Greg Robbins has done extensive work for companies including Mercedes Benz, Rubbermaid, American Express, Pepsi and AT&T. His many accolades include the prestigious Telly Award for Online and Broadcast Advertising, the W3 Award, and the Davey Award. Greg’s well know high-quality work for clients across the globe has made him a leading figure in the advertisement industry. He comes to OPEN as an award-winning director with over 10 years’ experience creating advertisements, branded content, product and training videos for a diverse range of clients.
Julian Diaz Merino’s impressive list of credits includes works for Geico, Vulk Eyewear, Crest, Pizza Hut and Jameson. He won a 2013 Silver Telly Award for the distinguished spot, “Volkswagen Moments.” Julian is a filmmaker focused on creating and developing strong and compelling visual stories for advertising, music videos, fashion brands and documentaries.
Evan Ari Kelman has directed content for a multitude of brands including Converse, Uber, Gillette, Coppertone, and Chevrolet. He is a New York City filmmaker with a passion for creating emotionally powerful experiences for audiences. His NYU thesis narrative, BANDITO, held its World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in 2015 and was awarded with the 2015 Wasserman Award for Best Directing.
Philip DeRise has done substantial work for companies including Chase Bank, Newman’s Own Charity: Serious Fun Camps, Wells Fargo, the UN, Longwave among others. His commercial directing work has been featured within Creativity-Online’s ‘best-of-the-week of advertising’ in AdCritic Magazine.
Steven MacKenzie’s wonderful body of work includes clients such as Campbell’s, Morgan Stanley, Comcast, Tutor.com, and Philadelphia University. He obtained his BFA in Multimedia Design from the University of Art in 2009 and has been specializing in Motion Graphics and 3D Design/Animation.
Hernan Toro is a Director of Photography. Since graduating at The London Film School, he has shot 800+ TV commercials (Toyota, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, L’Oreal, Nestlè, Revlon, Unilever…), dozens of Music Videos, 15 Feature Films (has shot: Liam Neeson, Harvey Keitel, Charlotte McKinney, AnnaLynne McCord, William Hickey…) and has earned 20 awards as a Cinematographer because of his outstanding work.
As a severe dyslexic, Sebastian Encinas has always needed to have other people reading for him but this never stopped him from achieving his goals. He loves this quote: “A leader does not seek to shine, but how to make others shine.” finding this very inspiring and useful as the CEO for OPEN. He has developed work for Armani Exchange, Visa, Cartier and Emporio Armani. He has worked as filmmaker on projects such as ‘Casta Diva’ and “Sonando Con Pedro Sandoval.”