Owen Garitty picked up his first camera—a Pentax film camera—when he was ten years old. Since then, he has gained over 10 years of professional experience in both the marketing and production fields. In 2013, Garitty reached an apex on his entrepreneurial journey—establishing FPW Media, a business built for a fast-paced world. As a creative studio, FPW Media strives to create meaningful media content and effective marketing strategies that stand out against the ever-rising noise of the complex digital world.
As Creative Director at FPW Media, Garitty oversees the creative vision of all aspects of client work. In 2017, Garitty’s creative vision was brought into the spotlight when FPW was recognized for its stunning product campaign, I am Apex. This film earned FPW the prestigious Platinum Award at the 2017 Hermes Creative Awards as well as the Bronze Award at the 2017 Telly Awards. An entrepreneur who has successfully run several businesses and consulted for many more, Garitty is thrilled to be cultivating ongoing partnerships and overseeing branding for a host of large companies including the Papé Group and the Seneca Family of Companies as well as local innovators such as Veg Salad Craft and Olsson Industrial Electric.
Garitty is also passionate about passing on his knowledge to fellow creatives, sharing insights through Demographic articles and giving periodic keynote talks on marketing to the next generation of decision-makers and customers. His inherent understanding of the millennial zeitgeist is unparalleled and has proven to be extremely effective for FPW’s clients.
He has come a long way since his first Pentax camera, and he has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. Garitty intends to continue pushing the boundaries of the branding industry—transforming the professional aspirations of his clients into reality.
|July 2018||Veg Salad Craft||Oversaw branding from start to finish for anxiously awaited fast-casual restaurant concept prior to opening.|
|January 2018||Lionhearted||Directed and produced large-scale narrative film sharing courageous stories of veterans through interviews and footage of post-combat environments.|
|October 2017||Papé Warehouse Design Center||Oversaw opening of warehouse design center showcasing Papé’s expertise and accomplishments while providing a practical space for potential customers to demo equipment and explore racking solutions.|
|June 2017||Timber Products Company||Directed award-winning short film, “I am APEX,” recognized with both Platinum Hermes Creative Award and Bronze Telly Award.|