HZDG acquired commercial production, special effects and post-production company BURNº, reported Karen Zuckerman, president and chief creative officer of the Rockville, Md-headquartered independent integrated advertising agency.

As part of the deal, BURNº principal Andrew Fetchko, shown above, joins HZDG as creative director of video and in-house director and will oversee HZDG’s team of in-house producers, motion designers, videographers, compositors and editors. As a unit within HZDG, Alexandria, Va-based BURNº will also continue to build its client roster for visual effects, finishing, music video and independent film projects.

Fetchko will be based in HZDG’s Baltimore office.

HZDG employs a staff of over 175 in offices in NYC, Silicon Valley, Baltimore and D.C.; in addition to the agency’s Rockville headquarters.


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