Seven decades after it was founded in 1946 by Stephen Zangrillo, Darien Sport Shop is celebrating the 70-year anniversary and has launched a video commercial filmed in Darien and showing town residents. Here’s the store’s announcement about the commercial and the anniversary:
Just in time to kick off the Fall season, Darien Sport Shop is pleased to announce the premiere of its Fall 2016 campaign commercial launched in celebration of the company’s 70th anniversary. The film was produced by Connecticut-based Hostage Films, a commercial and film production company led creatively by director and cinematographer Ruben Latre and executive producer Melissa Beth. Ruben Latre is an award-winning commercial director from Barcelona, Spain who in his first year directing commercials was thrice nominated in the category of Best New Director, ultimately taking home the honor at APCP Madrid. Latre’s work has been featured in Adweek, honored at the Director’s Guild of America in Shoot’s New Director’s Showcase and shortlisted at the AICP Awards.