of course creative. For more information, please visit www.theclearagency.com or become a fan on Facebook.

Contact:
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727.489.2332

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We’re an energetic, totally unique creative consortium.
We’ve got the big projects that freelancers often miss out on. At Clear Labs, we offer endless resources at your fingertips!

Our creative consortium welcomes collaboration between creative and interactive freelancers under one roof and allows bigger opportunities to come your way. Opportunities you can’t reach from your living room desktop.

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Have a creative block? Wish you had someone other to talk to than your dog, Sparky? Clear Labs offers feedback from other creative professionals to help you get past all those doodles you have on your paper. Having this diverse team of individuals allows for more ideas and concepts to evolve into great pieces of work!

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Jenn Greacen named finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year 2012

JennBizAwardIt is our honor to announce that Executive Director of The Clear Agency and Principal of Highland Productions LLC, Jenn Greacen, has been named a finalist for the BusinessWoman of the Year 2012.

An independent panel of judges had the difficult job of considering 300 nominations. From these 51 finalists were selected for the Tampa Bay Business Journal 2012 BusinessWoman of the Year Awards. Jenn has been selected among five finalists in the Entrepreneur category.

The deciding factors for Jenn in this prestigious honor include her recent attendance at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit as a US delegate, her work with the International Young Entrepreneurs Alliance and passionate involvement as President of the Central Florida Entrepreneurs Organization along with her unending performance as an entrepreneur and CEO of a wide portfolio of projects and companies including, of course, The Clear Agency.

Congratulations Jenn!

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Red, White, Blue…and Clear!

4th-of-july_blog_InsideHappy Birthday, America! We are happy to celebrate with the United States in commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776! Although we may relate the holiday to parades, carnivals, fireworks, picnics, barbecues & political speeches; we want to make sure we say thank you to those men and women who have fought for our freedom! We hope everyone has a very safe and enjoyable holiday! God Bless America! Home of the free!

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Executive Director Jenn Greacen attends G20 YES Summit in Mexico City as U.S. Delegate

G20_blog_InsideThe Clear Agency is proud to announce our Executive Director Jenn Greacen was named one of 13 United States delegates, to attend the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES) in Mexico City, Mexico, June 2-5. The YES Summit is a subset of the global G20 Summit.

Geacen attended the summit on behalf of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the global professional organization dedicated to building better entrepreneurs.  Greacen serves as president of EO’s Tampa Bay Chapter. At the YES Summit, Greacen joined 400 other young entrepreneurs throughout the world to discuss global business, promote change, social responsibility and entrepreneurial growth.

Greacen was specifically selected for her background in communications and branding which the G20 YES will rely on to assist in conveying these important messages as well as her strong voice and recognized convictions of Entrepreneurship.

“This is a huge honor for me, representing the United States and entrepreneurs around the globe,” said Greacen. “Being an entrepreneur takes risk. This global stage will allow us to discuss policy and regulator changes needed to foster entrepreneurship in the G20 countries.”

For more information on The G20 YES Summit visit www.g20yes.com

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The Grand Gala

Grand_Gala_blog_InsideThe Clear Agency was proud to support Kucera Properties & Luxe Fashion Group as they hosted the Grand Gala event during Honda Grand Prix weekend in Saint Petersburg.

The Grand Gala event benefitted the Children’s Dream Fund and featured exotic cars, silent auction, boutique style fashion show and special guest, Shannon McIntosh, an aspiring Indycar driver.
The Clear Agency was honored to lend our support by producing all marketing collateral for the event.