What's up with Felipe lately?

Recent agencies and clients: Kastner&Partners/Red Bull, Quiksilver,  Grupo Gallegos/JCP, Discovery Channel/Shark Week, Fisker Karma, UCLA, Mophie Outride, Panasonic, ATTIK San Fransisco, 160 over 90 Philidelphia/Newport Beach, Akvinta Vodka, JBL, the Queen Mary, Mountain Hardware, Turnbull & Asser London, National Geographic, Razorfish, Possible Interactive Worldwide, Truth Advertising, Aster Ave. Design, BXC Design, Madea Atlanta and plenty of other random agencies and clients.

Currently teaching at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA - Advanced Copywriting Instructor

Red Cross PSA

Toyota - Phenomenon

KCBS 93.1 - Without the Music

TV for radio stations means unlimited music. But on limited budgets. Put your speakers up.

Houston Rockets - Anvil

TYR Kids Competitive Swim catalog cover

As many writers can attest, a picture is worth a thousand words. And in the case of this TYR Kids Competitive Summer Swim cover, the team bus driver's face says it all. Poor chap.

Queen Mary Rebrand

Queen Mary Rebrand

Quickblade Brand ad "Strong Waves"

Mercedes Benz G-Class Launch, "100 Days" Cover

As seen in CA Design Annual - two years in a row.

Mercedes Benz G-Class Launch, "100 Days" Inside Sample

Toyota Yaris - Xbox

This was a web banner to promote the highly successful Yaris on XBox 360 video game.

Toyota Yaris - Mobisodes

This aired on cell phones to promote the new Yaris.

Yaris collateral outside

Yaris Collateral Inside

Toyota Yaris - Tames

Toyota Yaris - Ark

Blue Water Music Festival - Poster

Remo Drumheads - Sweaty Garages

Remo is the world's largest drum head manufacturer. From studio and rock, to marching and world percussion - simpy put, they cover all things rhythm . These spreads where pulled from a catalog and re-purposed into posters and wall units for trade-shows.

Remo Drumheads - Arena

Remo Drumheads - Djembe

Toyota HSD - Parking Spot

Toyota HSD - Ticker

HSD Website

Toyota HSD - Reasons

This is one of several banner spots we shot throughout the US.

Filenet - Chaos

As seen in CA Illustration Annual, Chip Forelli Photographer feature article

Filenet - Boot

Filenet - PInkslip

Devotion Vodka Packaging (Hiccup!)

Toyota Highlander - Backup Camera

Toyota Highlander - Safety

Toyota Highlander - Gas Pumps

Toyota Highlander - Outdoor

Quickblade Print. Yep, their paddles are pretty light.

Surfrider Foundation - Real Beach Trash

Surfrider Foundation - Sand Sculpture Setup

This short set-up tells you about the making-of "Sand Sculpture". I was Creative Director on this project.

Surfrider Foundation - Sand Sculpture Stunt

"Sand Sculpture" as seen on YouTube. Over 600,000 hits when launched.

Surfrider Foundation - Farmers Market Setup

A short set-up for Farmers Market stunt. I was Creative Director on this project. We also took the packaged trash and then used them for the print campaign, now running internationally.

Surfrider Foundation - Plastic Surprise

Surfrider Foundation - Aerosol

Surfrider Foundation - Private Beach Mix

Surfrider Foundation - Butts & Bits

Surfrider Foundation - Condom Strips

Kawasaki Motorcycles - Stomp


Felipe A. Bascope

2009-Present: Freelance galore; agency and client direct. Brand, brand/retail, digital/interactive/ brand retail.

1997-Present: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA: Advanced Copywriting Instructor

2003-2008: Saatchi&SaatchiLA Associate Creative Director: All facets of Toyota, from National to digital brand integration and back to National. Creative Director and copywriter on Surfrider Foundation.

2002-2003: Freelance Freelance Freelance and Spasmodic: Saatchi&Saatchi, Deutsch, Y&R, Quiksilver, Remo Drums and loads of other client direct

2001-2002: The Designory, Inc. Long Beach Creative Director/Copy: Mercedes-Benz, Isuzu and new business (Collateral/digital/website development)

1998-2001 Freelance: Saatchi&Saatchi London/LA, Ogilvy & Mather LA/NY, Team One Los Angeles, Foote Cone & Belding Los Angeles/OC, McElroy FCB, Think New Ideas LA, Zuckerman, Lightcap & Partners NY, Campbell Mithun Esty, BBDO Atlanta, Fattal and Collins LA, Houston Helm Los Angeles, Bates USA, Kalis & Savage Los Angeles.

1995-98: dGWB, Irvine CA, Associate Creative Director – Qualcomm, Ocean Pacific, Surfrider Foundation, Shimano fishing and biking, Avia Athletic shoes, Clarion, Kentucky Fried Chicken, El Pollo Loco, Weinerschnitzel, Thermador, FileNet, Toshiba, Unocal Agricultural, Rhino Chasers Micro-Beer Lactaid.

1993-95: GSD&M, Austin Texas, Associate Creative Director – Southwest Airlines, Coors Light, Texas State Tourism Board, Texas Lottery, Luxor Hotel and Casino, Surfrider Foundation, Don’t Mess with Texas, Pebble Beach.

1992-93: Robert Elen & Associates LA, Senior Copywriter – California Honda Dealers, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Surfrider Foundation.

1991-92: Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Copywriter – Toyota Automotive, Yamaha Motorcycles and Watercraft.

1990-91: NW Ayer LA, Copywriter – Toshiba Copiers and Laptop Computers, Iberia Airlines, Los Angeles County Museum.

1987-89: keye/donna/pearlstein, LA: - Suzuki Automotive, Del Taco, California State Tourism Board, Laura Scudders

Awards & Kudos: Cannes (Bronze Lion), One Show, Belding, New York Art Directors Club, Clio, Addy (Best of Show 3 times), D&AD, Orange County Advertising (Best of Show), Graphis, Print, Communication Arts, Creativity.

Curator: “Orange Peel. A slice of Orange County surf history”, 2006 Orange County Nautical Museum.
"Nick Scandone: Extraordinary People" exhibit 2010 - 2011 Explore Ocean, Newport Beach, CA

Pretty fluent in spanish, surfing, snowboarding, travel, and eating. "Ice cream is a food group."