Anonymous Content recently signed skilled commercial filmmaker, Sebastian Strasser. As the Transylvania-born son of two Romanian theatre actors, Strasser began his career studying at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, Germany. Strasser first worked as a journalist for ARD, a high profile German political TV show. In 2000, following three years of making feature documentaries, on-air promos, and TV broadcasts of music concerts, he made his way into directing commercials. Starting out with a stunning, simple performance-based Coca-Cola commercial for McCann Erickson, London, Sebastian quickly earned the opportunities to prove his skills as a filmmaker. As well as amassing a clutch of Gold awards at various international advertising festivals, Sebastian’s work for VW, Ikea, and Mercedes have already bagged him three Cannes Lions. In the 2005 Gunn Report, he was declared the 13th most awarded commercials director in the world. Strasser is an emerging master in directing performance and skilled at shooting fantastic-looking film with sublime storytelling. “Sebastian is such a perfect fit for our model,” says Partner/Head Of Commercials Dave Morrison. “He’s never worked in the U.S. market, yet is still so highly regarded in the American space. His reel’s right up there with the top guys, and we’re looking forward to adding rocket fuel to his U.S. spot and long form filmmaking career.”
About Anonymous Content
Anonymous Content is an industry-leading production and management firm that leverages its unrivaled reach and access to talent to create and produce innovative content across all its divisions: Film, Integrated, Commercials, Music Video, Television, and Talent.
Anonymous Content was formed in 1999 by a collaboration of business and creative minds responsible for developing some of the industry’s most respected entertainment and branded content. In launching the firm, founders Steve Golin, Dave Morrison, Gore Verbinski, and David Fincher combined their unique talents, distinct vision for the future of content creation, and unmatched industry access. Since then, Anonymous has been able to extend its reach across entertainment, exercising its capacity to package talent and mine literary material from deep and powerful resources.
Company principals have developed longstanding direct relationships with talent, talent agencies, advertising agencies, domestic and international distributors, and broadcasters, reinforcing their ability to assemble the right team for any project. They create compelling and entertaining content while facilitating the development, production, and distribution of programming through both traditional and emerging media channels. The firm is currently in production of an impressive slate of highly-anticipated feature films and is responsible for producing films such as Babel and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Its commercial arm has been part of many of the industry’s most successful campaigns, as well being at the forefront of the evolution of brand integration campaigns such as BMW Films. The Anonymous team now consists of more than 100 full-time employees at its Culver City, New York, and London offices.
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