Derin Seale has joined the growing roster of directors at
, the hybrid production company of
. Originating from a family of filmmakers, the self-confessed escapist has extensive experience in Hollywood and in directing high profile, international ad campaigns.
Seale joins Mothership from Radical Media where he directed campaigns for BMW, Pepsi, Playstation, LG, Nissan, Honda and other top brands. His short film, Static, was featured on Shots’ New Directors Showcase and set the ball rolling for Seale in the commercial realm. An industry veteran who directed second unit on Anthony Minghella’s feature film Cold Mountain, Seale’s Hollywood experience includes both development and production.
“Derin has a fresh, optimistic approach to making commercials; he’s enthusiastic and is definitely at a tipping point in his career,” said Ed Ulbrich, President of Mothership and EVP of Digital Domain. “He’s a director in the true sense of the word, not only from a photographic perspective but also innately understands how to get the most out of digital production tools.”
“I’m very focused on the type of work I want to do and have a clear picture for where it’s going,” said Seale. “I see that same sensibility at Mothership; the people here have a great love of imagination and inspired work. Working with Mothership and Digital Domain opens up endless opportunities to create interesting stories and I look forward to telling those stories.”
Mothership creates and produces advertising, entertainment, and branded content. Our directors are a new breed; hybrid storytellers who are as comfortable behind workstations as they are behind cameras. They are multi-disciplinary, digitally literate and use all of the tools available to develop the content, strategies and campaigns that take ideas and experiences from concept through completion — on any media platform. A sister company to
, Mothership has all of the resources and expertise of the award-winning digital production company at our fingertips, so we can always produce whatever our directors envision.