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United Senses Founded by Markus Schmidt in 2005, UnitedSenses is an international network of some of the most creative professionals in TV-world, an alliance unlike any that had existed prior. With over 70 years of combined industry experience and over ten languages spoken, our group can effectively communicate with and service most regions in their native tongue.
Focusing on branding solutions for the electronic media, we develop media brands, create corporate identity packages, including the brand communication on-air and off-air. And we take care of the production.
Headquartered in Munich, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Copenhagen and two offices in Moscow, UnitedSenses can offer a variety of national flavors as well as an unique international style. We benefit from spanning multiple time-zones thus effectively expanding tight deadlines. Sharing ideas within our network means improving them. Outstanding strategic, creative and visual quality is our trademark.
Markus Schmidt, CEO / Creative Director
Markus SchmidtSince 2004, Markus Schmidt has been working internationally as a brand consultant, creative director and film director under the moniker MarkusSchmidt.TV. For five years prior, Schmidt had been managing director and executive creative director of SevenSenses, a leading design and advertising agency also based in Munich. In the past nine years, which includes a tenure as creative director at Germany's renowned broadcaster ProSieben, Schmidt has been honored with over one hundred major awards from Promax&BDA and New York Festivals for his creative work.
Sandep Rahi, Partner / Creative Director
Sandep RahiSandep Rahi spent his formative years in London and later attended SCI-Arc from which he hold a Masters degree. Rahi has worked with the renowned design group Co-op Himmelblau and produced rich new media content with musician Jon Hassel. For two years beginning in 1994 he led the «No-Thinking Tank» design laboratory alongside designer April Greiman and renowned architect Michele Saee. As Co-Founder and Creative Director of JacobsRahi (now ThinkCreative) he has designed graphics packages for networks and stations as well as title sequences for NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and CBS' Late Late Show. Rahi is the recipient of an Emmy Award and several International Telly Awards.
Micha Riss, Partner / Creative Director
Micha RissMicha Riss has produced award-winning results for a broad range of international clientele. He is well known for his work created under his direction at both Manhattan Transfer and later Meccanica, a design studio founded in 2001. Both studios had created high-profile campaigns for brands such as Sony, ESPN, MTV, SCI FI, HBO, AT&T, CBS, USA Network and Japan's WoWoW. In 2004, Riss founded Flying Machine, a multidisciplinary design studio. Riss is a recipient of an Emmy Award and numerous others from Promax&BDA, International Telly and Art Director Club.
L. Nicolay Gronlund, Partner / Creative Director
L. Nicolay GronlundLars Nicolay Gronlund has worked as a creative Director in the Danish television industry since 1995. Formally trained as an architect and designer, his groundbreaking work with media brands has influenced Danish Television for the past ten years. As brand manager for TV2 Denmark (1997-2000) and Danish Broadcasting Corp. (2001-2003) L.Nicolay Gronlund has directed several Danish and Scandinavian TV identity packages including: TV2, SBS Denmark, DR1, DR2 and TVNorway. In 2004, he founded Timeline, a creative agency for communications and design specializing in television and entertainment.
Sergey Shanovich, Partner / Creative Director
Sergey ShanovichAfter beginning his career as a graphic artist, Sergey Shanovich took a position as an Art Director of NTV Broadcasting Company in 2000. He is currently the General Director of NTV-Design, Russia's largest design and production house. Beginning in 2003 Shanovich has also penned and produced an acclaimed Russian-language television series called «Pro-Design.» He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Guild of Televsion Designers and Promoters. In the past four years Shanovich's creative work has been honored over thirty times by Promax | BDA and the New York Festivals.
Mikhail Spirov, Partner / Creative Director
Mikhail SprirovHaving worked in print design early on in his career, Mikhail Spirov moved on to television branding work first at a local station then in 1995 to Internews Russia, a non-profit organization. While at Internews he supervised all aspect of television branding, promotion and design. In 2002, Spirov, along with a group of fellow creatives, launched Koordinata 20, a commercial creative services company. Over the course of the past three years, Koodinata 20 has branded and rebranded sixteen local stations, a nation-wide network and most recently, a new national channel in addition to numerous other projects. Spirov is a co-founder of the Eurasian Guild of Television Designers and Promoters.
DR Danish Broadcasting
A&E Television Networks
20th Century Fox
TV 2 Norge
NTV Plus Channel
Rambler Broadcast Network
TV 2 (Tomsk)
Buena Vista Television
Wald Disney Company
UnitedSenses / Think Creative, L.A.
2001 Wilshire Blvd. Sixth Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90403
tel. +1 310 434 9885
fax. +1 310 434 9882
mob. +1 310 666 5506
UnitedSenses / Flying Machine, NYC
270 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012
tel. +1 212 226 7733
fax. +1 212 226 7122
mob. +1 917 945 2444
tel. +49 89 92792 420
fax. +49 89 92792 55 420
mob. +49 175 1815909
UnitedSenses / Timeline, Copenhagen
Sturlasgade 12 K, 1.
2300 S Copenhagen
tel. +45 32 661020
fax. +45 32 661029
mob. +45 2174 5725
UnitedSenses / NTV Design, Moscow
12 Ak. Koroleva Street
tel. +7 095 7255368
fax. +7 095 7255380
UnitedSenses / Koordinata 20, Moscow
45 Olkhovskaya St., bldg 2, rm 3
tel. +7 095 2676428
mob. +7 916 5893351
Markus Schmidt is member of Huckleberry Friends AG - worldwide creative network.