Hiiiya! is a creative studio which MAKES high impact advertising, Branding, strategy, art and event productions.
HiiiyA is led by Brett Elliott and Heidi green, two Australian CREATIVEs who met at a Balinese Ashram on the slopes of mount Agung Volcano. Together, brett and heidi bring 40+ years worth of Asia-Pacific based experience and talent to their work.
Heidi is an artist, writer, photographer and designer with 18 years experience in the design, publishing, advertising and multimedia industries in Australia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Heidi has worked for advertising agencies, design studios and clients as a copywriter, illustrator, art director and photographer. She has creative directed magazines and books from concept to finished art, including long term production on 4 national/ international magazines. She has won silver and bronze awards for her branding, typography, publishing, illustration and design work at MADC and Brisbane Advertising Awards. Heidi is winner of the Annual Fairfax Australian Young Creative award, and represented Australia at the Cannes Advertising festival in France.
For ten years Heidi co-owned The Bird Collective Studio in Melbourne with Singapore Creative Director, Peter Hibberd, undertaking design, branding, cinematography, editing and video production for event companies, including a ten part series on SBS TV.
Artistically, Heidi is both a fine artist and a lyricist/songwriter. She spent five years performing at music festivals around Australia, winning awards and radio play for her songwriting. Her music and lyrics have been used for television pitches, advertising, and film. Heidi’s paintings have exhibited in Australia and Singapore. Heidi currently has a studio in Bali where she creates textile artwork for her fashion label Bebassy, using recycled, biodegradable, and European-certified non-toxic materials.
Heidi is a scholarship graduate of Griffith University. She was awarded top graduating student in her bachelor degree at the Queensland College of Art.
Yep. Heidi is a creative talent.
Oh, and she is hilarious. You will love her…
Brett is an innovative thinker, producer and creator of big ideas. A master of spectacle, Brett galvanizes people around an inspiring vision, and pushes the limits of creativity to produce magic. Fluent in Indonesian, with 17 years spent in the Asia Pacific, it is the breadth of his experience that makes him a genius creative, producer and strategist.
A former Producer and Commercial Director at Australian Agency Futurekind, Brett is experienced in managing complex campaign projects, video and photo shoots. He has delivered advertising creative on some of the world’s biggest brands at Zenith Optimedia Hong Kong, worked as a script writer and producer at Channel V Hong Kong, and lectured in Marketing and Video Production at JMC Sydney.
Artistically, Brett has produced, managed and creative directed music, art and culture festivals, stage shows, video mapping projects and installation art for over 20 years, managing teams of over 200. Both creative and organised, Brett’s passion is developing and implementing inspiring creative solutions to big world problems, and storytelling with words and numbers for real outcomes.
Academically, Brett has undertaken a degree in Applied Social Science, double masters in International Relations and International Business, and Masters thesis in Crowd-funding and Investor Motivations. Further studies include a diploma in Advertising from the Advertising Federation of Australia, Diploma in Project Management, Certificate IV training in Film + TV Production, Cert IV in Small business management, Cert IV in Carbon Management and studies in Integrated Communications Planning (ICP) with Zenith Optimedia Regional Director Jane Koitka.
Yep. Brett has a unique sort of genius.