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ideas, strategy, execution

Recent Projects

Creative - Strategy - Production

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Green School Stories

Producing a 52 min documentary about a radically different approach to education and how it can inspire change in schools around the world. View the trailer     Production of the film, over a year, in central Bali A very …

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The Few

RADICALLY CHANGING STORYTELLING FOR THE “ALWAYS ON” AUDIENCE ?   MAKE THEM ASK WHO THEY ARE IN THE STORY!   CLIENT: Centre National de la Cinematographie / France Television   PROJECT: Development of a transmedia thriller for TV, web and mobile. COUNTRIES: …

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Shine on Sierra Leone

HOW DO YOU CREATE LASTING ENGAGEMENT BY DONORS TO A SMALL SCHOOL IN AFRICA? make them part of the community with a content strategy   Charity ‘Shine on Sierra Leone’ needed a way of creating a strong and sustainable relationship with donors. …

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HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE USING THE BEST FEATURES OF A RADICALLY DIFFERENT NEW MOBILE PHONE ? By giving the audience ownership of a hugely popular Indian TV show   CLIENT – PROJECT : Samsung / Liquid Thread (2012) Concept …

powered by imagination, fuelled by curiosity

Creative Director & Content Producer

- Multi-platform campaign development at Creative Director level for global clients - Persistent engagement strategist for brands including Carrefour, Elior and Revlon

About Curious Ape




With profound belief in the importance of creating stories that can be told across the many touch points we all access on and offline a daily basis.

It is only by engaging audiences where they engage with one another, providing content of real value and utility, that brands will increase their reach and value.

Specialist in creating and producing compelling brand experiences that bring people together around great content. The spread of connected devices is the most exciting thing to happen to marketing in our lifetimes and we are lucky to be here at the leading edge of the revolution.

In 2011, Alex Quennell launched a branded content company in Paris, Novabrand, creating branded content projects for brands and media agencies such as Mediacom, GroupM and Starcom in Asia, the Middle East, UK and South America.

Over the last twelve years, very active development of transmedia projects; developing TV, mobile and web projects for France Television with support from the CNC, interactive documentaries for corporate clients such as ELIOR as well as advising on web documentaries for ARTE TV (Fr)

And 20 years of global content production for all the major US and UK advertising agencies. Successful projects achieved in over 45 countries, on every continent and every climate. Clients include; Nike, Adidas, Coca-cola, HSBC, BA, COI, Pepsi, BBC, Ch4, Orange, Sony, Discovery

What we do

Creating engagement through giving something your target audience actually wants


brand analysis to full campaign execution

Curious Ape can bring a range of interventions from a partnership to nurture an emerging brand, to the design and execution of an existing brand relaunch.


Content Production

Creating content:

  • Digital engagement over every touchpoint – social media, mobile, web, e-commerce
  • Corporate communications
  • Advertising
  • Editorial – stills, film, text
  • Social media – Community activations & management


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