- NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES
Bicoastal production company m ss ng p eces has added director Isaac Ravishankara to its talent roster for commercial representation in the U.S. Ravishankara is an Indian-American director of commercials, short films, and music videos, known for depicting emotion through movement in his work.
Ravishankara--who had previously been represented in the ad arena by division7--has directed national campaigns for brands including Adidas, Converse, Gatorade, Samsung, and Jockey. Millions have seen his acclaimed, Vimeo Staff Pick-honored music videos for artists like The Lumineers, Hozier, Kesha, NIKI, and Oscar/Grammy-winning composer Ludwig Göransson, among others. In addition to his professional work, Ravishankara is incredibly proud to be the co-founder of OMG Everywhere, a non-profit hosting free filmmaking workshops for underserved youth in Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, and London. As president, Isaac ran OMG for a decade before passing the torch to a new generation of leadership in 2021. He remains passionate about creating work that inspires and encourages positive change in our world.
Ravishankara said, “I feel a strong kinship in shared convictions with m ss ng p eces, and I couldn’t be more excited about joining with them as I begin this next chapter in my directing career. Creating highly visual and dynamic scenes in my filmmaking has always been such a joyous collaborative experience for me, and I’m looking forward to applying that same level of creative experimentation as we branch out into other avenues and explore new directions together.”
Founder and managing partner at m ss ng p eces, Ari Kuschnir, said, “I’ve known Isaac for over a decade and have always admired him as a lovely, humble and talented human being. His films are a reflection of who he is and I’m really happy we finally get to make them together.”