John Christopher Pina began his formal studies in Advertising and Design at USC before moving on to Los Angeles’ modern day Madison Avenue bringing his skills to Pepsi, Nike and Red Bull for agencies such as BBDO, Deutsch, and Ground Zero. His work has been featured in the Museum of Tolerance, SHOOT, WSJ, Big Magazine, The New York Times, Pitchfork, and The Advocate.
As a film director, John won an MVPA for Best New Director in 2008, and has gone on to interpret the visions of artists Kanye West, Rihanna, Common, Rise Against, Cee-Lo and John Legend among others. In 2018, he won a Cannes Silver Lion for his FUTURECRAFT 4d work with adidas. Today he’s known for his striking commercial work for brands like adidas, Longchamp, Microsoft, Italian Vogue, PlayStation, General Motors, Dr. Pepper, Toyota and Vans with select work being recognized by The CLIOS, AICP and London International Awards.