Martin de Thurah
Martin hails from Denmark where he graduated from the National Film School.
In 2007 he directed the 25min short ‘We Who Stayed Behind’ and the 45min ‘Young Man Falling’, the latter of which was selected for the Critics Week in Cannes. His commercial for IKEA won ‘Best Direction’ at the Creative Circle Awards in 2008 and he has since then won numerous awards including ‘Best Director’ at the 2009 MVA´s and several D&AD Pencils among other awards for his poetic and dynamic work. In 2014 the Director’s Guild of America voted Martin as Commercial Director of the Year. In 2016 Martin walked away with several Gold Lions and the Grand Prix in Cannes for his films for Under Armour.