Martin De Thurah

Martin hails from Denmark where he graduated from the National Film School, In 2007 he directed the 25min short “We who stayed behind” and the 45min “Young man Falling” which was selected for the Critics Week in Cannes. His commercial for IKEA won 'Best Direction' at the creative circle awards in 2008 and he's won a number of awards at the 2009 MVA’s including 'Best Director' and a D&AD pencil on his video for Will Young.

He has recently directed 2 promos for James Blake and collaborated with fashion label BLK DNM on a short film. Beyond the accolades thing that stays in your mind however is his visual language, which is unlike any other. His films are startling and poetic whether a commercial, short film or music video.