Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has welcomed Chad Howitt as Creative Director in its Los Angeles office. A versatile creative director and filmmaker, Howitt specializes in blending the worlds of narrative storytelling and visual effects. His client list includes notable brands such as VW, Honda, Marvel, Ubisoft, Under Armour, The Grammys, and Westin Hotels.
Prior to freelancing at Royale this past year, he was a Creative Director at Wolf & Crow, collaborating on feature film projects, and ad campaigns for such clients as Apple, Google, and Skull Candy. Howitt previously served as a compositing lead at Psyop Los Angeles, and a designer/animator/compositor at Motion Theory, where he contributed to the award-winning HP “Hands” campaign, among others. Outside of the office, Howitt continues his creative pursuits of storytelling. In 2017, he was one of 13 directors selected to participate in the inaugural AICP Commercial Director’s Diversity Program. His first documentary, “Welcome to The Last Bookstore,” has won several awards and screened at Academy Award-qualifying festivals, including AFI and Cinequest.