Director

Ryan Patrick

Ryan Patrick is a director bent on telling quirky stories that feature unique personalities. Often blending comedy with rhythm and movement, Ryan's spots deliver energy alongside carefully crafted art direction. A two-time nominee of the Cannes YDA, Ryan's films and spots have screened on the Vimeo Staff Picks channel, at SXSW, and at numerous other festivals. His recent short film, Gremlins: Recall, was a viral reboot of the 80's classic horror comedy Gremlins.

André Øvredal

After directing hundreds of commercials since 1998, André Øvredal transitioned into narrative feature films with his critically acclaimed film Trollhunter in 2010. Soon followed more cult hits like The Autopsy of Jane Doe, which author Stephen King included on his list of all-time favorite horror films along with classics such as Alien, Jaws, and Psycho. In 2019, André directed Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which was produced by Guillermo Del Toro and surpassed the $100 million mark at the box office.

Patrick Ortman (right) in New York City directing a thing

Patrick Ortman

Hey there! I'm an LA and NY-based director who mostly does live-action (actors and "real people") commercials and content. My genres are comedy and straightforward. I know VFX, too.

12 Fortune 500s and brands you know trust me to deliver great projects on budget and on time. I've directed for CapitalOne, BMW, MassMutual, Apartments.com, and MasterCard.

I've won more than 30 awards for my work, and I'm used to productions where there's multiple stakeholders and "do or die" deadlines.

I bring a strong, experienced vision to the work I do, and I am a very hands-on director with a background in all aspects of filmmaking. I know how to get what my clients need to make their projects a success, and most of my clients have not only hired me back again and again- they've become lifelong friends.

Skills

Directing

Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
Phone: 310 435-4815

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Simon Bross

Known for potentiating creative ideas with unparalleled execution, director and producer Simon Bross is one of the most award-winning directors in the history of Mexican and Latin American advertising.

Sophia Banks

Sophia is a fierce filmmaker and director. A sci-fi lover and inventor of new filmmaking techniques, she's been winning awards starting with her very first short film.

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