Talenthouse Acquires Creative Freelancer Platform Creative Commision

Published At: 30 April 2022 , 06:08 PM

Creative Commission specializes in connecting freelance visual creators with the music industry.

Talenthouse AG, which is publicly listed in Switzerland, produces digital content for companies including Netflix and Snap.

The deal was agreed for an undisclosed sum.

Talenthouse says that Creative Commission has facilitated over $12 million in work to creatives since its inception in 2013.

Creative Commission, co-founded by Brian Mahoney, Nick Clark and Matt Proud, is now bringing its clients over 800 job-opportunities per year, it says.

Clients of the London-headquartered Creative Commission include Warner Music, UMG, Sony Music, Columbia Music, Interscope Records, Atlantic Records and Virgin Records.

In the past, artists and bands such as The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Elton John and Robbie Williams have commissioned content through Creative Commission, says the company.

This includes album campaigns and tours, animations, album artwork and social assets.

“WE ARE SUPER EXCITED ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF CREATIVE COMMISSION.”

CLARE MCKEEVE, TALENTHOUSE

Clare McKeeve, CEO Talenthouse, said: “We are super excited about the acquisition of Creative Commission.

“It will strengthen Talenthouse’s relationships with the entertainment and music industries.

“The acquisition is an important step in our vertical expansion strategy, always with the aim of providing more work and opportunities for our community of creatives.

“We look forward to growing the existing Creative Commission platform and welcoming Nick Clark and Matt Proud to Talenthouse.

“Additionally, I am pleased to welcome the experienced team of business minded data-engineers from Sponsokit bringing additional analytical capabilities to Talenthouse.”

“WE’RE EXCITED TO BE JOINING TALENTHOUSE TO FURTHER EXPAND OUR GLOBAL REACH AND PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.”

NICK CLARK, CREATIVE COMMISSION

Nick Clark, Co-Founder & Director at Creative Commission, said: “We’re excited to be joining Talenthouse to further expand our global reach and physical presence in the music industry.

“As the go-to connectors for record labels and artist managers since 2013, this deal will greatly increase the volume of paid freelance jobs for our amazing community of creators as we enter exciting new territories across the globe.

“We can’t wait to get started!”

“CREATIVE COMMISSION PROVIDES DIRECT ACCESS TO A HUGE COMMUNITY OF DESIGNERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, FILM MAKERS AND OTHER CREATIVE GROUPS.”

IAN MCANDREW, WILDLIFE ENTERTAINMENT

Ian McAndrew, Wildlife Entertainment and Arctic Monkeys manager, added: “Creative Commission provides direct access to a huge community of designers, photographers, film makers and other creative groups.

“It is a fantastic resource for all managers, artists and labels looking to access quality creative services regardless of budgetary constraints.”

Read more: https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/talenthouse-acquires-creative-freelancer-platform-creative-commission/