Martines

frank martin schmidt - more widely known by his artis name :martines - was born in germany and spent some of his childhood in new york. since  his early days he has two passions. film and sport.  The logic consequence, he studied both. journalism and sport.

After a work placement for axel springer verlag, he worked as a freelance journalist for german tv stations like ard, zdf, and as well private televison like rlt and sat1.
martin began his career shooting documentaries, where he worked as a cameraman and director.

the experience he has gained throughout his life has enhanced his intuition and sense for catching moments of humanity. this talent which has successfully employed him during his steady career in commercials and advertisements he started 2000.

martines focuses precisely on the essence – the core – of each story he encounters, permitting him to deliver the message within the shortest timeframe.

his films drive their authenticity from his process of constantly juggling inspirational insights with ideas based on everyday life situations. at the same time martines' vision is clearly story-based, humorous, frequently visual and always human.

in addition his work is characterised by an intuitive gift for casting and rhythm, perfectly matching each story he directs.

He loves the close exchange with clients and agencies and is always interested in the product - it´s history, it´s present and it´s future.  

Martines

commercials:

dai gia dinh noodle | dir: martines | p:  fatman films vietnam
7 days tsourekaki | dir: martines | p: topcut athen
knorr  | p: stink moscow
bimoli | p: fat belly pictures jakarta
knorr  | p:stink moscow
zdf satire  | p:made in munich
hyundai | p:filmservice prague
hsbc | p: 1st. unit
danone | p: atom film activia | p: the talkies 
knorr international campaign | p: stink moscow
danone | p: atom film 
knorr international campaign | p: filmservice prague
lipton | p :eye squad 
signal | p: ppm film vienna
ab in den urlaub | p: commlab gmbH
patros | p: markenfilm wedel
barni the bear | p: park production moscow
beko | p: mme bukarest
hochland | p: markenfilm wedel
nöm | p: ppm vienna
knorr | p: ppm vienna
knorr | p: bazelev russian
aidu "michael ballack" | p: commlab leibzig
persil | p: ppm filmproduction vienna
orange mobil | p: ppm filmproduction vienna
persil | p: ppm filmproduction vienna
knorr | p:ppm filmproduction vienna
knorr | p: ppm filmproduction vienna
hansemerkur | p: bakery films hamburg
zdf | p: made in munich
allmette | p: markenfilm wedel
unicredit | p: mme bucharest
verida bank | p: mme bucharest
omo | p: first unit istanbul
fiat | p: neue sentimental film hamburg
victoria insurance / p: markenfilm hamburg
beko / p: mme films bukarest
danone / p: mme films bukarest
merkur market / p: ppm filmproduction vienna
telekom aon / p: ppm filmproduction vienna
telekom aon / p: ppm filmproduction vienna
telekom aon / p: ppm filmproduction vienna
telegate / p: markenfilm wedel
fol epi / p: bakery films hamburg
adac / p: hagermoss filmproduktion
bebe biscuits/ p: filmservice prague
mitsubishi colt / p: gehrisch & kraack
win2day  / p: neue sentimental film vienna
thyssen krupp / p: bakery films hamburg
thyssen krupp / p: e + p commercial hamburg
thyssen krupp / p: e + p commercial hamburg
allianz / p: filmservice prague
becks / p: soup film hamburg
aspirin / p: soup film hamburg
kia / p: bakery films hamburg
orange musicload.de 
martini "china" / p: soup berlin
postbank „neustart" / p: e + p commercial hamburg
skoda „rollenspiel" / p: soup film berlin
thyssen krupp / p: e + p commercial hamburg
opel combo / p: e + p commercial hamburg
journal für die frau / p: sterntag film hamburg
ard klassenlotterie „bollerwagen“ / p: sterntag film 
ard klassenlotterie „restaurant“ / p: sterntag film
ard klassenlotterie „bergwerk“ / p: sterntag film
fixies / p: hochkant film
otto versand / p: sterntag film 
funny frisch „bett“ / p: hochkant film
funny frisch „10%“ / p: hochkant film
funny frisch „weichei“ / p: hochkant film
funny frisch „feilschen“ / p: hochkant film
mercedes benz „fun“/ p: hochkant film 
mercedes benz „trend“/ p: hochkant film
mercedes benz „ambiente“/ p: hochkant film
mercedes benz „marco polo“/ p: hochkant film
ard klassenlotterie „seebär“ / p: sterntag film
ard klassenlotterie „fabrik“ / p: sterntag film
ard klassenlotterie „bäckerei“ / p: sterntag film
galeria kaufhof / p: sterntag film
era mobile / p: iti film
era mobile / p: iti film
bitburger / p: sterntag film
caillers / p: hochkant film
mcdonald´s „hochzeit“ / p: cobblestone hamburg
mcdonald´s „brunnen“ / p: cobblestone hamburg
mcdonald´s „oma“ / p: cobblestone hamburg
mcdonald´s „kiosk“ / p: cobblestone hamburg
sport bild „fußball“ / p: petersennaumann
sport bild „formel 1 „ / p: petersennaumann
deutsche bahn diverse trailer / p: petersennaumann munich
deutsche telekom diverse trailer / p: petersennaumann
dm magazin „fensterputzer“ / p: petersennaumann
dm magazin „strahler“ / p: petersennaumann
dm magazin „helikopter“ / p: petersennaumann
burger king „tracker“ / p: petersennaumann
burger king „napoli“ / p: petersennaumann
anti svet / p: petersennaumann?studentische
seelsorge / p: petersennaumann
hamburgische immobiliefonds / p: glass film


and many more....

Martines

awards:

effi 2011 | knorr zimin campagin

silver @ itva festival image campagne for mercedes benz "viano"

silver @ cannes finalist for new directors award „studentische seelsorge“

3.rd place @ new york festival cosmetics „ anti svet“

bronze „deutsche bahn“ @ adc germany

Martines
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