- Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015
Founder Jesse Dylan welcomes Scott Weintrob to the collective of noted directors at Los Angeles-based Wondros. Weintrob is best known as a versatile filmmaker who evokes passion and emotion with all subjects he directs, be it automobiles, performers or artists.
Weintrob was recently awarded a Cannes Lion, D&AD and three Creative Circle Awards for a Walkers (AMV) project and he is a highly sought-after commercial director having completed projects for such noted brands as Hyundai, Lenovo, Cadillac, Volvo and Acura.
‘Scott joins us at a pinnacle point in his career and we believe he is a potent addition to the Wondros collective,’ stated Wondros’ Chief Creative Officer Anne-Marie Mackay. ‘Scott has the ability to instill trust in the crew and talent he works with and establishes meaningful relationships at the highest level. His extraordinary car work coupled with his proven skill as a documentary director makes him an exciting choice for Wondros.’
‘I have had the good fortune to work in a creative field that has taken me around the world and worked within many formats entertainment and content. I love nothing more than building a team and trust with artists and crews, without it, the emotion and feeling presented on screen does not shine,’ stated Weintrob.
In addition to his work in commercials, Scott made a documentary on artist David LaChapelle as well as a stunning fashion film highlighting Oscar® winner Kim Basinger. The LaChapelle documentary provides an intimate look into the artistry of the photographer and the Basinger short film focuses on the depths of knowledge one gains from parenting and raising a child. Both projects were produced for Flaunt Magazine. Weintrob has also worked with such noted actors and artists as: Terry Richardson, Macklemore, Snoop and Rick Ross and Lil Wayne.
Weintrob just completed shooting a feature documentary on the global phenomenon of streetwear with designer Bobby Hundreds that will release in 2016. The film follows the independent voice and message behind a series of brands and features interviews from celebrated names including Tommy Hilfiger and ASAP Rocky. Further filmed entertainment projects include directing four seasons of highly regarded automotive series “Top Gear” for the BBC. His work featured in the highest ever rated seasons of the celebrated show and played globally in over 200 countries.
Wondros is a strategic consultancy and media production company. By channeling the skill sets of a coalition of filmmakers, producers and talent, Wondros creates content in the service of ideas that change culture. www.wondros.com