Recognized as one of the industry’s best young directors by earning Saatchi & Saatchi’s Young Director Award at Cannes and Best Music Video at the Los Angeles Film Festival, Adam’s idiosyncratic characters stylized with a retro-licious palette deliver artfully comedic performances and a truly original directing voice.
Launching his career in London, Adam has directed music videos for artists Grum, TEED, Fruit Bats and commercials for Sony, BBC, Yeti, Tazo, O2 and Jeremiah Weed. His work has appeared on NBC, BBC, Comedy Central, Fox, Bravo, AdAge, TBS, Campaign and Pitchfork. He has never owned a camera and never wants to.
Andrew Ryan Shepherd
Andrew has built a career as a visual storyteller, trusted by agencies and brands, creating vividly real scenes full of honesty and beauty. Working extensively with both real people and actors, he seeks to carefully capture the nuance of the deeper narrative, with an integrity for the story that’s true and relatable.
Rooted in an experienced documentary approach as both a cinematographer and an editor, Andrew maintains a deep understanding of the filmmaking process that allows him to let instinct guide, so that he can step out of the way of the Story and genuinely respond to the human at its core. His directing work carries an engaging point of view for an emotional insight that never leaves the viewer feeling manipulated.
His films offer an unfiltered glimpse into personal stories, leading with performances of striking emotional clarity and quiet understanding. In everything he does, he’s after telling stories of unique beauty and courage of the human being.
Augustine Frizzell knows character and how to define story through emotion. From HBO’s pilot for “Euphoria” to back-to-back episodes for “Sweetbitter,” Augustine Frizzell draws audiences in to the worlds she helps create. Her work is original, nuanced, and unforgettable.
Augustine’s first feature, the autobiographically-inspired Never Goin’ Back, World Premiered at Sundance 2018 and screened at SXSW before being released by A24. Her first two short films Minor Setback, I Was A Teenage Girl, and Clean, also premiered at SXSW and screened at many other festivals, worldwide. Augustine has one husband, one daughter and two cats.
At an early age Jeff knew he wanted to be a storyteller and through directing he found his voice. An accomplished dialogue director, working with real people, his ability to communicate and genuinely connect with people has been a driving force in his success.
Known for beautiful film, Jeff ‘s work for The Salvation Army integrated campaign features moving stories about humanity and help, and was featured in Communication Arts magazine. Jeff turned his attention to football in small town America in the compelling short documentary “6” which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. Bednarz captured the spirit and inspirational portraits of the people of Pin Point, Georgia in his award-winning film “Take Me To The Water,” earning Best Documentary at the 2012 Charleston International Film Festival.