(Los Angeles, California--October 24, 2012) MTh (Motion Theory) today announced the addition of award-winning commercial director Guillaume de Fontenay to its roster. de Fontenay has helmed over two hundred spots over the course of his career with brands that include Pepsi, Bailey’s, Honda, Dodge, Toyota, Kellogg’s and many more.
Guillaume de Fontenay began working in advertising as an art director, and is also an accomplished set and furniture designer. His multi-faceted background gives him a unique artistic vision and meticulous directorial approach. He has won multiple awards for his advertising work including a Grand Prix and two Gold Cassie Awards, several Prix Crea Montreal Awards, and two Marcus Awards from the European Car Advertising Film Festival.
In addition to directing commercials, de Fontenay has also designed large-scale exhibits including “Warhol Live,” one of the biggest Warhol retrospectives to date, produced by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in partnership with the Andy Warhol Museum and the de Young Museum in San Francisco.
“I enjoy pushing the envelope creatively and offering a new perspective,” said de Fontenay. “I know MTh will support me well in that approach and help me cultivate fresh and provocative concepts moving forward.”
MTh is a creative home for directors with a sharp visual and narrative focus. The company's talent roster ranges from award-winning veterans to emerging filmmakers, all sharing extraordinary visual style and the storytelling ability to transform creative potential into compelling viewer experiences across advertising and entertainment.
Roster directors include: Akama, Atanasio + Martinez, Mathew Cullen, Guillaume de Fontenay, Jesus de Francisco, Guillermo del Toro, Steven Diller, Grady Hall, Brent Jones, Mark Kudsi, Christopher Leone, Mårlind & Stein, Chris Riehl, and Syyn Labs. http://www.motiontheory.com