Cinematographer

Director for commercials and content

SCOTT McCULLOUGH

Scott McCullough is an American film director, cinematographer, and writer.  Best known as a director/dp for commercials and music videos, McCullough’s most notable for working with Prince, Paul Newman, NASCAR, Ford, GM, Budweiser, Pepsi, Kubota, Target and many more Fortune 500 clients with top ad agencies such as Leo Burnett, Doner, DDB, Team Detroit, Martin Williams, Deutsch, J. Walter Thompson and more.

McCullough’s feature film “Séance” is in pre-production and set for distribution for fall of 2018.   He has been developing several other features and television projects including co-writing the Sublime biopic “What I got”, the Vietnam PTSD war feature film “Captain For Dark Mornings” starring Martin Sheen.  Other projects include the veteran-based dramatic series “Spent Rounds” is in development along with other films including “1983”, “26 Floors”, “Holiday Motel”, “The Flame” and more. 

McCullough was the creator, writer and director for R.J.Reynolds Thunder Theater 70mm NASCAR experience film “100%” and “No Bull” - known as the world’s largest mobile theater. He also had directed and shot over 26 projects for Prince, including the gold RIAA rated (over 1MM in sales) projects “Gett Off” home video, “Diamonds and Pearls” home video, “Sexy M.F” and over a dozen live concerts and other films for the music icon.

McCullough resides in Los Angeles, California.

Awards Include: CANNES Film Festival Finalist (commercials) - The New York Festivals: 2 time Silver Medals & Bronze Medal - 24-time TELLY Advertising Awards - Golden Cine Award - EFFIE Award -2-time Summit Gold Award - 2000 Vision Award - 3-time CINDI gold awards - Intercom Awards Silver Plaque - National ITVA: Bronze/Gold/Silver - US Int’l Film Festival: 2 Creative Excellence awards - ADWEEK Top Spots: 1998/1994 - AXIEM: Best of Show-ITVA 3-time winner - 2017 Poland International Film Festival Official Selection, 2018 Amsterdam Film Festival, 2017 ADDY, 2017 International Independent Film Festival Diamond Award- 2016 First Glance Film Festival (winner/best trailer), Philadelphia - 2016 Best Shorts Festival Official Selection - 2016 Accolade International Film Festival (winner) - 2016 Short Stop Int'l Film Festival - 2016 London Short Stop Film Festival - 2016 HRIFF (best trailer) -2016 Hollywood Film Festival (winner) - 2016 Access Code Film Festival - 2015 Euro Fest Selection - 2015 Fade In - Awards (finalist) - 6 Addy Awards - HAA Bestof Show - HAA Gold - The New York Festivals: Gold World Medal - 8 RIAA Gold videos for Prince - Bronze World Medal - Sonoma Valley Film Festival - Method Fest Film Festival Finalist - Orinda Film Festival Finalist – Indie Producer Film Festival Finalist - International Cinema and Technology World Tour - Festival International De Biarritz 2003 Jury Award - La Réalisation Integral Best Director - Circe de Ciurto (Italy) Best Short - 3-time AURORA winner-Platinum & Best of Show -  16-time MN Video Awards - Minnesota Music Video Awards: 3-time Director of the Year - and more.

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Scott currently works as an independent director/dp on a non-exclusive basis. To learn more visit Scott's website or use the secure contact form below to request more information.

Skills

Director
Cinematographer
Editor
Writer

My Latest News

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
Edge of Reason, LLC is proud to announce that the PSA “The Other Note” is honored by the 60th CINE Golden Eagle Awards for Professional Media. Established in 1957, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards honor originality and excellence in storytelling throughout the media industry. Selected by a... read more
Scott McCullough Directs, Writes, Lenses “The Other Note” For National Veterans Foundation
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
More than 20 American veterans commit suicide every day in what’s being referred to as a “suicide epidemic” in the U.S. That’s why director Scott McCullough of Edge of Reason, LLC, an independent production company, created “The Other Note” featuring Martin Sheen. McCullough enlisted freelance... read more
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
Lush landscapes and candid portraits of satisfied customers set against a dramatic narration kick off a new Kubota national brand film, “We are Kubota, This Is What We Do” directed by award-winning Director S.C. McCullough and shot entirely on location in Missouri and Kansas. McCullough was chosen... read more
Tuesday, May. 27, 2014
Director/DP Scott McCullough was recently honored by both The 2014 ADDY Awards and The 2014 Telly Awards for his commercial, music video and film work. The Los Angeles American Advertising Awards (The ADDY), the advertising industry’s largest competition for creative excellence, bestowed the Bronze... read more
Friday, Sep. 16, 2011
The perils of secondhand smoke even in the great outdoors come to roost in this PSA directed by Scott McCullough for Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing , Austin, Texas. The :30 features a large tanker truck driving through Austin, emblazoned with the sign "Cigarette Smoke." A worker in a haz-mat... read more

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Two cars duel...but one burns gas...

