DIRECTORS & D.O.P.s Feb 2016

Cologne: Markus Stummer

Markus Stummer is an Austrian director. His career behind the camera began as a camera assistant, editor and copywriter for television before he started directing music videos and commercials.

During his more than 10 years as a director, Markus has mastered a wide spectrum of genres, from documentary realism to visual and cinematic work – all the while holding authentic character performance and poetic storytelling in the highest regard. His obsessive commitment, cinematic sensibilities and deep appreciation of the actor-director relationship are his trademark.

Markus has worked with artists such as Luca Carboni, Heike Makatsch, Lady Gaga and many more and has shot campaigns for some of the world’s top brands including Braun, Mercedes-Benz, Procter & Gamble, Miele, Nestlé, McDonald's and Alfa Romeo.

Markus is recognised for his collaborative working relationship with advertising agency creatives, his thorough understanding and handling of his clients’ needs, and his ability to tell a complete, visually interesting and smart story all in 30 seconds.

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