Directors summer 2021
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Here´s a hand-picked selection of directors that we want to share with you. All of the talents you will find on the following pages have a unique style and are great to work with. We hope someone catches your attention and would love to hear back from you. If you are interested in learning more - just drop us a mail!
Have a great summer 2021!
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The Berlin based filmmaker crafts powerful stories and visual portraits. His interest of people brings a human touch to all of his work, which makes his work feel unrehearsed, capturing spontaneous moments infused with humour, authenticity, and emotion.
He has been directing music videos, commercials, and short films for an international clientele; working with names such as Sony, Universal, Deutsche Bahn, Bumble, and BBDO.
Self-aware, charming, funny films that can only make audiences crack a smile.
Fun fact: To get more of a 360° view of directing, Arrigo took up acting. What started as a lesson turned into a lucrative side gig. He will still occasionally act, if the role is interesting.
The fresh director duo Calorro is from Madrid.
“No gold glitters like that which is our own.”
Director Duo CALORRO
DAN CARABAS. Photographer and filmmaker with a unique approach in capturing beauty with high-end aesthetics.
His editorials have been featured in magazines such as VOGUE, GQ, HARPER’S BAZAAR, ELLE, amongst others.
Commercial campaigns include clients like GIORGIO ARMANI, MERCEDES-BENZ, LOUIS VUITTON, THE BODY SHOP, SMASHBOX and ZTE.
Dan´s artistic work was exhibited at KUNSTHALLE WIEN and the GALERIE DURET in Paris. He has been featured several times in the book series BLICKFANG – Germany’s best photographers.
Born in Romania, Dan and his family relocated to Germany during the 1989 revolution. He started his career as a photographer in Paris, where he lived from 2008 onwards, and developed his distinct profile in beauty and fashion, which he has now brought to filmmaking.
Dan currently resides in Berlin.
Stephan is a director based in Berlin/Germany and London/UK. He loves humor and comedy, enjoys working with grown-up and not-so-grown-up actors. Simply put: He is fascinated by capturing real life.
Stephan went to the famous film school HFF in Munich where hestudied documentary and commercial directing. However, he also studied Economics in Madrid, Munich and London, graduating from the London School of Economics with a Master’s and PhD in Film Studies at the University of Cambridge. His thesis was on the films of Ulrich Seidl and Christian Petzold.
Nathaniel Czarnecki is a Polish-American Director. In 2014 he graduated with a master's degree in Film and Media Studies from New York’s The New School. Since then he moved to Poland where he started a directing career in film and advertisement. He directed commercials for such brands as Coca-Cola, Nespresso, Maybelline New York, Żywiec, Nivea, Kinley, Wella and many more.
In 2020 he won the second prize for a short film "Life in a Bottle" at the Nespresso Talents competition. He is currently working on a feature-length documentary about his late father. Nathaniel Czarneck
After graduating in film at the university of applied science in Nuremberg,
Jons worked as an editor at Berlin’s Heimat advertising agency for 3 years.
Since 2018 he is a freelance filmmaker, editor and photographer.
2020 he also graduated in a further training calles “Kulturelle Bildung” (cultural education) with a certificate.
Arthur Valverde is an awarded beauty film director. Working mainly between New York, Paris, Los Angeles and Berlin. He has helmed campaigns for brands all across the world.
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