San Francisco’s One Twenty Nine Films Announces Stellar Directors Roster


By Egotist / /

SF’s One Twenty Nine Films (OTNF), today announced the completion of a one-year mission: to make the company the top source for filmmaking directorial and writing talent in San Francisco. With a roster of directors whose work includes Nike, Alpha Romeo, Infinity, Facebook, McDonald’s, TAG Heuer and Haagen-Dazs, they sound like they’ve done a pretty good job of it.

“We see a need in San Francisco’s advertising community for a production company with a wide selection of skilled, seasoned writers and directors,” said Nick Seuser, founder and executive producer at One Twenty Nine Films. “We can provide that talent to produce only the most compelling advertising and branded content, serving San Francisco advertising agencies and leading brands.”

Curious who they’ve got to shoot your next project? Their directors include:

Adrian Elliot: Director and contributing writer of two comedy series currently in development, with releases expected in 2018. Adrian Elliot earned Winner, Best Narrative Short, NYLA International Film Festival in 2017, for his film, “DITCH.”

David Rosenbaum: Acclaimed commercial and music video director known for his storytelling ability and adept skill at blending live-action and CG seamlessly, for brands including Nike, Infiniti, Interscope, Adidas and Cisco.
Ian Schiller: Winner of Best Narrative Short Film Awards from the Santa Cruz Film Festival and Sacramento Film Festival, for his film, “Kong’s”, Ian Schiller directs work for Apple, Intel, Specialized Bicycles, and the UFC.

Mary Dauterman: Recognized as one of Business Insiders most creative women in advertising, Mary Dauterman has worked with brands such as Secret, Clearasil, and Old Spice. She’s currently in post production on a Texas-based dark comedy, “White Rock Skate.”

Max Gutierrez: Recognized by AdWeek, the AICP, the One Club, The Addy’s and the Young Director Awards at Cannes, Max Gutierrez directs for brands such as McDonald’s, Wilson, Toyota, & Netflix.

Nicholas Weigel: Award-winning animation director for 18+ years, creating design driven work for clients including TAG Heuer, Reebok and Seaworld.

Patrick Biesemans: A 2017 recipient of ScreenCraft’s Orb Media Fellowship, and Musicbed’s 2016 Film Fund Initiative, Patrick Biesemans is currently in development on both film and television projects.

Rosie Haber: Winner of the Audience Award at Los Angeles Film Festival and the New Orleans Film Festival for the film “Instababy”, Rosie Haber is a National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient.

Tony Benna: Intertwining stop-motion animation and live-action storytelling, Tony Benna creates distinctive heartfelt films, both in and out of the commercial world. Clients include Samsung, Pepsi, Ben and Jerry’s and Google.


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