Max Kitaev is a creative and filmmaker
currently based out of Moscow.

Max has a strong advertising background and have worked as an Art Director

across European, Asian, North American and Australian markets with the wide range of clients

including ANZ Bank, Samsung, Corona Beer, InBev, P&G, Mars, Beeline, MTS, Megafon, PepsiCo, Lexus, Fiat, Jeep, Mercedes-Bank, Energizer, Standard Chartered Bank, Cordiant tires, Goodyear tires, Singapore and Scoot Airlines, Skoal, Leroy Merlin, Harley Davidson and more.

 

Max is a member of ADCR and has a few trophies in his awards cabinet including
Epica gold, Golden Hammer silver and New York bronze. He was also shortlisted in Cannes, published in Lurzer's Archive, Epica book and had Editor's Pick on Creativity Online.

Over the past few years Max has been more focused on directing commercials and music videos.

Previous experience:

Leo Burnett Сhicago - 2.5 years

Leo Burnett Moscow - 3

TBWA Singapore - 1.5

BBDO Moscow - 3

Mullen Lowe Moscow - 2

Draft FCB Moscow - 1.5

Education:

 

Higher technical (diploma)

Art school (diploma)

 

Art Director's accolades:


Print bronze
Red Apple 2010

 

Print silver
Epica 2010

 

Print silver
White Square 2011

 

Print bronze
National Advertising Festival IDEA 2011

 

Print gold + 3 diplomas
Golden Hammer 2011

 

Finalist
Golden Drum 2011

 

2 crystals
Busan Ad Stars 2012

 

Print silver
National Advertising Festival IDEA 2012

 

Finalist
Eurobest European Advertising Festival

 

Print bronze
National Advertising Festival IDEA 2012

 

TV Silver
XIII Kyiv International Advertising Festival

 

TV Bronze
XIII Kyiv International Advertising Festival

 

Print bronze
XIII Kyiv International Advertising Festival


Featured in R/GA's The Digital Age & Advertising Served
 

Featured with Bering print campaign
Luerzer's Archive

 

Finalist

Cannes Lions 2013

 

Finalist

Spikes 2013

Creativity Online
Jeep "Carabiner" gets

'Editor's Pick' at Creativity-online.com
 

1 Gold, 2 Silver
White Square 2014
April 2014
pos, ambient, dm
 

Design bronze
New York Festivals 2014
May 2014
 

Gold, Bronze
Idea Festival Moscow
May 2014
http://idea.ru/festival/winners_final/

DM gold, print silver, art-direction bronze,
ambient media finalist, promo finalist
Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2014
May 2014
http://kiaf.com.ua/en
 

POSM Gold, 'Creativity' bronze
Silver Mercury 2014
June 2014
http://silvermercury.ru/2014/

DM Diploma, Art-direction gold
Golden Hammer 2014
June 2014
http://goldenhammer.eu/winners_list/

Art Direction - Sapphire
Cristal awards
November 2014
Leroy Merlin - Ark
http://www.cristalfestival.com/competitions/print-craft-cristal/
 

Best Direct Marketing - Silver
GLOBE Awards Toronto
December 2014
http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/the-maaw-announces-the-2014-winners-in-the-globe-awards-1991199.htm
 

A series of photoghaphs featured in
One Show Silent Auction in New York

May 2016

Director's goals:


'VBCA' video reviewed in L.A. Taco online magazine

Tensei's 'Giant City' gets on VEVO

Easy Wanderlings featured in Redbull's
'10 artists to watch in 2018'.

Scroodgee 'Blast in the Dark' hits 5.5 mln. views

Glukoza 'Smell of you' hits 3.6 mln. views