In Focus: Interview with Melchior Lamy, Founder / CEO / Creative Director at Leroy & Rose, United States

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Melchior Lamy

Melchior Lamy is the Founder / CEO / Creative Director of Leroy & Rose, a boutique creative agency located in Santa Monica, California that specializes in digital and print ad campaigns for film and television.

Melchior Lamy | Muse Awards

Interview with the 2018 Muse Creative Awards Winner - Melchior Lamy

1Tell us a bit about your business and what you do.
We create compelling and impactful images for movies, television, streaming, and live events.
2Congratulations! As the winner of the 2018 Muse Creative Awards, what does winning this award mean to you and your team?
A pat on the back is always appreciated, especially after months and months of hard work.
3Where do you see the evolution of creative industry going over the next 5-10 years?
Women will be running everything!
4What are your top three (3) favorite things about our industry?
First viewings, open bars at parties and wearing flip-flops to work.
5Who has inspired you in your life and why?
My kids and Kurt Schwitters.
6What makes your country specifically, unique in the creative industry?
We are the world leader in entertainment, especially here in Los Angeles and Hollywood.
7If you could give one piece of advice to someone considering a career in creative industry, what would it be?
Gotta to be really ready for it… Daniel Day Lewis says it best, “The responsibility of a creative life is both a curse and a blessing. It’s the thing that gives you life and is killing you at the same time.”
8What resources would you recommend to someone who wants to improve their skills in the advertising industry?
Hard work.
9Tell us something you have never told anyone else.
I’m a lesbian man.
10Finally, what is your key to success?
Trust your instincts and work hard!

Winning Entries

Life Sentence | 2018

Life Sentence | Muse Awards
With the task of launching a new dramedy for the CW about a girl who beats terminal cancer and gets her life back, we were asked to go high concept... (read more)

Opium | 2018

Opium | Muse Awards
Having created the marketing for Absinthe, Spiegelworld came to us to create a new meaning for the word Opium as well as telling audiences that this show... (read more)

The Only Living Boy in New York | 2018

The Only Living Boy in New York | Muse Awards
In the tone and style of Noah Baumbach, with a wink to The Graduate, create an impactful image that would also appeal to a Woody Allen audience. Find... (read more)

ing Dead - The Last Stand | 2018

ing Dead – The Last Stand | Muse Awards
Season 8 of The Walking Dead was broken into two parts, we were asked to communicate that although the group was bruised and battered after part... (read more)

Opium | 2018

Opium | Muse Awards
Having created the marketing for Absinthe, Spiegelworld came to us to create a new meaning for the word Opium as well as telling audiences that this show... (read more)

Easy Season 2 | 2018

Easy Season 2 | Muse Awards
Having finished the key art for season one, Netflix asked us to find a way to leverage the graphic art into the new season so viewers would know it was... (read more)

Game Night | 2018

Game Night | Muse Awards
Warner Brothers wanted a payoff poster that hinted at the darker side of this comedy. With the star power of Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams we were... (read more)

The Radical Story of Patty Hearst | 2018

The Radical Story of Patty Hearst | Muse Awards
With a 70’s style hand drawn concept, convey the duality of Patty Hearst’s persona – heiress before the kidnapping, fugitive after. We were asked to create... (read more)

Christopher Robin | 2018

Christopher Robin | Muse Awards
Disney’s live action version of Christopher Robin allowed us to go high concept with the teaser poster. With such a beloved character as Winnie the Pooh, we... (read more)

Leroy & Rose

Leroy & Rose is an award-winning creative agency based in Santa Monica, California. In collaboration with our sister agency, Lincoln and Rose, we have the possibility to deliver 360 marketing campaigns; integrating strategy, messaging and design. We have a team of top-notch passionate talents coming from 5 different continents - that think big, smart and are dedicated to creating unforgettable images and compelling stories.