Martin de Thurah

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Martin hails from Denmark where he graduated from the National Film School.

In 2007 he directed the 25 min short ‘We Who Stayed Behind’ and the 45min ‘Young Man Falling”’, the latter of which he was selected for the Critics Week in Cannes.

Martin´s promo career is profilic, shooting for James Blake, Feist, Editors, Røyksopp and David Byrne, picking up MVA´s and other awards along the way.

This work has translated across to commercials effortlessly and now he´s one of the world´s most sought-after commercial directors working with agencies and clients from all over the world.

In 2014 Martin was voted Commercial Director of the Year by the Directors Guild of America, one of the directing crafts highest accolades.