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Perfume, ocean...makes sense.

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Parties are better with 12-packs that can hold ice.
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A Porsche races on a winding mountain road and stops short of killing a rabbit...but looses it's red paint instead due to awesome tires.

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An emotional commercial featuring the son of the racing legend Dale Earnhardt.

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2017 Cine Golden Eagle Award Winner
2017 Advertising Federation Silver Award Winner
2017 Telly's Peoples Award and Telly Award
2017 Summit Award Award of Excellence and more
Agency and Production Company: Edge of Reason, LLC
Writer / Director: Scott McCullough
Producer: Windy Buhler
Director of Photography: Scott McCullough
Casting Director: Michael Sanford / Sanford Casting
Executive Production Partner: Kip Azzoni, Global Compassion in Action
Executive Production Partner: Tim Wolf, The Wolf Family Foundation
Production Services: Rekon Studios-Producer/LP Jon Kondrath
Co-Producer: Grayson Brooke
Production Coordinator: Lezlie Lopez
Property Master/Set Design: Kirk de Musiak
Composer/Sound Designer: Omar Fadel
Editor: Lucid Editorial, Mike Hackett, Editor
Music by Omar Fadel
EFX Team: J.S. Effects
Post Production/Editorial: Crash + Sues / Minneapolis
Creative Consultant: Debbie Karnowsky

STUDIO CREW:
Assistant Director: Dan Giles
Assistant Camera: Delaney Shioari
DIT: Elijih Burns
Gaffer/LD: Craig Burns
Script Supervisor: Nicole Rivera
Sound Recording: Samuel “Sandy” Fellerman
Stylist: Vickie Waite
Video Assist: Abram Miller
Production Assistants: Adi Cobigting, Kyle Shafia
Camera equipment by The Camera House
Lighting and Grip by Burns Grip and Lighting
Catering: Camilles
Craft Services: Kit and Kaboodle

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Prince and the New Power Generation talk about working with Prince with rare behind the scenes footage of rehearsals and sound checks.
From the guy who shot it - Not for monetary use and intended for the fans. Footage from a press released films that never really made it out. I shot this at Paisley Park and the now demolished HHH Metro Dome. Footage was released to press and rarely seen.

FAIR USE STATEMENT: This video, along with the audio, have been uploaded for entertainment purposes only, and both are ABSOLUTELY IN ACCORDANCE with fair use standards (section 107 of the U.S. Copyright. Act.). All visual elements are derivative forms of copyright compiled by the photographer.

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Screen legend Paul Newman sponsors his race team and Secure Horizons.

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Paul Newman in his last filmed project supports Secure Horizons by Pacific Care. Rare and hard to find footage.

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Director/DP Scott McCullough with STORY for Leo Burnett
"...the client said that it's the best footage GM has ever produced." Per GM via Diane Schomer/Art director.

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Throwback of footage I directed with STORY for Leo Burnett.

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Chainbreaker is the only charity that donates 100% of their donations to cancer research and support. This message is the for the inaugural year in Minneapolis and for many years to come.

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Creative Director/Effects/Editor: Eric Riggs
Production Company and finish: Crash + Sues/Minneapolis
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Various footage for Bud, Ford, NASCAR, RJR, Winston, and more

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Prince and the New Power Generation "Gett Off - Houstyle"
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Shot during the Poppy Bloom in Antelope Valley, CA
Music by Sigur Ros - Svefn - G
Voice Over: Haley Belle
Talent: Amira McCullough
Audio Studio by MiereKat

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A collection of recent car directing/dp work. Buick, Chevy, Porsche, GMC

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A unique perspective on Veteran Suicides offered by those who have attempted or have been near it. The National Veterans Foundation explores the subject in raw terms.

