We are
The Agents of
Brand Celebrity.

Agents are principally concerned with the fame they can generate, as well as the interest they can sustain. They're always looking for new ways to expose their clients to the right audience, gain notoriety, build a fan base and keep them front-and-center in the limelight. Agencies pick up the phone, take your order and bill you. Who would you rather work with?

Culture is
Our Currency.

Brands today need to stand for something bigger than the products or services they sell. Accordingly, culture is what we measure all of our activities against - specifically, our ability to create and sustain a meaningful dialogue between a brand and its many constituents.

Sure, if you count

With over 3 decades of combined agency experience between them, the partners of Dead Famous have put smiles on the faces of well over 100 clients. You're next.

Just think
of us as your
Ad Radio Magazine Viral Online Research Transit Meat Eating Newspaper Consumer Production Guerilla Connected Fame Visionary EBlast Photography Strategic Online Intelligent

Print. Web Broadcast. Rebranding. Massive integrated campaigns. A public art installation in honor of your left foot. From the strategic to the creative, Dead Famous does more. For less than you might think.


Chris Kostyal
Partner, Dead Famous

Over the last ten years, Chris has worked for numerous ad agencies and penned advertising campaigns for the likes of Chili's Restaurants, the City of Vancouver, the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, Pepsi, Kal Tire and the Canadian Red Cross, to name a few.

Having garnered several local, national and internation awards for his marketing campaigns, Chris is one of three founding partners behind Dead Famous - providing marketing strategy and copywriting, as well as Flash design and development services.


Michael Bryden
Partner, Dead Famous

Having spent the last twelve years as an Art Director and Associate Creative Director, Michael has worked for BC businesses of all sizes. This includes large outfits like Central 1 Credit Union, BC Ferries and Terasen Gas, as well as smaller companies like Fernie Brewery and Chintz & Co.

Michael's work has earned accolades from Applied Arts, MACU, the GDC (Graphic Designers' Society of Canada) and the Lotus Awards. As one of the founders of Dead Famous, he continues to provide art direction, design and production services for our clients as well as web design and development


Mike Fiorentino
Partner, Dead Famous

With numerous marketing awards in his pocket, Mike's former incarnations include senior design, art direction and strategic roles with various agencies, both locally and internationally. His past clients have included Pepsi, Canadian Tire, Norco Performance Bikes, Swimco, the City of Surrey and BCIT.

As one of the partners behind Dead Famous, Mike is especially proud of the results he's achieved for his clients - combining strategic thinking with creative passion to provide everything from design and web development to art direction and production services.

Dead Famous Suite 401 - 207 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6B 1H7 P: 604.800.0616

Perhaps you're looking to change your marketing for the better. Or a better career in marketing. Or just a soothing voice to help talk you down from that ledge across the street. Not to worry. At Dead Famous, we're all about communicating. And not just because it pays the bills (although that's certainly a plus).

General Inquiries: P: 604.800.0616 E: info@deadfamous.ca
New Business: P: 604.800.0616 E: newbiz@deadfamous.ca
Career Opportunities P: 604.800.0616 E: life@deadfamous.ca

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