Known for his innovative, cinematic solutions
to creative and production
puzzles, CARL RINSCH
(Directed by) has earned a
reputation as an idea man
and master storyteller. Over
the last decade, Rinsch has
defined his own esthetic and
crafted award-winning work
on a number of projects.
Rinsch started directing
at a young age. At just 14 years old, he had his first
film shown at both the New York and Telluride Film
Festivals. While still an undergraduate at Brown
University, where he double-majored in English
and art, he worked as a photojournalist for Rolling
Stone magazine, shooting editorial print work with
musicians like Chrissie Hynde, Sheryl Crow, Devo,
Sarah McLachlan and the Violent Femmes.
Since earning the D&AD/Campaign Screen Award
for Best New Director, and being featured in Saatchi
and Saatchi's New Director's Showcase at Cannes Lions
International Festival of Creativity in 2001, Rinsch has
continued to be recognized for his work. In 2009, he
won a Silver Clio for Audi "Intelligently Combined,"
which dramatizes the creation of an A4 through a ballet
of cogs and parts falling into place within a transparent
The next year, Rinsch's European espionage
robot epic The Gift, shot for Philips Parallel Lines,
won the Grand Prix for Direction at Cannes Lions
International Festival of Creativity and the Grand Prix
at the Ciclope Advertising Craft Festival. In 2012,
he directed a conspiracy theorist's nightmare-cometrue
with Mercedes' "Escape the Map," in which an
alluring woman and her mystery driver break free
from a world-gone Google Maps. The Kinsale Shark
Advertising Awards noted Rinsch's balance of sharp
storytelling and stunning visual effects, awarding him
gold for Animation.
In addition to directing commercials and his
work on 47 Ronin, Rinsch is currently working on an
interactive virtual mobile platform.
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