Fingerpaint, a strategic advertising agency in Saratoga Springs, has acquired
Hill, an Albany
company that provides
full-service audio and video production. Cotton Hill has helped
create sound and video for regional and national clientele across multiple
industries, including education, banking, law, entertainment, healthcare and
“We wanted to strengthen our in-house
television, radio and online video capabilities, and we found the perfect
partner in Cotton Hill,” said Ed Mitzen, Fingerpaint’s founder and one of its
four partners. “The staff there is expert at producing digital media and also has
extensive experience in audio post-production.”
Mitzen said the purchase lets Fingerpaint serve
clients in every aspect of broadcast and online content production.
Ray Rettig, Cotton Hill’s founder, said, “Fingerpaint’s
goal of creating breakthrough work for its clients is a perfect fit for us.
We’ve worked with Fingerpaint as a partner for years, and we’re looking forward
to taking our clients’ work to an even higher level together.”
Cotton Hill will be rebranded as a Fingerpaint
office. Its state-of-the-art studio, designed by renowned studio architect John
Storyk, will remain in Albany. All Cotton
Hill’s staff will join Fingerpaint, bringing the agency’s employee count to 82.
Employee-owned Fingerpaint is creative, experienced,
energetic and inspired, committed to original thinking and uncommon
collaboration. See fingerpaintmarketing.com.