WorkMichael Lawrence

About

Award-winning imagist Michael Lawrence originally hails from Buffalo, NY. His multi-platform work seeks to transcend advertising buzzwords like: authenticity, kinetic, and presence. He is currently compiling his first monograph, entitled “Lost Along The Way” and preparing to release his docu-prism “Contact”. Working globally, he splits his time between LA and Paris.

Inquiries

Instagram

Vimeo

Selected Clients

Nike, Wrangler, Oakley, Samsung, Google, Reebok, Ancestry, Powerade, Uber, Nespresso, Coca Cola, ESPN, Dewars, Surfaid, WRPD Magazine, Indie Magazine.

Selected Awards & Press

  • 2020

    • Normal Romance

      • WRPD Magazine Feature
  • 2019

    • Oakley “It’s OK”

      • Cannes Lions - Silver, Original Music
      • Cannes Lions - Shortlist: Cinematography
      • Les Club Des DA - Gold, Original Music
      • D&AD - Yellow Pencil, Cinematography
      • D&AD - Graphite Pencil - Original Music
      • D&AD - Shortlist - Direction
    • AICP

      • Show Judge, Cinematography
  • 2018

    • Oakley “It’s OK”

      • Cristal Festival - Bronze - Cinematography
      • Cristal Festival - Shortlist - Direction
      • Cristal Festival - Shortlist - Use of Music
      • EuroBest - Gold - Cinematography
      • EuroBest - Shortlist - Direction
      • EuroBest - Shortlist - Use of Original Music
      • EPICA Awards - Bronze - Use of Music
      • CLIO - Shortlist - Original Music
      • CICLOPE - Gold - Original Music
      • CICLOPE - Silver - Cinematography
      • LIA - Finalist - Cinematography
      • LIA - Finalist - Direction
      • Adweek - Ad of the Day
    • Nespresso “Dream Today” (The Quest)

      • Les Club Des DA - Shortlist - Cinematography
      • Creative Pool - Bronze - Film
      • New York Festival - Shortlist - Cinematography
      • New York Festival - Shortlist - Direction
  • 2017

    • Reebok "25,915 Days"

      • Clio Sports - Shortlist
    • Powerade "Just A Kid"

      • SXSW - Panelist - Advertising Film
  • 2016

    • Reebok "25,915 Days"

      • Cannes Lion - Shortlist, Film
      • Adweek - Ad of the Day
      • Creativity - Editors Pick
      • Communication Arts Annual - Showcase
    • Vaseline "The Healing Project"

      • Creativity Editors Pick
  • 2015

    • CIBC "In Her Shoes"

      • ADCC - Silver - Editing
      • ADCC - Merit - TV Single
      • ADCC - Merit - Direction
      • ADCC - Merit, Cinematography
      • Applied Arts - Digital Single
      • Applied Arts - Branded Content
      • Applied Arts - Craft Cinematography
      • Applied Arts - Craft Direction
      • Applied Arts - Online Single
      • Applied Arts - Cinematography
      • AICE Awards - Best PSA
      • The Bessies - Silver, Digital Single
      • The Bessies - Silver, PSA/Cause
      • The Bessies - Silver, Casting
      • The Bessies - Silver, Direction
      • The Bessies - Silver, Editing
  • 2014

    • Mizuno "Super/Natural"

      • Shots - Best New Director - Shortlist
    • Mizuno "What If Everyone Ran?"

      • NYTimes Feature
  • 2013

    • Dirty Beaches

      • Indie Magazine Feature
      • NYTimes - T Magazine Feature
    • Wiseblood

      • Fact Mag Feature

Representation

Film

Photo