The Forstadt



The Forstadt Agency is your one-stop shop to create content that engages your audience. We believe in connecting with an audience in the language that they understand and on the platforms that they use — so that you can make a difference in the lives of your customers.

We were founded by Adam Forstadt, who has over 20 years experience in the creative and advertising industry. He’s been featured in AdAge, AdWeek, & CREATIVITY magazine and is an Addy award winner.

In combination with Adam, we’ve worked with many top brands such as NBC Universal, Disney, Mattel, Checkers & Rally’s, Exploding Kittens, Spirit Airlines, Krispy Kreme, E! Entertainment, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, Family Guy, Pepsi, and more.

We work with companies from across the USA and we’re located in Los Angeles, California.

Super fan time!

Connect with People on a real level & Finally get the audience you want.

Creative for People who Hate Agencies

Get content that entertains, informs, and engages.

We know your brand isn’t really the stale, salesy, or outdated thing your current content is portraying it to be. Let us help you elevate your brand and engage your audience.

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Psst. Fill in the blank.

I'm over big agencies because...

They go over budget

We feel yah. Which is why we give full transparency. You’ll know upfront what your investment is going to be.

Delays. Delays. Delays.

Have they ever heard of this little thing called communication? (right?!) Don’t worry, we’ll always tell you IF something is going to take longer than we thought.

Stuffy Corporate Junk

You’re preaching to the choir. Sometimes you just need to shoot a quick text, and you don’t want to type out a long detailed email — you can text us anytime.

Inflated Egos

Need us to work with your internal marketing team? Or maybe *gasp* another agency? We’d love to! We play nice with others, so you don’t need to be worried about bringing us onto the playground.

The Forstadt Agency

Like You, We hate advertising BS & boring meetings.

That's Why You're Going to Love Our Small But Mighty Team.

Lisa Rudin | The Forstadt Agency


Executive Producer

Lisa Rudin

Lisa is an Emmy-nominated producer with a vast background ranging from comedy and politics to commercials and podcasts. Her strengths in a variety of mediums help create solid and nimble crews and efficient work environments. After working with Sacha Baron Cohen for over a decade, there's no challenge too big, small or crazy.

In her downtime, she loves to travel, smell the roses and watch her dog Rudy do just about anything.


CEO | Creative Director

Adam Forstadt

Creative and Advertising leader with over 20 years of experience working with top brands including Pepsi, Apple, Visa, NBC Universal, Disney and more. Featured in multiple industry publications and an honored Addy Award winner.

In his free time you'll find him folding his 7 year old's laundry, chipping in for birdie 🏌️‍♂️and hunting down the next best sushi restaurant.
Bob Turton, Production Coordinator | The Forstadt Agency


Production Coordinator

Bob Turton

Bob is a production coordinator with over a decade of experience in all aspects of film and television production. A background in the arts combined with hands on experience at every level of the entertainment industry provide a wide range of skills necessary for efficient and on the go workflow.

When he is not busy breaking the internet with literal Forstadt Agency magic, Bob spends his hours as an award winning actor, theatre director, and professional photographer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

With The Forstadt Agency you won’t have to deal with any bull sh*t ad lingo & meaningless buzzwords. We’re as candid as they come, and we’ll talk to you like a real human. You’ll always be clear on what you can expect from us, and we’ll do whatever we can to help you get to where you want to be.

Like you, we’re frustrated by deadlines not being honored. Our clients are constantly telling us that we are so much faster than big agencies. We always do our best to deliver as quickly as possible, while not compromising on the quality. IF there’s ever going to be a delay you can rest assured we’ll communicate that with you. We’ll never leave you in the dark.

Nobody should have to experience spending a lot of time & money on a big production only to find little return. That’s why we always match the production to the idea. 

OMG. YES. You can be as involved or not involved as you want to be. We love collaboration! We’ll gladly work with your internal marketing department, and  we’ll even hold creative sessions. We value your input and you can take part in any part of the process. We’ll give you options, and we have no problem working with other agencies/companies that you partner with.

We understand how frustrating it feels when an agency keeps going over on budget. That’s why we discuss everything up front, and we’re completely transparent about all of your investment upfront.

We get it. It’s totally crappy burning money on bad ideas and content that just can’t breakthrough with your audience. The thing is, we don’t use traditional tools, strategies, or processes because we’ve found they just don’t work.

We believe in genuinely meeting your audience where they’re at, using the words they understand & the platforms they like to use. We’re trusted by many big-name brands, and when you check out our work you’ll see that it speaks for itself.

We want you to be happy AND get great quality content. So if you want to do a test run with us, we’ll be happy to do that. You won’t be disappointed.

Why yes. Yes, we can. You can finally relax and stop feeling stressed, frustrated, & overwhelmed. We’ll create the right volume of content that engages your audience. We’ll take the reins so you can get out of the weeds, and focus on the bigger milestones. It’s about time that you felt excited, confident, & supported.

Still got questions?

It's easy as one-two-three

Open the doors for the super fans


Set your goal

Simply decide your objective. (Who are you trying to reach and when do you want to do that by?)


Book a Call

We’ll review your brief or your notepad scribbles, and discuss the bigger picture so we can help you get there.



Finally feel confident that the work is being done right.