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Directed/photographed/edited/produced by Scott McCullough
Produced by Windy Buhler
Written by Kip Doyle and Scott McCullough
Executive Producers Kip Doyle and Tim Wolf
Production Services provided by ReKon Productions
Post Production provided by Crash+Sue's, Minneapolis

Full credits available upon request only.

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Tags: veterans, veteran suicide, military, war, PTSD, suicide, NVF, Veterans issues and coming home

Friends gather for a impromptu party in a loft downtown.

1 day, 12 hours and 45 talent and marginal production company.

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Prince performs in a rare clip from Diamonds and Pearls Home Video

Directed, cinematography and edit by Scott McCullough
Produced by POV Films (Closed)
Shot at Paisley Park, Chanhassen MN 1991

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Awards/History

Highlights of awards include 2015 Addy, 2015 Telly EEH Directing, 2014 Addy/Pepsi, 2014 Telly/Pepsi, 2014 Telly Trailer/Exorcism, 22 timer Telly winner, Cannes International Advertising Festival Finalist, The New York Festivals: Gold World Medal, Adweek Top Spots: 1998/1994, 3-time ADDY winner, Axiem: Best of Show, 3-time ITVA, three-time "Director of the Year", Golden Cine Award, Effie Award, 2001 Summit Gold Award, 2000 Vision Award, Sonoma Valley Film Festival, Method Fest Film Festival; Finalist, Orinda Film Festival, 3-time Aroura winner: Platinum/Best of Show, The New York Festivals: 2-time Silver Medals/Bronze Medal, 3-time Cindi gold awards, Intercom Awards: Silver Plaque, National ITVA: Bronze/Gold/Silver, US International Film Festival: 2 Certificates of Creative Excellence and more.
 
Over two decades years of experience on award-winning projects with national and international clients/advertising agencies. Originally educated in architecture, art and design, the pragmatic, kinetic and engaging Director/DP has a prolific foundation of writing, cinematography and editing that drives this successful career with an excellent reputation, leadership, integrity, professionalism and honesty.
 
McCullough collaborated at the highest levels of production with agencies and clients through the utmost commitment to the story, casting and scene structure possible. Determination to attain the best creative outcome at every budget is always the outcome. A smart, enjoyable and prolific production is imperative for engaging stylistic results that fuels memorable performances in remarkable settings.
 
  • Advertising Federation of America ADDY Award – Pepsi "Countdown to Now" 
  • CANNES International Awards – Finalist, International Campaign 
  • TELLY awards (21-time winner) – Film Trailer, Music Video, Commercial, Editing
  • Houston Film Festival – Remi Award short film "Curious" 
  • Method Fest – Finalist short film “Audition” 
  • Orinda International Film Festival – Best Actress, Finalist Short Film "Audition" 
  • New York International Film Festival – Finalist "Innocent" 
  • USA International Film Festival – Best long form film "Polaris 
  • International Television and Video Association – Award of Excellence 
  • Axiem Awards – National Finalist Silver Award 
  • Festival International De Biarritz – La Meilleure Actrice -Best Actress 
  • Festival International De Biarritz – La Realisation Integral (Jury Prize) 
  • US International Film and Video Festival – Outstanding International Award - Creative Excellence 
  • EFFIE Worldwide Awards – Political/TV Bronze 
  • Summit International Awards – Creative Excellence, Gold Award for Creative Excellence 
  • Citation Awards – Regional/National Citation 
  • Indie Producer Film Festival – Finalist - Short film 
  • Circe de Ciurito (Italy) – Best Short Film 
  • Cindi Awards (3-time winner) – Gold Award 
  • Aurora Awards (3-time winner) – Platinum, Best of Show, Finalist 
  • Intercom Awards – Silver Plaque 
  • International Cinema and Technology Tour – Featured Work 
  • Minnesota Music Video Awards (16-time winner) Including 
  • Minnesota Music Video Awards - 3-time "Director of the Year" 
  • RIAA Gold Certificate Awards (8-time) – Prince Music Video Sales over $1MM 

Filmography

DIRECTOR

2017 The Decks
2016 26 Floors 
2016 Captain for Dark Mornings
2016 Detours: The Film
2015 Zia (Actor showcase)
2014 The Exorcism Diaries (Short)
2008 Three Days (Episodic pilot)
2007 Curious (Short)
2004 Audition (Short)
2001 God's Helper (Short)
2001 Innocent (Episodic pilot)
2001 NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM (Documentary short)

