(Los Angeles, California--May 23, 2014) BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles has signed newcomer director Marcus Ubungen for his first-ever U.S. commercial representation. A seasoned cinematographer and photographer, Ubungen’s directorial work ranges from character-driven comedy to sleek automotive spots and meticulously composed, affecting docu-style films. The young director has helmed campaigns for such top brands as Nike, Porsche, YouTube, Volcom, Reebok, Chevrolet and Google, collaborating with agencies such as Goodby Silverstein & Partners, AKQA, Evolution Bureau, Venables Bell & Partners and Cramer-Kresselt.|
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Notes BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles Executive Producer Peter Trucco, “When I saw Marcus’ work, I was immediately impressed with his use of time. His stories have breadth and he tells just the right amount, leaving the viewer wanting to know more. He has a wonderful eye, and uses beautifully shot macro images that help paint the whole picture and give that extra weight to his story and characters. We are looking forward to a fun career together making wonderful films.” Adds Ubungen, “Peter and I share the same views on filmmaking: storytelling being paramount with cinematic quality a close second. Peter and BRW also have a great hands-on approach to production that you don’t often find. I’m very excited for this collaboration.”
San Francisco-born Ubungen’s fascination with filmmaking began at an early age, utilizing his family’s Hi8 camera at age 10 to direct, star and edit his own movies. After studying cinematography at San Francisco’s American Art University, he headed down to Los Angeles to begin his career as a camera assistant and film loader. He soaked up all the first-hand experience collaborating with some of the industry’s most seasoned filmmakers while working below the line on features, music videos, documentaries and music tours. He worked his way behind the camera, operating camera and shooting lifestyle photography for numerous branded projects. His passion for visual storytelling led him to directing, tying in his instinctive hands-on approach, often shooting and editing his own projects.
When not working, he can be found in San Francisco walking with his dog Ferris and taking pictures of strangers.
About BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles
BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles is a creative content and commercial production company in Los Angeles, California. The West-Coast based shop boosts a roster of A-List international and domestic directors and offers integrated creative solutions for agencies, brands and the entertainment industry. Along with award winning sister companies, Independent in London and BRW FILMLAND Milano, BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles has a reach that extends to Europe as well as strategic production centers across the globe. Founding Partners/Executive Producers Gianfilippo Pedrotti and Michele Nocchi and Executive Producer Peter Trucco can be contacted through http://www.brwusa.com.