Smart City Challenge

GIST Lab produced and directed this piece for the U.S. Dept. of Transportation and Vulcan, Inc. 

Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz 2016

GIST Lab produced and directed five short pieces featuring high school jazz students from the Seattle area.

International AIDS Society/UNAIDS

GIST Lab produced and directed this film short for the opening of the IAS 2015 conference in Vancouver, BC.

UNAIDS 15x15


Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz 2015

GIST Lab produced 5 film shorts showcasing the talents of high school jazz students from Seattle for Starbucks "Hot Java, Cool Jazz". 


Tackle Ebola Campaign

GIST Lab recently produced several commercial PSA's for Paul Allen and Vulcan's "TackleEbola" campaign.
These spots featured both players and coaches from NFL, MLS and NBA teams such as the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders and Portland Trailblazers. The pieces aired nationally on major networks, online and on stadium jumbotrons.

The Nature Conservancy: Austin City Limits

For the second year in a row GIST Lab worked with The Nature Conservancy on a music partnership to drive membership and awareness around the Austin City Limits festival. This year GIST Lab partnered TNC and C3 presents with Seattle act The Head and the Heart for a VIP ticket giveaway and meet and greet with the band. This and a similar campaign in 2013 with Portugal.The Man each generated the highest campaign memberships in the organizations history. GIST Lab was also responsible for all social media, visual assets and branding for campaign.

The Seattle Foundatation: GiveBIG

The Seattle Foundation wanted to build philanthropic spirit and raise awareness for local giving and local non-profits in King County. For 3 years running, GIST LAB worked to create and develop a targeted media campaign that used digital, mobile and social media.
The 2014 GiveBig campaign generated $12.89 million in contributions to non-profits in a 24 hour period. This was an increase of 15% over the 2013 totals!

Patagonia: Vote the Environment 2012

GIST Lab worked with Patagonia, Wilco, Headcount and The League of Conservation Voters on a cross platform campaign to raise awareness of candidates environmental voting records for the 2012 election. Campaign features included a moderated twitter feed, on screen messaging at Wilco tour dates, a live track for sale on iTunes that benefits HeadCount,  and custom campaign T-Shirt.

SXSW 2013
GIST Lab was involved in 3 unique projects at this years SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.

Interactive Panel Discussion:
IST Lab presented a panel titles "The Power of Good: Activating Your Audience for a Cause"
he panelists included Ryan Bingham, Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer (SHFT), Lisa Pike-Sheehy (Patagonia), Stephen Fox (Drink Water), Theo Ianuly and Geoff Stanfield (GIST Lab).

Official Music Showcase:
GIST Lab presented a night of music on behalf on The Nature Conservancy at Central Presbyterian Church.
rtists: Ryan Bingham, Kelly Hogan, Gaby Moreno, The Milk Carton Kids, Sean Rowe and The Parkington Sisters. 
IST Lab booked show, facilitated internet streaming of Ryan Bingham's set through TuneIn, and facilitated all communications with artists, TNC and SXSW.

TNC Artist Series: Macklemore
IST Lab interviewed and filmed Macklemore as part of their ongoing series with artists and their connection to nature for The Nature Conservancy.

Patagonia Music Collective

The Patagonia Music Collective raised awareness and funds for environmental non-profits through the sale of donated tracks by some of today's top artists. GIST LAB worked with Patagonia and over 140 artists to deliver 3 benefit album compilations, multiple single releases, new and emerging artist streaming radio, an award winning iPhone app and strong global press including Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, and Late Night with David Letterman.

The Nature Conservancy

TNC tapped GIST LAB to develop a global music campaign to raise awareness, inspire action, generate revenue and create the next generation of environmental stewards.
GIST LAB is currently producing a series of short films for The Nature Conservancy with the focus on artists and their connection to the environment. This global campaign, which also features festival integration and downloadable music launches Fall 2012. 

Icons Among Us - Jazz in the Present Tense

Icons Among Us is a branded entertainment series. The first feature Jazz in the Present Tense  is a feature film and 4 part TV series about today's new jazz artists. Key components of the project were a 10-city music tour, AFI 20/20 feature and an educational curriculum. GIST LAB secured sponsorship from Don Q Rums and Rums of Puerto Rico to assist with the relaunch of the Don Q brand in the U.S. The next series is titled Nexus Thinkers.