1993 Prince Sexy MF (music video long-form - secongd unit director, director of photography, camera operator)
1992 Prince Unauthorized (Video documentary-segment director)
1992 Prince: Diamonds and Pearls (videos "Call The Law", "Strollin', "The Maxx" - second unit, concert footage, interviews and more)

1991 Prince: Gett Off (Longform music video - director and DP for most videos)

Second Unit Director
2008 One-Eyed Monster
1992 Prince: Sexy MF (Video short)
1992 Prince: Diamonds and Pearls (Video) (second unit director and additional segment DP)
1987 Sign 'o' the Times (second second assistant director)

CINEMATOGRAPHER
Zia (Short) (as Scott McCullough)
2009 The Third Heaven (Short) (as Scott McCullough)
2001 NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM (Documentary short) (as Scott McCullough)
1992 Sexy MF (Video short) (as Scott McCullough)
1992 Prince: Diamonds and Pearls (Video) (as Scott McCullough)
1991 Gett Off (Video) (as Scott McCullough)

EDITOR
Zia (Short) (as Scott McCullough)
2014 The Exorcism Diaries (Short) (as Scott McCullough)
2004/I Audition (Short) (as Scott McCullough)
2001 God's Helper (Short) (as Scott McCullough)

PRODUCER
26 Floors
2016 Captain for Dark Mornings
2014 The Exorcism Diaries
2008 Three Days

WRITER
26 Floors (story by)
2016 Captain for Dark Mornings (story by)
2001 NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM (Documentary short) (all scripts)
1992 Prince: Diamonds and Pearls (Video) (story treatment "Insatiable"
2001 Innocent
2001 NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM (Documentary short)

MUSIC VIDEO CREDITS
Chris Cummings “That’ll Teach Her”
Prince “Sexy M.F..”
Prince “Gett Off... Violet The Organ Grinder”
Carmen Electra “Tasty”
Prince “Gett Off... Houstyle”
Prince “Clockin’ The Jizz”
Prince “Live in London”
Prince “Money Don't Matter Tonight
Prince “Willing and Able”
Prince “The Continental”
Prince “Strollin"
Prince “Call The Law”
Prince “Gett Off-Gangster Glam”
Prince “Daddy Pop”
Eric Leeds “Little Rock”
Prince “BBC Documentary”   
Prince “My Name Is Prince”
Prince “Damn U”
Mavis Staples “The Voice”
Prince Europe Tour Rehearsal films ‘91, ‘92, ‘93 
George Clinton “We Can Funk”
Trip Shakespear (AKA Semi-Sonic) “Pearl”
The Time with Prince “We Can Funk”
Prince “Can’t Stop This Felling I Got”
Prince Live in London “Nothing Compares 2 U”
Tevin Campbell “Round and Round”
The Time “Release It”
The Time “Shake”
Ingrid Chavez and Prince “Mystery of U”
Prince “The New Power Generation”
Prince “Elephants and Flowers”
Prince “Live at Glam Slam-concert film”
Prince “Diamonds and Pearls”
And many others.

Film Festival History

Houston Film Festival – Remi Award short film "Curious"

Method Fest – Finalist short film “Audition”

Orinda International Film Festival – Best Actress, Finalist Short Film "Audition"

New York International Film Festival – Finalist "Innocent"

USA International Film Festival – Best long form film "Polaris"

Festival International De Biarritz – La Meilleure Actrice -Best Actress

Festival International De Biarritz – La Realisation Integral (Jury Prize)

US International Film and Video Festival – Outstanding International Award - Creative Excellence

Indie Producer Film Festival – Finalist - Short film Circe de Ciurito (Italy) – Best Short Film

International Cinema and Technology Tour – Featured Work

Representation

Self-Represented Independent Contractor
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Territory: United States, Canada
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P: 310-437-3518
European Talent Management
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Commercials, Motion Pictures and Film, Music Videos, Television
Territory: Eastern Europe
Contact: Nick Seward
P: +420 724 258 414
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Spectrecom
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Commercials, Motion Pictures and Film, Music Videos, Television
Territory: United Kingdom
Contact: Ged Cleugh
P: 0203 096 2866
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Location

Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 310-437-3518
United States

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Brad Rushing

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Brad cultivated a love and aptitude for art and science from a very early age.  Majoring in fine art at Houston's prestigious High School For The Performing And Visual Arts and into college he eventually added filmmaking for a double major and upon completing his education, shifted his focus to filmmaking full time. 

