Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/09/2015 -- Renowned director Richard Sears has signed with Hollywood, CA-based MRB Productions for exclusive commercial representation in the United States. Sears has earned recognition for his work for such brands as Toyota, CITGO, Bud Light, Burger King and Marvel.
A diverse talent, Sears has worked across a wide expanse of product categories and advertising styles. His insightful casting and gift for drawing emotional human portraits and performances that reach through the lens distinguish his work.
"We are excited to have Richard on our roster", says Astrid Downs, MRB Production's Executive Producer. "He's a great storyteller who understands character and plot. That's a strong trait to have for commercials. He is able to switch from genre to genre effortlessly."
"After taking some time off to concentrate on my feature film, I'm excited to join MRB with Astrid and Matthew," says Sears. "They understand the constantly evolving world of advertising. Additionally, MRB branches out into other mediums such as longform, promos and content. So, it's more than just a traditional production house."
Sears is also an accomplished filmmaker, having won awards for his long-form work at a variety of film festivals, including the esteemed Cannes Film Festival. His latest project is a psychological mystery featuring Hunger Games star Jena Malone and Douglas Smith (Ouiji, Terminator), titled Bottom of the World. The project marks the prolific director's second feature film and is currently in post-production. The film will center on a young couple named Scarlett and Alex attempting to start a new life in L.A., when Scarlett mysteriously vanishes.
To see examples of Sears' work with MRB clients, please visit his page on MRB's official website, http://www.mrbproductions.com/
You can also learn more about his short films and feature work at IMDB.
MRB Productions most recently completed work for the Disney Frozen Christmas Special, which aired on ABC. As well as work for GMC, Levi's, NFL Films, Oroweat, Ubisoft and Spinmaster.
About MRB Productions
Launched in 2001 by two-time Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer Matthew Brady, MRB Productions is one of Hollywood's go-to production companies for top-notch television, feature, new media and commercial content. MRB has worked with top-tier agencies like DigitasLBi, O'Leary and Partners, Moroch, Pereira & O'Dell, 72andSunny, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Barbarian Group and ESPN Creative Works and with leading consumer brands like Pepsi, McDonald's, Frito Lay's, Mattel, Disney, Samsung, Geico, Ubisoft, and Toyota. MRB's roster includes directors Richard Sears, James Wahlberg, Matteo Bonifazio, Mark Teitelman, Jamie Babbit, Jeremy Haft, and Branson Veal.
For more information, visit http://www.mrbproductions.com
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