Director BIO: Doug Werby (NO TRICKS)

Director Doug Werby has a true talent for authentic performance and beautiful imagery is at the heart of each project. He started directing comedy commercials and returns to it from time to time. He can both direct and edit, which makes him a true silver bullet. His keen sense of timing and appreciation for the human condition (comedic and otherwise) shines.

His personal mission statement is to provide intensely creative and collaborative filmmaking, a desire that was sparked as an early child following in the footsteps of celluloid heroes. For this creativity, doug has received commercial awards and recognition from the Clio’s, D&AD, multiple Telly Awards including the 20th Anniversary Gold, Halo and Ad Club.

Director Statement

I love what I do which is telling stories through moving images. I have extensive experience working in film, television, web, social and commercials. Currently I direct commercial spots through Kaboom Productions San Francisco and LA offices. All non-commercial work I do through my own production company Ballistic Pictures Inc. or as a loan out video director. This includes full-up production and post-production editorial services, interactive media creation and loan out directing for TV series. My hope is to build on all my experiences while challenging myself creatively to produce new narrative works such as “No Tricks”. My personal mission statement is to provide intensely creative, collaborative filmmaking, and to create work that informs and inspires

Author: chicagofilmfestival

Submit your Short Film and get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival in Chicago. 1 event in 2019. 12 events in 2020. Festival takes place at LOGAN Theatre in downtown Chicago on the 3rd Friday of every single month.

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