Roger Corman's Concorde/New Horizons film studio afforded Brad some of his first feature film opportunities as Director of Photography where he learned valuable skills for innovation and economy and made fast friendships with with many people who have gone on to become influential filmmakers.

Soon Brad found himself in the world of high end music videos photographing award-winning, iconic clips for artists like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Nelly and Eminem.  Brad's ground-breaking work on Moby's "We Are All Made Of Stars" won an MTV Video Music Award "Moonman" for Best Cinematography in a Video, and many of the other music videos he shot have won awards such as VMAs, MVPAs and Grammys for Best Video.  Brad also won a Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography in a Video for the Alsou video "Always On My Mind."

Recently Brad has focused his attention on commercial cinematography.  His work includes a NASCAR Superbowl spot, notable high-profile national and international campaigns, branded-content and promo work.

Brad was the cinematographer for the Jay Roach-directed "Dustin Hoffman - Master Class" acting workshop, his second collaboration with director Roach.

Brad continues to photograph indie feature films including "Cook County" which won Best Feature at the Hollywood Film Festival and the Audience Award at SXSW.  Brad was cinematographer on the Warner Brothers/Wonderland/Bandito Brothers web series "Aim High 2" starring "Twilight"'s Jackson Rathbone, Aimee Teegarden and Beverly DeAngelo, which was directed by Academy Award-winning short director Ari Sandel.

Brad most recently photographed the feature films "Sanitatum" and "Doolittle's Heroes," the latter about the WWII Doolittle Raid retaliatory attack on Japan following Pearl Harbor, which was shot in the U.S. and China.

Brad's body of work features a tremendous amount of experience with visual effects and he is a full member of the Visual Effects Society.

Brad Rushing is known among his peers for being well prepared, organized, fast and always friendly and cheerful.

His commercial brands include: ABC, Aguila, Belkin, Blue Diamond Almonds, British Telecom, Comcast, Coors, Cricket, Disney, Fandango, Fox Sports, Fruco, Fuel TV, Geico, Glad, GSN, Hallmark, Heineken, Hotwire.com, Macys, McDonalds, Miller, Monster.com, National Geographic, NFL, NASA, Nascar, Pepsi, PlayStation, Pop Tarts, Sketchers, ROKA Sports, SC Johnson, Schweppes, Sebastian, TBS, TLC, TV Guide, Velocity, Veria Network, Vodafone, WeTV

Brad is a:

  • U.S. and Canadian dual citizen
  • Full Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers
  • Member of the Visual Effects Society
  • Lifetime Member of the Digital Cinema Society

Skills

Director of Photography
Cinematographer
Camera Operator
Visual Effects
Beauty
Table Top

My Latest News

Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016
In April, during a one-day shoot for the music video for How To Love by Cash Cash featuring Sofia Reyes, the production team was tasked with transforming a California restaurant into a number of different sets. Among other visuals, the finished video features Reyes singing in a sun-drenched bamboo... read more
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016
In April, during a one-day shoot for the music video for How To Love by Cash Cash featuring Sofia Reyes, the production team was tasked with transforming a California restaurant into a number of different sets. Among other visuals, the finished video features Reyes singing in a sun-drenched bamboo... read more
Tuesday, May. 3, 2016
Film Talk conducts daily podcast interviews with the brightest minds In the film industry. read more
Monday, Jun. 23, 2014
What if you kidnapped an award-winning Hollywood cinematographer and made him teach you all his secrets? We did. And we filmed it. read more

Awards/History

  • THE SUMMERLAD "City Of Noise": Best Cinematography nomination - 2009 CSC Awards
  • ALSOU "Always On My Mind": Best Cinematography in a Music Video - 2005 CSC Awards
  • CHANTAL KREVIAZUK "Time": Best Cinematography nomination - 2003 Much Music Awards
  • CHANTAL KREVIAZUK "Time": MMVA Nomination, Much More Music Award
  • MOBY "We Are All Made Of Stars": Best Cinematography - 2002 MTV Video Music Awards
  • EMINEM "Without Me": Video Of The Year - 2002 MTV Video Music Awards
  • MOBY "We Are All Made of Stars":  Best Cinematography nomination - 2002 MVPA Awards
  • ALSOU “Always On My Mind” CSC Award, Best Cinematography in a Music Video
  • THE SUMMERLAND “City of Noise” CSC Nomination, Best Cinematography in a Music Video

