Awards/Press

 

“Underground” short film awards

Winner B.A.F.T.A. Award of Excellence – South by Southwest Film Festival
Winner Golden Starfish/Best Short Film – Hamptons Int’l Film Festival
Winner Best Live Action Short – Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival
Winner Best Cinematography – Beverly Hills Film Festival
Winner Special Jury Award – Aspen Shortsfest
Winner Best Short Film – Chicago Indiefest
Winner Best Editing – Chicago Indiefest
Winner Best Short – Filmondo Milan Festival
Winner Best Short Film – Red Bank Film Festival
Winner Best Editing – Barcelona Int’l Film Festival
Winner Silver Remi Directing – Worldfest Houston Film Festival

Press for “Underground” short film

IMMACULATELY PRODUCED, 11-MINUTE THRILLER ~ The Aspen Times
THE FINALE IS BOTH PROVOCATIVE AND STARTLING ~ East Hampton Star
UNDERGROUND PLAYS LIKE A SMART, BIG-BUDGET POLITICAL THRILLER IN MINIATURE ~ The Aspen Times
JAW-DROPPING FINALE, GUARANTEED TO SMACK YOU ABOUT AND LEAVE YOU PUNCH DRUNK ~ Real Time
GOBSMACKED AUDIENCES WITH ITS SURPRISE ENDING ~ Globe and Mail
TIGHT SUSPENSE FILM WITH A TWIST ~ Filmmaker Magazine

Awards for Commercial Work

Winner Silver Award Best Film/Video – MM&M Awards – “A Mom Can Dream” Pfizer
Finalist Dialogue Direction – London International Awards – “Check Out Girl” Doritos
Winner Gold Humor – Summit Creative Awards – “Interview” Emmert Motors
Winner Silver Humor – Summit Creative Awards – “Airport Reunion” Emmert Motors

Press for Doritos Super Bowl Ad “Check Out Girl”

Adweek’s Best Spots
Ispot of the Week
SHOTS “Best Directorial Newcomer”
CBS “Greatest Super Bowl Commercials”
BBC TV show “World’s Funniest Commercials”
#3 IAG’s Super Bowl ads giving biggest boost to viewer’s opinion of brand -USA Today
#4 IAG’s most like Super Bowl Ad (tied w/ Bud Light and Coca-Cola) -Ad Age
#5 Nielson BuzzMetrics survey of online conversation about Super Bowl ads -New York Times
#7 IAG’s most recalled Super Bowl Ad -Ad Age
#8 Most tivo’d moments during the game
#10 Adbowl women’s choice