As a director, I am always looking to push myself and expand creatively.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012
Rhythm + Hues Commercial Studios has signed broadly talented director Tony Petrossian to an exclusive commercial directing deal. Petrossian’s live action and VFX prowess is evident on acclaimed work for both brands and bands and boosts the creative capabilities of the innovative production company. The director has helmed spots for Nike, McDonaldʼs, Subway and Sony Ericsson among others, while his award-winning music video work for artists such as Ludacris, Rise Against, Slipknot, DMX and Taking Back Sunday highlights his keen sense of storytelling.
With expertise on set and in effects and such a diverse reel, the decision to add Petrossian to the company roster was an easy one for R+H Executive Producer Paul Babb.
“Tony really knows what heʼs doing, his work proves it,” explained Babb. “Weʼre thrilled heʼs come onboard. Heʼll do great things with all the tools available to him here at Rhythm.”
The deal has Petrossian exclusively directing commercials for Rhythm + Hues in the United States. For music videos, Petrossian is represented by Rockhard, one of the music industry's most prolific video production companies.
“As a director, I am always looking to push myself and expand creatively," said Petrossian. "R+H has a well-earned reputation for exploring creative frontiers so I know this is the place for me to be.”
ABOUT TONY PETROSSIAN
Tony Petrossian is a visionary commercial and music video director who has worked with top talent and brands across the globe. His mastery of visual illusions combined with a keen storytelling sense have garnered him clients ranging from Nike, Subway and Sony Ericsson to artists including Ludacris, Rise Against, Slipknot, DMX and Taking Back Sunday. Petrossian's groundbreaking work has earned numerous awards and nominations. His experience and body of work in the United States as well as throughout Asia, Europe and Russia make him an internationally sought-after helmer. For more information visit http://www.TonyPetrossian.com
ABOUT RHYTHM + HUES COMMERCIAL STUDIOS
R+H is a complete digital studio, with live action and animation directors, vfx, design and post-production services. We draw upon the talent and technical firepower of one of the worldʼs premier effects and animation facilities, Rhythm & Hues Studios, and are dedicated to the highest quality of commercial production and outstanding client support. Recent commercial projects include Activision, Budweiser, Carrabbaʼs, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, Crayola, Electronic Arts, Hartford, Kelloggʼs, Key Bank, Mattel, Microsoft X-Box, Nascar, Nasonex, Quaker State, Tide, and Ubisoft. Film Division credits include an Oscar® for Achievement in Visual Effects for Golden Compass in 2008. Recently produced projects include Moneyball, X-Men: First Class, Chronicle, and Big Miracle. Films currently in production include Life of Pi, Snow White and the Huntsman, R.I.P.D. and Hunger Games.