Filmography

Commercial Credits: ASUS: Grandma On Watch, ASUS: Rocking Grandma, ASUS: Watching The Game, GSNTV: Skin Wars promo; CW: "Ask Alba" PSA; Fandango: Dating Rules; TLC: Pledge; Blue Diamond Almonds: Add A Little; Hallmark Channel: Cedar Cove; Aguila:100 Years; Geico: Treasure Chest; Roka: Teaser; Belkin: Family Master; Blue Diamond Almonds: Perfectly Paired; TLC: Glade Yes; TLC: Windex Passionate; TLC: Scrubbing Bubbles; TLC: Glade Moving; Animal Planet: Glade Little Things; Animal Planet: Off, Destination America: Off; Veria: Toss Up; Veria: Healing; Veria; Yoga; We TV: Shannen Says promos; CBS: New Adventures Of Old Christine promos; Fuel TV: Excite Bike TV Guide: Curb Your Enthusiasm promo; Schweppes: Nota; Schweppes: Gangster; Glad: Wild Life; Veria: Tea; Monster.com: Greg; Sebastian: My Party; Hotwire.com: Perfect Getaway; TBS: Boost Mobile; Monster.com: Alexis; Fruco: Casera (Home Style); TBS: Earth To America; Monster.com: Busted; Ray Ban: 24 Hour Flu; Skechers: D'Lites - All Styles; X-Time: Dardo; Activision: Doctor's Office; FX: Black / White promo; St. Martin's Press: Acheron;  Fox: Judge Alex promo; Sebastian: Aurical Angel; TBS Comedy Fest: Susie Essman; TBS Comedy Fest: Triumph; ; TBS Comedy Fest: George Lopez; ; TBS Comedy Fest: Dane Cook; Bravo: Rachel Zoe Project promo; Hallmark Channel: The Note promo; TV Guide: Watercooler promo; Pepsi Light: Pinocchio; FPL: Residential; FPL: Lamp; McDonald's: Dreams; Macy's Christmas; NASCAR: Cyborg; TBS: Pauly Shore "Minding The Store" promo; ABC: Aisha Tyler; Macy's: Back To School; Sony: Playstation 2 "GT4"; NASCAR: Knights; NASCAR; Sea Raiders (Superbowl spot); NFL: Playbook; TBS: New Gilligan's Island promo; NASCAR: Rear Ended; British Telecom: Network; Coors: Jesse James; TV Guide: Joan & Melissa Rivers "Butt Work", Discovery: Ambush Makeover promo; HBO: Roy Jones, Jr.; Vodafone: SFR Milla Jovovich 1; Vodafone: SFR Milla Jovovich 2; The Vintage Exchange: Old Man; The Vintage Exchange: Old Lady; Miller Genuine Draft: East L.A.; Coors: Two Girls; NASCAR: Tailspin; NASCAR: Blown Engine; Pop Tarts: Hydraulic Tart
 
Narrative Credits: 2017 Doolittle's Heroes (Feature) |  2016 For The Record (Short) |  2016 Planet (Short) |  2016 People Magazine Investigates [Recreations] (Series) |  2016 Radius (Short) |  2016 [In]visible (Short) |  2016 Beautiful Dead Things (Short) |  2014 Pony (Short) |  2014 The Hands of Time (Short)   |  2013 Aim High (Series) (10 episodes)  |  2012 Divorce Invitation (Feature) |  2011 How Nikola Tesla Popped My Cherry (Short)  |  2010 NASA: Exploration Space - Explorers Wanted (Short)  |  2009 Cook County (Feature) |  2008 Heineken Experience: Born in Amsterdam (Short)  |  2008 Heineken Experience: Brew You (Short)  |  2007 Love and Mary (Feature)  |  2001 Flying Virus (Feature) |  2001 Tomorrow by Midnight (Feature) |  2001 Stitches (Feature)  |  1998 Men in White (TV Movie) |  1998 Shrieker (Feature) 
 
