- LOS ANGELES
Bicoastal production company Supply&Demand has signed director Kevin Foley. Known for his distinctive narrative technique, Foley comes to Supply&Demand with a wealth of experience in sports and commercial filmmaking, having worked with blue-chip talent for some of the world’s biggest brands.
Foley’s passion for film craft began while playing D1 baseball for the University of Pittsburgh. After realizing he had reached his ceiling athletically, Foley pivoted to fuse his love for sports with storytelling. His ability to dig beneath the surface to ultimately reveal something profound about existence has made him a sought-after filmmakers in sports. His films include collaborations with Kevin Hart, Ryan Reynolds, Usain Bolt, and Tiger Woods, as well as global companies like Nike, IOC, VRBO, NHL, Netflix, Red Bull, Adidas, NBC Universal, and HBO. Prior to joining Supply&Demand, Foley had most recently repped in the U.S. ad market by production house Rakish.
Foley’s documentary film Never Say Die, which followed the success of the #1 ranking golfer Jason Day, garnered a Sports Emmy nomination in the “Outstanding Short Sports” category. In 2021, he directed “Stronger Together,” the campaign that launched the Tokyo Games globally for the International Olympics Committee. The global campaign gave an intimate look at some of the world’s biggest athletes and became the most-watched Olympics campaign of all-time. His PSA on racial bias, “Not A Gun,” from Goodby Silverstein & Partners, was one of the most awarded campaigns of 2020-2021, including earning a slot in SHOOT’s The Best Work You May Never See gallery. Additionally, Foley has earned numerous awards and accolades, including Cannes Lions, AICPs, Clios, LIAs, Webbys, and One Club/ADC Pencils.
“The opportunity to work with Supply&Demand and join their roster of award-winning creatives is an honor,” said Foley. “I’m excited to be part of a team that dedicates itself to fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.”
“Kevin’s films are honest and convey raw human emotion. On top of that visceral feeling you get when viewing, they are simply stunning,” said Matt Zion-Basile, executive producer, Supply&Demand. “Kevin felt like the perfect fit to our roster. I’m very much looking forward to introducing him to new and existing clients and seeing what we can create together.”