Music Video Credits:  Cash Cash feat. Sofia Reyes 'How To Love' (2016) Director: Roboshobo | Plain White T's 'Pause' (2015) Director: Mike Venezia |  Placebo 'Begin the End' (2014) Director: Piper Ferguson |  Ryan W 'Hardcore' (2014) Director: Tara Alexis  |  Chris Wallace 'Keep Me Crazy' (2013) Director: Justin Baldoni  |  Delerium feat. Stef Lang 'Chrysalis Heart' (2013) Director: Jose Ho-Guanipa |  The Mowgli's 'San Francisco' (2013) Director: Justin Baldoni  |  Sarah Brightman 'One Day Like This' (2013) Director: Rob Boocheck  |  Romeo Santos 'Tu Rival' (2012) Director: Rob Garcia  |  Jodie Connor 'Take You There' (2012) Director: Rock Jacobs  |  Supafly (3) 'Happiness' (2012) Director: Rock Jacobs  |  Kevin McCall 'Guess Who' (2011) Director: Edward Tran  |  Sefyu 'Turbo' (2011) Director: Nathalie Canguilhem |  Lifehouse 'Whatever It Takes' (2011) Director: Frank Borin  |  Kevin McCall 'F#ck You, Pay Me' (2011) Director: Edward Tran |  Nipsey Hussle 'Feelin' Myself' (2010) Director: Marc Klasfeld   |  Lolene 'Rich' (2010) Director: Justin Harder  |  3OH!3 'Starstrukk' (2009) Director: Steve Jocz  |  La Quinta Estacion 'Recuerdame' (2009) Director: Simon Brand  |  The Classic Crime 'Abracadaver' (2009) Director: Dan Dobi |  Kate Voegele 'Only Fooling Myself' (2009) Director: Phil Griffin | Warren G feat. Ice Cube, B Real & Snoop Dogg 'Get You Down'  (2009) Director: Kevin Hunteri | The Summerlad 'City Of Noise' (2008) Director: Mitch Barany  |  Brutha 'I Can't Hear The Music' (2008) Director: Jessy Terrero   |  Spoiled (2005) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Katrina Elam 'No End In Sight' (2005) Director: Peter Zavadil   |  Rob Thomas 'Lonely No More' (2005) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Britney Spears 'Toxic' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Ashlee Simpson 'La La' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  JC Chasez 'All Day Long I Dream About Sex' (2004) Director: Todd Kellstein  |  Alsou 'Always On My Mind' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Simply Red 'Home' (2004) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Blink-182 'Always' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Mariah Carey 'Boy (I Need You)' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn |  Bowling For Soup 'Punk Rock 101' (2003)   |  DMX 'X Gon' Give It To Ya' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |   Nelly feat. Justin Timberlake 'Work It' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn | Busta Rhymes 'Light Your Ass On Fire' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Lionel Richie 'To Love A Woman' (2003) Director: Simon Brand  |  Dido 'White Flag' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  TLC 'Damaged' Damaged (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Daniel Bedingfield 'If You're Not The One' (2003) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Holly Valance 'State Of Mind' (2003) Director: Jake Nava   |  Angel 'Destiny Complete' (2003) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Ricky Martin 'Juramento' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Enrique Iglesias 'Para Qué La Vida (2003) Director: Simon Brand  |  Moby 'We Are All Made of Stars' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Nelly 'Pimp Juice' (2002) Director: Benny Boom   |  Sum 41 'Motivation' (2002) Director: Super America  |  Eminem 'Without Me' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  George Michael 'Freeek' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Chantal Kreviazuk 'Time' (2002) Director: Todd Kellstein   |  Garbage 'Cherry Lips' (2001) Director: Joseph Kahn

Film Festival History

"Beautiful Dead Things" (Short Film) Directors: Iggi Ogard, Renee Faia, Cast: Renee Faia, Michael Petted, Winner, Platinum REMI Award for Dramatic Short at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival

Official Selection: WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Diversity in Cannes Film Festival

"[In]visible" (Short Film) Director: Rosser Goodman, Cast: Nina Bergman, Bryan Dilbeck, Winner, Best Filmmaker Award at the 48 Hour Disability Film Festival, Winner, Platinum REMI Award for Suspense Short at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival

Official Selection: HollyShorts Film Festival

Cash Cash featuring Sofia Reyes "How To Love" (Music Video) Director: Robert Schober Winner, Gold REMI Award for Music Video at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival

"Pony" (Short Film) Director: Candice Carella, Cast: Xander Berkeley, Miko Nakano, Suzy Nakamura, Winner, Audience Award at the Sarasota Film Festival, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Short Film at the Best Shorts Competition, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Actress- at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Short at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Screenplay at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Original Song, Winner, Silver Award for Best Narrative Short at the International Independent Film Awards, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the California International Shorts Festival, Winner, Best Director at the Global Independent Film AwardsWinner, Best Featurette at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Drama at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Action Sequence at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, The Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Ensemble Cast at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Actor under 18 at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Original Song at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Jury Prize Best Narrative American Short Film at the Rome International Film Fest, USA, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the 31st Boston Film Festival, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the Hollywood Film Festival, Winner, Jury Prize for Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Hollywood Film Festival, Winner, Outstanding Performance by a male lead actor from the Cape Cod International Film FestivalWinner, Artistic Director’s Choice at the Lady Filmmaker’s Film Festival, Winner, Best Short Award from the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival, Winner, Best Short Film at the 18th FirstGlance Film Festival - Philadelphia, Winner, Best Story at the 18th FirstGlance Film Festival - Philadelphia, Winner, Gold Lion Award for Best Screenplay from the London Film AwardsWinner, Best Short Film at the Beloit International Film Festival, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Short Film at the Canada International Film Festival, Winner, Platinum REMI Award for Best Narrative Short at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Winner, El Rey Award for Excellence in Narrative Short Filmmaking at the Barcelona International Film FestivalWinner, Audience Award at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Film FestivalWinner, Best Narrative Short Award, South Dakota Film Festival

Nominated, Best Director at the Milan International Film Festival of World, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Milan International Film Festival of World Cinema, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, Nominated, Best Short Film Award at the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Cape Cod International Film Festival

Official Selection: Sarasota Film Festival, Best Shorts Competition, International Independent Film Awards, IndieFest Film Awards, Global Independent Film Awards, California International Shorts Festival, Through Womens Eyes Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival, New York City Independent Film Festival, Napa Valley Film Festival, Cape Cod International Film Festival, Access Code Film Fest --- Srinagar, India, Boston Independent Film Festival, RomaCinemadoc Film Festival  --- Rome, Italy, International Film Festival of world Cinema --- Milan, Italy, Bali International Film Festival --- Bali, Indonesia, Long Beach Indie Independent Film Festival, 18th Annual First Glance Film Festival- Philadelphia, Salt Lake International Film Festival, 19th annual Hollywood Film Festival, Lady Filmmakers Film Festival --- Beverly Hills, CA, Bahamas International Film Festival- Nassau, Bahamas, Beloit International Film Festival--Beloit, WI 2016, Malibu International Film Festival London Film Awards --- London, United Kingdom, Magwill Film Festival, Pasadena International Film Festival, Taos Shortz Fest, Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Greenwich International Film Festival 

"Cook County" (Feature Film) Director: David Pomes, Cast: Anson Mount, Xander Berkeley, Ryan Donawho, Polly Cole
Winner, Best Feature, Hollywood Film Festival; Winner, Audience Award SXSW; Festival Winner, Best Feature, AFI Dallas; Winner, Audience Award, Nashville Film Festival; Winner, Best Feature, Sidewalk Film Festival

"Love And Mary" (Feature Film) Director: Elizabeth Harrison, Cast: Lauren German, Gabriel Mann
Official Selection, Hollywood Film Festival; Official Selection, SXSW

Representation

APA - Agency for the Performing Arts
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Commercials, Music Videos
Territory: Worlwide
Contact: Michael Kirschner
P: (310) 598-4767
E: mkirschner@apa-agency.com
APA - Agency for the Performing Arts
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Motion Pictures and Film
Territory: Worldwide
Contact: Matt Dipaolo
P: (424) 285-2642
E: mdipaolo@apa-agency.com

Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States

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Rich Michell

Rich Michell

Director / DP Rich Michell brings an experienced, thoughtful approach to his projects. The work reflects his roots with degrees in sculpture and photography. He’s one of the handful of directors who is equally experienced in shooting food, product, and people. He strives for an elegance, regardless of subject, whether he’s working with children, tumbling fruit, or handling topics like aging. He’s worked with a myriad of national brands including: AT&T, Banquet Foods, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Bob Evans, Breathe Right, Chiquita Fruit, Con Agra, General Mills / Pillsbury, H&R Block, Hormel, Jennie O, Land O Lakes, Miracle Ear, Northrup King, Philips, Rustoleum, Straitline Tools, 3M / Scotch, Subway, Target, United Healthcare, Washington Nationals, Weight Watchers, and Wendy’s.